The Acalanes College and Career Center serves the entire student population of Acalanes High School in collaboration with the AUHSD school district and its fellow school sites. The purpose is to provide resources for all students in their preparation for life after high school. Whether that includes a four year or two year college, the military, technical training or a gap year, the AHS CCC aims to provide students with a place to research, share and learn how to pursue their goals.

College & Career

Final Transcripts: These requests were made when the Senior Exit Survey was completed by your student. If your student gets off a waitlist and/or has a change of plans, please contact Ms. Finn ( in the Counseling Office; she is in charge of sending these to the colleges.

Summer can be a great time to get started on your college application if you want to get a jump start (you can also get everything done once you return to school in August).

  • Log into Naviance
    • Add to the “Colleges I’m Thinking About List”
    • Research colleges
    • Update your resume
  • Go on college tours (virtual or in person)
  • Begin brainstorming (or writing) for the UC (Personal Insight questions) or Common App essay (all prompts are easily found online)
  • Register for a fall SAT or ACT (if taking)
    • Spend some time doing test prep (if taking a test)
  • Complete the Junior Survey
  • Volunteer
  • Get a job
  • Have fun!!!

Free - College Essay Workshop Tuesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 25
Must register ASAP - be sure to select “register to all dates below” to register - the event is not full.
Looking for college resources over the summer? Please see links below.
College Essay Guy

  • Free College Essay Resources for Students-

Registration required for live summer courses
How to Write the College Application + Supplemental Essays Course

  • How to Write a Personal Statement Online Course for Students

  • Additional College Resources
Volunteer Ideas: Check out this website for ideas too! It’s best to set a search filter for teens.
Please visit our College & Career Counseling website any time for additional information and support.  

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Debbie Levy, the Acalanes College and Career Advisor, is here to help students discover their passions and pursue college and career opportunities.

High impact workshops on college application, essay writing, financial aid, use of Naviance (the online college application tool) along with volunteer, internship, and career options.

The College and Career Center is off the front quad next to the Counseling Office.