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

California State Applications: Every day during the month of October and November, please send your child to the CCC to work on the Cal State application. It takes less than 1 hour. We are here to support your child.
 
FAFSA: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid opened October 1. Please join the Webinar listed below for more support.
Financial Aid 101: In coordination with the three other high schools in the district, we are inviting Senior parents ONLY to a Financial Aid 101 webinar led by a representative from the California Student Aid Commission:

  • Monday, Oct 3 6:30-7:30pm
  • Register in advance for this webinar
  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to join the webinar.

Essay Workshops: Essay writing will continue for all Levy academy sessions.

College Visits This Week in the CCC Office: Sign up on the Naviance home page or email to register at least 24 hours in advance. Have your students speak with their teachers to get permission. Follow the CCC instagram @ahs_college_career for timing each week.

  • Monday, Oct. 3: Northwestern University
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4: Connecticut College
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5: Denison Univ., Univ. of Tennessee, Villanova Univ
  • Thursday, Oct. 6: Bucknell University
  • Friday, Oct. 7: UC Merced, Union College

UC/Common Application Support: Your student can click here to make an appointment to work on essays or get help with the entire process.

JUNIORS
College Visits: Please have your student join college visits if they are interested in learning more about universities. It’s a fun way to check out majors, clubs, and study abroad options.

Volunteer Opportunities: Encourage your child to check out these great places to give back!

SOPHOMORES/FROSH
Volunteer Opportunity: This is also a good site to search for teen volunteer work.
 
Please visit our College & Career Counseling website any time for additional information and support.  

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Overview

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.