COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

  • Teri Keeney
    tkeeney@rjuhsd.us
    (916) 786-8676 ext. 5111

    College Reps please visit Counselor Community to schedule a visit to our school or send me an email.   

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    • Wednesday, March 20 - Arizona State University  12 pm
    • Wednesday, March 27 – Washington State  12:45 pm
    • Wednesday, April 3:  Spring College Fair  during both lunches in the Quad
    • Wednesday, April 3: Sac State Admissions Workshop "I'm going to Sac State, Now what do I do?" 10 am Library
    • Wednesday, April 10:  Colorado Mesa University  11:15 am
    • Friday, April 26 - University of Nevada, Reno Both Lunches

    Admitted Student Meetings (see below for more information)

    • Wednesday, March 20 - Arizona State University  12 pm
    • Wednesday, March 27 – Washington State  12:45 pm
    • Wednesday, April 3 - CSU Sacramento 10 am
    • Friday, April 26 - University of Nevada, Reno Both Lunches

    Sign up HERE


    UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE:

    UTI trains and prepares students who have a passion for the Automotive, Diesel, Welding, Auto Body, Motorcycle, CNC Machining Industries! 

    Universal Technical Institute upcoming events:

    • Bass Pro Shot (Future Tech Nights)

    Come out and hear about career opportunities as a Technician with Bass Pro Shops

    Friday April 5th 6-8PM

    Rocklin CA

    Bass Pro Shops offers Tuition Reimbursement to our Graduates who work for them as a technician (Over 4000 companies offer Tuition reimbursement to UTI Graduates)

    Free refreshments will be provided and there will also Raffle off Free prizes

    • Summer Ignite

    2020 Grads can take Free Classes at UTI This summer

    Classes being in the middle of June or the beginning of July and there is no charge

    Students will have the opportunity to “Test Drive our School” credits are transferable and will shaves off money from tuition if they end up attending after high school  


    Washington State, Azusa Pacific, Arizona State and University of Nevada, Reno

    Admitted Students

       What’s Next?  Meetings in the College & Career Center

    If you've been admitted to Washington State, Azusa Pacific, University of Nevada, Reno or Arizona State, please come to your informational meeting.  You will learn what your next steps are, deadlines and more.  You are welcome to bring your questions.  Please sign up HERE

    Thursday, March 14 - Azusa Pacific University AFTER SCHOOL @ 12:30 (MINIMUM DAY) – Pizza provided

    Wednesday, March 20 - Arizona State University  12 pm

    Wednesday, March 27 – Washington State  12:45 pm

    Wednesday, April 3 - CSU Sacramento 10 am

    Friday, April 26 - University of Nevada, Reno Both Lunches


    SENIOR HIRING EVENT

    Are interested in carpentry, framing, HVAC,plumbing, electrical and more...

    Get a paid internship

    Saturday, April 13

    9-11 am

    Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square, Citrus Heights

    FLYER


    CSU Sacramento – College Making it Happen, a Free Event

    Saturday, April 6 

    Check in:  8 am to 9 am

    Program ends at 2 pm

    For more information and to register online:   www.csus.edu/cmih

    Workshops for parents and students designed to communicate the importance of early academic and financial planning to assure all children have choices after high school.


    UCLA Department of Art Summer Program

    See FLYER for program details.


    Golfland/Sunsplash Hiring Event

    Golfland/Sunsplash will be back Wednesday, March 20th during both lunches taking applications for summer positions.  Lifeguard, castle workers, and more.


    AP EXAM REGISTRATION

    Reminders:

    • You must login to the students’ rjuhsd.us email account prior to registering.
      • The link is only active for rjuhsd users.

    Dates to Remember

    March 15, 2019

    • Last Day to register and payment
    • Last day for refunds

    March 18, 2019

    • Late Fees begin

    March 28, 2019

    • LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION

     


    College Rep Visits

     

     

    CMU     Colorado Mesa University  April 10   11:15 am

      

    College Day Fair  April 3rd during both lunches


    SCHOLARSHIPS

    Where do I find Scholarships?

    • Naviance
    • In the College & Career Center and on the College & Career Center Website
    • RJUHSD Local Scholarship Program Feb. 1-28
    • Organizations your family is connected to – Local businesses, clubs, unions, banks, churches, parents place of employment.
    • Check your intended college’s website under financial aid/scholarships.
    • Online searches – be sure they are FREE. Here a few…
    1. Financial Aid on the Web: finaid.org
    2. Salle Mae Scholarships: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/
    3. College Board: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-scholarships
    4. College Board Opportunity Scholarships: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
    5. Going Merry: https://www.goingmerry.com/
    6. Wired Scholar: wiredscholar.com
    7. com: www.gocollege.com
    8. Search for Scholarships: scholarships360.org
    9. Fast Web:  Fastweb.com

    Transcripts and Your College Applications

    If you apply through Common Application and invite your counselor – Your transcript will be sent automatically to the institutions you are applying

    If you request a transcript from your counselor through the Coalition Application – Your transcript will be sent automatically to the institutions you are applying

    If you request a transcript from your counselor through SENDedu –  Your transcript will be sent automatically to the institutions you are applying

    All others – with the exception of those noted above, you, the student, should order up transcripts through Student Services ($3 fee for each) unless there is an electronic means for your counselor to send a transcript to the insitution electronically. In those cases, it is the student’s responsibility to get their counselor that information for their counselor to do so.

    If a hardcopy is needed to be sent, that would require you, the student, to order a transcript through Student Services at a cost of $3 each.

    Any questions, please see Teri Keeney in the College & Career Center.  


    Sierra College Enrollment Specialist

    Ms. Covarrubias, Sierra College Enrollment Specialist, is at GBHS in the College & Career Center Tuesdays from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

    Sierra College @ GBHS Schedule

    October 1st:  Fall 2019 Application opens

    Seniors planning to attend Sierra College in the Fall 2019:

    Step 1: Apply now with the Admissions application at the Sierra College home page

    Step 2: Our Sierra College Enrollment Specialist will send a pass to follow up with you on Orientation to Sierra

    What is Sierra Promise?
    Sierra Promise is a partnership between Sierra College and our local district high schools to help students with their transition to college. Sierra Promise helps make students college-ready before they graduate from high school, and helps them start college with an education/career plan and access to financial support.

    Who is eligible for Sierra Promise?  
    Granite Bay High School is a partner high school, as a current senior you are initially eligible. Once a student completes an application for admission to the college, he/she will receive an invitation in their mySierra account to “Become a Promise Scholar.”
     
    What does it mean to “Become a Promise Scholar?”
    Students who commit to Sierra Promise get additional services and support. These include:

    • Priority registration for your first semester, an education and career plan, assistance with financial aid/scholarships
    • Referrals to support and success programs such as RISE, Guardian Scholars, Puente, EOPS, etc.
    • Referrals to additional career and academic resources
    • Workshops and events to help with registration and orientation

    In return, Promise Scholars commit to the following:

    • Complete the FAFSA or Dream application
    • Participate in registration and orientation events sponsored by Sierra Promise
    • Enroll in 30 or more units within your first year (summer, fall, spring)

    Sierra College Website

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