COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
(916) 786-8676 ext. 5111
College Reps please visit Counselor Community to schedule a visit to our school or send me an email.
Senior Advising - Wednesday, Sept. 18 during Collab morning To be rescheduled
Fall College Day Fair, Wednesday, September 18th during both lunches
RJUHSD College Fair @ Woodcreek High School, Thursday, Sept. 26th 6-8 pm
Financial Aid Night/FAFSA/Dream Act, Tuesday, October 8th @ GBHS 6:30-8:30 pm
PSAT - Wednesday, October 30 @ GBHS 7:15 am
FBI Teen Academy - Friday, November 22, 2019
Wednesday, September 18
During both lunches in the Quad
The following universities and organizations will be available to discuss admissions, programs and more ....
· CSU Sacramento
· New York Film Academy - LA
· Saint Mary's College of California
· Boise State University
· Sierra College
· University of Colorado Boulder
· University of Tampa
· University of Colorado Colorado Springs
· University of the Pacific
· Portland State University
· William Jessup University
· California Baptist University
· Texas Christian University - TCU
· Louisiana State University
· Carroll College Montana
· Washington State University
· Illinois Institute of Technology
· University of Nevada, Reno
· Asher College
· United State Air Force
· Cogswell College
· The University of Arizona
· Dominican University of California
· William Jessup University
· University of Massachusetts-Amherst
· Roseville Adult School
· University of Tampa
· Air Force National Guard
· Federico College
· United States Marine Corp
· United States
RJUHSD COLLEGE FAIR
Thursday, September 26th
Woodcreek High School
6 pm - 8 pm
Representatives from over 100 colleges & universities will be available to meet prospective students and parents
PSAT - Wednesday, October 30 @ GBHS 7:15 am
The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 30th -
There is no charge for Sophomores to take this test. The district is covering the costs for ALL sophomores to take the PSAT and therefore there is NO need for sophomores to register. All sophomores are currently registered unless an opt out form was turned in to administration.
Freshman & Juniors:
Cost is $30.00
Please pay at www.granitebayhigh.org (
GBHS Webstore - link is on the left side of the screen) or with cash/check at the Student Services window. Once you have paid for the test, this will be your "registration". We are limited to 100 sign ups between freshman and juniors. After 100, there will be a wait list.
DEADLINE TO PAY/REGISTER IS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1ST @ 2:30 PM (or if the maximum of 100 sign ups is reached prior to Oct. 1st.).
Test Date: Wednesday, October 30
Test Time: arrive by 7:15 am - Room rosters will be sent out prior to test date and posted in the front office
Cost: Free for sophomores; $30.00 for all others
FBI TEEN ACADEMY
FBI Teen Academy will be held Friday, November 22, 2019 from 7:30 am to 5 pm at the FBI Sacramento Division headquarters in Roseville.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019
The FBI Teen Academy exposes students to FBI careers, values and priorities; introduces the types of cases the FBI investigates; improves awareness of the hidden dangers of social media, online communication and more; inspires a desire for physical fitness; and encourages maintenance of a healthy lifestyle free of crime, drugs, gangs and violence. After attending, students are better prepared to serve as role models in their academic and social communities. Empowered with greater awareness of the challenges that face our community as a whole, students are encouraged to openly share their experiences and gained knowledge with their peers, offering support and guidance to those who may be facing challenging issues.
Students must complete all materials and obtain the necessary signatures as indicated on the application checklist listed online at https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/sacramento/community-outreach-1
20th Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities Recruitment Fair
Saturday, September 14, 2019
9:30 am-1:30 pm
@ Monterey Trail High School
- Speak to recruiters from over 30 differencent HBCUs
- Receive application fee waivers
- On the spot admissions from selected colleges, if qualified
- Scholarships awarded, if qualified
See a list of schools and get more information HERE
Volunteer Opportunity @ Dos Lenguas Una Voz
Tutor children in need at schools in our surrounding communities.
If you have additional questions you can contact:
TANNA FORBES 916 745-6708 (Voicemail Only) FORBESTANNA@GMAIL.COM
Nordstrom Fashion Ambassadors
WE ARE LOOKING FOR 2019-2020 NORDSTROM FASHION AMBASSADORS!
MUST BE A JUNIOR OR SENIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR.
As a Nordstrom Fashion Ambassador, you’ll receive valuable information about the ins and outs of the fashion and retail industry, behind-the-scenes access to fun events, plus advice and tools to develop a career in fashion.
Nordstrom Fashion Ambassadors meet once a month every 3rd Sunday morning at the Roseville Galleria location. Each meeting covers new topics and fun projects. This unpaid membership runs from September 2019 through May 2020.
RJUHSD and Lennar After School Contruction Workshops
Oakmont High School
1710 Cirby Way, Roseville 95661
Mr. Weld’s Construction Room - IA 4
All workshops run from 3-5 pm.
Wednesday, September 25th - L & S Framing
Wednesday, October 23rd - Interior Logic (Tile)
Wednesday, January 22nd - Heritage One (finsh carpentry)
Wednesday, February 26th - Eagle Stucco (Drywall)
Wednesday, March 25th - Rescue Electric (Electrical)
Wednesday, April 22nd - Villara (HVAC & Plumbing)
Important Important Information!
- Students must turn in a photo release and liability waiver. You may bring the paperwork to the first workshop!
- Juniors who attend the after school workshops are invited to apply for a paid summer internship that will begin June 2020. All workshops are hands-on and free!
- Seniors who attend will be invited to a career fair scheduled for April 2020 in order to apply for work in the trades upon graduation.
Questions? Contact Terri Griffin, R.J.U.H.S.D. Work Based Learning Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming College Visits
in the College & Career Center
Sign up HERE
Download the permission slip HERE (have your teacher sign this and bring with you to the presentation)
COLLEGE REP VISITS Date Time College City State 9/6/2019 8:00 AM Drexel University Philadelphia PA 9/6/2019 9:00 AM Academy of Art University San Francisco CA 9/6/2019 11:15 AM Colgate University Hamilton NY 9/9/2019 12:45 PM Oregon State University Corvallis OR
Verto Education - Study abroad your first year
More information on Verto Education HERE
9/12/2019 2:00 PM University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque NM 9/13/2019 9:00 AM University of California-Davis Davis CA 9/17/2019 9:00 AM Southern Oregon University Ashland OR 9/17/2019 12:45 PM University of California, Merced Merced CA 9/17/2019 2:00 PM University of the Pacific Stockton CA 9/18/2019 8:00 AM Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 9/18/2019 9:00 AM University of Tampa Tampa FL 9/18/2019 11:15 AM William Jessup University Rocklin CA 9/18/2019 12:45 PM University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst MA 9/19/2019 9:00 AM Arizona State University Tempe AZ 9/19/2019 11:15 AM Portland State University Portland OR 9/19/2019 12:45 PM Azusa Pacific University Azusa CA 9/19/2019 2:00 PM Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego CA 9/20/2019 8:00 AM Syracuse University Syracuse NY 9/20/2019 9:00 AM University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 9/20/2019 11:15 AM Willamette University Salem OR 9/23/2019 2:00 PM University of California-Berkeley 9/24/2019 9:00 AM Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles CA 9/24/2019 11:15 AM University of Tulsa Tulsa OK 9/24/2019 12:45 PM Marist College Poughkeepsie NY 9/24/2019 2:00 PM University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu HI 9/25/2019 8:00 AM The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville TN 9/25/2019 9:00 AM Salve Regina University Newport RI 9/25/2019 11:15 AM The University of Arizona Tucson AZ 9/25/2019 12:45 PM University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara CA 9/25/2019 10:00 AM Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Arizona 9/26/2019 9:00 AM Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction CO 9/26/2019 11:15 AM University of Portland Portland OR 9/26/2019 12:45 PM Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette IN 9/26/2019 2:00 PM University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign IL 9/27/2019 8:00 AM Biola University La Mirada CA 9/27/2019 9:00 AM Gonzaga University Spokane WA 9/27/2019 11:15 AM Westmont College Santa Barbara CA
9/30/2019 12:45 PM University of Oregon Eugene OR 9/30/2019 2:00 PM Chapman University Orange CA 10/1/2019 12:45 PM FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-LA Los Angeles CA 10/2/2019 8:00 AM University of Rochester Rochester NY 10/2/2019 9:00 AM University of California-Davis Davis CA 10/2/2019 11:15 AM Seton Hall University South Orange NJ 10/2/2019 12:45 PM Michigan State University East Lansing MI 10/3/2019 9:00 AM The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 10/4/2019 8:00 AM Vanderbilt University Nashville TN 10/4/2019 9:00 AM Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 10/4/2019 11:15 AM Pacific University Forest Grove OR 10/7/2019 9:00 AM Washington University in St. Louis Saint Louis MO 10/9/2019 8:00 AM New York University New York NY 10/10/2019 11:15 AM Occidental College Los Angeles CA 10/11/2019 9:00 AM University of Kansas Lawrence KS 10/15/2019 9:00 AM Boise State University Boise ID 10/15/2019 11:15 AM Marymount Manhattan College New York NY 10/15/2019 12:45 PM Santa Clara University Santa Clara CA 10/15/2019 2:00 PM University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz CA 10/17/2019 9:00 AM University of San Francisco San Francisco CA 10/23/2019 8:00 AM Montana State University Bozeman MT 10/24/2019 2:00 PM Boston University Boston MA 10/30/2019 8:00 AM Pepperdine University - rescheduled from 10/28/19 Malibu CA 10/31/2019 11:15 AM Creighton University Omaha NE 10/31/2019 2:00 PM Bucknell University Lewisburg PA 11/5/2019 9:00 AM Utah State University Logan UT
Fall College Day Fair September 18th
during both lunches in the quad @ GBHS
Asher College Sacramento CA Boise State University Boise ID California Baptist University Riverside CA California Northstate University College of Health Sciences Rancho Cordova CA Carroll College Montana Helena MT Cogswell College San Jose CA College City State Dominican University of California San Rafael CA Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago IL Louisiana State University Baton Rouge LA New York Film Academy - Los Angeles Los Angeles CA Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ Portland State University Portland OR Roseville Adult School Roseville CA Saint Mary's College of California Moraga CA Sierra College Rocklin CA Texas Christian University - TCU Fort Worth TX The University of Arizona Tucson AZ United State Air Force University of Colorado Boulder Boulder CO University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs CO University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst MA University of Nevada, Reno Reno NV University of Tampa Tampa FL University of Tampa Tampa FL University of the Pacific Stockton CA Washington State University Pullman WA William Jessup University Rocklin CA William Jessup University Rocklin CA Federico Beauty Institute Sacramento CA
Class of 2020
Personal Finance Course - Final Exam Registration
You must complete all chapter exams prior to taking the final exam. You can find the Personal Finance course in your Blackboard account.
Once you have passed the 4 unit chapter tests with a 70% or better, you will be prompted to sign up for the final exam course.
The exam will be administered in the Learning Center/Library throughout the school year unless otherwise noted.
Where do I find Scholarships?
Many college scholarships are available to 9th-12th graders!
- 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…
- Financial Aid on the Web: finaid.org
- Salle Mae Scholarships: https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/
- College Board: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-scholarships
- College Board Opportunity Scholarships: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
- Going Merry: https://www.goingmerry.com/
- Wired Scholar: wiredscholar.com
- com: www.gocollege.com
- Search for Scholarships: scholarships360.org
- Fast Web: Fastweb.com
- Unusual scholarships
- Prestigious scholarships and fellowships
- Full tuition academic scholarships
- Scholarships for average students
- Community service scholarships
- Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students
- Cancer scholarships
- Athletic scholarships
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.
The internet offers a variety of free scholarship search sites (see below). Be wary of any entity that guarantees you will be selected for a scholarship. Remember: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! If you think you are a victim of a scholarship scam or financial aid fraud, please report it immediately to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Inspector General at 1-800-MIS-USED or email email@example.com.
Going Merry (A scholarship search and one application website)