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.   

    Part time jobs available

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    Student Clerk - Technology Dept:  RJUHSD  FLYER

    In house Courier/Clerical:  Law firm  FLYER


    Class of 19

     

    Are you a senior attending a Military Academy in the Fall? 

    Please see Teri Keeney in the College & Career Center by May 10th.

     

    Please complete the following surveys by May 16

    College Advising Survey -  http://bit.ly/seniorcollegeadvisingsurvey

    Class of 2019 Grad Survey - http://bit.ly/2019srsurvey (Complete this when you know your post high school plans.  All info is kept confidential)

     

    Final Transcript Request - Graduating Seniors

    Final Transcript Form:  Use this form to request transcripts be sent to your attending University/College after final grades are posted.

    Form, along with a self address stamped envelope and $3.00, are due Friday, May 17th at Student Services.


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    Summer test prep workshops available

    July 29 - August 2

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    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


    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.  


     

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