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.  


    Give thanks

    The GBHS College & Career Center will close Tuesday, November

    20 and reopen Monday, November 26.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

     


    Class of 2019

    SENIORS & PARENTS

    ** FAFSA **

    Have you completed your FAFSA?

    It is recommended that EVERYONE complete the FAFSA.

    You still have time.  

    Don't forget your counselors and the College & Career Center are here to help you.  If you have any questions, feel free to stop by the College & Career Center at anytime.

     

    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.


    CSU UC Common coalition

    Guidance with college applications is availale in the Library 

    * November 15 - after school 


    Clean Diesel Technology & Collision Technology Open House @ American River College 

    American River College offers a wide variety of programs to appeal to a diverse group of students. Their Automotive Technology, Automotive Collision Technology and Diesel/Clean Diesel Technology programs are a combination of classroom and hands-on shop experiences that prepare students for careers in all phases of the transportation industry. Students are trained in the use of workshop manuals in traditional and computerized formats, hand-held meters and scanners and special shop tools including power and hand tools.

    Of you are interested in attending their Open House on Wednesday, November 14, please see Teri Keeney in the College and Career Center.


    STUDENTS 

    WE HAVE GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU TO MEET WITH COLLEGE ADMISSION REPS AT GBHS. 

    PLEASE COME BY TO LEARN ABOUT EACH CAMPUS AND SEE WHICH ONE IS A FIT WITH YOU. 

    ONE OF THEM COULD BE YOUR NEXT ALMA MATER!!

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    COLLEGE PRESENTATIONS

    STUDENTS go to your NAVIANCE account to access the most current list of College Reps visiting Granite Bay High School.

    Sign up for presentations HERE

    UPCOMING VISITS

    DATE          TIME          COLLEGE
    11/13/2018 11:15am    Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Boston MA
    11/13/2018 7:30am     University of California-Los Angeles LA CA

    11/15/2018  2:00 pm   Utah State University
    11/16/2018 9:00am     Hillsdale College Hillsdale MI

    12/6/2018   11:15am  Johnson & Wales University


    UPCOMING EVENTS 

    The Month of December - Scholarship Awareness Month in the College & Career Center

    January 23 - ASVAB @ GBHS

    February 13 - ASVAB Interpretation

     FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THE ABOVE, PLEASE GO TO THE COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER


    Sierra College Enrollment Specialist

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

     

    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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