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.  

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    Upcoming Events:   

    PSAT Score Reports are available in the College & Career Center

     

    Winter Break December 23-January 7

    College & Career Center will be closed December 23 - January 7

    Financial Aid/FAFSA/CADA Presentation & Workshop @ GBHS January 22 6:30 pm to 8 pm

    Local Scholarship Program - Open to RJUHSD senior students February 1-28th

    Best of the Best - Pac 12 Out of State Schools Presentation @ GBHS February 20th

    ASVAB CEP Assessment @ GBHS February 26, 2020 9 am to 12 pm

    Why out of State Presentation @ GBHS March 3rd

    Academic Talent Search Qualify Exam for Summer Progam - March 18, 2020 7:45 am


    DECEMBER 2019 EARLY GRADS

    Please complete the Senior Grad Survey   

    December 2019 Early Grad Survey


    KP Launch

     

    The high school application period will be December 13, 2019 through January 10, 2020.

    Please go to the Summer Program tab for more information or click here for the KP Launch website.


     

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    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Room 837  9 am to 12 pm

    Sign up HERE

    Please get a release form signed by your 1st and 2nd period teachers.  This lets them know you will be missing class.  Emails are always sent to all teachers with a list of students participating.

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


    Financial Aid/FAFSA/CADA Presentation & Workshop #2

    @ GRANITE BAY HIGH SCHOOL in the LIBRARY

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    Sign up  bit.ly/jan2020financialaidworkshop

    or link here: January 2020 Financial Aid Workshop Registration   

    • 6:30 Presentation in the Library
    • Workshop following presentation – you will be able to work on your FAFSA/CADA application with the support staff from Sierra College

    REMINDER:  March 2 is the FAFSA California Deadline for all UC and CSU campuses.  Please note: other schools may have earlier deadline.  Check their website for dates.

    For the workshop, please bring with you:

    • FSA ID (to create your FSA ID, log into fsaid.ed.gov)
    • Social Security #
    • 2018 Tax Return & W2s
    • Records of Untaxed Income
    • Government photo ID or Alien Registration Number (if you are not a US Citizen)
    • If you prefer, bring your own laptop.
    • Have your FAFSA ID completed before the workshop (this can take up to 3 days for confirmation).  For directions on how to create a FAFSA ID, go HERE 

    Academic Talent Search (ATS) Qualify Exam for Summer Progam - March 18, 2020 7:45 am

    Academic Talent Search (ATS) has offered classes on the Sacramento State campus since 1982. Over the past 38 years, more than 47,500 young scholars have gained an early exposure to college life through ATS. Students preview the “college experience” by choosing their own classes in areas that interest them, meeting new friends from around Northern California who share their enthusiasm for learning, remaining academically engaged over the summer, and considering potential majors and career paths.

    Summer 2020 classes are pending.

    For more information check their website CSUS Academic Talent Search


    Bank of American Student Leadership Summer Program

    Website:  Bank of American Student Leadership Summer Program

    As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.

    Please go to the website for requirements and application.


    RJUHSD and Lennar After School Construction 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 (finish carpentry)

    Wednesday, February 26th -  Revised - Sierra College Construction project

    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 tgriffin@rjuhsd.us  


     SCHOLARSHIPS

    Where do I Find Scholarships?

    Many college scholarships are available to 9th-12th graders!

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    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, parent's 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
    10. Unusual scholarships
    11. Prestigious scholarships and fellowships
    12. Full tuition academic scholarships
    13. Scholarships for average students
    14. Community service scholarships
    15. Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students
    16. Cancer scholarships
    17. 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.   

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