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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    The College and Career Center will be closed from June 4th through August 2nd

     

    Upcoming Events:

    Military Academy Night, Wednesday, August 28th 6-8 pm

    Fall College Day Fair, Wednesday, September 18th during both lunches

    Financial Aid Night/FAFSA/Dream Act, Tuesday, October 8th @ GBHS


    For the Class of 2020 ONLY

    Summer College Exploration Workshop

    June 10 and June 11

    9 am to 12 pm 

    at GBHS Library

    Sign up HERE (space is limited)

    A two day workshop exploring:

    • UC, CSU, Private and Community Colleges
    • Career and College Exploration
    • Creating a college list
    • Understanding Personal Insight Questions and Personal Essays 
    • Understand Financial Aid and scholarships
    • Prepare a resume for college applications
    • Letter of Recommendation process

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    Class of 2020

    Personal Finance Course - Final Exam Registration

    Sign up to take the Personal Finance Final Exam

    You must completed all chapter exams prior to taking the final exam.  You can find the Personal Finance course in your Blackboard account.

    The exam will be administered in the Learning Center/Library throughout the school year.


    If you have a work permit to pick up, please pick it up by May 31st in the College & Career Center. 

    After June 3rd, please go to Independence High School for work permits

    125 Berry Street, Roseville, CA

    Monday-Thursday  7:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Please call before going to Independence High School - the office may be closed periodically for meetings.

    Summer Work Permit Flyer and FAQ

    1.  Download a Request for Work Permit and Statement of Intent to Employ Minor" form FORM HERE

    2.  Employer completes and signs their section

    3.  Parent/Legal Guardian signatures must be complete  


    SAT - ACT TEST PREP

    Summer test prep workshops available

    July 29 - August 2

    Flyer


    NEWS

    ** US News & World Report Article:  Universities That Meet Full Financial Need With NO Loans


    Sierra College Enrollment

     

    October 1, 2018:  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

    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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