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College & Career Center

 

 The Westmont College and Career Center is open daily from 11:45- 1pm in the library!

Have questions about applying to college?

Students may come in at any time for individualized help regarding college searches, scholarship opportunities, and the college application process.

We are a volunteer-driven team, collaborating with Westmont's guidance counselors and administrators to provide career and college support for all of our students.

We will help to answer your many college questions, as well as give you tips on how to best support your student going through the college process. We will discuss how to choose colleges, how to engage your student in the process, how to find a best fit college, tips to reduce stress and to empower your students.

Click here to visit the Westmont College and Career Center Facebook page

For more information or if you'd like to volunteer please email: westmontccc@cuhsd.org 

 

 

College and Career Center Upcoming Events:

 

ATTENTION SENIORS! It's not too late to start applying to college.  Come to the library on October 25th during Study Hall to our "How to actually apply to college" Workshop.  Bring your transcript and a list of colleges you want to apply to and get started.  We will show you what to do and answer questions.

 

November 16th & 17th: AP Student Panel

Thinking about taking AP classes next year? Come get all your questions answered!

 

November 18

AMDA (American Musical and Dramatic Academy @ Study Hall

 

December 8th

Out Of State College Fair! @7-9pm in the Gym

Over 40 Universities will be represented

 

 

 

College & Career Center Student Ambassadors:

Juniors (Class of 2018) you may apply to be a Student Ambassador in Spring! You may apply through Naviance. 

Come to the College & Career Center to find out more info.

 
 
The Westmont College and Career Center (CCC) connects students to resources for planning a "best fit" career and college path. This is a volunteer-supported forum for exchange of ideas, news, events and resources.
 
The Westmont CCC is comprised of a committed parent volunteer-driven team, collaborating with Westmont’s Counselors and Administrators to provide career and college support for our students.


Westmont CCC Mission:
Westmont CCC connects students to resources for planning a "best fit" college and career path

CCC objectives are:
1. Career planning and exploration
. promote self assessment tool on Naviance
. assist students, as needed at studyhall/lunch hour
. liaison to CCOC; promote opportunities for students
. arrange and host career speakers from a variety of occupation

2. College planning
. assist students, as needed at studyahll/lunch hour
. provide referral support for test prep, essays, online tools, summer programs
. refer students to resources for exploring "good fit" colleges and schools
. help students and parents explore affordable college programs such as WUE
. provide requirement deadlines for UC and Cal State college applications

3. Financial aid planning
. assist students, as needed at studyahll/lunch hour, on Naviance, to explore financial aid resources and scholarships
. provide referral support for FASFA, FastWeb, etc.
. host FAFSA workshop with onsite help for filing application

4. Work and internship referrals
. promote Community Service opportunities for students
. liaison to businesses and non-profits for shadowing opportunities and Senior Service learning partnerships
. host job postings on WHS CCC Facebook page

5. College and Vocational School visits on WHS campus
. outreach to colleges to schedule visits
. manage college visits calendar
. promote college visit on Bulletin, SchoolLoop, The Shield, Facebook
. manage visit on day of event

6. WHS CCC Resource Management
. supervise room during studyhall/lunch hour
. encourage computer usage for Naviance, career search, etc.
. promote resources of the CCC, via Bulletin, SchoolLoop, The Shield, Facebook
. manage volunteers to staff the room
Are you the first in your family to attend college?  if so there is a scholarship opportunity for you.
 
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