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SAT Practice Test

Wednesday, January 30th 10am-2pm

$10 (fundraiser for CCC Student Ambassadors Club)

Sign up at: Westmont SAT Practice Test

Deadline to signup is 1/23/19


 DUAL Enrollment Classes 

Friday January 11th is Last day to enroll for Spring Semester 

Get a packet from your counselor or College and Career Center




College and Career Center Upcoming Events:

all events are held in the Library @ study hall unless noted otherwise 

1/23  University of Arizona

1/24  Paul Mitchell The School, San Jose

1/29  Military Fair (all branches of Military will talk about opportunities)

2/5 and 2/8 PSAT Score Review Workshop - Sophomores welcome!


Did you miss a College Visit you were interested in?

Listen to Podcasts from past College Visits at the 

CCC Student Ambassadors Website



Watch us on Social Media


Instagram &  Twitter - @westmontccc


Snapchat - @collegecareer18


Facebook - @WestmontCCC


Get Reminded

of our events and important things you should know....

join our REMIND groups


Text the appropriate string to the number 81010:


Grads 2019 - text @f46a8e7

Grads 2020 - text @9h88d8

Grads 2021 - text @hckak3

Grads 2022 - text @rklaus




College & Career Specialist Mrs. Rene Klaus: rklaus@cuhsd.org 

 The Westmont College and Career Center is open daily in the library!

Have questions about applying to college or how to research careers?

Students may come in at any time for individualized help regarding college searches, scholarship opportunities, and the college application process.  Get help learning about potential careers and what training is needed. 

Our College and Career Specialist, Rene Klaus, collaborates 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.

Some useful College and Career Planning links


SAT - College Board




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

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


College & Career Center Student Ambassadors:

This year we are accepting applications from Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors 

to represent the College and Career Center (CCC) as Ambassadors. 

Applications for 2019-2020 school year will be available April 2019

If you are:

- interested in being a student liaison for the CCC

- savvy with social media, design, marketing

- like to learn about colleges and career opportunities

- have a few hours a month to help out next year


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 led by our College and Career Specialist and comprised of committed parent volunteers, 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 SVCTE; promote opportunities for students
. arrange and host career speakers from a variety of occupation

2. College planning
. assist students, as needed at study hall, lunch hour and after school
. 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 study hall, lunch hour and after school 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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