College & Career Center
SAN RAMON VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mon., Tues, Thurs. & Fri; 10:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Wed.
Coordinators: Mrs. (Candy) Jewett, ; Mrs. (Jill) Schratz, [email protected]
Office phone: 925.552.3007
CEEB Code: 050725
What’s in your College and Career Center?
· College representative visits (sign up required)
· College guidebooks, view books and catalogs
· Other college exploration materials/workshops
· Job and internship board and reference information
· Volunteer opportunities
· Scholarship opportunities and reference materials
· Financial Aid Information and materials (FAFSA, CSS Profile)
· Summer Enrichment Opportunities (brochures & books)
· Career and Major exploration materials (books, handouts)
· Lunchtime student workshops (college application process, essay brainstorming, college testing, etc.)
· SAT/Subject Test/ACT/PSAT registration materials, workbooks and practice tests
· AP testing information (spring)
· Academic Boosters’ SAT & ACT test prep/practice test program information
· Parent workshops such as “College Admissions 101”, “Hands On FAFSA” , "Community College Overview", "Understanding SAT/ACT/Subject Tests", "Summer Programs" and more.
· Assistance with learning how to use our College & Career Research Tool – Naviance-Family Connection
ü Check School loop emails, the Daily E-Bulletin, SRVHS website (right side under NEWS) and our signs in quad and in front of D-hall for important College & CareerCenter happenings.
ü E-mail Mrs. Jewett or Mrs. Schratz with questions OR stop by the College & CareerCenter
See School Loop and eBulletin announcements for Upcoming Events you should know about!
Download a suggested 4 year timeline below, for college Bound students
GreatCollege and Career Websites
www.CAcareerzone.org- Choose "Make Money Choices" for a fun assessment of what you will need to earn to have the lifestyle you expect!
http://www.uncw.edu/career/WhatCanIDoWithaMajorIn.html - “what can I do with a major in????”
www.mynextmove.org- Career Exploration site
www.collegeboard.org- SAT info, also lots of information on majors, careers and colleges
www.actstudent.org - ACT info, also majors, careers and colleges
www.ncaa.org & www.eligibilitycenter.org - For students thinking about joining college athletic teams.
www.californiacolleges.edu - site for CA public systems (community college, UC and CSU), & CA privates.
www.universityofcalifornia.edu - UC campus info (and application site)
www.csumentor.edu - CSU campus info (and application site)
www.cccapply.org/colleges/ - CA Community Colleges info and application site
www.commonapp.org - Common Application Website
www.aiccu.edu - CA Independent/private colleges
Testing and Test Preparation (click on link below or pick up hard copies in the Center)
ACT booklet- "Preparing for the ACT" booklet:
SAT booklet- "Getting Ready for the SAT" booklet:
SAT Subject Tests booklet - "Getting Ready for the SAT Subject Tests" booklet:
SRVHS Academic Boosters - Test Prep Program Calendar 2013-14:
See below for SOME HANDOUTS TO PERUSE AND/OR DOWNLOAD (hover cursor to realize "link", or click on the attached files below to download the document(s)