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Our office is open to assist you with questions about college applications, financial aid, SAT and ACT exams and work permits.

Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
(562) 801-7540
 Closed for Summer Break 7/16/18 - 8/3/18 

Please note our new telephone number: (562) 801-7540

Welcome to the College Career Center web page.

Representatives from special programs are available to offer students one-on-one assistance and answer questions about college. See the Program Advisor for an application to join one of these excellent programs.  Advisor schedules are as follows:


None during the Summer.



REPRESENTATIVE VISITS
Sign up in the CCC to meet with these representatives: 

None during the Summer.



AP/ACT/SAT/PSAT TEST INFORMATION


ACT
Registration for the 2018-2019 school year does not open until the end of July.  Please check back later.

To register online for ACT: Click here


SAT
The first exam for the 2018-2019 school year will be on August 25, 2018.  Registration is now open, fee waivers are available to Class of 2019 students who receive free/reduced lunch.  Deadline to register is Friday, July 27, 2018.

To register on-line for SAT: Click here 




AP SCORES
Your AP number is required to retrieve your scores.  You received a unique 8-digit AP number when you took your AP Exams. Your AP number appears on the card and AP Student Pack you saved.  If you have misplaced your AP number, you can have it emailed to you after logging in HERE.









COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Are you interested in taking a class at a Community College?
Remember that as a high school student you will be required to complete a Concurrent Enrollment form to be signed by student, parent/guardian and counselor BEFORE registering for a class.

3 Steps for taking a Community College Class:
1 - Online application
2 - Concurrent Enrollment Form
3 - Registration for class





CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY (CSU)
Click Here for CaliforniaColleges.edu





UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (UC)



PRIVATE SCHOOLS
Most private schools have later deadlines. Deadline dates can be found on each individual school's website. Click Here to use The Common Application. Click Here to use The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success application.


COLLEGE GREENLIGHT
Applying to Out-of-State and Private schools through College Greenlight allows you to complete one (1) application to send to multiple colleges.  As an added benefit, participating colleges have agreed to waive the application fee.  Click Here to begin your application.




FAFSA and CA Dream Act  (Federal Aid!
Prepare for FAFSA by creating a FSA ID for yourself and your parent.
CSS FINANCIAL AID PROFILE - Required for Private Schools

Click Here to apply for FAFSA  - U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a Social Security number

Click Here to apply for CA Dream Act - Not a U.S. citizen, do not have a Social Security number


Cal Grant (State Aid) - Click Here to create your portal to see if you qualify for a Cal Grant.





This chart will explain the different types of student loans:





Understanding and Comparing Loans
The following is a link to a site that will assist students and parents in understanding the different type of loans available.  It will also allow you to compare loans to determine which is best for you.  Click Here
All scholarship applications are available in paper form in the College Career Center unless an online link has been provided.



UNIVERSITY'S TUTOR SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST ($1,000)
Deadline:  The end of every month

The Contest is open to anyone 16 years of age or older.  Each essay must be at least 300 words and in response to a monthly essay prompt made available on the Website.  All essay submissions must be submitted through the Website by 11:59 PM CST.

Click Here for University Tutor Website



FREE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH PROGRAMS

MALDEFScholarship Resource Guide
This is an extensive list of scholarships that may not require a valid social security number to redeem the award. It is suggested that you look through the scholarship list and select scholarships that are applicable to you.



SallieMae - CollegeAnswer.com 
Facts: 
Easy to use FREE service with no ads and no selling of user info 
Contains over 2.8 million scholarships worth more than $16 billion 
Questionnaire also offered in Spanish
Features: 
Sort scholarships by name, deadline or award amount 
Adjustable match accuracy to see more or fewer awards 
View printable calendar listing all scholarship deadlines 
Register online at www.collegeanswer.com




Unigo Scholarship Match
Free scholarship matching service with a database of over 3.6 million scholarships. Scholarships added daily.

Click Here to register online.

The CCC is open Mon-Fri 7AM-3PM to assist you. Please take care of all business BEFORE Fri, 7/13. We will be CLOSED for Summer Break 7/16-8/3. Questions, call 562-801-7542

To get a Work Permit:

Download a Request for Work Permit form and instructions here. Please read instructions carefully and make sure all requested information is completed. 

Students looking for Entertainment Permits must contact the Department of Industrial Relations-Division of Labor Standards at 562-590-5048.


Resume - Some employers may require you to submit a resume. There are several online templates available. If you have never had a job or are having a difficult time finding a template to use, send me an email at sperea@erusd.org and I will send you a template and instructions.



JOB BOARD 
(updated 7/9/18)
The following employers are accepting applications:

• Applebee's
1493 N. Montebello Blvd., Montebello
 (Host/Hostess/Servers)

• Buffalo Wild Wings
193 Stonewood Court, Downey
10033 Whittwood Drive, Whittier

• Carl's Jr.
12358 Washington Blvd., Whittier

• Chick-fil-A
8613 Firestone Blvd., Downey

• Del Taco
8650 Washington Blvd., Pico Rivera
12320 Washington Blvd., Whittier

• Marie Callender's
9829 La Serna Drive, Whittier

Subway 
8692 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera



None at this time.