College & Career Resource Center
Employment Application Procedure: All minors (under age 18) must have employment certificates. They must give their certificates to businesses that hire them when the job begins. When a student is leaving a job, the employer must return the certificate. A student can get information and an application for employment certificate from Mrs. Carapetyan or Mr. Thomas in the Student Services Office.
WNY Colleges Virtual Events: "Important info on Virtual Events from WNY Colleges."
Niagara University Virtual Junior Open House: We invite you to explore The Power of Niagara University Junior Open House Virtual Tour. Join us for interactive discussions regarding Admissions, Academics, Financial Aid, Career Services and Campus Life. See website for all the details and don't miss it!
Suny: Upstate Medical University-Virtual Events: SUNY Upstate is hosting various events that may be of interest to your pre-health students. See the wesite for all the details.
SUNY Virtual Events: SUNY Information sessions featuring 40+ Campuses. Which SUNY are you and Financial Aid Information Sessions are available. Visit the website to register for all the above events.
Your College Search Resource: Your college search is a guide to New Yorks 100+ private, not for profit colleges and universitieswith information on planning and paying for college, and Campus Locator Map, a visual resource showing the location for each private college campus in the state.
NextGen Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession: COAP introduces promising underrepresented high school juniors to the accounting and business careers. The program features sucessful role models and an introduction to college life.
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College & Career Resource Center
Following the completion of the group and individual experiences provided by high school counselors, the student will be able to:
- Articulate his/her career and educational plans for one to three years following graduation.
- Identify and name specific personal abilities, interests, values, and feelings both through conversation with the counselor and on specific instruments.
- State graduation requirements, articulating which have been completed and which remain to be satisfied.
- Identify and access school and community resources which assist in personal, career, and educational planning.
- Identify and apply characteristics of a healthy lifestyle.
The College and Career Resource Center provides excellent sources of career, college, and military information. Resources available through the Student Services office include:
Choices 360.com is a web-based computer program available for student use. Contains information on 2-and 4-year colleges, vocational schools, military careers, scholarships, and occupations. Several career assessments can be taken online with immediate results. Access Code NY01253.
ACT Aspire is a practice ACT assessment and interest inventory available to all Sophomores. Students can use results to interpret college readiness skills and career interest.
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) is an aptitude and interest inventory available to Juniors. It is designed to help students discover their interests, aptitudes and abilities while ultimately matching these with possible career and vocational options. Through the ASVAB students can further explore college majors, post secondary institutions as well as scholarship opportunities.
Our College and Career Resource Aide is available for help and guidance in using the various resources in our office. Materials are available to be signed out.
VIRTUAL TOUR EVENTS
NAVIAGATE 2020 Virtual Conference and College Tour: This event will host three days of live-stream expert presentations for students and families and a concurrnt virtual college fair with fully interactive booths. Students can chat live with college admissions representatives, helping to find a fit. This event is free of charge and visit website for all the details.
Visit George Washington University on a Virtual Tour: See all that GW has to offer right from your home. Visit wedsite for all the details and tour information.
SUNY Virtual Events: SUNY Information Sessions featuring 40+ Campuse. Which SUNY are you and Financial Aid Information Sessions are available. Visit the website to register for all the above events.
Virtual Vermont Young Writers' Conference: This year's event will be a virtual writingconference from Thursday, June 25, to Sunday, June 28th. In light of the stories building in you the Young Writers' Conference must go on! See the website if you are interested.
Boston University Summer Journalism Institute: With the help of zoom and other technology, we decided to offer our Boston University Summer Journalism Institute as an online non-credit course. Students will still have the opportunity to: Work with award winning journalists, such as Pulitzer Prize winners Lara Salah and Rochelle Sharpe who show them how to follow facts and get to the heart of stories affecting communities. Hear guest speakers, connect with students in different parts of the world and more. See website for dates and more information.
Consider CLEP Exams: The College Board's College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) has been the most widely trusted credit-by-examination program for over 50 years, accepted by 2,900 colleges and universities and administed in more than 2,000 test centers. The rigerous program allows students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds to demonstrate their mastery of introductory college-level material and earn college credit.
Columbia Undergraduate Virtual Visit: Take a Virtual Tour of the Columbia Campus with Columbia's virtual tour. You will enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view of Columbia's beautiful campus and much more. See website for all the detail.
Hillsdale Newest Online Course: Classic Children's Literature: Begin learning in Hillsdale's Newest Online Courses with the newest, Classic Children's Literature. Hillsdale free online course explores eight books that are worthy of being read, discussed, reread and quoted. See website for all the detail.
SUNY Plattsburgh Virtual Admissions Tour: Learn more and register to attend one of our many admissions events throughout the year! The date is June 17th at 3pm to 4pm.