ACHS College Night - March 2024

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 an employment certificate from Mrs. Carapetyan or Mr. Thomas in the Student Services Office.

    College & Career Resource Center

    Following the completion of the group and individual experiences provided by high school counselors, the student will be able to:

    1. Articulate his/her career and educational plans for one to three years following graduation.
    2. Identify and name specific personal abilities, interests, values, and feelings both through conversation with the counselor and on specific devices.
    3. State graduation requirements, articulating which have been completed and which remain to be satisfied.
    4. Identify and access school and community resources which assist in personal, career, and educational planning.
    5. 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 is a web-based computer program available for students' use. Contains information on 2 and 4-year colleges, vocational schools, military careers, scholarships, and occupations. Various career assessments can be taken online with immediate results. Access Code NYO1253.  

    INVESTIN Parents Events: This parent event series is designed to give parents the essential tools they'll need to support their children on their career journey. Events are run by leading experts and are free to attend.

    Six Colleges: Shared virtual admission events from six top ranked liberal arts colleges: Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, and Williams.

    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.

    Universal Technical Institute Automotive & Diesel Mechanic: For any students who might be interested in the Automotive Industry.

    Call Denise Davis, Admissions Representative, at (716) 554-0313.

    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 ASVAB, students can further explore college majors, post-second institutions as well as scholarship opportunities.

    WNY Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics: Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN'S) are experts in food and nutrition. They use the science of nutrition to create practical solutions to help improve the health of the patients and populations they work with. See site for more details.

    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.