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:
Be A Leader Rio Hondo
Michelle Sandoval Jonae Varela
Monday - Friday Monday
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tri-Cities ROP CSU Los Angeles
Adele Cuevas Fernanda Napoles
Monday & Thursday 2nd-4th Friday of each month
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
EAOP-UC Irvine EAOP-UC Irvine
Jocelyne Perez Denisse Viera
Mondays & Wednesdays Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sign up in the CCC to meet with these representatives:
• Cerritos College Assessment - Tuesday, April 25th
• US Army - Thursday, May 4th - Quad during lunch
• US Navy - Tuesday, May 16th - Quad during lunch
ª US Marines - Wednesday, May 17th - Quad during lunch
AP/ACT/SAT/PSAT TEST INFORMATION
for a calendar of ACT/SAT test dates, deadlines and fees for 2016-2017.
The next exam will be administered on June 10, 2017. Deadline to register is Friday, May 5, 2017. Fee waivers available to Juniors who qualify.
To register online for ACT: Click here
The next exam will be administered on May 6, 2017. Deadline to register is Tuesday, April 18th. Fee waivers available to Juniors who are CSU eligible and receive free/reduced lunch.
TIER ONE SAT Prep Course is being held in room H-3.
- Are you interested in taking a class at a Community College?
to apply online. Stop by the College/Career Center if you need assistance.Class Schedules:
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY (CSU)
Click Here to see if a CSU is still accepting applications.
English Placement Test - EPT/Entry Level Mathematics - ELM
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (UC)
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
FAFSA and CA Dream Act (Federal Aid)
Prepare for FAFSA by creating a FSA ID for yourself and your parent.
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.
THE GUS BARRAZA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: April 28, 2017
• ERHS Senior of Mexican descent who will be a 1st generation college student
• Be pursuing an education/career in a STEM field
• Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
• Demonstrate financial need
• 500-word essay about yourself and why you want to go to college
ROBERT PAQUETTE TRADE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP ($1,000.00)
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Open to high school seniors planning to attend a trade/vocational school or trade/vocational program at a community college.
The application is a fillable PDF. Please TYPE all information BEFORE printing. Click Here
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY ($1,500.00 - $2,000.00)
Deadline: May 1, 2017
• High school senior with plans to enroll as a full-time college student by Fall 2017
• Minimum GPA of 2.50
• U.S. Citizen or legal resident
• Demonstrate strong community involvement
Application is a fillable PDF. Please TYPE responses BEFORE printing. Click Here
PICO WATER DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: May 12, 2017
• High school senior graduating in 2017
• Plans to enter college/university in Fall 2017
• MUST live in the Pico Water District service area.
Click Here to complete fillable PDF of application.
AJ WANG FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: June 1, 2017
• High school senior graduating in June 2017
• Minimum GPA of 2.5
• U.S. Citizen, legal resident or DACA eligible
• Plans to attend one of the following community colleges and earn a degree, certificate and/or meet transfer requirements:
Cerritos College, Coastline Community College, Compton Center - El Camino College, ELAC, LA City College, LA Harbor College, LA Mission College, LA Pierce College, LA Southwest College, LA Trade Tech, LA Valley College, Moorpark College, Oxnard College, PCC, Santa Monica College, Ventura College or West Los Angeles College.
UNIVERSITY'S TUTOR SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST ($1,000.00)
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.
FREE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH PROGRAMSMALDEF
- Scholarship 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
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
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.comUnigo Scholarship Match
Free scholarship matching service with a database of over 3.6 million scholarships. Scholarships added daily.Click Here
to register online.
To get a Work Permit:
Download a Work Permit Request 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 email@example.com
and I will send you a template and instructions.
The following employers are accepting applications:
1493 N. Montebello Blvd., Montebello 90640
Hosts, Servers & Dishwashers
9400 Slauson Avenue, Pico Rivera
8650 Washington Blvd., Pico Rivera
8692 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera
9325 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera
YOUNG SENATORS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Deadline: June 30, 2017
This program is open to current high school juniors who reside or attend school in Senate District 32. The program is a unique opportunity for high school students to learn about government services, the legislative process and receive experiences that may enhance your decision to pursue a career in public service.
Mail completed application to:
SENATOR TONY MENDOZA
YOUNG SENATORS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
17312 Studebaker Rd., #332
Cerritos, CA 90703-2508
OR FAX to: 562-924-4802