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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) 801-5325
 CCC Closed for Summer Break 7/17/17 - 8/4/17 

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 at this time.




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

None at this time.




AP/ACT/SAT/PSAT TEST INFORMATION

Click Here for 2017-2018 ACT/SAT Dates and Fees


ACT
The first exam of the 2017-2018 school year will be on September 9, 2017. Registration is now open. A limited amount of fee waivers are available to eligible Juniors. Registration deadline is Fri., August 4th.

To register online for ACT: Click here

SAT
The first exam of the 2017-2018 school year will be on August 26, 2017.  Registration is now open.   Fee waivers available to Juniors who are CSU eligible and receive free/reduced lunch.  Registration deadline is Friday, July 28th.

To register on-line for SAT: Click here 


Seniors, sign up for the Tier One SAT Prep Course to prepare to get your best score on the December SAT Exam.  Click Here to register.






COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Are you interested in taking a class at a Community College?
Click Here to apply online. Stop by the College/Career Center if you need assistance.



Class Schedules:




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


Click Here to see if a CSU is still accepting applications.


English Placement Test - EPT/Entry Level Mathematics - ELM








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.



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)

Students attending Community College still have the opportunity to apply for a Cal Grant.  Use the link provided at the end of these instructions.  TYPE in your social security number, name and birthdate in the FILLABLE PDF, then print form, sign and date.  Submit completed GPA Verification to the CCC by Wednesday, July 12, 2017.  Click Here for FILLABLE PDF.



WEBGRANTS for Students - Click on the link to create an account to check your Cal Grant status




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 ($1,000.00)
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.

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.

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 sperea@erusd.org and I will send you a template and instructions.



JOB BOARD
The following employers are accepting applications:

• King Taco
6722 Rosemead Blvd.
Applications available in the CCC.

• Applebee's (Host(ess) & Servers)
1493 N. Montebello Blvd. 90640

• Carl's Jr.
9400 Slauson Blvd., Pico Rivera

• Chick-fil-A
8613 Firestone Blvd., Downey 90241

• Jack in the Box
6750 Rosemead Blvd., Pico Rivera

• Mimi's Cafe
15436 E. Whittier Blvd,. Whittier 90603
8455 Firestone Blvd., Downey 90241

• Sears
600 Stonewood Street, Downey 90241
15600 Whitewood Lane, Whittier 90606

• Starbucks
#06545 - Rosemead Blvd & Washington Blvd,. Pico Rivera
#08799 - Whittier Blvd & Passons Blvd., Pico Rivera
#26334 - Whittier Blvd & Broadway Blvd., Whittier
#24168 - Washington Blvd & Norwalk Blvd, Santa Fe Springs

Subway 
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.

Click Here to download application.

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