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:
Generation 1st Degree Pico Rivera - Leader Program
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Monday 7:30AM - 3:30PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 12:00PM
Wednesday 7:30AM - 3:00PM
Monday 8:00AM - 3:00PM
Wednesday 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00PM
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9:00AM - 1:00PM
Rio Hondo College
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sign up in the CCC to meet with these representatives:
• US Marines - Wednesday, October 18th - Quad during lunch
• National Guard - Thursday, October 19th - Quad during lunch
• Mount St. Mary's University - Thursday, October 19th - 6th period
• Notre Dame De Namur University - Tuesday, October 24th - 3rd period
• Soka University - Thursday, October 26th - 5th period
• UCLA - Wednesday, November 1st - 4th period
• Pitzer College - Thursday, November 2nd - 6th period
• National Guard - Tuesday, November 7th - Quad during lunch
• USC - Tuesday, November 14th - 4th period
• US Army - Thursday, November 16th - Quad during lunch
AP/ACT/SAT/PSAT TEST INFORMATION
for 2017-2018 ACT/SAT Exam Dates and Fees
The next exam of the 2017-2018 school year will be on October 28, 2017. Registration is now open. A limited amount of fee waivers are available to eligible Seniors. Registration deadline is Friday, September 22nd.
To register online for ACT: Click here
The next exam of the 2017-2018 school year will be on November 4th. Registration is now open. Fee waivers available to Seniors who are CSU eligible and receive free/reduced lunch. Registration deadline is Thursday, October 5th.
Use these instructions to send ACT/SAT scores to Colleges and Universities:
- Are you interested in taking a class at a Community College?
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY (CSU)
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
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.
SENDING ACT & SAT SCORES:
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.
HORATIO ALDER SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: October 25, 2017
• High school senior graduating by Summer 2018 with plans to enter a college in the US no later than Fall 2018
• Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
• Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
• Be a US citizen
COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Applicant must be:
• Current high school senior graduating by Summer 2018
• US Citizens, US Nationals, US Permanent Resident
• Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
and I will send you a template and instructions.
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
8613 Firestone Blvd., Downey 90241
• Jack in the Box
6750 Rosemead Blvd., Pico Rivera
600 Stonewood Street, Downey 90241
15600 Whitewood Lane, Whittier 90606
#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
8692 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera
9325 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera
None at this time.