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 8:00AM - 3:00PM
Monday 11:30AM - 3:00PM
Friday 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Sign up in the CCC to meet with these representatives:
• Azusa Pacific University - Thursday, December 7th - 2nd period
• Mt. St. Mary's University (On-site Admissions) - Thursday, January 18th
AP/ACT/SAT/PSAT TEST INFORMATION
for 2017-2018 ACT/SAT Exam Dates and Fees
The next exam will be on February, 10, 2018. Fee waivers are available to eligible Juniors. Registration deadline is Friday, January 12, 2018.
To register online for ACT: Click here
The next exam will be on March 10, 2018. Fee waivers available to Juniors who are CSU eligible and receive free/reduced lunch. Registration deadline is February 9, 2018.
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.
Cal Grant (State Aid)
- Click Here
to create your portal to see if you qualify for a Cal Grant.
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.
AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: December 15, 2017
• Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
• Be a current high school senior with plans to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4- year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2018-2019 school year
• Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work related activities.
GLENN MICHELSON MEMORIAL AWARD
Deadline: December 22, 2017
Open to all Senior CSF Members. Essay must be submitted via Submit Application
tab on CSF web page. (Click Here for web page)
800-1000 words. Typed and double-spaced. Please do not include your last name or school name in the essay.
The CSF motto is 'Scholars for Service'. How does your participation in CSF exemplify this motto?
HACER NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: February 5, 2018
Eligible students must:
• Be a current high school senior
• Be a legal U.S. resident
• Have a minimum GPA of 2.70
• Have at least one (1) parent of Hispanic heritage
• Be eligible to attend a 2- or 4 year college or university with a full-time course of study during Fall of 2018
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.
• 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
for link to online application. Deadline to submit is February 16, 2018.