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Mrs. Mendoza

Ext. 8003 OR  Mendoza.Jenna@tusd.org

Drop in hours (Every Day):   

  • Snack, Lunch & After School (4:00pm)

By Appointment:

Please sign up  in the COUNSELING OFFICE

               **College & Career Center is CLOSED at 5th Period Daily**

Monday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday:

  • 8:00am - 4:00pm

Late Start Tuesdays:   

  • Snack - 4:00pm

College and Career Center
Located in Room A106

Information for All Grades

College and Career Center Monthly Newsletters

Access ALL Monthly Newsletters HERE:

https://bit.ly/THS_College_Career_Newsletters

JUNIORS: Virtual College Workshop Week!

April 26th, 27th and 28th - Different workshops each day!

View Flyer & Workshop Links HERE

The TUSD College & Career Counseling Coordinators

have put together a series of workshops to help our

Juniors prepare for their Senior Year! 

Join us each night for workshops covering:

College Roadmap (Eligibility Information for each pathway)
CSU (Cal State) Overview ◾ UC Overview ◾ Community College Overview ◾ Financial Aid SAT/ACT Testing ◾ College Essays ◾ and more!

Flyer and Registration Info coming Soon! 

PTA Bootcamps are BACK!

Please check one of the flyers for more information.

These sessions will be in-person! Cost for each series is $85

*Registration form included in link* 

SAT Prep Bootcamp (4/26 - 5/5)

ACT Prep Bootcamp (5/17 - 5/26)

Calculus AB Prep Bootcamp (4/25 - 5/4)

Looking for a Job or Internship?

Be sure to check out our most recent job listing, here:

https://bit.ly/THS_Jobs-Internships_April22

Code Ninjas is Hiring!

Paid and Unpaid

Positions available

Click the flyer to

learn more!

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities or Summer Programs?

Take a peek at the opportunities listed here:

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We use Naviance to connect with our Tartar Families!

Naviance is a comprehensive College and Career Readiness Platform that enables Self-Discovery, Career Exploration, Academic Planning, and College Preparation!

Video: What is Naviance?

Students are advised to check Naviance AND their school email accounts regularly for updates.

College & Career Planning Overview
UC San Francisco

What to expect as you plan your future...

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Have an idea of what you'd like to study...

...but not sure what you can do with that degree?

Check out this handy resource!

*From UC Berkeley

Click the link or images above to access information and additional links,

broken down by Major.

You will see common career areas one can enter with your intended major, typical employers that hire in that field, and strategies to help maximize career opportunities. 

*This is available in Paper Format in the College & Career Center!

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More COLLEGE & CAREER Resources:

Undecided on your future career? 

  • Take an Assessment on NAVIANCE 

    • See "Grade Level Workshops" below... OR

  • Take a peek at our Library's Resources HERE to research some careers that might interest you! 

  • Check out "What can I do with a Major in..."   (ABOVE)

Naviance STUDENT Resources for Applying to College:

During your Senior Year, you will create a list of Colleges you plan to apply to. You must add all colleges you plan to submit an application to. Below are some helpful resources and videos to help you complete those steps. 

Naviance Grade Level Workshops:

Naviance TEACHER Resources for Applying to College:

  • Teacher Desk (Dashboard) Quick Guide:

https://bit.ly/TeacherDashboardQuickGuide

  • Teacher Help Videos: 

http://community.naviance.com/t5/Naviance-Video-Lessons/Video-Lesson-Teacher-Desk/ta-p/25571

  • eDocs Start to Finish: 

ttp://community.naviance.com/t5/Naviance-eDocs/Naviance-eDocs-Start-to-Finish/ta-p/2144

Information for SENIORS

SENIORS: Achievement Award Survey

Posted in NAVIANCE, Due 4/15/22

If you would like your Scholarship information to be acknowledged in this year's Achievement Award Booklet, please complete the survey and list EACH scholarship you have been awarded with it's amount.

Questions? Please See or Email Mrs. Mendoza

Instructions: Please Click HERE

Link to Survey: Sign into your NAVIANCE Account, HERE

El Camino College Information & Upcoming Events

UPDATE: Mrs. Suzy is no longer working for El Camino College

If you need to complete the Steps for Enrollment:

Please reference this link for the individual steps and/or see Mrs. Mendoza in A106

www.elcamino.edu/admissions/outreach/path-to-enroll

Information about El Camino College Support Programs! 

Upcoming Events at El Camino College (or on Zoom):

EL CAMINO HONORS TRANSFER PROGRAM PRESENTATION

                     April 13th at 3:30pm on ZOOM - Click here to join!

 

Admission Application Assistance (ZOOM) - Tuesdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm

 Register by clicking HERE

New Student OrientationAll other ON CAMPUS events for El Camino College can be found here:

www.elcamino.edu/admissions/outreach/events

All About Financial Aid

Will you complete the  FAFSA or the DREAM ACT

FINANCIAL AID BASICS Presentation (Hosted by TUSD)

Missed the Financial Aid Webinar on February 28th? View slides HERE

FAFSA RESOURCES

DREAM ACT RESOURCES

FINANCIAL AID TOOLS

  • You've submitted your Financial Aid Application, What's Next?   Watch this video explaining the next steps: youtu.be/1c1gNefSw78

  • Understanding your Financial Aid Award Letter  This one page sample letter will help you understand your Financial Aid Package. 

  • Award Letter Comparison Tool  This FREE Interactive tool helps you calculate and compare up to 5 Award Letters side-by-side

  • All About Cal Grants   Be sure to click on "Eligibility Requirements" to expand the menu. TUSD Submits your GPA for Verification - All you need to complete is your Financial Aid Application to be eligible. 

Need Help??  Please Come to the College & Career Center  (Room A106)

or email Mendoza.Jenna@Tusd.org for assistance!

APPLY   TO   SCHOLARSHIPS!

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What happens to your application after you have applied?
UC MERCED - The Life of a College Application

College Visits & Career Presentations (2021-2022)

*We are happy to announce that SOME visits will be In-Person!*

The Torrance High School College and Career Center looks forward to hosting College representatives and Career / Military Speakers for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Visits are scheduled at LUNCH or AFTER SCHOOL

All visits/presentations will be scheduled through Naviance RepVisits.

Information for STUDENTS:

If you are interested in attending a presentation - please sign into your Naviance account for the most Up-to-Date listing of scheduled presentations.

  • Click the button to the right - and Sign in using your Full Etusd Email and Password

  • Once you have registered for a presentation/ workshop on Naviance:

    • Virtual Visits will have a Meeting Link Provided after registration.

    • Any "In-person" visits will take place in the College & Career Center, Room A106.

  • College & Career Rep Visits will not take place during instructional time. Lunch and After-school only.

Information for College Representatives, Career, or Military Speakers:

For college representatives that wish to schedule a college visit or host a workshop on the application process, writing your college essay, scholarship programs, please refer to Naviance Rep Visits.

  • If you don't have access to this platform - please feel free to email the College & Career Coordinator, Jenna Mendoza at mendoza.jenna@tusd.org

Torrance High School's Counseling Department