The Local Scholarship Application is OPEN!
Please VIEW THE INSTRUCTIONS before starting your application
Link to Instructions:
Link to Application:
Link for Recommenders:
Students - Do you need a Brag Sheet? Click HERE
College and Career Center
Located in Room A106
Ext. 8003 OR Mendoza.Jenna@tusd.org
Drop in (Every Day): Snack, Lunch & After School (til 4pm)
By Appointment: Please sign up in the COUNSELING OFFICE
NOTE: College & Career Center is CLOSED at 5th Period Daily
Monday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm
**Late Start Tuesdays: Snack - 4:00pm
Information for All Grades
College and Career Center Monthly Newsletters
Access ALL Monthly Newsletters HERE:
College Visits & Career Presentations
for the 2022-2023 Schoolyear
*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!
Visits are scheduled at LUNCH or AFTER SCHOOL and
ALL GRADE LEVELS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!
MILITARY is ON-CAMPUS at LUNCH
All COLLEGE visits/presentations will be scheduled through Naviance
STUDENTS: Log into your Naviance Account HERE
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 link or Icon above & Sign in using your Full Etusd Email/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, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Grade Level Activities and Assessments are available to all Students.
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...
Have an idea of what you'd like to study...
...but not sure what you can do with that degree?
*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!
Information for Seniors
Class of 2023...
Time to get ready for College Apps!
There are resources listed (in the email above) to help you get Started on your College Application Components!
UC Applications open on August 1st
You can work on the app now - but can only submit between Nov. 1st -30th
CSU/Cal State Applications open on October 1st
Once Apps Open - You can submit your application upon completion.
Private Colleges/Universities (that use Common App) open August 1st.
Deadlines to submit vary by campus - Check college campus website
Most colleges accept Common App. Check HERE for more info.
Using the Coalition App? Start Here
The El Camino Application will open for Fall 2023 on November 1st
Whether this route is your First Choice, or a Back-up - We encourage ALL THS Students to complete an application in the Fall of Senior Year.
Summer 2023 Application opens October 1st. If you plan to start courses immediately after graduation - start with the Summer 2033 App!
FAFSA and Dream Act Resources
Both Applications open on OCTOBER 1st
For Assistance with any of these applications
Please come to the College & Career Center (A106)!
What happens to your application after
UC MERCED - The Life of a College Application
APPLY TO SCHOLARSHIPS!
There are plenty of Scholarship Websites out there...
...and it's NEVER too early to start applying!
The first website our Team would refer you to is our Naviance Program!
Naviance has a Scholarship Search Feature! View instructions on
More useful sites listed below to help you get started!
El Camino College Information
If you need to complete the Steps for Enrollment... Please reference this link for the individual steps and/or see Mrs. Mendoza in A106
*REMEMBER: App for Class of 2023 Grads opens November 1st!
Information about El Camino College Support Programs!
Honors Transfer Program (3.1+ GPA to apply)
Upcoming Events at El Camino College (or on Zoom):
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:
9th Grade "Strength Explorer" - https://bit.ly/StrengthExplorerInstructions
10th Grade "Career Interest Profiler" -
Naviance TEACHER Resources for Applying to College:
Teacher Desk (Dashboard) Quick Guide:
Teacher Help Videos:
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