Career Center

WELCOME TO THE CAREER CENTER!

Here you will find important information about SAT and ACT test dates, Career Center events, scholarship opportunities and many other useful college and career tips and events.  Please be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to get all the latest info!

CAREER CENTER NEWS

ASVAB results have arrived at EGHS. An ASVAB interpretation workshop will be held this Thursday, October 19th, during 2nd period. Please stop by the Career Center before school, during lunch, or after school to sign up for the workshop. If you do not wish to attend the workshop you may pick your results up during the same hours.Questions? Please see Ms. Teresi in the Career Center. 

SAT and ACT Fee Waivers have arrived for the 2017-2018 school year. Please see Ms. Teresi for a waiver application.

Cosumnes River College visits EGHS twice a month. Please see Ms. Teresi in Career Center to schedule an appointment to get answers to your CRC questions.

COLLEGE VISITS, WORKSHOPS, & PREVIEW DAYS

 College or University  Date Time  Location
 ASVAB Interpretation Workshop October 19 2nd period Career Center
 Chico Preview Day October 21   Chico State
 EXPLORE: Map Your Future Student Showcase October 26 5:30-7:30 p.m. SES Hall
 UC Irvine November 6 3rd period Career Center
 UC San Diego November 16 3rd period Career Center
 Cash for College Workshop November 28 6:00 p.m. Library 

IMPORTANT TEST DATES

SAT® Test Dates 2017-2018

For more information on SAT registration, test date, and late registration dates visit https://sat.collegeboard.org/home?navid=gh-sat

Test Date Registration Deadline
10/7/2017 9/8/2017
11/4/2017 10/5/2017
12/2/2017 11/2/2017
3/10/2018 2/9/2018
5/5/2018 4/6/2018
6/2/2018 5/3/2018

 

*Fee waivers for the SAT are available in limited quantities beginning the first week of school in August.  Please see Ms. Teresi in the Career Center for an application.

 

ACT Test Dates 2017-2018

For more information on ACT registration,  test fees, and late registration dates visit www.actstudent.org

Test Date Registration Deadline
9/9/2017

8/4/2017

10/28/2017 9/22/2017
12/9/2017 11/3/2017
2/10/2018 1/13/2018
4/14/2018 3/9/2018
6/9/2018 5/4/2018
 7/14/2018  6/15/2018

*Fee waivers for the ACT are available in limited quantities beginning the first week of school in August.  Please see Ms. Teresi in the Career Center for an application.

SAT/ACT TEST PREP

Gojimo is a new, free test-prep app for Apple and Android devices.  Students can work through thousands of test problems for SAT, ACT, and AP exams.  What’s nice is there is a detailed explanation given with each wrong answer. 

http://www.gojimo.com/

SCHOLARSHIPS

A list of some of the available local and national scholarships is can be viewed here.

Elk Grove Unified School District Financial Resources website:http://blogs.egusd.net/collegeandcareer/finance-resources/

In addition, you may wish to use these websites to create an account and search for scholarships:

fastweb.com

collegescholarships.org

studentscholarshipsearch.com

www.zinch.com

www.cappex.com

www.scholarships.com

MILITARY

Members of our U.S. Armed Forces visit Elk Grove High School a regular basis. Come to the Career Center for information or find recruiters on the quad during  lunch.

FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION (FAFSA)

The (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), or FAFSA, is the first step in the financial aid process. Use it to apply for federal student financial aid, such as the Pell Grant, student loans, and college work-study. In addition, most states and schools use FAFSA information to award their financial aid.  Get started on your application today at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm

QUICK LINKS

Click on the links below for quick and easy access to college and career websites.

SAT

ACT

University of California 

California State University

Los Rios Community College District

California Community Colleges

California Private Universities

Common App

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) 

National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Elk Grove Unified School District College and Career Website

California Career Center

College Navigator 

California CareerZone

 
Emperador, Jason
Counselor (S-Z)
 
Knight, Darcy
Counselor (Mc-R)
 
Marchman, Rosie
Counseling Secretary
 
Sommers, Deanna
Counselor (De-Hi) Head Counselor

Teresi, Kelly
Career Center Tech
 
Wilson, Amanda
Counselor (Ho-Ma)
 
Wolff, Karen
Counselor (A-Da)

STUDENT RESOURCES


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