The College & Career Center is here to help you find the post-secondary path that's right for you. Check out the links on the left for information about events and workshops, applying to college, financial aid, merit-based scholarships, summer programs, gap years, community service and more.
Upcoming Events & Announcements
- Parents, Bay Area College Planners is hosting a workshop at the Lafayette Library on March 23 from 6:30-7:30pm. The workshop will focus on financial aid, scholarships and other ways to finance your student's college education.
- Seniors, many local scholarships - like the Assistance League of Diablo Valley, the Lafayette Water Polo Foundation, the Joan Portello Minton Scholarship, the Matt Lynn Memorial Scholarship, the Acalanes Swim Memorial Scholarship, and the Richard C. Hansen Music Scholarship - have application deadlines in March. Check Naviance for details.
- The Orinda Library is offering a FREE practice SAT and ACT facilitated by the Princeton Review. Sign up at 510-295-0002, or visit
- Practice ACT Test - Saturday, March 18, 10:30AM – 2:30PM
- Practice SAT Test - Saturday, April 1, 10:30AM – 2:30PM
- Orinda Parks and Rec Summer Jobs
UPDATE: RACC Case Study Night has reached capacity. We are no longer accepting RSVPs.
- Sneak Peek into College Admissions:
Regional Admissions Counselors of California (RACC) Case Study Night
March 22, 6:30-8:30pm, AHS Cafeteria
Space is limited. RSVP by March 17.
Sophomores & Juniors only.
Ever wondered what really happens once you hit the "submit" button on your college applications? If so, sign up today for this special event with college admissions officers who will lead parents and students through a mock admissions review. Learn how applications are evaluated and gain insight into the nuances of the review process. Admissions officers from the following schools will be in attendance:
Rutgers University -
University at Albany
University of New
- Volunteers Needed! Many organizations (including Lafayette Elementary Schools Annual 5th Grade Camp) are looking for volunteers. Find out more here.