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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

  • Landmark College Visit
    April 24, 3rd Period
    Landmark College is a global leader of integrated teaching methods for students with learning disabilities (like dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, offers two and four-year degree options and summer programs for high school and visiting college students.) Sign up in advance on Naviance.


  • US Military Academy West Point Visit
    April 26, 3rd period
    Sign up in advance on Naviance.

  • Senior Signing Day Celebration
    April 28, 7th period and after school
    Seniors, the college admissions process is coming to an end and the College & Career Center wants to applaud your efforts!  All seniors - whether you are attending a four-year or two-year college, taking a gap year, or entering the workforce - are invited to attend this celebration. Wear your college t-shirts or class t-shirt. 

  • College Fair @ St. Mary’s
    Saturday, May 6, 1-4pm
    Western Association for College Admission Counseling’s (WACAC) annual College Fair provides students with the opportunity to meet representatives from colleges and universities from all over the country and beyond. Pre-register here.
  • DVC Viking SEA Day for Seniors
    Saturday, May 13, 8:30am
    Diablo Valley College will be hosting Viking SEA Day on May 13th to assist graduating high school seniors with completing their enrollment steps and registering for summer and/or fall classes.

    We highly encourage students to complete the orientation, assessments, and an educational plan (COUNS 095) before the event; however, students will still have the opportunity to complete these steps on the 13th, as well as register for summer and/or fall classes.  The day will also include campus tours for both students and parents, lunch, and raffles.  Workshops specifically designed for parents will also be offered.

    This is an excellent opportunity for students to catch up by filling in any gaps in their enrollment process and take advantage of the May 13th priority registration date available to matriculated graduating high school seniors.

    Students interested in participating should RSVP by Tuesday, May 9thwww.dvc.edu/vikingseaday.

    Students should bring to the event: their DVC student ID number, a photo ID, and two copies of their unofficial high school transcript and test scores.

  • Join Brown, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell and Rice for an information session for prospective students and their families. Monday, May 22, 2017 at 07:00 PM, DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina. More details here.

  • College Applications 101 for Rising Seniors (Current Juniors) and Parents
    Wednesday, May 24, 7-9pm, PAC
    Don’t miss this important evening covering everything from the various types of applications, to personal essays, resume tips and more.

 

 

  • Looking for something to do this summer? Click here.
  • Volunteers Needed! Many organizations are looking for volunteers. Find out more here.
 
 
 
 
 
HOURS: Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (on school days)
Located in the Main Office next to Counseling
STAFF: Ginger Jessop •  (925) 280-3975 
gjessop@acalanes.k12.ca.us  
CEEB Code: 051-315
 
 
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