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College and Career Office

Contact: Dr. Chavez 209-745-3081 Ext 2024 Email

 

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Welcome to the College and Career Office!

Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:30-4:00pm and alternate Wednesdays.  Closed 1-2pm

Need answers about what college is right for you or how to pay for college?  Then you have come to the right place!

The College and Career Office can answer questions with the latest information regarding the college application process, financial aid, SAT and ACT waivers and test dates, events in the community and surrounding areas, scholarship opportunities, and many other useful tools for college or career paths including the military.  Stop by today and see what the College and Career Office can do for you!

 
 
Upcoming Events
 

Are you interested in the fusion of Animation, Game Design, and Engineering?  If so, you may want to visit Cogswell College!  Dr. Chavez has the dates for their Open House or visit cogswell.edu

Are you interested in University of Nevada, Reno?  They have many visit dates available from now through spring.  See Dr. Chavez or visit their website: unr.edu/visit

 
Scholarships:
 

Horatio Alger: Due Oct 25:  scholars.horatioalger.org

AXA Achievement: Due Dec 15: www.axa.com/achievers

Wendy’s Heisman:  Due  Oct 3  WintheWendysHeisman.com

Don’t forget the following scholarships: Horacio Alger is due Oct 25. AXA Scholarship is due Dec 15.  There is also the Wendy’s Heisman due Oct 3.  See Dr. Chavez for details or the College and Career website.

 

AmeriCorp:

Are you interested in expanding your horizons? Do you want to travel and be part of a team?  If so, AmeriCorp might be for you.  See Dr. Chavez for more details. 

 

PSAT: 

PSAT will be offered free on Oct 19 for all juniors and AVID Sophomores.  If you do not show up for the test, you will be required to pay. All others who would like to take the test, the fee is $15. See Dr. Chavez to sign up.

 

- Horatio Alger Scholarship—see me in Career Center

- Volunteer Opportunities: Galt Festival and Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive—see me in Career Center

- SAT/ACT waivers—see me in Career Center

- My hours: Liberty Ranch: Mon/Wed: 7:30-4pm; Galt: Tues/Thu 7:30-4pm; alternating schools on Fridays.  Closed 1-2pm.

- District College Fair: Sept 20, 6:30-8pm, Warrior Gym

 

Scholarship Search Websites

For the most recent scholarship list, click on the "news" link at the top of this page

TO SEARCH- use these websites to create an account and search for scholarships

fastweb.com

collegescholarships.org

National College Resource Foundation

studentscholarshipsearch.com

www.chegg.com

www.cappex.com

www.scholarships.com

www.collegexpress.com

www.scholarshippoints.com

www.scholarshipsharing.org

www.collegeresourcenetwork.com

www.raise.me

www.scholarsnapp.org - website to reuse scholarship information!!

 

Military

Members of our U.S. Armed Forces visit Galt High School a regular basis. Come to the Career Center or find them on the quad during  lunch.

NAVY (Wednesdays) - 9245 Laguna Springs Drive, Suite 165, Elk Grove, CA

(916) 691-0213   http://www.navy.mil/

ARMY (Tuesdays)  - 9245 Laguna Springs Drive, Suite 160, Elk Grove, CA

(916) 684-1571   http://www.army.mil/

MARINES (Thursdays) - 9245 Laguna Springs Drive, Suite 170, Elk Grove, CA

(916) 686-1332  http://www.marines.mil/

AIR FORCE (Mondays) - 6624 Laguna Blvd, Suite 116, Elk Grove, CA 95758

(916) 705-3548   http://www.af.mil/

 

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