Career Choices Assessments for individuals Occupations that match your interests and skills What jobs pay Education required Future job trends
College Search College catalogs and brochures Help with research and decisions Attend college fairs – WACAC over 160 colleges WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange) COMMUNITY COLLEGES 2 YR OR TECHNICAL UC’S CSU’S PRIVATE IN-STATE OUT-OF- STATE
Special Events Lunchtime speakers from colleges, vocational schools, and industry College essay workshops Resume & interviewing workshops Apprenticeship Expo Career Day Senior Night Financial Aid Night Free SAT/ACT test College Night
Work Permits All students under the age of 18 who work outside of the home are required to secure a work permit 14-15 yr. old can work a maximum of 3 hours when school is in session. No earlier than 7am and no later than 7pm 16-17 yr. old daily maximum 4 hours on school days. 5am-10pm
Per Year Estimated College Costs 2013-2014Community College CSU UC Private/Inde- pendent Registration Fees and Tuition $686-$720$4,370-6,498 $9,748- $10,095 $23,637- $38,570 Books and Supplies $1,734 Room and Board $3,500- $11,430 $7,794-$11,500 on campus $10,655- $13,641 on campus $6,990-$12,305 on campus Transportation $1,300 $1.300 Personal Expenses $3,114 Total Expenses $10,334- $18,298 $18,312-$24,616$26,551- $29,884 $36,775- $57,023+
Types of Financial Aid Grants and scholarships - may be need based or merit based and don’t have to be repaid. Loans – money you borrow that must be repaid Work study – Money for college that you earn “Cash for College” Financial Aid Workshop at CVHS Jan/Feb FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Seniors file between January 1, 2014 and March 2, 2014. www.fafsa.ed.gov CAL-GRANTS – CVHS will file gpa verifications electronically.
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