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050109

Career Center Tech Phone: 925.756.6762 Monday - Friday

Price, Pamela
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Fee Waivers

Students who are eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) are eligible for Fee Waivers for the ACT, SAT , AP tests,  College Applications, and NCAA registration. To get proof of your NSLP eligibility emailed to you, contact Nutrition Services at (925) 779-7600, extension 13395. You must bring proof of your eligibility to the Career Center in order to receive fee waivers. www.schoollunchapp.com

What is WUE?

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE). If you are a resident of a WICHE state, you are eligible to request a reduced WUE tuition rate of 150% of the resident rate at one of the 150 participating schools in the West. Search the WUE database to see which institutions participate, and which programs they have available at the WUE rate.

www.wiche.edu/wue/students

WICHE states include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

 

Testing Resource

Find everything you need to know about standardized testing.

www.testdatescentral.com

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Follow this link to information about STEM summer programs on College Campuses

STEM Info

The College and Career Center

The College and Career Center is located with the Counseling office next to the Main Administration office.

Students can find informative resources for College Entrance testing; College search; and to explore future Careers and may stop by before and after school or during their lunch period. Parents may stop at the Front Desk for a Visitors pass to visit Monday - Friday, 7:30am- 4:00pm.

choose a career

Big Future / College Board

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org

California Career Center

http://calcareercenter.org

California Career Zone

http://www.cacareerzone.org

Career Assessment Test

http://www.myplan.com

NextStepU Magazine

http://www.nextstepu.com

Bay Area Career Guide

http://bacareerguide.org/home

choose a college

Explore all California Colleges www.CaliforniaColleges.edu

Look at California Community College options www.californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu

Plan, explore and apply to one of the 23 California State University campuses. www.csumentor.edu

Picture yourself at at UC campus. Apply online to one of the 9 University of California campuses. www.universityofcalifornia.edu

Historically Black Colleges and Universities www.hbcuconnect.com

The Common Application provides an admission application – online and in print – for over 480 US and International member institutions. www.commonapp.org

choose a Scholarship

Paying for college can put a dent in a family budget. To help your family pay for your college and expenses, students should actively look for Scholarships by registering with an online search engine. If you need help finding money to pay for college, use a reputable and reliable website such as these that are listed: 

www.scholarships.com 

www.cappex.com

www.fastweb.com

www.zinch.com

bigfuture.collegeboard.org

 

Fee Waivers

Students who are eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) are eligible for Fee Waivers for the ACT, SAT , AP tests,  College Applications, and NCAA registration. To get proof of your NSLP eligibility emailed to you, contact Nutrition Services at (925) 779-7600, extension 13395. You must bring proof of your eligibility to the Career Center in order to receive fee waivers. www.schoollunchapp.com

 

Today: 9/1/14

News

HBCU College Fair Field Trip
Attention DVHS Junior and Senior students who want to attend the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) College Fair Field Trip on Tuesday, September 9th to Jesse Bethel High School in Vallejo may pick up a permission slip from Mrs. Price in the College and Career Center. Deadline to return permission slip is August 27th. See attached flyer for more information.
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Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 8/19/14

UC Application opens August 1st

Seniors who want to attend a 4-year University of California campus will be able to complete the Admissions application starting August 1st. Completed applications must be submitted between Nov. 1 - Nov. 30th.  Click on both links below and read about Admissions Application guidelines and Personal Statement prompts.

 

Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 7/30/14

Future Hornet Day at Sacramento State

FUTURE HORNET DAY 2014 at Sacramento State on Saturday, October 18th, 1:00pm-4:00pm. For more info contact: sacstaterecruiter@csus.edu

 

Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 7/30/14

CSU Application opens October 1st

Seniors who want to apply to one of the 23 California State University campuses may complete the Admissions Application starting October 1st. Submission dates are Nov. 1 - Nov. 30. Students may now go online and setup a user name and password on www.csumentor.edu and use the planner section to enter school records information from your transcript.

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Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 7/30/14

2014-2015 SAT Test

SAT Test reqistration and payment is required online at www.collegeboard.org

October 11, 2014; November 8, 2014; December 6, 2014; January 24, 2015; March 14 2015; May 2, 2015

Students who participate with the NSLP (National School Lunch Program) must present a copy of their eligibility letter to receive a fee waiver for the SAT test. Contact Nutrition Services or apply online at www.schoollunchapp.com

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Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 5/9/14

2014-2015 ACT Test

ACT Test reqistration and payment is required online at www.actstudent.org

September 13, 2014; October 25, 2014; December 13, 2014; February 7, 2015; April 18, 2015; June 13, 2015

Students who participate with the NSLP (National School Lunch Program) must present a copy of their eligibility letter to receive a fee waiver for the SAT test. Contact Nutrition Services or apply online at www.schoollunchapp.com

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Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 5/9/14

2014-2015 PSAT Test

Deer Valley High School will administer the PSAT on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Registration fee:  $15.00

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). It's a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools.

The PSAT/NMSQT measures:

  • Critical reading skills
  • Math problem-solving skills
  • Writing skill
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Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 5/9/14

Financial Aid Information

All graduating senior students and their parents should complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and a Cal Grant application. To learn more about various types of Financial Aid, students and parents may click on the links below. The Cal Grant application must be postmarked no later than March 2nd.

Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 11/13/13

College and Career Club 2014-2015

Students can expect a new, productive, and fun College and Career club for 2014-2015 with exploration, learning, socializing, and college tours! Officers will be announced soon! First club meeting is August 26th

Advisors:   Mrs. Pamela Price and Mr. Mike Wade

Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 10/22/13