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DVHS School Code:

050109

Career Center Tech Phone: 925.756.6762 Monday - Friday

Price, Pamela
Staff

Welcome to DVHS

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.

 

The College and Career Center

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

Scholarship search

Every student needs help to pay for college. To find money to pay for college, use a search engine 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: 3/3/15

News

LMC Registration Information

Attention Seniors!  If you are planning to attend LMC next Fall, please begin your steps for enrollment.  Parents, you must attend a High School Senior Saturday with your senior on either April 18th or 25th.  Please see the attached flyers for more information. 

LMC is also hosting a Summer Bridge program for graduating seniors this summer.  The flyer for that program is also attached.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 2/20/15

Summer Program Information Update 2/17/15

The following summer program information was received this week:

Contra Costa STEM Summer Camps are available to students this summer.  Camps are located at local college campuses this summer.  Four separate programs are offered:  Engineering Summer Camp at DVC from June 15-19, Biotechnology Camp at CSU East Bay-Concord Campus from July 6-10, Summer Solar Science Academy at CSU East Bay-Concord Campus with dates TBD, and Environmental Sciences Camp with dates and location TBD.  Go to www.ccpartnership.org for more information. 

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts is offering a summer programs: a seven week complete studio program, a four week industry prep intensive program and a two week conservatory student and alumni intensive program.  Programs are offered at the New York and Los Angeles campuses.  Visit www.aada.edu for more information and registration information.

The Academy's Conservatory for Young Actors is hosting a Serious Summer Acting Experience in Los Angeles from July 6 - July 31.  Please visit www.aada.edu/youth for more information.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 2/17/15

Weekly Scholarship Information Update - 2/17/15

The Kaiser Permanente Asian Association is offering a scholarship to students who are graduating high school in Spring 2015 and will be attending a 2 or 4 year school in Fall 2015, reside in the Northern CA service area and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  All students who have demonstrated leadership within the Asian Community will be eligible regardless of their race.  Please go to https://www.scholarshipapply.org/kpasianassoc for more information and an application.  Applications are due on March 30, 2015.  A copy of the application material is attached to this news item or available in the Career Center.

The Chinese American Citizens Alliance is hosting an essay contest on Saturday, March 7th at their lodge in Oakland.  Contest is open to all high school students in grades 9-12.  Registration forms must be submitted by February 28th.  Forms are available under the program tab at www.cacaoakland.org.  The Lodge is located at 303 Eighth Street in Oakland.  A copy of the application is attached to this news item or available in the Career Center.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated offers financial support to African-American Seniors who plan to continue their education at a 4 year college or university.  Students must be a Alameda or Contra Costa resident, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, active in community service, enrolling in a 4 year university/college in Fall 2015 and meet the criteria set forth in the application.  Please go to www.sigmaiota.com for more information and to download the application.  Applications must be postmarked by April 1st.  A copy of the application material is attached to this news item or available in the Career Center

The CAA/ESA youth scholarship program is available to children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel in the State of California who are graduating in 2015.  Applications must be postmarked by March 27, 2015.  Applications are available in the Career Center or can be printed from the attachments to this news item.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 2/17/15

College and Career Fair - Prospects High School and Antioch Adult School

Prospects High School and Antioch Adult School are hosting an informal college and career fair on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 4 - 6pm.  The fair will be held at 820 W. 2nd Street, Antioch, CA 94509.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 2/6/15

Summer Study Program Update 2/6/15

Oxbridge Student Programs are available for Summer 2015.  Programs are available in many locations in Europe as well as a program offered at UCLA.  Programs are open to students in 8th through 12th grade.  Visit www.oxbridgeprograms.com for more information.

The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising is holding three day workshops for interested students.  Visit FIDM.edu/go/SummerProgram for more information.  Programs available at 4 California locations in June and July 2015.

George Washington University in Washington DC is holding college intensive and summer immersion programs at their campuses this summer.  Programs are in July and August 2015.  They also offer an online program as well.  Programs available to sophomore, junior and senior students.  Visit precollege.gwu.edu for more information.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 2/6/15

Congressional Internship Opportunity

Congressman McNerney is looking for interns for his office across the street from DVHS at the Antioch Community Center.  Please see attached letter and flyer for more information.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 2/6/15

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. 

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

Click on the link below to search the WUE database of participating Colleges.

Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 10/22/14

Attend Local Events

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 9:00am-5:00pm

12th Annual Black College Expo 2015 College Fair

Marriott Convention Center, Downtown Oakland. Seminars and Workshops, HBUC College Fair, meet 1 on 1 with College Recruiters, On the spot acceptance, application fees waived. Scholarships & Financial Aid Resources. Afternoon entertainment hosted by Kel Mitchell. Admission: $10/person at the door. $8/person online registration. www.thecollegeexpo.org

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9:00am-1:00pm

CSU East Bay, Hayward Campus Education Summit 2015 for First Generation, African American, Asian American, Latino, Native American, and Pacific Islander students and their families. Speaker workshops. FREE Event. Cash for College Scholarship. Free lunch provided. Register online at www.csueastbay.edu/educationsummit

 

 

Posted by: Pamela Price
Published: 9/30/14

2014-2015 SAT Test

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

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

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

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

College and Career Club meet every Tuesday

The College and Career Club meets Tuesdays from 3pm-4pm. Students can expect a productive and fun College and Career club with exploration, learning, socializing, and college presentations!  Order a College and Career Club Tshirt for $12.00  to show your college-going culture enthusiasm!

Advisors:   Mrs. Pamela Price and Mr. Mike Wade

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