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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: 12/22/14

News

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

Financial Aid Information

Every family with a High School graduating senior MUST complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for Financial Aid. GPAs will be uploaded by your High School for  the State of California CalGrant Financial Aid. To learn more about the various types of Financial Aid, students and parents may click on the links below. Application period January 1, 2015 - March 2, 2015.

Seniors should be working on these tasks before December 31, 2014

1. Create an account with username, password and pin for both student and parent for the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov

2. Create an account with username and password for student at www.webgrants4students.org

3. Create an account on a Scholarship search engine to find money to pay for college.

4. Save the date: Financial Aid Night, Monday, January 26, 2015, 6pm-8pm. Come early at 5pm for FAFSA assistance online. *Please note date change.

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

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