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Naviance*

Career Cruising*

*Stop by the CCRC or your counselor office to pick up the usename/password if you don't know it already.

CCRC Hours

The CCRC is open as follows:

7:15am to 3:30pm M-F

 

To set up individual appointments, contact the CCRC Secretary.

CCRC Secretary

Armstrong, Mary
CCRC Secretary

CCRC Counselor

Thompson, Amy
College and Career Counselor athompson@elmhurst205.org

CCRC Phone Numbers

Mary Armstrong

630-617-2460

 

Amy Thompson

630-617-2472

Class of 2014: Where Are They Now?

This report is based upon the final transcript requests of the Class of 2015. 

Class of 2015 Tally by College

Common App Corner

Here is a video to explain these steps if you prefer not to read the steps below: Common App Matching

Follow these steps in your Common App account. Once these steps are completed, you will be able to "match" your Naviance account to your Common App account.

1. Log into your Common App Account.

2. Click on the "Common App" tab (one of the four navigational tabs)

3. On the left, will be a list of pages you have to complete. Click on "Education".

4. Complete the first portion of this section. This is the only section of the "Common App" tab you have to complete to enable Naviance matching.

5. If you already have added colleges to your "My Colleges" tab, click on the red bar for one of the schools. Then, click on "Recommenders and FERPA". Complete this section. If you have not completed the "Education" section on the "Common App" tab, you will not be able to complete this section. If you do not have any colleges listed in your "My Colleges" tab, you will need to add them by clicking on the "College Search" tab, search for your schools and add them to your list of colleges. 

 

Once those two sections are completed, you should log into your Naviance account, click on "Colleges I'm Applying To", enter your common app username (email address), and click on "match". The matching should be complete. If it does not work, you need to go back and re-check the steps above to ensure that the necessary sections are complete. 

 

Welcome

The College Career Resource Center (CCRC) is available to our students to assist them in preparing for life after high school. Choosing a career path can be a difficult decision. When students have some idea of the type of career they are interested in, it helps determine a college major or what type of specialty or trade school would be required to accomplish their career goals.

The subjects at the left will help students work through the process of deciding on a career and/or a college. It provides the tools necessary to travel through the post-high school planning process.

Appointments with the CCRC Counselor

Mrs. Thompson is available for individual appointments with seniors only dueing the first semester and students in any grade level during second semester of the school year. To set up an appointment, please call Mrs. Mary Armstrong at 630-617-2460 or email at marmstrong@elmhurst205.org

Thank you!

2014-15 CCRC Programming

York High School's Counseling Department works to help families prepare for life after high school. In that light, here is a list of this year's programming offered via the College & Career Resource Center.

SEMESTER ONE PROGRAMS:

 

Date/Time/Location Name of Program Target Audience Brief Description

Various Times/Dates

Handout can be found on "Information from Senior Programs" page.

Senior Summer Sessions Seniors and their parent(s)/guardian(s)

45-60 minute sessions with students and parent(s) to learn the workings of Naviance to assist in the college search, organization, and application process.

Saturday 8/15

Handouts can be found on "Information from Senior Programs" page.

Senior Parent Saturday Senior parent(s)/guardian(s)

Breakout sessions: 

8-8:15am: Welcome & Orientation

8:20-9:40am: Conquering College Cost

8:20-9:10am OR 9:50am-10:40am: Applying & Deciding

9:20-9:40am OR 9:50-10:40am OR 10:50-11:20am: CCRC Open House

10:50-11:20am: College for Students with IEP's & 504's (See Special Needs page)

Monday 8/17 OR

Tuesday 8/18

Handout and Prezi on "Information from Senior Programs" page.

Senior College Meetings Seniors

Seniors will attend from their PE classes. Students without PE need to attend during a free period (lunch or study hall) or attend either the before or after school session.

 

We will review the entire college application, admission, and financial aid process. 

OPEN NOW!

 

Online

 

Naviance Transcript Requests Open  Seniors This will be the first day that seniors were able to make transcript requests in Naviance. Pink tracking sheets should also be turned in for each request the same day or very next day after requesting in Naviance.

Wednesday 9/30

Periods 2-6

 

National Hispanic College Fair Latino Juniors The National Hispanic College Fair organization provides a bus for us to bring our students to this college fair.

 

 

 

College Information Night: Junior Parents Parent(s)/guardian(s) of Juniors All Handouts on the "Information from Junior Programs" page.

 

 

Junior College Meetings Juniors Large group presentation to help juniors jump start their college search process. Juniors attend during their PE class and if they do not have PE, must attend during a free period such as lunch, study hall, or before or after school.

 

 

College of DuPage Information Night Seniors All Handouts on the "Information from Senior Programs" page.

 

 

Alumni Visit Days Any York students

 

 

January TBD Hands-On Naviance Sessions Juniors  

 

SEMESTER TWO PROGRAMS:

Date/Time/Location Name of Program Target Audience Brief Description

 

 

Alumni Visit Day Any York student  

 

Naviance Program for Juniors Juniors

Juniors will attend group sessions in the CCRC to learn the ins and outs of using Naviance.

 

MAKE-UP DATE for juniors who missed their session on Tuesday, February 10th during the lunch periods. Bring your lunch with you and RSVP HERE to ensure we have enough computers.

 

FAFSA Completion Workshops Seniors and/or Parent/Guardian of Seniors

These workshops are provided to have you work on your FAFSA with support staff nearby to assist if any questions arise. REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT THIS LINK (Registration Closed)

Registration will provide you with a list of the materials you need to bring.

 

 

College Planning Night: Conquering College Cost

 
Parent(s)/Guardian(s) and their student(s) in Grades 9, 10, 11.

 

 

 
Black Student Leadership Conference Juniors Students of color face unique questions and potential obstacles when planning for life after high school. This conference aims to help eliminate obstacles and inspire students to achieve their goals

 

 
College of DuPage Field Trip Seniors who have applied/been admitted to COD Senior who plan to attend COD after graduation and who have applied for admission will be invited to attend this field trip. Participants will learn the process to register for classes, apply for financial aid and scholarships, and much, much more!

 

Scholarship Night Seniors who have earned scholarships from local and other organizations Local and other organizations who wish to send a representative to present their award to recipients in the Class of 2015 will be invited to attend. Seniors receiving these awards and their immediate family will also be invited.

 

Duke Decision Day Seniors Seniors are invited to wear their college and/or military shirts to school and to place a marker on our giant map to share their post-high school decision.