College/Career Information Center

Staffed by: Rochelle Davis, Coordinator
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(301) 601-4635

School Year Hours: 7:10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Center resources are available to use before school, during lunch or after school. Use of the center is by appointment during instructional time. Please incorporate regular visits to the College/Career Information Center into your schedule!!


COLLEGE & CAREER Search Programs
COLLEGE & CAREER Testing & Registration Information
EMPLOYMENT Information

TAKE THE ASVAB AT Northwest ON MARCH 11. The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is the most widely used multiple-aptitude test battery in the world. As an aptitude test, the ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success. The ASVAB also provides you with career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career. The test will be offered at Northwest on March 11 in the College/Career Information Center at no cost to students and at no obligation to the military. Registration and permission foms are available in the College/Career Information Center and MUST be returned no later than March 6. Learn more about the ASVAB at [POSTED FEB. 3]

BECOME A WHITE HOUSE PAGE. Pages are young people who are hired to serve as support staff for the U. S. House of Representatives. They are students in their junior year of high school, who come to Washington, DC to live, work, and study as Pages. Eligibility requires a 3.0 GPA, a high school junior at least 16 years of age. Applicants will be asked to provide a Social Security Number, Parental consent form, official high school transcript, written essay, resume & letters of recommendation. For more information, visit [POSTED FEB. 3]

FILE YOUR FINANCIAL AID FORMS EARLY! FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Online. Beware of SCAMS. Filing the FAFSA is FREE. For federal aid, submit your application as early as possible. Applications must be received no later than June 30, 2010. Students should be aware of their college financial aid deadlines. Some Maryland schools require the FAFSA be submitted as early as February 15 but no later than March 1. Electronic submission of the FAFSA requires an electronic signature or PIN. Apply for the PIN at Additional information on financial aid can be found at the Federal Aid First website: [POSTED JAN. 26]

UPDATE: Available NOW from CollegeBoard is My College QuickStart! FREE personalized online planning kit for students who took the PSAT. Using the code printed on the students PSAT/NMSQT paper score report, QuickStart helps students look past their scores toward the future using My Online Score Report, My SAT Study Plan, My College Matches and My Major & Career Matches. For access, visit [POSTED JAN 6]

SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS!!!. Helpful information from the Federal Trade Commission [POSTED JAN. 26]

SUMMER PROGRAMS. Information on pre-college opportunities is now available in the College/Career Information Center! [POSTED JAN. 26]


College & career search programs: FAMILY CONNECTION &

High School college visits: Students are able to meet with representatives from colleges, vocational schools, the military, and various career fields. Students sign up for these visits in the center before school, during lunch or after school and must have teacher permission to attend. Visits run daily on JAG TV and are also available to seniors registered with Family Connection.

Students have access to print material such as college catalogs, view books, applications and career catalog and reference material. Students may use the computers for college, interest inventories, career, and scholarship searches.

Search the JAG JOBS Bulletin Board for the latest employment opportunities.

Standardized college testing registration & preparation materials (SAT, SAT Subjects Tests, ACT & TOEFL)

Military Information

College & Career Fairs & Tours [NEWS & EVENTS]

Search for Scholarships & Financial Aid Materials


Web site development in progress. Your patience is greatly appreciated

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 February 2022 )
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