Welcome to the Oak Ridge College and Career Center:
The Best Is Yet To Come!
Hello! Thank you so much for checking out our College and Career Center! Students, first and foremost please join our Google Classroom, Remind Group, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram. All access codes for these can be found in the College and Career Center- just another reason to stop in and see us! And you can always email Mrs. Ramirez or Mrs. O’Brien for these codes also.
Complete the Survey: Seniors: If you haven’t done so already, please complete this form so we can provide you with the utmost support: https://goo.gl/forms/j6m6rTfXPhooBAth2
Order Transcripts:  If you need a transcripts for colleges or scholarships, please fill out this form and wait at least two days for Ms. O’Brien to complete: https://goo.gl/forms/1SSe3UQbKdSrFzZ83
Get Organized and Watch Deadlines: Senior year flies by, please check out this pacing guide on the College and Career Center Door, in the Google Classroom, on our Twitter and Instagram to help you stay on track to be accepted into your college choice! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByzoVq0tZOsHYkVoQXp3dFJfWUU/view?usp=sharing
 
Center Hours
Monday-Friday à 6:30 am to 3:00 pm
*Walk-in’s welcome during your scheduled lunch
*Friday’s we will have the District College and Career Counselor on campus all day- Dr. Latashia Joseph will be able to assist and help with anything you may need.
*Parents may visit by appointment only. (Contact Ms. O’Brien or Mrs. Ramirez to schedule) at Jennifer.Obrien@ocps.net or Ashlynn.ramirez@ocps.net
*You may never miss a class to come see us unless you have an approved pass, or we have made an appointment with you!
On-Campus College Visits:
College visits are scheduled through Google Form links which will be advertised on the Google Classroom, or in your English Classes. Typically college visits will be limited to a specific number of students, so*Students, you are welcome before school, after school, and during all lunches.
We strongly suggest you attend the visits of colleges that seem to be a good fit for you. (Helpful Hint: Check the freshmen profile of that specific college to see how you measure up.)
*Teacher approval must be granted in advance for students to miss a class in order to go to a college visit.
*If a student is unable to attend a college visit, a copy of the presentation information, along with the recruiter’s contact information is maintained in the College & Career Center.
Center Library:
Our center has many resources available for check-out. Stop by to see our selection of SAT/ACT study guides, college information books, AP/Subject Test study guides, and much more! Check out this link for great test prep also.
 
Financial Aid 
Be sure to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov as early as October1st of your senior year. This is a necessary step in qualifying for all need-based scholarships and grants. Also, many colleges, universities, and career schools use your FAFSA information to award state and college aid. The process is free. Never pay to apply for federal financial aid. You will need your parent or guardians 2015 Tax Return for this!

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 Scholarship Database- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uKpZngCxjU3tDf2FF_oSISG-0TcenuvktdVHefBt15A/edit?usp=sharing
Don’t forget- always check the financial aid web site of your college frequently for updates, as sometimes they offer specific scholarships for students accepted into their school.
We are already so very proud of you. We look forward to partnering with you this year to have great success.
Please report all scholarships earned with this link: https://goo.gl/forms/ZbjBQQz4XgXeVdwb2
Please report all colleges applied to and accepted to with this link: https://goo.gl/forms/N9yRGnVydg56yoZu2