College & Career
Welcome to the College and Career Page! On this page you will find many resources that will help you on your journey to the next step in your life.
If you have any questions that are not answered here on this page, please feel free to contact Mr. Walker.
CHECK THIS PAGE FREQUENTLY AS IT IS CONSTANTLY BEING UPDATED!
- Office: 719-391-3108
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- College Visits (Going Virtual!)
- Scholarship Opportunities
- WHS, Local & Statewide Events (Including Virtual Events)
- Naviance and Senior Transcript Request Steps
- College Resources
- NCAA Eligibility Center & NAIA Eligibility Center
COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE - Jill Schmidt, office: 720-345-0171, ext. 3171, email@example.com
Colorado Mountain College A quick overview of Colorado Mountain College
Take a look the SCHOLARSHIP LIST that we have put together. Check frequently as this list is being updated constantly. If deadlines are not up-to-date, feel free to check websites on your own for the latest information. This is by no means a complete list of scholarships available - it is a place to start!
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Elks National Foundation will award $2.4 million dollars in college scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student (MVS) scholarship contest. Colorado will receive sixteen scholarships. MVS scholarships are available only to high school seniors and applications are judged on academic achievement, leadership, community involvement, and financial need. Scholarships are offered identically to male and female students who plan to enroll in an accredited four-year US American college or university. The MVS Scholarship contest will happen online only. Applications are available at mvs.cfm and must be submitted online by the November 15, 2020 deadline.
If there are any questions about the MVS scholarship or application process, contact Raymond Ross, Chair, Scholarship Committee, 719-963-4647 or RayRossSr@aol.com.
CHRISTIAN COLLEGE FAIR OF COLORADO
Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Colorado Springs Christian High School, 4855 Mallow Rd., Colo. Spgs., CO, 80907.
Students must pre-register to attend. Check out ColoradoChristianCollegeFair to pre-register. You must pre-register by Sept. 19.
Masks, sanitation, and 6-foot distancing is required at all sites.
SAVE THE DATE! COLORADO APPLIES MONTH AND FREE APPLICATION DAY
Colorado Applies Month launches Monday, August 31 and supports adults, 12th-graders and 11th-graders with journeys on their path to Colorado FREE APPLICATION DAY ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13. The five-week campaign guides students and job seekers through career and program selection culminating with the application process to two- or four-year institutions, the military occupational/technical schools, and apprenticeships or work.
On Colorado Free Application Day students are able to apply for FREE to any public college or university and many private institutions on Tuesday, October 13. More information is posted at colorado-free-application-day-is-october-13-2020.
COLORADO COUNCIL ON HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE RELATIONS presents VIRTUAL COLLEGE WEEK
October 5-9, 2020, join them for interactive and informative panel presentations, info sessions, chats, virtual booths from 120 colleges and universities across the US and more.
(Did you know...this event is free!) Register now! bit.ly/CCHSCR_VCW
Register for a chance to win a $500 scholarship! Students who register for and attend this event will be entered for a chance to win one of five $500 scholarships from Colorado Council.
NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY - NAUnity Day
NAUnity Day brings students from all backgrounds and identities together to explore a welcoming community that embraces academic excellence, learning, diversity, and inclusion. You are invited to attend a special virtual NAUnity Day event on 9/23/20 at 6pm (Arizona/Pacific Time). This virtual event will feature a student panel, presentations from Admissions, First Generation Programs, and Office of Inclusion: Multicultural & LGBTQIA Student Services. It's a great opportunity to experience life as a Lumberjack and explore the diverse and inclusive academic environment offered at NAU. Visit NorthernArizonaUniversityNAUnityDay to register.
If you have any questions, call (928) 523-5511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROAR (Regional Officers of Admissions of the Rockies) Fall College Workshop Series
Weekly - September 22-October 29 - Hosted Virtually
9/15 - Test Optional
9/22 - Writing Your College Essay
Thursday, 10/1 - Financial Aid and Affordability
10/13 - How College Admissions Decisions are Made
10/20 - WUE, Scholarships, Residency, & Other Ways to Save
10/27 - Ask a Rep: College 101
Thursday, 10/29 - College Fair
For more information and to register, visit ROARRegionalWorkshopsCollegeFair
Naviance is a great tool to help with College and Career Readiness. Discover and prepare for your path after high school. Take charge of learning goals and track progress.
WHS also uses Naviance for seniors to request transcripts be sent to college and universities.
NAVIANCE TRANSCRIPT REQUEST INSTRUCTIONS
www.hillel.org This website's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish undergraduate and graduate students so that they may enrich the Jewish people around the world.
HispanicAssociationofCollegesandUniversitiesHACU The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) represents more than 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
HBCUHistoricallyBlackCollegesandUniversities This is a link to information on and a list of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country.
Occasionally throughout the school year, WHS hosts military recruiter visits in the lower commons during lunch. Listen to the daily announcements and KWHS news for the latest dates.
There are several recruiting offices in the Colorado Springs area. Here are the two closest offices.
US Government Armed Forces Recruiting, 750 Citadel Dr., E., Colorado Springs, CO, 80909, 719-380-0026 and
6436 S. US Highway 85-87, Ste. 1, Fountain, CO, 80817, 719-390-5061
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) from 7am - 11:30am on 2/2/21 and 4/22/21. Location TBD.
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