Lakewood High School College and Career Center
The Lakewood High School College and Career Center
is your resource for information about
POST-SECONDARY OPTIONS, including:
COLLEGES – COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND 4-YEAR COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES
Paid, on-the-job training to learn a skilled trade such as carpenter, plumber, electrician
TRADE SCHOOLS/VOCATIONAL EDUCATION/SPECIALTY SCHOOLS
Also: Career and Technical Education Internships (Previously known as ROP Classes)
Classes and Internships for 11th and 12th Grade Students
FINANCIAL AID: FAFSA, Cal Grant Submission, and Scholarships
JOB BOARD/WORK PERMITS
Assistance completing job applications and preparing for interviews
VOLUNTEER/SERVICE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Services Resources of the Career Center include:
GUEST SPEAKERS, COLLEGE/MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES AND WORKSHOPS – Throughout the year the College and Career Center hosts workshops on topics ranging from “Completing College Applications” and “Applying for Financial Aid” to “Job Search Techniques (filling out applications, creating a resume, interviewing skills)” and “After High School…What’s Next”
COLLEGE CATALOGS – California Community Colleges, CSU, UC, Private Colleges and Universities
QUICK REFERENCE WEBSITES – A list of valuable web site addresses that offer assessment tools and sources of information on careers, colleges, scholarships, and financial aid
The College and Career Center is located in Room 332
Students are welcome before school, during nutrition, lunch, after school, or by appointment.
FINANCIAL AID: FAFSA is still available to Seniors going to community college
Seniors, financial season is now here and to maximize your chances of receiving aid, you should file early and accurately. Go to the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid, the FAFSA, at http://www.fafsa.gov (not fafsa.com which is a pay site) to apply.
Remember that to be eligible for all federal aid, you must file your FAFSA (or Dream Act Application at https://dream.csac.ca.gov/ if you are not a US citizen) as soon as possible if you are going to be attending community college in the Fall. You can still get help with your financial aid application in the College and Career Center or our College Advisor's Office (Room 129). Remember to bring your parents' tax returns (2014 or 2013 if they have not yet completed this year's taxes).