The counselors at Green Dot aim to provide students with early college knowledge to help them prepare for the college application process and life after high school. The following resources provide a snap shot of some of the activities and presentations provided by our school counselors.
This power point presentation and sample senior parent check list provides a quick glance for parents about college knowledge and helping their child prepare for college.
College Knowledge Presentation
Parent Checklist (English)
Parent Checklist (Spanish)
All Green Dot College and Career Fair:
The Annual All Green Dot College and Career Day is an event sponsored by the Green Dot Counselors that helps students and parents understand the college and financial aid application process. Students and parents get to interact with college representatives from the University of California, Cal State University, Ivy League colleges, private colleges, out-of-state colleges, and historically black colleges and universities. Parents and students also have the opportunity to attend career workshops that provide an in-depth peak into exciting careers encompassing the arts, business, law, and health professions.
College Resources: The following resource links will provide you with the tools and knowledge to prepare for college.
A-G Requirements: http://www.ucop.edu/a-gGuide/ag/a-g/a-g_reqs.html
CSU Application: http://www.csumentor.edu/
UC Application: http://www.ucop.edu/
Private Application: https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx
SAT, PSAT, and AP: http://www.collegeboard.com/
Free UC College Prep Courses: http://www.ucoa.org/
The counselors at Green Dot promote early career exploration among all grade levels. The following resources are useful in learning about career paths.
California Career Zone
Find out how much money you will need for your future.
Who Do U Want 2 B
Information on California high school and community college courses, career options, and financial assistance.
Videos of California Community College graduates sharing their stories.
Career Voyages - U.S. Departments of Education and Labor
Information on high-growth, in-demand occupations and the skills and education needed to attain those jobs.
Activities designed to help students gather and interpret important information about themselves and what they want from their lives.