In This Edition: 

  • Senior Exit Interviews – Nov 5&6
  • College Rep Visits
  • Great Careers Conference 2019
  • Career Cruising Assignments 9th-11th grade
  • HOBY Leadership Program
  • College Essay Support for Seniors
  • Attention Seniors: FAFSA Now Open
  • Other events and opportunities

SENIOR EXIT INTERVIEWS – NOV 5TH AND 6TH

Senior Exit Interviews (grad requirement!) are November 5th and 6th. Seniors can check their interview times on the College & Career website or posted outside the Counseling office.

  • The questions for the interview can be found HERE. Question #1 is required and then students can select one question from each of the other sections. 
  • Interviews will be held in the LHS Library and will last about 10 minutes, please dress appropriately (business casual). If you need assistance with finding suitable clothing you can speak to your counselor or the College & Career Specialists. 
  • Students need to bring a printed copy of their resume to the interview.

Students are welcome to come by the College & Career Center with any questions. 


COLLEGE REP VISITS AT LIBERTY

College Rep visits are beginning to wrap up for the school year. Please check the College & Career Center homepage for the most up to date listing of visits and community events.

November:
11/7     Michigan State University - 1st lunch
11/7     Arizona State University (Tempe) – 1st lunch
11/7     University of Colorado Boulder – 2nd lunch
11/7     Saint Martin’s University – 2nd lunch
11/14   Hawaii Pacific University – 1st lunch

Visits will be hosted in the College & Career Center and are open to all students who have their lunch period during these times. Juniors and Seniors may attend any of the scheduled visits during lunch or during class only with prior teacher permission (attendance will be tracked).


GREAT CAREERS CONFERENCE – DEC 13TH

Discover career training, apprenticeship, or 2-year college opportunities in fields like: Architecture & Construction, A/V Technology & Communications, Business Management  & Administration, Education & Training, Information Technology, Health Sciences, Law and more.  

The day is filled with speakers in student selected career choices, soft skills 101, lunch and a college campus visit.  This conference is open to students in Grades 9-12. District supported transportation as well as lunch are provided for all students - FREE!  Students can print the permission forms from the registration page or pick one up in the College & Career Center.

Information on career path descriptions and a video about the program are available on the registration page. Registration and permission forms need to be submitted by November 22, 2019 at 2 pm to participate.


COLLEGE ESSAY SUPPORT

College essay support will continue on Thursdays through 11/21, volunteers trained in college essay support will be in the College & Career Center during both lunch periods to assist seniors with college essays. 

Students are asked to sign-up for an appointment so we can plan accordingly with volunteers.

Mrs. Auffant & Mrs. Brown are happy to work with students on essays at ANY time in the College & Career Center.


CAREER CRUISING – 9TH-11TH GRADE

All 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students need to complete your 2019-20 Career Cruising assignments as part of your High School and Beyond Plan. These assignments are self-paced and should be completed to 100% each year, similar to a homework assignment. Help is always available in the College & Career Center – stop in anytime! Links, information, and logon details are available on the College & Career website.


HOBY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM – NOV 15th 

Sophomores interested in learning more about the HOBY Leadership program are invited to come to the Career Center on Friday, November 15th during either lunch to learn more about this outstanding opportunity.  For five decades, HOBY has worked diligently at helping young people make a difference and become positive catalysts for change in the home, school, workplace, and community. As one of the nation’s foremost youth leadership development organizations, HOBY is respected worldwide and recognized on college entrance applications. 

HOBY’s unique and highly interactive weekend programs introduces high school sophomores to distinguished leaders of the community from various sectors, such as business, technology, education, government, arts, science, media, and non-profit. Through intense but informal panel discussions, HOBY participants get a realistic look at their nation, its people, and their own role in the world community.  Please attend the information session or come see Mrs. Brown in the College & Career Center at any time for information on how to apply.   


ATTENTION SENIORS: FAFSA NOW OPEN

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open. Not sure what the FAFSA is? All SENIORS planning to pursue higher education (2 year, technical college, or 4 - year institution) next year apply should apply as soon as possible. Bellevue College offers a FAFSA & WASFA Workshop from the Financial Aid Staff at BC on the following dates (you do not have to be planning to attend BC to utilize these resources):

  • November 15, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • December 13, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Bellevue College, Room N209 Questions? Call the BC Financial Aid Office at (425) 564-2227 


UPCOMING EVENTS & INFORMATION


Seattle National College Fair
Friday, Nov. 1-Saturday, Nov. 2
Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Admission representatives from schools across the country are all gathered in one place. Their goal: to encourage you to learn more about their institutions, and help you sort through the qualities you're looking for in a college. Each fair draws representatives from 175-400 colleges located throughout the US and around the globe. This is a great opportunity to really explore your options and ask some questions that will help you with your college selection process. Visit the NACAC College Fair website to learn more, check out participating schools, and register.

United States Coast Guard Academy Admissions Workshop
Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019
1519 Alaskan Way S. 98134

Join the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for an Admissions Workshop! The Workshop is for students who are making college and career plans. Highlights include an Admissions presentation, junior officer/senior enlisted panel, and an opportunity to talk with cadets currently attending the Academy. You can look forward to an overview of college and enlisted career opportunities, plus insight into Coast Guard missions through a tour of the Coast Guard Base and Coast Guard assets.Visit the following site for more information and to register.

Seattle National Portfolio Day - Nov.9th
Cornish College of the Arts
Saturday, November 9th 11:00 am-3:00 pm

Great event for all art students! There will be representatives from a lot of major art colleges to review your portfolio. This is sponsored by The National Portfolio Day Association! For more information please click HERE.


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