Colleges and Careers

 
College and Careers

Greetings from your career department! By this time, our hope is that juniors, seniors and their families know what to expect and plan for regarding post high school.

College Planning Checklist
NEW - 2016-17 College and Career Readiness Calendar

Community Partner - College Access Now (CAN)

​College Access Now is a program for 11th and 12th graders at Nathan Hale High School.  CAN believes all students, regardless of their background, can achieve a college degree.  For many, joining CAN sparks a new conversation about their future - a future in where graduating from college becomes a reality.

Karissa Masciel
206 379 6848 / karissa@collegeaccessnow.org / www.collegeaccessnow.org
Located in the Nathan Hale Library, Monday-Thursday, 9AM-3:15PM


Scholarships

Scholarship List February 2017 Update.pdf
SPS Scholarship Bulletin January 2017

Additional Information and applications available in the Counseling Office.

Links to other scholarship information:
WashBoard.org
Collegeboard.org


Careers & Employment

Washington Occupational Information System - Password required

Apprenticeships, www.apprenticeships.Lni.wa.gov

Teen Workers 
(Hours of work, wages, breaks, youth job safety resources)


Local Programs

Washington Business Week 
(Connects teens to learning more about local businesses)

Making Connections - U of W Women's Center
(Program supporting underrepresented and first generation students through the college admissions process, offering workshops, mentoring, college visits etc.)

Team Read 
(Mentoring program that helps struggling readers)

DO-IT - Disabilities, Opportunities, Internet working and Technology 
(DO-IT serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers)​

King County Washington's Youth Program Directory - http://youthprogramdirectory.org/
The most comprehensive way to find engaging programs that support and enrich the lives of young people ages 5-young adult.


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Running Start Information can be found HERE.

College Admissions Testing

PSAT/SAT/AP
(Collegeboard)

ACT/Plan


Financial Aid

FAFSA - Free application for federal student aid (FAFSA)
WASFA - www.readysetgrad.org/wasfa:  Eligibility for several Washington State financial aid programs has expanded to include students who are ineligible for federal financial aid due to immigration status.  Students who meet individual programs, income, or residency requirements for the State Need Grant, the College bound Scholarship, State Work Study, or Passport Scholarship should complete the free WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to apply for state financial aid.


Selective Service

Registration 
*Legally required for males, 18-25 years

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