Westfield High School
Senior Night Orientation
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How can the Career Center help
Find out WHO you are!
Plan WHERE you are going!
Figure out HOW you are
going to get there!
Post Secondary Options
Full Time Employment
Volunteer Service – Americorps
Reserves, Va National Guard
Post Secondary Options (cont.)
2 year Colleges
4 year Colleges
Air Force Marines
Coast Guard VA National
•Resume Writing Workshops
•Summer Job Fair
SAT-www.collegeboard.com - $45.00
Test Date: Registration Deadline:
October 10 September 9 (Sept.23)
November 7 October 1 (Oct. 15)
December 5 October 30 (Nov.12)
ACT-www.actstudent.org – $46.00
October 24 September 18 (Oct. 2)
December 12 November 6 (Nov. 20)
How Do I get Money?
1. Through the College Application itself
(usually December deadline).
2. Financial-Aid Forms (FAFSA), available
3. National, State, Local, & Westfield
4. Military: ROTC & Reserves
5. Scholarship link on Family Connections
How do I get them?
•Online from the College Website
•Download a paper copy from the College Website
•Call the Admissions office
READ APPLICATION DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY!
You are responsible for the application, sending official
SAT/ACT scores, and submitting transcript request—NOT
your counselor or other Westfield faculty and staff!
Step 1 … Look on Family Connections
website or Career Center bulletin board
Step 2 ….. Research college(s)
Step 3 ….. Get a PASS, 2 days prior
Step 4 ….. Get teacher signature
Step 5….. Come to Career Center on
visitation day with signed pass.
It’s your admission ticket.
When/how can you go to the
Before & After School
Make an Appointment
Get Permission from your Teacher
Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
*By appointment only*
October - April
Ms. Carayiannis-Main Guidance
Transcript Request Form
(Sub School, Career Center, Main Guidance)
The first 3 transcripts are free.
After three--$5.00 each
Due at least 15 working days
before application deadlines
(Late fee of $5.00)
Sent automatically after 7th
semester and at the end of
To request a transcript….
1.Bring your COMPLETED transcript
request form to Mrs. Carayiannis in
Main Guidance Office.
2. Attach TWO first class stamps .
Important Deadlines for College
College Application Deadline Transcript Request Deadline
November 1, 2009 October 9, 2009
November 15, 2009 October 22, 2009
December 1, 2009 November 6, 2009
January 1 or 2, 2010 December 3, 2009
January 15, 2010 December 17, 2009
February 1, 2010 January 7, 2009
March, 1, 2010 February 5, 2010
March 15, 2010 February 22, 2010
Transcript Office Hours:
You must hand the transcript request to
Do not leave the request on her desk!!!!
Location: Main Guidance Office
(next to Clinic)
Dates to Remember…..
Oct. 18: College Fair at Fair Oaks Mall
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 19: College Night at Hayfield H.S.
Nov. 5: ASVAB test (Aptitude Battery)
Dec. 2: Financial-Aid Night, 7:30 p.m.
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