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Work Permit Requests during school closure

If you wish to request a work permit. Please email Ms. Cifuentes and she will give you further instructions.

Transcript Requests

Students may request official transcripts to be sent to their colleges by contacting Donni Jo Pipkin in the counseling office at djpipkin@srcs.org or Ruth Graham in the counseling office at rgraham@srcs.org

Career Tech Fair 2020

I know many of you were really looking forward to our 2020 Career Tech Fair. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 our fair was cancelled. Ms. Leary was kind enough to gather the contact information for all of the presenters that were going to attend our fair. Feel free to reach out to them if you would like more information about their organization/ programs.

Presenters contact information

 

 

CCC News & Information

"Be the Change you want to see in the world."  ~Mahatma Gandhi

Instagram

Follow our Instagram to stay updated: sanrafaelhighccc

School Closure

College and Career Center staff members will be available via email or Instagram for the duration of the school closure. We are here to help you, so please contact us!

Do colleges prefer to see traditional letter grades for this spring semester 2020, or are credit/no credit marks equally acceptable?

Many of you are debating the options of traditional letter grades vs. credit/no credit (C/NC) grades for this spring semester. The general consensus from colleges is that they will evaluate each student in the context of their individual school environment when it comes to grades, and that students should select which option is best for them given their particular circumstances during the pandemic. Overall, there is not a strong preference for either option. However, if you choose C/NC, most private universities will ask for your reasons behind your decision. Acceptable reasons would be things like insufficient technological resources available to you, or other significant impediments to your learning in an online format. If such obstacles don’t exist, a choice of C/NC may raise a red flag.

 

Other considerations before you make your choice:

  • Look closely at your current 4th quarter grades to see where you stand. You can only make one choice for all of your classes (all letter grades or all C/NC).

  • C/NC marks will not be included in the GPA calculation. If your academic performance this semester is better than your current cumulative GPA, the letter grades will raise your overall GPA. If it’s worse, it will lower your GPA. Remember, GPA is the first thing that colleges consider in their evaluation of your application.

  • If you are taking approved AP or Honors courses that would normally result in an extra grade point boost, you will not receive the additional grade point if you choose C/NC. But those courses will still be counted in college’s overall evaluation of your academic record (that is, that you took that AP or Honors course vs. a regular course).

  • If you are applying to highly selective universities, and you are earning high grades, they may look favorably on seeing your letter grades this semester.

Important Information for Seniors

Seniors applying to College of Marin Summer/Fall2020

Step by Step Instructions on how to apply and tasks to complete 

Next steps for Seniors applying to COM

 

Senior News Letters from the CCC

May 1, 2020

March 1, 2020

April 1, 2020

April 15, 2020

- Instructions on how to automatically forward these news letters from student email to personal email here

 

List of local scholarships for Seniors 2020

Local scholarships 2020

More scholarships will be added as we receive them. Please pay close attention to due dates as some due dates have been extended. Also pay close attention to where and how you must submit your application. 

 

* Seniors here is the list of colleges that have extended their enrollment deadlines beyond the traditional May 1, to June 1 or later; it's updated daily

Important Information for Juniors 2020

Junior News Letters from the CCC

May 15, 2020

May 12, 2020

May 1, 2020

March 1, 2020

April 1, 2020

April 15, 2020

- Instructions on how to automatically forward these news letters from student email to personal email here

Note: the June SAT has been cancelled, and the next scheduled  SAT is August. 

Note: the June SAT has been cancelled, and the next SAT is Aug. 29. Alternatively, you could take a free online course during the summer (or a paid in-person course), closer to the next SAT date. Khan Academy has a fantastic, FREE, independent study online course. Go to: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat. For free ACT prep, go to: https://academy.act.org. Or prep with a good study guide, such as the most recent The Official SAT Study Guide or The Real ACT Prep Guide. Please contact kleary@srcs.org for other options.

 

*The May 2nd , 2020 SAT Test has been cancelled. Constantly check their website to stay updated on the rescheduling on tests or future cancellations of other test dates.

Click here to stay updated on SAT tests

*Students who signed up to take the SAT prep course in the CCC please contact Ms. Leary 

 

Sophomore News letters

May 13, 2020

May 1, 2020

March 1, 2020

- Instructions on how to automatically forward these news letters from student email to personal email here

 

Junior Night

Junior Night Presentation 2020

Career Tech Santa Rosa Junior College and COllege of marin Presentation

College of Marin and Santa Rosa Junior College Career Tech Presentation slideshow from Monday March 9 2020

Santa Rosa Junior College 

College of Marin

 

Senior Success Advisories 19/20

Workshops for students

For advisory workshops, students must sign up in the CCC to obtain a pass from Ms. Cifuentes. For lunch workshops signing up is not required but encouraged to obtain a pass as a reminder.

Applying to Nursing Schools presentation 

Financial Aid and Scholarships presentation by Ms. Mazariegos

Developing your College List Presentation

Writing the College Essay and Personal Insight Questions 

SAT/ACT Presentation for Juniors by COMPASS

 

Summer Options 19/20

Summer Opportunities.pdf (PDF)

 

Financial Aid Week 19/20

 Financial Aid week Presentations 

Financial Aid Night 

Financial Aid Week-Espanol.pdf

College Financial Aid Information

Scam Alert
Students: the government WILL NOT CALL YOU to offer grants. Do not be scammed by telemarketers saying you have won a government grant, and ask for bank account information. 
 "Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College," available at www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs.

 

Paying for college is possible

fafsa
 OR California Dream Act

FAFSA4caster is an online tool that helps students and parents
determine their current eligibility for federal student aid.
 Counselors should encourage students to check out www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov
to learn how much aid they would receive if they applied today.

College Night Info 19/20

College Night for Seniors Presentation :    SRHS College Night for Seniors 2019 (2).pptx (PPTX)

College and Career Advisor

Seydi Cifuentes, College and Career Advisor  

Acesora de Universidades y Carreras

Office hours:

Monday-Friday  8:00am-4:30pm

scgudiel@srcs.org 415-485-2330 EXT 3241

Yo Hablo Español 

 

Kelly Leary, Heads Up College Consultant

Kelly's office hours:

Monday,Wednesday, & Friday 9:30-1:30 and by appointment.

kleary@srcs.org 415-485-2330 EXT 3241

 

Ivan Diaz, School to Career Partnership 

Ivan's office hours:

Tuesday's & Friday's 7:30am- 4:30pm

idiaz@marinschools.org