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Dear Students & Parents,
Welcome to the College and Career Office (CACO) page!
The CACO staff is here to support and guide you through the college process and assist you with your career needs. We offer the following to students: one-on-one advising, college & career related trips, college & career fairs, college rep visits, career panels, college & career classes, Men’s Group, SAT review, CUNY Assessment Test prep, Accuplacer prep & administration, assistance with resume writing, essay writing and graduation portfolio completion support. Our efforts are supported by our community based partner Comprehensive Development Inc (CDI).
Please feel free to stop by CACO (Room 307), email us with your questions or make an appointment. If your CACO advisor isn’t available, any available CACO staff member can assist you.
We look forward to working with you!
Carolina, Tomiko & Ms. Ummi
Carolina Moquete – College and Career Advisor – Phone: 212 337-6841 – Email: email@example.com
Tomiko Abreu – College and Career Advisor – Phone: 212 337-6843 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Ummi Modeste – College and Career Advisor – Phone: 212-337-6839 – Email: email@example.com
- CUNY – By Halloween
- FAFSA (FAFSA now opens on 10/1) Deadline for Fall 2017 – By Veterans Day
- SUNY – By Thanksgiving Break
- Private and Out-of-State – By the Winter Holiday Break
Congratulations! You made it to senior year. The year will go quickly, and there is still so much to do. Keep pushing forward. Remember, if you are still feeling unsure about the best path for you after high school, make sure to speak with the College Advisors, Career Advisors, your family, trusted teachers and other adults. We are all here to support you as you make your plans and launch into the next phase of your life. You are making important decisions this year. Remember to keep up, take good care of yourself, and savor the moments too!
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Private/Out-of-State Colleges & Universities
Educational Opportunity Programs Overview
What is an opportunity program? An opportunity program is a special program offered at colleges and universities to help support students academically and financially who might otherwise be unable to attend college due to academic or financial circumstances.
1/23 (Old Exam) – Registration Deadline 12/28/15
3/5 (New Exam) – Registration Deadline 2/5/16
5/7 – Registration Deadline 4/8/16
6/4 – Registration Deadline 5/5/16
You can register for the SAT exam here: https://sat.collegeboard.org
** Please note that the test is changing beginning in March 2016.
If you would like to review for the SAT at CAS, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are many resources for SAT review and preparation.
If you would like to know more about private tutoring options like Kaplan & Princeton Review please visit their websites.
Kingsborough Community College, John Jay College and Baruch College offer low-cost test prep options to high school students at different times during the year.
Some community based organizations offer FREE test prep. Generally, these programs begin in October and run through May. Some organizations also offer intensive review during the summer.
Khan Academy is a FREE resource for SAT review. Click to go to the Khan Academy.
Tomiko has a Khan Academy class code, please email her for more details.
2/6 (no NYS test locations) – Registration Deadline 1/8/16
4/9 – Registration Deadline 3/4/16
6/11 – Registration Deadline 5/6/16
ACT Registration – http://www.actstudent.org
ACT Prep – http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/
You can begin your FAFSA application on January 1, 2016 for the 2016 – 2017 school year.
***We will be having a FAFSA Night at City-as-School on February 25, 2016, from 6 – 9 p.m.
Parents are welcome! We will be sending out more information closer to the event date, but please feel free to email a CACO staff member if you have questions.
What you will need to complete the FAFSA:
- Your Social Securiy Number
- Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
- Your most recent federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
- Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
- Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
- FSA ID to sign electronically. (*The parent that will be signing your FAFSA will ALSO need to create an FSA ID.)
Instructions for creating your FSAID:
1. When logging in to one of the websites listed above, click the link to create an FSA ID.
2. Create a username and password, and enter your e-mail address.
3. Enter your name, date of birth, Social Security number, contact information, and challenge questions and answers.
4. If you have a Federal Student Aid PIN, you will be able to enter it and link it to your FSA ID. You can still create an FSA ID if you have forgotten or do not have a PIN.
5. Review your information, and read and accept the terms and conditions.
6. Confirm your e-mail address using the secure code, which will be sent to the e-mail address you entered when you created your FSA ID.
Once you verify your e-mail address, you can use it instead of your username to log in to the websites.
For help, visit StudentAid.gov/fsaid.
There are thousands of scholarship opportunities to help you with your tuition and additional college expenses.
United Negro College Fund: uncf.org
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: hsf.net
American Indian Graduate Center Scholars: aigcs.org
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund: apiasf.org