College and Career Center (CCC)

(805) 520-6800 x3717
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Is there a university that you would like to learn more about?

Come by and fill out a College Visit Request so Mrs. Wigdor can schedule the colleges you want to see!


Seniors! If you are planning on attending Moorpark for the 2015/2016 school year, check with Mrs. Wigdor in the CCC for the Moorpark Orientation field trip information. The field trip is on Friday, April 24 and space is limited.


Job & Career Expo Saturday, 4/11

Looking for a job? Thinking about exploring careers? Then plan on attending the City's Youth Employment Service Job and Career Expo on Saturday, April 11th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley. Not only can you apply for jobs, employers will be there to discuss career goals and how to achieve them. Check out employers like summer camps, restaurants, offices, and more! Come dressed for an interview and bring your resume. Be prepared to introduce yourself, fill out applications, and interview on the spot. For more information click here or call (805) 522-HIRE (4473).


Ventura/Tri County National Spring College Fair

4/20: Spring College Fair at the Ventura County Fairgrounds on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 5:30-8:30pm. It is hosted by the National Association for College Admission Counseling and over 120 colleges will be represented, including in-state schools, out-of state schools, and a handful of International schools. Please see Mrs. Wigdor in the CCC for a list of the colleges that will be participating in the fair.
Click here for information about the Spring College Fair.


Financial Aid Night

Click here for Financial Aid info.


College Night UC Powerpoint

Click here for a UC overview.
Click here for UC Application Info.


College Check List
  • Ask for teacher and counselor recommendations if it is required - Fill out Brag Sheet & give 2 weeks' notice
  • Have you already taken the ACT or SAT? Go to collegeboard.org and actstudent.org to sign up!
  • Decide what schools you want to apply to! Think about Safe Schools, Match Schools, Reach Schools
  • Research Requirements and Deadlines! UC and Cal State Application deadlines are 11/30
  • Start writing your personal statement
  • Attend College Visits in the CCC and Tour College Campuses
  • File the FAFSA
  • Consider how you will pay for colleges - Come in to the CCC to learn about Scholarships and FAFSA.

HELPFUL WEBSITES: * admission.universityofcalifornia.edu * csumentor.edu * californiacolleges.edu * fastweb.com * fafsa.ed.gov * affordablecollegesonline.org * collegeboard.org.

Brag Sheet

If you need a letter of recommendation from your counselor, fill out the Brag Sheet. Letters of recommendation take two working weeks to be completed.


College Handbook

Applying to CSU or UC:

Students should have their transcript ahead of time to fill out college applications. Request a transcript from Mrs. Banks in Counseling and expect it to take a couple of days for her to have it ready for you to return and pick up.


College Application Dates

UC Colleges 11/1 - 11/30
CSU Colleges 10/1 - 11/30
Moorpark College 3/1 is the first day you can apply for Fall admission.
Private and Out of state schools check with individual schools.


Career & College Information
A-G Four Year College Requirements

Plan for College: The Action Plan from the College Board is a recommended timeline for students to follow.
If you are not sure what you want to study in college take a look at the College Majors & Career Profiles.
Finding a College
Applying to College. Helpful information on the application process and essay skills.
Transcripts

If you need a TRANSCRIPT for college applications or for scholarships, you must request them with Mrs. Banks in the Counseling Office. Make sure to get an extra “unofficial” transcript for you to keep and photocopy for scholarships that don’t require an “official” one. Once you ask for it, you must return within three days to pick them up or she will throw them away and you will not be able to get another one for a month. After applying for college, all schools want a final, June Transcript.


Testing information

Financial Aid Resources

Scholarship Information

Come into the CCC to find out more about the scholarship opportunities below.


Scholarship Tips

Search for Scholarships
College Information
Community Colleges
California Private Colleges
Information on admissions, housing, tours, links to UC and Cal. State web pages and more.

Career Resources