College and Career Information Center

  • The mission of Naviance is to assure that students are ably prepared for opportunities upon graduation. Specifically, the Center prepares students for college and/or for the world of work. With professional assistance from the student's guidance counselor each Somerset County graduate will find either a position in a career field or placement in the college of his/her choice.

    NAVIANCE  

                    Our college/career advising process includes the following steps:

    -          Students become aware of their career or college preferences through various career inventories and tests;

    -          Students discover their individual core themes that will assist them in making decisions about career opportunities and/or college placement;

    -          Students determine, with parent and counselor assistance, the particular career path or college to attend utilizing such computerized packages as “Zinch” and/or “Naviance”;

    -          Other activities include a robust college visitation program, computers to assist in locating college and career opportunities, SAT/ACT test preparation services, assistance with job search strategies, resume writing and interviewing techniques, a college and career library and guidance with completing and mailing of all employment and/or college applications.

    SAT TEST DATES:

    For up-to-date information on SAT test dates, visit the following link:

    http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/sat-reasoning/register/test-dates

    Please note that students now have the option of using “Score Choice”, the system that allows one to hide the SAT scores that one does not wish to submit to colleges and only send the ones that showcase the best results.

    These are also the dates for all SAT Subject Tests.

    ACT TEST DATES:

    For up-to-date information on ACT test dates, visit the following link:

    http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html


    For a listing of both SAT and ACT testing dates, visit the following link:

    http://www.erikthered.com/tutor/sat-act-calendar.html

    “At Somerset County Vocational-Technical High School you can have college, career or both!”


     

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