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Career Center Royal Oak High School
Rebecca Hockridge, LPC,LSC
Career Center Coordinator
(248) 435-8500 email@example.com
Welcome to the ROHS Career Center!
Raven Report- ROHS News you can use
Transcripts - Request transcripts online at parchment.com
Scholarships -click here for current scholarships
Senior Bulletin-current edition
**AP Exam Schedule (click here) All AP exams are held at Churchill Community Education Center 707 Girard Ave. Royal Oak 48073. AM session is 7:30am-12pm and PM session is 11:30am-4pm.
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- For Parents-What is Career Cruising? or see .pdf below
- New look for Career Cruising! Now avaiable Career Cruising 2.0!
- 9th Grade directions click here
Career Focus Video. Click on the link to view
- Klaus Obermyer: Entrepreneur, founder of Obermyer Co.
- Tim Burton: Artist, Movie Producer
- What Makes You Come Alive-Sean Aiken, One Man's Journey to find the perfect career
ACT- click here for everything you need to know about taking the ACT. Official site for ACT. Get scores, sign up, test prep and more
Want to register to take the ACT?: sign up online: ACT retakes are offered at ROHS! Sign up now
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ACT Test Prep
Need help to prepare for to take the ACT? here's a list of some helpful websites and study guides......
FREE Guide to ACT test Prep-80 page guide .pdf or also available to pick up in the Student Service Center (SSC) or ROHS Career Center (in the media center!)
Learning Express Library - Tons of practice material for the ACT and practice in reading, writing, math, science, and other subjects. Also, e-books to help you out!
Hippocampus.org-Homework assistance in several subjects, even AP classes!
Apps for ACT test prep- There's an App for that! ACT now has downloadable "Apps" to help make studying more convenient...there really is an "app" for everything!
Parent newsletter - Parents! stay up to date with ACT news for Parents
Attention Seniors !
It's time to start applying for colleges and making plans for what you will do next year! Questions? See your counselor or visit the Career Center with your questions about college applications, transcripts, ACT, or career planning.
Scholarships (click here) for scholarships available for ROHS students. See Mrs. Murphy in the Student Service Center for more information. Scholarship applications are available online or in the SSC
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Most Colleges and Universities require applications be submitted by Nov. 1 for best chances
IMPORTANT!! Common Application supplements can be submitted PRIOR to completing and submitting the application. Counselors recommend that you send them the supplements as soon as possible.
Transcripts- (click here)To send transcripts.... Go to Parchment Exchange and register your school information to request a copy be sent electronically http://exchange.parchment.com/students/
- Still havinging problems with transcript requests? visit the Career Center or call (248) 435 8500 x1187 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or see Mrs. Murphy in the SSC
College Representive Visits Fall 2012 - Sign up now! in the Student Service Center (SSC)Talk to an Admissions Representative about Colleges and Applications
- Things to remember when attending a College Admissions Visit at ROHS : Did you know that these are the same people who may be reviewing your APPLICATIONS? Please be curteous and respectful...and prepared with questions for the representatives. This is your chance to make an impression!
Any students planning to participate in a Division 1 or 2 college sport must be academically eligible and registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center at www.eligibilitycenter.org. See Mr. Bowker with any questions.
Live on line College Fairs!! Talk to admissions representatives, Next "BIG" online fair is coming Feb 28!!. Log on anytime during this college fair from 10am to 10pm for a virtual college fair!
- Placement Tests- Royal Oak Campus Compass Placement Test Info-Take a copy of your ACT scores to find out if you are exempt from taking placement tests (...this means you might not need to take placement tests based on ACT scores!)
- Online Application-Send your application eletronically
- Online Orientation-please complete this prior to seeing an OCC Counselor
- Parents-information for parents about college costs,
- Program Information-click here for OCC programs
- Online Catalog-The complete catalog 2012-2013
What is Articulation? check out this video guide to College Credit you can earn in High School!
MACRAO: Michigan Transfer Network Click here to find out what classes transfer to the college you plan on attending
Financial Aid Info For College Bound Students
Paying for College in Michigan 2012-2013 guide from the MI Department of Education (.pdf)
FAFSA/Free Application for Federal Student Aid this is the Main site source for applying for Federal Financial Aid and Scholarships
Mapping Your Future February 5 at 8pm Free Webinar goes over how to fill out FAFSA line by line. Register today!
FAFSA Work Shop at Oakland University - free to the public! Professional assistance with filling out FAFSA online.
Financial Aid Information Session! - Oakland University Free to the public! Regisiter at oakland.edu/visit. Jan 21 and Feb 9
College Goal Sunday on February 12th and 13th a representative from FAFSA will help you complete the FAFSA for FREE at many Michigan locations. Win prizes and scholarships just for attending! for date and times go to micollegegoal.org and click on "student learn more" and "locations"
Funding Your Education (pdf) Federal guide to funding your college education
Funding Education Beyond High School (pdf) Brochure also available in Career Center/Media Center resources
Cappex - Scholarship opportunites search site
Fast Web--Free scholarship search
Students.gov--One stop help for Student and parent assistance with financial aid and college information on the web!
Financial Aid EasyPlanner from College Board--Financial aid, step by step!
Nelnet.com - plan your education,fiance your education, plan your career
Mappingyourfuture.org- nonprofit site to help plan career, college, fiancial aid and money management
Zinch- get in and pay for college, great comprehensive web site for planning for college and searching for scholarships
http://www.brightstorm.com/ -Need help with MATH or SCIENCE? Check out the "textbook" section for your textbook and a video on how to do specific problems. Great online tutor!
http://www.khanacademy.org/ -Amazing web site for MATH and SCIENCE has comprehensive lessons on Math and Science with video tutorials! "See" how to do it or brush up on foundational skills....did we mention this site is FREE?
www.shmoop.com Want to try something different? This site is a personal favorite! Check out over 900! Free LITERATURE REVIEWS that are as comprehensive as they are fun to read (yes! I said fun!) This is homework help with personality...also has ECON, SCIENCE and MATH as well as MUSIC Trivia and more.
http://www.learnatest.com/lel/ Michigan Library (MEL)
Students Are Asking....
All About Careers
Big Futures- Career website from Collegeboard. Search Careers, colleges, college costs, and more. Getting ready for college resource.
O*Net Online - The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. Expand your career search!
Career OneStop - Many careers need certain certifications, learn about them here, Sponsered by US Department of Labor
My Student Edge- Research Careers, Colleges, and more, This is a also a site recommended for ACT and test preparation User Code for Royal Oak Schools : FMKSSXQA
The Futures Channel - "SEE" what it's all about in these video clips of real careers, conneting, careers with what students are learning in the classroom
"Dirty Jobs" - Check out Mike Rowe's video library of real American Jobs
One Week Jobs- Sean Aiken, One mans journey for career discovery, a new job every week.
College Prowler - Search for and compare schools from around the county and view rankings of Colleges
College Board - College searches, help with applications and much much more...including a great section on writing entrance essays! This is where you will find the most information about the Common Application which is used for colleges like University of Michigan, Lawrence Tech, Kalamazoo College and a few others.
Common Application - Primary application for University of Michigan, apply to many east coast schools schools with one application. Check out the link for College Board for more information on the Common Application.
Michigan Colleges/Univeristies - the complete guide of Michigan Schools is online ( and in your ROHS Career Center!) Check out virtual tours, websites and links to apply to Michigan colleges
Michigan College Access Portal - MichiganCAP-The Michigan College Access Portal (MichiganCAP) is a statewide initiative which provides free support for all students and families in Michigan to simplify the process of transitioning from high school to college and career. MichiganCAP will offer students, parents, counselors and adult learners easy-to-use web-based, personalized tools to insure that each step in the process of choosing and applying for college is completed successfully
Career Learning Ops
This section is devoted to learning opportunities available to students in all grade levels. Summer camps, College Open Houses, Career and College Fairs and the list goes on....
February 25, 2012 come and find out about the many career opportunities available that a career in architecture can provide! from 12-3pm. Open House. contact the Career Center for additional information.
Available to High School students grades 10-12. Students can attend any of the Six Saturday sessions from Feb-April. See brochure...click on link.
From ACT prep workshops, Financial Aid workshops, College Campus Tours, Science and Health professions preview night, Business communications and media preview night and Scope Out Madonna: Open House....click on the link for more info!
For high school students 9-12th grade, this is an opportunity to have a hands-on experience using state of the art equiptment in a modern lab. Saturdays 10-12:30pm at Lawrence Tech Jan 21, Feb 4, Feb 18, Feb 25, March 3, April 21 and May 12. email: email@example.com.
Attention girls age 16 or older who interested in science or medicine! One day workshop opportunity to have a hands-on experience learning about the health care field related to ortopeadics! See Mrs. Hockridge in the career center for more inforation about this unique opportunity or click on the link below. Applications must be recieved by January 9. http://perryinitiative.org/programs/student-online-application/ please see website for additional info: www.perryinitiative.org
- Contact Mr. Surdenick in the SSC for more information about the exciting opportunites offered at your local Technical Campus.
- Juniors and Seniors
Any High School female Junior who is interested in our government process and participating in a summer opportunity to gain direct training in city, county, and state Government. Program is held at MSU from June 17-June 23, 2012. Click on link for more info
Students who are 10th and 11th grade and have interest in health and medicine are encourged to apply. Purpose of program is bring awareness to underserved and disadvantaged populations to reduce health disparities. See your Guidance Counselor or Mrs. Hockridge for more information. June 17- 30th. Apply by Feb 1, 2012!!!
Forensic Camp at Lawrence Tech from June 25-June 29, 2012 for High school students 10-11 grade. Apply by April 30, 2012.
University of Michigan summer camp program June 18-21 or June 25-28; for high school students who are interested in health professions...sophomores, juniors, or seniors can apply. Learn about opportunities in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, genetic counseling, nursing, public health, movement science and research. For more details go to www.careercenter.umich.edu/students/health/wolverinehealth.html
Interested in camera operations?, set design?, lighting?, July 22-July 26. click here for application and details!
Have You Seen the Admissions Tour? Oakland University video tour of campus click here
Central Michigan/Videos ...See what Central is all about!
Lawrence Technological University Blue Devil Days Sat Sept 29, 2012 9:30a-1:30p; Elploration Day Fri Oct 26 8a-1p www.explorationday.ltu.edu ; Sat Nov 3 9:30-1:30p www.bluedevildays.ltu.edu ; and more! call 248-204-3160 for more info
ITT Technical Institute High School Open House Sat Oct 13, 2012 10a-1p rsvp Neil Cramer firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-832-6817
Oakland Community College-College Nights 2012- Royal Oak Campus- Tuesday Oct 2, 2012 5:30p-7:00p. Over 50 colleges and universties will be present for more info contact Tina Felcyn email@example.com
Michigan State University schedule a visit-daily tours through December 2012, 360 virtual tours, group tours and more!
University of Michigan- schedule a visit
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