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    Career & College Center (CCC)

    The Career & College Center is used by Seattle World School. The CCC Specialist is available to help with career and college research, applications, resumes, etc. The CCC office is located in room D, behind the SWS main office.


    College Admissions/Placement Testing; GED

    College Board (SAT, PSAT, AP)
    ACT (ACT, Compass)
    Fair Test (colleges with optional admissions testing)
    GED
    Before You Test (Compass prep.)


    Financial Aid/Scholarships

    Washington State Achievement Council (college prep.)
    FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Applications online on 1/1.
    Fast Web
    Fin Aid
    College Planning Network (Pacific N.W.)
    Fast Aid
    WashBoard (WA students)
    Western Undergraduate Exchange (reduced tuition for students in western states)
    College Goal Sundays (FAFSA assistance)
    College Bound Scholarship Program
    NELA Center for Student Success (Seattle office closing 9/30/13)
    Seattle World School Scholarship (current/former SWS/SBOC graduating seniors)
    HB 1079 (WA State undocumented students)
    Dreamers (WA State Need Grant for undoc.)
    Scholarships for undoc.
    FRESCH (Free Scholarship Search)

    Colleges and Universities

    Go College
    Check Out a College (WA community/technical colleges)
    College Board
    Super College
    50 States
    Career Bridge/Where Are You Going? (WA)
    Ready Set Grad

    Seattle Area Community/Technical Colleges

    Seattle Central Community College
    North Seattle Community College
    South Seattle Community College
    Seattle Vocational Institute
    Shoreline Community College
    Renton Technical College
    Lake Washington Institute of Technology

    Fairs

    National College Fair (fall)
    Christian College Fair (fall)
    Performing & Visual Arts Fair (fall)
    Gap Year Fair (winter)
    Arts Portfolio Day (winter)
    National College Fair (spring)

    Careers/Employment

    WOIS Career Info System (ask for password)
    Map Your Career
    careerbuilder.com
    Bureau of labor statistics- occupational outlooks
    Washington Work Source
    U.S. Dept. of Labor
    Apprenticeships (earn while you learn)
    Teen workers (state laws)
    City of Seattle (teen jobs)
    Snag a Job (search teen jobs)
    Career Bridge/Where Are You Going? (WA)
    WA Business Week (summer)
    Trades careers
    Monster.com
    ACE (architecture/construction/engineering)
    Accounting Career Awareness (summer)
    Black Achievers Program
    Food Handler's Permit

    Other

    Goodwill (education & job training)
    Job Corps (education & job training)
    The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas (free writing & tutoring center)
    Teens in Public Service
    United Way (volunteering)
    Team Read (tutor elementary students)
    Selective Service (males 18-25)
    Teen Tix (rush ticket program for ages 13-18; reduced admission for cultural events)
    GAP Year

    Contact Us

    SWS Counselor:
    Rusty Hibbert
    rthibbert@seattleschools.org
    206-252-2234

    SWS Career Counselor:
    Kim Hua
    tthua@seattleschools.org
    206-252-2217