Counseling & Career

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.)

Contact Us

SWS Counselor:
Rusty Hibbert
rthibbert@seattleschools.org
206-252-2202

SWS Career Counselor:
Bean Yogi
jlyogi@seattleschools.org
206-252-2206


Resources


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

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