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College and Career Readiness

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What We Do

• Help students apply to college

• Help students and parents/guardians understand the admissions process and requirements

• Help students connect with Admissions Representatives

• Host college fairs and has College Recruiters visit VHS throughout the year

• Help families understand the college process

• Help undocumented students (students who do not have a social security number) connect with representatives who can help them with the financial aspect of college expenses

• Help students register for Dual Credit through The University of New Mexico and Central New Mexico Community College

• Help students register for exams such as ACT, SAT, ASVAB and Accuplacer

• Help students receive fee waivers for the ACT/SAT if student qualifies for free/reduced lunch

• Work with outside organizations for workshops, like ACT Prep and financial awareness

• Help students understand and interpret exam scores

• Help students apply for scholarships

• Host FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Nights

• Help students connect with Military Recruiters

• Gives school staff information to share with students

• Have field trips for students,

• Help students find community service/internship opportunities

Information For Students

Seniors

Juniors

Sophomores

Freshmen

College Comparisons

There are so many factors when considering college! It is imperative to take time to review your 2,000+ choices!  Use the tools below to help you make your decision.

Get Involved!

It is important to get involved in extra-curricular/community service events during your high school years. Colleges/Universities look at what you do, besides get good grades; this can lead to certain scholarships as well. Make sure that you track all your information so it will be easy to transfer the information to scholarships, letters of recommendation, resumes, and applications.