Welcome to the  NMSS College and Career Center!

“I am so excited to help you grow in all aspects of life. I am committed to prioritizing your mental health and academic success.” – Mr. Kirtz

Kyle Kirtz, School Counselor, (310) 999-6162 ext. 121, kkirtz@newmillenniumschool.org.

College Entrance Exams

ACT

SAT

College and Career Counseling Appointments

If you would like to meet with the counselor for college planning, please go to the counseling office (Room H3) schedule an appointment. You can also email Mrs. Sampson at bsampson@newmillenniumschool.org.

Work Permits

Requests for Work Permits are obtained from the College Center. All sections of the request must be completed and turned in to the counseling department. A Work Permit will be issued within 1 – 3 days. Work Permits must be signed by the student, parent, and employer, and must be picked up by the student in the Main Office. IMPORTANT: Students requesting Work Permits MUST be in good academic and behavior standing.

Transcript Requests

Please allow 1 – 3 business days to process transcript requests. For example, if you need a transcript by Wednesday, please request the transcript by Friday of the previous week. Your transcript will be delivered to you or available for pick up in the Main Office. Blank Transcript Request Forms are also available in the Main Office and in the College and Career Center. Requests must be completed and turned in to the College and Career Center.

New Millennium Secondary School (College Entrance Examination Board) CEEB Code: 050512

Please fill out the Community Service Report Form completely and return to Mrs. Sampson. This form must be completed every time you complete a total of volunteer hours for a location. All community service hours are due by April 30 of your Senior year. Don’t wait until the last minute. Start as early as the summer after completing 8th grade.

Community Service Report Log is used to log total hours of volunteerism.

FINANCIAL AID:
FAFSA – FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID is a form provided by the federal government that is required by colleges/universities from students who are seeking scholarships, grants, loans or work-study jobs. www.fafsa.ed.gov

FAFSA FORECASTER – This site helps families preview the financial aid that might be available. www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov

HOW COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID WORKS – This is a detailed explanation of how the financial aid process works. http://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/financial-planning/college-financial-aid.htm

CAL GRANT – www.csac.ca.gov

FINANCIAL AID INFO -www.studentaid.ed.gov

SCHOLARSHIPS:
(Beware!! If you are asked to PAY ANY AMOUNT for a scholarship, it is probably a SCAM!!) These two sites contain thousands of legitimate scholarships:

100 Words Students Should Know

Academic Resume Samples

Common Black College Application

SEARCHING FOR COLLEGES:
College Navigator – U.S. Department of Education updates information pertaining to all colleges/universities in the U.S. www.collegenavigator.com

These sites will help you find MANY colleges that fit your “needs.”

ATHLETICS: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) – Information about eligibility and recruiting www.ncaa.org

COLLEGE INFORMATION:

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS:
All colleges can be found online. At each college/university site, you will find pertinent information about admissions policies, the location of the school, the size of the school and answers to most of your questions. If you have further questions, email the admissions department.

TESTING:
ACT – American College Testing – www.act.org
SAT – College Board – www.collegeboard.com

Preparing for the ACT and/or the SAT doesn’t have to cost a fortune:

CAREER INFORMATION:

  • www.cacareerzone.org
  • www.occareers.com/occareers
  • www.mapping-your-future.org

RANKINGS:
This site provides yearly rankings of all colleges in the U.S. usnews.rankingsandreviews.com