Welcome parents, teachers, and students! The Oakton High School College and Career Center can help students explore many different post-secondary opportunities, as well as discover their own interests and establish goals for the future. Planning for college and/or a career helps students make the connection between classroom academics and the real world.
College & Career Center Hours & Location:
Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
We are now located in the Career Center across from the Cafeteria
*Parents and students make schedule appointments outside of these hours via email.
Who I Am?
Jennifer Rogin-Marks, College & Career Specialist
Hometown: Birmingham, Michigan
Major: Business - Michigan State
Major: School Counseling George Mason University
Senior College Planning Information
Applying to College
Connects students to college success and opportunity
Provides college application and financial aid advice, as well as information on standardized tests and careers.
College Programs and Student Reviews http://www.hotcoursesusa.com/
The ABCs of Applying to College
A planning guide for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
College/University CEEB Codes
College Board (CEEB) codes are needed when you register for SAT Program tests or send score reports to colleges and scholarship programs
Education planning, including: College searching, Graduate school search, College information, Graduate programs information, Test prep help, Scholarship search, and Financial aid information
Shows college-bound students how to personalize that very sterile college application form and market themselves to gain admission
Virginia College Quest
A guide to college success for students with disabilities
Allows students to search for schools by region, type, degree, and public/private affiliation
Provides information on financial aid, the application process, campus life, careers/majors, as well as virtual tours
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Information on college and other post-secondary options; provides links to get you started on colleges, financial aid,etc.
Online college fair
Financial Aid Information
Financial Aid Resource Publicationshttp://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html
A comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education
Minority On-Line Information Services (MOLIS)
Provides information on minority programs, colleges and financial aid
Fairfax County Public Library’s ACT, SAT, and AP test prep
*Click on Databases in left-hand column; click on by title on the right; click on L-O; scroll down to Log On in the Learning Express box. Some personal information will be required, including your public library card number.
ACT Test Questions
ACT sample questions
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Qualifiers to play collegiate sports, Rules & Eligibility, and Education Outreach
Free test prep for SATs and ACTs
Military Career Guide
Details on 152 enlisted and officer occupations. Describes training, advancement, and educational opportunities within each of the major Services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard)
Provides information in college, career, and military options, as well as financial aid
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Learn about jobs and what it takes to get into the field; provides job search tips and job market outlook as well
Other Important Information
Valuable websites and linkshttp://www.fcps.edu/OaktonHS/careercenter/documents/Valuable%20Websites.pdf
A list of websites that provide information on colleges, careers, jobs, internships, financial aid, volunteer opportunities, etc.
Matchcollege.com (http://www.MatchCollege.com) is a free college search and information site, providing information on admissions, financial aid, tuition and more on over 6,000 colleges and universities nation-wide.
US Airforce ROTC
Navy/Marine ROTC Programs
A list of ROTC programs grouped by state
Peterson’s ROTC Scholarships
Information on military financial aid
Information on military programs and financial aid