college/career center

Mr. Carlos Nalda, College/Career Information Coordinator

Room 140 * 240.740.2029 * Email * Open Mon-Fri, 7:30am - 3pm


The College/Career Center contains information on colleges, technical schools, financial aid and career opportunities. You can also obtain information regarding ACT, SAT, and scholarships.

Students may come by at any time with a pass from their teacher. Parents, please call or email ahead for an appointment to ensure personal assistance.


Attention Seniors! The FAFSA Window is Officially Open!!!

All eligible seniors planning to attend a college, university, or trade school should fill out the FAFSA form for student aid. Below are a few FAQs* to help you to learn more about the FAFSA. Feel free to visit Mr. Nalda or Mrs. West if you have questions or need help filling out the form.

Who gets federal student aid?

Every student, who meets certain eligibility requirements, can get some type of financial aid regardless of age or family income.

What is federal student aid?

It’s financial aid from the federal government to help you pay for eligible expenses at an eligible college, technical school, vocational school, or graduate school. There are three categories of federal student aid: grants, work-study, and loans

What is the FAFSA?

Its. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which you need to complete to receive federal student aid.

How do I apply for aid?

Complete the FAFSA, online or in print. The simplified online application is available at: www.fafsa.gov.

When do I complete the FAFSA?

Between October 1st - March 1st. March 1st is the deadline to be considered for Maryland state student aid.

How much aid is available?

More than $150 billion of aid is available every year to students to help cover tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and other education-related expenses.

*Source: U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid, Customer Experience Office, Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid, Washington, D.C., 2013.

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