Please check the Counseling calendar below for dates
TierOne Tutors will offer an SAT Prep Course at Ontario Christian High School on Saturday morning, Sept 28, October 5,12,19, and 26. This will prepare student for the SAT exam on November 2. for more info or to register call Tierone at 877-209-9079 or go to www.TierOneTutors.com/class.
Freshmen who want to make a 4 year plan and were not able to come to the June 1 atmeeting in the library have a chance to do so on Thursday, August 29 at 6 PM in the library. Please email njansen@ ocschools.org to let us know you will be attending.
Students exploring colleges need to attend the Christian College Fair, here in the Albers Chapel on Monday, Sept 30, from 6-8 PM. All the local Christian Colleges and many from out of state will be there for you to investigate
All juniors will take the PSAT/NMSQT here in the gym on Wednesday, October 16
Juniors should start taking the ACT or SAT in the spring of their junior year. Go to www.collegeboard.com and www.actstudent.org to sign up and for more info. Test schedules and free prep material are available in the Career Center or under Standardized Testing.
- Here are alternatives to a traditional 4 year college:
- Oak Valley College- a nonprofit Christian Business College based in Colton, CA, where you can graduate in 3 years. They strive to have all students graduate without debt. www.oakvalleycollege.org.
- Dordt College--2 year Pro-Tech Program- private Christian College in Sioux Center Iowa offers Manufacturing Tech and Farm Operations & Management. Both programs include paid internships every semester integrated in to the curriculum.--www.dordt.edu/academics/pro-tech.
- Norco College- this community college offers Accelerated Certificate & Employment (ACE) program in Industrial Automation, Conventional Machine Operator and Business Information Worker. Get your certificate in 7 months www.norcocollege.edu/ACE.
Also for seniors, October 1 the FAFSA is available to be filled out. Most colleges and community colleges highly recommend that you fill it out.
California residents are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state. Go to http://www.wiche.edu/wue for more info.