Counseling, College & Career Center


Office hours during the school year: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Office hours during the summer: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m.

High School East: (518)881-0313, Fax: 518-881-0386

High School West: (518)881-0333, Fax: 518-881-0364

Address: 970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065

School counselors encourage, support and foster positive academic, career, social and personal development in students.

As your High School Counselors we wanted to reach out to all of you during this challenging time. We can all relate to the uncertainty that you may be feeling and know that you have a lot of questions.

Please know that your counselors will work hard to provide you with relevant and timely information and are available to answer all your questions. Please stay well, stay positive and practice self care. We are here for you!

Please join our Google Classroom-Shenendehowa High School Counseling, College and Career Center to stay informed.

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The Counseling, College and Career Center is hosted its annual Financial Aid evening presentation on Tuesday, June 1st, at 6:30. with Linda Parker, Director of Financial Aid at Union College CLICK HERE to watch the video. The presentation is designed for parents/guardians of rising seniors and will provide helpful information regarding the financial aid process.

A Health Sciences Information Session will be held on May 26 for your juniors. In this workshop, we'll provide an overview of health and wellness majors at SUNY, followed by a summary of professional programs that include dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, and more.

Beginning in June, SUNY will host Financial Aid Events for the Class of 2021. Students can select a Financial Aid Workshop designed for enrolled students, or a FAFSA Completion Workshop. Both Workshops will be offered in English and Spanish.

SUNY Virtual College Fairs: CLICK to register

Saturday, May 22, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

BigFuture Days-Virtual College Fairs hosted by The College Board. CLICK for more details.

CLICK HERE for Video Recording of the College Search Process Webinar

Virtual College Fairs- NACAC-January-May 2021

CASDA VIRTUAL COLLEGE and CAREER FAIR -These fairs will be held via zoom

SUNY Virtual Events-Click to register or call 1-800-342-3811

SUNY Virtual College Fair

SUNY Virtual Information Sessions

Which SUNY Are You?

Financial Aid Sessions

Virtual Open House-videos


Sign up for free webinars in May through the Mental Health Association for NYS

Teens and Mental Health: Join Randi Silverman in a discussion about how to tell the difference between what is typical and what might be a sign that it’s time to seek help, and how to talk to adults so they will listen.

Boost school performance by taking care of you

Work life balance

Helping at home-Tips for parents

Stress: Coping with everyday problems

For more information, go to


Summer 2021 Opportunities

All students will receive a scholarship to cover the cost of classes, plus free textbooks. Classes are held online or remotely and sessions are available May 24- July 2; May 24- August 13; and July 6 through August 13.
HVCC Summer College Head Start classesHead Start Math and Writing classes offered on campus or online

College Information

Testing Information

CEEB CODE: 331-845 College Board

SAT Test Center #33-328 ACT

ACT Test Center #199690 Advanced Placement (AP)

SAT/ACT test dates 20-21

New SAT/Old SAT/ACT concordance chart

Test Prep

Khan Academy Test Prep

Naviance Test Prep

Scholarship Information

Shen Counseling, College and Career Center Scholarship Newsletters

Bloomz! Text the message @CVBKB4 to 1-858-256-6691

  • To get up-to-date information on Scholarships offered, sign up for Bloomz! Alerts will be sent out regularly. So simple!

  • Also check out the google document above. It will be updated on a weekly basis with new scholarships.

SUNY Excelsior Scholarship Information

Dollars for Scholars

Shen High School receives School of Distinction Award

2017 RAMP School of Distinction - video