College & Career Center

College/Career Information Coordinator (CCIC): Mrs. Latasha Kelly

The Paint Branch High School Career Center is designed to help students explore areas of interest as they prepare for their future endeavors. This helps students understand the relationship between what they are learning in high school and other experiences to their post high school choices in business, the military or further educational opportunities. The extensive array of information available in the Career Center is intended to be used as an adjunct to the curriculum for all grade levels. Guest speakers and college representatives are frequent visitors to the Career Center. 

The Career Center offers information about careers and colleges including: college majors, essays, and applications; financial aid; scholarships; resume writing; SAT, PSAT, ACT and other tests; and much more. It houses a wide variety of books, catalogues, computer programs with specialized guidance material, test registration forms, videos and other information resources.

Phone: 301-388-9912


Follow PB College & Career Center on Twitter @PB_CareerCenter 


Checklist for Seniors (Class of 2023)

Please review the following checklist that will assist with the college process and help you prepare to apply to colleges.

Senior Checklist


2022 College Readiness Workshops

Students are encouraged to sign up using the 2022 College Readiness Workshop Google Form or send an email to with their name, grade, cell phone number and which workshop they would like to attend.  

2022 Summer Workshops


2022 College Conversations 

Please see the College Conversations Flier that will take place on Friday, July 22nd from 6:30-8:30pm.  We are encouraging 10th & 11th grade students & parents to attend.


The Princeton Review Free Summer Events

Click on the link below and scan the QR code to register for the events.

The Princeton Review Free Summer Events



Information for SAT Fee Waivers with College Board can be found below.

SAT fee-waivers#eligibility



Also, if you have not done so yet.  Please go to to complete the online lunch application to see if you are eligible for the SAT fee waiver.


22-23 SAT & ACT Test Dates*

2022-2023 SAT & ACT Test Dates

*Dates are subject to change.


Dual Enrollment 



Summer Semester courses begin Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Fall Semester courses begin Monday, August 29, 2022


College Application Process

 NAVIANCE - Naviance Student College Search & Application/Recommendations 

Do you need access to Naviance? Go to

Select "MCPS Students - Log In With Google" then click on Naviance.


Matching Common App & Naviance Tutorial Video

NEW Common App/Naviance Matching Tutorial

Requesting Letter of Recommendation Reference Guide

Student Letter of Recommendation Reference Guide



ACT / SAT Testing





Important Links



Scholarship Search Sites

NEW!!! Open Education Database is a great, extensive resource featuring information about MD schools, scholarships, loans, and more! Check it out:

The College Scholarship Guide has many great tips and information about the scholarship application process. Check it out:


Important Documents

NCAA Clearinghouse Link: