College and Career Center
Rosalie DeOto, Career Coordinator
PHS CEEB Number - 210-825
Class of 2021 - Use Link below for information pertinent to your class. Includes information on College applications and more!
PHS Scholarship Database. Click HERE for all current scholarship opportunities.
Financial Aid Information & Resources:
COVID-19 update: Visit the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) website and the websites for the colleges you are applying to for financial aid updates and deadline extensions as a result of COVID-19.
- The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (The FAFSA). Access the FAFSA application and obtain information on each step needed to complete the process from the studentaid.gov web site.
- The Maryland Higher Education Commission website has information on Maryland aid (including accepting aid with the MD CAPS account), information on the Pell Grant, Guaranteed Access Grant, state scholarships, and the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Program.
- MCPS College Career Information Center Scholarship Updates for Students.
It’s Going to Be A Busy Year, Juniors & Seniors!
NEW: COLLEGE REP. VIRTUAL VISITS
College visits this year will be held virtually. We want to make sure you don’t miss out. Students can access the college virtual visits in their Naviance Student Account. Check back often as colleges are continually added.
To access Virtual College Visits:
· Log into your Student Naviance account
· Click on “Colleges” tab in upper top right corner
· Click on “Colleges” HOME
· Scroll down to the bottom of the screen where you will see “College Visits”. You may click on the visit you’re interested in or click the “SHOW MORE” link to view additional visits.
· You MUST select “Register Now” for those you would like to attend – to save your spot
· The virtual visit event link will be available 24 hours prior to the start of the event.
Virtual College Visits for Juniors & Seniors
College visits this year will be held virtually. We want to make sure you don’t miss out. Students can access the college virtual visits in their Naviance Student Account. Check Naviance often as colleges are continually being added.
To access Virtual College Visits:
Log into your Student Naviance account
Click on “Colleges” tab on top upper right corner
Click “Colleges Home”
Scroll down to the bottom of the screen where you will see “College Visits”. You may click on the visit you’re interested in or click the “Show More” link to view additional visits.
You MUST select “Register Now” for those you would like to attend – to save your spot
The virtual visit event link will be available 24 hours prior to the start of the event
University of Maryland College Park
Free Application for Federal Student Aid DEADLINE
January 1, 2021 is the University of Maryland's
FAFSA priority consideration deadline.
Please visit their financial aid website for more
information at https://financialaid.umd.edu/
Save the date!
February 12 and February 13, 2021
MCPS / NAACP Virtual (HBCU) Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair
Montgomery College's help with filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
The Office of Student Financial Aid at Montgomery College invites you to sign up for VIRTUAL FAFSA DAYS – a free session to help current and prospective college students and their families.
Please sign up to get assistance completing the FAFSA. The remote sessions are available every: Monday from 1 - 4 pm & Tuesday from 4 - 7 pm
Starting the week of October 12th through November and then again in February 2021. Register: https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/events/fafsa-fever/days.html
Stories from graduates who are in successful careers.
Career Center Topics
- MCPS College Admission Guidelines
- UMD-CP Application (Coming Soon)
- Common Application
- NCAA Clearinghouse for Athletes
- 2018-2019 Common Application Essay Questions
- Financial Aid Information (Coming Soon)
- MCPS Scholarship Website
- McDaniel Scholarship for students of MCPS employees