College and Career Center

Rosalie DeOto, Career Coordinator 
240.740.2449

PHS CEEB Number - 210-825 

News  

Class of 2021 - Use Link below for information pertinent to your class.  Includes information on College applications and more!

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/careercenter/

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 GrantGuaranteed Access Grantstate 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

 
REMINDER for seniors, parents and guardians 

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/ 

UPCOMING COLLEGE FAIRS

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

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