College and Career Center

 College/Career Center Coordinator:

         Mrs. Kate Heald

         Phone: 301-284-4432

         Email:  Catharine_E_Heald@mcpsmd.org  

          CEEB Code: 210568

The College and Career Center is open during the school year from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm and throughout the summer, unless noted below.  Students and their parents can meet with Mrs. Heald to talk about the college process/search, testing, jobs, financial aid, scholarships, summer programs, or other college and career related topics.  Call or email Mrs. Heald to schedule an appointment. 

NEWS
Attention Seniors - Important Update for the Guaranteed Access Grant Program

The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) within the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), would like to inform you that due to the recent closures of all Maryland schools the deadline date for the 2020-2021 Guaranteed Access (GAG) Grant program has been extended to June 1, 2020.

MHEC is in the process of notifying all potentially eligible GA Grant recipients that the deadline has been extended. The new deadline of June 1, 2020, will also be updated on our website and on the applicants’ To-Do List in the Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS) in the coming days.

At this time MHEC will only accept documentation for the GA Grant program by mail. All required documentation must be submitted by June 1, 2020, to the following address:

Maryland Higher Education Commission

Ground Floor Suite

Office of Student Financial Assistance

6 N. Liberty Street, Ground Suite

Baltimore, MD 21201

Finally, please note the deadline for students to submit documentation for the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship program will remain as June 15, 2020.

For more information, pertaining to the GA Grant, Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Program, and other state scholarships and grants available to Maryland students, please visit www.mhec.maryland.gov and click on State Scholarships and Grants under Quick Links.

NACAC - College Admission Status Update

As a service to students and families, NACAC is providing an online tool as a central resource for information about changes in college admission events, deposit dates, and more as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

The link below includes updates from colleges and universities worldwide. This tool will update in real-time as NACAC receives input from postsecondary institutions. Please also double check college websites.

NACAC hopes this resource will make it easier for students and others to navigate the college admission process during this unprecedented time.

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