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GHS COUNSELING WEBPAGE

Thank you for visiting the GHS Counseling webpage!  Counselors are available by phone, email, or appointments Mon. - Fri. from 8am - 3pm.  Most meetings are currently being held virtually, using Zoom or Google Meet.  However, students with urgent needs may visit the GRC/Counseling Office using the 2nd floor entrance Mon. - Fri. between 8:50am - 1:15pm.  Capacity is limited and health screening measures are in place.  
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BLENDED/DISTANCE LEARNING INFO
GHS Chromebook StartUp Guide

Please click on the Grossmont Resource Center link to the left for additional resources to help your family during this challenging time.

FINANCIAL AID INFO FOR SENIORS
SENIORS!  It is time to talk about Financial Aid!  Whether you plan to attend a trade/vocational school, community college, university - or even if you still are not sure of your plans - you should complete the FAFSA or CADAA as soon as possible.  Please check out either option below to learn more!
 
GHS PARENT SESSIONS on October 20th & 22nd
The Grossmont Counseling Department is pleased to invite you to several free virtual parent workshops in partnership with San Diego Youth Services, during our Check Your Mood Week program.  Please use the following links to register.  We will send a Zoom link and password to all registered participants before the event.
 
 
En Español:
Comunicación Padre / Hijo -Martes 20 de octubre a las 6 pm 
 
ADVANCING SAN DIEGO Virtual Career Exploration Day on Oct. 20th
Please join us Tuesday, October 20, 2020 for Career Exploration Day & Virtual Career Fair – a free event for students to make valuable connections with local companies and learn about job opportunities in industries that continue to grow.
Students can come and go throughout the full day of sessions/programming, which will be filled with panel discussions, professional learning workshops, and a virtual career fair. 
 
GUHSD Career Education Night on Oct. 21st from 4:30-6:30pm
Free webinar for parents and students, covering GUHSD Pathways and San Diego labor market statistics. Hear from a panel of industry experts in the fields of manufacturing, product development, information technology, business, and healthcare. Click here for more information.  Register here.
 
COLLEGE INFO FOR SENIORS:
Seniors, please click below for presentations regarding important info you need to know for your future:
 
VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS AND TOURS
Please click on the College Fairs and Visits button to the left for tons of opportunities!  Please check back often as we are continually updating this document.  Click here for a Google Calendar showing many of these events.
 
BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM Webinar Series
Offered by Grossmont College
November 18, 2020 12 P.M. -1 P.M.
 
UPWARD BOUND at GHS - NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
The Upward Bound program is currently accepting freshmen and sophomores who are low-income and/or will be the first generation in their family to earn a bachelor's degree.  This is an incredible opportunity for students to benefit from free tutoring, mentoring, informative workshops, college fieldtrips, and assistance with college and financial aid applications.  To hear how Upward Bound is making an impact, listen to our current participants!  Check out the GHS Upward Bound flyer and here for the website.
  
ACT/SAT Exams
All public universities in California (CSU and UC campuses) and many universities across the nation have announced that the ACT/SAT will be optional or not used at all for the class of 2021.  However, many students may consider taking one or both of these exams for a specific program, out of state/private schools, or scholarships.  Please visit www.collegeboard.org to register for the SAT Exams.  Students can access personalized test prep based on their PSAT results through their College Board accounts.  Please visit www.act.org to register for the ACT Exam.  Students may continue to prepare for these exams using the online tools listed under Testing Info to the left. 
 
COLLEGE ESSAY GUY'S COLLEGE APPLICATION HUB:
Seniors, now is the time to get started on college applications!  Here are some of Ethan Sawyer's favorite and most popular college prep resources. Topics are listed by category and you can work through them at your own pace. They’re all free.
 
SAN DIEGO JOB CORPS virtual tours on Wednesdays
Job Corps provides eligible low income youth between the ages of 16-24, with the opportunity to receive career technical and High School Diploma or equivalent programs. San Diego Job Corps Center offers 7 career pathways to choose from: Advance Manufacturing, Construction, Health Care, Business Administration, Homeland Security, Hospitality and  Information Technology.  Virtual tours are offered every Wednesday.  Please click here for the flyer.