College & Career Resources

College Accommodations

Seeking Accommodations in College Students with IEPs or 504s If you are a student who has an IEP or 504 in high school, you likely are interested in having those same accommodations/supports in college. While your IEP or 504 does not follow you to college, you may still be eligible to receive accommodations/supports in college. […]

Mastering the College Essay

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Volunteer – Internships – Enrichment

VOLUNTEER – ENRICHMENT – INTERNSHIPS Arlington Independent Media/Document Historic Arlington A TV production apprenticeship program open to APS high school students, Feb-Jun. Arlington Public Schools Fine Arts Apprentice Program: Deadline: Early March, The Program provides specialized experiences beyond the regular art, music and drama curriculum for selected high school students (rising 10th, 11th, or 12th […]

Local and National Scholarships

Local Area Scholarships AFCEA Washington (Educational Tab for Chapter and National Scholarships) STEM fields of computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry and management information systems. Arlington Community Foundation   There are different scholarships with different criteria but only one application is required to be considered for all the available scholarships for Arlington students. Arlington Gay and Lesbian […]

College Application Support

Webinar and Video Library College Reference Guide College Planning Templates 9th/10th Grade College Planning Timeline Junior Year College Planning Timeline Senior Year College Application Timeline Are you CommonApp ready APS webinar You can also access the slides from the Common App  presentation. FINDING THE RIGHT COLLEGE FIT Passcode: 8Ecr@Fmy COLLEGE ESSAY RESOURCES The College Application Process […]

Explore Careers

Looking to explore careers? The following resources can help you explore your interests, connect what you like to do to a career, search majors, and more! Career One Stop: Get My Future College Board: Major & Career Search O*Net: Search Occupations Naviance: Career Tab (students sign in with My Access Single Sign-on) – available in […]

College Bound Athletes

High school students interested in playing Division I & II athletics should take a look at the following resources: College Bound Student Athlete Guide Initial Eligibility Student FAQs Core-Course Planning Worksheets How to request final amateurism certification NCAA Eligibility Center COVID-19 Response FAQs Registration Checklist Students with education-impacting disabilities Things to consider: Students who will […]

First Generation College Students

Are you the first in your family to attend college? Or maybe you the first in your family to attend college in the United States? If so, this page is for you! ¿Eres el primero en tu familia en asistir a la universidad? ¿O tal vez eres el primero en tu familia en asistir a […]