About College and Career Center

Welcome back to the 2020-2021 school year. While we know this year will present many challenges, we are prepared to meet those challenges and provide you with a quality college and career counseling experience. This new environment will require all of us to be nimble in our efforts to navigate this new landscape, but we are confident that together we will overcome the challenges before us.

Welcome Back Letter to Seniors and Parents 
Navigating the College Admission Process 
Senior Common App Webinar 
Financial Aid Night: Completing the Federal Form and the Financial Aid Process Recording

College & Career Center Staff

John Klasen
Director of College Counseling

Annie Lesch
College Counselor

Jennifer Swanson         
Executive College Assistant

Calendar of Events

Senior Programs

Senior College Night August 26, 2020 Zoom
7:00 PM
Counselor Meetings with Seniors During the fall College/Career Center/Zoom
By Appointment
College Planning Meetings w/Mr. Klasen or Ms. Lesch August 27 - Dec. 9, 2020 College & Career Center/Zoom
By Appointment
Senior Common App Workshops August 27, 2020 Zoom
4 p.m.
Senior Common App Workshop September 1 Zoom
4 p.m. 
Senior College Finance Night September 29, 2020 Zoom
7:00 PM
FAFSA Assistance Days Select Wednesdays and Fridays in October Zoom
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Oakton Application Workshop February 17, 2021 TBD
Lunch Blocks
Oakton Placement Testing TBD TBD
8:00 AM
Senior Seminar April 28, 2021 TBD
Block 2
Senior Parent Coffee April 28, 2021 TBD
7:30 AM
Senior Exit Survey May 3-7 TBD
By Appointment

Junior Programs

Junior Testing and Naviance Groups September 9 & 10, 2020 TBD
Junior College Counseling Groups December 8 & 9, 2020 TBD
Junior Parent Night December 9, 2020 TBD
7:00 PM
College Planning Meetings w/Mr. Klasen and Mrs. Lesch Dec. 10, 2020 - May 28, 2021 College & Career Center/Zoom
By Appointment
Junior College Exploration 1 January 20 & 21, 2021 TBD
College Colloquium February 27, 2021 TBD
9:00 AM
College Fair April 8, 2021 TBD
6:30 PM
College Essay Workshop TBD TBD

Sophomore Programs

Sophomore Parent College Night March 11, 2021 TBD
7:00 PM
Compass Test Prep April 13, 2021 TBD
7:30 AM

Freshman Programs

Freshman Planning Groups November 9 & 10, 2020 TBD

Upcoming Virtual College Visits 

Please log into your Naviance account to register for a virtual college visit and see the most recent list.

9/14/20 4:00 PM George Washington University Connor Luong
9/14/20 4:00 PM Hope College Allison Ristau
9/14/20 5:00 PM University of Advancing Technology Lori Saba
9/14/20 5:00 PM Eastern Illinois University Isabel Garcia
9/14/20 6:00 PM Nova Southeastern University Ceasar Mendros
9/14/20 6:00 PM Trinity University Sarah Yaccino
9/14/20 7:00 PM University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Scott Carlson
9/15/20 4:00 PM North Park University Britta Mitchell
9/15/20 4:00 PM Southern Methodist University Ali Hoeman
9/15/20 5:00 PM The University of Alabama Allison Pudlik
9/15/20 5:00 PM Miami University-Oxford Heather Chase
9/15/20 6:00 PM University of South Carolina-Columbia Rejeannda Robinson-Hicks
9/15/20 6:00 PM Champlain College Hannah Kingsley
9/16/20 4:00 PM Florida Atlantic University Mitchel Baccinelli
9/16/20 4:00 PM Syracuse University April Lynch
9/16/20 5:00 PM Drake University Veronica McLaughlin
9/16/20 5:00 PM Lawrence Technological University Jill Homerding
9/16/20 6:00 PM High Point University Sami Smith
9/16/20 6:00 PM Lindenwood University Megan Bettis
9/16/20 7:00 PM The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Courtney Klinedinst
9/17/20 4:00 PM Ohio University-Main Campus Stacy Oliver
9/17/20 4:00 PM Texas Christian University Jill Countryman
9/17/20 5:00 PM University of Denver Jennifer Gross
9/17/20 5:00 PM Saint Mary's College Ana Claudia Martin del Campo
9/17/20 6:00 PM University of Massachusetts-Lowell Joanne Germano
9/17/20 6:00 PM University of Wisconsin-Madison Camille Walter