About College and Career Center

College & Career Center Staff

John Klasen
Director of College Counseling
jklasen@glenbrook225.org
847.486.4541

Annie Lesch
College Counselor
alesch@glenbrook225.org
847.486.4223

Jennifer Swanson         
Executive College Assistant
jswanson@glenbrook225.org
847.486.4548

 

FAFSA Time

All seniors and their parents are invited to attend FAFSA Completion Night Monday, October 7 from 5:00 to 8:00pm in the GBS Library. Appointments are not necessary, but we ask that you register here so we can plan accordingly.  Trained financial aid professionals will be on hand to assist you with completing your FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Korean and Spanish translators will also be on hand.

Additional FAFSA help will be available during the next four weeks in the College & Career Center. You can book a 45 minute appointment on one of our FAFSA Fridays - October 5, 12, 19 or 26. Appointments are available from 10:30am to 1:30pm. A representative from Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will be here to assist you. Contact Jennifer Swanson to schedule a FAFSA Friday appointment at jswanson@glenbrook225.org.

Please see attachment for the list of documents needed to complete your FAFSA.


Booking an appointment:

Seniors

The senior assembly will take place during the first forty-five minutes of block 2 on Wednesday, August 28. During this assembly, Mr. Klasen, will outline the college application process and vital information that you need to be able to successfully navigate this process including transcript requests, teacher recommendation requests, and testing information.  Please see here for a schedule of upcoming programs to help support you through this process.  

Seniors interested in booking an appointment with one of the college counselors, please click here to access the calendar. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Swanson in the College and Career Center.

Juniors

We will start scheduling Junior College meetings after the Junior Parent Night on December 11.
 

College Visits:

COLLEGE VISITS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 14
       
Date Time College Location
October 15 8:45 to 9:30 Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences Room 261 - 2nd Floor Link
October 15 9:40 to 10:25 Creighton University Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 15 9:40 to 10:25 University of Dayton Principal's Conf. Room
October 15 12:50 to 1:35 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 17 8:00 to 8:45 DePaul University Titan Conf. Room 128
October 17 8:00 to 8:45 University of Redlands Room 261 - 2nd Floor Link
October 17 8:45 to 9:30 Haverford College Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 17 8:45 to 9:30 Kalamazoo College Room 261 - 2nd Floor Link
October 17 9:40 to 10:25 Bowling Green State University Room 261 - 2nd Floor Link
October 17 9:40 to 10:25 Colorado College Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 17 11:20 to 12:05 Lake Forest College Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 17 12:50 to 1:35 University of Utah Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 17 1:45 to 2:30 The University of Oklahoma Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 18 8:00 to 8:45 Lewis & Clark College Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 18 9:40 to 10:25 Eureka College Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link

COLLEGE VISITS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 21
       
Date Time College Location
October 21 8:00 to 8:45 University of Kansas Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 21 9:40 to 10:25 Hamilton College - NY Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 21 12:50 to 1:35 University of Wisconsin - Madison Lyceum
October 21 1:45 to 2:30 Yale University Principal's Conf. Room
October 22 9:40 to 10:25 The University of Iowa Titan Conf. Room 128
October 22 11:20 to 12:05 Landmark College Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 24 8:00 to 8:45 Baldwin Wallace University Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 24 8:45 to 9:30 Union College - New York Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 24 8:45 to 9:30 University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Room 261 - 2nd Floor Link
October 24 9:40 to 10:25 Bryant University Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 24 11:20 to 12:05 The George Washington University Titan Conf. Room 128
October 24 11:20 to 12:05 University of Vermont Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 24 12:50 to 1:35 Michigan State University Titan Conf. Room 128
October 24 12:50 to 1:35 University of Glasgow Room 222 - 2nd Floor Link
October 25 8:45 to 9:30 University of Denver Principal's Conf. Room
October 25 11:20 to 12:05 Colby College Principal's Conf. Room

 

Calendar

 

Senior programs

PROGRAM DATE/TIME LOCATION
Senior College Assembly August 28, 2019 GBS Auditorium
Block 2
Senior College Night for Parents August 28, 2019 GBS Auditorium
7:00 PM
Counselor Meetings with Seniors Aug. 29 - Sept. 13, 2019 Counselor's Office
By Appointment
College Planning Meetings w/Mr. Klasen or Ms. Lesch Sept. 3 - Dec. 13, 2019 College & Career Center
By Appointment
Senior Common App Workshops September 11 & 12, 2019 College & Career Center
Lunch Blocks
Senior College Finance Night October 2, 2019 GBS Auditorium
7:00 PM
FAFSA Completion Night October 7, 2019 Glenbrook South Library
5:00 PM
FAFSA Assistance Day October 4, 2019 College & Career Center
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
FAFSA Assistance Day October 11, 2019 College & Career Center
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
FAFSA Assistance Day October 18, 2019 College & Career Center
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
FAFSA Assistance Day October 25, 2019 College & Career Center
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
FAFSA Assistance Day November 8, 2019 College & Career Center
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Oakton Application Workshop February 19, 2020 College & Career Center
Lunch Blocks
Oakton Placement Testing April 24, 2020 Library/Computer Labs
8:00 AM
Senior Seminar April 29, 2020 GBS Auditorium
Block 2
Senior Exit Survey May 4 - 8, 2020 Counselor's Office
By Appointment
Senior Parent Coffee April 29, 2020 Lyceum
7:30 AM
 

Junior programs

PROGRAM DATE/TIME LOCATION
Junior Testing and Naviance Groups September 11 & 12, 2019 Lyceum
SRTs
Junior College Counseling Groups December 10 & 11, 2019 Lyceum
SRTs
Junior Parent Night December 11, 2019 GBS Auditorium
7:00 PM
College Planning Meetings w/Mr. Klasen Dec. 9, 2019 - May 29, 2020 College & Career Center
By Appointment
Junior College Exploration 1 January 22 & 23, 2020 Lyceum
SRTs
College Colloquium February 29, 2020 Glenbrook South
9:00 AM
Junior College Exploration 2 April 1 - 2, 2020 Lyceum
SRTs
College Fair April 2, 2020 Glenbrook North Field House
6:30 PM
College Essay Workshop May 20,2020 Titan Conference Room
All Lunch Blocks
 

Sophomore programs

PROGRAM DATE/TIME LOCATION
Sophomore Parent College Night March 12, 2020 GBS Auditorium
7:00 PM
Sophomore Career Exploration Groups March 13 and 16, 2020 Lyceum
SRTs
Compass Test Prep April 14, 2020 GBS Auditorium
7:30 AM
 

Freshman programs

PROGRAM DATE/TIME LOCATION
Freshman Planning Groups November 19 & 20, 2019 Lyceum
SRTs