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College & Career Center

​Visit the College and Career Center

Kristin Kisner, the Acalanes College and Career Counselor, is there to help guide students in their transition from High School. High impact workshops on college application, essay writing, financial aid, use of Naviance (the online college application tool) along with Career Day, and general advice help students navigate an often complex process. Visit the College and Career section of the Acalanes website. The College and Career Center is off the front quad next to the Counseling Office. 

Naviance Family Connection 

Naviance is a comprehensive college and career readiness platform that enables self-discovery, career exploration, academic planning, and college preparation for millions of students across all ages and around the globe. School districts and schools purchase Naviance to help students explore their interests and strengths and develop a course of study that matches long-term goals with an actionable plan. Find out more at one of the college application presentations, or at the College and Career Center.

Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be

Check out the informative YouTube Video of Author Frank Bruni discussing the college admission process. He wrote the following book:
Bruni, F ( 2015): Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be; An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Grand central publisher.
ISBN-13: 9781455532704

Scholarships available in the College and Career Center

Stop in to the C&CC, or log onto Naviance for more information.​

Method Test Prep

Method Test Prep is a FREE online SAT/ACT test prep for Acalanes students. The link to sign up is on the College and Career Center website. Method Test Prep is an excellent self-paced program to prepare and to review for SAT and ACT.

Ames Test Prep

Ames Tutoring is holding a PSAT test preparation program at Acalanes beginning on September 18th. This program is a fundraiser for the class of 2019. For more information, call Ames Tutoring & Test Prep at 915-962-5599.

Helpful Websites

C&CC: www.acalanes.k12.ca.us

Naviance: connection.naviance.com/acalanes

SAT / PSAT: www.sat.collegeboard.org/register

ACT: www.actstudent.org

CSU: www.csumentor.edu

UC: www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions

CCC: www.cccco.edu

DVC: www.dvc.edu

Top Reasons to visit the College and Career Center

  • 1:1 Student/College Adviser appointments for college planning 
  • College admission representatives visits (sign up on Naviance)
  • College and career search programs 
  • Tutor listings
  • College catalogs & reference library
  • SAT and ACT tests services information
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid
  • Part-time job postings