Vancouver School of Arts and Academics Career Center

Career Guidance Specialist/ Counselor
Bonnie Little 313-4600
bonnie.little@vansd.org

WELCOME TO THE VSAA CAREER CENTER

 

Seniors it is that time of year for your Senior Survey.  Please use this link to complete the survey.         https://surveys.vansd.org/s3/se44217

 

Please take a moment to check out the great information that is available on the links to the left:  Events, College Visits, Testing, Scholarships, etc.

Two scholarships were added to the scholarship page on April 28, 2017.

The Leslie Durst Scholarship is available for application.  Go to the Scholarship webpage for the link or look in the Scholarship binder outside the counselor's door.


Helpful websites: 

www.readysetgrad.org

www.sbctc.edu

www.wsac.wa.gov

https://collegescorecard.ed.gov

https://studentaid.ed.gov


https://www.collegeboard.org/delivering-opportunity/sat/redesign

VSAA School code for all testing and college applications is 481480.

 

Career Center News and Articles

   
 
7 Things Employers Look for When They Hire
Would you want an employer to check your Facebook page? Have you successfully completed at least one internship? These are amongst the items a future employer is apt to investigate about you.
How to land a high-demand job with a low-cost degree
The chairman of the state's Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board points out that not all good-paying jobs require a four-year college degree.
Apprenticeships & college degrees combined in programs
NBC News article: ". . .as the economy changes, today’s apprenticeships combine the chance for workers not only to master skills while earning a paycheck but to get a college degree at the same time."
STEPS TO SUCCESS
Handbook for seniors: Post high school options for study and work.
College degrees pay off !
A new state analysis shows it takes Washington college graduates two years past graduation to start to earn more money than their friends who didn't go to college and to get on the path toward making up their financial investment, according to an article in The Columbian newspaper.
America's fastest-growing occupations
Which occupations are predicted to have the most openings for workers in the next few years? Read the federal government's researched predictions.
Dual Credit Lookup Tool
This tool replaces some static information with an interactive tool, allowing students to search and compare how their high school AP, IB, and Cambridge exam scores will apply as college credit at various public and private independent institutions in Washington State. Overall, this process increases transparency for students, parents, and counselors regarding how students will be awarded college credit for their credit-by-exam courses.
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