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    The West Essex Regional School District Guidance Department is available throughout the day to assist students with a variety of issues, concerns and requests. 
     
    The mission of the guidance program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. Counselors will work with educators, parents or guardians, and the community to facilitate a support system, ensuring that all students attending West Essex are prepared to perform at the highest level and become contributing members of society.
                                                                                                               
                                           WEST ESSEX REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
                                                                          65 West Greenbrook Road
                                                                          North Caldwell, NJ  07006
                                                                          Phone: (973)228-1200
                                                                          Fax: (973)228-5774  
                                                                 CEEB Code: 311579  
     
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                                                     FRESH
     
      Freshman/Sophomore Parent Night was held on November 15th. 
     To view the PowerPoint presentation please  CLICK HERE       
     
                                                      
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                                                                         IDD
                                                     
                                               DATE: DECEMBER 14, 2107 
                                                    LOCATION: LIBRARY
     
     
    West Essex will be hosting the following colleges for INSTANT DECISION DAY:
     
    CALDWELL UNIVERSITY                                  EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY
    FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY                 JOHNSON & WALES
    FELICIAN UNIVERSITY                                    KEAN UNIVERSITY
    NJIT                                                             RIDER UNIVERSITY
    SETON HALL UNIVERSITY                               WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY
     
    * Instant Decision Day (IDD) allows for the college admissions counselor to put a face to the application.
    * IDD eliminates the agonizing wait for a response from a college.
    * Students can "interview the college" by asking specific college-related questions.
     
    If a student would like to particpate in IDD, they must:
     
    CONTACT THEIR GUIDANCE COUNSELOR BY 12/4/17
    COMPLETE AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION
    HAVE A PRINT OUT OF SAT/ACT SCORES
     
    For more information - CLICK HERE

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                                                    fin aid
             
     
     
    10/26/17     

    For those of you who were unable to make it to last night's Financial Aid Presentation, here is the PowerPoint from Mr. Jim Anderson- Director of Financial Aid at Montclair State University.  
    CLICK HERE FOR POWERPOINT

     

    In addition, here is some helpful information and important links…

     

    Federal Student Aid, a part of the US Dept. of Edu, can provide monies in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds to students paying for post-secondary schooling.

    To fill out the FAFSA, visit: www.fafsa.ed.gov …. It’s free.

    Student and Parent are encouraged to create a Federal Student Aid ID at https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

     

    CSS Profile is used for nearly 400 colleges and scholarship programs to award non-federal aid to students attending post-secondary schooling.  Check to see if the school your child is applying to requires the CSS Profile to be completed.  

    Click here to view the participating institutions and programs: https://profile.collegeboard.org/profile/ppi/participatingInstitutions.aspx (updated as of: 10/26/17)

    To fill out the CSS Profile, visit: www.cssprofile.org  …. Initial Application Fee: $25

     

    *Both applications are available to be completed at this time for current Senior students.


    Best Regards,

    The HS Guidance Team

                                                    
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                                                                     pennant
     
          
     
              Important College Application Process Information:
     
            For Common App matching in Naviance-  https://vimeo.com/102639828
     
    RISING SENIORS: live on these 7 video links, answers to the college application process:
     
      
    Teachers please click here to access Naviance Succeed sign in page.
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      For a complete listing of Guidance & Student Services staff, please click here.