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 SCHOOL65 West Greenbrook RoadNorth Caldwell, NJ 07006Phone: (973)228-1200Fax: (973)228-5774CEEB Code: 311579_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Get the latest guidance news, resources, and important information!______________________________________________________________________________________________________________Freshman/Sophomore Parent Night was held on November 15th.
To view the PowerPoint presentation please CLICK HERE
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________DATE: DECEMBER 14, 2107LOCATION: LIBRARYWest Essex will be hosting the following colleges for INSTANT DECISION DAY:CALDWELL UNIVERSITY EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITYFAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY JOHNSON & WALESFELICIAN UNIVERSITY KEAN UNIVERSITYNJIT RIDER UNIVERSITYSETON 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 participate in IDD, they must:CONTACT THEIR GUIDANCE COUNSELOR BY 12/4/17COMPLETE AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATIONHAVE A PRINT OUT OF SAT/ACT SCORESFor more information - CLICK HERE_______________________________________________________________________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.
The HS Guidance Team
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________CHECK OUT THE UPCOMING SAT and ACT DATES UNDER THE SAT & ACT LINK IN THE LEFT HAND
COLUMN OF THIS PAGE.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________Important College Application Process Information:For Common App matching in Naviance- https://vimeo.com/102639828RISING SENIORS: live on these 7 video links, answers to the college application process:Teachers please click here to access Naviance Succeed sign in page.
For a complete listing of Guidance & Student Services staff, please click here.