El Camino High School
College & Career Center
Mon-Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm
The College & Career Center is a great place to get FREE assistance for college & career planning for all ECHS students.
Visit the College & Career Center!
Students are encouraged to visit the College & Career Center either by drop in, with a pass from a teacher, or by making an appointment. Parents are also encouraged to call, email or make an appointment to get all of your questions answered. We are here to help make planning for life after high school a little easier!
What does the College & Career Center offer?
Career Shadow Days
College Application Workshops
College Representative Visits
Financial Aid Information & Workshops
Information & Assistance with:
Community Service & Internships
Resumes & Brag Sheets
College Entrance Exams
All students are welcome to take any of the FREE career and college information located in the College & Career Center
Access to Computers & FREE Printing
For additional information contact: Laura Bunzli Career Guidance Tech firstname.lastname@example.org
What Support Programs are Available in the College & Career Center?
MiraCosta College Student Ambassadors
MiraCosta College Student Ambassadors are available to meet with students three days a week in the Career Center. As college mentors these students provide valuable insight and guidance specific to attending a community college. https://www.miracosta.edu/studentservices/ambassadors/studentambassadors.html
CSUSM TRiO Talent Search
Talent Search is a federally funded TRIO grant program through the U.S. Department of Education. Talent Search is an academic preparation program that identifies and assists 9th–12th grade students who have the potential to succeed in higher education. TS serves 500 participants from El Camino HS and Oceanside HS providing academic year services such Academic Advising, College Preparation Workshops, Fee Waivers for College Entrance Exams, College Field Trips, and Assistance in complete College Admissions & Financial Aid/Scholarship Applications.
For more information, please contact us at (760) 481-8170.
Applications are available in the College & Career Center!
CSUSM TRiO Upward Bound (UB)
Upward Bound is a federally-funded TRiO program through the U.S. Department of Education. This program is designed to assist high school students in developing the skills and motivation necessary to ensure high school graduation and future success in college. Upward Bound provides year-long services such as Academic Instruction in core subjects held at CSUSM, College Entrance Exam preparation & Fee Waivers, After-school Tutoring by college students at ECHS, Local & Extended College Visits, Assistance in completing College Admissions and Financial Aid/Scholarship Applications and a Summer Program that includes a one-week residential stay at a college campus.
For more information, please contact us at (760) 750-4887.
MiraCosta College – OUSD GEAR UP
Gear UP is a federal grant to serve the students in the classes of 2017 and 2018.
GEAR UP Goals:
· Increase academic performance and preparation for post-secondary education.
· Increase high school graduation rates and participation in postsecondary education.
· Increase GEAR UP students’ and families’ knowledge of post-secondary education options, preparation and financing.