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College & Career Center

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The College & Career Center is a great place to get FREE assistance for college and career planning for all ECHS students. Open daily during normal school hours.

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 welcome 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!

FREE information. Access to computers and FREE printing. Students are welcome to take any of the FREE career and college information located in the College & Career Center.

For additional information contact: Caitlin Degrafft, Career Guidance Tech



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College and Career Planning

Explore different careers and learn about the pathways you can take to land your dream job.

Find out what kind of education is required and start to figure out which college is right for you.

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College Visits and Other Presentations

Sign up to meet with college admission reps or other college and career related workshops and presentations.

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SAT and ACT Testing Info

Most four-year colleges and universities require students to submit scores from either the SAT Reasoning or the ACT.

Check to see what dates the tests are being offered, what the tests cost, and how you can prepare to do your best!


Financial Aid

Sometimes it can feel like paying for college is just impossible, but we're here to help! 

Learn more about FAFSA (or CA Dream Act), scholarship opportunities, grants and fee waivers.

Military Resources

Interested in joining the military? Connect with recruiters, sign up and prepare for the ASVAB.

Part of a military family? Take advantage of free tutoring, scholarships and other financial aid offered by the military.


Resources for Undocumented Students

Many people think because they are undocumented that they can't get financial aid for college and this is NOT TRUE! There are some great resources for students who are undocumented, DACA or TPS.

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College Athletics

If you've had a successful athletic career in high school and are hoping to play your sport in college, there are two avenues...




Work Permits

If you plan on working while attending high school and are under 18 years old, you need a work permit.

Read about rules and regulations, download an application for a work permit and turn it in to the College & Career Center.


Job Board- Who's hiring?

Looking for a part-time job? These local employers are looking for high school students to hire!


Support Programs Available in the College & Career Center


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Talent Search is a federally funded TRiO grant program through the US 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 as Academic Advising, College Preparation Workshops, Fee Waivers for College Entrance Exams, College Field Trips, and Assistance in Completing College Admissions and Financial Aid/Scholarship Applications.

Applications are available in the College & Career Center!


For more information, please contact:

Brenda Aguilar, Academic Advisor




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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.  MiraCosta Student Ambassadors

Sign up to speak with an ambassador in the College & Career Center!


For more information, please contact:

Jonathan Gomez, Coordinator