The College & Career Center’s mission is to assist Framingham High School students with planning and tasks related to the postsecondary process. Students are able to access the College & Career Center (E118) for individual (scheduled) or drop-in appointments.
The Career and College Center offers:
- Assistance with the college search and application process (2 / 4 year)
- Standardized testing application materials & registration guidance
- TOEFL registration
- Scholarships and financial aid
- Dual Enrollment
- Gap year
- Trade and alternative programs
- Career Development (Work-Study) Program
- Career Exploration
- Community service, shadowing, summer, and internship opportunities
- Job placement & application assistance
- Resume writing
- Interview skills
- Mass Hire - every Wednesday 8am-3pm
Upcoming School Counseling events:
Senior Night: The annual Senior Night will take place on Thursday, September 29th from 6:30-8PM in the FHS Auditorium. During this event the Counseling Dept. will discuss what this year will look like for seniors and their families, and the following college admissions officers will talk about the 2 and 4 year college process and do a Q&A:
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst
- Massachusetts College of Health & Pharmacy (MCPHS)
- Framingham State University
- Mass Bay Community College
Alternative Pathways Night: Alternative Pathways Night will take place on Tuesday, November 15th from 6:30-7:30PM in the FHS Auditorium. This event will discuss the process and resources for students interested in trade/vocational programs, gap years, the military, or entering the workforce after high school.
4-Year College Night: 4-Year College Night will take place on Thursday, November 17th from 6:30-7:30PM in the FHS Auditorium. This event is the first of its kind at FHS, and will discuss the four year college application process in detail, college expectations, and FHS specific procedures related to applying to four year colleges.
Upcoming FREE webinars with Princeton Review for FHS students:
Thursday October 6, 2022: High School Academics and Finding your dream college [at 7:00PM Online] - There is a college out there for everyone, and thousands of colleges across the country. This presentation will help students discover what a dream college means for them, and help them find their best fit. Your high school grades will be the most important element on your college applications. Learn what makes high school grades so important, what a good transcript is, and how to improve your grades in this presentation. REGISTER HERE!
Tuesday October 25th – Crafting your College Essay [at 7:00PM Online] - College application essays are now, more than ever, a big part of your college application. In this presentation, we will discuss why these essays are important, what should go into your essay, and how to write the best essay for your application. REGISTER HERE!
Thursday November 17th – Test Optional Admissions [at 7:00P Online] - “Test-Optional” has increasingly been the buzzword in college admissions, but it is still a new concept for students and parents. This event discusses what test-optional admissions means, why schools adopt test-optional policies, and what test-optional admissions means for students. REGISTER HERE!
Career Development Coordinator
Framingham High School