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College and Career Center Lobby
 Do you need assistance completing your college applications, financial aid, scholarships, work permits, exploring colleges and careers? Join us in the lobby to speak to a college advisor or Guidance Tech!
Itzelth Rodriguez - Guidance Tech (Bilingual)
Ext. 77130  e-mail
Mirka Lopez - EAOP, College Site Coordinator (Bilingual) (web page)
Ext. 77130 e-mail
Career Workshops : The Senior Counseling Team will be providing virtual workshops to introduce our high school students to professions in various industry sectors, explore careers, and start creating a plan for after high school.  See below for upcoming Career Workshops hosted by South High School or KHSD.
  • CTE Guest Speaker Series: is is a FREE weekly event and kicks off on March 9th from 1:30 to 2:30 PM and every Tuesday after, this will be viewable ONLINE. The purpose of the KHSD CTE Guest Speaker Series is to introduce high school students to professionals in various industry sectors and expose them to careers within our community. Every week we will be featuring an industry professional from one of the 15 CTE sectors, so be sure to check weekly to see who the featured speaker will be. Register Online Here!
College Workshops: The Counseling Senior Team will be providing virtual workshops to help SENIORS with the college process, submitting CSU/UC applications, financial aid, scholarships, community college applications, and much more.  Join the College and Career Center Lobby for assistance. See below for upcoming college support events.
  • College Application Workshops for April 2021 - 
    • CSU's Deadline Extended - To see if your desired CSU school and program/major is still accepting applications use this link:  
    • Community College Application Workshops: Contact the community college of your choice to receive assistance with your community college application or stop by the College Lobby for support.
    • Bakersfield College Application/Registration Assistance:  Visit the Career Center Lobby or Contact Ms. Valdes (Cal-Soap Advisor) to receive assistance with applying or registering for classes at BC.
  • UC/CSU Application Review Appointments-  Are you ready to submit your college application and need a counselor or college advisor to review it ? Join us in the virtual lobby.                                              
  • Cash For College Workshops - Did you miss the March 2nd deadline?! You can still receive assistance with completing your Financial Aid application in the College Lobby or CAL-Soap Lobby.
Community Student Support Staff
Diana Figueroa - TRiO Educational Advisor, CSUB (Bilingual)
Ext. 77130 e-mail
Dulce Valdez - Student Success Coach, CAL-SOAP- Bakersfield College (Bilingual)
Google Phone (call/text): (661) 412-3224 e-mail
SAT/ACT Information:
Due to school closures, the Kern High School District will not be administering these exams until schools fully reopen.  Colleges and Universities are waiving SAT and SAT tests but are recommended once students can take the tests.  For additional information about these tests, go to:
College Application Websites
Virtual College Tours
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