College and Career NEWS

ZBTHS / NT

November 9 - 2020

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November 9 - 12

CAREER EXPLORATION WEEK

sessions held Monday - Thursday from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM


30 minute information sessions for Zion-Benton High School and New Tech students.


CLICK HERE For more information contact your local school counselor or the ZB CLC Navigator, Melicia Eder @ meder1@clcillinois.edu

US AIR FORCE ROTC virtual info session

Wednesday, November 11 / 1:00 PM


Air Force ROTC program is a way to for students to earn scholarships for college and to also become a leader and an officer at the completion of the AFROTC program and their undergraduate program. AFROTC can be taken at over 1,100 colleges/universities across the country.


Talk with Lt. Christopher White about the Air Force ROTC college program.

CLICK HERE to participate in the Zoom Information Session.


This is open to ALL students who are interested, not just seniors. Lt. White is NOT an AF enlistment specialist or recruiter.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12

ASVAB test will take place this week. If you have registered, keep a look out for updates and instructions about testing from Ms. Newton.

Tuesday, November 17 / 3:00-7:00 PM

Need help filing a FAFSA? Have questions about your FAFSA?

Make an appointment for this Virtual FAFSA Workshop.


CLICK HERE to schedule a 30 minute appointment with Ciara White from the IL Student Assistance Commission. Appointment times are available from 3:00-7:00 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Northern Illinois University College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Virtual Sessions for students interested in Engineering/Engineering Technology at NIU.


Wednesday, November 18 / 6-7pm
Virtual Open House

Learn about engineering/ET at NIU. Get virtual tours of their hands-on labs and ask questions with CEET professors.


Wednesday, December 16 / 6-7pm
Virtual Information Night

CEET staff will review the programs offered, student organizations, and career prospects for NIU engineering/engineering technology students.


CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Virtual transition night for students with Disabilities

Wednesday, November 18 / 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Deciding to attend college is a huge life step, and navigating the college environment with a disability can at times, be a daunting task.


Come and learn how disability services changes once high school ends, how students may gain support and accommodations, and how students lead the way. These sessions are open to ANY student/parent with a disability (IEP or 504 Plan).


CLICK HERE for more information and details about the virtual information sessions and additional breakout sessions.

Wednesday, November 18 / 1:00 - 3:00 PM

SENIORS!

Attend the virtual FREE OUT OF STATE COLLEGE APPLICATION FAIR on Wednesday, November 18 / 1:00 - 3:00 PM.

Seniors will be able to apply to up to 11 colleges for free during this fair. Talk with 1 or ALL of the admissions reps that day about the application, scholarships, majors/programs. etc.


CLICK HERE for more information on participating colleges and how to register. Registration closes Tuesday, Nov. 17 @ 9 PM.


Only ZB/NT emails are able to access registration. Students who register will receive the meeting link the morning of the fair.

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MAKE AN APPOINTMENT for ONE on ONE FAFSA HELP

SENIORS ONLY - schedule an appointment for a 30 minute virtual FAFSA Workshop with Ciara White from IL Student Assistance Commission. Sign up for the designated times for ZB/NT students and families only. CLICK on the GREY BUTTON for information.

Are you overwhelmed with questions about Financial Aid?

CLICK HERE for general information about the FAFSA and how Financial Aid works.

CLICK HERE for information about Financial Aid Workshops.


Remember that the FAFSA is good for 4 year, 2 year/community colleges, and most trade/career schools.


For those students who are unable to complete the FAFSA CLICK HERE for information about The Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid.

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United States Naval Academy Admissions

OPERATION INFORMATION 2020

Join Midshipmen in live, interactive sessions on Facebook. Participate in weekly sessions and learn more about the US Naval Academy.


CLICK HERE to join the live weekly conversations to learn about the following:

Nov. 8-13: "A Day in the Life" on the Yard

Nov. 15-20: Alumni Spotlight


CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE US NAVAL ACADEMY

ZB JOBS

Are you a ZB who is looking for employment?

Check out ZB Jobs for current job offerings.

Ms. Allison Zamek

College Counselor

Ms. Colleen Newton

Career Counselor

Tech Campus Liaison