Welcome to the Higley High School College and Career Center
 
 
The College and Career Center Specialist, Mrs. Smith, is available to help with questions about Scholarships, Volunteer Opportunities, Universities,Community Colleges, FASFA, Career Exploration, SAT and ACT info, etc.
 
Patti Smith  
Career Center Specialist
(480) 279.7333
 
The Career Center advertises college visits via  the Higley Knight Express, school website, daily announcements, Friday video and the Career Center bulletin board.
 
Scholarships are listed and updated continuously in the student Naviance Program.  (visit the Naviance tab for log-in instructions).
 
Students are encouraged to visit the Center before or after school and/or during their lunch hour to receive assistance.
 
The Career Center is open from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Smith, Career Center Specialist at (480) 279.7333 or patti.smith@husd.org
 

 

FASFA (Free Application for Financial Student Aid): There are changes for the upcoming applications. This year, you will be able to apply for financial aid October 1st instead of waiting for January. Both parent and student must create an electronic signature (FSA ID number) in order to sign the online form. This is a quick process and will save you time later.
 

 
Seniors
• Start looking for those scholarships now!
• Pay attention to the "College Visits" board in the Career Center, on Naviance and via this website.
• Community Service/Volunteer Hours.....make sure you are documenting your hours!
 
Juniors
• Now's the time to start your college exploration...sign up for upcoming College Visits in the Career Center.
• Mark your calendars for ACT and SAT test dates, tutoring, etc.
• Work on those Volunteer Hours....log them on a spreadsheet (available in the Career Center).
• If necessary, improve your grades for college entry and scholarships...this is your LAST chance!
 
All Underclassman
• Scholarships are available for all grade levels!  Go to your Naviance account to research them. Any questions about them, please see Mrs. Smith.  
 

Katherine Nguyen's portrait
 
Congratulations to Katherine Nguyen who was selected as a 2017 Carson Scholar! Katherine is among nearly 8,000 gifted students from across the country that have been named Carson Scholars. Their academic achievements and service to their communities are what makes them stand out as future leaders.
 
 
 
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