POST-SECONDARY PLANNING TOOLS

Parchment is the official website that allows upperclassmen & alumni to view transcripts & send them to prospective colleges, recruiters, or employers in a secure format. 

Juniors & Seniors are encouraged to create an account using their @vbstudents email & the instructional document.

A division resource, MajorClarity can be used for optimal career & college exploration & planning.

 

Students can access MajorClarity via ClassLink or the link above. 

Big Future by College Board is an excellent resource for exploring majors, colleges, careers, financial aid options, and so much more. 

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Everyone has different ideas of what makes up a good job. Your interests and work values, as well as your skills, help you narrow down your focus.

Let Virginia Wizard help.

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Refer to this site for all SENIOR activities at Kellam.

The NCAA Eligibility Center certifies prospective college athletes' eligibility.

For assistance or more info contact Mr. Beacham or Mrs. Seibert 

EMPLOYMENT

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Free resource for creating/updating a resume.

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The Virginia DoLI has a digital employment certificate process.

 

Students & their parent/guardian no longer need to apply for work permit at their school, but can apply online

 

For more information visit the 

Dept. of Labor and Industry website.

ENLISTMENT

In 2021, VBCPS hosted a virtual event with recruiters from the various branches focused on Military Careers. Click the image above to access contact info for recruiters from each military branch, explore on your own, or contact Kellam's military connected counselor, Mr. Beacham.

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The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Batter (ASVAB) is a highly researched and well-respected aptitude test developed by the Department of Defense.  Though it measures a young person's strengths & potential for success in the military, it also predicts future academic and occupational success.

Click the image for more info from military.com

ENROLLMENT

The SAT and ACT are college entrance exams. Both ACT and SAT scores are used for college admissions decisions and/or determining eligibility for scholarships or merit-based programs. 

Click the images for more info about test dates, locations, & practice tests.

CommonApp is a college admission application used by students to apply to over 800 colleges and universities.

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Similar to CommonApp, Coalition is another college exploration & application resource. School counselors can be added to your account to serve as support for your application process. 

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Click the image above to access Kellam’s College Visit Schedul. Check Schoology, or listen to the announcements for updates as more schools are added to the calendar. ALL visits will be virtual and links to the live presentations will be added to the calendar leading up to the event. 

We value our relationship with TCC as an affordable, local opportunity for students. TCC offers transfer agreements with many of Virginia's colleges/universities. Visit the TCC's website via the image above or contact TCC's Outreach Advisor for more information.

Mrs. Kelsey Warren

(757) 822-7135, kwarren@tcc.edu

Watch Mrs. Warren's High School Info Session video  

by using the following passcode: hf0dnP*i

ACCESS College Foundation is an awesome resource for all things college planning.  Visit the link above for more information or contact Kellam's ACCESS Advisor for assistance.

Mrs. Sara Gastler

(757) 563-4630

sgastler@accesscollege.org

Schedule an appointment with Mrs. Gastler here.

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SCHOLARSHIP CENTRAL

 

Scholarship Central is a VBCPS resource that serves as a one-stop-shop for locating various scholarships for high school students through approved and verified sites.

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a form completed by current & prospective college students to determine eligibility for financial aid.

Need assistance completing the FAFSA? 
VCAN & SCHEV are partnering with statewide 
organizations to assist students & families.

Click HERE to schedule a meeting & connect with an access provider for assistance

GoingMerry is a free scholarship & financial aid platform that offers personalized matching & thousands of scholarships.

Need help getting started? Check out this Loom video.