All Students College and Career Ready
 Mary Rosales Ciulei

Phone: 623-932-7300 Ext:1044

Email: mciulei@aguafria.org

Degrees and Certifications:

B.A., Arizona State Unviversity M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Mary Rosales Ciulei

College and Career Specialist

The main purpose of the College and Career Center is to help students to better prepare for their life after graduation.  A student can get one on one attention and help with researching colleges and the best fit for them, how to apply to college(s), financial aid and scholarship information. 

In addition to helping students with college information, we have several recruiters from colleges that visit our campus.  Students have the ability to sign up in our Guidance Department to meet with college recruiters to ask questions and gather information to help make valuable decisions as to where they may want to attend college.  There are several field trips to various colleges throughout the year and students are encouraged to attend.

Several times a month we host our military partners on campus as well for students that may be considering going to the military.  We have all branches of the military represented on campus at different times usually during both lunches.  Signups are not required for this. 

The center is open during lunches, after school, or during class with a pass from their teacher. Parents are welcome to call or make an appointment to visit.

Announcements

  • Glendale Community College High School Senior Day

    High school seniors can get started, continue, or even complete the steps to enroll and become registered college students, Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Glendale Community College Enrollment Center.

    This one-day event is especially for high school seniors. Students and their families can tour the main campus, learn about the academic programs, meet staff and enroll in classes.

    The first stop is the Enrollment Center Welcome Desk, where students will be guided through the enrollment process. At Testing Services, students can take the math, reading and English placement tests, if needed. The Gaucho 101 Advisement Workshop is the next stop, where advisors will help students plan a Summer or Fall class schedule, and enroll online.

    Paying for college is a big fear, so our Financial Aid specialists will be on hand to help students complete the FAFSA and learn about grants and college scholarships.

    Don't forget your:
        - Photo ID (AZ State ID card or driver’s license)
        - Completed and filed tax returns (if applying for Financial Aid)
        - Social Security number For more information call the Enrollment Center at 623-845-3333.

     

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  • Junior Jump to College Workshop

     Get a jump on planning for college.  Information on College Admissions, ACT/SAT, Financial Aid, Scholarship Information, Dual Enrollment, AP classes and more will be discussed.  Wednesday, April 26th at AFHS Library for Juniors and Parents,

     

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  • National College Fair Sunday

    April 30th at ASU Tempe campus 12pm - 2:30pm  ALL are encouraged to attend FREE!

    Over 100 colleges will be represented at this fair, and discovering new colleges and universities may lead to your dream school.

    STUDENT AND PARENT REGISTRATION

    ***  All RMACAC College Fairs are always free for students and parents.

    Students planning on attending the fair can pre-register at GoToCollegeFairs. This will allow you to best utilize the scanner technology most colleges will have by creating and printing out your own barcode.

     

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  • Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Rice UChicago University Information Session

    Learn more information about the slective admissions process, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs and campus life.  An admissions officer from each school will be available to answer university specific questions.  Phoenix, AZ  Thursday, May 18  Click here more more information

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  • Counseling Newsletter

    Please check the Counselor Newsletter for important information.  Click Here

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Upcoming Events

  • National College Fair

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    Sunday April 30, 2017

    12PM - 2:30PM

    ASU Tempe Campus, Memorial Union Building

    FREE AND OPEN TO ALL GRADE LEVELS

    Students planning on attending the fair can pre-register at GoTOCollegeFairs.  This will allow you to best utilize the scanner technology most colleges will have by creating and printing out your own barcode.

     

     

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Planning for College

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    COLLEGE CALCULATOR

    A little math never hurt anyone. Net Price Calculators are available on most college or university websites, allowing prospective students to enter information about themselves to find out what students like them paid to attend the institution in the previous year, after taking grants and scholarship aid into consideration.

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  • COLLEGE NAVIGATOR

    Once a student has selected a college or has a list of colleges they are interested in, they can visit the College Navigator to learn more about those institutions including the types of degrees and programs they offer, admission requirements, campus safety statistics, accreditation information, retention and graduation rates, etc. The list of higher education institutions is limited to those who have provided information to the Department of Education through the services it offers.

     

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  • COLLEGE SCORECARD

    Released in 2015, this website was constructed with federally available data and is designed to provide the clearest, most accessible and most reliable national data on college cost, graduation, debt and post-college earnings.

     

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  • FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID

    Visit the Federal Student Aid website to learn more about how you can prepare for college or other options for higher education, the different types of aid that are available, who is eligible and how to become eligible, how to apply, and finally—how to manage loans once they’ve been accepted. Click through for more information on the process. We got you.

     

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  • FINANCIAL AID SHOPPING SHEET

    The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a document that students can fill out to help them break down the costs associated with going to the college of their choice. Line items include the estimated cost of attendance (tuition fees, housing and meals, books, transportation, etc.), total grants and scholarships to pay for college, loan options, federal work-study, etc. Print, fill out, be ready.

     

     

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  • FEDERAL STUDENT AID INFORMATION

    Read about the types of financial aid available from the government and other sources: grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study.

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Scholarship Announcements

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    Victor Ayon Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a student who has not received other major scholarships and has a good attendance and conduct reocrds, good rank in class standing, and be recognized for service and contributions to school programs.  To apply you will need to write a one page essay about what "Owl Pride" means to you. Deadline:  April 21st.

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  • Ms. Haley and Sutton Medical Scholarship

    Awarded to student who plans to continue his/her education in any area of the medical field.  To apply you will need to write a one page esssay about the importance of work ethic and continuing your education.  Deadline:  April 21st.

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  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wood Scholarship

    Awarded to students with good attendance, conduct records, good rank and has not received other major scholarships.  Write a paragraph listin gyour service and involvement at Agua Fria High School.  Deadline:  April 21st in Counseling.

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  • Sam Garcia Scholarship

    Awarded to ambitious students who demonstrate a strong commitment to academic excellence and in the spirt of Sam Garcia Sr., community service.  To apply submit a photo of yourself, and essay introduing yourself.  Detail your need for financial aid, your goals in life, and your concern for your community.  Award amount:  Multiple $1,000.00  Deadline:  April 26th, mailed to address on cover sheet.

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  • Flinn Scholars Program

    Offers to Arizona high-school seniors one of the most prestigious undergraduate merit scholarship in the nation, will host informational sessions around the state in April to share the benefits of the 2018 Flinn Scholarship and how to build a strong application.   Monday, April 10, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm Information Sessions Arizona Science Center, Irene P Flinn Theater, 600 E. Washington St. Parking:  Heritage and Science Park Garage, 5th St. and Monroe St. (reduced fee with validation)

     

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  • Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship for Juniors 

    The Wendy’s Heisman Competition is now open.  Juniors – Are you a top student with an excellent GPA.  Are you a varsity athlete?  Are you considered a leader on the field and off? Do you value doing the right thing, giving back, and treating people with respect?  If you answered yes to all these questions you should apply for the Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship. Each year Wendy’s awards multiple scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000.  Apply today so your recommender has lots of time to complete their materials.  Deadline 10/2/2017  CLICK HERE FOR LINK

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