Tennyson High School

College Corner

For info on college admissions timeline, types of colleges, financial aid, and important dates/deadlines/websites, click here.

College applications: CSU and UC apps are due November 30.  Private school apps are due November-March, check with the individual schools for deadlines.  

College Representative Visits: Attend presentations by various colleges to get information on programs, admission requirements, campus life, athletics, and more!  Visits are posted on the calendar and take place in B-5.

College Preview Days: Visit schools on Preview Days to learn more about them and to see if they are a good fit for you!  Most schools have preview days in the Fall for seniors and in the Spring for juniors and sophomores.  You can also schedule tours outside of preview days and as a senior you can schedule an overnight visit to schools you applied to!

College Fairs: Visit a local college fair to speak with representatives from many colleges at one time. Check out this article for advice on before/during/after the fair.

See the Career & College Center Events page for more information.

Career Corner

Need help choosing a career?  Tennyson High utilizes an online resource to assist students in finding a career or college major.  

Career Cruising is a web-based tool to assist HHS students in exploring a career that might be right for them.  Students should complete an online "Match Maker" assessment.
Username: Tennyson
Password: Lancers

Once students have completed the on-line assessment, our Career & College Tech Ms. Zuckerbrow can further assist students in discovering more information about job and college major matches.

Explore careers options in each of the California Industry Sectors - learn about the job requirements, education needed, and schools offering programs of study for that career.  


Looking for a part-time job?  Want to learn job skills?  Check out the info on the Student Employment page.

California Reality Check - use this to explore the cost of living in relation to different career choices.

More Education Means More $

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College & Career Center Staff

Ms. Maria Orozco

College & Career Tech

(510) 723-3190 ext. 63144


Mr. Raul Rodriguez 

EAOP College Adviser

(510) 723-3190 ext. 63112



Services Offered at the Career & College Center



Catalogs and General Information

Application Assistance

Exploration of options (2 year, 4 year, career, vocational)

Financial Aid Assistance (scholarships, FAFSA, grants, loans)

College representative visits (presentations in the Career & College Center)



Work Permits

Assessment tests (figure out what you might want to do)

Exploration and options

Job search and application assistance

Skills (resume, cover letter, interviewing, job search, etc)



Vocational class enrollment

General information