We are pleased to announce the opening of The Commons | College and Career Center.

The Commons is an all-in-one resource center dedicated to creating greater access to college and careers by providing a variety of tools and personal assistance to help students achieve their college and career goals.

The Commons will be available to students for a variety of uses, including personal study time, scholarship searches, writing college essays, meeting with College and/or military representatives. Students will learn about two and four year colleges and universities, testing and test preparation, financial aid and scholarships, career possibilities and college major descriptions. Reference materials and computers for online search opportunities are available for student use in The Commons.

Jeff Olson
Jeff OlsonCollege and Career Counselor
In 2005, after twenty-four years at Southern Oregon University, Jeff Olson left his position as Head Football Coach and Assistant Professor to spend more time with his family. Making his way to public secondary education, Mr. Olson spent eleven years as a teacher, academic advisor and the Coordinator of the College and Career center. Mr. Olson is proficient in guiding students in their exploration of life after high school — whether that involves attending college, military service, or job search. Mr. Olson has experience in helping families with scholarship searches, Financial Aid and the FAFSA, the NCAA Clearing House, the ASVAB exam and other areas that relate to both college attendance and career goals.

Helpful Links

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CCHS Senior Receives OSU Presidential Scholarship

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College and Career Calendar

September 30, 2020
  • "No Essay" College Scholarship Due Date

    September 30, 2020

    Sponsored by Niche
    Scholarships don't get any easier than this. Enter EVERY month!

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  • CollegeXpress Refer a Friend Monthly Scholarship Due Date

    September 30, 2020

    Sponsored by: Carnegie Communications
    Applicant must share the corresponding link on the sponsor's application URL with their friends through their favorite social media site or email. For every friend that registers with College Xpress, you get a shot at a $500 scholarship. Visit the Scholarship Opportunities page for a link to more information.

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  • Courage to Grow Scholarship Deadline

    September 30, 2020

    Eligibility: Current junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. US citizens only please. http://couragetogrowscholarship.com

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  • Wells Fargo College STEPS - Quarterly Sweepstakes Deadline

    September 30, 2020

    Award: Varies
    Eligibility and application info: http://www.wellsfargo.com/sudent/sweepstakes/

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