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Career Resource Center

Welcome to the Career Resource Center (CRC), your one-stop shop at EPHS for information regarding post-secondary opportunities and career planning. 

Hours: Open on School Days from 7:30- 3:00 pm

Contact: Elizabeth McNamara (Elizabeth_McNamara@edenpr.org)

(952) 975-8333


Non-profit colleges can set up visits using the Counselor Community website.

College Planning

College Planning/Application Procedure

SENIORS: 5 Steps to Apply to College

  1. Submit application/s directly to the college 
  • Visit the college website under ADMISSIONS and APPLY

2. In NAVIANCE STUDENT, enter colleges under “Colleges I’m Applying To” •

  • Click ADD and REQUEST TRANSCRIPT •
  • Click REQUEST INITIAL TRANSCRIPT
  • Official transcripts will be sent electronically via NAVIANCE

3. Using the COMMON APP? 

  • Complete the FERPA waiver form in your Common App account 
  • In NAVIANCE STUDENT
    • Click “Colleges I’m Applying To”
    • Enter your Common App email address
    • Complete the email MATCH

4. If your college requires a letter of recommendation, complete the LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION form and give to your recommender/s and complete your request in NAVIANCE STUDENT. ALLOW TWO WEEKS if your college requires a letter of recommendation!

5. Send your OFFICIAL ACT, SAT, and AP scores to each college:

  • ACT – ACT Student
  • SAT and AP – College Board
Contact: Elizabeth McNamara (Elizabeth_McNamara@edenpr.org)
(952) 975-8038

College Planning Timelines

College Planning Resources

College Search Websites

Naviance Family Connection Login 

Your one stop shop to learn about yourself and find your right fit college. Career Interests, strengths, intelligence and learning styles.  College, Scholarship, and Enrichment Search, resume builder and goal setter, course planner and more.  It also has two very good college search functions that can be used to create a college list in Naviance. We strongly recommend that students create that list as it will ensure that they are notified via email when colleges on their list visit Eden Prairie High School.

A Great Resource for Students with Disabilities

A List of Great College and Career Readiness Websites we keep working on

click on link here:  College and Career Readiness Websites

 

College Entrance Exams

ACT

The ACT tests reading, grammar and usage, science reasoning, and math (Arithmetic, Geometry, Algebra 1 and 2, and limited Trigonometry). It also has an optional writing section.

ACT Test Dates

Register for the ACT

 


SAT

The SAT tests reading, vocabulary, grammar and usage, writing (including an essay) and math (Arithmetic, Geometry, Algebra 1 and 2)

SAT Test Dates

Register for SAT


SAT SUBJECT TESTS

SAT II Subject Tests are offered to assess a student's mastery of a particular subject area. They are used as additional criteria by particularly selective colleges or to gain admittance into majors that require a specific background or skill set

SAT SUBJECT Test Dates

Register for SAT Subject Tests


ACT vs. SAT

Most colleges will accept either the ACT or the SAT. They are different tests and some students will do better on one or the other. Take a look at this COMPARISON CHART to learn the differences between the tests.


TOEFL

The TOEFL tests the ability of nonnative speakers of English to understand and use North American English.

College Athletics

Military Contacts

Enlistment

  • Air Force: 952-882-4906
  • Navy: 952-933-1777
  • Army: 952-935-3000
  • Army Reserve: 952-935-3000
  • Marines: 952-881-6911
  • Air National Guard: 612-713-1000
  • Army National Guard: 952-832-6985 or 1-800-go-guard

ROTC

  • Army: 612-626-1584 or 612-624-7300
  • Marines: 612-725-3198
  • Air Force: 651-962-6330
  • Navy: 612-725-0414 ext. 253 or 1-800-usa-navy

Academies

Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs, CO
1-800-443-9266

Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Admissions Office: 410-293-4361

Coast Guard Academy
New London, CT
Academy Hot Line: 1-800-883-8724

West Point
West Point, NY
Admissions Office: 845-938-4011

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