College and Career Center

NEW: Information Specific for the Class of 2021

IMPORTANT: Schedule of College Forum Question & Answer Sessions (Look for communication from your school or on your school website about how to access these virtual forums.)

RESOURCES for Juniors about College Admissions during COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions About College Admissions in the time of COVID-19 (NEW May 14, 2020)


College Admission Process During COVID-19

This virtual talk show discusses various issues about how to navigate the college admissions process during COVID-19. Topics include grading and reporting, SAT/ACTs, AP exams, college tours, funding and more. The program answers questions that high school juniors and their families submitted prior to the show's taping. Hosted by Karen Crews, Director, Student Well-Being and Achievement.


Naviance College and Career Planning


College and Career Events

College and Career Readiness Forums

Hosted by College & Career Information Coordinators

9th/10th Grade Forum Presentation

11th Grade Forum Presentation

12th Grade Forum Presentation

NACAC Virtual College Fair
March 21, 2021 from 1:00-7:00 pm EDT.
Students can join Zoom sessions offered by more than 600 colleges and universities to ask questions, hear about majors, programs, financial aid, scholarships, and much more! This short video and quick start guide provide an overview of what students can do. Due to the number of colleges and zoom sessions available, students are encouraged to sign-up ahead of time and explore the site.

MCPS Let's Talk Careers
A monthly live speaker series hosted by MCPS students who talk with professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs about their career paths and industry expertise. The sessions cover a variety of industries, such as arts & entertainment, bioscience, entrepreneurship, engineering, government and restaurant management. Students can submit questions prior to the session and watch it live on YouTube, the MCPS website or on MCPS-TV channels (Comcast 34, Verizon 36 and RCN 89). Previous session recordings are also available to watch.