College, Career Center & Counseling
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The mission of the Paint Branch Counseling department is to support and prepare a diverse, collaborative community of learners for the challenges and rewards of the 21st century.
We provide a comprehensive program that includes individual and group academic achievement, foster personal growth, and interpersonal relationships. We adhere to rigorous high standards designed to promote curiosity, innovative, self-discipline, effort, responsibility, and respect as life-long learners.
Tel: (301) 388-9920
Fax: (301) 989-6095
Office:7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Counselors Available:7:20 am - 2:50 pm
Student Walk-in Hours:
Before School: 7:20 - 7:40 am
Lunch (LAP): Period 5 (not after warning bell)
After School: 2:30 - 2:50 pm
PBHS counselors are professional educators who advocate academic, intellectual, social and emotional growth for their students, enabling them to make optimal choices for their futures.
College, Career & Scholarship Information
College Application Process
College Search and Application
ACT / SAT Testing
College/Career Information Coordinator (CCIC): Mrs. Murphy
The Paint Branch High School Career Center is designed to help students explore areas of interest as they prepare for their future endeavors. This helps students understand the relationship between what they are learning in high school and other experiences to their post high school choices in business, the military or further educational opportunities. The extensive array of information available in the Career Center is intended to be used as an adjunct to the curriculum for all grade levels. Guest speakers and college representatives are frequent visitors to the Career Center.
The Career Center offers information about careers and colleges including: college majors, essays, and applications; financial aid; scholarships; resume writing; SAT, PSAT, ACT and other tests; and much more. It houses a wide variety of books, catalogues, computer programs with specialized guidance material, test registration forms, videos and other information resources.
Junior Parent Night
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