Counseling, College and Career Corner

Graduating Students

About Us  

RICA has one School Counselor whoHours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Counselors are available for student drop-in visits 10:00 am -3:00 p.m. Students and parents should make appointments with the Counseling to visit their counselors at other times.

Counseling Mission Statement 

The Counseling and College and Career Department provides academic, social emotional, and college and career guidance to a diverse student body with the purpose of building resilient, empathetic, compassionate, and productive members of society. In collaboration with faculty, families, and the community, this department's goal is to empower students to achieve their academic potential, develop personal well-being, self-advocate, and pursue their goals with purpose and confidence.

 Gail Faucett 2019

Gail Faucett, Counselor

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Senior Graduation Information:

 

Class of 2020 https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/coronavirus/continuity-of-learning/class-of-2020.aspx

 

Class of 2021 https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/careercenter/

 

TIPS TO USE RIGHT NOW: 


Zoom tips How to Login to ZOOM: How to Join a Meeting:


Student and Family Support and Engagement  - Resources for COVID-19



Useful links for you: 


RideOn Bus Information: 

Kids Ride Free - Ride On - Montgomery County Division of Transit Services

Ride On Route 43 - DOT Transit

 

 

College and Career Links

MCPS YOuth Apprenticeship Program. 

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/career-readiness/apprenticeship/

 

Tips for Campus Visits, College and Scholarship Info: https://www2.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/siteassets/schools/high-schools/r-w/wjhs/uploadedfiles/departments1/visit_tips.pdf


PrepTalk Newsletter  https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/careercenter/resources/preptalk.aspx


College and Career Center Scholarships





Student Financial Aid: 


Free Application for Federal Student Aid  FAFSA

https://studentaid.gov/apply-for-aid/fafsa/filling-out


Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS) site!

https://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us/MDCAPS/login.aspx?c=-8586154088852294281&ReturnUrl=/MDCAPS/int/FinAid/index.aspx


College Information for Undocumented Students:


Montgomery College information for Undocumented Students


Montgomery College Scholarship information for undocumented students https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/_documents/admissions-registration/undocumented-student-resources-updated.pdf