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College and Career Counseling

Ms. Sally Koch (Last Names A-F)
Office: 562-925-5073
Mrs. Monica Murrillo (Last Names G-0)
Office: 562-925-5073, ext. 152
Dr. Michelle Merchain (Last Names P-Z)
Office: 562-925-5073, ext. 230
The Naviance Family Connection is a web-based planning and advising system that will help you research careers, colleges/universities, and majors. Naviance keeps track of test scores, activities, and awards and facilitates the college application process to assure all requirements are met.
Click here to link directly to Naviance Family Connection.

The College Counseling Program is directed by Counselors who:
  • Maintain a library of college and university resources, along with computers for the purpose of searching college websites and completing applications,
  • Help administer standardized tests, provide information for college entrance tests, and counsel students after they receive scores, 
  • Supply students with information about various types of financial aid and procedures to apply for aid,
  • Provide information about and encourage students to apply for college scholarships,
  • Administer college scholarship examinations, if necessary
  • Organize the yearly College Fair
  • Schedule college talks with college representatives
  • Organize small group meetings during freshman year to address career interest and college preparedness
  • Set up appointments with students, starting their sophomore year, to discuss all matters pertaining to college entrance

The Career Guidance Program at Saint Joseph High School provides the following:
  • Career information (available in the College Career Center and on Naviance)
  • Career Exploration guest speakers
  • Guidance to assist each young woman as she discovers her capabilities, limitations, and interests.
  • Guidance towards career options that match her capabilities, limitations, and interests