Thank you for visiting our website! We are your resource for discovering more about how to successfully navigate your years in high school, apply for (and pay for!) college, and determine your ultimate career path.

Please explore our website by using the links at the top of the page. Each link provides information about each of our areas of expertise.  As always, we are available to answer any questions you might have via telephone or email. Any and all suggestions you might have to help us improve our new website would also be appreciated.

Here’s a quick look at all we have to offer in the CCC:

Information available:

  1. PSAT, ACT, SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject Tests, TOEFL, test dates & registration information

  2. Information on colleges and universities, including reference books and individual brochures

  3. College catalogues

  4. Paying for College & Financial Aid information including the FAFSA, CalGrant, and CSS profile

  5. Scholarship application information

  6. Summer program information: study abroad, on-site college campus programs

  7. College admissions information for UC, CSU, and Independent Colleges

  8. Military Academy, ROTC and military enlistment information

  9. Career and occupational publications

  10. Volunteer opportunities

Services provided:

  1. College application assistance for students, including workshops and essay support

  2. Meetings with representatives from over 100 college admissions offices

  3. Checklists for all aspects of the college application process

  4. Six student computers with Internet access

  5. Career exploration

Annual Events:

  1. Practice tests for PSAT, SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject Tests, and ACT Tests

  2. Evening presentations, including:

  3. Community College/ROTC/Military Academy Information Night

  4. College Night: Guest speakers discuss...

  5. 1.CSU requirements and application process

  6. 2.UC requirements and application process

  7. 3.Private, Public In/Out of State College and University overview

  8. 4.Financial Aid overview

  9. 5.Application Essay examples and guidance

  10. 6.Community College / Transfer to a 4 Year College Option

  11. College Admissions Information Night for junior students and parents

  12. College Admissions Testing Information Night for sophomore students and parents

  13. Ongoing College Rep Visits

  14. Lunchtime workshops for Common Application, CSU & UC Online application

  15. “Lunch & Learn” Lunchtime Information Sessions on varied topics related to college admissions

  16. Naviance Workshops

  17. Three Financial Aid Information Nights for Seniors and Parents:

                      1. Paying for College and Financial Aid overview (at College Night)

                      2. Paying for College, Financial Aid and Scholarship Information Night

                      3. FAFSA Workshop

  1. Open House


Thanks, and enjoy exploring our website!

Links to websites are offered for your convenience in accessing related information, but do not constitute an endorsement of the website or its content.  PVPHS takes no responsibility for the views, content or accuracy of the information presented by an external website.


Welcome to the College & Career Center (CCC)

at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

Thank you, Peninsula Education Foundation, for making the CCC possible!

  CCC hours: 7:30am to 3:30pm

(Closed: Daily during 1st period,

CCC Staff Lunch 12:50-1:20pm,

and for special events)

  1.     Terri Lewallen, Director                                 Teri Koyanagi, Financial Aid/Scholarship Advisor

  2.      (310) 377-4888 x. 287                                                      (310) 377-4888 x.267

  3.     [email protected]                                                 [email protected]



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