Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Grant HS LogoGrant High School

Grant High Generals

2245 NE 36th Ave | Portland, OR 97212
Phone: (503) 916-5160 | Fax: (503) 916-2695

College and Career Center

We help Grant High students find success after high school

Heading for college?
We can help you find some great colleges, do the applications, and understand college costs & financial aid.
Unsure if you're ready for college?
We can help you feel more confident about college, find other post secondary options, and figure out some possible careers.
We can help!
Our volunteers assist students on a drop-in basis. We have lots of information on every aspect of the college & career process, and really helpful volunteers to guide you.
Parents welcome too . . .

Open daily: 8:00 - 4:00     Room: 130     Phone: 503 916-5160, ext. 75 630     Email: mkokes@pps.net

NOTE to Colleges: To schedule a visit contact counselor Megan Schlicker at 503-916-5160, ext 75 687 or mschlicker@pps.net

Click this link for:
Career Preparation • Jobs • Leadership / Volunteer / Summer Opportunities
Information changes regularly, so keep checking!

Use Naviance for College & Career Planning

Connect to NAVIANCE
to plan for college

 Students: Use your email
for user name

Enter at "I'm a Guest"

using "gogenerals" for password

Colleges Visiting Grant

Meet college representatives & hear more about schools that interest you

See NAVIANCE for the schedule
Check Naviance regularly . . . additions and changes happen frequently

• Students must "sign up" on Naviance if planning to attend a college's visit

• Students who have entered individual colleges in their "Colleges I'm Thinking About" on Naviance will receive email notification when a visit from that college is scheduled


Visit Colleges!
Colleges in Portland and all around the country welcome visitors year-round. For some great suggestions see the "Visiting Colleges" section of the Grant Guide to Planning for College

Scholarships on Naviance
New scholarships added regularly
Go to Naviance (see above), to Colleges tab, Scholarship list. And visit the CCC to get hard copies of information and/or applications for many available scholarships. Also, See "Oregon Scholarships" under the Links heading at right.

What should you be doing about college?
See our Grant Guide to Planning for College (at right, under the Grant CCC Publications heading)
Web page updated 9-11-12

Grant CCC Publications

College Handbook ("Guide to Planning for College")
Details on the Grant H.S. College Application Process, Using Naviance, Testing, Financial Aid & More.
(Access this document on Naviance. Click "I'm a guest". Log in using password "gogenerals". Once you're in, click "college handbook" under the "pages" heading)

CCC Financial Aid Tips
How & where to get financial aid for college

ACT & SAT Test Preparation

From free to $$$

WUE Colleges List
Attend public colleges in Western States with reduced tuition through Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE).
This Information Summary shows r
equirements, deadlines & more to help narrow your search
(Updated December 2012)


Student Aid on the Web
Scholarship Search Wizard & lots more (U.S. Dept. of Education)

Oregon Scholarships

Lots of information & a link to the online OSAC application

New York Times "The Choice"
Great articles & discussions on college

U.S. News College Information

Great resources in addition to college rankings

College Navigator
Detailed information from U.S. Dept. of Education on all U.S. schools, including "net price" & much more. There's a really great College Search function

NCAA 2012-13 Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete

All about qualifying for college athletics