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SEPTEMBER 19 - LUNCH The CCC is sponsoring a College Fair featuring colleges from outside of California. The event is for students and will take place during lunch in the amphitheater area. Here is the list of participating schools:


Arizona State University

College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University(MN)

Dickinson College

Elon University

George Mason University

Hawaii Pacific University

Indiana University

Johnson & Wales

Johnson & Wales

Michigan State University

Northern Arizona University

Northland College

Oregon State University

Purdue University

Sacred Heart University

Salve Regina University

Seton Hall University

Southern Methodist University (SMU)

Southern Utah University

Syracuse university

The George Washington University

The Ohio State University

The University of Iowa

The University of Missouri

The University of Tampa

The University of Tulsa

University of Arizona

University of Delaware

University of Florida

University of Houston

University of Idaho

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

University of New Mexico

University of Oregon

University of Tennessee

Virginia Commonwealth University

Washington State University




You are invited to attend the CSU College Night hosted at California State University, Dominguez Hills on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm inside the Loker Student Union.  This event is FREE and provides students and parents the opportunity to engage with representatives from the 23 CSU campuses.  This is a one time event this year only.  Register by going to: 

Please contact or 310-243-2019 if you have any questions.



The College Board's PSAT exam will be offered at Pen High on Wednesday morning, October 16. This will be the only date this school year for students to take the exam on campus. The PSAT exam is available to our sophomores and juniors. Please note that the results of this exam are not entered into a student's "permanent record", however, Juniors who do well on this exam may be recognized as National Merit Scholars and be eligible for a plethora of scholarships. The PSAT is also a great way to get a feel for the format of the SAT exam.


Monday, September 9 – Friday, September 13 PRICE IS $23

Monday, September 16 – Friday, September 20 PRICE IS $28

Monday, September 23 – Friday, September 27 PRICE IS $35

(while supplies last & checks are payable to PVPHS PSAT)




Colleges visit the College Career Center to share information with students beginning September 3rd through early November. Check Naviance regularly to view the most up to date list of colleges scheduled to visit .


Students must sign up on Naviance and must read the College Rep Visit Procedures found on the Naviance homepage. Students, please remember that teacher permission (found on Naviance homepage) is required for attendance during class time and must be requested 48 hours in advance.  Please note that College Rep visits are for current STUDENTS ONLY. 

PV Peninsula High School offers students Naviance,
which is a great way to look for colleges, learn about available scholarships, organize your calendar, and much more!

All PVPUSD students have an account.  For assistance in accessing your account, please see Mrs. Arico or Mrs. Shafer in the College Career Center.  Please remember this account is linked to your PVPUSD email address.  Any change of password requests can be found when you access your school account.

Click here to visit the PVPHS Naviance site
SAT and ACT Exams
sat and act
2019-20 SAT and SAT Subject Test Dates: August 24, October 5, November 2, December 7, March 14 (no subject tests), May 2, June 6
    Sign up on the College Board website
2019-20 ACT Test Dates: September 14 October 26, December 14, February 8, April 4, June 13
     Sign up on the ACT Website
Generally, test fees go up one month before the exam and the last day
to register is 2 weeks before the exam.
2019  PSAT - Wednesday, October 16 ONLY 
Sign up at Student Store as directed in the Principal's Update and Daily Bulletin
The PVPHS CEEB code is 052683
you will need to know that when you sign up for these tests

Did you know that the College & Career Center is made possible by the support of the Peninsula Education Foundation (PEF)? 
Your donations to the PEF are vitally important in allowing the Pen High CCC to continue our important work helping students explore and prepare for their after high school path.
Please watch this short video
to learn all about the PEF => CCC commitment
and make your tax deductible donation to the PEF today!