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College and Career Night Resources

Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD), in partnership with Vital Link, presented its third Virtual College and Career Night on October 19, 2022.  Whether you attended or not, we have curated a multitude of resources from this evening to help you and your students navigate college and career success after high school.  By visiting the virtual platform, you will have access to more than 200 colleges; video recordings of informational workshops such as NCAA, financial aid and college application assistance; career technical education pathways; and, panel discussions from industry leaders about their professions and career opportunities.

To access the on-demand resources from this event, follow the instructions below:

Step 1: Click on the 2022 College and Career Night virtual platform link

Step 2: Enter your email and personal password

  • Returning Users: Enter the email and password you used to access the 2022 College and Career Night.
  • New Users: Create an account by providing a personal email and creating a personal password.
    •  When prompted, use access code: NMUSD2022

Step 3: Enjoy the amazing college and career information at your fingertips!

  • What are the college’s academic specialties? What programs are particularly strong or competitive? 
  • How are you handling COVID-19 concerns this year? 
    • Are all classes online? 
    • Are students permitted to live on campus? 
  • What are the academic credentials of the typically admitted student? 
    • ACT/SAT/class rank, GPA? 
    • Are extracurricular activities considered when making admission decisions? 
  • Is the campus population diverse, and what is done to enhance diversity? 
  • Is on-campus housing guaranteed? Is living on campus required? 
  • What percentage of students live on campus? 
  • How are roommates assigned? Can you select your roommate online? 
  • What percentage of students receive financial aid? 
  • How is financial aid determined -- based on parents' income or does it include parents' savings and assets? 
  • Is there a work-study program as a type of financial aid? Is it required? 
  • What type of academic scholarship opportunities are available? 
  • What do students do when they are not in class or studying? 
    • What are the most popular clubs? 
    • Is Greek life a large part of campus life? 
  • What percentage of students leave campus on the weekend? 
  • What percentage of classes are taught by professors, and what percentage by teaching assistants? 
  • What is the student to faculty ratio? 
  • What kind of academic assistance is available? Do you offer free tutoring or writing/research help? 
  • Do you offer career planning and placement at graduation? 
  • Is there specific job placement data available for recent graduates in my particular field? 
  • What honors programs are available? Is there special honors housing? 
  • What security measures have been taken to assure the students’ safety? 

Contact Us

College and Career Office

(714) 424-5032