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College and Career Night

Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD), in partnership with Vital Link OC, presented its second Virtual College and Career Night on October 20, 2021, which attracted hundreds of participants.  Thank you to all that participated in this worthwhile event.  The Virtual College and Career Night resources will be available online throughout the school year.  

If you attended the live virtual event and would like to review the resources, visit the event link and follow the prompts.

If you are accessing the Virtual College and Career Night resources for the first time and you did not register for the live virtual event, please follow the instructions listed below:

  • Step 1 - Visit the event link

  • Step 2 - Enter a Personal Password (NOT Access Code)

  • Step 3 - Create a Profile and click continue

  • Step 4 - Enter Access Code: NMUSD21

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  • 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? 

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College and Career Office

(714) 424-5032