Juniors Class of 2023

Communication from the Guidance Office

Service Learning

25 hour Graduation Requirement- Contact Nancy Kermer at Nkermer@d230.org

Make sure to frequently check for Service Learning opportunities on the Service Learning Canvas page.

Must be completed in order to obtain Parking Pass for Senior Year

Career Exploration Opportunities

Career related presentations from MVCC will be available for Healthcare related careers, Fire Science, Trades, and much more

Sandburg Career Day-Various Speakers discussing particular career paths, job expectations, and educational requirements

Explore what the Trades have to offer

College Exploration

  • Click on Big Future Link
  • Complete all or most of the “Selections” on the left hand side. Note: You can leave items blank if they are not important to you. **Each section has a Blue Arrow that you need to move along a scale. Be sure to do that. Your Colleges options will be limited if you leave all at “must have.”
  • Test Scores & Selectivity: Add the scores you received on the SAT and/or ACT. Leave this section blank if you have not taken the Exam
  • Type of School: Choose the options that are important to you
  • Location: Choose a specific distance from your home OR choose states (can choose multiple) that you would like your College to be in
  • Campus & Housing: Choose the options that are important to you
  • Majors & Learning Environment: Enter the Major of your interest. You can select an entire Field or you can type in a specific Major
  • Sports & Activities
  • Academic Credit
  • Paying
  • Additional Support
  • Diversity
  • Click on each college to learn about the school. If the College interests you then click “Add this college to your list.” You can also add all schools to you list by choosing “save selection”
  • Save your selections to your College Board account

Career Search

Big Future: Career Finder/Roadtrip Nation

Log in to your College Board Account to access Career Finder and Road Trip Nation


College Visits at Sandburg

Check out the Guidance Website to see the list of Colleges that will be presenting about the College Admissions!

How to sign up for Virtual College Rep Visits:

1. Go to the Guidance Homepage on Sandburg website

3. Scroll down and click “College” on the left side

4. Scroll down and click “College Visit Calendar"

5. Fill out the D230 Student Visit Sign Up form

Standarized TESTING

Refer to the College Board website for National Testing registration information for the SAT.

Refer to ACT.org for National Testing registration information for the ACT.

ACT/SAT Test Prep Information

Khan Academy: Free PSAT and SAT Prep is available to all students. Be sure to visit Khan Academy to sign up for this prep -https://www.khanacademy.org/sat

Excel Edge: www.exceledgeinc.com

Huntington Learning Center Individualized options for ACT, PSAT and SAT Prep http://orland_park.huntingtonhelps.com/

Jeanius Prep: New courses offered every 8 weeks Tinley/Mokena locationJeanne and Jeanine www.JeaniusPrep.com

Kaplan Test Prep: Classroom and online options available http://kaptest.com/college

Method Test Prep ONLINE program, also offer LIVE online program http://methodtestprep.com/

Princeton Review: Classroom, personal tutoring, and online options available.http://www.princetonreview.com/

Revolution Prep: Personal tutoring and online options available. Contact Jeanette Brink at Jeanette.Brink@revolutionprep.com

Military ContacTS

Air Force:  Staff Sergeant Scott Mendenhallscott.mendenhall.1@us.af.mil 708-754-6202 708-446-2330 Master Sergeant Jose Pineda 708-748-3406 708-932-9202

Air Force Academy and ROTC: LtCol Jerod Rife jerod20@gmail.com

Army: SFC Ryan Fish Ryan.K.Fish2.MIL@mail.mil Office: 708-460-2998

Coast Guard: hqs-smb-cgrc-rochicago@uscg.mil Phone: 773 775-2451

Marine Corps: Staff Sergeant Pineda Omar.Pineda@marines.usmc.mil Cell: 773-619-9977 Office: 708 -873-0740

Navy: Navy Recruiter Jonathan Kraft jonathan.kraft@navy.milOffice: 708-599-6293 Cell: 708-821-5340

Navy Recruiter: Albert Ho Office: 815-741-2744 Cell: 815-200-2712

Naval Academy: Bob McCullen- 708-862-6510

National Guard: Sergeant First Class Chazaro Christian.C.Chazaro.mil@mail.milPhone: 708 476-7650

NCAA Eligibility


You need to be certified by the NCAA Eligibility Center to compete at an NCAA Division I or II school.

For more information visit NCAA.org

Please access the information below for helpful websites

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