Spend time with the websites of institutions that teach topics and skills that interest your student. Your student can learn a lot about what the training will be like and what the career will entail.

If you have questions about entry to colleges and what courses they expect students to take in high school, ASK that COLLEGE’S ADMISSIONS counselors. Especially in the changing environment that the pandemic has brought, Newport’s staff can’t effectively answer those questions. Colleges welcome the questions.

In fact, most colleges track how many times a student contacts them. They then pay special attention to those applications because the student has demonstrated interest and commitment to that college.

Your student can identify these organizations using Naviance.


The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.