The AHS Career and College Department supports students and families in 9th through 12th grade to help students identify and prepare for the career and college path that is the best fit for them. Our rigorous curriculum ensures that all students are prepared for college and we are proud that 100% of our graduates are accepted into a college of their choice.
For more information about college preparation and advising, visit the website below.
To learn more about our LINK Internship Program, visit the website below.
All AHS students take college entrance exams annually in 9th through 11th grade, free of charge during regular school hours.
Our Curriculum per Grade Level:
Exposure & Self-Reflection
Through monthly Career Exploration Days, students learn about various careers, reflecting on which best fit their interests and what is required to achieve them. Freshman Parent Night helps families understand how course selection, extracurricular activities and academic performance connect to college admissions.
Personal Interests and Community Involvement
Sophomore Inspire Week includes college and career readiness workshops and service work with local organizations. College Preparation Sessions focus on values that might direct students’ future paths. Sophomore Parent Night helps families understand the role of summer programs, testing and the range of college choices.
Real Life Practice & College Fit
Juniors work full time for three weeks in the spring through LINK Internships, developing critical professional skills and clarifying interests. College Preparation Sessions happen monthly and Junior Parent Nights help families anticipate the college application process while focusing on best fit. Summer College Preparation Boot Camp provides support with college essay writing and more.
Planning Next Steps
College Essay Writing support through Humanities
classes paired with College Preparation Sessions in
Advisory and core classes provide support through the
entire application process. Senior Parent Nights focus
on scholarships and financial aid. LINK 2.0 provides the
option of a second intensive internship experience.