Welcome to the College & Career Center

The College and Career Center (CCC) provides resources for students and parents in their explorations of post-high school opportunities. Our College and Career Specialist, Nathalie Goricanec, collaborates with Leigh's school counselors and administrators to provide college and career support for all of our students. Mrs. Goricanec is supported by a team of parent volunteers. 
Browse through our website/come see us in Room 28 for help with:
  • Extracurricular activity ideas (Internships, Volunteer opportunities, Summer programs, part-time jobs)
  • Workshops on exploring careers and/or preparing for college, essay tips, building a balanced college list
  • Appointments for one-on-one meetings with students
  • General career exploration support (pathways, accessibility, salary comparisons)
  • General college application support (help/advice on applications, major selection)
  • College essay feedback
  • Researching in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities
  • Accessing resources for the college application process (books, handouts, presentations)
  • Learning about Community Colleges: degree /certificate programs and transfer agreements to 4-year universities
  • Finding dates/times of college visits, college fairs, SAT/ACT testing
  • Researching scholarship and financial aid opportunities
  • Learning about career pathways and job opportunities
Books are available for check out, including current SAT study guides and popular college guidebooks such as the Insider's Guide to the Colleges, the Fiske Guide and the 379 Best Colleges among many others.
Connect with the College & Career Center

Students of all grade levels and their parents are encouraged to take advantage of the CCC offerings.To stay informed about news and announcements from the CCC:
  • Join the CCC Facebook group LonghornsCCC
  • Follow CCC on Twitter @LonghornsCCC
  • Receive text reminders on your cell phone by sending your name and cell phone number to [email protected]
  • Send an email to [email protected]
Naviance - Student and Parent Portal
Naviance is a program that allows parents and students to access college and career information efficiently. 
  • View the list of upcoming college visits at Leigh
  • Perform detailed searches of colleges and universities
  • Complete questionnaires useful for college and career planning
  • Manage college applications
  • Manage letters of recommendation
  • Request transcripts
  • Learn about scholarship opportunities
  • View acceptance history of Leigh graduates at individual colleges