College & Career: All Updates

2024 AP Exam Administration

April 23, 2024

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Alpha Omega Chapter Academic Achievement Scholarship Application Form

March 26, 2024

In Washington, DC, the Alpha Omega Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. aims to help African-American high school males by providing them with financial assistance in their pursuit of a college education/degree. Each year, the Chapter awards over $20,000 in scholarships.  The application for the 2024 scholarship awards is now open. Scholarship Criteria: Applicant…

PERIL Student Leadership Opportunity

March 19, 2024

American University’s School of Public Affairs has partnered with Jackson-Reed through PERIL, to offer our students a 3-day Leadership Training Opportunity. This is an extension of the Courageous Conversation commitments mentioned during our January 2nd PD. This opportunity is open to ALL Jackson-Reed students. Bridging Differences: Strategies for Student Leaders in Creating Inclusive Communities through Dialogue…

Still Seeking Volunteers for Career Fair on April 4

March 19, 2024

We are still seeking volunteers for our career fair on 4/4/24. If you or you know anyone that is a Mechanic, CDL Driving School Trainer,  Barber, Hair Dresser etc., please complete or have them complete this form!

2024 Adult College and Credentials (ACC) Fair

March 19, 2024

On April 13, 2024, OSSE’s Division of Postsecondary and Career Education (PCE) will host the 2024 Adult College and Credentials (ACC) Fair. This fair is a FREE opportunity for DC residents who are 18 and older and interested in starting college, finishing a degree, or earning a postsecondary credential or certification to learn more about…

J-R Career Fair Needs Your Help!

February 25, 2024

Jackson-Reed is hosting our annual career fair and looking for businesses. If you would like to participate or know of a business that would, please complete this form. The Fair is on Thursday, April 4th from 9:30am to 12:30 pm in the Main Gym at Jackson-Reed.

FAFSA Information

February 25, 2024

Create Your FSA IDs Now Students and contributor(s) should create their FSA IDs at “StudentAid.gov” now. During the process of creating your FSA ID, there will be a waiting period of 1-3 days while your information is matched with the Social Security Administration. Create your FSA IDs now so you don’t have to wait to…

College & Career Visits in Februrary

February 12, 2024

Americorps: Thursday, February 15, 1 pm AmeriCorps is the federal agency for national service and volunteerism. It engages more than five million Americans in service through a variety of stipended volunteer work opportunities. Learn more at americorps.gov Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Cadet Corps: Thursday, February 22, 1 pm The MPD Cadet Corps is a program…

FAFSA and DCTAG Updates

February 1, 2024

FAFSA Updates and Issues Federal Student Aid has not started processing FAFSAs yet. If the FAFSA status says, “In Review,” the student has done all they can do for the time being. Corrections (including adding colleges) can be made after the FAFSA is processed. There are several known issues related to the FAFSA soft launch.…

How to Request Your Mid-Year Report

February 1, 2024

Many colleges ask for a “mid-year report,” which is your grades from Term 2 (also called a seven-semester transcript). You can see if a college requires a mid-year report from the checklist in your applicant portal. To request that your mid-year report be sent to the colleges that require them, come to the College and…