College & Career Services


COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES

College Visitation(s) – Students can pick up a college visitation form from the office before going to a college visitation. Juniors may use one day and senior may use two days for these visitations during the school year. Students must complete the college visitation form and turn it into the office in order for the absence to be excused.

College Credit Plus – If juniors are interested in participating in College Credit Plus during their senior year, they must see their home school district counselor prior to February of that school year for information and intent forms.

FAFSAhttps://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

Lima/Allen County College Access – A representative is at Apollo a couple days a week and is available to meet with students or parents about the college planning process and assist them in filling out the FAFSA. Call our Student Services office at 419-998-2921 to set up an appointment or Students can visit the Student Services office during the school day.

My College Optionshttps://www.mycollegeoptions.org/scholarship-advanced-search.aspx?HighlightMatchPattern=scholarship-search|scholarship-advanced|scholarshipsearch&contactid=HC99WMID&ccode=000179229&ContactDateTime=2015-02-23

Ohio Scholarshipshttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-state/ohio-scholarships/

COLLEGES NEAR APOLLO: 

Bluffton University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio State University/Lima Campus
Rhodes State College
University of Northwestern Ohio


MILITARY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Air Force – Local recruiting office:  (419)224-0388
Army – Local recruiting office:  (419)227-2007
Coast Guard – Local recruiting office:  (614)431-0270
Marines – Local recruiting office:  (419)224-9956
Navy – Local recruiting office: (419)228-260


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Ohio Means Jobs – This site links employers in the state of Ohio with people seeking employment within the state.  Thousands of jobs and internships are posted here, along with career exploration information. Students can stop by the Student Services office to set up a time to meet with Ohio Means Jobs Coach.

 

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services – In order to help Ohio’s families in finding solutions to their temporary challenges, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services offers a wide range of assistance.  This includes unemployment compensation, health care, cash assistance, food assistance, child care, child support enforcement and administration, and employment and training assistance.


TECHNICAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Apollo Career Center Adult Education Programs – The goal of Apollo Career Center is to provide learning that is “lifelong” and available to everyone. We provide career development (full-time training programs), career enhancement (part-time classes to upgrade skills) and special interest classes (just to have fun). We provide career assessment, vocational counseling, job placement and financial aid.