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College & Career Center Newsletter

November 11th, 2017 Edition

CCC upcoming Events
11/15/17
  • Deadline to submit your Early Decision or Early Action applications to some private and out-of-state universities
  • Junior Parents College Process Q&A session, 7 pm in the library please sign up here!
11/30/17
  • CUHSD Out-of-State College Fair @ Westmont High School, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Deadline to submit your application to UCs and CSUs
12/1/17
Deadline to submit your applications to some private and out-of-state universities

12/02/17 
Last SAT test date accepted by most universities

12/09/17 
Last ACT test date accepted by most universities

02/13/18 
CUHSD College Fair @ Prospect High School, 6-8pm

03/07/18
PSAT 10 for the Sophomore class

03/22/18 
CUHSD Career Pathway Expo @ Del Mar High School, 6-8pm

CCC closed days
11/10/17
Holiday - CCC will be closed

11/20 - 11/24/17
Thanksgiving break - CCC will be closed
Spotlight of the week: UC and CSU Applications


6 Tips for Mastering the UC Application
Step by step information on your CSU application
Career Spotlight!

Dental Hygienist

What Dental Hygienists Do
Dental hygienists clean teeth, examine patients for signs of oral diseases such as gingivitis and provide other preventive dental care.  They also educate patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health.

Work Environment
In 2016, almost all dental hygienists worked in dentists’ offices, and more than half worked part time.

How to Become a Dental Hygienist
Dental hygienists typically need an associate’s degree in dental hygiene.  Programs typically take 3 years to complete.  All states require dental hygienists to be licensed; requirements vary by state.
 

Dentist

What Dentists Do
Dentists diagnose and treat problems with patients’ teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of the teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

Work Environment
Dentists held about 151,500 jobs in 2014. Some dentists own their own businesses and work alone or with a small staff.

How to Become a Dentist
Dentists must be licensed in the state(s) in which they work. Licensure requirements vary by state, although candidates usually must graduate from an accredited dental school and pass written and practical exams.
Summary
                                                             Quick Facts
Occupation Dental Hygienists Dentists
2016 Median Pay $72,910 per year
$35.05 per hour
$159,770 per year
$76.81 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Associate’s degree Doctoral or professional degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None None
On-the-job Training None  
Number of Jobs 207,900 (2016) 151,500 (2014)
Job Outlook 20% (2016) 18% (2014)
Employment Change 40,900(2016 – 26) 26,700 (2014-24)
News and Information


Six myths about choosing a college major


How to get the best estimate of your college costs
College Visits
11/29/17
Marist College
12/11/17
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