College and Career Center

Helping students explore educational and career options, make realistic career decisions, and establish career goals

The College and Career Center Specialist works together with school counselors, teachers, and staff members to help students make informed decisions about post-secondary opportunities. Information and access are provided to explore college and career options, financial aid and scholarship resources, standardized testing preparation, military careers, apprenticeship and technical school programs, job listings, summer opportunities, and volunteer programs.

Career Center Specialist |  Mary Barnes

Phone  703.714.5755
Hours  7:45 - 3:15
Location  Student Services Office
CEEB Code  471395

The College and Career Center Specialist offers:

  • Information on colleges and universities in the US and abroad

  • Over 100 college admissions visits each year

  • Test prep for PSAT, SAT, ACT, ASVAB, etc.

  • Strategies to make the college exploration and application process less stressful

  • Leads on internships and apprenticeships

  • Information on financial aid, scholarships and how to pay for college

  • Information on gap year programs and summer enrichment programs

  • Information on military careers, service academies, and ROTC scholarships

College Admissions Representatives

The Career Center hosts approximately 140 college admissions representatives to meet juniors and seniors each fall. Please visit RepVisits to schedule your visit to McLean High School.


School Profile 2023-2024