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Career and College Center

As an arm of the Counseling Department of Upper Darby High School, the Career and College Center is dedicated to serving the student body in two primary areas.

First, students have the opportunity to explore future careers by utilizing the following:

  • Professionally Scored Personal Interest Inventories
  • An extensive collection of books and periodicals devoted to careers of all types, including:
  • The Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • The Occupational Outlook Quarterly
  • Career periodicals addressing high school student
  • Career videos
  • A mini computer lab with Internet access

Additionally, students interested in continuing their education beyond high school have access to the following:

  • An extensive collection of college guidebooks
  • A comprehensive collection of college catalogs
  • Application forms for many colleges, universities and technical schools
  • An extensive collection of college videos
  • Books and guides devoted to technical schools
  • Scholarship and financial aid information
  • Materials devoted to writing college application essays
  • SAT preparation literature and registration materials
  • ACT preparation literature and registration materials
  • ASVAB preparation literature
  • Armed Forces information
  • Access to Method Test Prep website for free online SAT preparation

Career And College Center Location And Hours

The Career and College Center is located in the Upper Darby High School library and is open during the school year. Hours are as follows:

Monday through Friday
7:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Wednesdays until 3:30 PM)

Evening Hours
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on the first and third Wednesday each month.
Appointments are required; please call 610-622-7000, ext. 2307.

Contact Person
Katie Cosner Mertens, Coordinator of Counseling Services
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