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High School Code
for College Applications

Come and explore the College & Career Center!


  • We have books that you can check out with topics such as: careers, college guides, college applications, essays, financial aid, test prep, and athletic recruitment.
  • Learn about Community College: degree /certificate programs and transfer agreements to 4-year universities
  • Do you want to learn about career plans that don't include college?
  • Need help creating your college list?  Make an appointment for assistance.
  • Need someone to give you feedback on an essay or resume? Submit a printed copy to the C&CC. (Guidelines posted in the C&CC.)
  • We also have brochures and handouts.  
  • Questions? Stop by the C&CC and speak with Mrs. Takahashi or Mrs Tang. We are here to help all students!

One of our popular reads is a book called Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be by Frank Bruni.  Come into the C&CC and literally check it out!


This New York Times article talks about the college admissions process.


Visit Colleges.  We strongly recommend that students visit some college campuses before they complete their college lists. There are a wide variety of colleges within a few hours of San Jose, so you can easily visit them on a day trip. There is a pocket guide for choosing colleges available in the C&CC.

Lynbrook High School College & Career Center

2017 High School Research Apprenticeship Program (HSAP)

The High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) provides high school students with an authentic science and engineering research experience alongside university researchers sponsored by the Army Research Office. Through these commuter programs students will develop skills in Army critical science and engineering research areas in a university lab setting to prepare them for the next steps of their educational and professional career. Deadline is Feb 28, 2017.  Must be a current 11th or 12th grade student. 


This is a local PAID position at San Jose State University where you will work with a professor of Electrical Engineering on the following:

"Internet -of-Things": Student will engage in the basic security research required for the development and implementation of a security solution. Student should be familiar with programming languages/development tools that use languages such as Eclipse, and Extensible Markup Language (XML). Students with strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills rank higher than students who are limited to strong technical skills.Use Code:  BSJS13 to apply.



College Planning Workshop

Attention Juniors! Are you ready to get started in developing a list of colleges you will apply to next fall?  Well, don't wait another minute because now is the time to sign up for the College Planning Workshops offered by FUHSD in partnership with the City of Cupertino! To sign up or If you have any questions, please see your guidance counselor or look on the main page of the district website or here.   Make sure to register by Tuesday, February 14, at the Quinlan Community Center in Cupertino – these popular classes WILL SELL OUT!

Trip to Africa for Girls in STEAM

Join other girls from around the world for a unique educational opportunity and rich cross-cultural experience at the 2017 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp held in Malawi from July 30 – August 15, 2017. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Mathematics. The camp will include a STEAM curriculum led by experts in their fields, as well as leadership development activities and learning excursions within Malawi.  This program is FREE. Apply by February 13, 2017. For girls age 15-18 with at least one year of high school remaining. (not for seniors) Must be U.S. citizen.

Free Program for Students Interested in Medicine and Science

We are Stanford Medical students and co-directors of the SCCMA/Stanford Transformative Experience in Medicine (SSTEM) program. Our goal is to provide high school students with a weekend program to ...more

Coding Opportunities at the Cupertino Library

Cupertino Library:

  • Girls Who Code: meets weekly. Requires pre-registration. Every Thursday evening through February 2017
  • Introduction to Arduinos: Presented by the Cupertinker Space on February 5, 2017 and February 12, 2017 in the Library Story Room from 2-5 p.m.
  • Teen Hackathon/CU Hacks (once a year):  Cupertino Library’s FREE hack-a-thon event for teenagers ages 14 – 19. A collaborative community event fostering STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) learning skills while providing teen coders first-hand experience in joining together in an engaging, interactive environment as they create beneficial applications. Coming Summer 2017.

Contact Information

Barb Takahashi  

Kathy Tang




GeneLab for High Schools (GL4HS) is a three-week intensive training program for rising high school seniors held at NASA Ames Research Center (Mountain View, CA). It provides students an opportunity to immerse themselves in space life sciences with a specific focus on omics-based bioinformatics research, the science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data such as genetic codes, and computational biology. This application is available by nomination only - current Juniors only. Please submit a 300 word paragraph on your interest in space biology to the C&CC by Feb 28 if you wish to be considered for nomination. 

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“College is a match to be made, not a prize to be won.”

Visit the College and Career Center to search for your perfect match.

The Coolidge Scholarship for Juniors

A full-ride scholarship for undergraduate study and leadership training.  Open to students in the 11th grade.  Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study may apply to this need-blind program.  Apply online at    Apply by February 22, 2017.

Scholarships to Study Abroad

Partial to full scholarships to study abroad.  Summer or full year experiences.  


Study Abroad Scholarships