Guidance Department

Greetings Lake Ridge

As you know, many of our students were struggling in certain subject areas prior to the pandemic, and some find themselves further behind now. This partnership with clears the financial barrier families face so their students can access high quality tutoring and SAT prep free of charge.  Please share far and wide. You can access the press release HERE if you’d like to link to it.


Your Child's Journey to College!

Empowerment through Higher Education Virtual Workshop


Virtual Date: February 23rd, 2022
Time: 5 pm

Educational Talent Search (ETS) presents to you the Virtual Empowerment through Higher Education Workshop hosted by Indiana University-Bloomington Campus. This workshop will share knowledge that will help aspiring college students prepare for their first year of college and graduate.


"Things you need to know to prepare for living on any college campus after graduation from High School" 

Presentation hosted by Korey West 

Topic: Korey West's Personal Meeting Room


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College and Career Readiness
  • Sign Up – Sign up for free at

  • List of Participating Colleges – Starting June 1, you can click on "Colleges" to find a list of colleges and universities that will be available on each fair date.

  • List of Zoom Sessions – Click on "Sessions" to see when colleges will offer presentations. Start tagging the ones you want to attend. The "My Schedule" tab will list the ones you chose.

  • Quick Start Video and Guide – This short video and this quick start guide provide an overview of how to make the most of your fair experience. 

  • Workshops – NACAC also offers Zoom sessions. These are 30-minute, informative workshops on financial aid and other topics. Enter "NACAC" in the "search by college" field to find workshops scheduled for each fair.


Click below to view this months scholarship newsletter

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Local Scholarship Resources:

For local scholarship information and scholarship opportunities, students should log-on to "Naviance". Should you have any questions, please contact your Guidance Counselor or Ms.Acevedo in the Guidance Office at 219.838.6990.


Career Guide
Career Guide

Please click here to view the Career and Technical Education Career Guide

Mon Sep 20 03:17 PM

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Open House

Please join us for our Merrillville Apprenticeship Open House on November 9th, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. local time.

Fri Sep 10 03:16 PM