• Welcome to "The Den"
    Bienvenida a "La Guardia"

  • The College and Career Center "The Den" is located inside the cafeteria next to the Java Cafe’ (RM. 1.560).

    The Den offers a wealth of resources, materials, and opportunities that students and parents can take advantage of in finding post-secondary options for College, Technical & Trade Schools, Military Careers, Work-Force Development and Scholarships.

    Parents are welcomed to schedule an appointment to meet with Mrs. Kimbro, our College and Career Specialist. 

  • Postsecondary Options


    • Explore possible crafts and salaries available in the construction industry.
    • Apply for apprenticeships or craft training programs to earn money while learning a craft. Programs include a variety of length options, from one to six years.
    • Research companies that have training programs set up through their headquarters, on job sites or through local associations to begin earning while learning directly out of high school.
    • Earn industry-recognized credentials and certifications upon successful completion.
    • Research application steps at community colleges or technical schools of interest, including admission deadlines and requirements.
    • Explore companies that pay new hires to attend technical or community colleges to get training at night while working during the day for an alternative to an earn while learning program.
    • Earn college credit or industry-recognized certifications and credentials upon successful graduation.
    • Research application steps at colleges and universities of interest, including admission deadlines and requirements. There are various four- and five-year programs that offer construction-related degrees from design, project management, estimating, human resources, architecture, engineering and safety.
    • Explore companies that offer internships to begin gaining hands-on experience while in school and building connections in the industry.
    • Earn degrees in construction or architecture-focused programs upon successful graduation and begin a career in the industry.

  • Hours: 7:30am - 3:30pm

    Phone: 678-380-7207

    Instagram: @phs_collegecareercenter

    Email: tomeeka.kimbro@gcpsk12.org


    SAT & ACT testing waivers will be issued by electronic codes & will be emailed to students that qualify during the 2023-2024 school year.

    First time testing fee waiver request, please contact Mrs. Kimbro or stop by the College & Career office. 

    If you (C/O 24') previously received a SAT testing fee waiver and used one of your testing opportunities during the 2023-2024 school year, your 2nd testing opportunity will automatically be in your College Board dashboard account. No additional SAT testing fee waiver will be issued.

    Fee waivers are limited; issued first come, first served!



  • CLASS of 2024: Please research your potential college and university choices to see if they offer TEST OPTIONAL admission! Test Optional is when SAT/ACT scores are not required for admission. Test Optional Colleges 2023-2024

    The Board of Regents for The University System of Georgia: Chancellor, Sonny Perdue has announced that ALL UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA SYSTEM SCHOOLS, with the exception of Georgia Tech and University of Georgia, will be TEST OPTIONAL 2022-2023. A GPA requirement will be posted on the college or university website required to take advantage of this option.

    Example: Georgia College State University is test optional for students with a 3.2 GPA or higher on the Georgia Required High School curriculum.

    For more information, see University System of Georgia

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    SCAD is offering an application fee waiver for their Fall 2024 US$100 application fee. Please use code EDU2324