FVHS College Career Center

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Welcome to the College and Career Center where you'll find everything you need to navigate high school and prepare for your post-secondary goals. Whether that be going straight to the workforce, taking a gap year, or attending a community college, four year university, or trade school we want all students to have a diploma and a plan. Go Barons! 


  • SAT/ACT Fee Waivers 
  • College Visits and Presentations (Sign up in College/Career Corner)
  • One on one college meetings
  • Scholarship Information 
  • Career Resources and help
  •  Letters of Recommendation


Juniors and Seniors: Want to be a doctor? Boost your college application by taking health care classes at OCC this summer. See Ms. Yu or Mrs. Sanders in the College and Career Center for more information. 

Attention Barons: Interested to learn more about Kansas University? Come to KU's Preview Night at the Newport Beach Marriot Hotel this Sunday, April 29th at 2pm to learn about being Crimson and Blue. All are welcome to attend.   

Heading to OCC this Fall? The "Fast Forward" event on OCC's campus will get you PRIORITY registration. Only two dates left and the April 18th and May 5th spots are filling up fast! Must complete online application first!  

Missed the National College Fair yesterday in Anaheim? The College and Career Center will host a Spring College and Job Fair on May 23rd at lunch. Save the Date! 

Interested in serving our country? Come learn about the congressional nomination process for the Military, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard Academy at 6:30pm on Wednesday May 30th at the Orange County Water Works Boardroom in FV. RSVP online to [email protected]

Coastline ROP is offering a limited number of summer school classes, one will be a Computer Graphics Class on Fountain Valley High School campus.  If you are interested in seeing the complete list of classes offered, or to sign up for a class, see Ms Sanders in the Student Services area in the administration building.

College and Career Team

Irene Yu, College and Career Center Specialist

Ms. Yu is an experienced counselor with a diverse background preparing students with the skills to be successful after high school. She is an FVHS alumni and continued her education at Chapman University for her Bachelors and Columbia University for her Masters. Ms. Yu is an avid dancer, but can often be seen eating and writing restaurant reviews all across Southern California. She loves Japanese cuisine and has a soft spot for Porto's potato balls. 

Lesa Sorenson, College and Career Center Assistant  

Ms. Soreson is the face of the College and Career Center and excited to help students with their college and career endeavors. She helps coordinate college rep visits and is a liaison for job opportunities. In her free time she enjoys tending to her blossoming garden and loves to stay fit by working out. 

Marvene Sanders, ROP/CTE Career Specialist

Mrs. Sanders is the ROP/CTE Career Specialist and has served the Baron community since 2008. She has a Bachelors in Business/Management from the University of Phoenix and works on enrolling students for ROP/CTE classes. In addition, she works closely in helping students explore different career pathways. She enjoy spending time with her three grandchildren and taking long road trips, her most recent being Topeka, Kansas! 


5/22 Future Seniors Night (6pm, cafe)

5/23 Start Your Future Now: Spring College & Job Fair (4th period/lunch, bowl)

College Reps on Campus 

Come to the Guidance Center to sign up in the binder. Students must have a Career Center Pass signed by their teacher to attend all College Presentations.


4/11 UCR (2pm)