College Advising at HTHCV

Rah-Ben Coates
Director of College Advising
Michelle Alderete
Assoc. Director of College Advising

The College Advising office at High Tech High Chula Vista is the best resource for students, parents, and staff to gather information about the college admissions process. The College Advisor will be a resource for all grade levels, providing opportunities for education, support, and awareness about each aspect of the college admissions and matriculation process.

The College Advisor will…

  • Build personal relationships with students and families to provide individualized support and motivation for students. 


  • Provide education, awareness, and assistance through workshops and other programs where students can gather important information essential to each aspect of the college admissions process.


  • Provide effective advising to ensure that students and families are making informed decisions about college selection. 


  • Serve as student advocate through letters of recommendation, secondary school reports, and other required means of student evaluation in the application process.


  • Commit to researching, establishing, and maintaining professional development opportunities and networks within the college admissions profession to provide students with informed information and resources.


  • Share information about the college research and application process with students and parents as well as disseminate information about college tests, upcoming college visits, and important deadlines.