College and Career Counseling

  • Class of 2020: If you have questions about the process of completing all of the steps for starting your college courses in the fall, please contact Laura Burtness at

    The College and Career Center provides information for students and families about with information about post-high school plans, including finding a college fit, investigating careers, and college placement testing. Ms. Burtness and the counselors assist students and their families with information about college placement testing, higher education and careers.  Ms. Burtness also assists families with all types of financial aid, including scholarships.

    We look forward to working with students and families to plan for life after Hillsdale. Whether a student will attend college or a university, join the armed forces or other service organization, or begin immediately to move up a career ladder, we have helpful information. Make an appointment to meet with us if we can help you in any way.

    The College and Career Center is located in the administration building next to the Del Monte Street parking lot.  Come down the stairs and turn left.  The Career Center is through the first doors on your left; the counselors are through the second set of doors.

Contact Us

  • Laura Burtness 
    College, Career, and Financial Aid Advisor


    Julie Badet
    Career Technical Education (CTE) and Career Coordinator
    (650) 558-2648