College and Career Information



(For a complete list of college/career related events, please visit the Events Calendar page.)
College & Career Newsletters for NBHS Students

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STUDENTS: Want to get details and reminders for upcoming events sent directly to your personal email or by text? Visit and let us know what upcoming college and career events interest you.  


Early College Enrollment

Sophomores are now invited to sign up for the NBHS Early College Program. Students should use this link to complete an interest form along with a parent/guardian.

Early College provides students with the opportunity to take college courses during the junior and senior years of high school. Students who participate for two years will be eligible to earn at least 12 college credits at no cost. This program is designed to provide support to students while in high school to increase college enrollment and persistence after graduation. More information is available on the Early College webpage.

Questions should be directed to [email protected].

Advising and Financial Aid with Bristol Community College On Wednesday, May 15, seniors who plan to enroll at Bristol Community College are invited to meet with Jenna DeBortoli, Admissions Coordinator for Bristol Community College, and her advising colleagues, to select courses for next fall. Interested seniors should complete this form to sign up by Friday, May 10, or see their school counselor. Financial Aid assistance will be provided as well. This will be the last Bristol CC event for seniors at New Bedford High School this spring.

Webinar in Portuguese!
MEFA portuguese admissions
Families that speak Portuguese are invited to a webinar on Thursday, May 16th at 6:30 pm. It will cover every component of the college application, explain recent trends in admissions, and share free resources that families can use throughout the application process. Click here to register!

NEACAC College Fair: May 20 @Old Rochester Regional HS
College Fair at ORR Upcoming webinar for Seniors and their Parents/Guardians Borrowing for college

MASSGrant Plus!
MassGrant Plus Information
Deadline Approaching: Massachusetts GSA Student Leadership Council (
May 31, 2024
The Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students is enthusiastic to invite applications for the Statewide GSA Student Leadership Council. Students who are accepted will serve on the council until June 2025. We are seeking rising 9–12 grade level students in all regions of Massachusetts to join the Statewide Council. The Statewide GSA Student Leadership Council is comprised of students from all regions of the commonwealth who are committed to developing their own skills to positively impact inclusive school environments. Through the exchange of LGBTQ+ and social justice knowledge, engaging in policy-related discussions and collaborating with state and local stakeholders the council aims to empower and amplify student voices to influence school climate and support for a brighter educational future for all.

Individuals who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color, as well as those who identify as feminine, and/or as Trans/Non-Binary/Gender Expansive, Immigrants, and Disabled Youth are encouraged to apply.

The Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students is a joint program of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

Engagement Opportunity for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ Students
The Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students is are eager to connect with high school students from the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities to discuss their involvement in leadership initiatives, exploring what attracts them and what challenges they face. In appreciation of sharing your experiences, participants will receive a $25 gift card. Your feedback is crucial in fostering an inclusive atmosphere in schools. [Sign Up Link Here

The Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students is a joint program of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

College Representative Visits This fall, New Bedford High School hosted more than 20 college admissions representatives. The individuals represented colleges near and far that offer a variety of programs and majors, and have admissions procedures with varying degrees of selectivity. More than 100 juniors and seniors attended at least one visit. Thank you to all of the college representatives who included NBHS in their fall travel schedule!

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Military Mondays
We enjoyed our weekly cafeteria visits this fall with our dedicated military recruiters. Visits will resume on Monday, January 29 and will continue throughout the spring. are excited to welcome our military recruiters to visit juniors and seniors during lunches every Monday beginning in mid-September. Representatives will be in the cafeterias according a schedule which will be posted shortly. Please check back soon!

Senior Cafeteria Cafeteria
Monday, January 29, 2024 Air NG Air & Space Force
Monday, February 5, 2024 Navy Army NG
Monday, February 12, 2024 Army Marines
Monday, February 26, 2024 Coast Guard Air NG
Monday, March 4, 2024 Air & Space Force Navy
Monday, March 11, 2024 Army NG Army
Monday, March 18, 2024 Marines Coast Guard
Monday, March 25, 2024 Air NG Air & Space Force
Monday, April 1, 2024 Navy Army NG
Monday, April 8, 2024 Army Marines
Monday, April 22, 2024 Coast Guard Air NG
Monday, April 29, 2024 Air & Space Force Navy
Monday, May 6, 2024 Army NG Army
Monday, May 13, 2024 Marines Coast Guard