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
May 22, 2023 May 15, 2023 May 8, 2023 May 1, 2023
April 24, 2023 April 10, 2023 April 3, 2023

March 27, 2023 March 20, 2023 March 13, 2023 March 6, 2023
February 27, 2023 February 13, 2023 February 6, 2023
January 30, 2023 January 24, 2023 January 17, 2023 January 9, 2023

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.  


Financial Aid Information for Parents/Guardians of Sophomores & Juniors
Parents and guardians of sophomores and juniors are invited to learn about the college financial aid process. Gina Rigby, Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid and Outreach at Roger Williams University, will provide an overview of financial aid, the timeline for applying, and how to prepare. Language support will be available! May 31, 2023 at 6 pm in the Little Theater at New Bedford High School.

Summer College Counseling for Rising Seniors
Members of the Class of 2024 who would like assistance preparing for the college application process will have the opportunity to receive one-on-one help during the summer months. Topics covered will include creating a college list, establishing a Common Application account, completing applications, and drafting essays. Interested students should visit and select "Summer Application Help" on the form. This QR code will also take you to the form. Details regarding the process for scheduling appointments will be sent to interested students.

Spring College Fair

On Monday, May 22, over 45 representatives from colleges, technical schools, and military branches visited NBHS for a college fair. Thank you to all of the participating institutions! Another fair will be held in October! Check back for details!