How we can help
Dedicated to creating greater access through one-on-one and group counseling sessions as well as in-person and online workshops and presentations, our post-secondary planning services typically fall into one of these "buckets" or service categories:

One-on-One Counseling
  • Made online only through our Appointments and Events Page. 
  • Designed for more comprehensive college and career discussions.
  • Read the FAQs 
  • Fall Semester 11-12th graders have priority. 
  • Student MUST be present
  • At The Shops at Mission Viejo
Drop - In

  • Specific dates and grade levels set in advance
  • Designed for quick questions, application and essay support, general questions about college and career options.
  • Student MUST be present
  • At Cal Prep Academy Campus
District-wide Events & Workshops

  • On campus events and online webinars.
  • Registration through our Appointments and Events Page. 
  • Bootcamp programs tailored to grade levels.
  • Open to ALL CUSD students and families
  • Includes CUSD's Annual College Fair
Webinar Locker +  Resource Library 
  • Collection of resources designed to guide families at each step of the process
  • Includes videos, guides, blogs, worksheets, and handouts
*Spanish services available

Have a general question related to college and career?
Need a quick answer and can't "drop-in"?
Ask here & expect a response within 2 business days*.
*Questions received during the summer months may require additional response time

Grade Level
Scope of Services

Our programs are tailored to grade levels and time frames. While a student's grade level determines the
specific nature of our work together, review the sequence of activities for your grade so you know what's available and when to take advantage of these opportunities.

3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
September - May
(by appointments only)

Appointments are not available during JUNE, JULY or AUGUST. 

555 The Shops at Mission Viejo 
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(2nd Floor Food Court between Charley's & Rubios, double doors in the hallway) 

Anthony Russomanno
College and Career Coordinator

Jennifer Manzanares
College and Career Counselor
Bilingual (Spanish)

Naomi Tran 
College and Career Counselor

Kristin Jones
College and Career Counselor

Learn more about the staff - click Counselor Profiles

To schedule a one-on-one appointment or sign up for an event, visit our Appointments & Events page.

For more details about our services and appointments, visit our FAQs page.

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