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College Counseling

Port of Los Angeles High School College Counseling Staff and Boys and Girls Club


Jean McGlaughlin is POLAHS college counselor. Jean is focused on helping students prepare for and matriculate into two and four-year colleges and universities. She works closely with the three academic counselors and career counselor at POLAHS, POLAHS's Special Education department, along with the staff at the Harbor Boys and Girls Club, to ensure all students are supported throughout their college planning and transition process. As our college counselor, she provides a broad range of services for all students, including:

  • Individual advising on college entrance requirements, including a-g course requirements
  • PSAT/ NMSQT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, and ACT test information.
  • Workshops and individual support to help students complete college and financial aid applications (FAFSA / DREAM).
  • Private appointments for students and families upon request.


Jean McGlaughlin

Port of Los Angeles High School

College Counselor

310-832-9201 x218


Eddie Valdarramos

Boys and Girls Club of Harbor

College Bound Lead Case Manager

310-833-1322 x360

College Knowledge Presentation 
Please click the link below to access the presentation from Tuesday, September 10th regarding financial aid and college applications for parents of senior students.
General Scholarship Sites
Use these scholarship sites to start applying for scholarships as early as your 9th grade year. Find scholarships based on your interest, background, intended major. 

Ordering Transcripts ​


POLAHS has partnered with Parchment in order to help you order and send your transcripts securely and electronically. Through Parchment you may order an unlimited amount of electronic transcripts, and you may track your order to ensure that it has been received by the institution you request.


If you are interested in ordering an unofficial transcript for your personal record, or if you are interested in ordering an official transcript to be sent to a college or university, please complete your request by clicking the the following link which will take you to the Parchment site.  Click Here To Order Transcripts From Parchment