College & Career Center

Your Future

Whatever your background or experience is, we have several different services that are tailored to ensure your success.

Our College & Career Center is here to help our previous graduates and currently enrolled students identify and fulfill their college and career goals.  We serve as the bridge between their LearningQuest experience and the next step on their journey.

We look forward to serving you!

Josh Money Management


Preparing for College

LearningQuest provides students with comprehensive services to prepare them for their next steps on the academic path to higher education.  Whether you choose university, community college or trade school, our staff is ready to help you with…

  • College Applications
  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • ·Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Scholarships
  • Registering for College Courses

Preparing for your Career

We encourage you to engage with Career Services early in your time at LearningQuest because a career is about much more than just finding a job, it’s about learning about yourself and how you might put your unique collection of talents to work. Career Services is the place to start on this journey!

  • Resume Writing
  • Job Searching
  • Professional Image
  • Interview Skills

Writing Workshop

Using Microsoft Word students will create and type a persuasive essay to help them prepare for their actual HSE writing test.  Students will receive…

  • guided support
  • technical help with accessing computers
  • practice using computer applications

Money Management Workshops

Our students participate in “Money Management” workshops. These workshops, partnered with other community-focused financial organizations, will help our students improve in the following areas:

  • Understanding Credit
  • Building Credit
  • Budgeting
  • Engage in real Q & A with financial professionals

Student Stories 

Michael on the Job
Click on the photo to read about Michael's advice for fellow students

Michael on the Job
Click on the photo to read about Michael’s advice for fellow students

College & Career Center Staff

Josh Cruz
Program Director of HSE Operations

Vanessa Acuna
Transition Specialist – Jail

Vanessa Carmona
Transition Specialist

Yanely Gutierrez
Transition Specialist

Jessica Muci
Transition Specialist – Jail

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm


LearningQuest Learning Center
1032 11th Street
Modesto, CA 95354