College & Career Advisor

Hello! My name is Laysha Castillo. I am a Bronx native who was born in the Dominican Republic. I am a first-generation graduate, graduating from Hobart and William Smith Colleges with a bachelor's degree in Education. I will be your post-secondary pathway advisor. My job is to make sure you all receive the best information on these pathways, whether they be college or career focused. I hope to be able to provide help and resources in any way I can. I look forward to being part of the Renaissance High School Community!

College Bridge Cafe- Talent Search Program

All Renaissance students are eligible to join the College Bridge Cafe- Talent Search Program. CBC- Talent Search is a program that helps students on their journey to college, trade school or the workforce upon graduation from high school. CBC- Talent Search provides workshops for students and their parents, access to college trips and fairs and much more. 

If you have any questions, contact Isabel Pradas,, or Kevin Anthony,

Brag Sheet

Juniors and Seniors should complete a brag sheet and provide a copy to individuals they are requesting a letter of recommendation from. 

Brag Sheet Template

SUNY Application Portal

Common App for Private & Out of State Schools

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