Sun. Jan. 28 – Texas Tech Roadshow in Dallas – great event at the Westin Galleria. Register early, it will be full.
Sat. Feb. 17 or April 20 – Texas State Univ. Bobcat Day
Mon. Jan. 22/Feb. 19– East Texas Baptist Preview (other dates under link)
Sat. Feb. 17 – UT San Antonio Day (other dates under link)
All colleges host campus tours all year long that you can register for online. These preview days are special days when they bring out all the staff and really go deep into what the University has to offer.
Join my counseling REMIND - For the latest news sent via text directly to your phone text @9fkdc to 81010
Dual Credit Remind - text @a82egb to 81010.
Seniors, to request your transcript sent to college go to: Transcript Request Form
Interested in Dual Credit?
See the Presentation link in the left column for information from last year's meeting.
Students must qualify with the TSIA2 test or PSAT/SAT scores for TVCC classes
The Third TSIA2 OF THE YEAR IS Feb. 29, 2024 - $25 FOR BOTH SECTIONS OR $15 FOR ENGLISH AND $10 FOR MATH
The TSIA2 has a new procedure for signing up. Students must take the Pre-Assessment Activity first before signing up.
Directions are in the TVCC forms link.
NEW Students who are planning on FALL 2024 classes must turn in all paperwork by April 15,2024.
Dual Credit Forms can be found under the forms link.
Here are the TSIA2 exemptions :
SAT - Reading- 480 Math - 530 ACT composite 23 with 19 on English and Math
PSAT (taken in high school - not middle school)- Reading 460 Math 510 - I will be giving this in October. It is $25 ($15 for ELAR and $10 for Math) and a great way to qualify for TVCC. This is exemption is only for dual credit not for college after graduation.
Go to tsia2.accuplacer.org to find information for students, including a study app. Students who prepare for the test do better!
The TSIA2 is one of the ways students qualify to take courses through TVCC. ELA must be passed to take most courses. The Math TSIA2 is only needed for math and upper level science courses.
DO YOU NEED YOUR TSI SCORES? Go to the Accuplacer student portal: here It will email the scores to the email you registered for the test with. It uses your Texas Unique ID that you may not know if you did not keep your voucher. Send me an email and I will send the ID to you. (This portal only works for tests that were taken starting Jan. 2021)
The FAFSA is open. I will host a FAFSA information night in March 2024. Click on the word FAFSA for information about what has changed with FAFSA. They have recently updated the form and the FAFSA is easier than ever to fill out. Another great site to learn about FAFSA is Uaspire
Great site for Texas College Scholarship Info : https://www.txcte.org/resource/gearup-resources
The easiest way to earn a scholarship for college is with an
excellent SAT or ACT Score.
Scholarship Search Site: Big Future
Search site: Texas Comptroller
Local Scholarships will open in the spring.
See links in left column for information regarding SAT, ACT, Test preparation and FAFSA.
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Research proves that as little as 10 hours of studying can improve
a score by 100 points!
See Presentation link in left column for SAT Prep Presentation.Taking the ACT? Go to academy.act.org for free test prep.
Students who receive free or reduced lunch qualify for fee waivers (2) for SAT/ACT.
Check out the College Preview days for 2022-23. Here
What career do I want to have? Check out this Career Coach
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Students may take online individual courses from Texas Tech University TTU k-12. or The University of Texas at Austin. These classes may be taken at any time during the year. They are approximately $300 each.
Credit by Exam
Students interested in Credit by Exam may request a test during these windows:
Register with counselor by Dec. 1 - Test window Jan 1 - March 31
Register with counselor by March 1 - Test window April 1 - June 30
Register with counselor by June 1 - Test window July 1 - Sept. 30
Register with counselor by Sept. 1 - Test window Oct. 1 - Dec. 31
Students must score 80% on courses they have never taken in order to gain credit and 70% for courses they have already taken and failed.