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Seniors, to request your transcript sent to college go to:
You need to complete the FAFSA. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to get started or Click: Financial Aid Toolkit to learn more. I will host a second FAFSA Info. Night in January 2022. Date TBD.
The Presentation from the October 2021 FAFSA Night and FSAID handout can be found under the presentation link in the left column.
Interested in Dual Credit?
See the Presentation link in the left column.
Dual Credit Forms can be found under the forms link.
Spring 2022 Registration will be due Nov. 12, 2021.
NEXT TSIA2(new name)- Nov. 10, 2021- TSIA2 -New format (2 tests not three): ELA and Math - ELA $10 Math $10 or $20 for both. Students must complete a pre-assessment activity prior (PAA)to test day online. Directions for the PAA are in the TVCC Forms link on the left. There are limited spaces so sign up early. Bring cash to Mrs. Hill in the office. FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PAA will result in being dropped from the test group.
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.
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
Great site for Texas College Scholarship Info : https://www.texasgearup.com/dates-deadlines/scholarships
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.
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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 $250 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.