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Dual Credit Remind - text @a82egb to 81010.
Seniors, to request your transcript sent to college go to: Transcript Request Form
2022 PSAT 9th 11th Grades - OCTOBER 25TH - SIGNUP IS OVER.
Interested in Dual Credit?
See the Presentation link in the left column.
NEW Students must apply and turn in forms by Nov. 4 for Spring 2023 classes
and April 1 for spring 2023 classes.
Returning students can turn in fall forms starting October 21st
Dual Credit Forms can be found under the forms link.
The TSIA2 has new procedure for signing up. Students must take the Pre-Assessment Activity first before signing up. Directions are in the TVCC forms link.
Students must qualify for dual credit with the TSIA2 test or an exemption:
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
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 Acculpacer 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)
You need to complete the FAFSA. It opens October 1st. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to get started or Click: Financial Aid Toolkit to learn more. The Presentation from the October 2021 and Feb. 2022 FAFSA Nights and FSAID handout can be found under the presentation link in the left column. 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.
FREE SAT PRACTICE AT - khanacademy.org
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 $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.