Join my counseling REMIND - For the latest news sent via text directly to your phone text @9fkdc to 81010
Seniors - If you need your transcript sent to a college there is a yellow form in the office on the wall to fill out and give to Mrs. Hill.
TSI Test - for dual credit qualification and college readiness for students who are not exempt on basis on SAT/ACT Scores
Go to tsipracticetest.com for information or here for reading help. Youtube is also full of videos on how to prepare for the TSI.
Next TSI Test - JAN 29 - Limited to 20 students - first 20 to pay will be on the list
$20 for all tests, $15 for 2 or $8 for one subject. Students must complete the Pre-Assessment Activity prior to test day. It takes about 5 minutes.
click here to complete the Pre-Assessment Activity PAA (must scroll down page to PAA Link)
Registration for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 will begin in April.
The final day to turn in forms is April 30.
Students must be TSI qualified to take dual credit.
Forms available in the counselor office and online under the "forms" link at top left.
College Preview Days
The best way to learn about a college is to visit it. There are many colleges to choose from. This is just a sampling.
Jan 20, April 13 - Austin College
Jan. 25, Feb 17- Dallas Baptist University
Feb. 1, 15 -Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Feb. 22, March 28 - Stephen F. Austin
Feb. 22, April 18 - Texas State University
Feb 28 - Navarro College
March 9 - University of Texas at Arlington
March 21 - Tarleton State University
March 28 - University of Texas at Tyler
April 4 - Baylor University
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.
LIVE DOCUMENT ON LEFT
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.
CAREER TRAINING ON THE JOB FOR PLUMBING,PIPE FITTING,
AND HVAC in metroplex - UA Local 100
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.