Below are several resources from the HS Counseling Department to assist with Graduation and Career Planning. While our school does not specifically endorse any of these resources, they may provide useful information for post-secondary planning.
SATs and ACTs are administered at Garden Spot in the Fall and Spring:
ACT Register at www.actstudent.org
SAT Register at www.sat.org/register
NCAA Eligibility: Students interested in playing Division I or II college athletics must register with the NCAA. Explore this website to learn more about the NCAA, it's athletics divisions, its sports and other information. The NCAA Clearinghouse can be contacted directly at (877)-622-2321.
Bridges: Bridges is a K-12 Career Exploration program that ELANCO utilizes for future career planning and the high school graduation project. Students will be introduced to Bridges in the 9th grade Business and You course.
Naviance: Naviance provides career planning information, as well as college research and college applicaiton management.
ONET: Career exploration and job analysis
Collegeboard: Information on SAT, PSAT, and AP testing. Students must register for the SAT on this site.
College.gov: Features accounts of students who overcame challenges to going to college such as peer pressure, lack of family support, and financial barriers.
The Common Application: Used by more than 300 colleges and universities.
PHEAA:College planning and funding for colleges and universitities in PA.
Princeton Review: University and college rankings and searches.
College Application Webinar: The counselors discuss the college application process, financial aid and scholarship information as well as Naviance, which is the college transcript management system the Counseling office uses to send transcripts to colleges.
Financial Aid & Scholarships
FAFSA: Official site of the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (800) 801-0576. Student must fill out the FAFSA to be eligible for federal financial aid for colleges and universities.
Fastweb: Free scholarship search engine
FinAid: Comprehensive financial aid resource with calculators to help evaluate financial aid packages.
PHEAA: Search for financial aid information for school and FAFSA information
Pin for FAFSA: Lets you electronically sign your FAFSA application. You must create a pin in order for you FAFSA to be processed.
Financial Aid Night Presentation: October 2020
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