Senior Announcements

Please look below to find the Senior Announcements organized by date.  Seniors are encouraged and expected to review these each week, particularly during the fall and winter as this is a time of great importance for college applications, transcripts, scholarships and admissions.

September 13, 2016

HELLO! Good Morning Seniors:

This is your first “Senior Announcements” post for your last year of high school. I will send these weekly so that you have reminders and details of any important upcoming events. PLEASE KEEP READING PAST THIS POINT. 

TESTING INFO:

Upcoming ACT: October 22nd, Deadline to register is Friday, September 16th. www.actstudent.org

SPECIAL BOMB.COM PROGRAMS:

  • Miami BRIDGES Program: For students from underrepresented populations or students highly interested in diversifying our society. Apply by September 16th at the latest – see your Counselor for more info. You could earn an impressive scholarship to Miami by attending this program. miamioh.edu/Bridges
  • QUESTBRIDGE National College Match: For high-achieving, low income students who have SAT >1240 or ACT >28. See your counselor for more info. Deadline is Sept 27. www.questbridge.org

UPCOMING VISIT OPPORTUNITIES/OPEN HOUSES: In order by date

  • Columbus State Logistics Engineering Technology Info Session: Sept 13, 5-6pm located at the Center for Workforce Development, Rm 402. Contact Tara Sheffer at tsheffer@cscc.edu or 614-287-5903 for more info.
  • Penn State – The Schreyer Honors College Fall Scholars Day: Sept 16. Email scholars@psu.edu for more info.
  • Tufts University Open Houses – Engineering (Sept 16) & STEM (Sept 30): Visit admissions.tufts.edu for more info.
  • Washington University in St. Louis: Sept 18, 7-8pm in Columbus, OH at the Embassy Suites Columbus (Airport). Call 614-536-0500 for more info.
  • University of Dayton Open House: Sept. 25. Tour campus, learn about admissions and fin. aid., etc. RSVP at admission.udayton.edu/openhouse

COUNSELORS WILL MEET WITH YOU THROUGH YOUR ENGLISH CLASS NEXT WEEK, SEPT 22nd. – BRING YOUR ORANGE CAP FOLDERS! 

Terrible Joke of the Day: Why does Snoop Dogg carry an umbrella?

(Fo drizzle).

September 26, 2016

HELLO! Good Morning Seniors.

Here are your announcements for the week:

IMPORTANT REMINDER: The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opens October 1st. Remember to create your FSA ID to get started. Your parent(s)/guardian(s) must create their own FSA ID as well. Visit www.fafsa.gov to get started.

TESTING INFO:

Upcoming ACT: October 22nd, LATE Deadline to register is Friday, September 30th. www.actstudent.org

SPECIAL BOMB.COM PROGRAMS:

  • QUESTBRIDGE National College Match: For high-achieving, low income students who have SAT >1240 or ACT >28. See your counselor for more info. Deadline is Sept 27. www.questbridge.org
  • WENDY’S High School HEISMAN 2016: a great scholarship opportunity, apply and see more info at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com
  • The Ohio State University JOHN GLENN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: College of Public Affairs is offering this unique public service internship that allows students to gain first-hand experience within organizations in the public service sector; focusing on 2 main ideas: American democracy and the nature and reason for public service. Visit http://glenn.osu.edu/programs/hsip/ for more information. Contact Chris Adams at adams.615@osu.edu or 614-247-2512 with any questions. Deadline is OCTOBER 15th.

UPCOMING VISIT OPPORTUNITIES/OPEN HOUSES: In order by date

  • College Fair for students with Learning Difficulties: October 4th 6:30pm – 8pm at Gahanna Lincoln HS.
  • Wellesley College Visit Day: October 10th visit Wellesley.edu/admission/discover for more info
  • Kenyon College Fall Visit Day: October 17th visit http://www.kenyon.edu/visit-kenyon/admissions-events/fall-visit-days-schedule/ for more info
  • Tufts University Program Visit Days: Women in Engineering Open House and Arts Open House Oct 7th. Visit admission.tufts.edu/visit/open-houses for more info
  • Bowling Green State University Preview Day: Oct 15th visit bgsu.edu for more info
  • University of Dayton Open House: October 16th and 23rd visit admission.udayton.edu/openhouse for more info
  • Discover DUKE: October 19th at Upper Arlington HS, 7pm. Register at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke

COUNSELORS have started Senior Interviews. Please try to bring your CAP folder and/or any information you have so far about your college application(s).

October 5, 2016

HELLO! Good Afternoon Seniors.

Here are your announcements for the week:

IMPORTANT REMINDER: The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) IS NOW OPEN!! Woohoo! Remember to create your FSA ID before starting the FAFSA application. Your parent(s)/guardian(s) must create their own FSA ID as well. Visit www.fafsa.gov to get started.

**Remember you have no school on Wed, Oct. 19th. Please plan to visit a college or work on applications all day – wear sweats, make it work.

TESTING INFO:

Upcoming ACT: October 22nd. Deadline has passed. Registration deadline for Dec 10th ACT is November 4th.

SPECIAL BOMB.COM PROGRAMS:

  • The Ohio State University JOHN GLENN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: College of Public Affairs is offering this unique public service internship that allows students to gain first-hand experience within organizations in the public service sector; focusing on 2 main ideas: American democracy and the nature and reason for public service. Visit http://glenn.osu.edu/programs/hsip/ for more information. Contact Chris Adams at adams.615@osu.edu or 614-247-2512 with any questions. Deadline is OCTOBER 15th.

UPCOMING VISIT OPPORTUNITIES/OPEN HOUSES: In order by date

  • College Fair for students with Learning Difficulties: October 4th 6:30pm – 8pm at Gahanna Lincoln HS.
  • Wellesley College Visit Day: October 10th visit Wellesley.edu/admission/discover for more info
  • Kenyon College Fall Visit Day: October 17th visit http://www.kenyon.edu/visit-kenyon/admissions-events/fall-visit-days-schedule/ for more info
  • Tufts University Program Visit Days: Variety of Open Houses Oct 7th – 28th. Visit admission.tufts.edu/visit/open-houses for more info
  • Bowling Green State University Preview Day: Oct 15th visit bgsu.edu for more info
  • University of Dayton Open House: October 16th and 23rd visit admission.udayton.edu/openhouse for more info
  • Discover DUKE: October 19th at Upper Arlington HS, 7pm. Register at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke
  • Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Wellesley, University of Virginia Meet & Greet: October 19th, 7pm at the Westin on S. High Street, Columbus, OH. Visit http://www.hpuwy.com/ to register.

Counselors will be in your AP Amer. Govt. classes Monday and Tuesday next week for CAP #2. Please bring your Orange Folders with you to class.

October 19, 2016

HELLO! Good Morning Seniors.  

Here are your announcements for the week:

IMPORTANT REMINDER: The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) IS NOW OPEN!! Woohoo! Remember to create your FSA ID before starting the FAFSA application. Your parent(s)/guardian(s) must create their own FSA ID as well. Visit www.fafsa.gov to get started.

**1st Quarter Grades: If you do not want your first quarter grades on your transcript you must have your applications complete and transcript request forms into your counselor by Friday, October 21st.

**Remember you have no school on Friday, Nov 11th. Please plan to visit a college or work on applications all day. Remember applications are due November 16th.

TESTING INFO:

Upcoming ACT: October 22nd. Deadline has passed. Registration deadline for Dec 10th ACT is November 4th.

UPCOMING VISIT OPPORTUNITIES/OPEN HOUSES:

  • Tufts University Program Visit Days: Variety of Open Houses Oct 7th – 28th. Visit admission.tufts.edu/visit/open-houses for more info
  • Kenyon College Overnight Visit Program: Oct 23-24th – visit Kenyon.edu for more info and to register
  • University of Dayton Open House: October 23rd visit admission.udayton.edu/openhouse for more info
  • Discover DUKE: October 19th at Upper Arlington HS, 7pm. Register at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke
  • Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Wellesley, University of Virginia Meet & Greet: October 19th, 7pm at the Westin on S. High Street, Columbus, OH. Visit http://www.hpuwy.com/ to register.
November 15, 2016

HELLO! Good Morning Seniors. 

Here are your announcements for the week:

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Tomorrow is an important deadline: November 16th is the last day to complete and submit college applications! Please see your counselor ASAP if this will be an issue otherwise we expect all transcript request forms to be completed by 3:30pm tomorrow. Keep in mind that it gets to be a hot mess up here on the due day so try and meet with your counselor before end of day tomorrow.

à Note for Mrs. G’s seniors: I will be going on the November retreat. My last day at work will be this Friday, Nov 18th. I will not be able to work on college application materials after that time. Please do not see another counselor while I’m gone, they will not have access to complete your materials.

**Interims are November 21st – work hard and keep it up, holidays breaks are almost here.

*FAFSAs need to be completed as soon as possible: visit fafsa.gov to get started. December 1st is a BIG FAFSA deadline for many schools. Please do not procrastinate!

VISIT: NET MINISTRIES will be visiting December 9th. Please sign-up for the visit on Naviance if you are interested in attending.

TESTING INFO:

Late Registration deadline for Dec 10th ACT is November 18th.