York College is having an instant decision day on campus on January 16th. For more information, please stop by the Guidance Office.
PSAT Booklets & Guidance Curriculum
The Guidance Department will be handing back PSAT booklets to students by the end of next week during English class. Students will be bringing home handouts regarding the PSAT and our new Guidance (CARROLLU) brochure.
PSAT/NMSQT scores are now available online. Students are encouraged to print out their score report by logging into their College Board account. You can link your College Board and Khan Academy accounts to access personalized SAT practice based on your PSAT/NMSQT results. Learn more at http://psat.org/scores.
Understanding Your PSAT/NMSQT Score Report - College Board has put together a video regarding your PSAT/NMSQT scores and what to do next. This video is located under “Important Announcements” on CarrollU (Guidance) website.
If you have any trouble logging into your account, stop by the Guidance Office or call the College Board at 866-433-7728.
Daily Guidance Announcements
Students/parents/guardians are encouraged to check Daily Announcements on our website HERE. There are many Guidance announcements that may be helpful to you.
Maguire Foundation Scholarship
The Maguire Foundation provides last dollar scholarship support to up to five students in each institution’s incoming freshman class for four years of matriculation.
Maguire Scholars are selected by their respective institutions, and must remain in good academic standing (3.0) and be an active participant in school and/or community volunteer extra-curricular activities, and have an EFC of $0 – $10,000 (Expected Family Contribution). Applications will be distributed in senior homerooms this week. Additional copies can be found in the Guidance Office and on Carroll’s website under CarrollU. If you have any questions, please contact the Guidance Office directly at 610-688-7610 x171.
Attention Class of 2017
Please share your acceptance letters along with any scholarship information with the Guidance Office. Thank you for your cooperation.
Please allow the Guidance Office 7-10 school days for transcript requests to process. Thank you for your cooperation.
***Please note that the Guidance Office will be closing on Thursday, December 22nd at 10:30 a.m. and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd.
Any student that needs their 1st quarter grades sent to colleges must stop by the guidance office.
Scholarship information is listed on Naviance under “Scholarship List”. Students can stop by the Guidance Office for additional information.
Mark your calendars!
College Information Night - Tuesday, 3/21/17 at 7 pm
FINANCIAL AID for the Class of 2017
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is available on-line as of October 1. This is the basic form needed to apply for financial aid at most schools. Please check your student’s schools of choice for other required forms and filing deadlines. The website is www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students, parents, and borrowers are required to use an FSA ID, made up of a username and password, to access certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Your FSA ID is used to confirm your identity when accessing your financial aid information and electronically signing your federal student aid documents. For more information please stop up to the Guidance Office or check out the PHEAA website www.PHEAA.org.
College Essay Assistance
Sr. Marianna Fieo is available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week in the Guidance Office to help with college essay and personal statements. Please stop by the Guidance Office to make an appointment or email Sr. Marianna directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Guidance Office at 610-688-7610 x171.
Upcoming College Presentations
College presentations are finished for the Fall. They will begin again in the Spring.