QO ACCESS NEWSLETTER                          April 2019
Quince Orchard High School CollegeTracks Team
 
Ms. Meghan Lynch 
Program Director
240.560.2317
mlynch@collegetracksusa.org

Ms. Paula Kalksma
Program Coordinator
240.903.0916
pkalksma@collegetracksusa.org

         
         
QO Junior Questionnaire
QOJRQ

The Junior Questionnaire is due June 7th.

Stop by CollegeTracks for help and review before you submit. 
   
Students: You will need to answer the listed questions on Naviance or type out the answers on a separate sheet of paper and send to your counselor. You will also have to include your resume. 

Parents/Guardians: On a separate sheet of paper, you are invited to email the following to your student's counselor

Please feel free to share any comments or insight into your student that you would like their counselor to know. What do you believe are your student's talents? What do you wish the college to know about your student?

         
ACT/SAT TEST DATES & REGISTRATION DEADLINES    
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JUNE 8TH 
ACT: REGISTER BEFORE MAY 3

MAY 4TH SAT: REGISTER BEFORE APRIL 5

JUNE 1 SAT: REGISTER BEFORE MAY 3
 
Come to CollegeTracks to get help with registering!

More ACT information here.
More SAT information here.
  
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Sample Questions To Ask On Your Visit:
  1. What is the average class size in introductory courses?
  2. What is the surrounding community like?
  3. Are there support systems available for students including health services, counseling, & tutoring?
  4. What courses can I take in high school to help me prepare for this field?
  5. Is graduate study necessary to work in this field?

Looking for more information and questions? Check out the Quince Orchard 2019 Junior Packet pages 9-13 for more tips and great questions to ask as you prepare for your visit!

 


COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT! 
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DID YOU KNOW?
 
Shepherd was founded in 1871 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia and approximately 3,800 undergraduates attend the university. 
 
Shepherd University offers more than 79 undergraduate programs, which include a variety of majors!
 
 
Shepherd is recommended for students interested in majoring in Sports Communication, Sports Marketing, Athletic Coaching, Aquatic Science, Environmental Engineering, Photography/Computer Imagery, and Historic Preservation/Public History. 
  

Shepherd has twelve NCAA Division II teams, including men's football, men's basketball, women's basketball, and women's volleyball (among others).   
See CollegeTracks to learn more about Shepherd!
  
SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT
aprilscholarship
 
DUE DATE:  April 15, 2019
AMOUNT:  $10,000
ELIGIBILITY: B etween the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19);  permanent residents of and currently residing in the US or Canada;  currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months,  working as an individual to lead their service work.
MORE INFO:  Click here

NAME:  B. Davis Scholarship   
DUE DATE:  May 24, 2019
AMOUNT: $1,000  
ELIGIBILITY: This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors; 1000 word essay.
MORE INFO: Click here

NAME: Triple-Impact Scholarship
DUE DATE:  May 31, 2019
AMOUNT: $500-2,000
ELIGIBILITY:  Any high school Junior (class of 2020); r esiding in the US and pl ays a high school or club sport; GPA of 2.5 or higher.
MORE INFO:  Click here


 April Workshop Schedule 
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Careers & Your Favorite Subject in School: April 1st & 4th


Career Matchmaking & Skills: April 8th & 11th

Finding Best Fit Colleges: April 15th & 25th

Exploring Colleges: April 29th & May 2nd


Workshops are Monday at lunch and Thursday after school in the Library Media Center.

Need to sign up for workshops? Stop by CollegeTracks. 


FQOF

Here are some tips and resources.


WHERE TO FIND US?
Room find 144B
Mondays, Tuesdays, 
Thursdays, & Fridays 
9:00am-5:00pm
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