WHS ACCESS NEWSLETTER                                    June 2020
Wheaton High School CollegeTracks Team



Ms. Cait Belney 
Program Director
973.664.7652
Ms. Ertrell Harris
Program Coordinator
301.321.3325

Have a general question? Feel free to contact us at  Wheaton@CollegeTracksUSA.org .


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MCPS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please follo w this link to stay up-to-date on MCPS announcements regarding the coronavirus crisis.

Also, follow this link to visit our website for MCPS Resources being offered during the school closure!
 
MCUpdates
Montgomery College Updates



-MC now offers math and English placement testing online! Contact your CollegeTracks Staff person to see if you need to take a test.

-If you still need to take placement tests, click here to access them and other important information.

-If you need to submit financial aid forms to MC, an online submission platform is coming soon. Stay tuned!


Contact your CollegeTracks staff with any questions! 

MDColleges
MD Colleges Still Accepting
2020-2021 Applications

 The following schools are not yet at full capacity and are still accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year! Consider applying before spots are filled!

Hood College
Goucher College
McDaniel College
St. John's College
Towson University
Salisbury University
Stevenson University
University of Baltimore
Frostburg State University
Loyola University Maryland
St. Mary's College of Maryland
University of Maryland-Eastern Shore (UMES)
University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC)

Click here for more information

 ACTUpdates         
ACT UPDATES


The June ACT has been cancelled at all Maryland testing centers. Registered students will receive a refund or they can log on to their ACT account and reschedule for the July test at no cost.  

 SATUpdate         
SAT UPDATES

  • Students in the high school class of 2020 or 2021 who don't have an SAT score: You can register now for any 2020 SAT administration, including August, September, and October test dates.
  • Any student who registered to take the June SAT or SAT Subject Test and didn't cancel their registration: You can also register now for any 2020 SAT or SAT Subject Test administration.
  • All other students: You can register now only for the November and December SAT or SAT Subject Test administrations. Beginning at approximately 8 pm on June 3rd, you will be able to register for any 2020 test administration.

FAMQUESTION
FAMILY QUESTION OF THE MONTH


Wheaton Google Classroom Codes
Class of 2020: 2sw6vyv
Class of 2021:  kiordf3

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Summer Jump Start Workshops for Rising Seniors (Class of 2021)!

Summer Jumpstart workshops help you take the next steps in the college application process. We will be virtual this summer and we are ironing out the scheduling details. More information to come soon!

Scholarshipsss

 Let us know if you're applying for any of these scholarships! 

NAME:   DoSomething.org Scholarships
DUE DATE:   Varies
AMOUNT:   Varies 
ELIGIBILITY: Must be between the ages of 13-25. Citizenship eligibility varies for each scholarship. Must complete 3 easy steps: 1) Sign up for campaign, 2) Complete Campaign, 3) Upload picture to show you completed the campaign.
MORE INFO:  Click here

NAME:   Digital Privacy Scholarship 
DUE DATE:   6/30/2020
AMOUNT:   $1000
ELIGIBILITY: Be  a high school student. Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Must submit a 140-character message about digital privacy (finalists will be required to write 500-1,000 word essay about digital privacy).
MORE INFO:  Click here

NAME:  Because College is Expensive Scholarship
DUE DATE: 6/30/20
AMOUNT:  $500
ELIGIBILITY: Grades 11-12; No citizenship eligibility required. Must be planning to enroll in college within the next 24 months. One entry per person. "Like" them on Facebook for an extra entry. 
MORE INFO: Click here



CollegeSpot



Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Application Deadlines:
N ovember 15 (Priority) | February 15 (Regular)

FOUR FUN FACTS

1. Morgan State University is the largest historically black university (HBCU) in Maryland.

2. Morgan has over 100 clubs and organizations on campus. Some examples are: the Pre Law Club, Scuba Club, and Meals on Wheels.

3. Almost half of the classes on campus have fewer than 20 students; meaning that class sizes are generally small.

4. The most common majors at Morgan State are: Business, Education, Engineering, and Social Services.

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HOW TO FIND US?

CollegeTracks staff are available to communicate with students via text, email, social media, or by phone. 

Our hours are as follows:
Monday- Friday
9:00am-5:00pm

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions or need any form of support!