Quick Decision Day at Penn State Brandywine
Penn State Brandywine will be hosting a quick decision day on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 9:00am till Noon. Seniors should call 610-892-1225 to arrange an appointment time or register online by clicking HERE.
Regional College Fair
The Greater Norristown Police Athletic League is hosting a regional college fair on Thursday, February 16th from 6 to 7:30pm at their Police Athletic Center on Harding Blvd. in Norristown. Over 60 colleges will be in attendance. For more information, click HERE to go to their webpage.
Temple’s Summer Owl Leadership Experience (SOLE) is a 3 week academic summer program that helps rising juniors and seniors get a head start on college with credit courses and an inside look at being a leader in different fields of study. Stop by Guidance Office for more information.
Caron and The Bridge Way School present Surviving the Teen Years
Saturday, February 11th
8:30 AM Registration
9:00 AM Surviving the Teen Years • The Stages of Development and Addiction • Communication and Boundaries: Beyond Anger and Frustration
Cost is $25
Contact Rebecca Bonner at 267-437-22194 for information regarding workshop scholarships.
Mid -Year Grades
Any student that needs their mid-year grades sent to colleges must stop by the guidance office.
Mark your calendars!
College Information Night - Tuesday, 3/21/17 at 7 pm.
Maguire Foundation Scholarship
The deadline is approaching! Every senior student was given an application. Additional applications can be found in the Guidance Office. All applications must be submitted or postmarked in their entirety by March 1, 2017.
Congressman Meehan will be hosting his annual Academy Day on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Valley Forge Military Academy and College. The U.S. Military, U.S. Naval, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academies, as well as local ROTC representatives, will be on hand to provide information to interested students about admissions and academy life. Stop by the Guidance Office for more information.
$1000 Scholarship Opportunity
The Delaware County School Nurse Association is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a senior who is planning a career in nursing and has been accepted into a NLN accredited program leading to a bachelor degree in nursing. Stop by the Guidance office for an application. Deadline to apply is March 24, 2017.
Mary Ryan Memorial Scholarship
A $500.00 scholarship is being awarded for those seniors seeking a medical career. An essay is required. Stop by Guidance for an application. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2017.
The Charlotte Drummond Memorial Scholarship
The Charlotte Drummond Memorial scholarship is being offered for rising juniors or seniors who demonstrate financial need and involvement in the school community. A written recommendation is required from a teacher or guidance counselor. This is a one-time $2,000 scholarship. Stop by Guidance for an application. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2017.
Music Scholarships at Eastern University
Eastern University is offering music scholarships up to full-tuition for four years as a music major. For more information, click HERE.
Main Line Martin Luther King Association Scholarship
The Main Line Martin Luther King Association is now accepting applications for scholarships for the next college year. Applicants must write a 500-word essay on community service and be recommended by a counselor, religious or community leader. Stop by Guidance for an application. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2017.
Discover Nursing Program at Villanova University
Villanova University is offering a Discover Nursing program to juniors interested in learning about the nursing profession. The program will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017. from 8:30am to 3pm. Juniors are required to hold a B average in a college prep high school curriculum and be recommended by a guidance counselor. If interested, stop by Guidance.
College Board & Khan Academy
Students are encouraged to link their College Board and Khan Academy accounts to access personalized SAT practice based on your PSAT/NMSQT results. Learn more at http://psat.org/scores. www.khanacademy.org
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.
Gettysburg College Summer Camps
Gettysburg College is offering high school juniors and sophomores the opportunity to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, creative writing, or information technology. Please top by the Guidance office for more details or check the guidance website.
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.
Attention Class of 2017
Many thanks to those of you who have already sent in your acceptance letters along with scholarship information to the Guidance Office. Please continue to share this information. Thank you for your cooperation.
Please allow the Guidance Office 7-10 school days for transcript requests to process. Thank you for your cooperation.
Scholarship information is listed on Naviance under “Scholarship List”. Students can stop by the Guidance Office for additional information.
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
American University of Rome
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:15am