Any student that needs their mid-year grades sent to colleges must stop by the guidance office.
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.
The next set of SAT Prep classes for juniors start on February 6th. Registration forms are available on our website, in the Main Office and in the Guidance Office.
Notre Dame Pre-College Program
The University of Notre Dame is offering pre-college programs this coming summer including leadership seminars and study abroad. To apply, go to precollege.nd.edu. Deadline to apply is January 30, 2017.
$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.
PSAT Score Reports
The Guidance Department has a student copy of the PSAT score report for sophomore and junior students only. These score reports will be handed back in homeroom this week.
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.
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.
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 were distributed before break to all senior students in homeroom. 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
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.
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.