Counselor News

Texas State university-Be a Bobcat day is Wednesday, October 12 from 6-8.

Texas State-Business Visit Day-October 28, 2016 and November 18, 2016 . To register for one of the Business Visit Day Session visit:    http://www.admissions.txstate.edu/visit/insight-visit-days.html

Texas A&M Society of Women Engineers presents “Finding Engineering”.  Open to all juniors and seniors interested in engineering and other STEM majors.  Registration 10/10/16-11/19/16.  www.swetamu.com/high-schol-conference

The college financial aid process is starting early. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) can now be submitted as early as October 1.

High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) is a unique program that encourages high school juniors from across Texas to explore the vast opportunities awaiting them in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or STEM-fields.  Juniors could spend a week at NASA this summer.  To apply for this program, visit:  http://HAS.aerospacescholars.org.

ANGELINA COLLEGE-Fine Arts Preview Day-October 28, 2016.  For high school juniors and seniors interested in a career in Art, Graphic Arts, Journalism. Music, Sound Recording, Communication-Speech, and Theatre.  

United States Military Academy – WEST POINT – Juniors interested in West Point should start their application now.  Visit www.apply.usma.edu

Sam Houston State University Visitor Center will offer guided tours in Spanish.  Contact the Visitor Center for more information at 936-294-3792.

Students interested in trying to play college athletics should register with the NCAA.  This applies to students in grades 10-11-12.  Go to www.eligibilitycenter.org Click Enter here for NCAA college bound athletes...new account, and follow the prompts.

DiscoverStudentLoans.com provides a variety of educational articles and resources, including the top ten tips to getting a scholarship and how to apply for a scholarship.

The Payoff of College Majors - provided by Discover Card, helps students and parents compare starting salary and other useful information for over 170 undergraduate degree programs.

www.March2success.com - Website for ACT/SAT preparation as well as college information. 

Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) - is a program created by the Texas Legislature to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students pursuing a medical education.  For more information, phone 512-499-4352 or go to www.texasjamp.org

Khan Academy - Online Resource on how to navigate the college application process, write application essays, financial aid.  Go to www.khanacademy.org/college-admissions

edx.org - Online virtual courses from top-tier universities.  There are also options for remediation and AP test prep.

Chegg.com - Helps students build resumes.  Also, includes tutoring for a fee.

Cappex.com - Includes campus reviews by students as well as admission tips.