Class of 2021
IMPORTANT FORMS, HANDOUTS AND LINKS FOR JUNIORS
These were discussed during your Junior Conference. You can access them here.
To explore career possibilities (Career Demands, career factors, Defining Success, Career Match, Personality Traits)
Xello (used to be called Career Cruising):
Username: TAY- StudentID# (including the initial zero)
Password: Birth Date (mmddyyyy)
To explore and compare the status of various careers in Texas (salaries, growth of the field, employability, etc):
To make a budget and determine how much you need to make to support yourself in various cities in Texas:
To earn scholarship money from College Board while planning for College and SAT:
5. College Board information for parents:
In English: https://parents.collegeboard.org/
En espanol: https://padres.collegeboard.org/
To sign up for the SAT:
To plan for a College Visit and get your absence excused (see pdf below)
6. To access the resource handout in your Junior Conference folder (see pdf below)
COOLIDGE FOUNDATION 2020 - For Juniors!!
This scholarship is meant for applicants in their JUNIOR YEAR ONLY.
January 16, 2020 by 5 pm EST..
Money will be disbursed when entering college Fall 2021.
The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited American college or university. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, program.
NEW - COLLEGE BOARD OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS - STARTING FOR THE CLASS OF 2020
SEE THE DETAILS HERE: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?utm_source=Region+13+Counselors&utm_campaign=fc5fe1bfec-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_28_03_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_84a947ae70-fc5fe1bfec-125022193&mc_cid=fc5fe1bfec&mc_eid=c398e6588d
The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six TASKS, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.
1. BUILD YOUR COLLEGE LIST
2. PRACTICE FOR THE SAT
3. IMPROVE YOUR SCORE
4. STRENGTHEN YOUR COLLEGE LIST
5. COMPLETE THE FAFSA
6. APPLY FOR COLLEGE
RYLA - ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS
A teen residential leadership camp, near Bastrop, Texas - June 28th-July 3rd, 2020.
For more information, go to : www.rotarydistrict5870.org and see the attached brochure.
PowerPoint PSAT Presentation from Sept 23rd, 2019 for your reference