Counselors' Corner

 
 
The PowerPoint Senior Presentation from Sept 19, 2019
 
has been uploaded to the Class of 2020 Tab (on the right).
 
The PowerPoint 10th and 11th grade  PSAT PREP Presentation from Sept 23rd, 2019
 
has been uploaded to the Class of 2021 Tab (on the right).
 
 
UPCOMING TESTING ON THS CAMPUS           FALL 2019
próximas pruebas en Taylor HS      otoño 2019
 
 
 
October 2nd/ 2 de octubre:   TSI in the library (free of charge). Sign up in the counseling office.
El TSI tendrá lugar en la biblioteca (gratuitamente). ¡Regístranse en la officina de las consejeras!
 
* El TSI es el examen requirido para entrar a la universidad y los colegios de 2 años, tales como Temple College, Blinn College u ACC.
 
October 5th/5 de octubre:   SAT. Register with your counselor/Regístranse a través de College Board  HERE/AQUÍ. 
See your counselor if you qualify for a fee waiver. Remember that, if you qualify, you can take the SAT twice for free.
Habla con su consejera/o si eres eligible para una exencion de pago. Si es el caso, no olvides que puedes tomar el SAT dos veces gratuitamente.
 
** El SAT es el examen requirido para entrar a las universidades de 4 años.
 
If you have accommodations through special education, and would like to utilize them on the SAT, make sure with your counselor that a request has been made or that you are already approved. College Board requests for accommodations can take up to 6 weeks. Request it ASAP for October 5th.
 
 
October 16th/16 de octubre:  PSAT  for all sophomores and self-selecting juniors aiming for a qualifying NMSQT score. 
Todos los alumnos del grado 10 tomarán el PSAT, el examen preparatorio para el SAT. Los alumnos del grado 11 que eligen hacer el examen otra vez se pueden registrar con las consejeras.
 
 
November 13th/13 de noviembre:  ASVAB  in the library (free of charge). Sign up in the counseling office.
El ASVAB tendrá lugar en la biblioteca (gratuitamente). ¡Regístranse en la officina de las consejeras!
 
* El ASVAB es un examen requirido para unirse a las fuerzas armadas, pero tambien es un examen para descubrir sus fortalezas y carreras posibles.
 
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SEE THE TESTING RESOURCE TAB on Counselors Corner Main Page for practice links to ASVAB, TSI, SAT, ACT.
 
There are also prep books in the library. Ask Mrs. Butler.
 
For free online PSAT preparation, follow the link below.
 
Join Kaplan's PSAT Prep Live. Free live lessons start October 12. Stream must-know math, reading, and writing strategies with teachers, Boris and Stephanie. Save your seat
 
 
You may also take the TSI at the Temple College campus in Hutto for a fee.
 See your counselor for more information and/or pdf document below.
 
 
 
THS Students and Parents!
 
Make sure you stay in touch with your counselors and relevant activities for your grade level!
 
Sign up with the Remind Messages App using the following codes:
 
CLASS OF 2023:                TEXT TO 81010.              ENTER THIS AS A MESSAGE: @k3928g
CLASS OF 2022:                TEXT TO 81010.              ENTER THIS AS A MESSAGE: @de4b8d
CLASS OF 2021:         TEXT TO 81010.         ENTER THIS AS A MESSAGE: @77bc9k
CLASS OF 2020:         TEXT TO 81010.         ENTER THIS AS A MESSAGE: @3k3c6b
 
 
 
 
 
 CREDIT BY EXAMINATION (CBE) 2019-20
 
THE NEXT CBE WILL BE ADMINISTERED in December 2019 (dates to be determined)
 
Notes about Credit by Exam: 
 
Foreign Languages:
The test is a proficiency-based test provided through AAPPL. It is not divided by semester but holistically assesses the lvel of the student in reading, listening, writing and speaking.
 
Other Subjects:
1. Students must pass each section individually to earn credit for the full year (the two parts A and B, fall and spring cannot be averaged out) 
2. Students who have had prior instruction in the subject they want to test out of must earn a 70; students who have not had prior instructions must earn a 80.