Virtual College Visits for the Week of September 21

September 23: Nebraska Wesleyan with Josh Wall at 2:15
September 24: Northwest Missouri State University with Katey Eaddy at 3:15

As we try to keep our students who are with us in class as much as possible while we’re on a 50/50 schedule.  We are asking college reps who want to visit with our students to visit via Zoom after school hours. Below is a list of college reps who want to meet with our students, which includes the dates, times and zoom codes/links.

Virtual College Visit List

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Virtual College Fair is September 27-30

Attend a college fair from the comfort of your couch! The EducationQuest Virtual College Fair is September 27-30. To register and to find details, visit eqf.org/collegefair. During the four-day fair, you can visit college booths, chat with college reps, and watch live or recorded sessions on topics such as college admission, paying for college, and finding scholarships.

The college fair will be “open” the following days and times, but college booths and recorded sessions will remain available until Dec. 1.

Sept. 27 – 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CT
Sept. 28 – 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CT
Sept. 29 – 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CT
Sept. 30 – 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CT

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Senior Information

Click on the Presentation below for information about:

–College Applications
–FAFSA
–Scholarship Updates
…and other Post High School Planning!

Also, students please take the survey below so your school counselor can help keep you updated on deadlines and scholarships! Have questions?  Make an appointment with your counselor!  We hope to see you soon!

Class of 2021 Senior Info Powerpoint
Post-Secondary Plan Survey for Seniors
Senior Timeline

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New Scholarships

Check out the new scholarships for this week. Here

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Bryan College of Health Sciences Virtual Fall Visit Day

When: Friday, October 9th, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual

During this time, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Virtually tour Bryan College of Health Sciences and our exceptional teaching facilities including nursing and ultrasound skills labs, science labs and a nine-bed Simulation Center.
  • Talk to faculty and students
  • Learn about financial aid

Register here

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College/Military Visits

All college and military visits this year will be virtual visits. To stay in the know on who’s coming and how to connect to their zoom meeting visit the link below.

College Visits

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New Scholarships

Check out the new scholarships for this week. Here

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Three Contests You May Want to Check Out

2020 Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest
2021 Prudential Spirit Of The Community Award
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest

All three are open to high school students.  Continue reading

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ACT Pre-Test Student Inventory Sessions

Before taking the Fall State ACT there is a short pre-test Inventory section that MUST be completed BEFORE the morning of testing- any students who have not completed the Inventory will not be allowed to test. Students will be called out of class to complete this information on the following dates and times. If students are unable to make their designated inventory time, please choose an alternative scheduled time and attend. Please see schedule below.

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PSAT Tickets are on Sale

The PSAT Test will be offered Saturday, October 17th at East.  Any junior or highly motivated sophomore that wants to take the PSAT  must register with Melanie Hansel in the main office.  Tickets go on sale Sept. 9 and the deadline to register is Friday, October 9th or until all tests spots are taken.  The cost to take the test is $30. 
For helpful hints and to take the practice test visit https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/practice

Juniors:  You must take the PSAT in your junior year in order to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship Program.   Continue reading

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