LSW Counseling Center

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September 2016

Lincoln Area College Fair

Students and families are reminded to attend the Lincoln Area College Fair on Sunday, October 18th  at SCC’s Lincoln campus (8800 “O” Street) from 1 to 3 PM. Information about the event (including an updated list of registered college) is… Continue Reading →


Seniors are reminded they can sign up through Wednesday, October 5th, to participate in the Apply2College event, which will be held in the Media Center Lab. To registerplease click on one of the following links: & enter G1R5 in… Continue Reading →

PSAT Reminder

Juniors are reminded that October 7th is the last day to register for the PSAT, which will be given at LSW on October 15th. Please sign up in the Counseling Center. Checks should be payable to LSW in the amount… Continue Reading →

Tips & Tricks for Writing Scholarship Essays

When writing winning scholarships, students need to be original, creative, and honest along with using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Julie Petersen at College Week’s Live Blog recommends using the following 10 steps for writing effective scholarship essays: Review guidelines… Continue Reading →

Smith College’s DACA Students

Undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students at Smith College will follow the procedures and requirements for first-year or transfer admission. They will be evaluated in the same way as U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents. Undocumented and… Continue Reading →

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships

The Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships, funded by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, recognize students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models and solutions to eliminate hunger in America. Applicants must have demonstrated… Continue Reading →

University of Nebraska-Engineering

The University of Nebraska’s College of Engineering has provided the following answers to common questions/topics. To have guaranteed admission into the UNL College of Engineering on either the Lincoln or Omaha campus, a student must have 1 unit of chemistry,… Continue Reading →

Presidential Platform Challenge

Students are asked to submit a type written platform of no more than 1,000 words. The entry will be judged on the student’s ability to articulate issues, suggest solutions, and argue for their position in a well organized fashion. A digital video… Continue Reading →

2016 FALL CodeCrush Experience!

Due to overwhelming demand, UNO is opening up a second yearly Immersion Experience! Get ready for more ways to boost computer science education in your schools. CodeCrush is a FREE immersion experience for 8th and 9th grade girls designed to show them… Continue Reading →

Naval Academy

Students who are interested in the Naval Academy, may click here for more information.

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