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Yvonne Fjeran Phone Icon 770-834-6654 Email Icon Email

Professional School Counselor

Attention Seniors!!  Valdosta State is Waiving Application Fees through September 4, 2018!!! 

 

Need to practice for the Accuplacer?  Go to:  https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org

and practice for free!!

Need help preparing for the ACT or SAT?  Go to Kaplan Test Prep

 

 

West Georgia Tech. College Teen Driving Program Available!!!
They have scholarship money available to teens who are interested in taking
this course (very good course by the way).

https://www.westgatech.edu/business-industry/drivers-education/

 

 

 Scholarship Opportunities

 

ZipRecruiter is offering a biannual $3,000 scholarship to the Carroll County high schools for students!

This is the link to our scholarship: 
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

We are looking for a 500-800 word submission that addresses both
prompts;
1. Describe a job you previously held - or hold
2. Describe your ideal post-graduate job

 

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SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes!

 

Enter for a chance to be one of 30 winners chosen at random to recieve $500.

Enter now at suntrust.com/offtocollege

Any high school senior or college undergraduate many enter.  No GPA requirements. 

 

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BBB is once again offering scholarships starting October 1, 2018. The Student of Integrity Scholarship recognizes senior high students who display exceptional character traits through leadership, community service, and personal integrity. Can you think of at least one student you would recommend? If so, please pass this link on to that student: https://go.bbb.org/atl-scholarship-form.

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MG Law Office is offering a great scholarship opportunity  for high school seniors as well as any student pursing a higher education in the state of Georgia. The scholarship application is creative and different than most.  We are asking applicants to create an infographic using Georgia car accident statistics to warn people about the dangers of car accidents. There are more instructions on the application itself.

 The URL is to apply is:  https://www.mg4law.com/scholarship/.

 

 

Scholarships for African American Students

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/black-students-college-scholarships/

 

  

 More Financial Aid and Scholarship Information Sites:

 

 

 

Scholarships sites

 

 www.superscholar.org    There is a listing on this site for 50 scholarships.

 

www.scholarships.com

 

www.scholarshipexperts.com

 

www.zinch.com

 

www.fastweb.com

 

www.scholarshippoints.com

 

www.cappex.com

 

www.niche.com

 

www.petersons.com

 

studentscholarships.org

 

Student Loan Information

The following guide was created to educate families on the risks and costs of using private educational loans.  Copy and paste the link below in your browser learn more!

https://studentloans.net/private-student-loans/

 

 Higher education and online learning:

Best Colleges in Georgia 2016-17 - http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/georgia

Best Online community Colleges - http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/community-colleges/

 

 

 Want to know your HOPE GPA?  Go to  www.afouro.com!  

 

  

  REGISTERING FOR THE ACT OR SAT?

SAT and ACT information is available in the Counseling Office or online at wwww.collegeboard.com (SAT) or www.actstudent.org (ACT).

FEE WAIVERS FOR SAT/ACT 

If you receive free or reduced lunch, you may qualify for a fee waiver to cover the cost of the SAT and ACT as well as college application waivers.

 

 

Practice with a Purpose

Kaplan has just launched a program called Practice with a Purpose. We’ve partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and we’re aiming for a goal of 100 scholarships donated, which is a value of up to $125,000.

By visiting our free online practice resource hub, students can take a free pop quiz, 20-minute workout, and a full proctored practice test to help prepare for upcoming SAT or ACT exams. Students can sign up and take all three if they’d like, and for each test or quiz a student signs up for, we’re donating a Kaplan Test Prep scholarship to a student in need.

The landing page is here: http://ktp.events/georgia.

A few social media blurbs are provided below:

Facebook:

Want to #PracticewithaPurpose? Take a free SAT or ACT pop quiz, 20-minute workout, and full proctored practice test and we’ll donate a Kaplan scholarship to students in need. Sign up now!   http://ktp.events/georgia

Twitter:

Want to #PracticewithaPurpose? Take a FREE SAT/ACT quiz, workout, or proctored practice test & help students in need http://ktp.events/georgia

 

 

Interested in On-line Colleges?

Below is a link to on-line colleges an scholarships!!

 


 Guide to Student Bank Accounts 

This guide was created to explain the basics of banking to high school and college students. Included in the guide:

- Importance of Banking Responsibly 
- Differences Between Savings & Checking Accounts 
- What is a Student Bank Account? 
- How to Avoid Common Fees 
- Definition of Common Fees 
- And so much more! 

We hope that our guide will help current students learn responsible banking tips, avoid fees, and get prepared for banking independently in college.

 

 

ATTENTION ATHLETES: 

If you are interested in playing a sport at a Division I or II college, you must fill out the NCAA Clearinghouse Application.  You must fill out the application online at: www.eligibilitycenter.org.  The website offers a plethora of information and instructions on how to register.

 

 


 

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