Career and College Planning

SAT and ACT Testing Information
Juniors should begin thinking about taking these exams.

Click this link to register for the SAT

Click this link to register for the ACT
College & Military Representative Visits

College & Military Representative Visits

We are excited to have the opportunity to bring in college representatives and military recruiters this year for visits. Our students are taking full advantage of this opportunity to explore their options.
Suny Oneonta, Russel Sage, and Delhi were just a few these past weeks. Upcoming visits with 
Utica – October 6th @ 9 am
St. John Fisher - October 6th @ 11:30 am 
Binghamton University; October 21st @ 9:45
Suny Broome - October 26th  @ 10 am 
Suny Potsdam November 1st @  12:30pm 
Paul Smith November 2nd @  8:30 am
Suny Canton November 4th @ 10 am 
Alfred State November 5th @ 12:30pm 
Suny Cobleskill November 9th @ 12 pm 
Suny Morrisville November 15th @ 10:45 am 


We are hoping to add more as we move forward.
Students and representatives will remain mask and follow guidelines
 
 
TC3- Financial Aid Night  October 27th @ 6:30 pm  Margery Secrest Auditorium 
We Have packets Available in our office  
College Fairs
PSAT
The PSATs are administered to all students in October of their sophmore year
Financial Aid

FAFSA

Fill out your FAFSA early.  Check your specific college for deadlines as they use this to determine their financial aid packages.  Click here to start the process.   


New York State Higher Education Services and New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association are hosting an online 2021-2022 FAFSA completion event Tuesday, March 30 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. This online event requires an appointment. Students may register at this link:  

https://startheregetthere.ny.gov/online-fafsa-completion-events 

 

Fall 2021 college bound seniors are encouraged to attend this event if they have not filed their 2021-2022 FAFSA or if they have general questions about the financial aid application process. Financial aid professionals from across New York State will help students complete the FAFSA and TAP applications and answer basic questions families may have. 

 

Students are encouraged to do the following prior to their appointment:  

  • Obtain an FSA ID for the student  
  • Obtain an FSA ID for one parent  
  • Gather the documents needed to complete your FAFSA/TAP application

Visit https://startheregetthere.ny.gov/completing-the-fafsa to learn more about the financial aid application process, FSA ID information, and to obtain a list of documents required to complete the FAFSA.  


Questions regarding this free event should be directed to LaSonya Griggs at [email protected].   

 SUNY Financial Aid Days: 

 
SUNY's Financial Aid Days are designed to answer questions and provide assistance regarding the financial aid application, types of aid available, and the award process.

Click here to view a list of SUNY financial aid days.

Students can register for all virtual events at www.suny.edu/studentevents or by calling 1.800.342.3811.
Career Exploration
Guidance Direct Career Connections is a personalized and comprehensive resource that helps you explore your college and career interests.  Open a world of opportunities by clicking the link below:

www.guidancedirect.com (click on the "Student Login")

user id: 3749111

password: A83S5702
Scholarship Information
Seniors: There are MANY new scholarships posted on our webpage. Click here for more information & applications!
College Information

All seniors planning to attend college next fall should be working on their applications and visiting colleges during open houses.  Stop by the Guidance Office  and take a look at the Open House wall to see when Open House is for the colleges you are interested in. If you need help with your applications, see Mrs. Nordberg as soon as possible.


Below are links to the SUNY App and the Common App.  You should be applying to colleges and making your final decisions soon.

https://www.suny.edu/applysuny/ 

https://www.commonapp.org/ 

 

Here is a link to a College Planning Calendar that includes comprehensive checklists for seniors and their parents to guide them through their college planning and help them stay on track. 

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