2020 National Merit Finalists Announced
Essential information for 2020 seniors and parents of seniors
The Counseling Office has put together a short video on some important ‘end of the school year’ things for our seniors. Included are some brief instructions on requesting your final transcript, completing an important senior survey, and some reminders on grades, credits, and GPA. We know that sometimes you might have a question about these kinds of things, and we thought a quick video would be helpful. Enjoy!
Paying for College Presentations
Seniors be sure to look closely at the scholarships that are offered at the schools you are applying to. There are many scholarships offered at colleges. So be sure to visit their websites, and go to their scholarships link for more information.
Counselor Recommendation Request Form Please complete this questionnaire honestly and thoroughly. This will help your counselor assist you with your post-secondary plans and in writing letters of recommendation for college.
For the current schedule of college, visits click here.
Sending Colleges your transcripts
Portage Central High School has joined forces with Parchment to bring you Secure Transcript TM – the safe, paperless way to send transcripts directly to the colleges you choose. It’s easy, it’s secure, and it’s available 24/7.
The Common Application is a great source for students to use when applying for college. Once completed online, copies of the Application for Undergraduate Admission can be sent to any number of participating colleges. To access the Common application go to: https://www.commonapp.org
Free Application for Federal Student Aid –FAFSA
Seniors and parents of seniors here is some great FAFSA information for you! The link below has some very helpful information on the FAFSA, such as a checklist of the documents you need, how to set up your ID #’s, deadlines, and much more. Check it out! FAFSA Information
More important information about FAFSA
What’s a FAFSA? Free Application for Federal Student Aid
What website? Fafsa.gov
30 Quality Questions to Ask At A College Fair
The Kalamazoo Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is announcing its Electrical Apprenticeship Program.
- High school diploma
- An official high school transcript
- Must be at least 18 to apply
- Drug testing, background check required
- Desire to work construction in all weather
More information, along with apprenticeship application in the Counseling Office or at www.kalamazoojatc.com.