Counseling Updates

Connecting you to resources & opportunities (4/13/2023)

In this edition of the newsletter, you'll find information on:

  • Seniors - College Decision Day
  • Scholarship Night - April 21
  • Sierra College Academic Enrichment
  • Juniors - Class of 2024 - College athletics deadlines
  • Resources & Events for Families
Comparing Financial Aid Awards

Once you receive your award letters, use these two tools to help you fully understand your financial aid packages. Compare offers and see how much you and your parents will be expected to pay - now and later in the form of loans.

As the May 1 deadline approaches to make your final college decision, be sure to check your college portals regularly for the following information:

  • Admission decisions
  • Financial aid award
  • Student Intent to Enroll (SIR) process and how to make your deposit (if required)
  • "To Do" List: You may need to submit additional information/documents. Be mindful of deadlines.

Already decided? Check out WHAT'S NEXT!
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Sierra College Academic Enrichment grades 9-11

Interested in taking a course at Sierra College this Summer/Fall?

Now is the time to complete the application process. Click to see the 4 steps to enroll. Step #1 = Discuss options with your school counselor. For more details see the NJUHSD Academic Guide here.


Student Athletes Class of 2024

Take your first step to becoming a NCAA Student-Athlete. Resources include: checklist, information about D1, DII and DIII schools, eligibility criteria and much more!

Resources/Events for Families

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Care Solace

Care Solace is an online resource with a live line that assists individuals in finding local mental health-related programs and counseling services. NJUHSD’s partnership with Care Solace provides access to services for our students, staff, and families at no cost. All of the information that is entered on their platform is completely confidential and stored securely. Click HERE for more information.

Sierra College Earth Day Festival

This event is open to the public and free of charge. Campus Location: NCC Bell Tower Quad.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM.

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