CG Counselor Update

October 2018

Welcome to the newest members of Student Services!

Upcoming Events

October ACT

Friday, September 28, is the deadline to register for the October 27 ACT.

Late registration, September 29 - October 14. Late fee $30.

https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

Chicago National College Fair

McCormick Place, Saturday, September 29, from 11am to 3 pm.

https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/national-college-fairs/chicago-national-college-fair/

Milwaukee National College Fair

MCC College Fair

McHenry County College on Thursday, October 4, from 6-8 pm.

http://www.mchenry.edu/collegefair/

MTI Career Expo

Made in Your Own Backyard: An Open House for Manufacturing, Trades, and Industry

A localized version of MFG Day, a national day of recognition to inspire a future generation of manufacturers. On Thursday, October 4, from 5:15pm - 8:00pm, buses will depart from all D155 high schools to tour various Crystal Lake manufacturing companies, including General Kinematics, Heartland Cabinetry, Precision Water Jet, and Mathews Company.

http://ww3.d155.org/news/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1112

ACT Test Dates 2018-19

October 27

December 8

February 9

April 13

June 8

July 13*


*Cary-Grove HS is a national test center for all above dates except the July test date.


Register for the ACT at https://www.act.org/

SAT Test Dates 2018-19

October 6

November 3

December 1

March 9

May 4

June 1


The SAT is offered locally at Crystal Lake South HS and Woodstock North HS.


Register for the SAT at https://www.collegeboard.org/

College Representative Visits to CGHS (October)

Juniors and Seniors, don't miss out on the opportunity to visit with college representatives from all over the U.S. as they provide updates on admission requirements, cost, scholarships, and much more.

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=2bbn1187bkeojq3hng5gbnct6i3rsu3d%40import.calendar.google.com&ctz=America%2FChicago

FAFSA Completion Nights

The FAFSA form is a required document that must be completed in order to be considered for federal and state grants and student loans for college. Financial Aid experts will be available to help you complete the online FAFSA form.

http://www.mchenry.edu/news/ViewMccNewsById.asp?NewsId=9445

College Athletics

If your student is hoping to compete in Division I or II college athletics, let your student's counselor know. High school course selection, grade point average, and standardized test scores all play a part in this process.


NCAA Eligibility Center - https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/