Class of 2023 Counseling Update

October 2022

Hello Senior Class!

We're one month into your senior year! Keep checking your PowerSchool, attending school, and working through your assignments on Schoology. Knock out those fall credits now!

FAFSA IS NOW OPEN! Everyone should complete this to maximize their financial aid possibilities! See below for more information.

  • If you want to apply to college, figure out where you want to apply and start working on applications. They take longer than you think!
  • If you want to go into the workforce, start researching what career fields you would be interested in applying for jobs. Start contacting potential employers and making a resume.
  • If you want to join the military, I can connect you with a recruiter. Just let me know!

Ms. Reed's Class of 2023 Schoology Group

All students have been added to my Schoology group! This group has tons of resources about applying to college, getting financial aid, scholarships, etc.
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CRHS College Application Week - October 24th-28th

During College Application Week, students will be meeting with Ms. Reed to work on applications, research colleges, start the FAFSA...whatever you need! Keep an eye on your email to find out your appointment time!

We're also having a Financial Aid Night with Ms. Laura Shahan, Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Chesapeake College. She's an amazing resource for everything to do with financial aid and will answer all your questions!

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Fill Out College Applications Using these Websites!

Upcoming College Visits

Colleges will be meeting with CRHS students to discuss their programs and answer any questions students have! This is an excellent way to connect with admissions counselors at schools.

St. Mary's College of Maryland

October 4, 2022 at 1:30 PM

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Salisbury University

October 5, 2022 at 1:30 PM

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Towson University in Towson, MD

October 7, 2020 at 1:30 PM

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Delaware College of Art and Design

October 12, 2022 at 1:30 PM

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Washington College

October 13, 2022 at 1:30 PM

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York College of Pennsylvania

October 19, 2022 at 1:30 PM

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Towson University

October 20, 2022 at 1:30 PM

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Chesapeake College

October 25, 2022 at 1:20 PM

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Mount St. Mary's University

October 26, 2022 at 1:30 PM

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Stevenson University

October 27, 2022 at 1:30 PM

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Financial Aid

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How do I start getting money for college?

In October, the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FASFA) will open. ALL STUDENTS SHOULD COMPLETE THIS PROCESS. It doesn't matter how much your parents and/or you make. This is the first step in helping paying for college.

FASFA requires a lot of financial information, so start getting that information together soon.

What happens after I complete FASFA?

You'll receive a Student Aid Report that gives your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). This number helps determine what grants and loans you may qualify for as well as information about that aid. When the state of Maryland reviews your EFC, it will offer you other grants and loans as well.

What about scholarships?

Scholarships will help you pay for whatever isn't covered by the loans and grants you may receive through financial aid. Ms. Reed will email information about scholarships as she receives them. Apply to as many as you can!
FAFSA Overview


All scholarships are now on our school website at