EVHS Counseling Climate Check

Edition #2: 10.13.2020

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Parents of Seniors

Counselors created quick step- by-step videos to help you through the college application process- check them out!



Class of 2021 College Process Documents and Instructions

  • Watch the ‘Intro to the College Process’ video here!

  • View the Transcript Release Process for Eastview Students & Parents here. Watch the ‘How to Request a Transcript’ video here!

  • View the Eastview High School Steps to Submit the Common App here. Watch the ‘How to Apply via Common App’ video here!

  • View the steps to submit College Applications here.(NOTE: NOT for use with The COMMON APPLICATION. See Common App guidelines sheet instead.) Watch the How to Apply to College video here!

  • View the steps to request recommendations from EVHS Staff Members here. Watch the ‘How to Request Recommendations’ video here!


Students can find these:

  • Naviance account homepage → Scroll to bottom --> From My School → Pages

  • Schoology Class of 2021 → Resources→ College Resources



(New) Private EVHS Virtual College Visits!

Come and speak to your Admission Counselor!

The Representatives will talk about the application process and life on campus!

Feel free to ask questions.


Oct 21st

University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire 11am

Student Link to Sign up https://apply.uwec.edu/register/?id=5b51ca5d-8504-4299-b045-3e09367decc5


Oct 28th

Minnesota State University, Mankato 11am

Student Link to Sign up https://minnstate.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xa5puvdnTp-VDo0stX5kjw


Winona State University 1pm

Zoom Link https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/383001639SENIORS! Another scholarship opportunity for you!



(New) Seniors only: COCA COLA SCHOLARS

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 32nd class in 2020, the Foundation has provided over 6,300 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $72 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Our application is open! High school seniors can apply.


https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/



Nov 1st deadlines and free apps this month!

If you are applying for any November 1st college deadlines and need official transcripts or letters of recommendation submitted, you must make these requests by Oct. 18th at the latest to ensure an on time delivery.

Please see the instructions on how to do so in the Resources folder in Schoology class of 2021 → College Resources



October is MN Goes to College Month

Many colleges waive their application fees - check out the list here

Take advantage of the great opportunities to connect with your colleges of interest! View all upcoming Virtual College Visit Events or go to Naviance under “What’s New”.

You should also reach out directly to your colleges to see any other events they may be offering.



Minnesota State Week--MEA Break is coming!

October 12-16, 2020

Fall is a great time to explore Minnesota State and learn more about your 37 state colleges and universities!

Over the MEA break, each of the 30 colleges and 7 universities of Minnesota State will be offering special visits — including virtual visits — for high school students. Get a feel for what college is all about and receive a promo code to use the week of October 25-31 to waive your application fee when you apply!

All Minnesota State colleges and universities are waiving their application fee October 25-31.


MN Virtual College Fair

This is a great opportunity to promote and connect with over 200 colleges or attend information sessions. They have college specific sessions and also other great topics :


Affording Private College

Diversity and Inclusion in MN State Universities

How to Visit Colleges when you can’t visit colleges

2 year to 4 year- transferring made easy

And more!


Check the schedule out at: http://mn-acac.org/virtualcollege

Register at www.mn-acac.org. Students should register for each session they want to attend. Once they register, they'll receive a confirmation email with their unique link to join the Zoom webinar. When students register, they are sharing their registration information only with the colleges presenting on that particular panel. StriveScan does not sell or share personally identifiable student information with any other third parties. Parents can register using their student's information.

(New) Native American College Fair

The Native American College Fair was started in 2013 as a way to bring colleges, universities and training programs to Twin Cities Native youth and their families. We provide a setting that allows students to have meaningful conversation with representatives about college life, courses and admission & financial aid requirements.


Although we enjoy gathering with you each year in order to protect everyone’s health this year we will not be having an in-person event, instead we have created a website for Native Youth, their families and community members which features information and videos provided by colleges, universities and financial aid opportunities. The website also features videos created by a variety of Native professionals and college students, including a recorded panel of college students discussing their educational experiences. The website can be accessed at https://sites.google.com/view/2020nativeamericancollegefair beginning the morning of Friday, October 9, 2020 and will remain available at least through the end of October.

Basics of Financial Aid Videos - The FAFSA becomes available on October 1st

Join the Ripon College (Wisconsin) Office of Financial Aid staff as they walk you through the basics of the financial aid process including how to fill out your FAFSA in a 6 part series.

Mental Health Services Available at EVHS through Water’s Edge Counseling & Healing Center and Associated Clinic of Psychology

District 196 and Eastview High School offer Co-Located Mental Health Services to our students. EVHS has teamed with Water’s Edge Counseling & Healing Center and Associated Clinic of Psychology to provide an office space within the school and a convenient way for students to access therapy however, the clinic is separate from EVHS.

Grief Support

Eastview High School co-facilitates a grief group at EVHS with the Park Nicollet Growing Through Grief program. This group is for students that have lost an immediate family member. Please contact your son/daughter’s counselor for more information on the grief group beginning later this fall.

Looking for a job? Check out our virtual job board!

Go to Schoology → Groups→ My Groups→ Join Group→ Use Access Code RHRN-ST36-3GVBK

Then look under: Resources→ Current Job Openings

Eastview High School Counseling Website

For more details about our program and resources visit the Eastview Counseling website.

Eastview High School Counselors