Connections Weekly Newsletter
May 12, 2023
Class of 2023 - Advisor Skip Zickmund
Build a personal campus resources directory: Learn about the services available on your college campus and keep track of them here. It will serve as an important guide as you settle in on campus in the fall.
FINAL Transcripts: TCA, specifically the registrar, will send final transcripts to colleges in mid-June. Seniors, using Naviance, indicated the college where they wanted their final transcript to be sent. Requests for final transcripts can be made in Naviance through June. After June, requests must be made using the TCA website.
Class of 2024 - Advisor Skip Zickmund
How to Write a College Essay: Wondering how to get started on your college essays this summer? Read this step-by-step guide, which walks you through the process.
Free test prep: If you’re planning to test in late summer into the fall, take advantage of these resources:
How to Create a College List (with tracking spreadsheet): Keep making progress. Make sure you’re excited about all the schools on your list, not just the reaches. Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be is a great read.
CLASS OF 2025 - Advisor Joanna Peters
CLASS OF 2026 - Advisor Joanna Peters
Career & College Visits
West Point Admissions is hosting a Facebook Live Information Brief on Monday, May 15 from 3-4pm. Find out how to apply, get your questions answered, cadet life and much more.
In the Community
The Regional Officers of Admission of the Rockies (ROAR) will be hosting nine events throughout the Front Range as part of their Summer College Search Series. Each event will feature a panel discussing the college search and application process followed by a college fair with almost 30 out-of-state colleges participating. The dates include:
Thursday, June 8th: 6:00p - 7:30p | Colorado Springs - Library 21c (1175 Chapel Hills Dr)
Friday, June 9th: 1:30p-3:00p | Lone Tree - Lone Tree Library (10055 Library Way)
NASA’S Universe of Learning is sponsoring a NASA's Astrophoto Challenge event May 15 - July 31. In this challenge, you will try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process your own.
Clarkson University will be hosting Horizons, a weeklong, overnight summer camp experience for students to explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) concepts in a fun and engaging atmosphere. Sessions are 7/9-14 and 7/16-21. Deadline to apply is June 15.
Career Focus - Agriculture
Save The Date: PSAT/NMSQT Exam - Next Year
The 2023-24 PSAT/NMSQT exam will be digital. Currently, you can complete full-length practice tests.. Per College Board: PSAT/NMSQT practice tests will be available in Bluebook (the digital platform) starting in late spring 2023. At that time, you can Download the Bluebook App and Practice.
Connections Center (Career & College)
Skip Zickmund, Assistant Director - 11th & 12th Grades, AP
Jodi Hoffman, Office Manager - Rep Visits, Community Service