COUNSELOR CORNER 10-12

COLLEGE AND CAREER COUNSELING- SEPTEMBER 2021

Announcements

The new College and Career Counseling website is now open. Follow this link to view the site.

JCC CCP Program Interest for Grades 9-12: You can learn more about the CCP Program by following this link. Career and College Promise programs are available at other community colleges as well but we collaborate closely with JCC. If you are interested in another community college please contact your counselor. Learn about program eligibility for 9th/10th grade and 11th/12th grade. To meet with the JCC Rep on Oct. 1st, you will need to COMPLETE JCC CCP INTEREST SIGN UP HERE by next week.

NC School of Science and Math Information Session for Freshman, Sophomores and Summer Ventures for Juniors: Freshman and Sophomores if you missed the session then you can view the recording here. Also, any interested Juniors check out the summer ventures program presented in the session.

Seniors Cap/Gown: Herff Jones will be coming on Sept. 22nd in Senior Seminar to talk with you about ordering graduation items. You will receive a packet with items and cost.

ASVAB for Seniors: October 6th, 2021 the ASVAB will be offered to all Seniors. It is not required but highly recommended. We will discuss your results in Senior Seminar as part of your career exploration.

Parents of Seniors: Thank you Senior parents for joining us for the parent meeting. If you missed the meeting then you can watch it here.

PreACT for Sophomores: All Sophomores (10th) will be taking the PreACT on October 11th. This is a required state test. More information will be coming soon.

PSAT NMSQT for Juniors: October 13th, 2021 for any Juniors who signed up to take the PSAT NMSQT. For any questions regarding this test please contact afowler@neusecharterschool.org.
Optional Means Optional- Don't Sweat the Scores!

The current testing waiver has been extended for first-year students applying for admission in Spring 2022, Summer 2022, and Fall 2022. Students have the option to submit test scores to many schools but are not required for admission decisions.

Planning for Financial Aid for College

It is important to develop a financial plan for college.

Scholarships - The Frequently Asked Questions
NC Promise

Through NC Promise, the state has significantly reduced student tuition cost to $500 per semester at three UNC System institutions: Elizabeth City State University, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Western Carolina University.

Guaranteed Transfer Programs

Programs between NC Community Colleges and NC Four-Year Colleges

UNC System Virtual Open House!

The UNC System is excited to be hosting the second annual UNC System Virtual Open House! This year current students from each university will share about their college experience and answer questions live.


Platform: Zoom Webinar Website

Follow this link to Register.

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Listing of Institutional Scholarship/Financial Aid Websites

UNC system colleges:


Appalachian State University- https://scholarships.appstate.edu/first-year-students

East Carolina University - https://scholarships.ecu.edu/

Elizabeth City State University - https://www.ecsu.edu/academics/enrollment-management-retention/financialaid/scholarships.html

Fayetteville State University - https://www.uncfsu.edu/paying-for-college/scholarships-(paying-for-college)

North Carolina A&T University - https://www.ncat.edu/admissions/financial-aid/types-of-aid/scholarships/freshmenscholarships.php

North Carolina Central University - https://www.nccu.edu/ssa/scholarships

North Carolina State University - https://studentservices.ncsu.edu/your-money/financialaid/types/scholarships/

UNC Asheville - https://www.unca.edu/admission/financial-aid/types-of-aid/scholarships/

UNC Chapel Hill - https://studentaid.unc.edu/incoming/what-aid-is-available/scholarships/

UNC Charlotte - https://ninerscholars.uncc.edu/

UNC Greensboro - https://admissions.uncg.edu/costs-aid/scholarships/

UNC Pembroke - https://www.uncp.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/scholarship-opportunities

UNC School of the Arts - https://www.uncsa.edu/financialaid/types-of-aid.aspx

UNC Wilmington - https://uncw.edu/finaid/scholarships.html

Western Carolina University - https://www.wcu.edu/apply/scholarships/index.aspx

Winston-Salem State - https://www.wssu.edu/admissions/scholarships-and-financialaid/scholarships/index.html


Other Colleges:


Elon University - https://www.elon.edu/u/admissions/undergraduate/financial-aid/scholarships/

Duke University - https://financialaid.duke.edu/undergraduate-applicants/other-sources-aid

Peace College - https://www.peace.edu/admissions-aid/costs-scholarships-financial-aid/scholarships-and-awards/

Meredith College - https://www.meredith.edu/financial-assistance/financial-assistance-undergraduatescholarships/

Shaw University - https://www.shawu.edu/Scholarships/

St. Augustine University - https://www.st-aug.edu/cost-aid/financial-aid/scholarship/ University of South Carolina - https://admission.usc.edu/apply/scholarships/

Wake Forest University - https://financialaid.wfu.edu/merit/

Wake Technical School- https://www.waketech.edu/financial-aid/types-financial-aid/scholarships

Johnston Community College- https://www.johnstoncc.edu/payingforcollege/financialaid/types-of-fin-aid/scholarship.aspx

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