Loch Raven Reporter

To LRHS Freshmen and Sophomores from the College Counselor

Time is Flying!

We are already in to 3rd quarter and it is hard to believe how quickly the year is going. Remember that colleges will be looking at your grades from 9th, 10th and 11th grades when you are applying as well as your resume from those years. See below for some ideas on what you should be doing now as a 9th and 10th grader to prepare for college as well as some events that are coming up in our area. As always, feel free to reach out to me for assistance with the college search and selection process.

What Should I Be Doing Now?

-Visit colleges. You can schedule visits to schools by going to their websites and clicking on their "visit" link. Many schools hold weekly visitations as well as general Open Houses. Don't worry that you don't have a clue what you want to study in college or where you want to go. Simply visit different types of schools to get an idea of what you want and don't want in a college. It is better to visit colleges while they are in session rather than waiting till the summer. You want to get a feel for what the campus and school is like while the students are present. Look below for some local open houses and upcoming college events.


-Try a new club for the second half of the year or check out the service learning bulletin board for ideas on community service. You don't want to wait until your senior year to be active in your school and community. Colleges will ask and want to see what you have been involved in over the course of all 4 years of high school. See below for a link to the clubs and activities here at LRHS!

Coppin Open House

Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 8am

2500 West North Avenue

Baltimore, MD

Morgan State Open House

Thursday, Feb. 27th, 9am

1700 East Cold Spring Lane

Baltimore, MD

CCBC College Fair - Essex

Tuesday, March 10th, 6-8pm

7201 Rossville Boulevard

Baltimore, MD

CCBC College Fair - Catonsville

Wednesday, March 11th, 6-8pm

800 South Rolling Road

Catonsville, MD

DC/MD Black College Expo

Saturday, March 14th, 9am

14000 Jericho Park Road

Bowie, MD

NACAC STEM College Fair

Sunday, April 19th, 1-4pm

1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD

STAY IN THE LOOP WITH THE REMIND APP

-Freshman text @9269bc6 to 81010

-Sophomores text @ka2g34 to 81010

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