Counseling Newsletter

College Updates - 9.11.2020

Dear Seniors and Parents,

We are excited to begin this newsletter to provide you with lots of great information. This update will be all about college! You can contact Mrs. Hamilton for any College & Career related questions.

AHS Counseling Department

SCOIR - To simplify the college application process

This year we will be using SCOIR for college applications. SCOIR is a network that combines everything in one place for students, parents, high schools, and colleges. Students will be able to:

  • search colleges
  • build their college list
  • submit brag sheets
  • request recommendations
  • and more!

Students should view the Get Started Guide and follow the instructions to register their account.

Parents can visit for more information.

2020 Virtual College Fairs

College Visits at Archer

We will be hosting virtual college visits on Fridays. Students should monitor announcements from the Counseling Department to see when visits are scheduled and register on eClass for each visit they would like to attend.


The Gates Scholarship

The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.

Deadline: September 15, 2020

Visit to apply.

QuestBridge National College Match

QuestBridge is a scholarship program with some of the nation's best colleges, for low-income seniors who have excelled academically.

Deadline: September 29, 2020

Visit to apply.

Other scholarships can be found on eClass - AHS Counseling Corner or on Archer's College & Career Website.

Senior Advisement Lessons

The counseling department will be delivering advisement lessons on Fridays to go over important information for college admissions, financial aid, and other topics. Recordings of the lessons will be available for viewing on eClass and Archer's College & Career website.

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Twitter: @ArcherCounsel

Remind: or text @tigersinfo to 81010

Archer HS Counseling Department

9th grade - Cayla McMichael

College & Career - Nicole Hamilton

A-D - Blair Morton

E-Lee - William Maloney

Lef-Rn - Kimberly Spence

Ro-Z - Erin P Kilpatrick