HEIGHTS COLLEGE CENTER

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COLLEGE CENTER EVENTS

  • June. 2nd-Open Advising Hours @5PM
  • June. 4th-Open Advising Hours @11AM
  • June. 5th- Mens' Leadership Conference @9AM
  • June. 7th- Senior Go Texan Day @1PM
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THERE IS STILL TIME TO SUBMIT COLLEGE APPS

Apply Texas

Planning on applying to any two-year or four-year colleges in Texas? Apply Texas will allow you to easily complete one application and then copy it to the next University you want to apply to. Apply Texas has every public school and some private Universities as well!

Common App

Planning on applying to any Universities outside the state of Texas? Common App has over 400 Universities on it including some international. You can easily apply to multiple Universities with one website!

Common Black College Application

This platform offers students a more convenient, affordable means of applying to more than 60 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The Common Black App typically comes with a one-time application fee of $35, and the individual schools have no extra application fees.

Colleges still accepting applications!

  • University Deadline
  • Abilene Christian: Rolling
  • HBU: August 23rd
  • Lamar University: July 27th
  • Sam Houston State: August 1st
  • SFA: Rolling
  • St. Edwards: June 15th
  • TAMUCC: July 1st
  • TAMUG: May 1st
  • TAMUK: August 13th
  • Tarleton State: August 6th
  • Texas Tech: August 1st
  • TSU: July 15th
  • Texas Womens: August 1st
  • UH: May 31st
  • UHD: June 1st
  • UT Arlington: August 20th
  • UTSA: June 1st

EVENTS FOR SENIORS

Mens’ Leadership Conference

The district will host its first Mens’ Leadership Conference on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 9am-3pm. The goals are to empower and inform our current male teaching staff, inspire the next generation of male educators (i.e. seniors with interest in education), as we hear from current educational leaders of their journeys. The event will also address why males are more critical than ever in our public education.


Participants will be inspired by our keynote speaker, world renown educational leadership consultant, Principal Buruti Kafele as he leads off the conference by framing this critical need in schools and surrounding communities. In a conference style format with concurrent informational sessions, attendees will actively engage in presentations and collaborative discussion with district leaders by taking a deep dive into the multiple pathways to support our schools.


From the Social Emotional Learning Department to Central Operation, the men will walk away with a renewed vigor to go take on the challenges at their schools, as well as, have a game plan for their next career move, by exposing them to leadership opportunities to make the impact needed in the lives of our K-12 student population.

If you have any questions, please contact Kenneth Brantley kbrantl1@houstonisd.org


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The Texas Success Initiative (TSI)

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is a program designed to determine if a student is ready for college-level course work in the general areas of reading, writing and mathematics. It will also help determine what type of course or intervention will best meet the student's needs and to assist in becoming better prepared for college-level course work.


If you are interested in taking the TSI assessment. Go to this link and complete the process rmd.me/V0ZejFFoHkY by May 14th. Complete only if you plan to test.

**The assessment will be administered at Heights High School on May 19th and May 20th.

Financial Aid

Complete the FAFSA

FAFSA Completion


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:


Parent and Student 2019 1040 (Income Taxes)


Parent and Student 2019 W2

Complete the TASFA (for DACA/ Undocumented Students)

TASFA Completion


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:


Parent and Student 2019 1040 (Income Taxes)


Parent and Student 2019 W

INCOME TAX SUPPORT

Baker Ripley Tax Center: 6500 Rookin Street, Suite C-101, Houston, TX 77074~ 713-272-3755

* Free Services for families earning up to $58,000: Tax returns, amendments, Free e-filing, ITIN applications.

* Preparing tax return and amendments for 2015-2020.


** Schedule your In-Person tax preparation appointment HERE

SELECTED FOR VERIFICATION

What is Verification?

Verification is a process where additional documentation must be provided to a college/university to confirm the information provided on a student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is correct. The federal government requires colleges and universities to verify or confirm the data reported by students and their parent(s) on the FAFSA

REQUEST YOUR TAX TRANSCRIPT

Go to the IRS Website


Option 1: Order Online If you or your parents have a credit card you can create an account and get the transcript online immediately.

1. Visit: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get‐transcript

2. Create an account (use the information for whomever you are requesting the account for)

3. Request a 2019 tax transcript


Option 2: Order by Mail If you or your parents do NOT have a credit card AND you live at the same address where your parents’ 2019 taxes were filed, use this option:

1. Visit https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get‐transcript

2. Select “Get transcript by mail”

3. Enter information exactly as it appears on the 1040 tax form

4. Request a RETURN TRANSCRIPT for 2019

HOW CAN I AFFORD COLLEGE??

SCHOLARSHIPS

HOT Scholarships ** UPDATED FOR MAY!
  • Updated Monthly By HISD College Readiness


Scholarships Open to Students without US Citizenship Status/ SSN

  • Updated for May!


The Association of Hispanic School Administrators

  • Students perusing a degree in Education
  • Amount $2,500
  • Deadline: May 9, 2021
  • STUDENT MUST USE HISD GOOGLE ACCOUNT TO ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP.

Ms. Thwaits and Ms. Schumacher

Make An Appointment


Email:

Ms. Thwaits: Kalena.Thwaits@houstonisd.org

Ms. Schumacher: cschuma2@HoustonISD.org



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