Happy Senior Year!

Fall 2017

Where are you in the process?

* What's your plan?

*Have you researched colleges for academic, financial and personality fit and created a list of colleges that have interested you?

*Have you visited colleges?

*Do you know your application deadlines and types of admission?

*Do you have a job lined up?

*Are you taking a gap year?

Transcript Review

Check your transcripts for...
115 credits
4 years: English
4 years: Math
3 years: Lab Science
2 years: US History
1 year: World History
4 years: PE
1 year: Health
1 year: Tech

INDIVIDUAL MEETINGS

Ms. Turgeon will email you with your meeting date/time.

If you would like an early meeting (Sept or Oct) then please email Mrs. Turgeon at kturgeon@bbrsd.org.
Everyone else will be scheduled in December-ish.

Senior Workshops

Friday, September 29th from 11am-12pm: College Essay Writing Workshop

Monday, October 2nd from 11am-12pm: Understanding the Common Application

Tuesday, October 3rd from 11am-12pm: Job Corp presentation. Learn more about this no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the US Department of Labor that helps young people improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.

Wednesday, October 4 from 11am-12pm: College Essay Critique Workshop
Please email your essays to Mrs. Turgeon at kturgeon@bbrsd.org by OCTOBER 2nd at 9am!!

All presentations will be held in the library.

Seniors must sign up for any or all of these workshops through their Naviance account.

Click here for step-by-step directions how to sign up for college visits and workshops in Naviance.

IF YOU ARE STILL BUILDING YOUR LIST...

Step Up To College APP

Demo video!

This app includes:
*a college guide
*resume builder
*finding your fit
*college visit checklist
*SAT & ACT dates
*cost calculator
*and MORE!

College Visits

Forms in counseling office & on website
3 excusals over junior and senior year
Fill out PRIOR to visiting the college
Have parents sign before asking me


Find the form HERE!

College Admission Reps visiting Tahanto

Please sign up through Naviance using your email address and password at least a day prior to the visit
All passwords have been reset to tahanto
Naviance link

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

Have you asked teachers for letters of rec?

Ask 2 teachers face-to-face.
Be strategic on who you are asking!
Make the request in Naviance (Find the form on how to do make that request HERE!)
SAY THANK YOU!!

Have you filled out your senior questionnaire?

Email me when it is complete!

SAT & ACT Test Dates

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SAT dates

Click HERE!

FREE SAT Prep

September 14th – “Taste of the SAT” – ideal for students entering the 11 th grade who want to find out what the SAT is like and how they can start to prepare ->Register NOW


September 21st – “SAT Power Hour #2” – more tips on how to tackle those “high frequency” questions ->Register NOW


Any questions? You can reach Personal Best Test Prep at 802-424-2378, email us at

or check out our website

ACT dates

Click HERE!

Requesting Transcripts

Get form from the counseling office.
Put in bin on Mrs. Turgeon's desk 1 week prior to the deadline.
All transcripts, LORs, any secondary school reports will be sent through Naviance.

Find the form HERE!

Scholarships

Search for scholarships in Naviance!

Best Colleges List

What colleges made the list? Click HERE to find out!

Fall 2017 Counseling Newsletter

Click HERE!

School Counseling Wesbite

Click HERE!

Email me with questions!

Lauren Clark
School Counselor
lclark@bbrsd.org