Connections Weekly Newsletter
November 10, 2023
If you took the October 5th PSAT/NMSQT, results will be available in your College Board account on Monday, November 6, 2023. If you took the October 23, 2023 PSAT/NMSQT, your scores will be available on Thursday, November 16, 2023. Click here for guidance on interpreting your score report.
Class of 2024
Letters of Recommendation: Remember to check your application deadlines for colleges and scholarships. We work while you work. For an application deadline of December 1, request your letters from teachers by November 17, and from Ms. Peters by November 1. As a reminder, here are the steps to request letters. Click here for a complete list of 2023-24 Application Deadlines.
Should you send your test scores with your college application? Check out this Sending Test Scores Flow Chart.
Save the Date
In the Community
November 21, 6:00 - West Point Admissions Information Meeting, Library 21c, Venue Room, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Sunday, November 12 – 11:00am-4:00pm
The Coalition for College offers a wide variety of resources. These upcoming classes help in the college application and financial aid process.
Preparing to Complete the FAFSA - November 28, 8:00-9:00pm
Scholarships, Awards and Other Financial Aid Information
At Champlain College, the Leahy Scholars Program is a renewable four-year program for students pursuing a degree in Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics, Computer Science & Innovation, and Data Analytics. Scholars receive a $10,000 merit-based scholarship for $40,000 over four years.
The University of Connecticut has a series of renewable Merit Scholarships for high school seniors with a record of high academic achievement and leadership. Students participating in the Guaranteed Admission Program also have a unique opportunity available through the President-to-President Scholarship.
Enrichment and Other Resources
The Center for Women’s Studies & Gender Research at Colorado State University offers a Social Justice thru the Arts summer institute that teaches basic social justice concepts through art-based practices.
The University of Colorado – College of Music is hosting Sphinx Performance Academy, a full-scholarship intensive summer chamber music and solo performance program with a focus on cultural diversity, for string musicians ages 11-17.
SEA Expedition Association offers SEA Expedition, a 2-week offshore summer program that provides students the opportunity to participate in every aspect of a challenging offshore sailing and oceanographic expedition, and SEASCape, a two-and-a-half-week summer program providing students the opportunity to explore coastal and offshore marine environments around Cape Cod, both scientifically and culturally.
Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama offers a Cybersecurity Summer Camp, designed to expose students to the world of cybersecurity and inspire them to pursue a career in cybersecurity or other STEM fields.
Grove City College will waive the application fee with this fee waiver code: ALUMNI24