ERA High School Counselor

Quarter #1 2018-19 Elizabeth Tricomi

Eno River Academy Class of 2019 Senior Meeting

We held our first Senior Class meeting on August 27th. Our goals were to highlight some of the important timeline items at the beginning of senior year!


Here is a link to the presentation found on our Eno River Academy High School Counselor website:

http://erahighschoolcounselor.weebly.com/12th.html

College Representatives meeting with Eno River Academy Students

All students are invited through email to sign up for any of these sessions.


University of Alabama--September 25th (2nd block)

Appalachian State--October 3rd (3rd block)

UNC Greensboro--October 11th (4th block)

UNC Charlotte--October 18th (4th block)

East Carolina University--October 18th (lunch)

University of California at Berkeley--Oct 23rd (lunch)

Military Representatives meeting with students

US Air Force- October 4

National Guard- October 24

US Army- October 30

College Application Working Lunch available every Monday in Room 506

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Every Monday, students with questions about the college application process are invited to meet with Mrs. Tricomi and Ms. Cox. We also are available to assist students as they work on applications and all other related aspects to the college application process (scholarships, financial aid, residency determination, etc.)

Advisory Lessons during Quarter 1

Here are the lessons we covered during advisory this quarter. There is a link attached to my website so you can see the lessons for each grade level.


9th grade

Growth Mindset

Fixed vs. Growth Mindset

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: Part 1


10th grade

Class of 2021 Graduation Requirements, GPA, etc.

Conflict Resolution

Learning Empathy


11th grade

SAT and ACT College Entrance Exams

PSAT Sign ups & Post-secondary Planning

The College Application: How to Market Yourself


12th grade

Senior Class Meeting

College Application Overview

Paying for College


http://erahighschoolcounselor.weebly.com/

Welcome Ms. Rachel Cox to Eno River Academy

This year we are excited to have a UNC-Chapel Hill School Counseling intern work with us 3 days a week all year! Ms. Cox is from High Point, North Carolina and graduated from UNC-CH with a BA in Communication Studies in 2018. She is now enrolled in the Masters of Education School Counseling program. We are so happy to have her!

Financial Aid Night

We held our annual Financial Aid night on October 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm. William Harmon presented. Mr. Harmon is founder of Collegiate Financial Solutions and also an ERA parent.


http://www.collegiatefundingsolutions.com/

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Career & College Promise Night Presentation

Patricia Gould, director of Career and College Promise program at Durham Tech, presented the Dual Enrollment option to parents and students on October 4th at 7:00.

Introduction to High School Counselor

Mrs. Tricomi, our high school counselor and Ms. Cox, our UNC counselor intern conducted lessons for students in the Healthful Living classes on September 21st. The goal was to inform students how the counselor can help with academic, social/emotional, and career goals.


The lesson is linked on the 9th grade tab on my website.


http://erahighschoolcounselor.weebly.com/

Classroom Lesson on Career Key & Myers-Briggs

We met with students in English 1 this semester to set up CFNC accounts. College Foundation of North Carolina website assists students with planning, applying, and paying for college (www.cfnc.org). Then, students completed the Career Key assessment to learn more about their personality and jobs that align with their personality. Next, students took the Myers-Briggs assessment to see those results as well (www.16personalities.com). We discussed if they felt the results were accurate.

Juniors signed up to take the PSAT/NMSQT on October 10th

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PreACT test coming up for Sophomores on November 7th

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Don't Forget about SAT and ACT Test Prep Resources!

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Check out our Scholarship & Enrichment Links!