KOHS College & Career Newsletter

For all up to date college and career information

Welcome Back!

Hey Panthers! We know we are off to an unusual start this year, but the counseling department wants you to know how excited we are to work and help with all of your college, career and military plans. We have some exciting information, and lots of great resources for you to use, so make sure that you are checking back often and following us on twitter. Also, please don't hesitate to reach out to Mrs. Shock at kocollegeandcareercenter@kleinisd.net for any questions or assistance!


Stay Calm...Be Positive...Work Hard...Dream Big

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IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

KISD College Night 2020

October 13, 2020

6:00-8:00 PM


To register, visit: https://falltacrao.swoogo.com/2020Virtual

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Dual Credit Information

Allison Wallace

KOHS Counselor

awallace3@kleinisd.net

832-484-5035

Dual Credit Start Date

All dual credit courses taught on campus by Klein teachers will start on September 8th – January 15th. However, any courses taught by LSC professors at Klein Oak such as Business Information Management 2 or any other courses taken directly at Lonestar college will start on August 24th- Dec.13th. Students taking BIM 2 and other courses taken directly at LSC are expected to log into their D2L account on August 24th to begin working on their course. I have attached instructions on how students can access their D2L account.

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Lone Star Leadership High School

Sophomores and Juniors! Lone Star College is now accepting applications for their Leadership High School program. This is a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills and engage in one-on-one discussions with community leaders from diverse backgrounds and industries.


The deadline to apply is September 25th.

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COLLEGE RESOURCES

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Panthers! Please check these links FREQUENTLY for all up to date college information!
Testing Newsletter

Information and resource guides for SAT/ACT/ASVAB/TSI testing.

The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation

A complete guide to Texas college and universities, financial aid programs and Piper Foundation Programs.

College Information Sessions

Information on all upcoming university sponsored virtual sessions.

University Major Information

Program information, provide by universities, to help with college planning.

Houston Area Recruiters Network - Admissions Guide

Detailed admissions information from over 70 college and universities that belong to the Houston Area Recruiters Network (HARN).

Houston Area Recruiters Network YouTube Channel

Videos from area college recruiters over various topics.

NACAC College Admissions Status Update

A list of worldwide college and university admissions updates.

University Program Opportunities

A continually updated list of programs offered throughout the year.

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Transcript Request Link

The transcript request form can be found here.

You MUST request your transcript from the Klein Oak Registar.


Once requested from the registrar you and/or your counselor will be able to access a copy of your transcript and provide uploading requests. Each upload is a separate request.


For any transcript questions or concerns, please email: koregistrar@kleinisd.net

  • Fees for transcripts are currently still being waived
  • You must submit a separate form for each transcript you are requesting.
  • All unofficial transcripts that are requested will be mailed and NOT available to pick up in person.

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FINANCIAL AID/SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

MONEY, MONEY, MONEY!!

Mrs. Shock (kocollegeandcareercenter@kleinisd.net) and the entire senior counseling team are here to help you stay in the loop with all of the many scholarship opportunities!


Remember- You can apply for scholarships at ANY TIME! There are scholarships for everyone.


Please check out the links below for important info and updates!!!

KISD: Financial Aid Night

A 45-minute presentation to learn about types and sources of financial aid, how to apply for FAFSA, and gain scholarship search and application information.
Scholarship Newsletter

A list of scholarship search engines, as well as other scholarship opportunities!

Scholarship Recognition Form

Please upload all your scholarship offers. You do not have to accept an offer to be recognized.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

College Visit Information

Juniors and Seniors! Remember if you go to campus to take a college visit, you must bring an official letter, on college letterhead, to attendance when you return to school.


The letter must include:


  • Name
  • Date of Visit

You are able to take TWO college visits per year!

Career interest inventory... be sure you are picking a future that matches who you are!

https://www.truity.com/test/holland-code-career-test


Take this short test to find out what type of careers match your personality.

ASVAB Test Coming

Tuesday, Oct. 20th, 8am

22603 Northcrest Drive

Spring, TX

Testing will be available for all 10th, 11th and 12th graders.


More information and sign up forms will be available soon!