School Counseling Department

School Counseling Department
As the summer is quickly passing us by the School Counseling Department would like to share some resources to help students get a head start on the school year.  This is particularly important for our rising seniors as they approach college application season!

1.  July Checklist for Rising High School Seniors
2. Essay Tips: 7 Tips on Writing an Effective Essay 
3.  Kaplan Test Prep is offering free ACT & SAT online prep.  Be sure to check out what they have to offer! 
4. Kaplan Test Prep is offering a parent webinar to discuss the controversy surrounding the June SAT administration.  Nationwide students reported the test was "easier" then past administrations but students were surprised with their scores.  To sign up for this free webinar click here:Unhappy with your child’s June SAT® score? Kaplan experts will explain why the scores for this test appeared lower, and give solutions so your family can move forward successfully. This live, online event is free, but seats go quickly—sign up today at  
5.  It is never to early to start researching scholarship opportunities.