College Info Sessions-Friday, Oct.19th!

During Card Time on Friday, October 19th the following colleges will have an info session @ SCHS:

University of Kentucky & Transylvania University

Students can sign up in the Guidance Office!

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October 16, 2018 at 3:13 pm

ACT Boot Camp Info!

The YSC is sponsoring an ACT Boot Camp next week to help students prepare for the 10/27/18 ACT test date. It will be held in our Library on Tuesday – Thursday from 4 – 5:30 pm. Each day will focus on a different subject. Students are eligible to sign up for all three sessions or just one session but they must sign up to attend. Sign up sheets are located in the guidance office. Spots are limited and are on a first come first serve basis. 

LINK: ACT Boot Camp 2018

 

October 16, 2018 at 11:29 am

College Information and Financial Aid Night!

ATTENTION PARENTS – The SCHS and ECS counselors will host our annual College Information and Financial Aid Night for parents of seniors on Thursday, November 8 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Scott County High School auditorium.  This is not a college fair, but rather a time for a representative from a local public university, private college, community college, and KHEAA to give general information about the college admissions process, application deadlines, ACT and SAT test scores, searching for scholarships, applying for financial aid, and completing the FAFSA form.  Please mark your calendar and plan to join us for an information packed evening!  Parents of sophomore and junior level students are also welcome.

 

October 12, 2018 at 1:27 pm

All Students: BCTC Now Has a Digital Prospect Card!

BCTC now has a digital prospect card…this allows us to only send students the information about the programs they are interested in. This will also help us to tailor each visit to SCHS. It’s super simple and very easy to do…takes just a couple of minutes. Even if they aren’t 100 percent sold on BCTC…they may learn something may have not already known.

www.Bluegrass.edu/prospect

October 11, 2018 at 10:11 am

University of Kentucky Info!!!

  • Open Houses for Seniors
    • Saturday, October 13th and  Friday, November 16th
    • Register Here – Please share this link with all of your seniors, all are welcome to attend on either date.
    • These are great events to tour campus, meet with different academic colleges including the Lewis Honors College, and learn about financial aid/scholarships.
  •  Scholarships
    • We have updated our scholarships this year and have released more details about exact offers to help students plan financially. Scholarship sheets are attached.
    • GSE
      • Kentucky counselors should note that students who complete the GSE program will now be eligible for the same scholarship opportunities as GSA and GSP students.
      • These awards begin Fall 2019 with the summer 2018 GSE graduates. Students that attended GSE in previous years are not eligible.
    • UK is a member institution of RaiseMe to help students identify scholarship opportunities and stay on track for future college funding during high school.
  • Application Information
    • Our letter of recommendation is still optional.
      • For most students, we encourage them not to submit a letter of recommendation. A recommendation letter would be helpful if the student has a learning disability, difficult family history, or other situation that would need explanation on their behalf to shed some light on the academic credentials.
    • We are in the process of onboarding with the Coalition Application, but for now we encourage students to use the Common Application or the UK application at applyuk.com.
  • Upcoming Deadlines
    • December 1: early action admission, academic/competitive scholarships, Lewis Honors College, priority deadline for William C. Parker.
    • February 15: regular decision admission (no consideration for academic/competitive scholarships or Lewis Honors College), William C. Parker Diversity Scholarship  (February 15th is application deadline however early application is encouraged)
  • Viewbook
    • An electronic copy of our viewbook can be found here. We are also always happy to mail you viewbooks if you would like some materials to keep in your office!
    • Students can create a customized viewbook here.
  • Campus Updates and Reminders
    • Our Visitor Center has moved over to our biggest and best new building, the Gatton Student Center.
    • On September 14, UK kicked off a new campaign branded “Kentucky Can.” Funds raised will benefit students in many ways, including student financial assistance and opportunities for research, Education Abroad, and internships.

 

October 10, 2018 at 10:14 am

Northern Kentucky University Open House!

NKU Black & Gold Open House!

Oct. 20/ Nov. 10/ Dec. 7

Check in begins @ 8:45 a.m.

Reservations required

nku.edu/visit

October 8, 2018 at 10:04 am

Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA)

GSA is looking for students with skills in their art form, passion for creativity, an open mind, collaborative spirit, and eagerness for learning to apply for the 2019 Summer Program.

The 2018 Summer Program Preliminary Round Application will launch also on Oct. 3rd. After the application opens you can direct students to the link to get started: https://app.getaccepted.com/kentuckycentergsa

Start your application as soon as possible at kentuckycentergsa.org and complete it by January 11, 2019. Submitting applications before this date is strongly encouraged.

September 28, 2018 at 11:13 am

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Students with last names A-Gi:
Nick Maxwell
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Students with last names Gl-O:
Julie Cron
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Students with last names P-Z:
Christina Watford
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Guidance Staff

Patty Cornett - Records Clerk
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Jamie Rogers - Secretary
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