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College Day Online Registration: 

College Day is on Septmeber 15, 2015.  During this event you will have an opportunity to gather information from a number of colleges, career tech programs, and military recruiters.  Representatives from approximately 65 schools, etc, will be set up at tables in the new gym.  To make it easier to get information you will need to registar online now for this event at www.gotocollegefairs.com.  Select the Amherst County High School College Fair and complete the registration.  At the end of your registration you will be given a barcode.   Print and bring the barcode to the fair.  This barcode will be scanned by the college reps so that you will not need to fill out your information with each college.  This saves you time and allows more face-to-face time in talking with the college rep about your plans and questions.  Your information is only made available to the colleges you choose to visit and scan  your information.  So ~ registar now, print the barcode and bring the barcode on College Day (September 15).  You are all set! 

Senior and Juniors are invited to attend the University of Virginia High School Visitation program on Saturday, November 19, 2016.  This program gives young women a comprehensive look at engineering fields and UVA's engineering curriculum throught informative speakers and hands-on design activites.  Participants may have all levels of engineering experience or no experience at all but have an interest in the field.  See attached flier for more information about the event and instructions on how to apply online.  www.virginiaswe.org  Applications are due by Saturday, October 22, 2016.

 

Seniors:

  • College Day is September 15, 8:10-9:30 am.  Representives from a variety of Colleges will be attending this event.  Plan to be there.
  • FAFSA season begins October 1, 2016.  Students will be able to fill out the FAFSA for the 2017-18 school year.  Visit StudentAid.gov/fafsa to find out how to fill out the FAFSA and create your FSA ID. 
  • 2016 SAT Testing Dates: 

      Test Date                Deadline                  

      November 5             October 7

      May 6                    April 7

      June 3                   May 9

Register at sat.org/register

  • 2016 ACT Testing Dates:

   Test Date               Deadline

  December 10            November 4

Sign up at www.actstudent.org

 

  • Take time to look at the many wonderful resources below.

 

Juniors:

  • PSAT Testing date: November 2, 2016.  Sign up will be September 19th -21st in the cafeteria during all lunches.  See flyer below for more information.

 

Sophomores:

  • PSAT Test Date: November 2, 2016.  Sign up will be September 19th - 21st in the cafeteria during all lunches.  * Free for Sophomores*  See flyer below for more information.

 

Freshmen:

 "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." -Walt Disney

 

 

Resources:

High School Dual Enrollment

*Independent:

*Traditional:

*Early College:

*STEM Academy:

*Career/Technical:

See downloadable file for further details.

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