Junior College News Highlights, April 21, 2014


The JEVS SAT class will still meet on Tuesday, April 22, 2014; however, this is an early dismissal day for students so the class will begin promptly at 1:15pm in Room 313.


Please remember to take a few minutes to complete the SAT and ACT Post Survey in Naviance to help with our college office data project.  Spread the word to your classmates! Your participation is greatly appreciated!

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Senior College News Highlights, April 21, 2014

May 1st = College Decision Day!

May 1st is the deadline to notify most colleges of your attendance decision.  Please be sure to review all of your financial aid packages prior to your decision.  If you have any questions about your packages, please stop by the college office- Mrs. Hirschfield would be happy to help you understand your offers.

The Senior Checklist provided in advisories will be a helpful tool while you wrap up the college process.  Don’t forget that most schools require a deposit to hold your room space if you plan to live on campus.

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Interested in taking a year off after Graduation?

Preparing for life after graduation could be quite stressful; deciding what college to attend, what you want to major in or even if you want to take a year off to explore your options.  It is typical for students who take a gap year to use the extra time to travel, get an internship, find a job to pay for their expected college tuition or just to decide what career path they are interested.  If you are interested in a gap year see the links below:


Internships/Job Opp

AmeriCorpsCity Year

Study Abroad/Travel

AmeriCorps NCCC

Flying Fish

CIEE: Gap Year Abroad

Andeo International Homestays

The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts

Adventures Cross-Country

 Volunteer/Community Service

Urban Technology Projec

Interested in GAP Year?

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Upon graduating from high school this year, many students will be heading off to college in the fall to begin their undergraduate education.  While attending college right after high school is the usual route for most students, taking a year off from studies to travel, volunteer or study abroad are also some options.  Continue reading