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PASSHE College Fair–December 17th
All 14 PASSHE (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education) colleges will come to the college fair tomorrow (12/7) at the School District Building (440 N Broad St) from 3:30 PM to 7PM. It will be a great opportunity to be acquainted with the Philly state schools.
Congratulations Pedro Castillo!
Pedro was accepted to Philadelphia University and offered the Kanbar Full Tuition Scholarship. Philadelphia University is Pedro’s first choice. Let us know about your acceptances!
Search for Scholarships using the Scholly App–Get your FREE access code!
Your Scholly codes are available today! Email Jackie Devlin (College Office intern) at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your code and start looking for scholarships that fit your profile.
More Scholarships with December Deadlines
Keep working on scholarship applications; remember you can often reuse/revise essays for different colleges. Here’s the list.
Scholarships For Women
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Students are sometimes asked to provide an official transcript to an academic institution, summer program, or community agency. All SLA students in grades 9-11 can request official transcripts by completing a Transcript Request form HERE. (When students are asked for unofficial grades, a report card or grade printout from SchoolNet will be sufficient.) Bring all completed requests to the College Office, room 312.
- Allow TWO WEEKS to process the request.
- If sending request via email, complete the Transcript Request form, scan, and email (preferably in .PDF) back to Mrs. Hirschfield at email@example.com.
- Seniors who need official transcripts must add it to the Transcript Request Log in the College Office.
Click here to view the Class of 2017 School Profile.
Would you like to visit colleges but it’s too far away and expensive? Fly-in programs offer students the opportunity to stay overnight on campus to get a feel of their college environment and see if it’s the right college for you.
Check out this list for colleges who offer fly-in programs with financial assistance for eligible students.
Remember to keep track of the upcoming application deadlines for the programs you are interested in.
Income-eligible seniors who took the SAT or SAT Subject Test using a fee waiver will receive four college application fee waivers from College Board.
Here are the most frequently asked questions regarding the fee waivers.
Here are a few scripted questions that Juniors and Seniors can ask when talking to College Admission Representatives:
-Do you have any professional programs? (eg: does your liberal arts school offer a teaching credential, is your nursing program accredited)
-How many students on campus do research with their professors? How easy will it be for me to find academic mentorship at your school? Continue reading
SLA Graduation Requirements
If you’re interested in applying to any test optional schools, click here for a list of schools that may be of interest to you.
Attention freshmen, sophomores and juniors!
If you want to participate in a summer enrichment program, or want to apply for a scholarship, come to the college office and request a transcript to be sent!
Use THIS CHART to help you figure out your GPA on a 4.0 scale. As a general rule SLA GPAs are unweighted.
It’s so important for students to begin prepping for their college entrance exams! There are tons of great test-optional schools, but some of them may require ACT/SAT test scores to be considered for merit scholarships.
Here’s a list of Test Prep Resources to help you get started!