Always Check: Counselor Corner
* La Porte HS Website
* then, Campus Resources
* then, Counselor Corner
- this is about ongoing events, AP/PAP info, college lunch dates & times, SAT/Act info, course selection info. Deadlines, scholarships websites, all counselor related information. It changes weekly, so check it weekly!
College Visits – go visit colleges to see what you like/dislike.
*2 free visits per year (not counted absent, but will go against exemptions)
*Have to get approval form from Ms. Sadler prior to college visit.
NCAA – Athletes Apply NOW if you are going to play sports in college!!!
Athletes sign up at: www.eligibilitycenter.org
SAT/ACT college entrance tests:
The later part of your Junior year you should take the SAT/ACT tests to see where your test scores are and to have something to give to colleges your senior year. You should retake the tests if you do not score high enough to meet college entrance requirements. Check each college to see their requirements; each college is different.
SAT: apply at www.collegeboard.com
ACT: apply at www.actstudent.org
Start researching Scholarships & Colleges:
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