Monday, October 31, 2016

Fair Opportunity Project College Admissions and Financial Aid Guide

The Fair Opportunity Project has provided a guide to assist students with college admissions and financial aid. The guide has sections on the college application, affording college, before college applications and essays that worked. Please download the guide here. It is a great resource for students.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Application Material Drop Off for University of Houston and Texas State University

University of Houston & Texas State University would like to invite students to attend their Application Materials Drop Off Event on November 2nd, 2016  from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. They will be hosting the event at Starbucks Coffee House (500 E. Ben White Blvd, Austin TX (I 35 & 71)). More information can be found below. 

Students are welcome to turn in Applications Fees or Fee Waivers, High School Transcripts, Test Scores, Resumes, Letters of Recommendation, or Essays during the event. Please keep in mind all documents turned in must be official. With the exception of an SAT or ACT print out, they will accept any materials as official given to them by a school official.  As a reminder, the University of Houston’s Scholarship deadline is November 15th, 2016.
  
Application Material Drop Off Event
University of Houston & Texas State University
November 2nd, 2016 (Wednesday)
Starbucks Coffee House
500 E. Ben White Blvd, Austin TX (I 35 & 71)
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Finding Engineering!

Finding Engineering!

The Texas A&M University section of the Society of Women Engineers would like to invite high school students, parents, teachers and counselors to their 41st Annual High School Conference. It will be held Friday and Saturday, January 27-28, 2017 at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, TX. The conference is open to all high school juniors and seniors interested in math, science, or engineering related fields. Registration opens Monday, October 10, 2016 and closes Monday, November 17, 2016. Click here for more details.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

FAFSA Day

Round Rock ISD is hosting an all day event to support 2017 seniors and their parents in completing the free application for federal student aid (FAFSA) on Monday, October 24th from 8AM to 8PM at Round Rock High School.

Drop-ins are welcome, but you can make a thirty minute block appointment by going to https://rrisd2017fafsa.youcanbook.me

The FAFSA is for every 2017 senior. Completing the FAFSA gives students opportunities for campus based scholarships, work-study programs, Pell Grants, student loans and more.

Be sure to bring:
  • Valid ID (of student and parents)
  • Social Security Card (of student and parents)
  • Completed 2015 Taxes
To get started or for more information on the FAFSA visit www.fafsa.ed.gov

All individuals will be required to check in to the main office prior to entering the library. We will do our best to accommodate language preferences.


Monday, October 3, 2016

Business, Engineering, or Hotel & Restaurant Management Students

The University of Houston would love to see you at UH Spotlight 2016 WednesdayOct. 19! We think this event is a great fit for you. This is a unique chance for you to hear presentations and meet staff from the following departments and programs to learn more about the great things going on campus!
  •  Office of Admissions
  • Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • C.T. Bauer College of Business
  • Cullen College of Engineering
Our colleges are home to nationally ranked and competitive degree programs, and you will get an inside look into how we can help you reach your educational and career goals during and after college! You'll also be eligible to win a small scholarship just for attending!

We will provide a full program along with food and refreshments. We request that no more than one parent/guest accompany you.

Austin UH Spotlight 2016
WednesdayOct. 19
L.C. Anderson High School
8403 Mesa Dr.
Austin, TX 78759
Check-In
6 - 6:30 p.m.
UH Presentation6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

RSVP by Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the event coordinator, Cameron Newton, at clnewton2@central.uh.edu.