Free Webinar on Top 10 College Application Mistakes
Due to the overwhelming response to the last presentation of the Top 10 College Application Mistakes webinar, ZAPS will once again be offering this FREE informational webinar for students and parents.
The webinar will be presented on March 10 at 6:00 pm CST by College Admissions Expert Jay London. The 30-minute webinar will go over the top 10 mistakes students make when applying for college admission and will allow students the opportunity to ask questions and get real-time answers from a college admissions expert.
To register, please visit www.zaps.com and click on the College Prep Webinar. Space is limited.
JMU Summer Honors Institute
JMU is offering a special opportunity this summer to qualified high school rising junior and seniors – the Summer Honors Institute. The weeklong (7/13-7/20) institute will provide students with a great opportunity to get a close glimpse of college life: live in a college dorm, sample classes, and engage with professors and current students. Participants will hear from representatives from JMU’s Admissions Office, who will explain the college admissions process, offering tips and answering questions. Representatives from the Career and Academic Planning Office will provide advice regarding the selection of a major and career preparation. Honors Program staff members will explain how participation in an honors program can enhance the college experience. There will be opportunities for students to participate in a variety of fun activities on and off campus. A more complete description of the program is available on the SHI website located here. There is a $650 fee per student, which will cover all SHI related expenses (room and board, class materials, activity fees, etc). Partial scholarships may be available for students with financial need.
Please contact Katie LaPira in JMU’s Office of Outreach and Engagement if you have questions or would like more information. Katie can be reached at email@example.com.
GMU's Summer Term for High-School Students
Interested in experiencing college before actually going to college? George Mason University offers a unique experience for rising high school juniors and seniors as well as graduating seniors. Participants may take freshman level courses during Session C of their summer Term which may be acceptable as transfer credit to any college in which the student enrolls. The application deadline for the 2014 Summer C Session (June 30 - August 8) is June 16, 2014. For more information, or to register, please click HERE.
Villanova University College of Nursing Open House
The College of Nursing at Villanova University is hosting an Undergraduate Open House for prospective students on Sunday, April 27, 2014. The program begins at 1:00 p.m. in the Villanova Rooms, Connelly Center. Students will be able to tour Driscoll Hall, a state-of-the-art nursing facility with ten clinical simulation labs, meet with nursing students and faculty, discuss their nursing curriculum, and tour Villanova's campus. To register and find directions for the Open House Program, visit www.villanova.edu/nursing.
Agents of Change Day
Agents of Change Day is a free, family, fun event that will be held on Saturday, March 29th, at Colonial Forge High School from 8am - 12pm. Please click here to see the attached flyer for more information!
Georgetown University Summer Programs
Georgetown University's Summer Programs for high school students afford students from around the nation and the world the opportunity to invest in and plan for their futures while expanding their horizons and finding their passions. The programs take students out of the classroom, allowing them to experience the action of congressional hearings, medical school labs, Pentagon briefings, foreign embassies, Capital Hill offices, prominent government institutions focused on security and intelligence, and other exciting Washington, DC events. Georgetown is now accepting applications for their summer programs, which fill up quickly. All materials are available here. Please note that April 15, 2014 is the Priority Application Deadline.
Rappahannock United Way Community Resources
The Rappahannock United Way connects people with free information on available community services and provides access to services in our community. If you, your family, or someone you know could use assistance for food, clothing, shelter, or more, please visit this link.
Germanna Community College News
Registering at Germanna Community College? If so, be sure to attend one of their Orientation Sessions now being offered. After registering, attendance at an orientation is strongly encouraged, as it will help your transition into the Germanna community a successful one. At orientation, you will receive the information you need to prepare for, select, and pay for your classes. Information regarding placements tests and disability services will also be provided. Orientation registration id open online at www.germanna.edu and is required. Look under the event calendar and find the orientation date that you would like to attend then click the "register" button at the top right of the web page and provide the required information. For more information call 540-891-3069
Need to use the Common Application? Please visit the following two and a half minute video on how to link the Common Application with Naviance.
College Visits coming to BPHS!
If interested in attending a college visit, students may sign up in the Counseling Department.
Please see Mrs. Gose. Students must sign up in order to receive a pass for the meeting.
Paul Mitchell 3/7/14 9:30am
Lincoln Tech 3/12/14 9:30am
SAT Test Dates for 2013 - 2014
Register on-line at www.sat.org/register
ACT Test Dates for 2013 -2014
Register on-line at www.actstudent.org
Fee is $36.50 (No Writing) or $52.50 (ACT plus Writing)
Late registration has an additional cost
Important Forms and Handouts
Registration information is available here. This includes the parent letter that has been mailed home, a sample registration form, and lists of the electives that available to the different grade levels.
Information on School Profile, policies, county calendar, etc.
Find information on planning for college, trade school or enlisting in the military and helpful websites to assist you with additional research.
Information on requesting a transcript from Germanna for DE students as well as enrolling.
Forms for both current and former students/graduates who need his/her transcript sent out. Please be sure to submit the correct form to the Counseling Department.
General information page for seniors
Learn about the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens (Steven Covey's program)
Do you know what courses you need to complete in order to graduate? Look here to check on your graduation requirements!