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Majors & Minors Night at TMHS - Feb. 12, 2019 (6:00 - 8:30 PM)

 
 
 
10th & 11th Grade Students and Parents are Invited to Attend!
 

Event Schedule

6:00 to 6:15 pm          TMHS Cafeteria                      General Session in the cafeteria

6:20-6:45 pm              Assigned Room                     Session 1     

6:50-7:15 pm              Assigned Room                     Session 2

7:20-7:45 pm              Assigned Room                     Session 3

7:50-8:15 pm              Assigned Room                     Session 4

8:20-8:30 pm              TMHS Main Hallway             Reps at tables to answer questions

 

Most of the following sessions will be available during each of the time slots above.  You can choose up to 4 sessions to attend.  It is come-and-go, so you may choose only the sessions you want to attend.  (Room locations are subject to change.  Final program will be available at event.)

Session Title

Presenter

Room #

Session

1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

General Topics

           

Texas Public University Admission

Learn more about the application process and many helpful tips to submitting a great college application to Texas public universities.

Kelly Tallerine

Texas State University

Cafeteria

In State vs. Out of State Admission

Many students would love to attend college out of state but are unsure of how to weigh the choices.  This session will cover how to being able to make a wise choice when deciding to attend in state or out of state.

Rachel Butler

Drake University

1302

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Learn the basics of financial aid, why it's important to file your FAFSA, FAFSA tips, and helpful scholarship resources.

Claudia Rosas-Castillo

Wells Fargo Bank

LGI 1404

Majors & Minors

           

Business Majors

Business is a competitive major with amazing opportunities.  Learn more about majoring in business and the different departments within.

Callie White

Kansas State University

1303

Education Majors

Discussion will focus on SFA’s Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, which has three focuses aspiring educators can choose from: Early Childhood (Pre-K and earlier), Elementary Ed., and Special Education. However, more information will be shared about other options in the field of education.

Nick Terrell

Stephen F. Austin University

1304

Session Title

Presenter

Room #

Session

1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Engineering Majors

Many of our students select engineering as their college major.  Learn more about the vast opportunities for students as an engineering major, what to expect in the application process, and much more.

Erika Taylor

Lamar University

Library

Fine Arts Major - How to Build a College Portfolio

Learn from New York Film Academy how to build a strong college portfolio.

Cody Smotherman

New York Film Academy

1308

   

Fine Arts Major - Do’s and Don’ts of Auditioning

Will you have to audition as you apply for your college major?  New York Film Academy shares their best tips on what to do and what to avoid as you prepare for your college admission auditions.

Cody Smotherman

New York Film Academy

1308

   

Music Majors

Find out what careers are available for music majors and learn about admissions to a selective program like the Blair School of Music.

Thomas Crespo

Assistant Dean of Admissions Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University

1307

Nursing Majors

Nursing is another popular major for students with a competitive applicant pool.  Learn more about the admissions process, prerequisites, and what options are available for entering the field of nursing.

Catherine Gray

Lone Star College, Tomball

Nursing

1306

 

 

Pre-Med Majors

Many students are interested in entering college as a Pre-Med major.  Learn what being a Pre-Med major is all about, how to move forward to planning for medical school, etc.

Tiffani Hoot

University of Alabama, Birmingham

1305

Veterinary Science

Find out about various careers in the veterinary field from vet tech to veterinarian and more.

Rachel Mutter

Lone Star College - Veterinary Technology

1311

Military

           

Military/ROTC Programs

Learn how the military can help pay for college, and much more.  ROTC programs are another way for students to be a part of a program while they receive their college education.

SSG Wheeler

US Army

1309

   

National Guard

Learn about about reserve options with the National Guard including state and federal education benefits.

Clayton Matthys

Navy

1309

   

Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets

Learn more about this amazing opportunity at Texas A&M University and all it has to offer.  Students can be a part of a historic and prestigious program on the TAMU campus.

Kim Berry

Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets

1310

Session Title

Presenter

Room #

Session

1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Community College/Trade Schools

           

Lone Star College

Lone Star College has a vast array of opportunities right here in our own backyard from earning credits to transfer to a 4 year university to earning certificates or workforce degrees.  Come learn more about what makes Lone Star College such a great option for many of our students.

Dr. Irene Briggs

Lone Star College, Tomball

1312

Lone Star College, Honors College

Did you know that there is an Honors College at each LSC campus?   The Honors Program is for students who need a little more out of their experience at LSC.  Students may gain a competitive edge for transferring to a 4 year and may qualify for full tuition scholarships, a stipend, and the opportunity to study abroad.

Ava Veselis

Lone Star College, Tomball

Honors College

1313

Selecciona un Título Universitario - Sesión en Espanol

Selecting a College Major

Struggling with choosing a major? This workshop will equip students and their families with strategies and career exploration resources to assist in the process of choosing a major. Students will have the opportunity to explore their interests and consider factors of the field they are interested in (salary, job growth, education requirements, etc.).

Selecciona un Título Universitario

¿Luchando por elegir un título? Este taller equipará a los estudiantes y sus familias con estrategias y recursos de exploración profesional para ayudar en el proceso de elección de una carrera. Los estudiantes tendrán la oportunidad de explorar sus intereses y considerar los factores de la carrera en el que están interesados (salario, crecimiento laboral, requisitos de educación, etc.).

Daniela Cortez-Guerra

Lone Star College, Tomball

CLASS (Center for Leadership, Academic, and Student Success)

1317

Workforce Programs

Having a successful career does not require a 4 year degree. There are many lucrative careers you can pursue through a 2 year trade or technical program.  There are great careers in energy and manufacturing, transportation, computer and information technology, construction and maintenance, and many more.

Whitnie Sanders

Texas State Technical College

1316