Welcome to the TMHS College & Career Web Page! 

 Oct. 12 (Tues.)
Baylor University
 Oct. 15 (Fri.)
Vanderbilt University
 Oct. 18 (Mon.)
University of Houston
 Oct. 22 (Fri.)
Texas A&M University
 Oct. 29 (Fri.)
Stephen F. Austin University
 Nov. 1 (Mon.)
UT Dallas
 Nov. 11 (Thurs.)
Texas Tech University
 
Click HERE for more information.

Some of the following information is being distributed as a community service. 

Tomball ISD is not a sponsoring organization for many of these activities or opportunities.

 

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Two Sessions Available at 6:00 & 7:00 PM

Session Format

Financial Aid Overview - Presented by College & Career Counselors

Review the financial aid process including FAFSA information

Scholarships - Presented by College Representative

Who is eligible, where to find to find them, and how to apply

The same information will be shared at each session. Space is limited, so please sign up for your session time below. Zoom meeting links will be emailed on October 4th.

*Sign up closes October 3rd at midnight.

Session 1 (6:00 PM) - Click HERE to sign up

Session 2 (7:00 PM) - Click HERE to sign up

College Board Real Talk Event - Sept. 30th

Real Talk is designed to connect Black students and their families to colleges and access organizations across the country. We also encourage educators to attend! Every session is authentic, engaging, and, most of all, real.

 

Whether your students are just starting to think about college or planning to apply this year, Real Talk is the place to get their questions answered in real time by college admissions representatives and college planning advisers.

Real Talk: What you NEED to Know Edition

Thursday, September 30th

6:00 PM

Click HERE to register!

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 University of Houston Engineering Majors Q&A Panel on Monday, Oct 18, 2021, from 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM (CST) 

The event is geared toward high school students who are interested in pursuing an engineering degree in the future and want to learn more about each engineering major.

Our panel consists of juniors and seniors from various engineering majors at the University of Houston. Some featured majors are as follows:

Petroleum Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

 

Highlights:

  • General information on engineering majors from upperclassmen.
  • A day in the life of a college student.
  • Internship and career choices by engineering majors.
  • Extra-curricular activities at college.

Date: Monday, Oct 18, 2021

Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM (CST)

Virtual on Zoom

RSVP:  https://forms.gle/d8VaQFfwi7UqNX276

Agenda:

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

-   Introduction of panelists

-   Engineering majors presentation

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

-   Breakout rooms by major

-   Q&A

Berkeley Admissions Presentation & University of California Application Workshop

 Berkeley Admissions Presentation

  • Wednesday, September 15 at 5pm CDT - Register
  • Wednesday, September 22 at 4pm CDT - Register
  • Wednesday, September 29 at 6pm CDT - Register

University of California Application Workshop

  • Tuesday, October 5 at 5pm CDT - Register
  • Tuesday, October 12 at 6pm CDT - Register
  • Wednesday, October 20 at 5pm CDT - Register

 

During the Berkeley Admissions Presentation, I will provide students with an overview of Berkeley and the admissions process. Meanwhile, the University of California Application Workshop will focus on best practices for completing the extracurricular and personal insight questions sections of the UC Application. Hopefully this will help to make some of the scheduling issues a bit easier for all of us, while also providing your students with a more rich Berkeley experience at the same time. 

Note: Each of the above sessions has a maximum capacity of 275.

Other Virtual Opportunities hosted by UC Berkeley

In addition to the presentations above, I wanted to make sure you are aware of other ways your students can connect with our campus!

Kaitlyn N. Lopez

She/Her/Hers

Assistant Director

Territory Manager for Texas

Office: 510-642-3175

admissions.berkeley.edu

#DiscoverBerkeley: Sign up to receive personalized information on applying to Berkeley. Learn more online and register for a virtual event. 

ASVAB

The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) is the assessment required to determine which military occupation is best for you.  It also promotes career literacy through exposure to career-field entry requirements and future-oriented planning tools to help students develop an action plan. Click HERE for more information about the ASVAB.  

10th, 11th, and 12th grade students can sign up to take the ASVAB next week on Sept. 30th here at school beginning at 7:45 AM.  It is a 3 hour test.  Students who take this test are under no obligation to enlist in the military.

Registered students will receive more information after the September 27th deadline.  Click HERE to register.  Students must be logged into their school Google account.

EXPLORING COLLEGE OPTIONS

Programs | FAQs

Exploring College Options is a special informational program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of five of the country's leading universities: Duke UniversityGeorgetown UniversityHarvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford University.

This fall we are pleased to invite you and your family to join us for a 90-minute webinar to help you explore your college options and prepare a strong and reflective application in this time of change and new challenges. During the program, admission officers from our five universities will introduce their institutions, discuss the college application process, answer general questions, and provide individual school breakout sessions.

Please register for the webinar date and time that best fits your schedule (all times are EDT):

Upcoming dates

Sunday, September 12, 6 PM EDT

Monday, September 13, 7 PM EDT

Tuesday, September 14, 7 PM EDT

Sunday, September 19, 6 PM EDT

Monday, September 20, 7 PM EDT

Tuesday, September 21, 7 PM EDT

If you have questions about accessibility or these programs in general, see our FAQs.

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High School Aerospace Scholars

 

Texas High School Aerospace Scholars is an authentic STEM learning experience for Texas high school juniors to engage with NASA’s mission and become the next generation of explorers. Like-minded students complete an online curriculum in exploration and discovery. The highest achieving students are invited to attend a five-day virtual experience plus a two-day onsite to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas during the summer. Mentored by NASA scientists and engineers, students work in teams to plan a mission to the Moon and Mars.

Click here for more information.

ACC

The American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) Young Scholars Program pairs enterprising students in their last two years of high school or first two years of college with ACC members for a year of mentored research and education on cardiovascular disease.

The ACC is a globally recognized membership association focused on cardiology, with over 54,000 members in over 141 countries. We are committed to transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health – and that means preparing and supporting tomorrow’s leaders in the field.

Safety permitting, Young Scholars will have the opportunity to attend ACC’s Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC in April 2022 and local ACC State Chapter meetings, and will meet regularly with their mentors on virtual calls.

Applications are due by Dec. 1 , so let your promising students know about the program and encourage them to visit ACC.org/YoungScholars for more information and to begin their application!
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Six Colleges Student Events

The college search is already challenging for students and families. So Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, and Williams are putting our own rivalries aside, and hosting a series of virtual events for students, families, and counselors.

Students: RSVP for the events below that interest you, and browse recordings of previous sessions at the bottom of the page. You can also fill out one easy form to get admission information about each school.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Majors, Minors, and More: The Academic Experience at a Liberal Arts College

 

Monday, October 18, 2021

Beyond the Classroom: Real Talk with Students and Campus Advisors

 

Monday, November 8, 2021

Navigating & Belonging: A Special Session for First-Generation and Low-Income Students

 

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Paying for college doesn’t have to be overwhelming. If college is in your student’s future, you’ll want them to join this webinar during which we’ll show you and your students how to create a workable plan, that’s also responsible.
Register for a free webinar to learn more. 
    Wednesday, September 15 | 7pm ET
    Thursday, September 16 | 8pm ET
 
Saving for college – it is never too late!
How to select a college and how much it will cost
FAFSA - what, why and how
Understanding a financial aid offer
How to find and apply for scholarships and grants – FREE $$$
Education loan options
Free tools and resources to make the process easier
 
 
Space is limited, so please register early!
Plus, check out the Paying for College Resource for more ways to help students and families pay for college, including helpful guides, free tools, and a video series.
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Welcome to Coast to Coast, a joint travel partnership among Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California-Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University. Because each of our institutions practices holistic admissions within a highly selective environment, we have partnered to offer insight into the seemingly complex admissions process. We hope you will join us for the program most convenient for you.

Please note, the Coast to Coast program is intended to be an introduction to each of our institutions and an opportunity to answer some of your questions. For more specific information about our institutions, please visit our websites or arrange a visit.

Click here to register.

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Attention 10th/11th Graders:
 

Leadership High School (LHS) is a leadership development and diversity awareness program solely for outstanding public high school leaders in the Lone Star College Service Area. The program is offered at no cost to the participant.

The community-based program, sponsored by Lone Star College, offers high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to become better informed of the critical issues affecting the community where they live and work.  The program also provides a unique opportunity to help prepare area youth for responsible citizenship while they develop crucial leadership skills.