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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

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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.

 
 

Intern Opportunity from the Office of Congressman Kevin Brady TX-08

JOB DISCRIPTION for District Office Intern Positions
 
Interns serve as administrative assistants to the District Office Manager and District Director.
Duties include answering phones, greeting guests, correspondence, and other administrative duties as assigned. Interns may be asked to staff the Congressman at events around the district or attend an event on behalf of the office. Candidates with a general knowledge or experience in campaigning, local civics, and writing skills are preferred. The position will be considered part time based on your availability and the needs of the office.
 
The internship will be fulfilled at the Conroe District Office location and will last from Monday, August 16 through December 17.
 
Please send resume and cover letter to Daniel.Yguerabide@mail.house.gov and call the office to confirm your application was received at 936-441-5700.

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Hello, Class of 2022!

Please join us for our Senior Year Kickoff next week!  

In addition, instead of our in-person college application sessions that were limited to one day, I thought it would be better to give you the flexibility of attending one of these Application Workshops offered by Texas Tech University.  

 

They will be previewing the ApplyTexas, Common App and Coalition applications. Please note that the ApplyTexas and Coalition application opened July 1, 2021 and the Common App opens August 2, 2021. Feel free to ask questions during the presentations to get real-time answers!

 

En Español: They are also offering Application Workshops in Spanish.

 

Sessions will be offered at different hours starting on July 26 through August 6.  Click HERE for all the details and to register.  Sign up ASAP as sessions may fill up quickly!

Also, our Houston Area Recruiters Network (HARN) had some great sessions this summer in their Summer Search Series.

  • Tip Off: Starting Your College Search (TOPIC: Admissions 101)
  • Making the Dream Team! (TOPIC: Finding the Right Fit)
  • Money Maker! (TOPIC: Financial Aid & Scholarships 101)
  • Perfecting Your Form (TOPIC: Polishing Your Application) 

If you missed these, you can view the recorded sessions on the HARN YouTube Channel

I promise you - your senior year will go super fast, so please take full advantage of these opportunities now!