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January 30, 2018

Scholarship Opportunity

Winterville Civitan Club offers $2500 Howard Parrish Memorial Scholarship for a deserving student from the Winterville area to use for attending a university, college or technical school. POSTMARK DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018

CLICK BELOW FOR CRITERIA AND APPLICATION:

http://princeave.org/uploads/main/Scholarship_Application_Winterville_Civitan_Club.pdf

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January 25, 2018

Scholarship Opportunity

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS...you could win a $2000 SCHOLARSHIP.  CLICK BELOW for information, guidelines and to apply! DEADLINE: Noon, Friday, March 23, 2018
http://princeave.org/uploads/main/Scholarship_Application_Robins_Credit_Union.pdf

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January 25, 2018

Scholarship Opportunity

The Scholarship Committee of the Pilot Club of Oconee County has extended the deadline to accept applications for the 2018 Lynda Goodwin Volunteer Scholarship to Monday, Jan. 29th.   The deadline was extended due to the holiday and inclement weather school closures last week.    Applications must be turned into the school counselor (not mailed) by 3:30pm, Monday January 29th.  

CLICK BELOW TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION:  
http://princeave.org/uploads/main/Pilot_Club_2018_LG_Volunteer_Scholarship_Application.pdf

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December 11, 2017

Scholarship Opportunity

What is the Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship? 

The goal of the Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship is to assist deserving high school seniors in their first year of college and to promote community banking. To compete, students must be sponsored by a local community bank, must complete an activity record expressing their leadership activity in school, write a short essay on community banking, provide teacher recommendations and an official high school transcript. Awards are based on academic merit.

The scholarship is named after long-time CBA Chief Executive Officer, the late Julian Hester and his late daughter, Jan Hester. Jan was a senior at the University of Georgia when she died in an auto accident on April 15, 1990. In addition to supporting community banking, this scholarship is an opportunity to pass on the positive qualities both Julian and Jan Hester exemplified to further the development of tomorrow’s generations.

 

To get application go to : https://www.oconeestatebank.com   (Resources, Financial Education , Community Financial Education (learn more)...scroll to bottom and click on application)

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December 11, 2017

UGA Vet Camp

UGA is accepting applicants to VetCAMP 2018, which is scheduled for June 17-23, 2018. This program is offered to rising high school juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen to evaluate their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, provide mentorship and help them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. It’s a great experience and the students have a lot of fun while also learning about the profession.

 

The application for VetCAMP 2018 will be available on their  website http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp beginning December 1. The deadline for all application materials is January 26, 2018. 

 

The cost of attending the program is $900 and covers lodging, meals, instruction and social activities. Financial assistance is available to students with demonstrated need. For more information regarding scholarship opportunities, please inform your students to contact vetcamp@uga.edu once the application period has opened. They may also reach out to that email address with any general questions that they have regarding the program.

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December 04, 2017

College Applications/Transcripts over Christmas Break

Seniors,

Christmas Holidays are right around the corner... a few details for you to remember:

  1. Typically, if YOUR deadline to submit a college application is January 1 that means MY deadline for sending your transcript and counselor recommendation is January 8. 
  2. YOU must fill out a “transcript request form (TRF)” if YOU want me to send your transcript to a college.  There is no way for me to know where you are applying unless you tell me via the TRF.  Even if you do your application via the “common app” and you enter my email address…I still need you to fill out the TRF to ensure I send it correctly. 
  3. YOU must submit the TRF well in advance of the DEADLINE!  YOU cannot wait until the day of to let me know or it may not be sent in time.  January 8 is on a MONDAY, so best case scenario is for you to submit your request BEFORE Christmas Break begins.  When we come back from Christmas holidays, it is a very busy time with sending report cards and drop add.   If you let me know before we leave for break….this will give me plenty of time to prepare your letter of recommendation, etc. 

A few senior statistics…as of today…41 of 60 seniors have applied to college.  Of those 41 seniors …they have applied to a total of 107 colleges!!!! 

Please let me know if I can help you in any way! 

Have the best day ever,  

Mrs. Ricketts

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December 04, 2017

Scholarship Opportunity

Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), in conjunction with the Walton Electric Trust, is proud to once again offer scholarships for the 2018-2019 college school year.

 

In the spring of 2018, we will award between 30 and 32 scholarships to graduating high school seniors whose primary residence is served by Walton EMC.  Each scholarship will be worth $4,000 to students who best demonstrate the EMC spirit of community service, hard work and perseverance.  The successful candidate will not necessarily have the top grades in the class, but will have demonstrated their willingness to help others, study hard, and succeed despite any obstacles that they may have had to overcome.

 

Applicants home must be serviced by Walton EMC

 

The scholarship will be available to pursue education objectives at any accredited college, university, or vocational/ technical school, not just four-year institutions.

 

The applications are due to Walton EMC by no later than Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  There will be no exceptions to the deadline. 

 

If you have any questions, please call Sarah Malcom at 770-266-2391 or email semalcom@waltonemc.com.

 

Applications located here: http://princeave.org/uploads/main/Walton_EMC_Scholarship_2018.pdf

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November 02, 2017

METP ~ Mississippi Exellence in Teaching Program

The College of Education at Mississippi State University is proud to offer the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP) Scholarship. This innovative scholarship is designed to recruit and prepare teacher candidates for the future of tomorrow’s education profession.  By Changing Tomorrow Through Education Today, the METP provides participants insight into world-class collaborative teaching pedagogy. 

 

Qualified high school applicants must have a 28 or above on their ACT or a score of 1310 or above on the SAT and a 3.5 overall GPA.  Participating scholars receive an award covering full tuition, books, room and board, and incidental expenses for four years of attendance along with a one-time technology stipend.  Participants gain exposure from faculty and fellow METP scholars at both Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi during a cross-campus visit and a summer residency.  Scholars have an opportunity to experience a study abroad or an off-campus learning experience and the added opportunity of attending a national or regional professional conference relevant to their teaching discipline. Upon graduation, scholars must teach in a Mississippi public school for five years.

 

On Monday, November 20th we will be hosting the annual METP Scholars Day on campus.  Please share this registration link https://goo.gl/forms/ug1Cx5MDCZMVBVJk1 with high school seniors interested in attending the METP Scholars Day.  Please encourage students to register for this event by Friday, November 10th.

 

To apply for the award, applicants must first be admitted to Mississippi State University http://apply.msstate.edu/, and complete the METP application in the scholarship platform by the priority deadline of December 1st.

 

If you have students interested in the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program at Mississippi State University or would like more information, please contact me by phone at (662) 325-5543 or by email at mking@colled.msstate.edu to schedule a time to visit.

 

Sincerely,

Christa King

 

Christa King

MSU METP Program Manager

Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program

308 Allen Hall

Mississippi State, MS 39762

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October 23, 2017

Don’t Forget!!!


PSAT ...this Wednesday! 9th - 11th graders...don't forget to get here on time and bring your pencils and calculators ~

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October 23, 2017

College Visits to Campus

There will be an admissions counselor from the following colleges in the Wolverine Den during lunch on the following dates.  All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them.    For more information, please see Mrs. Ricketts.

 

  • Georgia College & State University-Fri. Oct. 27 - 12:32 (lunch visit)
  • University of Alabama-Thur. Nov. 2-12:32 (lunch visit)     
  • Berry College - Fri. Nov. 3 - 12:00 (lunch visit)
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October 02, 2017

Georgia Southern Scholarship Opportunity


As students continue their college search, many are probably asking about scholarships. Here are some helpful links and information about academic scholarship opportunities at Georgia Southern. The priority deadline to apply for scholarships for the Georgia Southern Statesboro campus is November 1, 2017, and the final deadline is February 1, 2018.

In addition to applying for Financial Aid by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or applying for the HOPE Scholarship, Georgia Southern offers many academic scholarships to help high-achieving students cover their expenses. We offer three different tiers of scholarships, each with their own interview event. To be competitive, students should have the following test scores and a strong GPA.

Southern Scholars Showcase: 1360+ SAT or a 29+ composite ACT
Scholars' Day: 1270+ SAT or 27+ composite ACT
Southern Leaders Conference & Interview Day: 1170+ SAT or a 24+ composite ACT

All scholarship events are by invitation only, so qualified students must complete the MyScholarships application. Please note, students must apply for admission to submit the application and they must be accepted to Georgia Southern’s Statesboro campus for scholarship consideration.

If you think you may be eligible for scholarships at Georgia Southern, apply first for admission and submit the MyScholarships application. For consideration to attend Southern Scholars’ Showcase, students should apply for scholarships and be accepted to Georgia Southern by November 1, 2017. The final deadline to apply for scholarships is February 1, 2018. Remember, this process is for Statesboro students only. The Armstrong campus* will award scholarships separately for this year.

 

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September 26, 2017

Youth Leadership Athens


The 2017-2018 YLA Steering Committee is gearing up for the 29th year of Youth Leadership Athens!

YLA Program Objective:

To develop in today’s young people the leadership skills and community awareness necessary to become the next generation of future leaders.

 

Who should apply:

Existing  10th and 11th grade students who want to further develop their leadership skills and channel those skills toward helping others and improving their community.

Emerging  youth leaders who want to take on more active leadership roles in their community or school.

Prospective youth leaders who want to explore their own potential leadership abilities and develop leadership skills focused on helping others and improving their community.

Applications for 10th and 11th graders are available in the counseling office.  If you have any questions about the application, contact Susan Mull at ssmull@aol.com 

The 2018 application period will end on Friday, October 13, 2017.

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September 26, 2017

College Fair

Harvard Princeton UVA Wellesley Yale Information Session in Atlanta. 

Admissions representatives from Harvard, Princeton, UVA, Wellesley, and Yale will discuss academic programs, campus life, selective college admissions and financial aid. Please bring your friends and family.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 07:00 PM

The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

7 Concourse Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30328
 

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September 26, 2017

Oconee Chamber of Commerce Local Scholarship Fair


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August 28, 2017

College Fair


What?

Probe is an annual program of college fairs and guidance counselor workshops that are held throughout the state of Georgia. The program is managed by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC), whose sole mission is to disseminate information and stimulate interest in post-secondary education for students in Georgia. Hundreds of colleges from across the nation attend Probe each year to reach thousands of Georgia high school juniors and seniors.

 

When? 

Wed, September 6, 6pm – 8pm

 

Where? 

The Classic Center, Athens, GA

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August 28, 2017

How Many Colleges Should I apply To? by Jessica Velasco/JLV College Counseling


One of the most common questions students have during the college admissions process is, “how many colleges should I apply to?” The number is really up to you. However, school counselors and college counselors typically recommend anywhere between five and eight colleges. A lot will go into your decision when it comes to determining how many colleges to apply to, but there are some things you should keep in mind as you are building your college list. Below are five things to consider as you are building your college list of the colleges that will receive your application.

1. Include match and safety schools

It is very important you have a good mix of match and safety schools.

Match School – A match or target school is one that will probably offer admission. Your high school grades and test scores will fall into the middle range when looking at the school’s profile.
Safety School – A safety school is one that will most likely accept your application for admission. Your grades and test scores will typically fall well above the school’s averages.

You can throw in a reach school or two, but they are not necessary if there is not a reach school you desire to attend.

Reach School – A reach school is a college that you might have a chance of being admitted, but something in your academic profile is on the low side when looking at the school’s profile.

2. Highly selective schools should always be considered reach schools

Just because you have stellar grades and test scores does not mean you will be admitted to a highly selective college (low acceptance rate). Many of the students who are applying to highly selective colleges will also have impressive academic profiles. Sometimes even valedictorians are not offered admission to highly selective colleges. Highly selective colleges don’t have the room to admit all of the students who are qualified to attend their institutions. Therefore, a highly selective college should always be considered a reach school when compiling the list of colleges you will apply.

3. Want to attend all colleges on your list

Many students make the mistake of applying to a safety school they never want to attend. Every college on your list should be one you can see yourself attending. The safety school could be lower on your list, but it should still be one you would be happy to attend. You might have match schools on your list that you should be admitted, but something might not work out. Maybe the match school receives a record number of applications this year and they need to be more selective. Or, maybe your match school doesn’t come through with the financial aid you were expecting. Whatever the reason, it is possible match schools might not offer admission or the financial aid you need. Therefore, choose safety schools you want to attend.

4. Don’t be over confident

There was a time when many students would only apply to one college. They applied to their dream college and they knew they would be admitted and could pay for it. However, you must keep in mind things were very different years ago. Acceptance rates were much higher in the twentieth century. In addition, the cost of attendance was much lower. Today, acceptance rates are lower and the cost of attendance is higher. In addition, financial aid is not always what you expect it will be. Therefore, it is important to have a handful of college you send your application.

5. There is no need to apply to 100 colleges

Every year there are stories of students who apply to hundreds of colleges. What is the point? Sometimes students are doing it so they have a lot of options when it comes to college. Or, they do it so they can have impressive statistics they can share with others. Applying to a lot of colleges takes a lot of time and energy. In addition, it can be quite expensive if the colleges have application fees. Do you think the students who apply to 100 colleges would be happy to attend all of the colleges that sent acceptance letter? Probably not. There was probably only a handful they wanted to attend. Why waste the time, energy, and money to apply to a college you would never attend? Save your time and money and only apply to the colleges you can see yourself attending.

The number of colleges that will receive your application may vary from other students. You might submit eight applications while your best friend submits ten. Each student will have different needs and wants when it comes to choosing colleges. Therefore, I highly encourage you to speak with your counselor and family to determine the right number of colleges for you. Consider the tips above and make sure the colleges on your list are a good fit academically, socially, and financially.

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August 22, 2017

Peach State Tour

Students, 

You are invited to a Peach State Tour Information Session to learn more about Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, and the University of Georgia. The event is FREE and open to ALL high school students and their families, but space is limited! Register online today to secure your spot. https://apply.uga.edu/portal/peachstate

August 23 6:00-8:00 p.m. Athens, GA
UGA Chapel - North Campus

Please feel free to contact adm-rsvp@uga.edu if you have any questions regarding these events or our visit to your area

To view the slideshow presentation...http://nebula.wsimg.com/f308770eee5d4c526d663f7acb29c52a?AccessKeyId=E590841AF4DCCF063DFB&disposition=0&alloworigin=1  

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August 17, 2017

U.S. Military Service Academy Day

Click here for more info. 

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August 17, 2017

UGA on campus Friday, Aug. 18th

There will be an admissions counselor from the University of Georgia in the Media Center Friday, Aug. 18th during lunch.   Seniors have until 9am Friday to email Mrs. Ricketts to reserve a seat.  

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August 17, 2017

Need A Little Boost on your ACT or SAT?


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August 17, 2017

Advice about the UGA Admission Process


From the UGA Admissions Blog: 

The Coalition Application and Pizza

For those of you who don't know (or who have not read many of my blog posts), I am a great believer in analogies. I find that most times, the easiest way to explain the sometimes complicated world of admissions is to make it relatable to their own lives. As such, I am going to somehow tie together the new Coalition Application with Pizza. Yes, pizza, that wonderful meal/snack/superfood we all know and love.

Most all of us love pizza, both because of the great taste but also because we generally know what to expect no matter who makes it. Most every pizza is going to have a crust, a layer of sauce and cheese. This is the base of almost all pizzas, and you can be sure that everyone from Papa Johns to your local hometown pizza joint starts with this. In the same way, there are a set of standard questions that most all admissions applications use as a base. Everyone asks for your name, your birth date, your high school, etc. Generally, these questions make up about 75-80% of the questions on the Coalition application.

On the other hand, the thing that makes each pizza unique are the toppings. Everybody has their own favorites, with mine being pepperoni and bacon (don't judge, bacon is great on everything). Yours could be banana peppers, olives and pineapple for all I know, as everyone has their own unique taste. Similarly, each college has unique questions that they need, many times due to their institutional needs or state requirements. Public colleges need data on your state residency, while private schools have less of a need for this information. Some colleges will not ask for essays, others will use the Coalition essay questions, while some (like UGA) will have their own short essay questions. Different universities also have different majors, different admission decision plans, etc. Each college, just like each pizza-loving person, has different tastes. These are the questions which will be displayed on each institutions college-specific pages in the Coalition application.

UGA will continue to use both our own application and the Coalition application, and we have no preference on which you should use. The only issue we will have is if you submit both applications, which will cause problems (like Ghostbusters "don't cross the streams" problems). In other words, submit one or the other application, but not both! I suggest you look at the other colleges using the Coalition application to see if there is any overlap, and then make a decision from there. The Coalition application will allow you to enter a little less data, but if you have already been interacting with our office (you sent test scores, visited campus, etc.), a large amount of this data will pre-populate when using the UGA based application. As stated in a previous blog post, all freshman applicants must write 2 short essays, with one being mandatory and the second giving you the option of selecting one out of four topics (with one coming from the Coalition list of essay topics).

For either application, we will not open up the Fall 2018 option until September 1. We generally wait until early September to give both you and your school counselors time to get back into the swing of things before the transcript/recommendation requests start. As well, all applicants will use the UGA admission status page to check on receipt of test scores, admission materials and admission decisions. If you do submit the Coalition application, you will then receive an email which will direct you on how to set up your admission status page.Prior to Sept. 1, you can get ready to apply by looking at my earlier post of Are You Ready so that when the application opens up, you will be prepared to start the process. FYI: UGA will not be using the Coalition Locker or Collaboration Space, as we will just be using the application.

So go out, eat some pizza and start planning out your application. I hope this helps, and Go Dawgs!
Posted by DGraves at 2:10 PM 6 Comments   
 

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June 06, 2017

UGA application changes

From the UGA Admissions Office....

Advice about the UGA Admission Process - 2018 Freshman Essays

Posted: 31 May 2017 07:22 AM PDT

Every year, our office reviews the freshman application for changes that we would like to see for the next year. During this review, we also look at the short essay questions that are required for First Year applicants. Starting this year, we will have all freshman, Early Action (EA) and Regular Decision (RD) submit two essays in their application. This is a change, as for the last 10 years, EA applicants have only submitted essays if they were deferred. But to keep the same timelines (with projected application growth) and to balance adding the Coalition application, among other things, we have added the essays (down from three to two) to the EA application.  We require one short essay that all applicants must complete, and four additional short essay topics with the applicant selecting to respond to one of these. These two essays should be between 200-300 words and remember to focus on substance and not word count.  Before submitting your application and essays, always remember to proofread and edit!  The First Year application will be available on September 1, but we thought that some people would want to know the essay prompts earlier than that date.

Here are the five essay questions, with Essay 1 being required and Essays 2-5 being four options from which the applicant selects one.

  

(Required) The college admissions process can create anxiety. In an attempt to make it less stressful, please tell us an interesting or amusing story about yourself that you have not already shared in your application.

Choose one of the following four:

UGA’s 2017 Commencement speaker Ernie Johnson (Class of ’79) told a story from his youth about what he refers to as blackberry moments. He has described these as “the sweet moments that are right there to be had but we’re just too focused on what we’re doing …, and we see things that are right there within our reach and we neglect them. Blackberry moments can be anything that makes somebody else’s day, that makes your day, that are just sweet moments that you always remember.” Tell us about one of your “blackberry moments” from the past five years.
  Creativity is found in many forms including artistic avenues, intellectual pursuits, social interactions, innovative solutions, et cetera. Tell us how you express your creativity.
Tell a story from your life, describing an experience that either demonstrates your character or helped to shape it.
Describe a problem, possibly related to your area of study, which you would like to solve. Explain its importance to you and what actions you would take to solve this issue.

I have also included a sample essay from this past application cycle to give you an example of what we consider a strong essay, and it is one from the required 2018 freshman essay prompt.

 

"Oh no, what have I done?' explained my facial expression after an unbelievable event happened years ago. The scene took place in my backyard. One day my neighbors left the house and their two dogs, Peanut and Lucky to go to the store. They gave me permission to play with the dogs, but specifically told me to keep a close watch. I usually play with Lucky, the bigger one because he was more aware of his surrounding and did not bark as much, but this time I decided to take Peanut. While we were outside, a huge hawk came flying by but I didn't think much of it. I remember walking inside the house and returning to see the hawk flying away with Peanut in his claws. I didn't know what to do because I knew my neighbors would be home any minute. Shortly afterwards, I saw the hawk sitting in the tree but Peanut was nowhere in sight and that's when I really began to panic. I went next door with intentions to confess until I saw Peanut sitting on the porch. To this day I am the only one who knows that Peanut was almost eaten alive.


Javaris A., thank you for letting us share your essay with future UGA applicants.

Go Dawgs!

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May 09, 2017

5 Points Prep offers SAT/ACT Summer Boot Camp

Click Here For More Info. 

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May 09, 2017

5 Points Prep offers SAT/ACT Crunch Class


Click Here For More Info. 

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March 31, 2017

Scholarship Opportunity

Clarke County Farm Bureau is offering a $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior planning to study in Agriculture or a related field at a college in Georgia.

Applicant must be a resident of Clarke County

Click here for an application  

Completed Applications are to be mailed to the address below and must be received by April 28, 2017 

Clarke County Farm Bureau

Attn: Katy Seagraves, Office Manager

4330 Lexington Road

Athens, GA 30605

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March 17, 2017

Summer Opportunity

The University of North Georgia Institute for Leadership and Strategic Studies is pleased to offer the National Cyber Warrior Academy - A GenCyber Summer Camp at no cost to students ...

The camp will be held June 21st through July 1st, on the Dahlonega Campus of the University of North Georgia, for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who are thrilled by computer science and cyberspace. Students can apply for this intense and exciting 10 days of learning from highly qualified PhD University of North Georgia instructors. There is no cost to participate.  The program is funded by a grant from the National Security Agency/National Science Foundation GenCyber program.

For more details and to apply, your students should go to  www.ung.edu/cyber/academy   They will need a letter of recommendation from a school official with their cumulative GPA (unweighted) indicated. 

Admission is competitive!  They will select the top 40 applicants on May 20th.   So...apply as soon as possible! Underrepresented students and young women are encouraged to apply. 


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February 21, 2017

Leadership Opportunity-Boys and Girls State


Each summer since the 1930’s the American Legion hosts a Model Senate called Boys State or Girls State.  Students who are interested in seeking to gain admission to a Service Academy are strongly encouraged to attend one of these.  Boys and Girls State is a highly regarded program by military academies and highly selective institutions.  Boys State will be held June 18-24, 2017 at Riverside Military Academy and Girls State will be held June 11-16, 2017 at Georgia Southern University.  The purpose of this summer program is to provide  students with a simulation of the structure and operations of our state government.  They are eligible to "run" for offices, conduct legislative sessions, and learn more about various aspects of our courts and political systems.  This is a great program for students that want to increase their civic awareness as well as become better leaders.  

Boys & Girls must have completed their junior year of high school. 

The link to Georgia Boys State is http://www.dogboysstate.org/. The link to Georgia Girls State is http://www.georgiagirlsstate.org. Those sites contain all the information about the program, the application forms, schedule of events, what they need to bring, etc.   You can also pick up a packet in the High School Office if you prefer a hard copy.  

Click this link for more information

 If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email Vickie Burroughs, Adjutant, Post #20, Athens, GA  706-708-2027   alp20adjutant@gmail.com

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February 21, 2017

Summer Opportunity

SHOW US YOUR FIGHTING SPIRIT...Semper Fidelis All-American Program

Life is a battle. It takes an uncompromising will to achieve, an unwavering commitment to win and a relentless
determination to improve the lives of others. In the Marine Corps, we call it the Fighting Spirit.
The Semper Fidelis All-American Program, proudly presented by the United States Marine Corps, recognizes elite
high school juniors who face life’s battles with the determination to succeed. These students embody a fighting
spirit, much like the fighting spirit of a Marine, by taking on the challenges of succeeding academically while
excelling in athletics and bettering their communities.

WHAT: As a reward for turning obstacles into achievements, the Marines will select approximately 100 students
nationwide to earn the title Semper Fidelis All-American and attend the exclusive Battles Won Academy. And to celebrate
the importance of building a support system to enable the success of the next generation, each All-American will be
given the opportunity to bring a mentor of their choosing to the event. The Battles Won Academy experience includes:
• An all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the selected All-American and a mentor of their choice
• The chance to win scholarship funding for college
• Behind-the-scenes tours of our nation’s capital
• An immersive Marine Corps experience
• Teambuilding outings and sporting events
• Networking with other students and professional mentors
• The opportunity to hear from influential speakers across a variety of life paths and industries

WHERE/WHEN: The Battles Won Academy will be held from 13 to 17 July 2017 in Washington, D.C.

WHO: To qualify for the program, a student must meet the following requirements:
• Be a junior in high school
• Have a 3.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
• Be active in community service
• Play a competitive team sport
• Hold a student or community leadership position
• And most importantly, embody a fighting spirit

SHOW US YOUR FIGHTING SPIRIT
DO YOU THINK YOU, OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW, HAVE
WHAT IT TAKES TO EARN THE TITLE SEMPER FIDELIS ALL-AMERICAN?
APPLY OR NOMINATE SOMEONE TODAY AT SFAAP.MARINES.COM.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 28 FEBRUARY 2017—

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February 17, 2017

College Visit to Campus

There will be an admissions counselor from The University of North Georgia in the Wolverine Den on Thursday, Feb. 23rd during lunch.   All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them.    For more information, please see Mrs. Ricketts.    

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February 13, 2017

Summer Opportunity

Piedmont Athens Regional's Volunteer Services Department is now accepting inquiries regarding the TEEN VOLUNTEER PROGRAM for the SUMMER OF 2017. Teens (boys or girls) who are ages 15-17 (by June 1), hold a grade point average of B or higher, maintain high standards of behavior and are sincerely interested in helping others will be considered.  

Interested students may call Lynda Jones, Volunteer Services Manager, at 706-475-3405 to request an application packet.   The application deadline is 5:00pm March 3, 2017.   

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February 13, 2017

Scholarship Opportunity

Winterville Civitan College Scholarship...

 

The Winterville Civitan Club is once again pleased to offer the Howard Parrish Memorial Scholarship to assist a deserving student from the Winterville area in attending the university or college of his or her choice.  The amount of the scholarship grant will be $3,000; payable in installments to the university or college during the first year the student is enrolled.

 

Applicants must meet the criteria listed below and submit their complete application packet to the address on the letterhead, postmarked by Friday, April 14, 2017.  All applicants will be notified of a decision by Friday, April 21, 2017, and the formal presentation to the winner will be made at the regular dinner meeting of the club on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

 

Criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

1. Have a Winterville mailing address, a Winterville telephone number, or some other established affiliation with the Winterville community.

2. Be reasonably assured of graduating from high school by June 2017.

3. Plan to enroll in a recognized university or college by fall of 2017.

4. Submit the application to the club, along with the specified supplementary materials.

 

Selection criteria, in addition to the above, will include scholarship, school and community contributions, financial need, and motivation.

See Mrs. Boswell in the High School Office for an application

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January 30, 2017

Scholarship Opportunity

Oconee County Little League Scholarship to recognize & award an outstanding senior who has the love of the game of baseball/softball.  Money to be used toward educational costs at college.  5 scholarships will be awarded, 1 for $1000 and 4 for $500 each. 

Criteria: a senior who has played baseball/softball at least 2 years in high school, must reside in Oconee County, if you've received a full 4 year scholarship you are not eligible. 

Applications located in the High School Office.  Must be returned to Wesley Scott, PO Box 253, Watkinsville, GA 30677 OR hand delivered to an Oconee County Little League Representative no later than Feb. 25, 2017

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January 30, 2017

College Fair

Atlanta National College Fair Sunday, March 19, 2017 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Georgia International Convention Center, College Park, GA For Students and Parents!  

 

For more details go to: https://www.nacacfairs.org/globalassets/college-fair--homepage/ncf-documents/spring2017-newsletters/atlanta_ncf-spring-17_englishpdf.pdf  

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January 27, 2017

Scholarship Opportunity

Community Bankers Association/Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship for a Senior that will be attending 4yr or 2yr university/college Fall 2017

Interested students can get an application from the HS Office, complete and send to Kristi Greer, scholarship coordinator for Oconee State Bank.

 

The application should be submitted to Mrs. Greer by 4:00pm on April 3rd.  The bank selection committee will then select the candidate to be the representative for Oconee State Bank.  The student scholarship representative will receive $500 from Oconee State Bank at their honor’s event in May.  They will mail all applications to CBA for a chance to win the $1000 Julian/Jan Hester scholarship.

 

Kristi Greer, MEd | Assistant Vice President - Education & Development | Oconee State Bank | 706.583.3827  Post Office Box 205, Watkinsville GA  30677

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November 01, 2016

College Visits to Campus

There will be an admissions counselor from the following colleges in the Wolverine Den during lunch on the following dates.  All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them.    For more information, please see Mrs. Ricketts.

US Coast Guard, Mon., Nov. 21

UNG,  Tues., Nov. 29

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October 14, 2016

College Entrance Exams

Just a friendly reminder that the December SAT and ACT test registration deadlines are November 3rd for the SAT and November 4th for the ACT.

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September 01, 2016

FAFSA Changes!

FAFSA® Changes for 2017–18

Starting with the 2017­–18 application cycle, the following changes will be put in place for the FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid process that will impact millions of students. 

Students will be able to submit a FAFSA® earlier.  Students will be able to file a 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling students to complete and submit a FAFSA as early as October 1 every year. (There is NO CHANGE to the 2016–17 schedule. The FAFSA became available January 1 as in previous years.)
Students will use earlier income information. Beginning with the 2017–18 FAFSA, students will be required to report income information from an earlier tax year. For example, on the 2017–18 FAFSA, students (and parents, as appropriate) will report their 2015 income information, rather than their 2016 income information.  

The following table provides a summary of key dates as we transition to using the early FAFSA submission timeframe and earlier tax information. For more info. regarding FAFSA please visit:  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/​

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September 01, 2016

College Fair Tour

Once again, the Athens Probe Fair is upon us!  This year the Athens Probe Fair will be on Wednesday, September 14 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Classic Center in Athens. The full schedule is available online at www.gaprobe.org or through www.facebook.com/GeorgiaProbe . You can preview a list of colleges scheduled to attend each fair.

Students are encouraged to pre-register and receive a bar code. While not required, a bar code will allow students to quickly share their information with colleges. Visit register.gotocollegefairs.com to pre-register.
 

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September 01, 2016

College Visits to Campus

There will be an admissions counselor from the following colleges in the Wolverine Den during lunch on the following dates.  All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them.    For more information, please see Mrs. Ricketts.

Shorter University, Mon. Sep. 12

University of Alabama, Wed. Sep. 14

Samford University, Wed. Sep. 21

Mercer University,  Mon. Sep. 26

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July 28, 2016

Welcome Back!


9th Grade:
•Make Good Grades & take rigor of coursework suitable for college aspirations

10th Grade:
•Make Good Grades, & take rigor of coursework suitable for college aspirations, practice for college entrance exams by taking Practice ACT & PSAT, Talk about general college plans

•11th Grade:
•Make Good Grades, & take rigor of coursework suitable for college aspirations, practice for college entrance exams by taking SAT/ACT prep classes, take PSAT in Oct. , Take Official SAT/ACT at a local school, start visiting colleges 

•12th Grade:
•Make Good Grades, & take rigor of coursework suitable for college aspirations, take Official SAT/ACT at a local school, visit colleges, APPLY to colleges…
 

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March 15, 2016

How to Handle College Rejection by Jessica Velasco/JLV College Counseling


Rejection hurts. No matter what anyone says, being rejected from a college will hurt. Whether the college is your dream school or the college you called your safety school, it will hurt. 

Many students feel like it is the end of the world when they find out they have not been admitted to a college, especially when the deny letter comes from their “dream school.” However, it’s not the end of the world. It is just a setback that many people have overcome and have gone on to do amazing things. For example, these people were rejected by a college:

Steven Spielberg was rejected from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinema Arts. He ultimately attended California State University, Long Beach and went on to win over 100 awards, including three Oscars.
Katie Couric was rejected from Smith College, a college her two sisters had attended. She decided to attend the University of Virginia and is now one of the most well known female journalists in the United States.

Instead of dwelling on their rejections, they worked past their disappointment, went to colleges that wanted them, and did great things in their lives.

It is okay to be sad about rejections. It is normal to be sad and to feel devastated. It is not fun getting turned down by anyone, including a college you have been picturing yourself at for months. Take time to be sad, but remember these things:

You are not alone. Many students will be denied admission to one of the colleges they applied for admission. This is especially true for students who applied to highly selective colleges. Last year, for example, Stanford University had the lowest acceptance rate in the country. 95 percent of the students who applied to Stanford were not offered admission. Many of those students were academically qualified, but they just did not have the room to accept all of the students who applied.
It’s not personal. You were not denied from a college because admissions officers did not like you. For some students, they may have not been offered admission because they were not academically ready to do well at the college. At highly selective colleges, only a small percentage of students are accepted while many of the students who apply are academically qualified. The colleges only have a certain amount of seats available for incoming students and many colleges receive many more applications than available seats. This means that admissions committees must consider so many other things while trying to build their “well rounded” class.
Don’t ask “what ifs.” What if I had a higher GPA? What if I had written my essay on another subject? “What ifs” won’t change the admissions decisions, so why dwell on things you cannot change? You are who you are. Don’t change for anyone, including a college. Instead, be yourself and attend a college that wants you.
Celebrate the acceptance letters. Don’t dwell on the bad. Pay attention to the colleges that really want you. As you know, colleges don’t admit every student. So, if they accepted your application for admission, they want you. Celebrate your accomplishment of being accepted to a college or colleges.
Embrace the schools that did accept you. All colleges have amazing things to offer students and the colleges that accepted you are no exception. Embrace the colleges that want you and find the one that feels the best for you.
There are other options. If you weren’t accepted to your dream school, or any of the schools on your list, there are other options.

Community College. You could always go to a community college and take general education classes while building up your academic record and saving money. Later on you can transfer to a four-year university.
Take a Gap Year. A gap year is an opportunity to take classes, learn a trade, do volunteer work, travel, or take an internship, among other things. During this time, you can reapply to the colleges you wanted to attend, or apply to other colleges. However, if you are planning on reapplying, talk with your counselor or the admission officer at the colleges you are considering to see if this is a viable option.
Apply to other four-year colleges or university. We all hear about the admissions deadlines in November and December, but there are many institutions that are still accepting applications for the fall. Check the colleges out and see if they feel like a good fit, and if they do, apply for admission.

A rejection letter is not the end of the world. Instead, it is a detour on the way to your ultimate goal of a college degree. Detours are not always the route you wanted to take, but sometimes you’ll find them to be a better way to get to your destination. Embrace your options and move on to the destination that feels the best for your situation.

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March 03, 2016

Scholarship Opportunity

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce WIB (Women In Business) Diamond Award/Scholarship
Amount: $500
Criteria: Female - Senior graduating 2016 who has exhibited the ability to succeed given less than ideal circumstances, pursuing a degree from either a 2 or 4 year college in the summer or fall of 2016, must submit essay, activity record, need for scholarship and academic achievement
Deadline: Applications are due by April 1, 2016
Stop by the High School Office for an application

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March 03, 2016

Scholarship Opportunity

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Education Scholarship 

Amount: $500
Criteria: Senior graduating 2016, pursuing a degree from either a 2 or 4 year college in the summer or fall of 2016, must submit essay, activity record, need for scholarship and academic achievement
Deadline: Applications are due by April 1, 2016
 Stop by the High School Office for an application

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March 03, 2016

College Fair

ATLANTA NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR:  Find your perfect college with One Stop Shopping!   

Fair Hours:
Sunday, March 13, 2016
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Georgia International Convention Center Exhibit Halls BCD

2000 Convention Center Concourse

College Park, GA 30337
770/997-3566

Directions and Parking*:
Directions and parking information for the Georgia International Convention Center is available on the GICCwebsite.
Parking for this event is $5

Need more information?   http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/springNCF/Pages/Atlanta.aspx
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call: 703/299-6855.

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September 09, 2015

College Admissions Rep

UPCOMING COLLEGE REP VISITS TO PACS CAMPUS.  For lunch visits...the admissions counselor will have a table set up in the Wolverine Den   For office visits...interested students need to email Mrs. Ricketts to set up an appointment.  Must be cleared with academic teacher of the class you will miss first.  

  • Appalachian State                    Fri.,Aug. 28         Lunch Visit         12:32pm
  • University of North Georgia    Thur., Sept. 10    Lunch Visit         12:32pm
  • ​Covenant College                       Fri., Sept. 11        Lunch Visit         12:32pm
  • Presbyterian College                 Tues., Sept. 22    HS Office Visit   9:30am
  • University of Alabama             Fri., Sept. 25        Lunch Visit         12:32pm
  • ​Georgia Southern                      Thur., Oct. 1         Lunch Visit         12:32pm
  • ​Mercer University                     Tue., Oct. 27        HS Office Visit    1:15pm
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September 03, 2015

10th-12th grade students interested in Banking/Finance….Community Opportunity for you!

Our school has the opportunity to select one student to participate in a Junior Board of Directors program with Oconee State Bank.  

Requested profile for recommendation to Junior Board:

Conscientious
Industrious – high activity level
Take pride in achievement
Present themselves to public in respectful manner without being passive; outgoing personality with positive outlook
They are ambassadors and represent the school in a professional manner
Excellence in academics not necessarily the primary requirement (top 10% preferred) but it usually goes along with the above criteria. 
The best prospect could be someone not as involved in sports or other activities that would have an interest in banking.

If interested please see Mrs. Ricketts by Tuesday September 8th.  ​

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August 27, 2015

College Fair


ATHENS PROBE FAIR - for interested  sophomores, juniors and seniors.  August 31 from 6:00-8:00pm at the Classic Center.  Representatives from hundreds of colleges will be present to discuss your future educational plans. Students  are encouraged to pre-register to receive a bar code. While not required, a bar code will allow students to quickly share their information with colleges. Visit register.gotocollegefairs.com

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April 30, 2015

College Fair

COAST TO COAST COLLEGE TOUR...You are invited to an evening information program with the admission representatives from:

  • Dartmouth College
  • Northwestern University
  • Princeton University
  • University of California Berkeley
  • Vanderbilt University

Tuesday, May 19th from 7-9pm.  Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA 30339.   Register at www.coasttocoasttour.org

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April 21, 2015

Test Prep Opportunity

Sophomores who want a sneak peek of the New PSAT,  are invited to attend Kaplan Test Prep’s free New PSAT Practice Test on May 9, 2015. The practice test will be held at the Athens Clarke Co. Library| 2025 Baxter St. | Athens, GA 30606

Please visit kaptest.com/psatpractice. Space is limited, please sign up early! Should you have any questions  please do not hesitate to contact Trina Bell, Kaplan Test Prep -Pre-College Program Manager  Greater Atlanta Metro Area at cell: 678-371-9671     

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April 21, 2015

College Entrance Exams

BIG NEWS......THE SAT IS CHANGING    

The College Board announced that in 2016, it will strip away the main differences between the SAT and the ACT.  The new SAT will be administered in March of 2016 and will impact the Class of 2017 and beyond. Here is quick rundown of the key changes:  

  • 3 Sections: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, Math, and the Essay
  • Essay Will be Optional
  • 3-hour Length
  • No Advanced Vocabulary or Sentence Completions
  • Return to the 1600 Point Scale
  • No Penalty for Wrong Answers

On April 16th 2014, The College Board will reveal the full structure of the new test along with example practice problems on their website www.deliveringopportunity.com.

With the SAT changing the PSAT/NMSQT® will also be redesigned and will be offered for the first time in October of 2015. 

To help students prepare, College Board has released a full-length practice PSAT/NMSQT. Paper copies of the practice exam will be mailed to your schools this summer as part of the PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide, but for schools and students who want a head start, head to collegeboard.org/psatpractice to download a complete exam as well as answers and rationales.

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March 24, 2015

ACT….Only 2 dates left for this school year

Last chance for students to register for the April test date!

There are only two test dates left before summer. Students don't forget to register for The ACT® today!    www.actstudent.org

Registration Deadline: March 27, 2015........Upcoming Test Date: April  18, 2015

Registration Deadline: May 8, 2015.............Upcoming Test Date: June 13, 2015

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March 24, 2015

Military Academy Day for students in grades 8-12

As the Academy Director for Congressman Jody Hice, I want you know of an exceptional opportunity for your high school students.  Each year, members of Congress nominate qualified candidates to the United States military academies. Part of that process is to encourage students who may be interested in attending an academy to attend a statewide academy event to familiarize them with the application and nomination process.

 

Who: Students in Grades 8-12

What: Statewide Academy Day

When: 10-11:30 AM on Saturday, May 9, 2015

Where: Dobbins Air Reserve Base, 1408 Dobbins Place, Dobbins ARB, Marietta, GA 30069

 

Senator Johnny Isakson will be hosting Academy Day on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 10:00-11:30 AM at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, GA.  Representatives from all five service academies, as well as cadets and midshipmen, will be in attendance and ready to answer questions. The event is open to students in grades 8-12 and their parents. All attendees must make a reservation and present photo identification at the Cobb Parkway checkpoint for admittance.

To register online, visit Senator Isakson’s web site at http://isakson.senate.gov by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. No exceptions will be made. Each person, including parents, who will attend Academy Day must register, given the requirements for entry onto the military base.

If you need any additional information about this event, please contact Nancy Brooks by calling (770) 661-0999 in Senator Isakson’s office.

Ron Rollins

Academy Director

Congressman Jody Hice

(770) 207-1776

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March 20, 2015

College Fair

Gwinnett PROBE Fair - For current juniors & seniors.....March 25   next Wednesday, March 25 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Dacula High School.

Date: Wednesday, March 25 (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

Name: Gwinnett College Fair

Location: Dacula High School, Dacula, GA

Host: Joan Adams

Phone: 770-277-4466

Colleges and university representatives will be available to speak with undecided seniors as well as juniors who want to get a jump start on their senior year.  Students are encouraged to visit the PROBE Facebook page to see a list of schools that are scheduled to be in attendance.  Please note that we WILL NOT be using badge scanners for this tour. It is not necessary to have your students register for a bar code.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or the local fair host. 

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March 19, 2015

Summer Opportunity

  Summer programs for academically strong high school students who may be interested in learning more about business and developing their leadership and social skills: 

Terry Business Academy - June 14 - 20, 2015 and July 5 - 11, 2015

Terry Accounting Residency Program - June 24 - 27, 2015

The Terry College of Business hosts these programs on the UGA campus at a nominal cost to the participants and will select approximately 160 rising juniors, seniors and incoming UGA freshmen who apply by the March 27, 2015 application deadline. 

Please visit our website http://www.terry.uga.edu/diversity/ or contact Mr. Randy Groomes at rgoomes@uga.edu. 

Regards,
Randy Groomes
Director of Diversity Relations
Terry College of Business                           

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March 18, 2015

Scholarship Opportunity

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce WIB (Women In Business) Diamond Award/Scholarship
Amount: $500
Criteria: Female - Senior graduating 2015 who has exhibited the ability to succeed given less than ideal circumstances, pursuing a degree from either a 2 or 4 year college in the summer or fall of 2015, must submit essay, activity record, need for scholarship and academic achievement
Deadline: Applications are due by April 2, 2015
Stop by the High School Office for an application

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March 18, 2015

Scholarship Opportunity

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Education Scholarship 

  • Amount: $500
  • Criteria: Senior graduating 2015, pursuing a degree from either a 2 or 4 year college in the summer or fall of 2015, must submit essay, activity record, need for scholarship and academic achievement
  • Deadline: Applications are due by April 2, 2015
  •  Stop by the High School Office for an application
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March 18, 2015

College Fair

NACAC: The National Association for College Admission Counseling invites sophomores, juniors and seniors to the National College Fair coming to Atlanta on Sunday, March 22 from 12 til 4 at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, GA.  For more info. visit: www.nationalcollegefairs.org   FREE ADMISSION

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March 18, 2015

Scholarship Opportunity

Clarke County Farm Bureau Scholarship  
Amount: $1000.00
Criteria: Senior graduating 2015, planning to study in Agriculture or related field at a college in Georgia
Deadline:  Must be received by May 1, 2015
See Mrs. Ricketts for application

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March 18, 2015

Scholarship Opportunity

  • Winterville Civitan Club College Scholarship  
  • Amount: $3000.00
  • Criteria: Senior graduating 2015, MUST have a Winterville mailing address, Winterville phone #, or some other established affiliation with the Winterville Community, submit application along with supplementary materials
  • Deadline:  Must be postmarked by Friday, April 3, 2015
  • Email Mrs. Ricketts for application
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March 18, 2015

College Admissions Rep

There will be an admissions counselor from Truett McConnell College in the Wolverine Den on Thursday, Mar. 26th  during lunch (12:32) and…from Auburn University in the Wolverine Den on Friday, Mar. 27th during lunch (12:32)   All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them. 

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November 10, 2014

College Admissions Rep

There will be admissions counselors from various colleges this week in the Wolverine Den during lunch.   All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them.   

 

Tuesday, Nov. 18th Shorter University

Thursday, Nov. 20th University of Alabama

Friday, Nov. 21st      Young Harris College

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November 05, 2014

College Admissions Rep

Upcoming College Admissions Representatives On Campus during lunch:  

  1. TODAY, Nov. 5 - Valdosta State University
  2. Tues., Nov. 18 - Shorter University
  3. Fri., Nov. 21 - Young Harris College
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November 04, 2014

College Admissions Rep

There will be an admissions counselor from Young Harris College in the Wolverine Den Friday, Nov. 21st during lunch.   All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them.    For more information please see Mrs. Ricketts.

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November 04, 2014

College Admissions Rep

There will be an admissions counselor from Valdosta State University in the Wolverine Den this Wednesday, Nov. 5th   during lunch.   All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them.    For more information please see Mrs. Ricketts.

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September 22, 2014

College Fair

Christian College Fair opportunity for students to learn about Christian institutions from all over the United States.  On October 21, 2014, more than 40 institutions will be at the Christian College Fair sponsored by the North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals. 
 
The college fair will be hosted by Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy in McDonough, Georgia, from 10 a.m. until noon. Financial aid sessions will be provided for students, parents, and high school teachers and administrators. It is a great time for you and your students to learn about Christian higher education options. 

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September 22, 2014

College Admissions Rep

There will be an admissions counselor from Athens School of Ministry & Worship Arts  in the Wolverine Den this Thursday, Sept. 25th  during lunch.   All interested sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to stop by and talk with them.    For more information please see Mrs. Ricketts.

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September 08, 2014

College Fair

Prince Avenue Christian School invites you to attend the upcoming Athens Probe Fair on Tuesday, September 9th from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Classic Center in Downtown Athens.   Representatives from over 100 colleges will be available to answer any questions that you have regarding admissions criteria, application deadlines, financial aid, SAT/ACT requirements, and campus life.  

To allow more time to speak with college representatives, we recommend that you pre- register at www.gaprobe.org/students to receive a barcode.  You can print it out or have it on your smart phones.  At the fair, colleges can scan the barcode to capture information and add you to the school’s mailing list. This is the preferred method of information capture by most colleges, so please sign up for the bar codes in advance of the fair.   

 

Students can also follow PROBE on Facebook and Twitter to preview a list of colleges scheduled to attend each fair, receive fair reminders and resources to aide their college search. This resource will be valuable to your students throughout the fall and throughout their college research and decision process.

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September 08, 2014

College Admissions Rep

Purdue University Admissions Rep will be in the Wolverine Den on Tuesday, Sept. 9th during HS lunch.  All high schoolers are encouraged to stop by if interested.