For more information, contact Kathy Stewart. Email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at: 601-879-8517, ext. 2
Guides to College
Check out these guides with information regarding preparing for and paying for college:
- Seniors: http://get2college.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/The-Senior-Guide-to-College.pdf
- Financial Aide Guide: http://get2college.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Financial-Aid-Your-Guide-to-Finding-the-Funds-for-College.pdf
- Juniors: http://get2college.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/The-Junior-Guide-to-College.pdf
- Freshmen and Sophomores: http://get2college.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/The-9th-and-10th-Grade-Guide-to-College.pdf
ACT Preparation Information & Ideas:
If you do not have your drivers license or another acceptable form of photo ID for the ACT, please download the following form and bring it to Mrs. Kathy for official confirmation
ACT Test Dates: http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html
- Online prep: www.actstudent.org, www.SchoolSoup.com, www.esfweb.com, www.testpreview.com
- Check out ACT prep workbooks in the Counselor Resource Area
- Purchase an ACT prep book at one of the bookstores
- Attend one of the many preparation workshops available in the area. Ask the counselor for more information.
- Private/Outside Scholarships- http://www.esfweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/High-School-Scholarships-2013-142.pdf
- MS 4-year College/University Scholarships- http://www.esfweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/MS-4-Year-Institutional-Scholarships-2012-13.pdf
- MS 2-year College Scholarships- http://www.esfweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/MS-2-Year-Institutional-Scholarships-2012-13.pdf
- Scholarships for Metro Jackson Students- http://www.esfweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Jackson-Scholarships-2013-20143.pdf
- School Soup Scholarship Search- http://schoolsoup.com/
- Check out the Counseling Resource area for more scholarships that are available.
- Varsity Tutors Scholarship http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Rise UP Mississippi Financial Aid http://riseupms.com/financial/
Free Application for Federal Student Aid https://fafsa.ed.gov/
Selective Service http://www.sss.gov/default.htm
Scholarships, Internships, Colleges & More http://www.fastweb.com/
NCAA Clearinghouse http://www.athleticscholarships.net/ncaa-clearinghouse.htm
Student Aid https://studentaid.ed.gov/
Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
Any student turning 18 should register to vote. Please visit http://registertovote.org/state-info/mississippi.html to register to vote. Also, if you do not have a voter ID you can visit http://www.msvoterid.ms.gov/ to obtain ID.
Male students who are turning 18 need to register for the selective service. Please visit https://www.sss.gov/regver/wfregistration.aspx to register. This website allows students who have turned 17 to PRE-REGISTER.
Helpful Websites for Parents
Helpful Tools to Choosing a Major/Career:
What Can I do with This Major- http://careerservices.umhb.edu/what-can-i-do-with-this-major Career Exploration- http://www.esfweb.com/?page_id=131
College Board Career Search- https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/
MyMajors App on Iphone or Android
Rebel Ambassador & Volunteer Opportunities:
- The best place to look for an opportunity to volunteer is in your own community. Ask the leaders in your school, church, or town to offer you some suggestions.
- Below are some organizations that offer volunteer opportunities. Click on www.volunteermississippi.org for their contact information.
- Always, document the activities you complete and log the number of hours spent.
- Also provide the counselor with this information for your student records.
Alzheimer’s Association-MS Chapter
Baptist Children’s Village
Boy Scouts of America
Boys & Girls Club
Cares of MS
Clinton Community Christian Corporation
Clinton Community Nature Center
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Genesis Food Bank
Girl Scouts of America
Good Samaritan Center
Madison County Library –Flora Branch
Magnolia Speech School
March of Dimes
Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Mississippi Blood Services
Mississippi College and THINK Together
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
MS Museum of Art Mississippi
MS Sports Hall of Fame
Old Capitol Museum
Ronald McDonald House
University Medical Center-Blair E. Batson