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Counselor’s Corner

For more information, contact Kathy Stewart.    Email address is:  kstewart@tricountyacademy.org or by phone at: 601-879-8517, ext. 2

ACT Practice

Practice ACT 2017 (part 1)

Practice ACT 2017 (part 2)

Senior Newsletters

Guides to College

Check out these guides with information regarding preparing for and paying for college:

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

ACT Proof of Identification Form

Scholarships:

Helpful Links:

ACT        http://www.actstudent.org/
PSAT/NMSQT    https://www.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt
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

SchoolCounselor.org –  Helpful articles for parents http://highschoolmediator.com/hsedfreeguide.pdf– Helpful guide 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/

Career inventory and search for students Career search for students

MyMajors App on Iphone or Android

Rebel Ambassador & Volunteer Opportunities:

  1. 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.
  2. Below are some organizations that offer volunteer opportunities.  Click on www.volunteermississippi.org for their contact information.
  3. Always, document the activities you complete and log the number of hours spent.
  4. Also provide the counselor with this information for your student records.

Alzheimer’s Association-MS Chapter
Arthritis Foundation
Baptist Children’s Village
Boy Scouts of America
Boys & Girls Club
Camp Pioneer
Cares of MS
Children’s Hospital
Clinton Community Christian Corporation
Clinton Community Nature Center
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Diabetes Foundation
DREAM
Food Network
Genesis Food Bank
Girl Scouts of America
Good Samaritan Center
Jackson Zoo
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
Muscular Dystrophy
Old Capitol Museum
Providence Hospice
Ronald McDonald House
Salvation Army
Stewpot Ministries
Tutoring
University Medical Center-Blair E. Batson