THORNWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
A RESOURCE FOR STUDENT AND PARENT USE WHILE RESEARCHING CAREERS, COLLEGES, VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS, MILITARY, FINANCIAL AID/SCHOLARSHIPS, TESTING, AND MORE!!!
COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM:
OVER 100 COLLEGE ADMISSION REPRESENTATIVES VISIT THORNWOOD DURING THE SCHOOL DAY EACH YEAR:
UPDATED SCHEDULES ARE POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD, INSIDE, AND OUTSIDE THE COLLEGE/CAREER CENTER, ON THE COLLEGE/CAREER CENTER WEBSITE, AND THEY ARE READ IN THE DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS.Sign-up with the College and Career Counselor or your Individual Counselor.
THORNWOOD SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN:STARTING IN OCTOBER, A MONTHLY SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN IS COMPILED BY THE COLLEGE/CAREER COUNSELOR. COPIES OF THE BULLETIN ARE AVAILABLE IN THE COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN ARE LOCATED IN THE COLLEGE/CAREER CENTER SCHOLARSHIP FILES. Start looking now and watch for deadlines!!!!
BULLETIN BOARDS:BULLETIN BOARDS ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE THE COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER AND COUNSELING OFFICES. THE BULLETIN BOARDS ARE SPECIFIED BY:
COLLEGE VISITATION SCHEDULE-
All colleges, technical/vocational schools scheduled for the current month. (Check Regularly!!!)TESTING INFORMATION-
ACT, SAT, ASVAB, PSAT, PLAN test dates and deadlines.COLLEGES, TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS-
Informational posters and “request for information” cards available.OPEN HOUSES-
Local, post-secondary school open houses.NCAA-
Information relative to academic requirements and clearinghouse procedures.
Information on scholarship programs, ROTC, and military academies.
SCHOLARSHIPS -Located inside the College and Career Center.
COLLEGE/CAREER REFERENCES AND RESOURCES:FILES-
College and Vocational school applications and other pertinent information are in the files, located in the College/Career Center. Applications are also available on the individual college website.
COLLEGES, JUNIOR COLLEGES, BUSINESS SCHOOLS, TECHNICAL SCHOOLS- General reference books, catalogs, videos, CD’s, and more are available in the College/Career Center.
VIDEOS-General information on colleges, universities, and careers are available.
A computer based program with updated information on schools, careers, majors, financial aid, and inventories. Beneficial to all levels (9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th).
“Getting into a good college”
Information on Christian Colleges and Historically Black Colleges.ACT “ACTIVE PREP”-
A practice program created by ACT (The American College Board).INTERNET ACCESS/COMPUTERS-
Used to obtain information on schools, scholarships, and other related topics.
Guides you through the process of financial aid. FAFSA’S are not available until January.
R. BISHOP -COLLEGE/CAREER COUNSELOR (1540)