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Guidance

Chieftain Guidance Center

 

Students, Parents, Staff, and Community Stakeholders,

Welcome to the Chieftain Guidance Center!! Throughout the year, you will see important dates, activities, and information that will be crucial to the success of each student! 

Let's get started!

What do you need to know NOW?!

 

 Counseling Refferal/Visit Request Form

-Visit Links

Taking courses through ACCESS Virtual Public School?

Please review the student policy manual under the forms link at the top of this page! 

 

UpNext

A FREE texting tool that offers personalized support on all things college access: college search and application, federal student aid, even student loan repayment information. All of this through text messaging!! Check it out TODAY!!!!

https://www.bettermakeroom.org/up-next/

 

 

PARENTS!! Enroll Your Students in Wells Fargo FREE online Resources Below!!!!

CollegeSTEPS:

https://collegesteps.wf.com/?utm_source=CSstudentwelcome&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2017

 

Get College Ready Tracker:

https://welcome.wf.com/get-college-ready-tracker/#Home

 

PATHWAY USA Site!!

(Partnerships with Bishop State, Coastal Alabama, and MS Gulf Coast!)

https://www.southalabama.edu/departments/admissions/pathwayusa/

 

TROY UNIVERSITY

 

ALL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE DUE – December 1st

      Millennium Scholar’s Award – 32 ACT, 3.7 GPA, & Essay

 

Ranges from 11K – 15K (4 year renewable)

 

     Chancellor’s Award – 28 ACT, 3.5 GPA, & Essay

 

Ranges from 7K – 10K (4 year renewable)

 

     Excellence in Leadership Award – 23 ACT, 3.0 GPA, Evaluation of Leadership Activities

 

Ranges from 1K – 4K

 

 

Fall tour dates are scheduled as follows:

 

·         September 8th

 

·         September 29th – Fall Trojan Day

 

·         October 4th

 

·         November 17th

 

 

JUNIORS!!!!

FREE ACT Prep Tools!

March2Success
There are 7 free full-length practice tests and they can go into review each section after it is scored. It is free for students!!!!
Apps:
ACT Up
4.5 stars
Ready4ACT (Prep4ACT)
4.6 stars
ACT: Practice, Prep, Flashcards
(Varsity Tutors LLC)
4.4 stars
ACT Online Prep
3.5 stars

 SENIORS:

SCHOLARSHIPS!!

Achieve Alabama!!!!

Scholarship portal just for ALABAMA students!!! A must for scholarship opportunities!!

https://www.achievealabama.org/

 

 

1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship

Oct 17 DEADLINE (Award $1,000) 10th-12th grade

http://potentialmagazine.com/college-scholarships/1-000-college-jumpstart-scholarship/?utm_source=Local+C2C+3%2F6%2F18&utm_campaign=C2C-08%2F09%2F2016&utm_medium=email

 

Interested in working in Construction?? Scholarships JUST FOR YOU!!

https://www.agc.org/learn/education-and-research-foundation/scholarship-program

 

Please visit the "Links" section of this page to be directed to useful links regarding the following:

colleges and universities

financial aid

ACT registration/preparation information

Career Planning Information for all grades 9-12

 

Want up-to-date Information on Bishop State Community College?? Join Remind 101 to receive text messages on deadlines, admissions, and scholarships!!

text @a72kf9 to the number 81010

 

 

 POTENTIAL MAGAZINE

http://potentialmagazine.com

This is a resource to students and parents that provides current information on career planning, college search, scholarship search, and more!! The magaize does cost, but sign up for the FREE Newsletter today!!!!

 

Check out the "forms" for the National Youth Science Camp Summer Brochure for 2018 (SENIORS!)