High School / College Planning

Seminar Descriptions

Several classes for parents/students are held throughout the year and focus on specific topics. Scheduled classes for 2016 include the following:
 
July 20, 2017  6:00pm - 7:30pm      Freshman Four Year Plan 
Counselors will review high school expectations, graduation requirements, dual enrollment and AP classes and provide a linear outline of the four year high school experience.
 
July 20, 2017  7:30pm-8:30pm     Senior Year
This seminar will layout the student's senior year, highlighting specific dates and processes which will be important as your student prepares for graduation. Scholarships, SAT, College and Career Search and other important topics will be discussed.
 
September 28, 2017   6:30pm - 8:00pm   Paying for College: Scholarship Savvy
Explore scholarships and financial aid. Learn how to identify scholarships that will benefit your student. Counselors will explain how to locate, isolate and fill out applications as well as provide tips on creating successful scholarship and financial aid applications.
 
November 18, 2017    9:00am - 12:00pm    Scholarship Application Assistance
Students will work with counselors to identify scholarship applications appropriate to their specific needs and complete the application process. Class size is limited and will target high school seniors. Students will work on computers at the AAALC office, completing his/her own scholarship and financial aid applications. A counselor will be on hand to guide each student through the process and answer questions. A second date may be added for students placed on the wait list should this class fill up.
 
INDIVIDUAL APPOINTMENTS:
Parents and students will meet with a certified high school guidance counselor to discuss a four year plan.  The individual consultation will include an interest inventory and guideline for current state and national requirements. Information on standardized test scores, scholarships, opportunities within the school and community setting, and many other important aspects of planning your high school experience will be discussed. 
 
For Juniors and Seniors, parents and students can work with the guidance counselor to review paperwork, scholarships, applications and other college requirements in an effort to maximize college admissions opportunities.
 
To schedule an individual appointment for your student call 772-341-1400.

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