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Counselor's Corner

Welcome to the DHS Counselor Corner. 
 
2016  ACT and SAT Testing Dates

TEST
DATE
Registration
Dates
  Late Registration
Deadlines
       
SAT January 21, 2017 December 21, 2016 January 3-10, 2017
ACT February 11, 2017 January 13, 2017 January 14-20, 2017
SAT March 11, 2017 February 10, 2017 February 21-28, 2017
ACT April 8, 2017 March 3, 2017 March 4-17, 2017
SAT May 6, 2017 April 7, 2017 April 18-25, 2017
SAT June 3, 2017 May 9, 2017 May 16-24, 2017
ACT June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 6-19, 2017
 
 

ACT Test Registration

http://www.act.org/

 

SAT Registration

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat?navid=bf-sat


NEW--Students can file their 2017-2018 FAFSA beginning October 1, 2016, using 2015 income information.This is a change from previous years.

 

The FAFSA is the application that college and career school students must complete to determine eligibility for federal student aid.  In addition, many scholarships require that students complete FAFSA.   To learn more, visit  https://fafsa.ed.gov/

 

Videos to help understand the FAFSA process:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL23B9A23CD8DD82DD&feature=plcp

 

Questions?  Please call Mrs. Bragg at 254-578-1031  ext. 206

 

Thinking About Your Career

Big Future by the College Board

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/

Career Exploration from Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/k12/content/students/careers/career-exploration.htm

Generation Texas

http://gentx.org/resources/gentx-way-to-pay/

Choosing a College Major and/or a Career

https://www.mymajors.com/

Texas Genuine—Explore career fields and the college programs that prepare you for those careers

http://texasgenuine.org/

Texas Genuine Assessment:  Career Guidance Tool to help you identify areas of career interest

http://assessment.texasgenuine.org/

 

Major Choices

http://www.aie.org/pay-for-college/understand-college-costs/major-choices/

Career One Stop

http://www.careeronestop.org/

 

Applying to College

Apply Texas Website—Online Application for Texas Colleges

https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX

You might choose to visit the website of specific colleges and view their application process.

 

 

Testing for College

TSI Testing can be done at Dawson High School.  See Mrs. Bragg

 

 

Financial Aid Information

FAFSA  Financial Aid

https://fafsa.gov/

 

Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information for Texas Students

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state/texas-scholarships

http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/funding/aid/faidalpha.php

http://www.collegescholarships.org/states/texas.htm

http://www.fastweb.com/

 

 

College for All Texans

http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/

http://knowhow2go.acenet.edu/

 

 

 New Scholarship Information is announced, but students can drop by my office for updates on the latest scholarship opportunities.