Counselor's Corner

Welcome to the DHS Counselor Corner. 
Spring TSI testing Dates:
February 25, 2019--All Juniors
March 6, 2019--Prospective Dual Credit Students Only
March 7, 2019--Seniors Only
April 18--Seniors Only
For additional information, please contact Mrs. Bragg.
Scholarship Applications Available
J. Tom Eady Scholarship--May 3, 2019  (Minimum ACT=25/Minimum SAT=1100)
Barney M & Hester Kent Scholarship--Due May 3, 2019

2018-2019 ACT/SAT Test Dates

Tests are NOT offered at DISD



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Test  Date:                        Register  By                         Late Fee Deadline               Score Release:



April 13, 2019

March 8, 2019

March 22, 2019

April 23, 2019

June 8, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 17, 2019

June 18, 2019

July 13, 2019

June 14, 2019

June 21, 2019

July 23, 2019



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Test  Date:                        Register  By                         Late Fee Deadline               Score Release:



March 9, 2019

February 8, 2019

February 22, 2019

March 28, 2019

May 4, 2019

April 5, 2019

April 19, 2019

May 23, 2019

June 2, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 17, 2019

June 30, 2019


Test Dates for Credit by Exam

October 23, 2018               February 20, 2019

June 7, 2019                      August 20, 2019


Thinking About Your Career

Big Future by the College Board

Career Exploration from Bureau of Labor Statistics

Generation Texas

Choosing a College Major and/or a Career

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

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


Career Quizzes to Help You Understand You

Job Outlook Career Quiz will help you understand your work style and explore careers you might enjoy.

Career Quiz Personality Test--5 minutes

Major Choices

Career One Stop

What Career Is Right for Me?

Career Quiz--Princeton Review


Choosing a College


Applying to College

Apply Texas Website—Online Application for Texas Colleges

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--File as early as October 1

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

 Videos to help understand the FAFSA process:

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


Paying for College--Understanding Financial Aid and the Scholarship Process


Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information for Texas Students


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