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Welcome to the DHS Counselor Corner. 
 

2018-2019 ACT/SAT Test Dates

Tests are NOT offered at DISD

 

ACT

(Register at actstudent.org)

 

Test  Date:                        Register  By                         Late Fee Deadline               Score Release:

October 27, 2018

September 21, 2018

October 5, 2018

November 6, 2018

December 8, 2018

November 2, 2018

November 16, 2018

December 18, 2018

February 9, 2019

January 4, 2019

January 18, 2019

February 19,2019

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

 

SAT

(Register at sat.org)

 

 

Test  Date:                        Register  By                         Late Fee Deadline               Score Release:

October 6, 2018

September 7, 2018

September 21, 2018

October 25, 2018

November 3, 2018

October 5, 2018

October 19, 2018

November 22, 2018

December 1, 2018

November 2, 2018

November 13, 2018

December 20, 2018

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

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/

 

Career Quizzes to Help You Understand You

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

https://joboutlook.gov.au/CareerQuiz.aspx

Career Quiz Personality Test--5 minutes

 https://www.opencolleges.edu.au/careers/career-quiz

Major Choices

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

Career One Stop

http://www.careeronestop.org/

What Career Is Right for Me?

https://www.whatcareerisrightforme.com/

Career Quiz--Princeton Review

https://www.princetonreview.com/quiz/career-quiz

 

Choosing a College

https://www.myfuture.com/college/applying/choosing-a-college

https://www.cappex.com/media/fitkit.pdf

https://www.collegexpress.com/articles-and-advice/admission/articles/find-college/finding-right-college-match/

https://www.petersons.com/college-search.aspx

https://www.fastweb.com/college-search/articles/finding-a-college-that-fits-you

https://www.unigo.com/college-match

 

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--File as early as October 1

https://fafsa.gov/

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

 

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

https://www.salliemae.com/

https://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-college/articles/an-ultimate-guide-to-understanding-college-financial-aid

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/financial-aid

https://www.fastweb.com/financial-aid/articles/the-beginner-s-guide-to-financial-aidhttps://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/student-resource-center/paying-for-college/understanding-financial-aid

 

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/

https://www.cappex.com

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/

https://www.scholarships.com/

https://www.collegenet.com/

https://www.niche.com/

https://www.petersons.com/

http://www.scholarshipmonkey.com/

Your college website

 

College for All Texans

http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/

http://knowhow2go.acenet.edu/