Colleges Work Together to Simplify Application Process

If you're thinking about applying to college, you may want to check out the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success.  According to this article, Notre Dame and Duke are among the schools which have united to make the college application process easier, espcially for minority and lower-income students.  No matter your ethnicity or financial situation, remember that our school counselor can help make the college application process easier for you too.  Keep reading this blog and visiting our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates about college planning and everything else that is happening at American School!

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NACAC Releases 2015 Fall National College Fair Schedule

The National Association for College Admission Counseling has released its fall national college fair schedule.  You may think you have an idea of where you'd like to attend college after earning your accredited high school diploma, but attending a college fair may open your eyes to possibilities you never knew existed. Be sure to check out the schedule in the link above and plan to attend a college fair near your hometown.  Remember, our school counselor can assist you with the college admissions process.

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This Weekend’s Special Occasion: College Graduation

This weekend many colleges and universities around the country will be holding commencement ceremonies, and so today is a good time to remind you of some things we offer to help prepare you for college.  We recommend Method Test Prep if you need extra help in preparing for your college entrance exam.  More information may be found on our ACT-SAT Prep page.  As you begin to think about where you want to attend college and eventually begin applying to different universities, remember that our school counselor can answer any questions you have about the college admissions process, including the financial aid process.  Guidance Department contact information may be found in the Online Student Center.  Finally, we are happy to award post-secondary scholarships to 18 deserving graduates each year.  We'll be determining this year's winners soon, and you'll read about them and their future plans in a future blog and All American newsletter.

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