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Stuff for Life
Goals will take you places! SET THEM & GO!
That doesn't mean life doesn't try to get in the way sometimes. FIND A WAY AROUND THE OBSTACLES!
If you can't seem to do it on your own & need help, contact Mrs. McGregor and/or check out these links...
Click here for the Texas Youth Hotline
The Texas Youth Hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provides prevention services to youths, parents, siblings, and other family members who are in need of a caring voice and listening ear. The Hotline counselors also assist youth advocates, such as, police, caseworkers, counselors and school officials by locating state and local resources.
Click here for The Teen Help Center
Offers National Hotlines for some of the issues you may face.
Stuff for Seniors
These links provide current seniors with the immediate help & tools they need now!
Click Here for McGregor's favorite place to find stuff!
Which colleges want me?
2012-2013 HSHS Community Application due March 1, 3:30 PM (firm deadline).
This is the Texas Common Application!
Click Here for the ApplyTexas Worksheet
High School Planning
These links help you plan for high school so that your experience @ HSHS gets you ready for where you want to go!
|Click Here for teh 2013-2014 HSHS Academic Guidebook|
|Click Here for the 2012-2013 HSHS Academic Guidebook|
|Click Here for the 2011-2012 HSHS Academic Guidebook|
Find Your College-Bound Goals for High School Here...
Use the links below to make sure you are on the track to be accepted to college by your senior year and to make sure you are on track during your senior!
|Click Here - Freshmen & Sophomores|
|Click Here - Juniors|
|Click Here - NEW Seniors for your 5 Summer Tasks!|
|Click Here - Seniors if it's before Christmas|
|Click Here - Seniors if it's after Christmas|
Research High School Majors / Careers Here...
Isn't that what high school is all about...preparing yourself for the next step in life?
The fastest way to get nowhere is to never start somewhere!
Start finding your way by choosing a High School Major that fits who you are and begin preparing for a successful career now!
You can always change your mind later, but start somewhere now & see where it takes you! Here are some links to get you started:
Click Here to Go Career Cruising
Must have username & password from Mrs. McGregor
You can email Mrs. McGregor for this: email@example.com (send your student ID# with your request)
Click Here to Research Career Pathways in Your High School Major
All of this information can be found in hard-copy in The College Spot
These links help you navigate through the college planning process. The three major pieces of this process: testing, applying, paying...find it all here!
Dual Credit...Will my classes TRANSFER??
The Common Course Numbering Matrix allows you to compare courses offered by two different institutions and see how your dual credit course will transfer to another Texas college or university.
Click Here to see TCCNS Matrix for Texas
Get College Planning 101
Contact the Counselor's Office for YOUR copy...can be emailed, faxed or picked-up!
Find Scholarships Here...
Don't get scammed! Never pay for help with scholarships or financial aid! It can all be done for free. The links below are great starting places!
|Click Here to Apply for Financial Aid - FAFSA|
FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It determines how much money your family is expected to pay for college so that the college/s to which you apply can put together a financial aid package for you. FAFSA is required for Pell grant, other grants, student loans, work-study and other forms of financial aid!
Seniors can do FAFSA beginning Jan 1!!!
|Click Here to See Financial Aid Eligibility-FAFSA 4caster|
If you are just curious about how much financial aid you could qualify for, try this!
It's a FAFSA forecaster!
Register & Prepare for College Admission Tests Here...
|Click Here for Android apps|
|Click Here for iPhone apps|
Click Here for Information about Texas Colleges
This website allows you to find everything--finding, applying, paying--you need to know about going to college in Texas!
Click Here for Information about Colleges Everywhere
This website allows you to find colleges all over the United States! Also, it has great information about paying for college!