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December Counseling Center Update

December Counseling Center Update

A monthly listing of test prep, college information, scholarships and other opportunities

Test Prep 

SAT DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

March 10

February 9

May 5

April 6

June 2

May 3 

Register for the SAT at the College Board.

ACT DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

February 10

January 12

April 14

March 9

June 9

May 4

July 14

June 15 

Register for the ACT at ACT

Method Test Prep (MTP)

Northland provides a free subscription for all high school students. MTP includes lessons, quizzes, full-length tests and video tutorials. 

The first two Northland students who come by the counseling office and tell Mrs. Lincoln the word of the month (jolly) will win a prize for reading the newsletter.

College Visit Events

Start planning now for your spring college visits.  Most schools ask you to register online before open house events.  You can also schedule individual visits through the school’s admission office.

The University of Virginia will host an information session in Houston on Thursday, December 7 at 6:30 PM at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center (4501 Woodway Dr.).

Kickoff LSU will be Friday, January 26.  High school juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to explore campus and learn about academic programs.

Aggieland Saturday at Texas A&M University will be Saturday, February 10.  Prospective students can tour campus, meet current students, and learn about admission and financial aid.  Register online.

Open House Dates:

Note that many schools have visit dates on Presidents’ Day (February 19).

Scholarships/Financial Aid

Seniors, remember to fill our your 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine your eligibility for federal grants, loans, and work-study. Financial aid deadlines vary by school.

Scholarship listings are updated regularly on Naviance

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