Post-Secondary Planning

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GUIDANCE Newsletters:        DECEMBER 2016      NOVEMBER 2016 
     



Visiting Representatives

Visits by admissions representatives from college and other training schools are made to Carlynton High School during the course of the school year. Information concerning these visitations is posted in the Guidance Office and announced regularly. Juniors and seniors who would like to consult with the visiting representatives should sign up in the Guidance Office prior to the day of the visit.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Visit the guidance office for a full list of SCHOLARSHIPS.

  • For information about colleges in Pennsylvania, cost and scholarships, click here.

  • Visit Scholarships.com > Free College Scholarship Search - By creating a personal profile, this site will pull up scholarships that are custom fit to you.

  • For a variety of nationwide scholarship opportunities, try School Soup


Good Read: 14 Things I Wish I Knew Before College

Parents and students can download the following paperwork to make the college admission and application process run more smoothly with assistance from the high school guidance office (forms will download as PDF files):

ACTIVITY LOG

RECOMMENDATION REQUEST FORM

TRANSCRIPT APPLICATION FORM

TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM

COLLEGE VISIT NOTIFICATION FORM

High School Profile

Take a look at the High School Profile

When Carlynton seniors submit college applications to the counseling office,
the counselor attaches the student’s transcript and completes other necessary information. When the application is mailed to a college, university or vocational school, a profile of the school is included with the application packet. The profile, designed in a brochure format, includes some of the following information:

  • A brief biographical sketch of the Carlynton community

  • The student population and number of faculty members

  • The calendar days of the school year and the length of class periods

  • The grading policy, including the process of weighting grades

  • Advanced Placement courses

  • Class rank and how it is calculated

  • Graduation requirements

  • Latest statistics revealing graduating class sizes and mean SAT scores:

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