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Welcome to Fuqua School's College Counseling page

Please check out the Counselor's Corner (on the right sidebar) for the latest College Guidance News, which includes reminders, tips, and scholarship opportunities.
  

"How am I Going to Pay for College" Information Night

Guest: Rosa Thomas, Hampden-Sydney College Financial Aid Office
If you missed the information session on college financial aid, please stop by the guidance office to pick up some helpful materials. Our guest, Rosa Thomas, assistant director of  the Hampden-Sydney College Financial Aid office, discussed the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) and also explained the different types of aid that colleges offer to admitted students. Need help filling out the FAFSA or deciphering your financial aid package? Please feel free to contact Krissy Vick in the guidance office.
  

SAT/ACT Information

Juniors should plan to take the SAT and ACT this spring or early summer.
Sophomores still have plenty of time, but some choose to take at least one test this year for practice.
Freshman do not need to take SAT or ACT yet.

SAT Test dates:  May 6, June 3, August tbd
ACT Test dates: Feb. 11, April 8 (at Fuqua), June 10

Register here for the SAT: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register
Register here for the ACT: https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration-information.ht
 PSAT score reports and test booklets were distributed to all juniors and sophomores. Please encourage your students to review the report. This will help them determine areas they need to focus on for SAT/ACT preparation. Reports can also be accessed online at www.collegeboard.org.

  

5 Steps for College Preparation

Check out these tips for a nice summary of what seniors should be doing right now!
  
College Guidance News
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Krissy Vick
Career and College Counselor
(434) 392-4131 x238
 
 
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