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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.
  

Method Test Prep--Now Available!

Looking for a solid SAT and ACT prep program? We have it!  Fuqua School is now offering Method Test Prep, a self-paced online course designed to help improve student scores on the SAT and ACT standardized tests.  Please contact Mrs. Vick if you are interested in registering.
  

Congratulations Class of 2017

The Class of 2017 consists of 39 graduates which includes:
  • 4 Cambridge Chinese exchange students, 1 student from Indonesia, and 1 student from Kyrgyzstan
  • 34 will attend a 4-year college or university
  • 3 plan to attend community college
  • 4+ million in financial awards (includes all monetary awards offered in financial packages from all colleges to which students were admitted)
  • 9 students plan to participate in NCAA college athletics
College acceptances include: Hampden-Sydney College, Randolph Macon College, Liberty University, Full Sail University, James Madison University, Sewanee, Furman, Virginia Tech, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Ferrum College, Longwood University, Butler Community College, Eastern Mennonite University, Piedmont Community College, Southside Virginia Community College, Roanoke College, Central Virginia Community College, Bowling Green State University,
University of Alabama, College of William and Mary, Lynchburg College, Radford University, College of Charleston
 
Way to go Seniors! Good luck!
  

"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!
  
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