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Counseling

Thank you for visiting the GHS Counseling webpage! Please use the links on the left to find valuable information for parents and students. Upcoming events can be found below. If you need further assistance, counselors are available by appointment, Monday through Friday from 8am to 3pm.

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SAT VS. ACT:  FREE PRACTICE TEST November 18th or 19th

Which test is the right choice for you?  Kaplan is offering a free online practice test this weekend.  This allows student to:

  • Understand the differences between the SAT® & ACT®

  • Try sections from each test to see which is a better fit

  • See their scores instantly

  • Learn effective test strategies from our team of experts

Reserve a spot at www.kaptest.com/practicetestweekend.


COLLEGE ESSAY GUY -FREE WEBINAR:  HOW TO STAND OUT ON THE SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAYS Tues. November 21st at 5pm

The college essay will be reviewing a few sample essays and covering how to make the best use of the "Why Us" essay, the additional infomration section, short answers, and activites you may not have considered including.  Register at https://events.genndi.com/register/169105139238459196/3c6e4c949c.


POST SECONDARY PLANNING PRESENTATION for freshmen

Counselors recently presented information to freshmen regarding graduation/college "a-g" requirements and strategies for success in high school.  Please click here for the presentation.  This was followed by lessons in their technology classes using Career Cruising to explore learning styles and career interests.


SENIORS:  APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID!

Counselors recently shared important financial aid information with seniors in their Government/Economics classes.  Please click here for the presentation.  


FAFSA & DREAM ACT APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

Take advantage of free assistance with applying for financial aid!  Please click here to pre-register.  Please click here for the flyer listing documents you should bring with you to the workshop.

Monday November 20th from 10am-2pm at Lincoln High School 4777 Imperial Ave.  San Diego  92113

Tuesday November 21st from 10am-2pm at Lincoln High School 4777 Imperial Ave.  San Diego  92113

Saturday, December 2nd from 9am-12pm at Morse High School  6905 Skyline Dr.  San Diego  92114

Saturday, December 2nd from 9am-12pm at Hilltop High School  555 Claire Ave. Chula Vista  91910


SENIOR PRESENTATIONS

Counselors recently presented information during senior English classes.  All seniors selected the session related to their goals and recieved handouts on both options.  Please click here for the presentations:

Four-Year University Admissions

Community College, Military, and Vocational Schools


CALIFORNIA COLLEGE TOUR offered by Stepping in the Right Direction

Northern CA Tour January 18th & 19th (UC Berkeley, Stanford, Cal Poly SLO).  Southern CA Tour January 25th & 26th (Loyola Marymount, USC, UCLA).  Cost is $250 if you register by November 15th.  For more information and to register, please visit http://www.steppingintherightdirection.com/california-college-2018-tour/?mc_cid=b085c87f0b&mc_eid=c9a6aaa768.


DO YOU NEED TO TAKE THE SAT SUBJECT TEST?

SAT Subject Tests are strongly recommended for students applying to certain majors at certain UC campuses.  Click here for the details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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