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Senior Newsletter - November 2018

Seniors:

We hope your November has started off great. As you know,  our Thanksgiving Break Deadline for college applications is approaching very soon. Please remember to double check your institutional deadlines for Early Action, Early Decision and institutional based scholarships.  Please make sure you and your family have started and hopefully filed your FAFSA. Several of you have not returned your Senior Autobiographical packets to your counselors, remember you must do this at least two weeks in advance of when you need a letter of recommendation. Almost all four year colleges and universities require a letter of recommendation from your High School Counselor, please make sure you are aware of this and give ample time to request the letter.   

FAFSA Night

We will be hosting an opportunity for you and your parents to file your 2019 FAFSA here at Corinth HS on Tuesday, November 13 at 6 p.m. in room 110. We will have a Financial Aid Team from SUNY Adirondack here to assist you and your family.  Please sign up for a spot with Mrs. Bills by Friday, November 9 and bring your 2017 Tax information to the session.

SAT and ACT Test Dates

The SAT and the ACT will be offered on the following dates. The cost of the SAT  without the essay is $45 and with the essay is $57. The ACT has a basic fee of $42.50 with an optional writing test , cost with writing is $58.50. If the cost of these tests presents a hardship, you may be eligible for a fee waiver. Please check with your school counselor.

SAT Testing Information (register at: www.collegeboard.org)

Test Date (Registration Deadline)

  • March 9th^ (February 8th)
  • May 4th (April 5th)
  • June 1st (May 3rd)

ACT Testing Information (register at: www.actstudent.org)

Test Date (Registration Deadline)

  • February 9h* (January 11th)
  • April 13th (March 8th)
  • June 8th^ (May 3th)
  • July 13th (June 14th)

^ Offered at CHS
* No test center in New York State 
*** Regular SAT only no writing

Scholarships for Seniors

Elks Foundation - 2018 Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest

Ascholarship opportunity available for students who demonstrate scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications are currently available online at enf.elks.org/mvs. Application deadline is November 15, 2018.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship

This is a $2,500 Scholarship Award available for eligible students and parents through January 31, 2019. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win. Discover also has a Scholarship Search tool where students can search 3 million scholarships worth more than $18 billion, and no registration is required. Please follow this link to apply.

Corinth High School Counseling Office  

Please contact the Counseling Office  if you have any questions.

Thank you!