BEST VALUE SCHOOLS IN OHIO
Go to http://www.bestvalueschools.com/rankings-by-state/ohio/ for rankings of Colleges and Universities in Ohio. Go to http://www.bestvalueschools.com/rankings-by-state/online-schools-ohio/ for rankings of online schools in Ohio.
OHIO INDEPENDENT COLLEGES VISIT DAYS
As part of a statewide effort to make it possible for families to visit multiple private schools, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO) will host Ohio Independent College Visit Days June 26, June 27 and June 29. Students that visit two or more participating campuses during the event can be entered into a drawing for one of five $1000 book scholarships. Winners must enroll at a participating college to receive the award. For more information and a list of participating campuses, visit www.youcanohio.com/visitdays
Miami University Summer Scholars Program
Session I: July 2-14, 2017
Session II: July 16-28, 2017
Miami's Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intense, two-week program on Miami’s campus exploring a topic of their choice with an acclaimed Miami faculty member. Participants who later choose to apply to Miami will also receive priority consideration for Miami merit scholarships and the University’s premier academic programs — the University Honors Program and the University Academic Scholars Program.
If you have students who would be interested in this opportunity, I hope you will encourage them to learn more about the Summer Scholars Program and apply. The University is pleased to offer a limited number of full scholarships for the Summer Scholars Program to academically talented students with financial need who apply and are accepted to the program.
As part of the application process, counselors will need to submit the following materials online. All application materials must be received by May 1, 2017.
- Letter of recommendation
- Applicant’s current transcript
- Copy of any available test score reports (We will gladly accept ACT, SAT, PSAT, and PLAN scores; official score reports are not required.)
- Verification of an applicant’s eligibility for free or reduced school lunch (if submitting application materials on behalf of a student in need of financial assistance)
GOOD SAMARITAN OPEN HOUSE
The Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Sciences is excited to announce their Spring Open House, scheduled for April 5, 2017 at 6pm. This event will feature information on the nursing and health sciences programs, admissions criteria, and general college information. Staff, faculty, and current students will present information and be available for questions. Please RSVP by April 3 via email to Slayton@email.gscollege.edu
or via phone 513-862-2743.
SCHEDULING FOR 2017-2018
Students will begin entering course requests online for the 2017-2018 school year this week. Here is the schedule for online course entering:
Wednesday, Feb 22nd - 11th grade
Thursday, Feb 23rd - 10th grade
Friday, Feb 24th - 9th grade
Please make sure students have their Course Selection Forms completed and signed for when they come to the computer lab for course request entering. Also, please use the GHS Course Registration Book to get detailed information about graduation requirements and course details. Use the course details to learn about the courses that are offered, prerequisites that are required, and background information necessary for making scheduling decisions. This book can be found in the links above as well as on the Scheduling and Classes tab.
CLERMONT COLLEGE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY OPEN HOUSE
Clermont College will hold a Manufacturing Technology Center Open House on Thursday, March 9 from 6-8 pm at their UC East campus. The open house is open to prospective students and families and no reservation is needed. If students apply that night the $50 application fee will be waived.
COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE VISITS
Most local colleges will send a representative to Goshen High School to meet with interested juniors and seniors. There is a sign up book in the guidance office. Dates, times and colleges will be posted on the electronic message board.
ACT REGISTRATION AND TEST DATES:
TEST DATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE LATE REGISTRATION (ADDITIONAL FEE)
September 10, 2016 August 05, 2016 August 6- 19, 2016
October 22, 2016 September 16, 2016 September 17 –30, 2016
December 10, 2016 November 4, 2016 November 5 – 18, 2016
February 11, 2017 January 13, 2017 January 14 – 20, 2017
April 8, 2017 March 3, 2017 March 4 – 17, 2017
June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 6 – 19, 2017
Go to www.actstudent.org
to register. If you qualify for free or reduced lunch you can qualify for a fee waiver to cover the cost of the test ($58.50). See the guidance office for the waiver.SENIOR TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS
Seniors who have applied to colleges need to contact the Guidance office so that an official transcript can be sent to the college or university. Please do not wait until the last day before the application deadline to let us know
Juniors and Seniors are allowed several days during their last two years to visit colleges. Students must complete a college visit form at least three days in advance and make arrangements with the college. These forms can be obtained from the guidance office.
HELPFUL HINTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE VISIT:
- Make yourself known to the admissions staff
- Spend the night in the dorm if you can
- Talk to current students
- Eat a meal in the cafeteria
- Tour the campus and see all the facilities
- Sit in on a class if possible
- Questions to ask:
- What are the core requirements?
- What percentage of students graduate in four years?
- What security measures are in place on campus?
- What types of housing are available?
- What meal plans are available?
- Are there WI-FI connections in the dorms and throughout the campus?
- What recreational activities are available on campus?
- Are there employment opportunities on campus or close by the campus?
- How many students are typically in each class?
- Is off-campus housing available?
- How do I qualify for financial aid?
- What are the scholarship opportunities available?
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