Come by and see Mrs. Long in the College & Career Resource Center (room 6.204). The CRC offers a variety of different services to all grade level students. See what the CRC can offer you and scroll this page to find out more info on: upcoming colleges visiting WBHS, resources, relevant websites and more! Check the “Financial Aid – Scholarships” drop down tab for good information on available scholarships and other financial aid information.
- Work Permit (ages 15 and UNDER)
- Un-official Transcript (includes GPA and Class Rank)
- Official Transcript (sealed envelope)
- Converting my GPA to a 4.0 scale (includes unofficial transcript)
- Local Scholarship Information – Please see “Financial Aid-Scholarships” in the drop down menu from the “College & Career” tab
- Dual Enrollment (formerly MOWR)
- Testing Information:
- Accuplacer (formerly the COMPASS exam)
- ACT/SAT Fee Waivers (students must qualify for free/reduced lunch)
- Sending transcripts to:
- colleges IN state
- colleges OUT of state
- NCAA and NAIA
- Research colleges and careers (GAfutures.org)
Now located on the “Home” page of the Counseling site
BigFuture is a site created by The College Board, the same folks that create the PSAT, SAT and AP exams. This is a profile-based site where students can get started on all things college prep. Students can create an account to save their information and progress, or use their College Board account they have from previous exam registration. Take a moment and click the image above. We think you’ll have a great experience exploring colleges, careers and getting a little more insight on your plan for the future.
Just as the graphic states, “Explore. Plan. Succeed.,” this site is Georgia’s option to assist students, parents and educators on college and career readiness. Here you can find direct information about the HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship/Grants, other financial aid information, overall college planning and career exploration tools and information on Dual Enrollment. GA students need an account so that they can maximize their potential for using this site which includes but is not limited to: seeing your preliminary HOPE GPA, sending transcripts and applying to GA based colleges/tech schools. Click the image above and start your path of understanding all that is offered.
Career & Employment Planning
Are you a Dual Enrollment student or will you be this summer or fall? The Barrow Lanier Tech campus would like to invite you over for live help with your college email, Banner Web account and Blackboard. if you know you will take an online class a session dedicated to learning Blackboard would be extremely […]
The Athens Area Alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will host a HBCU Fair on April 21. The event will include information tables from colleges, a panel discussion presented by current HBCU students, food, and prizes! RSVP at https://athensareahbcufair.eventbrite.com
Students as you begin to make your summer plans, explore the great options at Columbia University. Columbia’s 3-Week Summer Immersion Program gives high school students a taste of academic life at an Ivy League institution, a vibrant New York City experience, and the chance to meet students from all over the world. They can choose […]
High school representatives, students and their parents can learn about the college admissions process at the ninth annual Colleges in Your Backyard event hosted by the University of Georgia Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Colleges in Your Backyard Sunday, January 14, 2018 12 pm – 2 pm (Doors open at 11:30 am) University of Georgia Tate […]
Hello from Athens! UGA is preparing to begin accepting applicants to our VetCAMP 2018, which is scheduled for June 17-23, 2018. This program is offered to rising high school juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen to evaluate their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, provide mentorship and help them experience veterinary medicine as an […]