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.
Common App offers one application for over 400 colleges and universities across the country, including GA State University, Georgia Tech, Emory, SCAD, Brenau, Berry and more.
Common Black College Application offers one central application for all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), including Clark Atlanta, Fort Valley, Paine University and more.
SENDedu is a free, online document transfer service available to high school representatives and applicant references for sending supporting documents to more than 150 partnering colleges and universities.
Universal College Application offers one central application for 45 colleges, including several that are not listed through The Common App website.
Dr. Christina Lowe is our school’s point of contact for college athletic eligibility. Please make an appointment or reach out to her with your questions.
NAIA Eligibility Center is for students interested in playing sports at an NAIA school. Students must meet the eligibility requirements, and can register with the NAIA to learn more.
NCAA Eligibility Information is a one-page tips and hints document for students who are preparing for collegiate athletics. This form also includes a link to the NCAA Freshmen eligibility requirements.
NCAA Eligibility Center– Students interested in playing sports at the collegiate level need to register with the NCAA and qualify academically. The NCAA Eligibility Center has all the necessary information.
Career & Employment Planning
Barrow County Schools will be hosting a Job Fair for graduating Seniors that are looking to enter the workforce immediately after graduation. Interested seniors should complete the survey given in advisement on 3/13/19. For all other questions, speak to Ms. Mathis.
Attention high school sophomores and juniors: If you live or attend a school in a Walton EMC (Electric Membership Corporation) service area, you could be one of four students who will an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. as a participant in the Washington Youth Tour June 13-20, 2019. Walton EMC sends four Youth Tour […]
Hello from Athens! The University of Georgia is now accepting applicants to our VetCAMP 2019, which is scheduled for June 16-22, 2019. 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 […]
As we get towards the end of of the year, and into the next semester, Brenau University has an upcoming overnight event Winter Weekend. It is an incredible event for high school seniors to come and spend the night on campus, stay in a sorority house with current students, enjoy a fun talent show and […]
Please consider attending College Goal GA. Thursday, December 6th at 6:00pm at Sims Academy. It’s our only directed FAFSA completion event that will include students and parents to come and get assistance. See the image below on items to bring, or click here for a printable flyer. Click the ticket to go straight to the site. […]
Dear Students, Are you looking for a captivating and meaningful way to spend your summer? Join us at Duke Summer Session for High School Students and get a taste of life on a college campus. By attending one of our programs, you will prepare for college by delving deeper into intellectually stimulating courses of interest, […]