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
November is Apply to College Month in the state of Georgia. Below we have the list of colleges who have waived their application fees for this whole month, unless otherwise stated. Stay tuned as the counseling office will soon promote our Apply to College Week plan for Nov. 18-22, 2019.
The month of November is Apply to College Month for the state of Georgia. Winder-Barrow is celebrating Apply to College Week November 18-22. Each day we’ll have events for seniors to bring on college awareness, increase overall understanding and celebrate their ability to apply to the college/university/tech school of their choice! Monday, November 18 : […]
Are you a student enjoys helping and assisting others? Have you dedicated time to volunteering? Are you a student who has participated in community service this past year? The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program recognizes students who have distinguished themselves through community service and gives students the chance to win state and national recognition. […]
Dawgs for Diabetes Awareness at UGA is a student organization for students with or affected by type 1 diabetes. Each year, we support JDRF for the walk, educate those in our community, do community service, and host our biggest event of the year, The Campus Tour: A Diabetes Perspective. The tour is much more than a […]
A Kid’s Dream is a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping students achieve their dreams through higher education advocacy and mentoring. AKD has worked in partnership with WBHS these past years to help students plan for their future outside of high school. Sign-up online below to attend the info session scheduled for September 19th at […]
Seniors and Juniors, you are invited to attend the Probe College Fair on Wed, Sept 4th at AHS from 9:10 – 10:50 (2nd period). There will be over 60 colleges/universities represented at the fair, so this is a great opportunity to explore your options. The probe fair is an approved field trip, so you may […]