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
C2 Education came to WBHS on October 8 to present various information on the Current SAT, Redesigned SAT, and the ACT. They spoke about the differences between the tests and how to know which one is right for you. Click below for their PowerPoint presentation, fact sheet, and college admissions timeline. Check out their website for […]
Check out this upcoming tour opportunity from UGA: The tour’s focus will be on Type 1 Diabetic high school students who are planning to or are interested in attending college. We know personally that transitioning from high school to college is hard for the average person but especially hard for Type 1s. We know both […]
For student’s planning or currently enrolled in MOWR courses for the spring 2016 semester, you must complete a new “Participation Form” with your school counselor. Please see Mrs. Long in the CRC for details if you are a new MOWR students. If you’re currently enrolled, please make an appointment with your counselor as soon as […]
On Wednesday, October 28, our school will administer the PSAT/NMSQT®, a test that showcases the skills and knowledge you are learning in class that are essential for college. We encourage you to take advantage of the many benefits PSAT/NMSQT offers: 1) Get connected to colleges and universities across the country — and to scholarship organizations […]
Students and parents check out the resources through Wells Fargo on their CollegeSTEPS program. There are some tools to help you with college and financial aid planning. See the snap shot captured below, and when you have a moment take some time to visit their site here.
UPCOMING EVENT WBHS is a co-sponsor for this upcoming event in Athens, GA. On Thursday, September 24, 2015, UGA will be screening, First Generation at University 16 Cinema at the Oconee Connector in Athens. The film is a feature-length documentary following the story of 4 students striving to be first in their families to go to […]