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
Seniors, please see the attached scholarship flyer. If any have any additional questions regarding the scholarship, please refer to the click to the scholarship website: http://go.bbb.org/atl-scholarship-form.
Please see the attached image for information on Lanier Tech’s Open House on the Oakwood Campus.
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