Guidance and Counseling Office Announcements
FAFSA Completion Sessions - Utica College
Utica College is holding several sessions for FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) completion. Bring any 2016 tax information and W-2's and they will help you fill out and submit your FAFSA. These sessions are not specific to Utica College - they are available all students who plan to attend college in the fall.
Dates: November 1, 8, 15 and December 4, 11, 18
Times: 4-7 PM
Where: Utica College, Hubbard 115 Computer Lab
Reserve a spot at the following link as space is limited: http://www.utica.edu/fafsa-workshop/
SUNY Financial Aid Days
Once again, SUNY is offering two Financial Aid Days to assist students and their families in applying for financial aid and completing the FAFSA. This year, the dates are October 14 and November 18. These workshops are free of charge and open to all prospective college students and their families.
Students can register at one of the 47 locations throughout New York State by going online at www.suny.edu/studentevents or by calling 1.800.342.3811.
Streams to Success
The Rome Air Force Research (AFRL) Federal Women's Program announces a one-day job pairing for young women, grade 6-12, with AFRL professional women. The date of the job pairing will be Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Transportation must be provided by the parent. Interested students may pick up a copy of the application in the Guidance and Counseling office and return it to the person indicated on the form no later than February 2, 2018. Please note that this application includes a short, 500-word essay.
College Connection is a scholarship program in which qualified seniors may take approved courses on a part-time basis at MVCC. Students must have a GPA of 80 or higher, take the MVCC Placement test and socre into credit bearing coursework, and have approval by the school. Cost for the program is approximately $55 plus books and lab feees, if applicable. The registration deadline for summer coursework is May 19 and the deadline for fall coursework is June 30th. Please keep in mind that the placement test must be completed and appropriate paperwork must be submitted prior to registering for classes, so interested students must plan ahead. The College Connection brochure and registration procedure are inlcuded below. Interested students must contact Mrs. Ellis for paperwork and approval.
SAT and SAT Subject Test and Registration Dates
2017-18 test and registration dates are posted in the link to the left. Please note that an August administration date has been added.
College Credits for Dual Enrollment
Seniors - College credits earned through dual enrollment with any college or university or earned any other way whiile in high school will not appear on your high school transcript, which includes only high school credits. If you want your intended college to be informed of any college credits earned, you must contact the college through which the credits were earned and request that they send a transcript to your intended college. MVCC transcripts can be requested at www.mvcc.edu/registrar/transcripts.