Class of 2020 Updates
Vocare Career Roundtable Summary
The College Counseling Office is thrilled to have offered so many successful career roundtables last month. During this time, 11th grade students had the opportunity to hear from different professionals who shared their unique perspectives and professional experiences with our students over breakfast and lunch. Speakers were selected based on survey feedback from the Class of 2020, and 99 percent of 11th grade students participated in at least one roundtable.
Teacher Recommendation Letters
Juniors will have the opportunity to reach out to teachers to request recommendation letters beginning April 10, and our office will walk through the process of requesting rec letters during rally the day before. Students will be allowed to request two teacher recommendation letters and at least one letter should be from an instructor who teaches a core academic class. The deadline to request all teacher letters and have the appropriate forms into College Counseling will be May 3. Students are encouraged to reach out to teachers who know them well and can best speak to their performance in the classroom as the college counseling recommendation will highlight both extracurricular and academic performance.
College Essay Camp Registration NOW OPEN!
During the College Essay Camp, juniors will work with Dr. Hughes and learn to develop and construct a well written college essay for their college applications. To learn this skill, students will have a chance to hear from various college admission counselors on what makes a great college essay and to read many real examples of high quality essays. Finally, the students will brainstorm ideas for their own essay topics and will complete at least one essay by the conclusion of the camp.
Juniors interested in attending the college essay camp workshop are invited to sign up HERE!