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posted Sep 15, 2015, 9:47 AM by Kristin Hannon   [ updated Sep 15, 2015, 9:59 AM ]
Summit Public Schools
College Readiness Newsletter
August 26, 2015

Weekly College Update

Dear Senior Huskies, Snow Leopards, Bulldogs, and Thunderbirds,

Congratulations on starting your senior year and all of the hard work it took to get here! My name is Ms. Hannon and I am Summit’s Director of College Readiness. Along with your mentor, I will be supporting you this year as you go through the college application process.

The purpose of this weekly newsletter is to help you stay on track in the college process by informing you about what’s coming up—college events on your campus, application deadlines, scholarship opportunities, and more!

This week’s college priority is standardized testing

               

Do you need to take or retake the SAT, SAT II, or ACT? Registration deadlines for this fall are approaching quickly. Check out the resources below for more information and register soon!

Below you can find other information about upcoming college programs and scholarship opportunities. At the end of the newsletter is a short “quiz.” Answer the three questions correctly, and you’ll be entered into a drawing for prizes, such as college logo wear and other college swag! 

Respectfully,

Ms. Hannon
Director of College Readiness
khannon@summitps.org

UPCOMING EVENTS -- PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Sep 3by 9:00pmOctober SAT and SAT II registration deadlineSAT registration
Sep 12morningACT Test ACT student
Sep 18by 9:00pmOctober ACT registration deadlineACT registration
   
    
Scholarship Opportunities

Questbridge National College Match

The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. Applications are due September 28th

LendEDU Scholarship
Who can apply: High school seniors and college students
Amount of the award: $2,500
Information/Application: https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/ 
Deadline: October 31, 2015
 

Free College Visit Programs

Collegiate Leadership Summit at Franklin and Marshall College
This is a two day program where students are flown in from across the country to participate in a leadership experience at Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania. Sessions for high school seniors are offered in September and November. If you're interested, ask your mentor to nominate you here: http://www.fandm.edu/summit

Smith College Women of Distinction
This is a program for high school seniors that highlights the opportunities at Smith for African American, Latina, Asian American, and Native American students. Admission is competitive. Smith will provide round-trip transportation, meals, and accommodations for all participants. To apply go towww.smith.edu/admission/wod
 

College Newsletter Quiz

Take this “quiz” to be entered in a drawing for free college logo gear!

Changing Education, Changing Lives
www.summitps.org
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