School Counseling Announcements

  • Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association Job Fair
    Landscape, nursery, and greenhouse companies will be on hand to talk with job seekers about a wide variety of jobs. The job fair will be held February 27 (1-5PM) and February 28 (8AM - noon) at the Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center. The event is free but preregistration is required.  For more information go to www.mnla.com/events/event_list.asp
     
    Free Financial Aid Assistance
    American Student Assistance College Planning Centers offer free assistance with completing financial aid applications, both in person at either their Boston or Brockton sites and over the phone by calling 1-877-332-4348.  For more information, go to www.asa.org/plan.
     
    Gap Year Option
    Seniors who are unsure of what they would like to do in the future might want to check out Dynamy Internship Year.  They are located at 27 Sever Street in Worcester. For information about their programs, go to www.dynamy.org
     
    Federal Student Aid
    For information on funding a college education, students and parents can go to www.edpubs.gov to order helpful publications, or go to StudentAid.gov/resources to download electronic versions of publications and videos.  Students should also visit StudentAid.gov/fsaid to learn about creating an FSA ID which will be needed for signing the FAFSA and for various other uses on Federal Student Aid websites. 
     
    Scholarships
    Students can log in to their Naviance Family Connection accounts and select Colleges to display options to view the Scholarship List or run a National Scholarship Search.  The Scholarship List contains the regional and national scholarships that GHS has been notified of. There are three categories of scholarships in the Scholarship List: College/Institution Specific, Regional/National, and For Juniors.  If students run a National Scholarship Search they can fine-tune the list to show scholarships that they may be eligible for.

    Test Prep

    The following companies offer numerous opportunities/classes for preparing for the SAT and ACT. Be sure to check their websites for locations, dates, and times. 
     
    Personal Best Test Prep (personalbesttestprep.com)
    Kaplan Test Prep (www.kaptest.com
     
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    Logging in to Naviance

    To get to the Family Connection page of Naviance, students should click Naviance Family Connection.  We recommend that you bookmark that page.  Usernames and passwords are handed out in the Naviance user sessions run by the Guidance department. If you have forgotten your password, you can click "forgot your password" on the Family Connection home page.

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