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Counselor Connection » 9-11th Grade Counseling Corner

9-11th Grade Counseling Corner

WELCOME!
 
Welcome to PBS-HSA. Go Wolves. 
Welcome to PBS-HSA, we look forward to getting to know every single one of you. We hope you are ready for a successful year! Your counselors are here to support you.  It is imperative that you don't fall behind academically, and we are here to provide support. If you need to talk to a counselor please request an appointment here.
 
Resources
Naviance
Please make sure to always update your Naviance account and to check your email regularly. Naviance is full of useful information about a wide range of topics including potential colleges, careers, and anything that will prepare you for life during and after high school.
 
Office Hours/Tutoring
Ask your teachers about their tutoring days. When you stay after school teachers can help you with assignments. Sometimes you can also re-take an exam. 
 
Extracurricular Activities: Clubs
This is the time to join different clubs inside and outside of school. You will learn what activities you like to do and participation in clubs can also help your college applications stand out from the other applicants. Join our clubs/activities like MMA, soccer, basketball, cheerleading and more. 
 
 
Things to Do 
  • Log in to Naviance. Here is the link to Naviance https://connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login/?hsid=alliancehsa Naviance is full of useful information about a wide range of topics including potential colleges, careers, and anything that will prepare you for life during and after high school.
  • Create a list potential college majors that you would like to pursue. It's never too early to research what academic areas of study interest you. 
  • Create a list of schools that you are interest you to find out if they fit the qualities you consider in a school. Find out their admission requirements, location, size, campus life, cost, retention and graduation rates, population and academic programs (make sure they offer the major that you are interested in pursuing).

  • Make a "Brag Sheet". Write down accomplishments, activities and work experiences. This will be an important part of your college and scholarship applications.

  • Sign-up for extracurricular activities. Consider clubs at school, leadership roles, or involvement in your religious group or community.
 

 

 

 

 
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