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Breaking News

     FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE

 
Seniors If you have NOVEMBER college application deadlines, please submit your pink sheet to the counseling center ASAP!

NYSACAC Fall Virtual College Fair is coming up!

Monday, October 18th: 5-8 p.m.

Student registrationColleges attending
 

Students will have the opportunity to visit with over 75 admissions representatives in individual Zoom rooms,
and students and families from all grades are invited to attend.  

If students have any questions, please feel free to contact us at college.fairs@nysacac.org.  


Save the date! 
OCTOBER AP CHILL ZONE EVENT
Thursday, October 28th during Activity Period, in the Cafeteria

Come decorate pumpkins and enjoy pizza and candy with friends!

Please sign up in the Counseling Center so we can gauge how many pumpkins we need!

Five College Visits, One Online Stop

Join Brown, UChicago, Columbia, Cornell and Rice for a virtual information session for prospective students and their families.
Sessions include a brief overview of each institution, information on admissions and financial aid,
and a chance to ask questions of admissions representatives.

You must register to attend. We look forward to meeting you this fall!

Please register for the virtual event that best suits your schedule. Click here to register!
 


Financial Aid Resources

Free online professional assistance to students completing
2022-2023 college financial aid forms; the FAFSA and TAP applications

Next Event is Wednesday, October 20, 2021

All events are online and require an appointment.

Click here to see Event dates and more information

 Click here to learn "what to bring"

Click here to learn how to create and use the FSA ID


Save the date:  Thursday, October 21st
College Fair at Auburn High School

(pick up a list of participating colleges and a checklist in the Counseling Center)


                    Schedule of Events:
  • 5:30pm - Financial Aid- AHS Auditorium
     
  • 6-7:30pm - College Fair- AHS Gym
     
  • 6:15pm - Accessing Disability Services at the College Level Workshop
     
  • 6:30pm - Athletic Eligibility Workshop
 

No time to visit colleges?
Give these videos a try...

The College Tour

Providing an inside look into college campuses around the world.


The College Tour is a TV series brought to you by Emmy-nominated and multi-award-winning producers.

Each episode of The College Tour tells the story of a single college through the lens of its students.

CLICK HERE for a link to the College Tour
 

Juniors and Seniors:  Government Leadership Opportunity
United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP)

Applications due Friday, October 15th
 
  • Every year the New York State Education Department selects two students from high schools across the state to represent New York at the national United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
  • Senate Youth Washington Week will take place March 5 -12, 2022 and will be a fully immersive learning experience incorporating the key elements of the program week in an exciting, interactive format. Each student is awarded a $10,000 scholarship. 
  • A decision to hold Washington Week in person or online will be made at a later date.
  • View the application. Additional information can be found on the national website
  • Student application materials must be received in the Counseling Center by 3:00 pm, Friday, October 15th.

Cayuga Community College
 
OPEN HOUSE & FINANCIAL AID DAYS
On-Campus or Virtual!*
Or BOTH? You decide
*On-Campus Open House opportunities will differ from Virtual Open House opportunities
 
VIRTUAL: Any day, any time!
ON-CAMPUS: AUBURN CAMPUS: Saturday, November 6: 9:00 AM-NOON
FULTON CAMPUS: Saturday, November 13: 9:00 AM-NOON
 
For More Information Visit:  www.cayuga-cc.edu/openhouse
 
 


Parents and Students:  Please check out our COVID information page!  It is updated often with new articles and information!!  Click here!
 
 

 

NEW!  Financial Aid Resources  


1.  Video:  Paying for College



 


2.  SUNY Financial Aid Days. Although offered by SUNY, they are open to all families, including those who are not applying to any SUNY schools. Financial aid professionals are available to answer any questions you might have and will walk you through the process. Please make sure that you register if you plan to attend! Click here to register


3.  Cayuga Community College:  Presentation entitled "Financial Aid Overview"

4.  Skaneateles High School Financial Aid Night Presentation  Click here to view

5.  Link to THE FAFSA (when you're ready)

 

Welcome to the Virtual Counseling Center! Check out what your counselors have been working on for you!
The slides in the links below are interactive and allow you to click on various objects within the picture
to access links and information.


We have created one slide page that is specifically for Seniors, filled with helpful links and how to videos. 
Seniors click here!




 The other is for mental health and provides links to articles and useful resources for students and parents.
Click here for mental health resources!