UPCOMING EVENTS 

Best in Class: ACT/SAT Mock Test 

Would you like to know where you score on the SAT or ACT test? Join Best in Class for a mock SAT or ACT test on Tuesday, December 6th (digital learning day in Fulton schools) at our Johns Creek or Milton centers, starting at 10:00 AM and completing at 1:15 pm. This test will be followed by a private consultation to discuss how to improve your score. 

The fee for this test and consultation is $40 - participants also receive a $50 voucher toward any Best in Class college test prep offerings. 

For more information email chrisr@bicedu.com or call 678-332-2100. To register, go to: 

https://bestinclassnorthatlanta.regfox.com/best-in-class-december-2022-mock-sat-and-act 

 

Fulton County Schools Virtual College Fair 

Fulton County will be hosting a Virtual College Fair on Tuesday, November 29th from 5:00PM – 8:00PM. To register, go to https://www.scholartrek.com/basecamp

 

IMPORTANT REMINDERS FOR SENIORS 

Naviance Deadlines 

As a reminder, you are able and encouraged to submit your college applications once completed to meet your college’s deadline. You do not need to wait for your recommendation letters, transcripts, etc. to be sent before submitting your portion.  

Some deadlines from Common App have not rolled over correctly. To change to the correct deadline, students must click the “EDIT” button on the request page and then click the dropdown for “App Type” and select the correct deadline. Be sure to save any updates! 

 

FAFSA 

We encourage all students and families to complete the FAFSA by your college’s financial aid deadline.  

For additional information, please visit https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION 

MRAC Scholarship 

Composed of more than 300,000 women, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Encouraging young African American women to achieve excellence through higher education is a primary focus of the organization. We support this focus by awarding scholarships to young women who exemplify academic excellence, strong leadership and community involvement.

 

Eligible applicants must: 

  1. Be a graduating African American female high school senior 

  1. Live or attend school in Cobb County, Cherokee County or North Fulton County 

  1. Have at least a 3.0 GPA or equivalent numerical average 

All applications must be submitted online by December 16, 2022.  Applications are available on our website  https://dstmrac.com/scholarship/ or 

at https://mracforms.formstack.com/forms/202223_mrac_scholarship_application

 

Georgia Scholar Program 

The 2023 Georgia Scholar Program application window is now open. Georgia public or private high school seniors who meet the eight criterion categories may complete the application, provided they are scheduled to graduate in spring 2023 and obtain signatures from their principal, school counselor, and parent or guardian. The 2023 Georgia Scholar Program application is due by 5 p.m. on February 10, 2023. The criterion and application form are available on our website here

Applicants should be aware that Georgia Scholar is a recognition-only program. No scholarship funds are associated with this program. Graduating seniors who apply and meet the criterion will receive a seal for their diploma. The criterion is set in state law and exceptions are not possible. 

 

IMPORTANT SPRING DUAL ENROLLMENT UPDATES/DEADLINES 

Once you have registered for your spring dual enrollment course(s), you must send your counselor a screenshot of the approved registration. The DE course(s) on this contract must match the courses you register for exactly, otherwise you will be dropped from the DE course or not receive funding. If any changes occur after this form is submitted, please inform your counselor immediately and send an updated contract. 

If you are having issues with registration, you will need to contact the college’s Dual Enrollment office immediately. You are unable to register, please see your counselor to discuss another option for 2nd semester. 

To request a transcript for Dual Enrollment applications, create a free Scrib Order account and place your request through https://fultonga.scriborder.com/applicationCurrent.