Mrs. Heberling
6 - 12 School Counselor
217-364-4530 ext. 112
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HIGH SCHOOL CODE:  140 - 445
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

Follow Tri-City High School Guidance on REMIND: https://www.remind.com/join/763h7

2017-2018 Course Planning Guide
Student Mentoring Application
CACC Student/Parent Agreement Form - Students may pick-up the CACC Application from Mrs. Heberling
LLCC Registration Checklist

Lincoln Land Accuplacer Prep Workshop
Free Accuplacer Prep Workshop will provide you with successful study tools to help you prepare for the LLCC placement test(s) - Register online

Operating Engineers Apprenticeship Information
Students interested in becoming an Operating Engineer, but are not eligible to apply at this time may apply between November 1 through December 29 each year.

 

Scholarship BulletinUpdated 10/16/2017

Click HERE for more information about Scholarship Scams
Federal Student Aid Scholarship Search 
Scholarships.com - Free College Scholarship Search
Scholarship and Grant Search Website
Student Portal - Illinois Student Assistance Commission
College Zone - Illinois Student Assistance Commission
College Board - Big Future Website
Career Cruising Website  Username: tricity  Password: careers
Online Colleges in Illinois - College & University search engine
Capital Area Career Center
NCAA Eligibility Center
NCAA College-Bound Student-Athlete Guide
NAIA Eligibility Center

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

North County Teen Court Application 
For additional information please visit: http://www.northcountyteencourt.com/

LLCC College for Kids Volunteer Application

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois - Teen Council Application
Due September 8, 2017
Students between the ages of 15-18

Tri-City Library Volunteer Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region
http://www.bbbscapitalregion.org

Community Service & Volunteer Activity Log Sheet

2017-2018 SAT Testing Dates
TEST DATE REGISTRATION DATE LATE REGISTRATION (addl. fee rqd.)
August 26, 2017 July 28, 2017 August 15, 2017
October 7, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 27, 2017
November 4, 2017 October 5, 2017 October 25, 2017
December 2, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 21, 2017
March 10, 2018 February 9, 2018 February 28, 2018
May 5, 2018 April 6, 2018 April 25, 2018
June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 23, 2018
Visit https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register to register.
 2017-2018 ACT Testing Dates
TEST DATE
REGISTRATION DATE
LATE REGISTRATION (addl. fee rqd.)
September 9, 2017 August 4, 2017 August 5-18, 2017
October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017 September 23-October 6, 2017
December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4-17, 2017
February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 13-19, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018
June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018
July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018
Register at www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration-information.html

 

SAT Preparation Websites
Khan Academy
College Board
How to Link Your College Board and Khan Academy Accounts

College Board Tutorials & Score Information
Understanding your 2017 PSAT 8/9 Results
Understanding your 2017 PSAT 10 Results
Understanding Your 2016 PSAT/NMSQT Score Reports
PSAT/NMSQT Score Report Video
Concordance Tables - SAT versus ACT

ACT Preparation Websites

http://www.actstudent.org/sampletest/index.html

http://www.sparknotes.com/testprep/books/act/

ACT Preparation Courses & Workshops

Better Test Scores 

www.BetterTestScores.net

email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information


Lincoln Land Community College SAT & ACT Prep Classes
Click HERE for class schedules. 
Contact 786-2292 to register or visit www.llcc.edu/community-education 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES

2017 Financial Aid Presentation 
Changes for the 2017-2018 FAFSA - Click HERE

FAFSA4caster

FAFSA.GOV - Access the FAFSA Application
How to Apply for an FSA ID
The FAFSA Process

FAFSA Important Links

FAFSA and Farmland Q & A Information

Illinois Student Assistance Commission Hotline: 1-800-899-4722

Federal Student Aid Hotline: 1-800-433-3243             

Financial Planning Website

RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES
Parent Helpline Information: (217) 544-5808

This parent help-line can provide parenting tips, support, and referrals
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
Community Resources Link: Need Help? Call 2-1-1; www.findhelp211.org
National Runaway Safeline: 1-800-786-2929

24-hour crisis line that provides solution-focused, confidential support to keep runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
The Trevor Project provised crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LBGTQ) young people 13-24.
GLBT National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743
LOVEISRESPECT: 1-866-331-9474
Loveisrespect provides 24/7 support and help to teens in an unhealthy or unsafe dating relationship, including a free and confidential helpline, an anonymous online chat with a peer advocate and a text chat (text "loveis" to 22522).
RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673

The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) offers free, confidential, 24/7 support online and by phone to sexual assault victims and theirs friends & family. 

UPCOMING GUIDANCE DATES   

Fall 2017                           Hands-On Healthcare presented by Memorial Center for Learning & Innovation
                                          Participants attend mini sessions at no cost and may register online
                                          Visit https://jobs.choosememorial.org/ and click under the Students Tab

October 4                          Capital Area Education Fair - JUNIORS & SENIORS

                                           Sign-ups will begin in September; listen for announcements!
                                           Permission forms are due SEPTEMBER 28

October 4                           FAFSA Completion Workshop - 5:30 - 7:00 pm
                                            Click HERE for more information

October 11                         PSAT/NMSQT Test - JUNIORS

October 16                        St. John's College of Nursing Open House
                                           2 sessions: 4:30 - 5:30 pm OR 5:30 - 6:30 pm
                                           RSVP by calling 525-5628 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

October 19                        CACC Open House
                                           TBA

October 25
                       College Application Workshop - SENIORS

October 25                        Finish Your FAFSA Workshop - 5:30 pm
                                           Lincoln Library - Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
                                           326 S. 7th Street, Springfield

November 18                    Finish Your FAFSA Workshop - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                           Lincoln Library - Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
                                           326 S. 7th Street, Springfield

 

LATEST GUIDANCE NEWS & COMMUNICATIONS

PSAT/SAT Letter to Junior Parents - 9/8/17
Financial Aid Night/FAFSA Completion Workshop Letter to Seniors
- 8/31/17

 

2017-2018 COLLEGE VISIT DAYS
Visits take place during high school lunch unless otherwise noted.

September 13, 2017   Lincoln College
September 13, 2017   MacMurray College
September 14, 2017   Lincoln Land Community College
September 20, 2017   Air National Guard
September 22, 2017   Illinois College
October 5, 2017   McKendree University
October 17, 2017   Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
October 17, 2017   Southeast Missouri State University
October 23, 2017   St. John's College of Nursing
October 24, 2017   Blackburn College
November 8, 2017   Lincoln Land Community College
February 15, 2018   Lincoln Land Community College
April 11, 2018   Lincoln Land Community College