Class of 2023 Seniors

23 days ago

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS: 


College Applications:www.commonapp.org 


Contact information for applications: 

Jill Bender, Counselor, benderjr@vancecharter.org

Amine Seifert, Advisor, seiferta@vancecharter.org 


Residency Determination Services: www.ncresidency.org 



College Foundation of NC: https://www.cfnc.org/ 
Has tools for researching 2- and 4- year colleges in NC, and information about how to apply to and pay for your college education. 
 
College Test Scores:  College Admissions Test Scores are optional again this year for the 16 University System.  For more information, read the Test Waiver memorandum.  
 

College Application Timeline Goals for November/December
  • Continue completing college applications.
  • Make sure you have completed RDS, FAFSA and any other forms needed by the schools to which you applied. (Some require CSS Profile too.)
  • Log into portals for every college you applied to and check to ensure they have received all your materials!
  • Check the scholarship pages of individual college websites and apply to scholarships specific to each school. Continue researching state and national scholarship opportunities.
  • Check email and your college portals regularly so that you don't miss important communication!

Scholarship / Financial Aid Information

Fill out your FASFA at:  www.studentaid.gov


There are many scholarship opportunities available - based on academics, special activities, financial need, demographics, etc. Each school also has their own scholarships. Check college websites and use the links below to explore additional opportunities! 

These websites are only some of the ones that have scholarship information.  Remember that scholarship searches and applications should never cost money.

www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Training/find-scholarships.aspx

www.cfnc.org

www.chegg.com

www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org

www.collegeboard.org

www.fastweb.com

https://www.northcarolina.edu/future-students/nc-promise/

www.niche.com

www.nshssfoundation.org

www.petersons.com

www.salliemae.com/college-planning/tools/scholarship-search/

www.scholarships.com

www.unigo.com

www.uncf.org

Individual colleges may have their own scholarships and financial aid.  Please check their websites for more information.


Local Scholarship Postings

  • Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Women Educators - Gamma Chi Chapter is offering a $500 scholarship, renewable annually, for females living in Warren or Vance county who plan to pursue a degree in education. Students who plan to attend a 4-year college, or who plan to start at a community college and then transfer to a 4-year college, are eligible. Applications are available from Mrs. Seifert. Deadline to apply is January 18, 2023.
  • Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship - The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the state of NC will award scholarships to NC high school seniors to be used at any NC college or university. 1st place - $3000, 2nd place - $1000, 3rd place - $800 and 3 4th places - $400, plus local committees may provide smaller scholarships to local finalists. Details can be found online at www.ncdames.org/florence-kidder-memorial-scholarship. The application must be completed and supporting materials uploaded online no later than 11:59pm on February 5, 2023.


For all regular school or counseling issues, Mrs. Bender is available to assist students with their needs.  To see the counselor, please visit the office.  To schedule appointments with the counselor, use this link:  https://benderjr.youcanbook.me, email a request to benderjr@vancecharter.org or call the school at 252-431-0440.


All seniors should complete a Senior Career Plan form at the beginning of the school year and then make an appointment to meet with Mrs. Seifert, the College & Career Coordinator. To schedule an appointment, visit https://seiferta.youcanbook.me or email a request to seiferta@vancecharter.org.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

3 months ago

Be sure to check the bulletin board outside Mrs. Seifert's office for postings about local job opportunities for students. Current postings are for part-time job opportunities.

Class of 2024 Juniors 

3 months ago

For all regular school or counseling issues, Mrs. Bender is available to assist students with their needs.  To see the counselor, please visit the office.  To schedule appointments with the counselor, use this link:  https://benderjr.youcanbook.me, email a request to benderjr@vancecharter.org or call the school at 252-431-0440.


For College & Career Planning, Mrs. Seifert is available to assist students with their needs.  To see Mrs. Seifert, please visit the office, or to schedule an appointment, visit https://seiferta.youcanbook.me or email a request to seiferta@vancecharter.org.


Class of 2025 Sophomores

3 months ago


For all regular school or counseling issues, Mrs. Bender is available to assist students with their needs.  To see the counselor, please visit the office.  To schedule appointments with the counselor, use this link:  https://benderjr.youcanbook.me, email a request to benderjr@vancecharter.org or call the school at 252-431-0440.


Class of 2026 Freshmen

3 months ago

For all regular school or counseling issues, Mrs. Bender is available to assist students with their needs.  To see the counselor, please visit the office.  To schedule appointments with the counselor, use this link:  https://benderjr.youcanbook.me, email a request to benderjr@vancecharter.org or call the school at 252-431-0440.






Class of 2027 8th Graders

3 months ago

High School planning will begin in Spring 2023.  Information for rising freshmen will be available at that time. If you have any questions in the meantime, please reach out to Mrs. Bender in the High School office.