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Welcome to the THS College & Career Center page!  My name is Emily Nichols, the College and Career Counselor for THS.  I have been in Tomball ISD since 2007, and began my career in education in 1999.  I graduated from Sam Houston State University with a BA in Fashion Merchandising, and a minor in Business.  In 2004 I received my Masters of Education in School Counseling from Sam Houston State University.
I am here to meet your students college and career needs.  Students are always welcome in Cougar Corner (College & Career Center).  Parents may simply contact me and schedule an appointment.  I work with all grade levels in different areas of college and career readiness throughout each year.  Many events will be held each year for students to learn more about post high school options, careers, financial aid, and much more.  Make sure you check out the many resources I have posted for you.  The Links section is organized by area of interest with many helpful links for students and parents.
I am the Dual Credit Coordinator for our campus.  You will find helpful information on Dual Credit for our campus. We partner with Lone Star College, Tomball.  Our LSC Dual Credit Advisor is Erica Clark.
Please keep checking back on the Important Event Dates section and watch for many important announcements and event dates being posted!  

Recent Posts

For JUNIORS interested in the University of Texas!

A representative from UT will be on campus Friday, April 8th to visit with prospective applicants in the class of 2017.  The session will be from 9 to 9:30 am in the Career Center.  Sign up today in the Career Center OR through Family Connection (

Wonder Works Pre-College Programs in Arts, Literature, and Film for High School Students

University of Houston and Rice University are offering summer Pre-College programs June 13-July 15, 2016. Check out the website for more details! 

Citizens Fire Acedemy 2016

Tomball Fire Department Citizen's Fire Academy is an extension of the Community Emergency Response Training (CERT), which is hosted by TFD and presented by the Harris County Citizen Corps Program.  The course is 16 weeks, and provides a wide variety of experience and overview.
Please see the attached flyer for more details.

SFASU Pre-Law Academy

Stephen F. Austin State University is offering a Pre-Law Academy this summer from June 5-11, 2016.  This is the only Pre-Law Academy in Texas designed for high school juniors and seniors.
See the attached flyer for more details on this amazing program!

Texas Tech University - Camp L.E.A.D. for Leadership Education and Development

Texas Tech University's Camp L.E.A.D. will be held August 2, 2016-August 5, 2016.  Students will participate in activities ranging from individualized leadership sessions to group challenges and team building activities.  
All expenses, including transportation, housing, and curriculum materials are provided at no cost to students who are admitted to the program.
Admission to Camp L.E.A.D. is highly selective. Students should apply and submit documentation regarding their leadership abilities no later than the given deadline of April 1, 2016.  To be considered, students must meet the following requirements:
  • Grade Level - must be an incoming high school senior in the fall of 2016
  • Academic Performance - student's high school counselor will need to submit an internal form regarding the student's academic performance.  Students will also be asked to self-report SAT/ACT scores
  • Community Involvement - must be an active member of the community and involved in extracurricular activities
  • Leadership - must have a proven desire to be a leader
Students should apply at  Applications must be submitted by 5 pm on Friday, April 1, 2016.
For additional information, call 806-742-1299 or email  

TISD College Fair 2016

There will be something for everyone!  Universities, community colleges, military, and tech schools will be present!
February 25th
6:30 to 8 pm
Tomball Memorial High School cafeteria
We look forward to seeing you!

Dual Credit information has been updated

Please see the Dual Credit link on the right hand side of this website for the power point and handouts.
Thank you!

Career Fair - February 10, 2016

Lift & Move USA Career Fair
A one-day event to showcase career opportunities in the crane, rigging and specialized transport industry.
This is an exciting, fast-paced, high-tech sector of the construction industry that is experiencing a labor shortage and seeking the following positions:
  • Crane Operators
  • Riggers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Field Engineers
  • Truck Drivers
  • Mechanics
  • Welders
  • Lift Planners
  • IT Specialists
  • Computer and Design Engineers
  • Sales Staff
  • Branch Managers
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
When:  February 10, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Where:  TNT Crane & Rigging
925 South Loop West
Houston, Texas 77054

TISD College Fair 2016

Tomball ISD College Fair 2016
Thursday, February 25th
6:30 to 8 pm
Tomball Memorial High School Cafeteria
Come learn more about colleges, universities, military, and much more!

PSAT Score Distribution

PSAT scores will be distributed during English class on Friday, February 5th.
English teachers will review the attached Power Point with their students.
PARENT MEETING - Understanding the PSAT Scores presented by Princeton Review is on February 22nd at 6:30 pm in the LGI.

Mandatory FIRST TIME Dual Credit STUDENT Meeting

Students taking Dual Credit courses for the FIRST TIME are required to attend a mandatory meeting.  There are four meeting times available, please attend ONE.
February 10th in the LGI
6:45 am 
2:45 pm
February 11th in the LGI
6:45 am 
2:45 pm