Welcome to the THS College & Career Counselor page!
Most Common Websites Requested
College Board (SAT) - Register for the SAT, use the College Board Big Future for college & career searches, scholarships & more
ACT - Register for the ACT
Khan Academy - Free online tutoring for your academic courses, SAT/ACT, and more!
THS Testing Center Resources - Learning Express (Prep Step) and TERC
HOBY: Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Opportunity for 10th Grade
Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
Empower * Lead * Excel
Be a part of a special leadership conference in June 2022. (Dates TBA) The HOBY mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service, and innovation. To learn more about HOBY visit www.hobytgc.org/what-is-hoby or HERE for a short video on HOBY
THS will send one male and one female to the HOBY conference.
- Short Answer: In 200 words or less, please describe the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school and community. Make sure to include your name.
- Student Brag Sheet: Submit a student brag sheet. There is a fillable and non-fillable version on Mrs. Nichols website. Click HERE for the Student Brag Sheet or visit www.tinyurl.com/thsccc under the Student Brag Sheet.
DEADLINE is December 3, 2021 by 2:30 pm
Turn in a hard copy to Mrs. Namken in Room 1119 OR email your short answer and student brag sheet to [email protected]. *MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR NAME ON THE SHORT ANSWER & BRAG SHEET*A THS selection committee will decide the selected students, and those students will be notified by Tuesday, December 7th*
GenTX Scholarship for Seniors
The GenTX scholarship is now live! Our THS faculty and staff generously donated to make this scholarship available for seniors. There will be FOUR $235 scholarships awarded. Counselors will be available to take submissions during ALL lunches at the counselor table across from 1102 in the commons. To apply you will need to do each of the following:
1. Show proof that you've submitted a college or tech/trade school application (Ex: email proof, applicant portal, acceptance letter, etc.)
2. Show proof that you've submitted your FAFSA or TASFA (Ex: SAR, email proof, applicant portal, through your FAFSA website)
Once you've submitted proof your name will be entered into a drawing to win the scholarship. The deadline to enter the scholarship drawing is Friday, December 3rd. The four winners will be surprised sometime the week of December 6th.
Also, if you've been awarded any scholarships, decided where you're attending, honor cords, academic awards, please be sure to fill out the Senior Info sheet at the counselor table. We're now starting to put senior names on the College Bound Cougar Board in the Commons! All seniors should have already received the Senior Info sheet through English class (bright yellow). If you lost yours more will be available at the counselor table.
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Scholarship Info Session for SENIORS
DON'T MISS OUT, SIGN UP BELOW!
Sign up closes on November 28th
College Knowledge Night for 10th & 11th Grade Students and Parents
THS and TMHS are partnering again to bring you the annual College Knowledge Night for 10th and 11th grade students and parents on Tuesday, November 9th. The event will now be held in person at the new Tomball Event Center from 6:00 to 8:10 pm. The evening will be structured with three session times, and students and parents will have several presentation topics to choose from. College Knowledge Night is specifically designed for 10th and 11th grade students in mind as they prepare for the college application process.
College Knowledge Night
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Open to 10th & 11th grade students and parents
Tomball Event Center
20235 Cypress Rosehill Rd
Tomball, Texas 77377
Texas Public University Admissions
Community College to University - How to Navigate the Transferring Process
In State vs. Out of State Admission
Highly Selective Institutions
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Primeros Pasos: El camino a la Universidad
Click HERE for the even program with session descriptions and times offered.
We look forward to seeing you at the event!
Aviation Simulator Event for 11th and 12th Grade
November 10, 2021
Offered 3rd-7th period
*space limited, sign up required
THERE ARE STILL SPOTS LEFT!
Senior Event: Lone Star College Career Exploration
Lone Star College Career Exploration
Thursday, November 4th
THS Library during 3rd or 4th period
- Sterile Processing - Assisting during surgical procedures
- CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
- Accounting Certificate Program
- Floorhand/Roustabout - Oil industry certification. Starting salary of $43K with top earners of $195K
- Field Service Technician - On site service, diagnostics and repair of electrical products or equipment
University of Alabama Free App Week
Apply to the University of Alabama FREE starting now through Friday, October 22nd at 11:59 pm.
- UA Freshman App
- Under the Additional Information section select YES under Application Fee Waiver, then select Free App Week 2022 from the drop down choices.
- Common Application
- In the Alabama Application Questions within the General section you will see 'Do you intend to use of these school-specific fee waivers?', then select Free App Week 2022 from the dropdown choices.
Young Women Energized Scholarship - Deadline 10/23
5 Day Countdown to YWE Event and $10,000 Scholarship Deadline!
The # 1 Break-Out Session From Last Year's Young Women Energized Virtual Conference "Mastering the Art of Writing for Success - Momentum Education " is back again!
This year with an additional topic: "Writing A Powerful Personal Statement - Young Women’s College Preparatory School ".
The objective of both these writing classes is to ensure you highlight your best qualities to gain entry into any college you apply to! REGISTER TODAY! (Registration link below)
Additionally, YWE attendees will receive additional points towards their $10,000 scholarship application score for attending!
The Women’s Energy Network of Houston is pleased to sponsor ten (10) $10,000 one-time awards to exemplary high school senior girls from the greater Houston area. Through its programs, WEN is committed to introducing high school students to careers in STEM and energy, helping to fuel the industry’s need for top talent in the future.
The scholarship applications deadline is 10/23/2021; recipients will be announced on or about October 30, 2021.
For more details, visit www.ywehouston.org.
YWE STEM Conference Registration: