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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.
 
 
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Khan Academy - Free online tutoring for your academic courses, SAT/ACT, and more!

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THS Testing Center Resources - Learning Express (Prep Step) and TERC

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Save the Date

August 11th - Virtual Senior Year Kickoff 2021 (seniors only)

October 1st - Seniors can begin submitting 2022-2023 FAFSA (seniors only)

October 5th - Financial Aid Night (for all grade levels, especially important for seniors)

November 9th - College Knowledge Night (for all grade levels)

HARN 2021 Final Four Summer Search Series

Event for the Class of 2022

The Houston Area Recruiters Network (HARN) organization has prepared an awesome event for students beginning the college application process. Each event is held virtually. 
 
Registration is REQUIRED for each event. You must register for each event separately. Registration links can be found by hovering over the date and event title in the flyer attachment posted on this website
 

Tuesday, June 15th – Title of Event: Tip Off: Starting Your College Search (TOPIC: Admissions 101)

Thursday, June 17th – Title of Event: Making the Dream Team! (TOPIC: Finding the Right Fit)

Tuesday, June 29th – Title of Event: Money Maker! (TOPIC: Financial Aid & Scholarships 101)

Thursday, July 1st – Title of Event: Perfecting Your Form (TOPIC: Polishing Your Application)

 

These 4 informational sessions (Final Four) will lead to our virtual college fair which will be held on Wednesday, July 7th, with over 30 colleges and universities committed to attend!

PR Spring Test Fest

April 29 – May 6 is the Texas Test Fest

hosted by The Princeton Review

 

Test Fest consists of:

  • Free Practice SAT / ACT virtual tests
  • After the test, students will receive a detailed interactive score report identifying their strengths and opportunities for improvement.
  • Free Webinars
  • Students will learn tips and tricks to improve their SAT/ACT scores.
  • Students will learn valuable information about the SAT/ACT, including information about the differences between the tests and which might be a better fit for them.
  • Parents & students can learn more about college admissions preparation and changes in college admissions due to COVID-19.
Questions? Contact Missy Wright at melissa.wright@review.com 

LSC Financial Aid Office Presentations

Monday March 1 at 10 a.m. – Financial Aid Applications 101:  Learn the basics of submitting the FAFSA or TASFA application, common challenges, and next steps for the application process.

 

Tuesday March 2 at 2 p.m. – Completing the Financial Aid Verification Process:  Some students are selected for verification; get help with understanding the verification process at Lone Star College.

 

Wednesday March 3 at 10 a.m. – Understanding Your Financial Aid Offer:  This presentation will help you understand different types of financial aid awards and understand your offers.

 

Thursday March 4 at 2 p.m. – Awarded, Now What?:  After you are offered financial aid, what comes next?  Learn about disbursement, refunds, book advances, and more.

 

Friday March 5 at 10 a.m. – Lone Star College Foundation Scholarship Workshop:  Find out about the Lone Star College Foundation scholarship application, deadlines, and tips for success!

 

Friday March 5 at 2 p.m. – Don’t Get SAP’d! Maintaining Eligibility for Financial Aid:  Make sure you know the requirements to maintain eligibility for financial aid.

Questions: Contact the LSC Financial Aid website for links to the events, additional information, and questions.