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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.
 
 
CLICK BELOW TO SCHEDULE A MEETING WITH ME
*In person or virtual meetings available. Available times are shown in two week time frames from today's date.
 
 
or scan the QR code below
 
nicholsths.youcanbook.me
 

 

College Board (SAT) - Register for the SAT, use the College Board Big Future for college & career searches, scholarships & more

https://www.collegeboard.org/

 

ACT - Register for the ACT

http://www.act.org/content/act/en.html

 

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

https://www.khanacademy.org/

 

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

https://www.tinyurl.com/thstestcenter

 

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Save the Date

THS Renaissance is hosting a Mock SAT on Saturday, November 13th. This is a great opportunity to practice your skills before taking an official SAT. 

 

Sign up and details coming the week of October 25th

Louisiana Tech University will be here next Tuesday, October 19th during 5th period!

Some of LA Tech's top majors are:

  • Biology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Construction Engineering
  • Accounting and Marketing

They offer amazing scholarships, have a beautiful campus, and is only a short 5 hour drive from Tomball!

 

Sign up HERE!

Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Scholarship for Senior Girls

Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Scholarship for Senior Girls

The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Founding Members' Scholarship is available to graduating senior women. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to young women who have made the effort during their high school career to volunteer their time and talents to their community. The primary criterion used to evaluate applicants is their Community Service. Academic performance and financial need are secondary considerations in determining the scholarship recipients(s). Applications are available online or in Mrs. Nichols' office. 

https://www.cwjuniorforum.org/application/

The application deadline is January 7, 2022.

DAR Good Citizen Scholarship Contest for Seniors

DAR Good Citizens Program Overview

The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.  The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or secondary schools that are in good standing with their state boards of education.  United States citizenship is not required. The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the qualities of:

Dependability: truthfulness, loyalty, punctuality, and being worthy of trust

Service: cooperation, courtesy, and contributing to the welfare of others

Leadership: personality, self-control, ability to assume responsibility, ability to inspire others, and a decision-maker

Patriotism: devotion to and support of one’s country, supporting service members and veterans, working for causes. that make one’s community stronger, and appreciating the cultural and historic importance of America’s unique population

Click HERE for the details and to apply.

Deadlines:
Part 1: Friday, October 15th by 3:00 pm
*ONE student will be selected to move forward to Part 2 of the scholarship contest and be notified by October 20th. 

Purdue and SCAD Rep Visits
Purdue University and SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design) are coming to THS on Tuesday, October 12th during 5th period!
 

C Advisory/Lunch/Class

11:49 am-12:19pm

OR

D Advisory/Lunch/Class

12:19-12:49 pm

Purdue University is a top public research institution developing practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges. Ranked the No. 8 Most Innovative University in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, Purdue delivers world-changing research and out-of-this-world discovery. It is no secret that Purdue is home to top STEM degrees including Engineering, Professional Flight, and Computer Science, but it doesn’t stop there. Students can choose from over 200 majors housed in our 11 different academic colleges. Committed to hands-on and online, real-world learning, Purdue offers a transformative education to all.

Sign up HERE by 10/11

 

Rice University Virtual Information Session

Rice University
Texas Information Session
Monday, October 18
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Central Time)
 
Hear from an admission counselor for our region talk about Rice's academic programs, groundbreaking research, vibrant student life and the affordability of Rice.
 
 
P.S. Can’t make this event? Request recordings of our virtual information sessions here.
 

Southwestern University and St. Mary's University Event (RSVP by 10/8)

ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY 

AND

SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

 cordially invite you & your family to the 

TEXAS TWO-STEP 

Monday, October 11, 2021
Hilton Garden Inn - The Woodlands
9301 Six Pines Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380

-- OR --

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Sheraton Suites Houston - Galleria
2400 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027

Join members of the Southwestern University and St. Mary’s University admission teams as they introduce the exciting opportunities available at each institution.
Following brief presentations, an opportunity to speak with the admission representatives will allow you to have your questions answered. Light refreshments will be served.

Both events offer a choice of two identical sessions:
6:30 - 7:30 pm  -- or --  7:30 - 8:30 pm
Each session will feature presentations by both institutions.

Please RSVP by October 8 at admission.southwestern.edu/portal/texastwostep OR CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Contact Christine D. Bowman with questions.
[email protected]512.863.1200
 
 

LSC Fall College Fair

REMINDER ~ EVENT TOMORROW

Lone Star College,-Tomball College Night

Thursday, October 7th

7:00-8:30 pm

Held in the LSC-Tomball Commons

In person and virtual options available
 

In Person Option: Click HERE to register to attend the event!

 

Virtual Option: Available Sept. 13th-Nov. 30th at https://falltacrao.swoogo.com/Registration

(click the link on left-hand side of page)

FAFSA
Seniors,

The 2022-2023 FAFSA is now open!

 
College Board Opportunity Program
 
College Board Opportunity Scholarship program has a great support for students through the financial aid process, and you can earn scholarship money!  College Board has partnered with Benefits Data Trust, a national nonprofit, which connects students to Wyatt, a free chatbox that answers questions via text. Students can now sign up for Wyatt HERE.  For more information on Wyatt, you can watch an informational video HERE.  And don't forget about the scholarship!
 
College Board Scholarships for FAFSA Completion
2. File your FAFSA
3. Once you've submitted FAFSA, visit the My Action Plan page and confirm submission
4. If you're legally ineligible to complete the FAFSA, you can still qualify for the scholarship on the My Action Plan page
 
Winners are selected monthly and are notified via the email in their College Board accounts. For questions about the Opportunity Scholarships, email [email protected] or call 844-298-3554.
 
More helpful information on Financial Aid found HERE!
 

One more thing!

Don't forget to RSVP for the October 5th Virtual Financial Aid Night! 

 

Virtual Financial Aid Night

Tuesday, October 5th 

6:00 PM OR 7:00 PM

Two Identical Sessions Available at 6:00 & 7:00 PM

 

Session Format

Financial Aid Overview - Presented by College & Career Counselors

Review the financial aid process including FAFSA information

Scholarships - Presented by College Representative

Who is eligible, where to find to find them, and how to apply

The same information will be shared at each session. Space is limited, so please sign up for your session time below. Zoom meeting links will be emailed on October 4th.

*Sign up closes October 3rd at midnight.

Session 1 (6:00 PM) Click HERE to sign up

Session 2 (7:00 PM) Click HERE to sign up
Virtual Financial Aid Night Fall 2021

Virtual Financial Aid Night

Tuesday, October 5th 

6:00 PM OR 7:00 PM

Two Identical Sessions Available at 6:00 & 7:00 PM

 

Session Format

Financial Aid Overview - Presented by College & Career Counselors

Review the financial aid process including FAFSA information

Scholarships - Presented by College Representative

Who is eligible, where to find to find them, and how to apply

The same information will be shared at each session. Space is limited, so please sign up for your session time below. Zoom meeting links will be emailed on October 4th.

*Sign up closes October 3rd at midnight.

Session 1 (6:00 PM) - Click HERE to sign up

Session 2 (7:00 PM) - Click HERE to sign up

College Board Real Talk Event - Sept. 30th

Real Talk is designed to connect Black students and their families to colleges and access organizations across the country. We also encourage educators to attend! Every session is authentic, engaging, and, most of all, real.
 
Whether your students are just starting to think about college or planning to apply this year, Real Talk is the place to get their questions answered in real time by college admissions representatives and college planning advisers.
 

Real Talk: What you NEED to Know Edition

Thursday, September 30th

6:00 PM

Click HERE to register!