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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

Mock SAT at THS - October 20th

Two days left to sign up for the Mock SAT held at THS by the THS Renaissance.  $20 to register (cash or check).  Click here to print the registration form.  Forms and fee can be submitted during all lunches.
 
Thank you!

Financial Aid Night - Fall 2018

Thank you to all who attended the event last night!  Information from the event will be posted soon.

Rice University Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) is hosting their 16th annual College Leadership Workshop (CLW) on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 9 am to 4:30 pm.  

The One-Day program includes informative and engaging workshops on the subjects of:

  • College admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • College Application Essays
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Leadership

There will also be guest speakers and a campus tour.  Students will be divided into small groups led by current college students from Rice University, and other Houston-area universities.  Students will be eligible to win scholarship money!  Parent participants will be able to attend student workshops as well as parent specific to Asian-American families (e.g. translators, information on Asian-American scholarships).  Students and parents from all backgrounds are encouraged to participate.

Registration is now open for student and parent participants at http://riceuniversityvsa.blogs.rice.edu/college-leadership-workshop/

Registration includes a registration fee of $8 per participant and includes breakfast, lunch, and workshops and associated resources, and students are gifted with a free t-shirt. Students or parents concerned with the payment of the fee can contact VSA at clw@gmail.com.

New dates scheduled for THS Rep visits! 

 

Check out the new listings to the right on the link College Representative Visits to THS.

EVENT RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 11TH

Need money to pay for college? 

Come learn about the NROTC scholarships from our own Marines representatives on Thursday, October 11th during both Cougar Blocks in the Cougar Corner.   NROTC scholarships offer a free education, amazing training, benefits, lifelong friends, and the list goes on.   

No sign up required, just sign in when you get there!  Everyone welcome.

The ASVAB is offered each year on the THS campus.  The ASVAB is an amazing tool to help determine career areas that would be a good fit for you.  Students interested in entering the military after high school are encouraged to take the ASVAB.  Anyone can take the test however, without any military obligations.

It will be given during school hours on Thursday, November 1st.  Students in 10th through 12th grade are eligible to sign up.  (NJROTC students will sign up through their instructors).  

Once you've taken the ASVAB, you'll have a year free subscription to an awesome career research portal.  Access codes will be on your score report.  A score review session will be held to explain your scores to you, and all of the tools you have access to. (Date TBA)

Myth:  If I take the ASVAB, the military recruiters will automatically start contacting me. 

Fact:  No, they won't automatically start contacting you.  The ASVAB is used as a placement exam for military careers, so if you\'re interested in a career in the military, you would want to do really well on the exam.  Once you receive your scores you can reach out to a branch recruiter to review your options.

 

Myth:  You can't study for the ASVAB.

Fact:  Yes, you can absolutely study for the ASVAB!  Below are some helpful resources.

https://www.4tests.com/asvab

https://www.asvabpracticetests.com/

https://asvabtutor.

 

The sign up deadline is Friday, October 19th.

 

Click here to sign up: 

https://goo.gl/forms/JFie4m3R2Qk6Swcw2

Mini College Fair Tomorrow!

 September 26, 2018

 During both Cougar Blocks!

 

 *Passes will be available with the hall monitor by the vending machines for students to attend from lunch

 

 Represented Institutions:

  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • Stephen F Austin State University
  • Texas State University
  • Baylor University
  • University of Houston - Downtown (Gators!)
  • University of Houston - Main (Cougars!)
  • University of Houston - Victoria
  • Lone Star College, Tomball
  • Texas A&M University at Texarkana
  • Texas A&M University
  • Academy of Art University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • US Army
  • US Marines
  • US Navy
HARN College Fair Representatives
September 26, 2018
Cougar Block A&B
Held outside the Library
 
Check out the College Representatives to THS section for more details!
 
 

Mississippi State University coming to THS

Cougar Block A MGI (Rm 1300 by the Library) No sign up required, come on in! You don't want to miss this!!