To see what is going on for seniors during the month of December, check out the School Counseling Department Newsletter:
Financial Aid Resources
1. Free Advice Wednesdays! Sign up to meet one-on-one with financial aid expert, Iris Godes - Click here for an appointment
2. Information from the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) Financial Aid Night held at FHS on 11/13/2013 - En Espanol - Presentation and Handouts
3. Information from the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) Financial Aid Night held at FHS on 10/23/13- Presentation and Handouts
4. FAFSA Day at FHS: Sunday, January 26th 2014
For students and families who would like free assistance with filling out the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA), we strongly encourage you to attend FAFSA Day at FHS on Sunday, January 26th at 1:00pm. Remember, the FAFSA is required by all colleges and Universities! Please register in advance for this event by going to: http://www.fafsaday.org
5. Scholarship Information
Mrs. MacDowell, Grade 10/12 Counselor, is sending updates on scholarships to students through Naviance, so please make sure to check your emails regularly!
You can also find the scholarship information in Naviance:
All of the scholarships currently active are listed, with links to the applications. Including a link to the Word document of the FHS Scholarship application. Check back OFTEN between December and March for updates!
For questions about scholarships, please see Mrs. MacDowell in D102 or Mrs. Luzi in the College and Career Center in the Library.
Links to College Resources
(Click on link for instructions):
Not sure if you are college bound, or have no idea what you want to do?
Check out these great resources!
FHS College and Career Center Visits
How do you visit with a college/career organization at FHS?
Need some extra help with the college search and college fair process? Check out CollegeWeek Live! An innovative online college fair and online chat resource
Click here for online events hosted by colleges through CollegeWeek Live!
College NEWS Corner
Boston Globe 9/1/2013 - College Application Checklist
Boston Globe 8/30/2013 - College Applications
Boston Globe 8/27/2013 - College Choice and Earning Power
Boston Globe 8/25/2013 - College and Debt
Boston Globe 8/25/2013 - College Costs/Economy
Boston Globe 8/18/2013 - Making the Right Choice
Boston Globe 8/14/2013 - Consumer Alert
ACT and SAT Test Information
2013-2014 SAT and ACT Test Dates, click HERE
SAT/ACT Test Prep Programs:
Other Testing Resources:
Test Optional Schools - Click HERE
Naviance helps students and families connect what students do in the classroom to their life goals, including finding colleges and careers based on their personal skills and areas of interests.
To log on to Naviance as a guest, CLICK HERE.
To see what is going on for juniors during the month of December, check out the School Counseling Department Newsletter:
Naviance is a web based tool that helps students and families connect what students do in the classroom to their life goals, including finding colleges and careers based on their personal skills and areas of interests.
To Log on to Naviance as a guest, CLICK HERE.
College Resources for Juniors
SAT Test Prep Classes
Summer Enrichment/Academic Programs
To see what is going on for sophomores during the month of December, check out the School Counseling Department Newsletter:
Career Center at FHS
Looking for a job? There is a **NEW** Job Posting Board in the College and Career Center in the FHS Library!
Mrs. Curtis, Career Specialist at Framingham High School, is available to help prepare students for the world of work by assisting with:
To schedule a meeting with Mrs. Curtis, please email her at Lcurtis@framingham.k12.ma.us with a few days/times you can meet. She will get back to you with a definite appointment.
Summer Enrichment/Academic Programs
Favorite School Counseling Department Links