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G. Bethea, 9th Grade Counselor 221-3186 Email
  Paula Estes, 12th Grade Counselor 221-3186 Email




How do I see my counselor?


  • Email your counselor
  • Ask teacher for a pass to counselor's office
  • Leave a note for your counselor in her box which is located in the front office. 


  • Call front office and schedule a conference
  • Email counselor
  • Call and leave message with counselor


College & Military Reps are here!

 See the guidance calendar for when college/military representatives will be here.  

Mrs. Estes will print out passes for seniors to visit with the college and/or military reps. -  A "Remind" message will be sent out to seniors about when to pick up pass in guidance.

Sign up for Mrs. Estes's Remind  so that you will know when to pick up a pass to visit with College and Military Reps.


"Remind" set up -- Text to 81010 -- message is @c43gfc

Or email to


 Use the following website to help you prepare for ASPIRE(10th grade), ACT, and ACT WorkKEYS(seniors):

Username: murphy

Password: newton86

Apply for federal student aid online using FAFSA on the web (the online version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA).  Applying opens on October 1st, 2016.


SENIORS:  Please note that you must see Mrs. Enfinger regarding cap and gown, senior fees, senior supplies, or  graduation ceremony.  See Ms. Bateman regarding senior pictures, and see Guidance if you have a concern about college applications, scholarships, transcripts or other academic questions.


Below you will find an extensive list of websites to assist you in your search for scholarships, applying to college, and financial aid.



Fastweb A scholarship search engine that is specifically tailored to a student's interests and experience.

American Association of School Administrators

Disability Scholarships

U.S. Dept. of Education

Federal Employee Education & Assistance

U.S. Government Grants

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Susan G. Komen College Scholarship

Military Dependents Scholarships

Veterans assist

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search

American Indian College Fund

Scholarship Hunter

Student Scholarship Search

School Soup Scholarship Search

United Negro College Fund

International Scholarship Search

International Students at U.S. Colleges

Merit Aid

College Net
Scholarship Search

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund


20 Scholarships for minority students

Academic Common Market

Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college, while paying in-state tuition rates.

Military dependent registry

Military children scholarships

One of the Best sites for results.

Students in Foster Care

Financial Aid


Official Government Site for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


Avert the pitfalls!

Undocumented Students

NACAC gives great resources for those students without citizenship.

Federal Loans

FAFSA tips

Clep a Course

Student Loans

Government Programs

SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

Student Aid

College Search Information

Academic Common Market

American Council on Education

Association of American Medical Colleges

ACT and CollegeNET

Association of American Medical Colleges Facts

AAMC Curriculum Directory

Alabama Colleges & Universities

Alabama Course Transfers (STARS)

This site informs students/parents regarding courses taken at any state college or university in Alabama that will transfer between the colleges.

Common App Member Schools

Big Future by College Board

This site contains a wealth of information for the college, major, and career search!

Brain Track College Guide

College Match

College Net

College QuickStart

College Bound

Careers and Colleges

College Atlas

College Board

College Comparison

College Essays

College Lists

College Admission 101

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) shares important information.

College Bound Network

College Admission BOOK

This is a GREAT resource.  All you ever want to know about college admission is in this book and on this website.  A wonderful informative resource for students and parents trying to navigate the college admission and financial aid process!  These authors can save you an enormous amount of time and stress.

College Lists of all kinds

See what a Professional Association (NACAC) of college advisors have created for public use.  A wealth of information, lists of all types.

Colleges requiring SAT subject tests

College Finder

Collegiate Walking Tour Videos

College Majors

The Common Application

European Council of International Schools

First Generation College Student

This site is a great resource for any student being first in their family to attend college.

Historically Black Colleges

Ivy League Admissions


Medical and Dental School Help

National Center for Education Statistics

National Association of College Admission Counseling Newsletter

Office of Post Secondary Education

Peterson's Guide

Princeton Review

SAT/ACT Optional for Admission

Schools in the USA

United Kingdom International Cultural Relations

Virtual College Fairs

Virtual Campus Tours

Career Search

Johnson O'Connor Aptitude Test

One of the BEST and most accurate instruments to assisting in finding the most appropriate career direction and college major.

Nursing School Info

STEM Careers

Underrepresented students fly-in

A great resource for minority students.

Mapping Your Future

See your counselor for I.D.

Alabama Career Information

Career and Financial Aid information

Keirsey Temperament Sorter


Science Careers

Alabama Career Information Network

Career Forward

College Athletics

College Sports Scholarships

NCAA Clearinghouse Basics

National Collegiate Athletic Association

Head Coach Web Search

Military Academies


Air Force


Coast Guard

ROTC Information


Air Force



Military Aid

Military Student Aid

Military Scholarships

Military College Aid

ROTC Information

Summer Programs

Peterson's Pre-College Summer Programs

Venture Scholar Summer Enrichment Programs

Career Summer Programs and Camps

Summer Enrichment Programs

Summer Opportunities

Summer Opportunities

Questbridge Summer

This is an opportunity for low-income students.  If accepted to the Questbridge summer program, a student will gain assistance in applying to highly selective colleges such as Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, and Duke.  If the student wins their scholarship and is accepted to one of those colleges, it could mean a fully paid four year scholarship.

National Student Language Immersion


ACT News You Can Use

Seniors prepare to complete the FAFSA.

Juniors:  plan ahead.

College Board

Educational Testing Service

No Test Requirement

Free Test Prep for PSAT

Questions about ACT/SAT

SAT subject tests

Test Prep-Princeton Review

Test Prep - Number2

SAT waitlist guidelines

Read policies regarding taking the SAT or SAT subject tests if you missed the regular registration deadline.

PSAT testing

Helpful information regarding PSAT


Convert SAT to ACT score

This helpful site allows one to compare admission test scores.

SAT score use at Colleges

Convert SAT to ACT scores

A handy tool to predict one admission test score using the other.

AP Information

College Board

College AP Policies

How to Prepare for College

Planning for College

A great resource for students and parents for the college planning process.

National Survey of Student Engagement


Find out what students say about colleges.

Essay Writing

Personal Statement

A former dean of a major university shares his insight on writing your personal statement....your college admission essay.

Transfer Colleges

NACAC resource

A professional organization gives support for students choosing to transfer colleges.





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