Junior Information

  • 2019-2020  Junior Classroom Presentation (English & Spanish)

    Curriculum Night Presentation

    Junior Monthly Call Home

    “I’m Going to College” presented by Emily K Center: Game Plan College

    NC Governor's School

    Online College and Career Planning Tool

    Register and Prepare for the ACT

    Register and Prepare for the SAT

    Summer Ventures

     

    College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC)

    Plan, Pay and Apply for College using CFNC. ​

    https://www.cfnc.org/index.jsp

     

    Kaplan Test Prep

    https://www.kaptest.com

     

    PSAT/NMSQT Results​

    Understanding The PSAT Results

     

    US Airforce Academy Admissions

    www.academyadmissions.com

     

    Project Uplift and Uplift Plus at UNC Chapel Hill

    PROJECT UPLIFT seeks to engage current high school juniors in an immersive two-day experience that connects them with UNC-Chapel Hill and other four-year colleges and universities. Participants live on campus; interact with faculty, staff and current students; engage in educational, cultural and social activities and learn about admissions and college affordability.

    UPLIFT PLUS is a five-week residential program for Project Uplift participants. During the program, participants live on campus, attend SAT/ACT coaching sessions and take English 100 (3 credits). Participants also engage in college application prep, research, leadership development, as well as a wide variety of experiential learning opportunities. There is no separate application for Uplift PLUS. Students must indicate on their Project Uplift application whether they would like to be considered for Uplift PLUS. Students must attend Project Uplift to participate in Uplift PLUS.


    HOW TO APPLY :

    The application for Project Uplift: https://go.unc.edu/ProjectUplift is due by February 1 at 11:59pm EST.
     
    There is not a separate application for Uplift PLUS; students can indicate your interest by answering additional essay questions on their Project Uplift Application. 

     

    Coolidge Scholars Program

    The Coolidge Scholars Program is an academic merit-based scholarship for current high school juniors applying to attend college in Fall 2021. Winners of the scholarship will earn a full-ride, four year scholarship to ANY accredited college or university in the United States. Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service. The deadline to apply is January 16, 2020 at 5:00 pm. For more information visit the hyperlink.

     

    Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders at Appalachian State University

    MGSI offers a unique opportunity for current high school juniors to gain an immeasurable amount of business knowledge and experience. This year 24 students will be selected to participate in the 17th cohort that will include two weeks of classroom instruction, an entrepreneurial project, professional/leadership development, and regional travel and/or interaction with business professionals. Program dates are July 19 - August 1, 2020.
    Application deadline: February 28, 2020 
    To apply and get more information visit: www.marthaguy.appstate.edu

     

    Furman University is seeking nominations of high school juniors to become a Furman Scholar. Furman Scholars are eligible for at least $20,000 per year, $80,000 over four years in scholarships upon acceptance to Furman University. In addition, Furman Scholars will have their application fee waived when applying through common app. Furman nominees must meet the following criteria

    • A genuine interest in an education in the liberal arts and sciences
    • A high school weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher
    • At least a 1360 on the SAT, PSAT, or a 29 on the ACT
    • Significant involvement in extracurricular activities and community service
    • Demonstrated leadership potential

     Nominations are due by April 1, 2020. Interested students must meet with their counselor by March 1, 2020.