• Information about Opportunities (tutoring, jobs, summer programs) comes into the Counseling Office on a daily basis.  Please see below for a list of those opportunities.

     

     

    HBCU Summit Series

    To Register: https://hbcusummitseries.com/

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    NACAC Virtual College Fairs

     
     
     TO REGISTER:   virtualcollegefairs.org
     
    The next NACAC Virtual College Fairs are happening soon!
    • Monday, Oct. 12: 1 - 9 p.m. ET
    • Sunday, Oct. 18: 12 - 8 p.m. ET
    • Sunday, Nov. 8: 2 - 10 p.m. ET
     
    On each fair date, more than 600 colleges and universities will offer Zoom sessions and meetings. Students everywhere can log in, drop in, and ask questions.
    These fairs offer an unparalleled opportunity for students to explore their college options!
     
    PNC Bank provides sponsorship support and is offering the following informative Zoom sessions on Oct. 12:
    • Student Loan Options: 2 -3 p.m. ET
    • FAFSA Basics: 4 - 5 p.m. ET
    • FAFSA Basics: 6 -7 p.m. ET

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    TWO OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CRAFT AND GATTON ACADEMIES!

    The Craft and Gatton Academies are hosting two Virtual Opportunities for students and families to learn more about both programs!

    We will be hosting the events on Saturdays: October 3, and October 27 9 a.m. Central/10 a.m. Eastern time.

    Each academy will present their slideshow presentation, and then we will open up for combined Q and A at the end.

    We are so excited to be presenting to our potential Class of 2023, and hope to see you – virtually – at one of our upcoming sessions!

               For more information on Craft Academy visit: www.moreheadstate.edu/craft-academy

               To register for a Craft and Gatton Session, visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/craft-and-gatton-academies-virtual-info-session-tickets-123233273037


     

    KYACA Virtual College Fair!


    Student registration is now open! Go To College Fairs has a great system in place where students will be able to see what colleges/universities have signed up for the fair so they will know who is coming in advance.

    students can go to https://kyacac.swoogo.com/kyacacvirtual to register for the fairs. Once again, the fairs will be FREE for your students to attend! Please use the document attached when promoting the fair as well, it includes step by step instructions for students and their adults to look at when going through the registration process. Here is a PDF to help with instructions: Student Family School Counselor Step by Step_KYACAC.pdf

    *All times are in eastern standard time (EST)*

    Tuesday, September 29th – 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

    Thursday, October 15th - 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Wednesday, October 21st - 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Monday, December 7th - 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

     Friday, November 13th - 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM 

    Saturday, November 14th – 11:00 AM -1:00 PM

     

     

    Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) Summer Program

     YYGS invites eligible students to join us this coming July! Experience life as a university student at Yale while attending an academic session of your choosing. 

    Here's what you need to know:

    • Meet peers from over 130 countries around the world (including all 50 U.S. states), and join discussions where students offer global perspectives.
       
    • We provide over $3 million USD in need-based financial aid equally to both domestic and international students, offered as discounts covering up to 100% of tuition costs.
       
    • Apply by our Early Action deadline and hear your decision back by late December. If the fee poses a financial burden, submit a fee waiver to make your application fee $0 USD.

    While YYGS is excited to host on-campus sessions, we will notify students by March 5, 2021, if that is not possible. More details are listed on our COVID-19 update page.
    Early Action Deadline: November 10, 2020 at 11:59pm ET
    Regular Decision Deadline: January 12, 2021 at 11:59pm ET
    Apply Today: https://globalscholars.yale.edu/how-to-apply
    Webinar Series: https://globalscholars.yale.edu/how-apply/info-sessions*
    *Register to either attend live and/or to view recordings on your own time.


    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for your time, and we hope to read your application soon!

     


     

    Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program (GSP) 

    PLD will hold an Informational Zoom Meeting for all interested juniors on Wednesday, October 7 at 9:30 AM.  

     The Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program (GSP) is a five-week summer residential program for outstanding Kentucky students completing their junior year in high school. To be eligible to apply and be selected as a Governor's Scholar a student must: 

    1) Be in the 11th grade at the time of selection and intend to return to a Kentucky school district for the next school term (Students skipping their senior year to enter college are not eligible). 

    2) Be a current resident of Kentucky

    3) Have taken the ACT, PSAT, or SAT in the 9th, 10th, or 11th grades.   

    Students interested in applying should go to the GSP website to review all application materials, video guides, helpful hints, camp dates, and scoring rubrics prior to beginning the application process.  

    Deadline to Apply for Paul Laurence Dunbar is December 1, 2020. No late applications will be accepted.