2021/2022 GCI Enrollment Request Form
Complete the Google Form to request enrollment.
Application Deadline - Friday, February 26, 2021
Class of 2020 and Beyond- College Board Scholarship
The ScholarshipsThe more effort you put in, the more chances you get to earn a scholarship ranging from $500 to $2,000. If you complete all six steps, you’re eligible to earn a $40,000 scholarship. Scholarships are awarded--through monthly drawings--to students who complete each step.
1. Build Your College List: $500Get started by exploring colleges you’re interested in.
2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® to get ready for test day.
3. Improve Your Score: $2,000Show how practice pays off by improving your SAT score.
4. Strengthen Your College List: $500Make sure your college list has a mix of academic safety, fit, and reach schools.
5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid.
6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000Apply to the schools you want to attend.
Complete Your Journey: $40,000Complete all six scholarship steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship.
For more information click here.
Class of 2020 -Genesee Opportunity------- Don't miss out on the Genesee Opportunity
GO Learn GO Achieve GO Beyond
Seniors are encouraged to apply now even if they've not decided where they will attend. They will be contacted over the summer to get any information that's still needed to process the stipend.
All seniors should consider completing the application form.
Once the completed application is received, Genesee Opportunity staff will verify the information provided to determine eligibility for the GO Stipend. Students who have already taken a qualifying assessment for certification at a training institution can call (810) 591-GCGO (4246) to discuss eligibility for reimbursement.
2020 GRADUATES MUST UPDATE THEIR TRANSCRIPT IN PARCHMENT - SEE ATTACHED INSTRUCTION SHEET
The GENESEE CAREER INSTITUTE
Click on the link for more info
Do you have questions about your SAT scores or your College Board account? Contact the College Board at 866-756-7346.
UNDERSTANDING YOUR PSAT SCORES- CLICK HERE
LINKING YOUR PSAT SCORES TO KHAN ACADEMY - CLICK HERE
CLEP - A way to earn college credit. This site gives an overview of what it is and how to earn credit. Click here for a link to a page designed for parents.
Need a tutor? Click here for a list of available tutors.
Information for TIP Eligible StudentsHigh School Seniors: You MUST set up your account and confirm your college choice by accessing the MiSSG Student Portal.
All TIP Eligible Students: You MUST update the MiSSG Student Portal with any changes to your address or college choice.
Note: If you do not have access to a computer, need assistance or have questions, please contact the Customer Care Unit toll free at 1-888-4-GRANTS (888-447-2687) and one of our representatives can assist you with the process.
TIP Fact Sheet
Counseling department contact information:
A-L Counselor M-Z Counselor
Mrs. Armour Mrs. Kelley
For more information about the EDP process go to the Career Connections site.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
PSAT 9 - TBA
PSAT 10- TBA
PSAT/NMSQT - See Below
Prepping for College PowerPoint
PSAT/NMSQT- Fall 2021
SAT – ALL juniors are required to take the SAT and other state mandated testing. These tests will be administered TBA Please keep this in mind when planning vacations and other appointments that would take your student out of school. This testing is required.
ACT- ACT now requires students to upload a picture of themselves when they register for national testing dates. For more information go to http://www.act.org/newsroom/announce/testprocedures.html
Are you interested in a career in the military? Find out more by going to http://www.npc-pubs.com/RecruiterJournal/Education-Guide2013.
Are you interested in a career in the skilled trades? Click here for local apprenticeship programs.
Begin to get your college applications in. Remember, you must send your transcript through Parchment.com when you apply. Many colleges have an application deadline in order to qualify for their academic scholarships. Applying before December 1st is a general rule of thumb but you should check the deadlines just to be sure. Some colleges have an October 1st application deadline to be considered for their academic scholarships.
College Visit Schedule 2020- Use this document to see upcoming college rep visits. Some are in person and some are virtual.
2020/2021 Michigan Public University Admissions Guide
Financial Aid Workshops - U of M Flint is offering several virtual financial aid workshops for all students, not just students planning to attend U of M Flint. Several dates are available through October and early November. They will go over financial aid basics and then save time at the end of the presentation to answer questions. To attend one of these virtual events, register here. If you have questions you'd like to ask privately, you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can schedule an appointment to speak over the phone.
Senior Year Planning Presentation
This presentation was shared with seniors in October. Counselor's helped students create their College Board (gain access to SAT and AP scores) and Parchment (send transcripts) accounts. They also helped students create their FAFSA IDs.
Local Scholarships -
Local scholarships are now completely online. You can find the links on the scholarship tab of this page. They were made available on March 1, 2021 and are due by April 4, 2021. No late applications will be accepted.
To be recognized during the Senior Honors Night for earning something other than a local scholarship you need to turn in all scholarship award letters to Mrs. Day in the front office by May 7, 2021. Award letters turned in after this date will not be in the honors night program and will not be announced during the honors night program.
March 1, 2021 for state level grants and some federal level aid. You can now fill out the FAFSA as early as October 1, 2020. The FAFSA website is https://studentaid.gov
Use this link to access a video that gives an overview of what it looks like to complete the FAFSA.
Student Aid Reference Sheet 19-20 - Use this as a quick reference to potential student aid awards that are linked to FAFSA.
Tuition Incentive Program
You may qualify for the TIP program through the state of Michigan. Access the State of Michigan site to see what TIP is and if you will be able to use the money available to pay for the college you plan to attend.
If you've been part of the foster care system you may qualify for the ETV program through the state of Michigan. Use this link for more details.
When transcripts are needed, you must request them through Parchment. Click here to watch how to order transcripts. If you need assistance, please contact Mrs. Day in the counseling office at 810-591-0418 or via email at email@example.com.