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COLLEGE PLANNING NEWSLETTER


October 20, 2018


Seniors-

  • Still working on your college essay?  Sign up in counseling for an appointment with essay writing expert Mrs. Beatty every Late Start Wednesdays until November 1st – sign up outside the Counseling office for a one on one meeting in the MAC

  • Is your  Naviance account updated? Check: http://connection.naviance.com/dominicanhs   

 

College Questions?

 

Sign up to meet with your counselor!

Ms. Guillen will have a sign- up sheet outside the counseling office every week. Come sign up for a time to meet with her and she will answer any questions you may have.

Juniors  

  • Focus on getting good grades – the quarter just started . Your initial college application will include grades through junior year only, so grades this year are important!   

Upcoming

Paying for College

Seniors, the FAFSA opened up on October 1st - visit www.FAFSA.gov
You need to submit the FAFSA by the earliest deadline of the colleges that you are applying to.

 

Go to a COLLEGE GOAL WISCONSIN workshop with your financial materials. Experts will be there to help you compete the FAFSA. See the available dates here.

  

 

College Visits

 
October 20  Drake University

October 28       Lafayette College 

                      Cardinal Stritch University    

November 3     John Carroll University               

October 21   University of St. Thomas       

November 4     Cardinal Stritch University               

October 22    Alverno College              

November 5     University of Wisconsin- Stevens                                Point              

October 25    Beloit College                      

November 15    Seton Hall University

October 26    Bellin College                         

         

October 27    Saint Johns University                   

 

                       Viterbo University          

              

                       University of Wisconsin- La                                     Crosse 

                 


 

 

Opportunities
 

The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)

Travel and learn a language. Look at The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) website:  http://www.nsliforyouth.org/nsli-y/.  This program was initiated in 2006 to promote critical language learning among American youth for eight underserved languages.  The application deadline for the 2019-2020 programs is November 5th at 4 PM EST.
 

Artworks For Milwaukee

Apply for art internships for teens: https://artworksformilwaukee.org/

 

Resources

Outside Scholarships 

Check your Naviance account for more scholarships under Colleges -- Scholarships.


Counseling Office

Hours: School Days 7:30am-4pm
 

 Marian Guillen
Junior/Senior Counselor
414-332-1170 ext. 142
mguillen@dominicanhighschool.com 
                 
Jordan Shutta
Freshman/Sophomore/International Counselor
414-332-1170 ext. 141
jshutta@dominicanhighschool.com

Vincent Murray
Dean of Students                                           
414-332-1170 ext. 160
vmurray@dominicanhighschool.com
 
Rachel Garry
Registrar
414-332-1170 ext. 140                                
rgarry@dominicanhighschool.com

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