Counselor's Blog

 

 

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 Nichole Clark

Academic/College and Career Counselor

Orchard View School

 

September 2021     

 

Counselor News

 

Schedule your Fall Counselor Check In for the 2021-2022 school year.  Appointments are Mondays, Tuesdays or by arrangement.  All appointments will be through Zoom or on the phone.   

 

To make an appointment:

  1. Send me an email at ovscounselor@twinhillsusd.org  (See my NEW Twin Hills Email!)
  2. Please include your name, grade level, teacher’s name, and a brief description of what you would like to talk about

Attend the OVS-Welcome to High School (Zoom Link will be sent before the event)

When:  Monday, September 13th at 4 pm

Who:  New 9th Graders, New OVS Students, and Families

Topics:  Teachers, Current Students and Staff will welcome you to OVS, discuss  and answer any questions you have as we begin the 2021-22 School Year. 

 

Seniors

  • Senior Check-Ins - Make an appointment with me to discuss your courses, your plans for the future, and/or audit your transcript for graduation.   Let me know how to support you and your goals.
  • 4-Year College Workshop  -   Mondays at 4 pm. (Starting Date September 13th (at 5 pm, this week only!))
    • Come finalize your college list, get application support, work on your essays, and set up your plan for submitting all of your applications for college. 
    • Drop-In Schedule -

September

 

*13th

College Application Big Picture

·      Your College List

·      Letters of Rec

·      Activities List

·      Deadline Calendar

20th

Common App & Virtual Visit from Willamette University

 

27th

Your College Essays

·      Common App Essay

·      UC Personal Insight Questions

October

 

 4th

UC Application

11th

More Essays

·      Supplemental Essay(s)

·      Covid Question

·      Additional Information

18th

CSU Application

25th

TBD

November

 

 1st

TBD

 8th

TBD

15th

TBD

22nd

TBD

29th

TBD

 
 

Juniors - Sophomores - Freshman

  • Make an appointment to check in about your High School Plans. 

 

FALL VIRTUAL WORKSHOP SERIES

 

OVS College Night

with Willamette University Admissions Rep., Caitlin Forbes

Tuesday, September 28th @ 4 pm

Topics: College Options, How to Prepare, Who to talk to, What to Consider

 

Financial Aid Night

with SRJC Financial Aid Expert, Margaret Mann

Monday, October 18th @ 5 pm

Topics: How to Pay for College, Federal and State Aid, Doyle Scholarship, Merit Aid

 

How to Plan for Attending the SRJC

with SRJC High School Liaison, Oscar Guajardo

Monday, November 1st @ 5 pm

Topics: Benefits of Attending SRJC, How to be Prepared, Transfer Basics

 

 

IMPORTANT SRJC DATES:

August 16 – SRJC Fall 2021 Courses Begin

September 5 - Last Day to Register/Add SRJC Courses with Add Code

September 6 – Labor Day Holiday

September 4 – Windsor High School College Fair

October 1 – Financial Aid Forms Open for 2021-22 School Year (Attention Graduating OVS Students!)

December 9 - SRJC Registration for Spring 2022 (Priority 6 begins at 7 am)

 

***SRJC Fall 2021Courses Remain Largely Remote with many services now in-person by appointment. 

***Check SRJC Covid Vaccination Requirements and Protocols for onsite participation.

NEW - SRJC has Live Chat on their Home Page for your Quick Questions!  https://www.santarosa.edu/

More Questions? Contact Oscar Guajardo, SRJC Liasion @ 707.527.4858oguajardo@santarosa.edu

 

 

Books for your SRJC Class

The Bookstore is now open for in-person shopping, online shopping, and can answer your questions over the phone.  Call (707) 527-4321 or  visit www.santarosashop.com to shop online. Curbside pick-up is available.  **Use your Orchard View Financial Aid/Scholarship at the online check out. Contact Terri in the OVS office if you have any questions. 

 

VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS
 
NACAC/Common App Virtual College Fairs
 
EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES CONSORTIUM
October 5-6
Participating Universities:
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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