Guidance
Contact:
Vanessa Alvarado Phone Icon 830.426.3341 Email Icon Email
  Debra Zepeda Phone Icon 830.426.3341 Email Icon Email

Links

For Seniors
ACT Practice Exams
http://www.actstudent.org

SAT Practice Exams
http://www.collegeboard.com

Free Rice
This site was developed by a parent who wanted to help develop his child's vocabulary and turned into a site that does that and donates food for world hunger.  Check it out.
http://www.freerice.com

Apply Texas
Seniors should be completing applications for admissions ASAP. After an application has been completed and submitted, the student should write a letter to the financial aid office and request any college wide scholarship applications and write another letter to the Dean of the department in which the student will major requesting departmental scholarship applications.
http://www.applytexas.org

College.gov
College.gov was designed by students for students and features first-person accounts of students who overcame challenges to going to college such as peer pressure, lack of family support, and financial barriers. It provides relevant, comprehensive information about why to go, how to go, and how to pay for college or other postsecondary education programs. Young people who may not have considered higher education a viable option will be engaged, informed, and inspired to create their own "roadmap" to college.
http://www.college.gov

Number 2
SAT ACT & GRE Test Prep Websites - Preparation courses are free.  Create an account to get started with tutorial and practice sessions.

http://number2.com

School Soup
With over $32 BILLION in scholarships, SchoolSoup.com contains more scholarships than ALL other online scholarship search sites COMBINED.   SchoolSoup.com is free of charge and completely safe - we don't sell student email addresses or other confidential information to any third parties.  
http://www.schoolsoup.com

Making College Financial Planning Count

By visiting Making College Financial Planning Count online, your students and their families will have a golden opportunity to develop the college funding strategy that is just right for their family! This free resource provides an interactive overview of the college funding process, including information about the FAFSA, the types of financial aid available, and more. They will also have access to the electronic College FundPath™ Worksheet, which allows families to customize their college funding strategy. They can learn at their own pace, and they will also be able to save, update and print their personal plan any time they like.

http://elearning.makingitcount.com/start/default.asp