College Guidance News 16-17

Finding a college and a way to pay for it are at the top of many high school students and their parent’s mind. On February 16th, more than 200 high school students from 9-12th grades and their families met with around 20 different colleges at the Horizon Science Academy Toledo’s 3rd Annual College Fair. Information sessions on financial aid, maximizing ACT and SAT scores, and essay writing and scholarships was also offered during this event. Families got a chance to meet with the admission counselors and professional career people on their fields. We had great feed backs from the quests. 
• University of Toledo • Wright State University • Terra State CC • Stautzenberger College • Defiance College • Mercy College of Ohio • Heildelberg University • Indiana Tech • Cleveland Institute of Art • Cleveland State University • Eastern Michigan University • Bowling Green State University • Owens CC • Lourdes University • National Guard • UT-ROTC • UT_Upward Bound Program • NEOMED-HPAC • Central State University • University of Akron

 HSAT’s College Counseling Department has initiated The College Spirit Week event for the first time in its history. It is strongly believed by the school administration, staff members and families that the event will help the students to understand the importance of pursuing a college education and beyond.

The first day of the College Spirit Week has kicked off with an Alumni Panel on Monday, February 13th.  With the cooperation of Concept Alumni Network of Toledo, the panel has been successfully held at HSAT. The Alumni have started the day with a warm welcoming and breakfast. The HSAT Robotics team made the presentation during the breakfast and then the Alumni were given a short school tour by student ambassadors. Then one-hour panel was held at cafeteria. Seniors and juniors have asked several of questions to graduate students of HSAT. Alumni Panelists Ariana Streeter (2012), Brione Walker (2013), Mariah Brock (2014), Darius Harmon (2016) and Trevor Weills have shared their college and after college experiences with the students and tried to address college-related questions and concerns during the panel.