Counselor’s Corner

Michele Carter • 601-859-5231 • mcarter@cantonacademy.org

Preparing for College

ACT – Make sure you have taken and sent your scores to the colleges you are interested in.

Register and receive more information regarding the ACT here: http://www.actstudent.org/

Free ACT Workshops are available through the Get 2 College Center in Jackson. Website – www.get2college.org Address – 2600 Lakeland Terrace, Jackson, MS 39216 Phone – 601-321-5533

ACT Prep Course being offered at Millsaps College by Leonard Blanton.  Cost: $70.00 Dates: Saturdays – September 5, October 17 and December 5. Time – 10:00 am – 3:30 pm     
Link to Millsaps College Community Enrichment Series:

http://www.millsaps.edu/news_events/enrichment_series.php

This link will take you to the Community Enrichment Online Order Form:

https://www.millsaps.edu/secure/enrichment_online_form.php

 

Paying for College

Mississippi students are eligible for grants and subsidies if you qualify and you apply. All families should plan to complete the FASFA, which begins January 1 of each calendar year.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) – https://fafsa.ed.gov/ Mississippi students are eligible for grants and subsidies if you qualify and you apply.

Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG) http://riseupms.com/state-aid/mtag/

Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG) http://riseupms.com/state-aid/mesg/

Higher Education Legislative Plan (HELP) http://riseupms.com/state-aid/help/