Counselor’s Corner

Welcome to the Counselor’s Corner page! On this page we have ACT test and prep help along with many other great resources.

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:

  • Go to http://www.actstudent.org/.
  • Click on blue Register Now button.
  • Next, click on Create Account and fill in the information.
  • The school code 250443 (This code will be used during the registration process).
  • You will be allowed to select date and location during the registration process.
  • The writing section is not required but it is recommended.

 

2019-2020 ACT Dates & Registration Deadlines

Test DateRegistration Deadline(Late Fee Required)
September 14, 2019**August 16, 2019August17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019September 20, 2019September 21-October 4, 2019
December 14, 2019November 8, 2019November 19-22, 2019
February 8, 2020*January 10, 2020January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020February 28, 2020February 29-March 13, 2020
June 13, 2020May 8, 2020May 9-22, 2020
July 18, 2020*June 19, 2020June 20-26, 2020

**See non-Saturday testing for information related to this test date.

Online ACT Prep

 

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 – 601-321-5533ACT

 

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opens October 1 for all seniors. It is highly encouraged to complete this application even if you do not feel you qualify. It is FREE! Set up an appointment with Get2College to help in filling out the application. Please visit this website to learn more: https://get2college.org/fafsa-2/  (https://fafsa.ed.gov/)

Mississippi State Aid opens October 1: MTAG (2.5 GPA and 15 ACT), MESG State Grant (3.5 GPA and 29 ACT), HELP state aid (2.5 GPA and 20 ACT). Please visit http://msfinancialaid.org to complete the application or contact Get2College for help.

Scholarship deadlines for universities are as soon as December 1st for some Universities. Check with your recruiter or the university website to see when the deadlines are set. The scholarship application could require essay completion and/or recommendation letters. Do not wait until the last minute.