Free and Open to the Public: College Night at the East Bank Regional Library – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The event begins with a panel discussion that will focus on admission requirements, availability of campus tours, online applications versus paper applications, application deadlines, popular majors, internship opportunities, campus house […]
Tips from the Counselors’ Office: Junior Tips
The Grace King Counseling Department's "Tips from the Counselors’ Office" Series features insightful monthly tips for each grade level.
You can access all Junior Tips in the series on this page.
Getting ready for the EOCs need not be a cause for anxious moments IF you keep the following tips in mind. Ten Terrific Test Taking Tips 1. Show up on time. Get the test off to the best possible start by getting there on time. Arriving late might make you feel rushed and nervous, […]
Attention Members of the Classes of 2017 and 2018: College Preparation Sessions Come learn about NEW college entrance requirements for TOPS, FAFSA, ACT, and SAT. Location: East Bank Regional Library, 4700 West Napoleon Avenue, Metairie Time: 7 PM Cost: Free Date: Wednesdays, August 31, September 14, October 5 and November 30.
The month of March can be a challenging time as it’s the beginning of testing time, completing college applications, waiting for responses from colleges and (subconsciously) counting down until the summer holiday. Here are some tips to make certain that when Spring is Sprung, you’re ready for it! Freshmen, it’s important to remember that there […]
“Oh, it’s Carnival time! Yes, it’s Carnival time.” While we have only days until the Mardi Gras break, take a moment to review the tips, so that you can use SOME of the holiday time to get your academic calendar in order. Then it’s laissez les bonnes temps rouler, cher! Freshmen: We’re gearing up for […]
A new year means a chance to begin anew! The first week of school in 2016 is a fait accompli, and for some there is comfort in returning to a familiar schedule. For others, it’s an opportunity to implement new study habits and consider new topics. A new year means a chance to try something […]
This is a time to be thankful…thankful that all things are going smoothly in your academic life or thankful that you have time to turn it around. November Tips: All Grade Levels: The first semester is almost over! With two major holidays approaching it is important to make sure you’re attending tall of your classes every day! […]
Juniors: Now is the time to explore careers, the level of education needed and their potential earnings. A great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook, which can be found in the GK library! Determining your career goals and options will help you choose a university or college that best meets your needs.
Juniors: It is never too early to start planning for college!! Make a list of colleges you are interested in attending or would simply like to find out more information. Email the colleges on your list and introduce yourself…..” My name is…..and I am a junior at Grace King HS. I am interested in attending (name […]