WELCOME TO THE T.C. HOWE COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT WEBPAGE!
We are here to work with students and parents to help guide students’ academic achievement, personal/social development and career development. We are here to ensure today’s students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow.
Searching for College/Post-Secondary Programs
Naviance – Naviance is a college and career readiness solution that helps districts and schools align student strengths. https://www.naviance.com/
Parchment – Provides you with the ability to request transcripts through Secure Transcript. Transcripts requested online are sent securely to the colleges, universities, or scholarship funds that you select. www.parchment.com
Free Application for Federal Student Aid – All eligible seniors should file your FAFSA before the FAFSA deadline to be considered for Indiana and Federal aid for college. The application for the upcoming school year opens in January. https://fafsa.ed.gov/
21st Century Scholars
21st Century Scholars is a program for income-eligible students in the state of Indiana who apply during seventh and eighth grade. 21st Century Scholars enables students to receive up to full tuition to an Indiana college or university. Scholars agree to graduate from an Indiana High School, maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher, pledge to stay drug and alcohol free, stay out of trouble, and complete the Scholar Success Program. Please see Mr. Price for additional information (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- General information about the 21st Century Scholars program: http://www.in.gov/21stcenturyscholars/
- Check your Scholar enrollment status: https://studentaid.ssaci.in.gov/seas/enrollmentstatus/scholarenrollmentverification.aspx
- The Scholar Success Program helps you to prepare for college. Learn about each year’s requirements here: http://www.in.gov/21stcenturyscholars/2505.htm
Signing Up and Preparing for College Entrance Exams
Accuplacer – Learn about Accuplacer and get the free study app!
SAT and ACT Registration – Eligible students may request a fee waiver from their school counselor in the Guidance Office. Check out dates, test centers, and register here:
ACT Prep – Stop by the Guidance Office to pick up an official ACT Practice Booklet.