If you have any questions about College Application week, please contact your counselor.
Senior Rank and GPA Rank is calculated after the first 20 days of school. The updated senior rank and GPA information will be available after September 24th. If you need to know your class rank and GPA please complete the Class Rank/GPA Request Form and your counselor will email you the updated GPA and Class Rank. Requested information will only be sent to the Student's WCPSS email address. Request from non-WCPSS emails will not be processed.
Attention Seniors: Virtual senior conferences with your counselors are starting Wednesday, September 16th. We will discuss college applications, sending transcripts, financial Aid, and more. Please go to the Senior Conference Session registration link to register to attend a session. If you are a Mid-year graduate, make sure you sign up for one of the "midyear graduate only" sessions offered.
Welcome Back Class of 2021,
We hope all of you had a great summer. We are in very unique times but just know the Student Services Department is here to support you as you move towards your goal of GRADUATION!!!! The Student Services Department has created a website with Resources to support you through Graduation and reaching your Post secondary Goals. Visit the ADMHS College Application Information page to get information about College Application Process, SAT, Letters of Recommendations, etc. Just know we are in this together, Go JAGS!!!!
Families are not letting uncertainty due to COVID-19 get in the way of their plans for college, according to How America Pays for College 2020, our latest research report conducted with Ipsos.
•Ninety-one percent of families continue to agree higher education is an investment in the student’s future •Eighty percent believe college is part of the American dream (up from 74% in 2018-19) •More than half (52%) of families have a plan to pay for all years of college—the highest percentage of planners in the 13 years of our study.
Find out more about how families across the country are moving forward with their higher education plans during COVID-19, and how they choose and pay for college.
Thursday, September 10th: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST Register Now
FINANCIAL AID 101 Even without a scholarship, there are plenty of other forms of aid that can help you tackle the cost. The financial aid system can be confusing, so don't feel bad if you're a little unclear about how it all works. There are scholarships and grants (which you don't have to pay back), and loans (which you do). Some of what you receive is based on income and some can be based on academic merit. View the Financial Aide the video below to get more information about Financial Aide Opportunities.
Athens Drive Magnet High School's Financial Aide Advisor is Victoria Sharpe. You can reach her at Vsharpe@wcpss.net.
Infinite Scholars Program Since 2003, the Infinite Scholars Program (a nonprofit organization) has helped more than 200,000 students connect with colleges and secure more than $1.5 Billion in scholarships.
Due to COVID-19, our September and October 2020 events will be virtual. At these events, students will • Learn how to finance a college education with scholarships.
• Connect with our network of 400+ colleges WAIVING APPLICATION FEES for our students.
• Schedule one-on-one sessions with college reps to talk about admission & scholarship opportunities at their schools. Students may receive admission and scholarships on the spot!
• There is no cost for students to participate. Topics covered during the event include types of federal student aid, paying for college through service, websites to search for private scholarships, benefits of community college, responsible borrowing, and scholarship displacement.
We are having an event for your city. Please check our website for specific dates and times where you can also download a flyer for distribution. Students must pre-register on our website in order to receive the login link for the virtualcollege-scholarship event in your area. Teachers, counselors, and parents can also participate by going to the Register Here tab and clicking on non-student.