Counseling Corner

Be sure to get to know your school counselor. We are here to help! 

Middle School Counselor (Gr. 6-8): Sean Anthony – santhony2@philasd.org

High School Counselor (Gr. 9-12): Tina Carugno –  tcarugno@philasd.org

CEEB School code: 393230

MS Anthony’s Counseling Room Google CR Code: 4w6al

8th Grade School Selection Google CR Code: paksvr3

HS Additional Opportunities Google CR Code: h7whvu7

Seniors – Class of 2021 Google CR Code: fxaddt6

Upcoming Virtual College Fairs:

Sunday, September 13th (12pm – 8pm)

Monday, October 12th (1pm – 9pm)

Sunday, October 18th (12pm – 8 pm)

Sunday, November 8th (2pm – 10pm)

Register using this link – https://virtualcollegefairs.org/

Naviance

Students use Naviance to research schools, to request and submit letters of recommendation to colleges and universities, and to request transcripts.  The Naviance program can be accessed on the district portal. Senior students applying into post secondary programs MUST add their college/university to the Naviance account for electronic submission of application documents.

SAT and ACT testing

By early fall of the senior year, students should have completed the SAT and/or ACT testing.  All registrations are done online through the College Board website.  Please see your counselor for fee waivers.  Students can access scores for the SAT and PSAT in their College Board accounts. Personalized test prep is available for FREE on Khan Academy.

Student Aid: FAFSA & PHEAA

Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school. Students planning to attend college in PA are strongly encouraged to complete the PHEAA. This PA State Grant Program is a financial aid program that assists eligible Pennsylvanians afford the costs of higher education at the undergraduate level. An informational video is linked on this page.

Opens: October 1st Student aid resource guide 2020

Scholarships

Check out the School District of Philadelphia’s scholarship bank, linked on the right, for opportunities. Scholarships can also be found on each student’s Naviance account.  Seniors should join Ms. Carugno’s Google Classroom page (Code: mksani) for additional scholarship opportunities.

Students looking for for an additional course opportunity, summer program or internship should join Ms. Carugno’s Google Classroom (Code: 2ytrjtf) for posted opportunities.

IB Diploma Credit

Many institutions offer course credit for the full IB diploma and individual DP courses. The list linked on the right outlines credit offerings at four-year and two-year institutions.  Check individual university admission policies regarding transferable IB credit.