Counseling Corner

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

Please click the link below for upcoming college fairs & open houses:

Local college fair – list

Please be sure to get to know your school counselor!

We are here to help! 


SAT and ACT testing
By early fall of your 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 school counselor if you need fee waivers.

On October 16, 2019, HFWA students in the high school will take the PSAT / SAT School Day. Students can access their score reports in their accounts on the College Board website. Personalized test prep is available for FREE on Khan Academy. Grade 9/10 – PSAT, Grade 11 – PSAT / NMSTQ, Grade 12 – SAT

The College Board

Khan Academy Test Prep


FAFSA (Attention Seniors!)
You MUST complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  The application opens October 1, 2019. The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school.  Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation.  Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school.

Application for FAFSA

Student Financial Aid Planning for 2019-20 (video)


Naviance
You will use Naviance, along with your school counselor and educators, to research schools, to request and submit letters of recommendation to colleges and universities, to request transcripts be sent from the school, and more.  The Naviance program can be accessed on your district portal.


Scholarships
Check out the School District of Philadelphia’s scholarship bank website. Scholarships can also be found using on your student’s Naviance account.

Office of College & Career Readiness – Scholarship Information

Office of Career & College Readiness – Scholarship Bank

Seniors — Join Ms. Carugno’s page for additional scholarship opportunities. 2019-2020 Google Classroom Code – mksani


Looking for an additional course opportunity, summer program or internship?

Join Ms. Carugno’s google classroom for posted opportunities.

Classroom code: 2ytrjtf