College Counseling "Bulletin Board" and News

This page serves as a helpful online resource for our students and families by providing access to flyers and other college-related announcements normally posted in hard copy on campus on The Vanguard School college counseling bulletin board.

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  College Counseling Bulletin Board
Click Here to Read Our Latest College Counseling Newsletter
(Published: January 2018)
Previous College Counseling Newsletter Issues

September 2017     October 2017     November 2017     December 2017

Scholarship Opportunities (Posted: January 13, 2018)New!
Esperanza Education Foundation
The Esperanza Education Foundation is an organization devoted to awarding scholarships to underserved students in El Paso and Teller counties who wish to pursue a college education.  To learn more about the scholarship requirements or to apply, click here.
The application deadline is February 1, 2018.
County Sheriffs of Colorado
Each academic school year, the County Sheriffs of Colorado awards approximately thirty $500 scholarships.  For more information about this scholarship, click here.
The application deadline is February 23, 2018.

2018 Notre Dame Pre-College Programs
 (Posted: January 13, 2018)New!
Applications for the 2018 Notre Dame Pre-College Programs are now live! Click here for more information.

Seniors and Families (Posted: January 13, 2018)New!
Please read this letter from Mrs. Custer and Ms. McGlenn regarding the necessity of filling out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal and Student Aid) for your child prior to the March 1, 2018 deadline.  Directions to filling out the FAFSA are included in the letter, as are a few links to websites you might find useful while financially planning for your child to attend college.

College Testing Preparation (Posted: September 12, 2016)
For students preparing for the PSAT/NMSQT and SAT tests, there is no better preparation than the Khan Academy website.  Click here to learn how to create College Board and Khan Academy Accounts, and click here to access free SAT practices on Khan Academy.

‚ÄčTheDream.US Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) Format (Posted: January 25, 2016)
TheDream.US provides scholarships of up to $25,000 to DREAMers to help cover tuition, fees, books, supplies and transportation for a two-year or four-year degree at Partner Colleges.  Colorado State University and Metropolitan State University of Denver are proud to be Partner Colleges.
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