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Welcome to the Counselor’s Corner!  This is a hub of information for students and families to use, whether it be College or Career planning, Academic Support, Emotional Support and anything in between. I am always available by appointment or shoot me an email.

Stephanie Hammond

Guidance Counselor


ACT/SAT Testing Information

ACT Face to Face Test Prep This webpage is a link to a face-to-face course and information how to sign up!
ACT Online Test Prep There are costs involved with these programs sponsored by ACT
ACT Test Information
ACT Test-Taking Tips
Estrela Consulting Summer Program
Method Test Prep
Official SAT Practice
The Ultimate ACT/SAT Guide


College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus Overview
28 Skills of a College Ready Student-This is an info-graphic put out by ODE to help families decide if CCP is a good fit for their child

College Resources

A plethora of information about the college process, where to go, how to make the best decisions and create transition plans for students as they plan for college!

5 LGBTQ College Planning Resources
6 Tips for Students Who Work While in College
100 Questions to Ask on a College Visit
Best College Rankings
College Countdown Transition Checklist
College Credit Transfer Checker
College Risk-Reward Indicator (CCRI) 2017
College Scorecard
Common Application Website
How to Increase Your Admission Chances by 40%
Statfuse Find out your chances of getting into your dream school!
Transition Activities During High School
Transitioning to College for Students with an IEP/504
Tuition and Fees Data Chart for more than 3,000 Colleges & Universities
Youngstown State University BACCMED Program
Youngstown State University Summer Honors Institute Opportunity


Helpful Counselor Links

Links for students who may need more social, emotional, personal, or academic supports

Because I Said I Would
Noisli  This link helps you to improve focus and boost productivity by blocking outside distractions and noises
Study Skills Crash Course YouTube channel with different academic hacks and tips
The Jason FoundationThis is a app that you can download on Apple or Android phones and it helps those struggling or someone who knows someone who is struggling with suicide.


Important Forms and Documents

Additional Community Service Form
College Rep Permission Slip
College Visitation Approval Form
Letter of Recommendation Form
Transcript Request Form



Scholarship and Financial Aid Information

Anything anyone could possibly need in the financial aid process!
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Maximizing Financial Aid
Akron Guarantee Scholarship
Best Private Student Loan Lenders 2017
College Now: Greater Cleveland
Coolidge Scholarship

Scholarship for Current Juniors!
Everything You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Good Call Scholarship Search
Guide to Paying for College-Financial Aid, Scholarships, Savings, and Student Loans
Hebrew Free Loan Association
How to Consolidate Student Loans Video Course
International Students’ Guide to Financial Aid and Student Loans
Private Student Loan News Site
Private Student Loans Guide – Eligibility, Costs, Repayment, and Warnings
RaiseMe Micro-Scholarships
RedKite Scholarship Search
Nunzio Plichene Memorial Scholarship Application 2017
Science Ambassador Scholarship A full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math
SmartScholar  Scholarship Site with hundreds of different scholarships
Student Loan Calculators
Student Loan Report


Volunteer Opportunities

Summa Health Teen Volunteer Opportunities