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ACT/SAT scores are very important, not only for college admittance but also for course placement in college.

CLICK HERE to view UNM's course placement!

Khan Academy

Tutoring, Test Prep, College Resources!

 

CLICK HERE to create your account!

ZEEMEE

CLICK HERE to go to the ZEEMEE website!

 

The official app for your college admissions journey!

Juniors

ACT Dates

(actstudent.org

TEST DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

September 9, 2017

August 4, 2017

October 28, 2017

September 22, 2017

December 9, 2017

November 3, 2017

February 10, 2017

January 12, 2018

April 14, 2018

March 9, 2018

June 9, 2018

May 4, 2018

July 14, 2018

June 15, 2018

 

SAT Dates *AHAHS is not a testing site.

(collegeboard.org)

TEST DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

August 26, 2017

July 28, 2017

October 7, 2017

September 8, 2017

November 4, 2017

October 5, 2017

December 2, 2017

November 2, 2017

March 10, 2018

February 9, 2018

May 5, 2018

April 6, 2018

June 2, 2018

May 3, 2018

 

THE SAT vs. ACT Comparison Handout

Letter of Recommendation Request Form

For most scholarships/admission applications, you may need a letter of recommendation from a principal, teacher, school counselor, employer or someone who knows you well. Fill out this request form so they will know useful information about you in order to write an exceptional letter of recommendation. PLEASE ASK THEM TO WRITE THE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION AT LEAST 2 WEEKS BEFORE THE DUE DATE. I also suggest you give your recommender an unofficial transcript and a resume.

 

CLICK HERE to access the Letter of Recommendation Request Form

Credit Countdown!!!

Every credit counts!!! 

Meet with your School Counselor to go over your high school credits and transcript!

There are many tutoring services available at AHA.

If you happen to fail a class, make sure you talk to your School Counselor to register for a Credit Recovery Class.

Test Optional College Admissions

CLICK HERE to learn about test-optional college admissions.

CLICK HERE for The National Center for Fair & Open Testing

ACT

Need information about the ACT? Here is Powerpoint from ACT!

 

Click Here - ACT POWERPOINT

ACT Prep

Sign up for the ACT! 

In the College Go Center, there are Free Practice ACT Test Booklets. 

Register for the test on the ACT Website, upload a picture and if you qualify for free/reduced lunch, see Ms. Delgadillo or any School Counselor for a fee-waiver form.

Recommended Test Dates:

  • April (Juniors)
  • September (Senior Year, if you need to re-take it for a higher score)
  • October (Senior Year, if you need to re-take it for a higher score)

***There are many Scholarships/Admission Deadlines throughout your Senior Year, so DON'T procrastinate on taking the ACT***

ACT Test Prep

ACT Tips

ACT Test Prep Website

 

SAT Prep

If you are applying to a University that requires an SAT score, make sure you sign up!!! 

In the library, you can check out Practice SAT Test Booklets. 

Register for the test on the SAT College Board Website, if you qualify for free/reduced lunch, see Ms. Delgadillo or any School Counselor for a fee-waiver form.

Recommended Test Dates:

  • Spring Test Dates for Juniors
  • Re-take Beginning of your Senior year (if you need a higher score)

CLICK HERE to learn about the SAT.

SAT FLYER

***There are many Scholarships/Admission Deadlines during your Senior Year, so DON'T procrastinate on taking the SAT***

Understanding Your SAT Scores

SWAG To College for AHA Students ONLY!

The college application process may seem far away, but you can start taking actions now to get yourself ready. Whether you are a freshman just starting high school or a junior determined to attend college, there are specific steps to take for your future success. If you're looking for weekly one-on-one attention from someone who's recently gone through the entire process, an organization called Students With Ambition Go To College (SWAG To College) may be able to help.
 
If you're interested, you'll be paired with your very own college student who will check in with you weekly to mentor you through high school and then the college application process. If you are ready to sign up, please fill out this form. If you are not sure and want more information, please visit our website www.swagtocollege.org or email us at swagtocollege@gmail.com.
 
  • By the end of your junior year, you should have 3-5 colleges/universities that you are interested in applying to.
  • Know what requirements are needed for those colleges/universities (GPA, ACT or SAT scores, Letter of Recommendations, etc.)
  • Useful Information

It's all about deadlines!!!!!

Please know all the deadlines that will happen during your SENIOR YEAR!!!! Admission Applications and Scholarship deadlines occur very early during your Senior Year!!! Ex. Arizona State University's VIP Admission is due on November 1st of your Senior Year…this means you have to would have to apply, be accepted, and all documents (i.e. official transcript) would be sent there by November 1st…

In other words…DON'T PROCRASTINATE.

Common Application

CLICK HERE to start your Common Application!

 

The Common Application is an admissions application that you complete and can then submit to over 300 colleges and universities across the country!

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Youth Leadership Institute

The Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) is a four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference for 150 Latino high school juniors.  It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.  Attendees will enhance their leadership abilities and expand their professional networks by participating in college and career workshops, living on a college campus, and interacting with college students and professionals who serve as their mentors.  The conferences are hosted each summer at various college campuses across the country.

 

CLICK HERE to learn about this amazing opportunity!