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Each Junior at GHS receives a "Post High School Planning Folder" at the College Kick Off Meeting in January, or during their individual planning meeting with their school counselor.  

The materials contained in the folder can be accessed from the links below.  
The powerpoint presentation and a video of the Meeting is also available.

The first five items* are considered the "Senior Packet" and must be turned into your school counselor in order for them to write you an effective letter of recommendation.  


*Student "Brag Sheet" (Self-Evaluation)

*Student Activities Sheet (use this if you don't have a resume to submit)

*Parent "Brag Sheet"- English Version  

*Parent "Brag Sheet" - Spanish Translation - Cuestionario para Padres/Logros de mi Nino

*Academic Comment Form (Informal Rec)

*Non-Academic/Extracurricular Comment Form (Informal Rec)

Formal Teacher Recommendation Request Packet

Transcript Request Form ('Green Sheet')

Sample Resume for Applications

Post High School Planning & Research Guide (for Planning Folder)

Technical-Career-Workforce Training Info Packet

Colleges Most Often Applied To by the Class of 2015 / Other Colleges to Consider

Naviance - How To Use Resources

Naviance - How to submit documents electronically

College Kick Off Meeting - Powerpoint Presentation Class of 2017

College Kick Off Meeting - Video of Presentation 1/6/16

Common Application 2015-16 Essay Prompts (new prompts are released each March)

Seniors! For help with the electronic submission of school documents for Common App and Naviance, download this guide.

The Federal Trade Commission publishes a Guide for servicemembers who want to use their GI Bill benefits for college.  Their "8 Questions to Ask Colleges" can help everyone evaluate whether a private school is a good economic value.  

The New England Regional Student Program offers college "Tuition Breaks" for various colleges programs that are not offered in their in-state public college or university.  To see what associate, bachelors and graduate degree programs are available at discounted tuition for Connecticut residents, visit www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak.

If you are reseaching online learning at the college level, this website Affordable Online Colleges is a useful resource.  

A useful website to research LGBTQ friendly college options and student resources is located here.  


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