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BCHS Counseling Center
700 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Phone: (518) 439-4921 ext. 22950
Fax: (518) 478-0783 
BCHS CEEB Code: 331-595

About the Counseling Center
Meet the Counselors

Pictured: Graduation is just around the corner!

Mark Your Calendar

August 21

Senior College Planning Meeting, 12 noon, BCHS Auditorium

More Important Dates


Testing Information

2014-15 Test Dates

SAT Registration

ACT Registration


Counseling Center News

Visit Naviance to view the Counseling Center newsletters and other important documents (in the document library folder.)

2014-15 important program Dates

Click here for important program dates for the 2014-15 school year [PDF].

Grade 10 parent meeting is August 26

The BCHS Counseling Center will host an information session for parents of tenth graders on Tuesday, August 26 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the BCHS auditorium. The session will include information about Naviance, PSAT/SAT, transcript building and more. View full agenda >>

Student Loan Calculator

The New York Times has created a student loan calculator to offer a guide to the borrowing picture at various institutions — and what it takes after graduation to repay the loans. VISIT CALCULATOR »

New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program

New York State has launched a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program, which will encourage the best and brightest high school students to pursue high-demand, high-tech careers and build their future in New York. The program provides a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship to the top 10% of students in every New York high school if they major in a STEM field and work in a STEM job in New York State for five years after graduation. READ MORE »

SAT II Explained

Click here for more information on the SAT II exams [PDF].

College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool

Click here to visit the College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool that HESC launched to help college-bound students and families interpret their award letters and get the bottom line cost of each college before making their final decision.

SAT update for 9th grade students

The counseling center wanted to share with you the following information regarding changes being made to the SAT that will impact your 9th grader:

 Click here for details pn the changes being made to the current version of the SATs. Our current 9th grade class will be the first class to see these changes to the SAT when they take the test during the spring semester of 2016.

Navigating College Financial Aid Forms

Read this Parent Today article, from contributor Karen Nerney, on figuring out where financial aid fits into the college decision and how to navigate the forms.

Join Parent Today for more articles like this. (Use District ID 12054 to sign up for free!)

New Academic Requirements for College-bound Athletes in NCAA Division I

There are new requirements for college-bound student-athletes enrolling full-time at an NCAA Division I college or university on or after August 1, 2016. READ MORE [PDF] »

2013-14 important program Dates

Click here for important program dates for the 2013-14 school year [PDF].