Counseling Center Links
• Driver Education [PDF]
PrepMe on Naviance is available for BCHS
juniors and seniors:
PrepMe offers a unique and personalized approach to ACT, PSAT and SAT test preperation that individualizes instruction based on where students need the most help.
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
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
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
• BC Talon
• BC Pride
• Guide to Afterschool Activities [PDF]
• School Profile [PDF]