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Counseling Center News – December 2020

Filed in Archive by on December 8, 2020

View or print a copy of the Dec. 2020 newsletter [PDF].

Scholarship Opportunities

To access active scholarships, please go to Naviance and navigate to the top right, under “Colleges”, scroll down to “Scholarships and Money” then choose “Scholarship List”.

Sign Up for College Visits

The counseling center has started its fall college representative visit schedule, which will be delievered virtually this year. You can register for a virtual meet with dozens of college reps right through your Naviance account. Here are the steps to register:

  1. Log into your Naviance account
  2. Click the “colleges” tab in the upper right of the home page
  3. Click “research colleges”
  4. Click “college visits”

This will open our full visit schedule and you can easily register. We have asked the college reps to schedule these visits for after school hours, so most should not interfere with your school day.

Be Prepared for Virtual College Visits

College admissions representatives are scheduling visits to BCHS (virtually)

  • Make sure you make a note of the date, time and college link.
  • Arrive 5 minutes early
  • Treat the visit like an interview • Cameras should be ON (if possible)
  • Add your full name to your Zoom profile
  • Be engaged
  • Ask questions, if you have any
  • Make a note of the admissions representative’s name for any future reference.

    BB Next Gen Scholarship – $2,500 Scholarships will be given to 40 applicants.

    Application Criteria Includes:

    • U.S. citizen whose primary residence in or educational institution is located in a county served by Berkshire Bank
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Gross family annual income under $100,000 or gross individual income under $50,000
    • Attending or planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school

    Apply at berkshirebank.com/scholarships

    Deadline: January 31, 2021

    Looking Forward

    The Scholarship Classroom pages will be updated soon. The links below will allow access to the pages.

    Senior Scholarships:

    https://classroom.google.com/c/MzA4NjgwODA5MzRa?cjc=i45yfm4

    You can use the join code: i45yfm4

    Junior Scholarships:

    https://classroom.google.com/c/MzcyODkwNzg2Mjla?cjc=uheyjaa

    You can use the join code: uheyjaa

    Sage Colleges Virtual Instant Admit

    BK Scholar Awards Available! Scholarships range from $1,000 to $50,000

    $1,000 to $50,000 Scholarships Available Now!

    High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses, or domestic partners In the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico can apply to receive $1,000 to $50,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year!

     High school seniors must:

    • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
    • Be active in their school, community and/or have work experience

    To learn more and apply visit bk-scholars.com

    Application deadline: December 15, 2020.

     

    Scholarships, their summaries and deadlines will be published on Naviance as soon as we have the information!