Junior/Senior News

College Fairs

20th Annual Spring College Fair- **EVENT CANCELED **

The Spring College Fair is being held Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Xavier University Cintas Center. Explore college options with more than 150 nationally recognized universities. Click here for more information. This event is free, open to the public and there is no need to RSVP. Plenty of parking is available near the Cintas Center.

Union Apprenticeship Career Fair - ** EVENT CANCELED **

The Apprenticeship Career Fair is Tuesday, April 14, 2020. This event is for men and women, high school seniors and grads looking for a career change. Careers in construction can change your life. They pay top wages, offer many benefits and give you the opportunity to learn and obtain college credit! Union construction programs in  Greater Cincinnati are now recruiting to fill hundreds of opportunities in their apprenticeships. Come and learn firsthand information about which trade and apprenticeship would be the best fit for your future.

Morning session is at 9 a.m. Afternoon session is at 12:30 p.m. Evening session is at 5:30 p.m. There are two 30 minute breakout session during each session with the trade of your choice. Fair will be held at 5455 Glenway Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45238. Click here to visit the website for more information. 


Opportunities

Service Academy Information Nights

In conjunction with U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman: Listen to and meet representatives from the Naval, Military, Merchant Marine, Air Force, and Coast Guard Academies. Applications for packets will be available. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Presentations and open house 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. The following local dates are available:

Symmes Twp. LIbrary  Thursday, March 5  11850 Enyart Rd, Loveland OH 45140
Centerville High School Thursday, March 26 500 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459
Butler County ESC  Tuesday, April 21  400 N. Erie Blvd. #A, Hamilton, OH 45011

Academy Night 2020 with Congressman Steve Chabot

Join the office of Congressman Steve Chabot for Academy Night 2020. If you are interested in learning more about admission to the United States Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy or Coast Guard Academy, please join representatives from each academy for this informational meeting. Meetings are being held at the following locations:

William Henry Harrison High School  Thursday, March 12th  9860 West Rd, Harrison, OH 45030 *POSTPONED*
 Kings High School Thursday, March 19th  5500 Columbia Rd, Kings MIlls, OH 45034 *POSTPONED*
     


Paul Mitchell National Open House Event

This National Open House event will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. at 11956 Lebanon Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45241. RSVP to jseig@cincinnatiacademy.com

Biomedical Research Internship for Minority Students

The BRIMS program offers an outstanding science training opportunity for Cincinnati area graduating high school seniors and college freshmen. The program is designed to involve minority students traditionally underrepresented in biomedical careers in cutting‐edge scientific research conducted in an academic medical center to stimulate their interest in pursuing biomedical research careers.

This nine‐week program offers a chance to learn, explore, and gain hands‐on experience in a Children’s Hospital Medical Center research laboratory environment for 15 to 16 minority students each summer. Click here for more information. The online application is now open here. The deadline to apply is March 9, 2020.

Caring for Children and Youth with Developmental Disabilities Training Course

Cincinnati Children's is looking for students currently enrolled in 9th grade through grad school, interested in caring for/babysitting children/youth with developmental disabilities. Three week sessions are offered on Saturdays, 2/22, 2/29, and 3/7 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Medical Office Bldg (MOD), 3430 Burnet Ave, 45229. Cost is $25 and includes course booklet and light snacks. 

Contact Jennifer at 513-803-0653 or Jennifer.Walsh@cchmc.org with questions. You can register for this event by clicking here

Gen-1 Program at University of Cincinnati

What is the Gen-1 Program:

The Gen-1 Program was established in 2008 and is a living and learning community that supports Pell-eligible, first generation college students with a structured environment in which to live, learn, and work. Gen-1 helps to promote successful transition to the University of Cincinnati, first-to-second year retention, and degree completion.

Who's Eligible?

  • 1st-generation: Neither parent earned a bachelor's degree within 6 years of high school graduation
  • Pell-eligible: Determined by Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Seeking a bachelor's degree

More information on how to apply click here.

Miami University Regionals WORK+

Work+ is a program designed for Miami University Regionals students to obtain an associate or bachelor's degree while working part-time and getting their tuition paid. Students work approximately 24 hours per week with one of our work+ employers and take classes in a major of their choice. work+ makes it possible for a student to earn a college degree debt-free!

Click here for all of the information you need to know to get started!


Information

Earn and Learn - Greater Cincinnati Apprenticeship Council 

College is not for everyone and the jobs are not always there for college graduates. Why wait years to begin working in the career that interests you? Choose union apprenticeship and begin working now. Your compensation grows with your skill and knowledge, the job grows with you. Information session will be help in November. Click here for programs and upcoming sessions.

Colleges of Distinction Find the Best US Colleges and Universities here

Fastweb - College Source and Scholarship Search

Search for Scholarship and Internship Matches, College Scholarship Applications, Student Resources, Financial Aid Tips, Part=Time Jobs and more at Fastweb.com.

US Representative Brad Wenstrup's office has several opportunities for students. US Service Academy Nominations for motivated students to US Service Academies. Congressional Art Competition for students to have their art work on display in the US Capitol for a year, winners will receive air fare to travel to Washington DC for a special recognition ceremony. Internship positions for college students in Washington DC and Cincinnati District Offices. To learn more about all of these opportunities visit Wenstrup.House.gov.   

If you live in Butler or Preble county and are interested in nomination to a US Service Academy, see your guidance counselor for an applications. Applications are due October 31, 2018 for those seeking admission in the summer of 2019.                                                                        

DVS College Day Trips

These trips are free and offered to different grade levels for each college or university. Buses usually leave from the Kroger parking lot on Kenard Avenue. There is a minimum GPA and/or ACT required. All forms can be picked up in the Guidance office. Contact DVS at 513-418-3917 or info@dvseducation.org

College Applications

If you are applying on-line, be sure to submit a transcript request and any other required forms from the college or university to the Guidance Office. If you are submitting a traditional paper application, please submit your completed application to the Guidance office. Please pay attention to college application and scholarship deadline dates. Many colleges have set December 1st as their deadline date for scholarships.

ACT and SAT

The test schedule for 2019-2020 is available on the Guidance webpage and bulletin board.

ACT-SAT Tutoring

Townsend Learning Center - Gary Bohnlein (513) 742-5510


Kathleen Kahn - (513) 385-5196

University Tutor - www.universitytutor.com find a tutor in your area.

Wyzant Tutor - www.wyzant.com find a tutor in your area.

LEAP: Learning Enrichment & Assistance Program,LLC - www.LEAProgram.com

TutorMe: Online ACT prep

Open Houses/Visit Days

Click on the school listed below for more information, dates, and registration forms.

The Xavier Experience
Bluffton University
School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC
Eastern Kentucky University
Ohio Dominican University
SCAD
Wright State University
Western Kentucky University
University of Dayton
University of Louisville
Case Western
University of Akron Myers School of Art  
Purdue University Fort Wayne
Ohio University Multicultural Visit Program
Paul Mitchell National Open House
North Carolina State University
Earlham College
Skidmore College
Suffolk University
Youngstown State University
Wittenberg University
Mt Carmel College of Nursing
Wichita State University
Western Kentucky University School of Media

College Visits  

Seniors have three college visit days and Juniors have one college visit day allowed this year. Click here for the form requesting a college visit day. Forms are also available in the Guidance Office and must be turned in to Mr. Zlatic one week in advance of the visit.

Service Hours

This is a friendly reminder to get the documents and signatures required and submit them to Ms. Moors Dressing or Fr Roger in the Outreach office by the due dates.