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Fall 2019


College Presentations

Sept 11 at 1:45- Pittsburgh Technical College (Comm Brd. Rm)
Sept 17 at 8:30am - Penn State (Comm. Brd. Rm)
Sept 19 at 8:30am - Wilson College (Room 1101)
Sept 19 at 9:50am - York College of PA (Room 1101)
Sept 23 at 1:30pm - HACC (Comm Brd. Rm)
Sept 24 at 8:30am - HACC (Comm Brd Rm)
Sept 24 at 1:30pm - Kutztown Univ (Room 1101)
Sept 25 at 8:30am - Indiana Univ of PA (Comm Brd. Rm)
Oct 2 at 10:25am - Millersville Univ (Room 1101)
Oct 7 at 9:50am - Shippensburg Univ (Comm Brd. Rm)
Oct 8 at 9:50am - Central Penn College ( Comm Brd. Rm)
Oct 9 at 2pm - University of Hartford (Comm Brd. Rm)
Oct 15 at 9:50am - Thaddeus Stevens (Comm Brd. Rm)
Oct 15 at 1:30pm - Wilkes University (Comm Brd. Rm)

PLEASE SEE MRS. ROWCLIFFE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP.
YOU MUST SIGN UP AT LEAST ONE DAY IN ADVANCE. NO LAST MINUTE SIGN UPS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
YOU MUST HAVE A PASS TO ATTEND ANY OF THESE PRESENTATIONS.
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Scholarships

To find information about scholarships, please visit our website at www.ytech.edu. Click on the STUDENTS tab, then select GUIDANCE/SCHOOL COUNSELING. You will see CAREER & COLLEGE INFORMATION. Click on this and you will see SCHOLARSHIPS on the left hand side of the page. When you click on SCHOLARSHIPS, you will see the scholarships listed by month of deadline for each application. We are constantly updating and adding opportunities for our students so keep checking back. 


Military Visits

Eat lunch with a Recruiter from the PA National Guard, PA Air National Guard, Army, Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force or Marines. Come to the High School to sign up.
YOU MUST HAVE A PASS TO ATTEND.



CONGRATULATIONS!

When you are accepted to college or enlist in the military, please share the good news with us! Final transcripts MUST be sent to colleges and we can't do that if you don't tell us. Most importantly, we love to hear positive news!



​SAT/ACT

These assessments are entrance requirements for admission to most 2 year and 4 year colleges.

Upcoming Test Dates:

SAT
October 5, 2019
November 2, 2019
December 7, 2019
www.collegeboard.org

ACT
September 14, 2019
October 26, 2019
December 14, 2019
www.actstudent.org

You may be eligible for a fee waiver if you meet certain qualifications.
Come to the High School Office for more information about these standardized assessments. 



ASVAB

This assessment is used for both military aptitude and career exploration.
Upcoming Test date at York Tech:
December 18, 2019



Transcripts

Do you need a copy of your transcript sent to a college where you are applying? Come see Mrs. Rowcliffe to complete a release form. She will mail your transcript for you. 




Helpful Websites:
www.educationplanner.org
www.fafsa.org
www.collegerealitycheck.com

To begin the college search, visit the website:
www.collegeboard.org



For more information, see your Guidance Counselor
To sign up for Assessments, visits, and presentations, visit Mrs. Rowcliffe in the High School Office or email arowcliffe@ytech.edu.

 

  

Amy Rowcliffe  - Guidance Office Secretary


College Information


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Career Information


Welcome to O*NETTM OnLine!The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles At this location you can find a job title and job description.


Financial Aid


Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA is the first step in applying for federal student financial aid

Click on the following file link to view the listing of Free FAFSA workshops that PHEAA and PASFAA are offering in Central PA

York Tech Financial Aid Night - October 16th from 5-7pm
York Tech FAFSA Completion Night - November 6th from 5-7pm


Students Guide to the Free application for Federal Student Aid