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Guidance

The Pantego Christian Academy Guidance department assists our staff and students in fulfilling the mission of the school.  At the senior high level, students are guided in selecting their academic program to fulfill graduation requirements, prepare for and apply to colleges, and manage their academic coursework. The counseling staff meets with students and families and works in cooperation with the faculty and school leadership to plan effectively and prepare efficiently.

High School Course Paths

2019-2020 High School Course Offerings

2019-2020 Academic Overview Presentation

 

News and Events

Seniors - be sure to report all acceptances and scholarships to Mrs. Kulpa.  Any documentation communicating the college and the senior’s name will suffice... we want to celebrate you!!

CLASS OF 2020 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Here are some documents for parents and students to complete:

FERPA FORM (For PCA to be able to send your transcripts/recommendation letters - signed by student and parent in both places and give to Mrs. Kulpa)

PARENT BRAG SHEET - If a college requires a counselor recommendation letter (ie., TCU), this helps Mrs. Kulpa write a personal letter. You don't have to fill it all out, just do your best.

COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS SHEET - an informational document for you to read

USEFUL LINKS:

https://www.applytexas.org/ Opens officially to file July 1

https://www.commonapp.org/  Opens officially to file August 1

FAFSA4casterhttps://fafsa.ed.gov/  Opens October 1 to file (Free Application for Federal Student Aid - a requirement for some merit scholarships, too). On the home page, bottom right is the FAFSA4caster that allows you to see what you may be eligible for. (See image)

http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/how-register - NCAA clearing house, $80 fee, do ASAP and tell Mrs. Kulpa so she can upload your junior year transcript

SCHOLARSHIPS

All grades 9-12th SHOULD make a RaiseMe account. Students/Parents can fill out a profile and start earning micro-scholarships for grades, taking the PSAT, community service, athletics, activities... 

 
All grades K-12 can do scholarships on this link, updated monthly.

A list of extra scholarships can be found here. A binder filled other scholarships will be available in Mrs. Smith’s office (outside of Mrs. Kulpa’s office).

Paschal Summer PSAT/SAT/ACT Prep Course

Paschal High School in Fort Worth offers a great prep course for PSAT/SAT/ACT in the summer. Registration is now open. Please note that they are now offering an ACT session available.  It is session 2.  If you have any questions call their office, 817.814.5041.

  • Session 1: PSAT/SAT Monday – Thursday: June 10-June 20
  • Session 2: ACT Monday – Thursday: July 8-18
  • Session 3: PSAT/SAT Monday – Thursday: July 22-August 1

All Sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30.

Download Registration Form

Knowledge Guides PSAT/SAT Summer Classes 2019

  • Premium SAT/PSAT ® Class  - Tues/Thurs,   9:00 am - 11:30 am,  June 25th - July 25th.   Includes review in the Fall.
    Register here
  • Intensive PSAT/SAT Class - Mon/Wed/Fri, 9 am to 12 pm, June 24 - July 26th.  Includes review in the Fall.
    Register here

 

Remaining ACT/SAT Dates 2019:

ACT:  https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html

SAT:  https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register

ACT TEST DATES AND DEADLINES

ACT Test Date ACT Registration Deadline Photo Upload Deadline ACT Scores Available
April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019 April 5, 2019 April 23, 2019
June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 31, 2019 June 18, 2019
July 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 July 5, 2019 July 23, 2019

SAT TEST DATES AND DEADLINES

SAT Test Date SAT Registration Deadline SAT Scores Available
May 4, 2019 April 5, 2019 May, 17, 2019
June 1, 2019 April 3, 2019 July 10, 2019

College Events

SFA PRE-LAW ACADEMY

June 8-15, 2019

The Division of Multidisciplinary Programs at Stephen F. Austin State University is pleased to announce its annual Pre-Law Academy, an innovative, week-long program that introduces high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to the exciting legal profession. Students selected for participation in this program will:

  • explore options for undergraduate study
  • interact with top judges and attorneys from all over Texas
  • gain first-hand information from law school admission counselors
  • explore career options in the legal profession
  • conduct a mock crime scene investigation
  • and compete in a mock trial competition.

SFA’s Pre-Law Academy is the only program of its type open to high school students who are currently in their sophomore, junior and senior year.  Scholarships are available.
 
For more information, click here.

To download the Pre-Law Academy flyer, click here.


OU SOONER SATURDAY

  • April 27, 2019

Join high school prospective students for a full day exploring Oklahoma University and seeing everything they offer!

Register NOW!


DBU PATRIOT PREVIEW

Register Here

  • Friday, July 26, 2019

Come see what DBU has to offer at Patriot Preview! Tour the campus, meet faculty and staff, meet with admissions and financial aid representatives, and attend academic sessions to learn about  the majors offered.


MONDAY AT TCU

Reserve your spot!

  • April 22nd at 8:00am-3:30pm @ Texas Christian University

Campus tour, residence hall tour, complimentary breakfast and lunch on campus, and special interest meetings with faculty and financial aid.


MAVERICK EXPERIENCE (UTA)

Register Here

  • July 24th at 8:00am-3:00pm @ UTA

An event that gives prospective freshmen a close-up look at what UTA has to offer.  Sessions on admissions, financial aid, academics and more.  A campus tour and tour of the residence halls are offered.


Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University, and the University of Chicago Information Session-Dallas & Fort Worth

Join Brown, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell and Rice for an information session for prospective students and their families. Sessions include a brief overview of each institution, information on admissions and financial aid, and a chance to speak informally with admissions representatives. You must register to attend. We look forward to meeting you around the country this spring!

Dallas, TX-Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Fort Worth, TX- Thursday, May 2, 2019

To learn more and RSVP, visit:

www.exploringeducationalexcellence.org


Destination TCU

Destination TCU will give new seniors in high school and their families an up-close look at TCU. The day includes information sessions on admission, financial aid, the first year experience, academics and preparing for college. Complimentary breakfast and lunch on campus, as well as, a student-led campus tour are also included. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. and the program will conclude at 1:00 p.m. Parents are more than welcome.

  • July 19
  • July 26
  • August 2

Register Here


 

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Arlington Campus
2201 W Park Row
Arlington, TX 76013
Phone: (817) 460-3315

Mansfield Campus
2351 Country Club Drive
Mansfield, TX 76063
Phone: (817) 522-5900

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