Guiding Students Through the College Search, Application Process

The Glen Cove High School Guidance Department recently hosted a series of events to aid students and parents in the college search, application and admissions process.
During a College Admissions “Boot Camp,” families from Glen Cove and neighboring school districts learned about all aspects of the college admissions process from professionals representing the University of Alabama, Mount Saint Mary College (NY), Mount Saint Mary’s University (MD), Adelphi University and others. Topics covered included the difference between Early Action and Early Decision, what makes up a winning college application essay, ACT and SAT questions, securing scholarships and financial aid, and planning for the senior year.
The Guidance Department also held a Senior Guidance Night and a Mini College Fair at during school hours, both a Glen Cove High School. The department will continue to conduct daytime fairs during the school day to connect students with a wide range of colleges and universities, allowing them to ask questions of admissions professionals representing. Please check the district calendar or call the guidance department direct for upcoming events. Students are also informed about scholarship opportunities, field trips, speakers, and special programs through flyers, newsletters, public address announcements, and group presentations in classes.
“We are using every available resource to maximize opportunities for our students and capitalize on their achievements toward greater post secondary and career successes,” said Glen Cove Coordinator for Guidance Michael Tweed.
For more information, please refer to the Guidance link on the Glen Cove High School web page. There are several resources on the website, including a financial aid estimator, SAT and ACT test dates and additional information regarding scholarships. Upcoming college fairs and test dates are also listed in the school district calendar, which can also be accessed online under the calendar section of the district website.