LOGAN - Logan High School guidance counselors want to remind seniors and their parents and guardians that now is the time to start the application process for college. The counselors will be meeting with the seniors in groups and individually to discuss the process for furthering one's education. There are things seniors and their families need to be doing this fall.
Seniors and their families are encouraged to attend college fairs. The fairs provide students the opportunity to meet with representatives from four-year and two-year colleges, technical schools and branches of the armed forces as well as bank representatives, who provide financial aid information.
Applications and brochures can be picked up at the fairs. Ohio University Lancaster will host a college fair from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 19. There also is a college fair for students with learning disabilities at Gahanna Lincoln High School on Oct. 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The LHS senior seminar class will be visiting a college fair at Hocking College on Sept. 19. Also, guidance counselors will be working with seniors on the college application process. Applications are to be completed in the fall. As part of the application process, it is highly recommended that students and their families make college visits. Students or guardians can contact the admissions office in order to arrange a visit.
Throughout the school year, representatives from various schools will be at the high school to meet with seniors in their senior seminar class. A tentative visitation list includes representatives from Hocking College, Ohio Northern University, Shawnee State University, Tiffin University, Otterbein University, Wilmington College, Capital University, Ohio State University, Ohio Wesleyan University and the University of Rio Grande.
Many colleges require entrance exams that should be taken this fall. The next ACT test is Oct. 26, with a registration deadline of Sept. 27. Students are to apply online at ww.actstudent.org.
Students will be receiving a bulletin from the guidance office every month or two. The bulletin also WILL be available on the school's website at www.loganhocking.k12.oh.us. To get to the bulletin, click departments, then school counseling, then Logan High School. The site also offers helpful websites and resources for college and career searching. The guidance office also will be emailing the senior class with important information throughout the year.