BCHS COUNSELING ANNOUNCEMENTS
College Now (Gaston College) Help
Click HERE for a video that will give help to College Now (Gaston College) students to understand where they need to go log in to Blackboard, WebAdvisor and GC student email and where to find detailed instructions.
NC Governor's School is a five week residential summer program with specialized programs in academic and the arts. For more information visit www.ncgovschool.org. Sophomores are eligible to apply in the areas of Dance, Choral Music, and Instrumental Music only. Juniors are eligible to apply in all areas.
Gaston County Community Foundation Scholarships
Lots of local scholarships listed from the Gaston Community Foundation. Deadlines vary for Spring. Check them out at http://www.cfgaston.org/Receive/Scholarships.aspx
Many college specific nomination scholarships will have upcoming deadlines. These scholarships have a nomination process and each high school will set deadlines for submission of materials to be considered for nomination.
Please check with your school counseling staff for informaiton and important deadlines for these scholarships:
Levine - UNC-Charlotte
Morehead-Cain - UNC-Chapel Hill
Park - North Carolina State
FAFSA Frenzy- Financial Aid Assistance
Need help processing financial aid? Need help filling out the FAFSA?
There's still time to get financial assistance to attend college.
Go to www.fafsafrenzync.com for answers to your questions and important information about the financial aid process.
Here are some videos explaining financial aid terms and next steps in the financial aid process. You can access from the website or from Youtube.
http://mappingyourfuture.org/ downloads/ WhatHappensAfterYourFileTheFAF SA.mp4
http://www.mappingyourfuture. org/downloads/ StateGrantsandScholarships.mp4
http://mappingyourfuture.org/ downloads/ MakingChangestotheFAFSA.mp4
http://mappingyourfuture.org/ downloads/ WhatisProfessionalJudgment.mp4
http://www.mappingyourfuture. org/downloads/ StudentAidReport.mp4
1) What Happens After the FAFSA is Filed?
2) North Carolina State Grants:
3) Making Changes on the FAFSA; When to contact the financial aid office:
4) What to do when there is a change/loss of income:
5) Verification: What to do if my FAFSA is chosen:
6) Student Aid Report – How to Use it: