College and Career Readiness

HSHP College and Career Readiness  

Hello HSHP! Ms. Yessenia Alonso, the College and Career Advisor, is here to assist all grade level students and parents with their plans for a post-secondary education or military plans.  This includes assistance with college and career exploration, college applications, SAT & ACT registration, scholarships, financial aid applications and much more! 

Place yourself at the front of the line and be college ready!  

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college and career contact info

Announcements

College Exploration
 
Princeton Review: princetonreview.com
Log into your Naviance account: student.naviance.com/harlingensohp
 
College Entrance Exams
 
ACT: act.org
Khan Academy (test preparation): www.khanacademy.org
College Applications
 
 
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Applying to Colleges in Texas? You will be applying through Apply Texas: applytexas.org
 
 
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Applying to colleges outside of Texas? You will be applying through Common Application: commonapp.org 
 
Note: You can complete one application and copy all your entered items to a new college application.
This will help make applying quicker!
 
Financial Aid
FSA ID: fsaid.ed.gov
FAFSA App: fafsa.ed.gov
TASFA App (for students without a SSN): collegeforallexans.com
CSS Profile: https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/ Students applying to private universities/colleges may need to complete this application along with the FAFSA/TASFA to determine eligibility for the universities’ non-government financial aid, such as grants, loans and scholarships. To see participating universities, click here
Scholarships
 
Fast Web: fastweb.com
Scholarships.com: scholarships.com
Check the Scholarship Bulletin every month and the HSHP Local Scholarship Application for more opportunities!
Local Scholarship Application Due December 6, 2019 by 4:00 PM. 
Yessenia Alonso
College & Career Advisor
yessenia.alonso@hcisd.org
(956) 430-4078
Office Hours: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM