Counselor and Parent Resources

Webinars

Our Jackson Get2College Staff members discuss the ACT Test, campus visits, college selection, admission, the financial aid process and much more during a live recorded webinar session. Press play!

Blog Posts

Through a partnership with the Southern Association of College Admission Counselors (SACAC), webinar resources are available through Hobsons website that include a range of topics of K-12 and college partnerships, access, readiness and success!

ScreenCast Videos

College Planning Guide

Stay tuned for the 2017 booklet to help your students with the steps to get to college from selecting a college to affording your choice!

Info you need to know

Quick video on what’s new with the FAFSA process – Bye, Bye PIN!
HELP Core Curriculum Checklist
The New Common App Guide

 

College Planning Tips Videos

Connect with Recruiters
Your Essay, Your Voice
Your Essay: Catch the Reader’s Attention!
Components of a High School Resume
Visit Campus

ACT TIPS

Check out our short videos of ACT Tips:
Area of Complex Figures
Tone and Attitude Questions
Science Knowledge on ACT
Purpose Questions – English ACT
Math Questions with Notes
Time Management for ACT Reading
Using Locators – ACT Science
Answering ACT Questions
Spot of the Day
Short and Concise (ACT English)
Using Logic for ACT Geometry
Conflicting Scientists Passage
Process of Elimination on the ACT
Cover and Predict
Using the Answer-ACT Math Strategy
Taking Notes in the Science Section
Answering English Questions on the ACT
Process of Elimination
ACT Reading Passages
Approaching English Passages
Approaching the Science Section
Cover and Predict
Keep Your Mind Focused and Active
Plugging In
Speed Reading
Order of Difficulty
English Strategy
Science Strategy
Substitute to Simplify
Timed Practice
Trust Your Ear But Verify
Using the Answer
Using Logic

Links for counseling associations:

ASCA (American School Counselors Association)
ACA (American Counseling Association)
MCA (Mississippi Counseling Association)
NCAN (National College Access Network)
SACAC (Southern Association for College Admission Counseling)

Have fun with our Get2College games

Try these entertaining interactive tools to help students and parents better understand the college planning and admissions process.
GPA Cards
GPA Cards-White Background
GPA Instructions
Bingo Instructions
Bingo Cards
Famous Alumni and Mascots
Getting to Know You