Website for Guidance Office
  • Counseling Department Information
    Ms. T. Johnson serves  students whose first initial of their last names are A through L.  
    Mrs. McGarity serves students whose first initial of their last names are M through Z.
    Mrs. McGarity also counsels students enrolled in the Dual-Enrollment or Move On When Ready college or university programs.
    Mrs. McGarity also serves as the AP Coordinator.

          
  • ACT & SAT TEST DATES: 2017-18

    ACT TEST DATES

    The ACT Test is available for every OCHS student to take at OCHS. OCHS is a national test center for the ACT.
    Below are the dates for the  ACT offered at OCHS this year. Remember that you register on line at www.act.org

                                                               

    ACT TEST DATE

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE

    September 9, 2017

    August 4, 2017

    October 28, 2017

    September 22, 2017

    December 9, 2017

    November 3, 2017

    February 10, 2018

    January 12, 2018

    April 14, 2018

    March 9, 2018

    June 9, 2018

    May 4, 2018

    July 14, 2018  June 15, 2018 

     *NOTE:  Late registration is also available for an addition fee.  Please visit the website for details.


    SAT TEST DATES

    The SAT Test is also available for every student at OCHS. OCHS is a national test center for the SAT.
    Below are the test dates for the SAT and the registration deadlines. Remember that you register online at www.sat.org.

                                                                     

    SAT TEST DATE

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE

    October 7, 2017

    September 8, 2017

    November 4, 2017

    October 5, 2017

    December 2, 2017

    November 2, 2017

    March 10, 2018

    February 9, 2018

    May 5, 2018

    April 6, 2018

    June 2, 2018

    May 3, 2018

    *NOTE:  Late registration is also available for an addition fee.  Please visit the website for details. 

                            

Scholarships

Use the following websites when searching for scholarships:
                            
                            
www.fastweb.com

    WeirdScholarships.net

                            www.scholarshipguidance.com

                            www.highfivescholarships.com

                            https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

                            www.collegeprowler.com 

                            www.finaid.org/scholarships/unusual.phtml

                            http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/app

                            www.allscholar.com
                
                            www.gcis.org
                    
                            www.findcnaclasses.com/scholarship/

                            https://my.osfa.uga.edu/scholarships

                            http://www.studentscholarships.org/2015scholarships.php

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/


Scholarships:
        

 

~StyleeMann Young Professionals ScholarshipThis scholarship is for all high school students.  For more information, visit: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14524/stylemann_young_professionals_scholarship_scholarship.php

Deadline = November 30,2017


~Sixt Scholars Scholarship:  This is open to SENIORS who have a minimum 3.7 GPA.  For more information, visit 

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10645/sixt_scholars _scholarship.php.


Deadlines: November 30, 2017

~Hill Chapel Baptist Church:  This opportunity is open to high school seniors.  Applications are available from your school counselors.


Deadlines:  December 1, 2017



~Greenhouse Scholars Program:  This opportunity is open to high school seniors.  For more information and to apply, please visit the following website:   http://greenhousescholars.org/our-scholars/become-a-scholar/.


Deadlines:  December 1, 2017


~HCS Home Warranty Scholarship:  This is open to seniors.  For more information, visit 

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14465/hsc_home_warranty_scholarship_scholarship.php.

Deadlines:  December 1, 2017


~National Space Club ScholarshipThis is open to SENIORS who plan to pursue a career in the STEM fields.  For more information, visit https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12191/national_space_club_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

Deadline = December 1, 2017


~David Shafer Essay Contest:  Open to seniors.  For more information, visit https:www.senatorshafer.com/scholarshipessayrules/

Deadline:  January 1 ,2018


~BBB's Center for Character Ethics 2018 Student of Integrity Scholarhsip:  Open to seniors.  For more information, visit  http://go.bbb.org/atl-scholarship-form.

Deadline:  January 3, 2018


~John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest:  Open to ALL HIGH SCHOOL students.  For more information, visit https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx.

Deadline:  January 4, 2018



~Georgia EMC Walter Harrison Scholarship:  This is for seniors.  For a copy of the application, please see your school counselor.


Deadline: January 19, 2018


~Georgia Association of Educators Scholarships:  This opportunity is open to high school seniors who plan to major in education.  For more information and to access the application, please visit http://gae.org/you/ptl/18grants/1highform18.pdf.


Deadlines:  February 1, 2018


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Deadlines:  December 1, 2017
Deadlines:  December 1, 2017