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Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Viyang Hao

November 18, 2019

On Nov. 19, the Counseling Center will host the Business Majors and Careers Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. At the fair, there will be a combination of in-state and out-of-state college repr...

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Viyang Hao

October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov. 1. In addition, students will use the counseling course in Canvas to schedule classes before meeting counselors individually. Juniors...

Counseling center to continue helping students with AP exams

Counseling center to continue helping students with AP exams

Viyang Hao

May 13, 2019

The counseling center continues to help students prepare for upcoming AP exams that will end May 17 according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. Stephan also said that emails should continue to be checked for updates students should know along with “tiny deta...

Counselors preparing for ‘AP season’ after spring break

Viyang Hao

March 26, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, counselors are preparing for the “AP season” after spring break. “(Counselors) are in that mode right before spring break where everybody is ready for a break and (we’re) tying up some loose ends,” Stepha...

Mental health awareness week successful, improvements for next year

Viyang Hao

February 13, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, the mental health awareness week that took place on Feb. 4 to Feb. 8, was “well received.” Stephan also said she was not fully involved in the event but she is “guaranteed that [the counselors] are taking...

Counseling center to improve second semester; no new changes

Viyang Hao

January 22, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, the counseling center plans on improving rather than changing its goals for the second semester. “We continue to work to support our students academically, socially, emotionally and, of course, in terms of colleg...

Counseling center prepares for STEM Majors and Careers Fair on Nov. 29

Viyang Hao

November 14, 2018

Senior Adi Majumdar and the counseling center are preparing for the STEM Majors and Careers Fair on Nov. 29. This event will be in the freshman cafeteria. At the fair, Majumdar will share his experience through the program, Young Innovators Quest (YIQ), which helped Majumdar find a better path in STEM Care...

Counseling center encourages seniors to apply for scholarships

Counseling center encourages seniors to apply for scholarships

Rachael Tan

May 3, 2018

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, AP exams will be taken from May 7 to 18. “That’s probably the big thing that’s happening around here,” she said, “I would encourage our students to read their emails so they know where they’re going to be testing, what they need to ...

Counseling center offers college information opportunities to students

Counseling center offers college information opportunities to students

Rachael Tan

March 12, 2018

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, the Greater Indianapolis Northside College Fair will take place at the Grand Park Event Facility on March 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. “We are part of a group of counselors on the north side of Indy that are helping to coordinate the Greater Indianapolis No...

Counseling center staff focuses on scheduling, preparing underclassmen

Counseling center staff focuses on scheduling, preparing underclassmen

Rachael Tan

February 20, 2018

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, juniors and incoming freshman are currently scheduling for the following school year. “It feels like we’re always doing scheduling,” she said, “but that’s really where our counselors are at now.” Additionally, on Feb 23 and March 5, Findin...

Counseling center staff focuses on scheduling, financial aid

Counseling center staff focuses on scheduling, financial aid

Rachael Tan

November 28, 2017

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Coordinator, the counseling center is placing emphasis on scheduling for sophomores. “I would believe at this point they are about halfway through (the process),” Stephan said. Junior scheduling will begin after winter break. Additionally, Steph...

Open lab times available this week during SRT to help seniors with college applications

Open lab times available this week during SRT to help seniors with college applications

Contributor

October 28, 2014

This week, the Counseling Center has set up SRT sessions for college-applying seniors to come for help with their college applications, since the most common application deadline is Nov. 1. Melinda Stephan, College and Career Programming and Resources Coordinator, is the main counselor who is running...