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CHS hosts College Information Night

CHS hosts College Information Night

James Yin

August 31, 2016

CHS will be hosting its annual College Information Night on Sept. 1 and Sept. 6 for CHS students and parents. According to Melinda Stephan, college and career programming and resources coordinator, visitors should expect a breakout session format similar to last year’s College Information Night. ...

Students consider alternative options to a traditional college education

Students consider alternative options  to a traditional college education

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August 17, 2016

For three years now, senior Zach Rogers has known his plans for the future—to enlist and serve in the military. Inspired by his two Carmel police officer advisers who served as Marines, Rogers said having these “humble and valiant role models” made him want to join the Marine Corps as well. He s...

Finding the Perfect Balance

Finding the Perfect Balance

News

April 20, 2016

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, one of the few months that gives music, or any art form for that matter, publicity. So, choosing to be a professional musician—a field that is not known for its job demand, much less its chances for success—can be daunting. However, Xavier Searle, Jazz I trum...

Low college acceptance rates pressure students to look into personal fit with schools

Low college acceptance rates pressure students to look into personal fit with schools

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January 21, 2016

Senior Joe Philleo has applied to several of the most well-known and prestigious universities in the country: Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are all possibilities for him. Furthermore, he said he thinks he has a good chance of being accepted into these “dream...

Counselors to host College Education Boot Camp over the summer

Counselors to host College Education Boot Camp over the summer

Beats

May 21, 2015

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Resource Center programming coordinator, there will be a College Education Boot Camp available in June and August for rising seniors for $30. Stephan said the event will act as a “crash course” on how to apply to college. Juniors who sign up are re...

Counselors prepare for Scholarship Night

Counselors prepare for Scholarship Night

Beats

May 20, 2015

The counselors are preparing for the annual Scholarship Night, which will take place on May 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The night recognizes seniors who received scholarships, either from the college they are attending or an outside organization, according to Melinda Stephan, College and Career ...

After recent government proposals, CHS students consider attending community colleges

After recent government proposals, CHS students consider attending community colleges

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March 20, 2015

Over the next six years, senior Jack Denger will spend close to $300,000 studying pharmacy at Butler University. He will spend two years taking general core classes, three years taking rigorous pharmaceutical courses and one final, expensive year in rotation to ensure a successful future. “(The future) coul...

Counselors organize additional college workshops for juniors, Scholarship Night for seniors

Counselors organize additional college workshops for juniors,  Scholarship Night for seniors

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March 12, 2015

Three more “Finding Your College Fit” workshops for juniors will be conducted on March 16, 30 and April 27 to meet the demand of the last workshops. Additionally, counselors encourage seniors to attend Scholarship Night on May 23, according to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Resource Center program coordinator. “(The workshops) were popular enough th...

Counselors to schedule senior year for juniors, hold college research meeting

Counselors to schedule senior year for juniors, hold college research meeting

Beats

January 21, 2015

Counselors are busy preparing for juniors to schedule their senior year, according to counselor Emily Clark. They are also organizing a meeting called “Finding Your College Fit” during SRT on Jan. 30 and Feb. 13 and 24. According to Clark, juniors are expected to plan their schedules online. Indi...

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

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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...

Counselors to introduce Indiana Career Explorer

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October 29, 2011

Before the end of November, school counselors plan to introduce students of all grade levels to the Indiana Career Explorer, which according to counselor Melinda Stephan, is an online tool that provides a “comprehensive path” for those who are in any stage of finding a job. Though counselors have...