Graduate's Parent/Guardian Information

Questions To Ask Your Senior

• Have you met with your Counselor to discuss your credits and graduation plan for senior year?       
Mrs. Kithcart  A-L     Mrs. De La Garza-Gonzales  M-Z

• Do you have an Infinite Campus Student and Parent Portal Account?  This account allows student’s and parent’s access to student grades, teacher emails, and student missing assignments.  If not, contact Diana Vasquez in the front office at 399-4331.
• Have you applied for college?  Have you completed the Apply Texas Application? If not, go to
www.applytexas.org
• Have you submitted your transcript release form to Mrs. Romo
• Have you requested your transcript to be sent to the University you have applied to?   If no, request transcript HERE.

• Have you registered for the SAT and or ACT? Have you taken the test?  If no, register at
SAT 
www.collegeboard.com
ACT  www.act.org
• Have you created a Fastweb account?  Fastweb is a scholarship search engine.
If no, create account at
www.fastweb.com
• Have you applied for your and your parent’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Pin #?  If no, apply at
www.fafsa.ed.gov   The FAFSA Pin is your electronic signature and will speed up the process when you apply for Financial Aid after January 1, 2014.  
Make sure to visit the Counseling Department Website regularly so that you can get up to the minute information and important reminders you will need your senior year!


 
Things to Remember:
• Meet deadlines
• Check email regularly
• Volunteer Hours (at least 75)
• Letters of Recommendation (give at least 2 weeks notice)
• Let your counselor know when you receive scholarships
• Fee waivers are available for Free and Reduced Lunch for SAT/ACT and College Application fees
• Get 2011 income tax return completed as soon as possible
Infinite Campus Access
• Request final transcript before graduation from Med Tech and UTB

Sudents will continue to receive reminders from universities that they are missing their official transcript –the final transcript is sent after graduation
• Provide proof of Bacterial Meningitis vaccination to the university.