Galileo High School

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What Is A School Counselor?

School counselors, referred to as “guidance counselors” in the past, help every student improve academic achievement, personal and social development, and career planning. School counselors in the 21st century are highly trained educators in pre K-12 settings who uphold ethical and professional standards to design, implement, and manage comprehensive, developmental, results-based school counseling programs that promote and enhance student success. School counselors address the academic and developmental needs of all students, not just those in need, by collaborating with students, parents, school staff and the community. – American School Counselor Association

                         

Galileo’s School Counseling Program

High school is the final transition into adulthood and the world of work as students begin separating from parents and exploring and defining their independence. Students are deciding who they are, what they do well, and what they will do when they graduate. Galileo’s counseling program seeks to provide students with a supportive environment in which they can cultivate the tools for personal growth. These include assisting with problem-solving and decision-making skills, as well as developing self-esteem and self-worth. The counseling program also seeks to enable students to value themselves as individuals, and to explore the opportunities around them, both within the Galileo community and beyond. The goal is to assist students, parents, and teachers with what they need to facilitate the academic journey to graduation.

 

 

College Visits and Scholarship Opportunities

College Application Preparation Documents

 

 

 

Important Forms for All Students College and Career Planning Resources

 

Schedule Change Request Form

Student Checklist by Grade Level

 

College And Career Planning
College Application Checklist
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Information for Juniors and Seniors College Application/Preparation Websites

 

Junior & Senior Parent Night

Junior/Senior Night Presentation

Junior PowerPoint

Senior PowerPoint

 

CSS Profile

https://profileonline.collegeboard.com/prf/index.jsp

FAFSA

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov

Online College Programs in Virginia

SAT/ACT Testing Information Important Academic Links

 

College Test Entrance Information

 

SAT/ACT Test Info

 

SAT/ACT Fee Waiver

 

SAT/ACT Test Schedule

 

 

Piedmont Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Webpage

 

Virginia Department of Education Graduation Requirements

 

Office of Exceptional Children Web page

 

Graduate of Distinction Web page

 

ACT   http://www.actstudent.org

SAT   http://www.collegeboard.org

SAT Prep http://.www.mysatreview.com

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