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Fall 2020

 

College Presentations

 

September 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM- Harrisburg University (Virtual)

September 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM- Harrisburg University (Virtual)

September 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM- Harrisburg University (Virtual)

September 28, 2020 at 1:30 PM- Elizabethtown College (Virtual)

September 29, 2020 at 1:30 PM- Elizabethtown College (Virtual)

October 5, 2020 at 9:50 AM- Pittsburgh Technical College (Virtual)

October 6, 2020 at 9:50 AM- Pittsburgh Technical College (Virtual)

October 6, 2020 at 11:30 AM- Shippensburg University (Virtual)

October 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM- Shippensburg University (Virtual)

October 12, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM NACAC (Virtual)

October 18, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM NACAC (Virtual)

November 8, 2020 from 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM NACAC Virtual 

October 1 thru November 6, 2020 various sessions offered- PACAC (Virtual) 

 

PLEASE SEE MRS. SIMMONS IN THE STUDENT SERVICES OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP. YOU MUST SIGN UP AT LEAST ONE DAY IN ADVANCE. NO LAST MINUTE SIGN-UPS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

Scholarships

To find information about scholarships, please visit our website at www.ytech.edu. Click on the STUDENTS tab, then select GUIDANCE/SCHOOL COUNSELING. You will see CAREER & COLLEGE INFORMATION. Click on this and you will see SCHOLARSHIPS on the left hand side of the page. When you click on SCHOLARSHIPS, you will see the scholarships listed by month of deadline for each application. We are constantly updating and adding opportunities for our students so keep checking back. 

Here are also a few web sites that might help with planning your future.  They are FREE sites to look up scholarships.  Good Luck!

 

www.collegeboard.com

Scholarship Searches

 

www.finaid.org

Scholarship Info

 

www.fastweb.com

Personalized Scholarship Search Service

 

www.freschinfo.com

Database of Scholarship programs

 

www.salliemae.com

The CASHE Database

 

www.collegenet.com

Personalized Scholarship Search Service

 

www.collegeedge.com

Scholarship Search Service

 

 

 

Military Visits

We are working to set up virtual informational sessions with Recruiter’s from the PA National Guard, PA Air National Guard, Army, Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force or Marines. Check back soon for updates on these virtual sessions.

CONGRATULATIONS!

When you are accepted to college or enlist in the military, please share the good news with us! Final transcripts MUST be sent to colleges and we can't do that if you don't tell us. Most importantly, we love to hear positive news!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAT/ACT

These assessments are entrance requirements for admission to most 2 year and 4 year colleges.

Upcoming Test Dates:

SAT
September 26, 2020

October 3, 2020

November 7, 2020

December 5, 2020

March 31, 2021

May 8, 2021

June 5, 2021

www.collegeboard.org

ACT
October 24, 2020

December 12, 2020

February 6, 2021

April 17, 2021

www.actstudent.org

You may be eligible for a fee waiver if you meet certain qualifications.
Come to the Student Services Office for more information about these standardized assessments. 

 


ASVAB

This assessment is used for both military aptitude and career exploration.
Tentative Test dates at York Tech:
December 9, 2020

March, 24, 2021

Check back on the website regularly for more definitive information.

Transcripts

Do you need a copy of your transcript sent to a college where you are applying? Please complete the High School Transcript Request form on the YTECH website using the following link: http://www.ytech.edu/alumni/hs_transcript_request_form





Helpful Websites:

www.educationplanner.org
www.fafsa.org
www.collegerealitycheck.com
To begin the college search, visit the website:
www.collegeboard.org

 

 

 

College Information


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Career Information


Welcome to O*NETTM OnLine!The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.

Dictionary Of Occupational TitlesAt this location you can find a job title and job description.

 

Financial Aid


Free Application for Federal Student AidFAFSA is the first step in applying for federal student financial aid

Click on the following file link to view the listing of Free FAFSA workshops that PHEAA and PASFAA are offering in Central PA

York Tech Financial Aid Night – November 18, 2020 (Virtual) Video Link will be provided.

York Tech FAFSA Completion – Link to informational Video will be provided.

http://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/fafsasimplification/

 

 


For more information, see your Guidance Counselor.
To sign up for Assessments, visits, and presentations, visit Mrs. Simmons in the Student Services Office or email
ssimmons@ytech.edu.

Sheena Simmons - Guidance Office Administrative Assistant