ADEL DESOTO MINBURN HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELING CENTER
ADM Counseling Mission Statement
The ADM School Counseling Program, in partnership with our communities, is committed to developing a comprehensive, measurable, developmental program that addresses the academic, career and personal/social development of all students in a challenging and supportive learning environment.
2017-2018 ADM Course Catalog
Please click here to view the current course catalog.
Date to be announced soon for ADM Financial Aid Night
$$$ – ADM HS Financial Aid Night will take place in the HS Auditorium this Spring. Please come and learn valuable information about funding your college education, such as how to plan for FAFSA application, where to find scholarship information and more. – $$$
Favorite Links via Symbaloo
Check out some of our most frequently used sites for financial aid and college searches on Symbaloo!
College/Military Lunchroom Visits
- Dec 21 – US Marines
- Jan 16 – US Air Force
The next national ACT date with open registration will be Saturday, February 10, (registration deadline January 12, or January 13-19 with applicable late registration fee). For testing locations and registration information, go to www.actstudent.org – register early, as spots are held on a first-come, first-served basis. (Please note: the ACT will next be administered at ADM HS on Saturday, April 14, 2018, (registration deadline March 9, or March 10-23 with applicable late registration fee). ADM’s College Board High School Code #: 160-010. This must be used to complete ACT registration if you want your scores to be reported to ADM HS.
STUDENT-ATHLETES PLEASE NOTE: if you are planning to register with NCAA Clearinghouse, designate it on your ACT registration by using the Eligibility Center code of 9999 to ensure the score is reported to the Eligibility Center. (There is a separate charge to send them later if you did not direct ACT to forward scores to NCAA. The NCAA will not accept scores shared from ADM HS, they must be reported directly from ACT.) NAIA Eligibility Center code is 9876.
Stay informed! – NCAA Eligibility Requirements are available at: http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/eligibility-center. NAIA Eligibility Requirements are available at: http://www.playnaia.org/eligibility-center..
ICAN Activities Resumé
For students interested in tracking their high school activities history in one, easily accessible location for scholarship and college admission applications, download this handy template!
FAFSA for Fall 2018 may be completed after October 1, 2017. Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) offers FAFSA completion assistance at multiple events and locations across the state from October 2017 through March 2018. To find an event/location that is near you, please click here.
Additionally, The Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) has nine Student Success Centers that will offer FAFSA completion assistance as part of FAFSA Ready Iowa. Each center has appointments available and can be scheduled at www.icansucceed.org/apt.
Paying for College
Check out Student Loan Report’s helpful guide to financial aid, scholarships, savings, and student loans!
Also, the Your Teen magazine is full of constructive information for parents of college-bound students: admissions, financial aid, campus life, etc.
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