Understanding Financial Aide Award Letters
The Leicester High School Guidance Department is pleased to introduce Family Connection – a comprehensive website that you and your student can use to make plans about colleges, and careers. Family Connection is linked with Naviance, a service that we use in our office to track and analyze data about college and career plans, so it provides up-to-date information that’s specific to our school All families from the class of 2018 were provided with a registration code. Please click this link to login and create a user name and password: http://connection.naviance.com/leicester
Researching & Evaluating Different Careers ***************************
Researching different careers is a key component to developing a post-graduate plan. Students can go online and review the basic components of different professions, including educational requirements, training, earnings, and projected job growth. This informtation is available in the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published online by the US Department of Labor.
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Juniors - Now is the time **********************
Now is the time for Juniors to be making college visits, registering for SATs and... writing their college essay.
This is the list of Common Application essay prompts as well as other prompts that can help a student get their creative juices flowing.
Colleges may have institutional-specific essay requirements, some vague and some precise, so as you narrow down your list of colleges you will apply to check on what they require in an essay.
All males between 18 and 25 are required to register. Please check here in order to register.
Financial Aid Night
Please click here to view presentation
2016/17 Common Application Essay Prompts
Juniors should start working on the 2015/16 essay prompts for the Common Application.
Please click here to view the updated prompts.
Please click here to view a video on interpreting your new PSAT scores.
The College Admission Process For Juniors
"Why Choose Leicester High School?"
Please click here to view the power point presentation which was presented at the middle school's parent's night.
Massachusetts College Admissions Standards
School Profile 2016-17
Application Key Points for Seniors
Data Sheet Template
Study Abroad Optiona
Online Tools for College Searches, Financial Aid Info, Register for National Tests, etc.