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Counselor


Welcome to the Lawton-Bronson Jr./Sr. High School Counseling page. Mrs. Erin Benson is the 7-12 School Counselor and is here to help students with Career, Academic, and Personal Issues.


 
Scholarship Information

*Save Now, Save Later:  College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway ~ Deadline:  Oct. 30     www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SaveNow
*Hagan Scholarship Foundation ~ Deadline: November 15  www.hsfmo.org  
*Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge:  Senior Scholarship ~ Dates:  Oct. 19-Feb. 26     www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SeniorScholarship
*The Hagan Scholarship ~ Deadline:  Nov. 15    www.haganscholarship.org  
*Christina Hixson Opportunity Award ~ Deadline:  Dec. 15  www.hixson.dso.iastate.edu   
*Iowa Games 2021 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship ~ Deadline:  April 5    https://www.iowagames.org/brian-pearson-memorial-scholarship/
*PGA Charlie Burkart Scholarship ~ Deadline:  June 18  https://www.iowapgajuniorgolf.com/c6de540a49_sites/www.iowapgafoundation.org/files/2020_Burkart_Application.pdf


College/University specific Scholarships:  Check your college's financial aid webpage for scholarships                                                                                                                                                                                      Example:  University of Iowa scholarships can be found at admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships

FAFSA Information/Assistance
Website:                  www.fafsa.gov   
                                      The FAFSA application is always FREE to fill out
                                      Opens up October 1, 2020.

For help, contact:          Mary Joan Dougherty at the Iowa College Access Network
                                      515-402-4211 or 877-272-4692
                                      mjdougherty@icansucceed.org


Month to month guide to help navigate your senior year!

College Representative Information
College reps are doing virtual visits until further notice.  If you are interested in setting one up, see Mrs. Benson.

Websites to help with the college search:            http://www.collegeraptor.com/    https://planyouradventure.net    http://www.collegeresults.org/  https://www.icansucceed.org/ 
Golden Circle Virtual Career/College Fair:            September 20, 2020 from 1-3pm    Register at  http://www.icansucceed.org/goldencircle                 

College Admission Process

ISU, UNI or U of Iowa:                    Admission is typically based on your Regent Admission Index (RAI)--http://www.regents.iowa.gov/RAI/   (ACT, Cumulative GPA, # of Core Courses)
                                                        Class of 2021:  ACT test score is waived for Admission due to coronavirus so admission is based on GPA and #of core courses.
Other Colleges/Universities:            See their websites for information on admission requirements!!
Sending High School Transcript:      Email Mrs. Benson 
Sending College Transcript (WIT):   Online at https://www.witcc.edu/onestop/transcripts.cfm or by calling 712-274-6403
Athletic Eligibility:                           Register with NCAA (https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/or NAIA (http://www.playnaia.org/eligibility if you plan to continue athletics in college.
   
         
ACT Information
 
ACT Registration, Testing Dates and Test Fees                                                                    To register, click on www.actstudent.org
Subjects tested:  English, Math, Reading, Science w/ optional Writing 
Test Date                                                  Registration Deadline                                   Test Fees                                             
September 19, 2020                                    August 31, 2020                                             ACT without writing--$55
October 10, 17, 24, & 25 2020                     September 25, 2020                                        ACT with writing--$70     https://actapps.act.org/writPrefRM/
December 12, 2020                                     November 6, 2020                                          Late Registration Fee--additional $35
February 6, 2021                                         January 8, 2021
April 17, 2021                                             March 12, 2021
June 12, 2021                                             May 7, 2021                                                    High School Code:  162-440
July 17, 2021                                              June 18, 2021

**Face coverings required.  All students will be asked health and wellness questions during check in.  

Test Prep
Practice Tests:      Available in my office      
Workshop:            Chad Cargill ACT prep workshop through WIT in the Spring

SAT Information

SAT Registration, Testing Dates and Test Fees                                                                   To register, click on https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat
Subjects tested:  Reading, Writing and Language, Math w/ optional Essay
Test Date                                                   Registration Deadline                                            Test Fees
October 3, 2020                                           September 4, 2020                                                SAT without essay--$52
November 7, 2020                                        October 7, 2020                                                    SAT with essay--$68
December 5, 2020                                        November 5, 2020                                                 Late Registration Fee--$30
March 13, 2021                                            February 12, 2021
May 8, 2021                                                 April 8, 2021
June 5, 2021                                                May 6, 2021

**Face coverings required.  All students will be asked health and wellness questions during check in.

Test Prep

 
Military Planning
ASVAB will be offered to students interested in joining the military.                                              To register, see Mrs. Benson (no fee to test)
                                                                                                                                                     
Test Date:                    October 15, 2020 at 8:30am  Approx. 3 hour test

Test Prep:
Websites:                   https://asvabpracticetestonline.com/       https://www.4tests.com/asvab


HS Course Guide


Contact Information

Erin Benson
100 Tara Way
Lawton, IA 51030
Phone number:  712-944-5181
Fax number:  712-944-5568
School code for ACT, NCAA, NAIA is 162-440








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