Counselor's Corner

1. Seniors have many scholarship opportunities that are sent to their school email accounts.

2. The following links could be helpful to students and parents:

Suicide Prevention - link to information and recources

Nat'l Suicide Prevention Lifeline - free/confidential support for people in distress or people concerned for others

Teen's Guide to Mental Health - info for students, teachers, and parents

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FSA ID - must have to complete FAFSA

(**All seniors planning to attend college will need to complete the FAFSA)

HOW TO COMPLETE FAFSA - checklist to follow to help students/parents with FAFSA

Greene County Scholarship - info & application portal for local scholarships (available Feb 1 - March 15)

Sixt Scholarship - scholarship opportunity

Beta Club Scholarships - link to scholarships available to Beta members

FINANCIAL AID GLOSSARY - list of terms and abbreviations used in the financial aid process

FINANCIAL AID TOOLKIT  - info for parents and students about FAFSA and financial aid

FEDERAL STUDENT AID WEBSITE - tips for parents and students concerning financial aid

FEDERAL STUDENT AID RESOURCES - more information from the Federal Student Aid site


FEDERAL STUDENT AID FACT SHEET - list of all federal student aid programs

SAVE YOUR MONEY, SAVE YOUR IDENTITY - tips to avoid identity theft while applying for scholarships

ACT Registration - JRs & SRs trying for scholarships should take this test as often as possible

Preparing for the ACT - booklet for tips, strategies, and practice

ACT Authority - ACT tutoring (3 day free trial/$50 per month membership)

Tasseltime - information on college, career, ACT prep, scholarships, military, study skills, etc.

(**The Tasseltime link requires a username and password; email or visit Mrs. Church for more information) 

AR Department of Higher Education - to complete the application for the AR Academic Challenge Scholarship

AR Student Loan Authority - website designed to improve access to higher education to AR students


The Hagan Scholarship Foundation - for high achieving students with a financial need

Am. Indian Ctr of AR Scholarship Award Program - info for those with documented Native American ancestry

OnlineCollege.Net - information about AR colleges and degrees

Best Value Schools in AR - info about AR schools & lots of articles (click on "Home" for national info)

March 2 Success - College/Career prep, ACT practice tests, etc. (you will have to create an account)

Guide to Online Schools - Free reviews and rankings of schools offering online degrees

GuidEd Solutions - website for to help students/parents plan for and understand paying for college

AR Single Parent Scholarship Fund - information and application for scholarships for single parents

Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid - information on many topics to help students with financial aid Financial Aid guide - information about financial aid and avoiding student debt

Horatio Alger Scholarship - website includes eligibility requirements, application, and much more 

Zip Recruiter Scholarship - $3,000 award for best creative writing entry about previous job & ideal career

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship - website includes information and link to application

Card Rates Scholarship - link to information and application for those majoring in finance-related fields

Find Teen Alcohol & Drug Rehab - info about addiction and local treatment centers

Sample Scholarship Inquiry Letter - for those pursuing scholarships other than through a college/university 

Student Aid Application Tracking Form - to help keep track of info when completing multiple applications

My Next Move - interactive tool for job seekers/students wanting to learn about career options

Real-Life Arkansas - Find out about AR salaries and which occupations will meet financial goals - guide to helping students evaluate and choose careers

RN Programs in AR - information for those planning a career in nursing

Nursing Career Guide - in depth guide to all aspects of nursing careers - Lists of best colleges/online colleges in U.S. and AR

Scholarship Search Guide - reviews/instructions to help students with scholarship searches

Woodmen Life Focus Forward Scholarship - information and eligibility criteria - Guide for helping students and parents plan for better financial future

Career Idea Resources - links to multiples sites that help with career planning and preparation

Employment with Disabilities - links to help with career planning and preparation for people with disabilities

Arkansas Next - digital version of magazine to help students make plans for future

The Mint - financial tips/planning/information for people of all ages

How to Write a Resume - free templates and tips

How to Write a Cover Letter - free templates and tips

Career One Stop - info on career exploration, training, and jobs

Discover Arkansas - statistics and information on employment opportunities in AR - college/career planning/exploration (interest inventories available for career guidance) - college planning for students in middle school through HS and after graduation

Be Pro Be Proud - website that provides career info/exploration in AR based skilled labor market

Learn How to Become - career information and exploration site

Tips for Navigation of Job Market - Advice on how to prepare for jobs after college

Student Internsips and Employment - practical help for college students seeking job skills

Living Wage Calculator - estimate the cost of living in various areas across the state or country

Ultimate Medical - a guide to various medical careers - scholarship, college, and career info

Help Teaching scholarship - for current HS or college students; application due June 1

Zety - career advice, resume help, job interview tips, etc

Online Theology Degrees - info about degree programs, theology-related careers, potential salaries, etc

Parents Guide to Video Game Addiction - article and links concerning video game addiction

Best Teaching Schools and Degrees in AR - guide to teaching programs in AR

Fire Science - info on degree programs, schools, costs, salaries, jobs, etc


Karen Church

phone (870)597-2723

fax (870)597-4693

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