• 10th Grade Counselor: Sylvia Quattlebaum

    (334) 794-1410  ext. 647234

    syquattlebaum@dothan.k12.al.us

     

    10th Grade Remind Codes

    Group 1  Last names---Adams-Dawson Seniors 2023

    text @hga227  to this number 81010

     

    Group 2  Last names--- Day- Hubbard Seniors 2023

    Text @ge2k6af  to this number 81010

     

    Group 3 Last Names---Hudspeth - McReal Seniors 2023

    Text @33c9gk4heb  to this number 81010

     

    Group 4 Last names--- McWilliams - Seago Seniors 2023

    Text @kk4a3g to this number 81010

     

    Group 5 Last names---Sekeres - Whaley Seniors 2023

    Text @9g9698 to this number 81010

     

    Group 6 Last names--- Whatley-Zlotea Seniors 2023

    Text @4kaa9h to this number 81010

     

     

    Parents of Seniors 2023 Text @h284ee to this number 81010

     

     

     

     

     

    STEPS TO COMPLETING A COLLEGE APPLICATION:
    Most students complete 3 to 5 college applications.
    (Applications are typically available after August 1)

    1. Create a list of schools to apply to and make note of application requirements and deadlines.
    2. Complete the online application on the individual college website or through the Common Application. Request to have your transcript sent to the college(s) where you have submitted an
    application by email to syquattlebaum@dothan.k12.al.us or by completing the transcript form with Mrs. Waters.
    3. Send official ACT/SAT test scores through the testing service to the colleges you are applying.
    4. Complete any remaining application requirements which may or may not include essays, resume, letters of recommendation, and an interview.  
    ACT Testing/Preparation:
    DHS has purchased a full length on-line test prep program through USA Test Prep for our students. Students are expected to study and prepare for the ACT
    Students register to take the ACT through www.actstudent.org. Students that qualify for the federal free and reduced lunch program should see Mrs.Quattlebaum to obtain a fee waiver for
    the ACT. Remember the colleges will always use your highest ACT score and they will continue to accept new and improved scores even after you have applied up until their
    scholarship deadline.

    • SCHOLARSHIPS/FINANCIAL AID:
      The largest dollar amount scholarships are typically available to incoming freshmen through the undergraduate admission office. To qualify for a university scholarship student must:

      · Apply and be accepted by that college’s scholarship deadline
      · Have the appropriate GPA and test score as determined by the college
      · Complete a separate scholarship application if required by the individual college
      External and community scholarships will be sent through REMIND (sign up if you haven’t already. Most scholarships become available during the spring semester of your senior year. For
      national scholarship opportunities students can create a profile on a valid scholarship search engine like www.fastweb.com.

    Students will apply for financial aid (federal grants, loans, work study)

    Starting-Oct. 1st of their senioryear at www.fafsa.ed.gov. In order to electronically submit the FAFSA students and a parent/guardian will create a FSA ID prior to completing their financial aid application at  www.fsaid.ed.gov

     

     



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