Thurgood Marshall High School Class of 2010 TIPS by jmn34bb

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									                      Thurgood Marshall High School
                                   Class of 2010
                                         TIPS

Make sure you use the TMHS code when registering for the SAT and the ACT.
                               The code is 444841.
SAT – www.collegeboard.com
     Test Date          Registration Deadline         Late Registration
                                ($45.)                 Deadline (+$23.)
 October 10, 2009        September 9, 2009           September 23, 2009        @ TMHS
 November 7, 2009         October 1, 2009             October 15, 2009         @ TMHS
 December 5, 2009        October 30, 2009             November 12, 2009
 January 23, 2010        December 15, 2009           December 30, 2009
  March 13, 2010          February 4, 2010            February 18, 2010        @ TMHS
    May 1, 2010            March 25 2010                April 8, 2010
   June 5, 2010            April 29, 2010               May 13, 2010


ACT – www.act.org
      Test Date              Registration Deadline        Late Registration Deadline
                                    ($44.50)                        (+$19.)
  October 24, 2009            September 18, 2009               October 2, 2009
  December 12, 2009            November 6, 2009              November 20, 2009
   February 6, 2010             January 5, 2010                January 15, 2010
    April 10, 2010               March 5, 2010                  March 19, 2010
     June 12, 2010                May 7, 2010                    May 21, 2010


Transcripts – Official transcripts are available from the Registrar. You must make
your request at least two (2) days in advance of your required date.
Letters of Recommendation – Provide your Counselor with a résumé that includes
extracurricular activities, organizations, leadership positions and volunteer work at
least two weeks in advance of your required date.
NCAA Eligibility – www.web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter - $60. (NCAA eligibility fee waiver
available if you have used a SAT or ACT fee waiver.)

You must have your SAT or ACT score sent directly to NCAA Eligibility Center. Use
code 9999 as one of your score reporting choices when you register for either
test.


Financial Aid and Scholarships - Apply, Apply, Apply (don’t let essays keep you from $$$)
www.fastweb.com                 www.petersons.com              www.srnexpress.com
www.collegeboard.com/pay        www.finaid.org                 www.collegefortexans.com
www.gmsp.org             Gates Millennium Scholarship (GPA 3.3/4.0 or above)
www.fafsa.ed.gov         Financial aid application available January 1, 2010
www.pin.ed.gov           Apply for your pin from the Department of Education now!!!

Free or Reduced Lunch – Apply – Saves You Money!!


College Acceptance and Scholarship Award Letters (Due May 1, 2010) – Bring all college
acceptance and scholarship award letters to the Senior Office. The college acceptance
letter allows you to be a ‘Roaming Buffalo’. The scholarship award letter allows your
inclusion on the scholarship page of the graduation program. Both allow recognition
at Senior Awards Day.


See you at the finish line 6-4-10!!!       *that is, June 4, 2010, 9:00 am @ The Toyota Center

								
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