Welcome Back!!!!

Welcome back!!  Some important things are happening this week.

  • Jan 9th is the last day to register for the ACT test date of Feb7.  So register now !
  • A representative from Germanna’s apprenticeship program will be here in the career center on Jan 7th @ 10 am to take about how to get involved in Apprenticeships at Germanna Community College.  I hope to see some of you.  Sign up in the School Counseling office or see me.
  • Many deadlines are fast approaching.  Have you made a plan and set goals to accomplish and meet those deadlines???  Sign up to see me and let us get it done!!

Preparing for the AP Exams

Did you know community colleges will take your AP scores and turn them into college credit!! What a great way to get ahead and safe some $$$$$. Get ready for the exams by practicing with sample questions and knowing what to expect on exam day.

To help you prepare to do your best on the AP Exam, here are practice questions and tips for labeling your exam materials and completing exam responses.  Visit this site:https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/takingtheexam/preparing-for-exams

College Night

College Night, hosted by Spotsylvania Towne Centre will be next Wednesday, October 16, from 6:30-8:30PM. There will be representatives from colleges and universities from all over the East Coast, including Germanna Community College! Germanna’s Recruiter, Kim Viarella, and Brian Ogale will be at the GCC table to answer all your questions about GCC programs, including opportunities for transfer and guaranteed admissions to many four-year colleges and universities, as well as how current high school students can take advantage of Dual Enrollment courses in their high schools to get an early start on their college education. See you there!!!!

Germanna Community College

Germanna Community College
Educational Foundation

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR 2013

The application deadline is Friday, June 14, 2013 for Germanna students who wish to receive a scholarship award ffor the fall semester of 2013 and spring semester of 2014.  Scholarship awards are made for an entire academic year.  No awards are made mid-year or between semesters.  Recipients must be full-time or part-time students who make tuition and fee payments directly to the College, and are enrolled in classes at Germanna Community College during the 2013-2014 academic year.  Scholarship awards may be made on a “rolling” basis, allowing those who apply early to be given the greatest opportunity to receive a scholarship award.

Instructions:  Applicants will be considered automatically for ALL scholarships administered by the Germanna Community College Educational Foundation. Incomplete and partially completed applications will not be considered for a scholarship award.  If you have any questions, please contact the Foundation Office at (540) 423-9060 or send an email to  scholarships@germanna.edu Please be aware that the application times out after 20 minutes and any information you entered may be lost.

Connections Day! MAY 29th

Don’t Miss Out on an Opportunity to Attend a Community College.  Start the Admissions Process Now.

Come to Connections Day. It is easy to get started!

Simply visit the Career Coach during your lunch period at the career table or stop by the Career Center between the hours of 2:30pm till 4:00pm on May 29th..

Bring your questions!  Make a connection that lasts a life time.

Early College Pathways

Are you rising high school junior planning to start on one of the Early College Pathways this summer, don’t forget to register for one of the upcoming Early College Pathways Orientations!

The orientation will cover all the information you will need to get started–how to register for courses and pay tuition, how and where to buy books, transfer and career information and resources, how to use your MyGCC account to make the most of your online resources and student e-mail, and a tour of campus. Students who have their completed High School Permission to Enroll Form and a copy of their high school transcript may be able to meet with a counselor and be registered as well!
Orientation dates, times, and locations:

  • Thursday, May 23, 6-8PM @ Fredericksburg Area Campus, Dickinson Building, Room 212
  • Thursday, May 30, 6-8PM @ Daniel Technology Center (Culpeper site), Room 104C

Register for one of these sessions by visiting the Germanna Community College homepage, and on the left side of the page under “Upcoming Events” click the link to the date you prefer. On the next page, click the button “Register” at the top right to complete your registration for these events.
If you are unfamiliar with the Early College Pathways opportunities, please visit the website for more information.

NURSING

Ever thought of a career in Nursing?  Germanna Community College has several programs to help you with your goal to go into the nursing field.  A representative for the nursing program at Germanna Community College will be at Caroline High School on May 17th @ 10 am in the Auditorium.  Sign up at the counseling office or see the Career Coach.  Come and Make a Connection!