GRHS Counseling: College and Career Information

Page contains information about college, careers, jobs, GED, and military.

SENIOR COLLEGE GUIDANCE

Choose a College/University

  • research your options
  • compare your choices

Fill out applications
apply to at least three colleges (don’t forget to notify colleges of your final decision)
most colleges prefer that you apply online for four year public universities in Texas you will use the Apply Texas application www.ApplyTexas.org along with application you will need to include the following: letters of recommendation (3), resume, scholarship or financial aid information, transcript, and test scores

Take or Retake Required or Recommended Exams

  • SAT and ACT required for University Admissions (check individual college for requirements)
  • TSI required by all Texas schools of higher education (Universities, Colleges, Trade Schools)
  • CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) Exams
  • refer to testing page

Visit College Campus

  • meet with an admission counselor
  • verify admission requirements
  • determine actual college costs and ask about financial aid
  • take a campus tour
  • investigate academic program
  • find out about housing

Apply for Housing

Apply for Financial Aid
All student going to college should fill out the FASFA in October.

Apply for Scholarships
refer to scholarship and financial aid page

COLLEGE RESOURCE CENTER

GED INFORMATION
GED (General Educational Development) offers students the opportunity to earn high school equivalency credits. GED consists of: Math, Science, Social Studies, Writing Skills, and Interpreting Literature and the Arts for persons 16, 17, or years who meet the requirements. For additional information visit www.tea.state.tx.us/ged/

Glen Rose ISD

  • Place: GRISD Technology Center
  • What: GED course
  • When: Tuesday and Thursdays 6:00-8:00
  • Contact: 254-898-3540

JOB INFORMATION

Jobs available through the Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas. For more information call 888-548-WORK or email sbaugh@dfwjobs.com. Visit there website at www.dfwjobs.com.

Job Corps is a voluntary program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor and provides eligible young men and women with an opportunity to gain the experience they need to begin a career or advance to higher education. For more information call 1-800-733-5627 or visit www.recruiting.jobcorps.gov

Teenagers looking for jobs should check out the following resource: www.JobsForTeensHQ.com. It’s focused specifically on helping teenagers find jobs and it’s 100% free to use for both the students and the school. It has very useful information including work permit requirements, labor laws, jobs for teens by city/state, job ideas, jobs by age, and more.

ZipRecruiter  is a free career resource dedicated to helping jobseekers find meaningful employment. Jobs for high school students can be found at https://www.ziprecruiter.com/high-school-jobs

MILITARY

United States Service Academies: Any student interest in applying to one of the United States Service Academies: Military Academy, Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, or Merchant Marine Academy, see Ms. McClure.

CAREER AND JOB RESOURCES