College & Career Calendar

Office of School Counseling College and Career Calendar 2017-2018


*Juniors and Seniors, check your Naviance accounts to sign up for College Visits throughout the school year.*

Parents are welcome to attend the events marked with a double asterisk **


                Every Wednesday starting September 13th – Library

                2:30-3:30 PM, After-School College Application Help Sessions**

Mrs. Waskey and Ms. Serico will be available to assist seniors with finalizing college lists, registering for the SAT/ACT and completing college applications. Parents can accompany their student if they have questions.


Tuesday, September 26th - Library

                1st and 2nd Period, College Connections

A CCBC representative, will provide an informational session preparing all Seniors for their transition to college. Topics include the importance of campus visits, researching schools, application deadlines, scholarships and financial aid. The option of CCBC and the majors and opportunities that they offer students will also be discussed.


Saturday, October 7th - SAT test at Parkville High

Wednesday, October 11th

                9AM-12PM, PSAT Day & College Field Trips

9th – 11th PSAT Testing

12th Students may sign up for school sponsored field trips to local colleges or trade programs. Seniors may also use this day to visit a post-secondary institution of their choosing.

Wednesday, October 18th– Main Cafeteria


6-7 pm  Nasim Keshavarz, Assistant Director of Financial Aid at CCBC, will help parents understand financial aid and share the changes to the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

7-8 pm PHS counselors will present on various aspects of the college application process.



Saturday, November 4th - SAT test at Parkville High

Wednesday, November 8th – Main Cafeteria & Break Out Rooms


Open to 9-11th grade students and parents. Information will be shared on what courses and CTE programs are offered at Parkville High School. This prepares students to make informed decisions during registration in December.

Wednesday, November 8th

ASVAB Test (first administration)

Parkville will administer this multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military. (Students sign up in the School Counseling Office)

Tuesday, November 14th - Main Cafeteria


Join us to learn more about the BCPS/CCBC Early College Access partnership. Requirements for parallel enrollment as well as the BCPS 100% tuition free program and dual credit opportunities will be discussed.


Saturday, December 2nd 
- SAT test at Parkville High

Saturday, December 9th - ACT test at Perry Hall High



Wednesday, January 17th – (SCHOOL CLOSED BECAUSE OF SNOW)

                6PM, FAFSA COMPLETION NIGHT** 

Melissa Figgs, Financial Aid Counselor from Stevenson University, will help parents/guardians and their students fill out the FAFSA application. Please bring with all essential documents needed to fill out the application.


Wednesday, February 7th  

                ASVAB Test (second administration)

See November for information

Wednesday, February 21 - Main Cafeteria

               Early College Access Program Information Session

Juniors who are interested in participating in Early College Access programs will meet to discuss requirements, benefits of the programs and how they can get started. 

Thursday, February 1st – Library Computer Lab

                 FAFSA Frenzy Day** (Parent/Students are encouraged to attend and must sign up                  in Counseling Office)

Senior parents and students are invited to meet with Ms. Serico to receive assistance filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA. Please come with all essential documents.

MARCH 2018

Saturday, March 10th - SAT test at Parkville High
Monday, March 12th - Library
Senior CCBC Day

Seniors are invited to attend CCBC Day where various departments come to meet with students and share program offerings. There will also be representation from Financial Aid, Honors Program, International Student Services and Continuing Education (non-credit). Seniors have the opportunity to participate in Instant Admissions. They will automatically receive their CCBC ID number and meet with an advisor to discuss their next steps for enrollment.

APRIL 2018

Tuesday, April 10th – Parkville High


All juniors will take the SAT at Parkville High during the regular school day. This test is free.

Wednesday, April 18th - Library Computer Lab

                Accuplacer Test- 2:30pm

 CCBC will be hosting the Accuplacer test in the Library Computer Lab. (40 spots available) Students will test and meet with a CCBC advisor.

MAY 2018

Saturday, May 5th - SAT test at Parkville High

TBD – Main Cafe

                College Signing Day

This is national initiative developed by former First Lady Michelle Obama, as part of the Reach Higher campaign, encourages students to pursue their education after high school.  College Signing Day is a celebration of our high school seniors who are committing to attend a two or four year university.

TBD - Auditorium

                Senior Awards Ceremony

The class of 2018 will be recognized for their accomplishments throughout high school including academic and departmental awards as well as scholarships received.  All seniors are welcome to attend and those who will be recognized will receive an invitation.  Parents and families are encouraged to attend this event during the week of senior activities.

JUNE 2018

Saturday, June 2nd 
- SAT test at Parkville High

Saturday, June 9th - ACT test at Perry Hall High


JULY 2018

Saturday, July 14th - ACT test at Perry Hall High