Counseling

Welcome…
Our Philosophy
The Manchester High School Counseling Program is an integral part of the total educational experience through which students prepare for meaningful and rewarding lives as productive members of a changing society.

Counseling Services focus on three main aspects of development:

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal/Social

Services designed to meet these goals include:

  • Classroom Presentations
  • Individual Planning
  • Group Counseling
  • Teacher and Parent Consultation

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News and Announcements

 

Students are reminded to listen to the daily announcements for College Representative Visits. Interested students should sign up in Guidance and pick up a pass.

SAT Registration - The easiest way to register is online at the Collegeboardwebsite, but if you prefer to register by mail, paper registration forms are available in the guidance office.

Fee waivers are available to eligible students based on financial need. See your counselor about fee waivers if you think you might be eligible.

Have questions about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)? Visit the website or print this “tips card”.

Do you have questions about the NCAA application process? See Mr. Tarnowicz in the Guidance Office for information. Requirements are also listed on the MHS Athletics webpage

Parents can sign up for the Parent College Planning eTips at:www.cslf.com Check your student’s grades at home with the “Home Access Center” program. To register,

please contact:

Natalie Dark (Last Names A-L)
Debbie Cratty (Last Names M-Z)

Paying for College: CHESLA, a useful website for students and families -Check out CHESLA’s updated website. It includes information on paying for college, financial aid, and the lending process. Learn about Connecticut’s alternative source of low interest fixed rate loan funding and link to the application. www.chesla.org

CHESLA was created by the State of Connecticut in 1982 to help students and families afford the costs of a college education by reducing the financial burdens of borrowing.