College 101 Presentation re-cap

Thank you for those of you who were able to attend College 101 last night in the auditorium.  At this link you will find the presentation from last nights presentation: 2016 College 101 presentation.  Students can pick up materials handed out from the event in the School Counselors Office.

Thank you to our F&M, Millersville, and HACC representatives for presenting about the college application process.


Juniors– Could you use some help thinking about what to do after HS?

Check out Camp College!

Hosted on the campus of Albright College, Camp College is a unique opportunity for 60 students from across the state of Pennsylvania to work closely with current Admissions and Secondary Education professionals as students work through the components of the college process.  Student-centered workshops will focus on topics like crafting a college list that focuses on academic, social and financial fit, completing a relevant and thorough college application, how admissions decisions are made, and paying for college.

This overnight program will take place Tuesday, July 26th to Thursday, July 28th.  Student participants will be assigned to small groups with a professional Mentor/Chaperone assigned to each group for the duration of the program. For an application and more information click the link below.


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The Lancaster Chamber Provides Students With Real World Experiences

Today’s students face a lot of important decisions about their futures. And there’s no better way to evaluate your education choices, chosen career field or future plans than to experience different careers firsthand.  CareerConnect is Lancaster County’s only local resource for students looking to link up with local businesses for career exploration opportunities, like job shadowing, mentorships,
internships and more.

PennState York Spring Open House

photoband_TIPS112113Please Join Penn State York for their Spring open house on Saturday, April 2nd from 9am-2pm.  This event is open to students who are interested in exploring what Penn State has to offer. They will have the opportunity to tour the campus, explore degree programs, and speak with current students and faculty members.  Special sessions have been designed for those who are just beginning their college search process, as well as those who have already been offered admission to Penn State. Lunch will also be provided!

Students will also receive $50 waiver off their application fee when they attend the open house.

For more information on how to register, please click here

or call 1-800-778-6227

College 101


The 2016 College 101 event is Wednesday, March 30th at 6:30 pm in the high school auditorium. We will be addressing…

  • What are college and university representatives looking for in their applicants?
  • Where do I start when writing my college admission essay?
  • What should I be looking for in a college?
  • What might I be able to expect for the 2017 financial aid timeline?
  • What resources are available to me?College 101 logo

Everything you need to know about the admissions process from college reps and school counselors. This event is targeted towards 10th & 11th graders and parents are strongly encouraged to come!

Career Seminar- March 17th Health & Wellness

Thursday, March 17th: Health Care and Wellness

Students interested in business can attend this topic because the speakers will include information about business within Health Care AdministrationFuture

  • Lancaster Physical Therapy Representative, Jason Cavallaro
  • Dr. Karen Dielmann, PA College of Health Science, Health Care Administration

How do I sign up: Second Block teachers can sign up their classes to come hear the presenters at 9:40 by emailing Ms. Wile  Students can sign-up for presenters during homeroom at 10:30 here on the counseling blog or by talking to their school counselor. Subscribe to receive an email when the details and sign-ups are posted.

Dual Enrollment Meeting March 15 for Fall 2016

The dual enrollment meeting for students interested in taking a class in Fall 2016 will be Tuesday, March 15th in the library Distance Learning Lab during homeroom.  Students should be excused from clubs to attend this meeting. Students who have already taken a dual enrollment course need to attend this meeting if they are applying for a course for Fall 2016. This meeting will go over any updates to the dual enrollment process.

Students, please sign up to attend by filling out the google form or stopping by the counseling office.

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Dual enrollment is an opportunity for academically college-ready students to take a college class. Typically the college credit counts for  high school elective credit in an area which complements the course offerings at Penn Manor. Several schools offer dual enrollment credit at a reduced rate to local students.