Financial Aid Night – October 24, 2023

Penn Manor High School will host a Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 6 p.m. The event will be held in the High School Auditorium and is open to all students in grades 9-12 and their families. Learn how to apply for financial aid for college and gain tips on making smart decisions when it comes to college funding. We hope to see you there!

NCAA Free Webinar for College-Bound Student Athletes and Families

Are you a student-athlete dreaming of playing your sport at the NCAA level? Invest in your future and spend an hour on Sunday, September 17, from 5-6 p.m. Eastern time, understanding the requirements and how to prepare for NCAA certification. Join NCAA Eligibility Center staff, who will walk you through what you need to do to compete at the NCAA Division I, II or III level. Staff will be answering questions live during the presentation, so come prepared to learn how to take your game to the next level! Click here to register:

Princeton University Visit this Friday, September 15th

Are you interested in learning more about Princeton University? Would you like the opportunity to meet with a representative and make a great first impression? Don’t miss this chance! This Friday, September 15, 2023, Penn Manor High School will be hosting a representative from Princeton University’s Admissions Office from 9:15-9:45 a.m. in the Counseling Office Career Center. If you are interested in attending, please email Mrs. Long in the Counseling Center for next steps ( We hope to see you there!

College 101 Night

We are excited to announce “College 101 Night” will be on September 26, 2023 from 6-8 pm at the Penn Manor High School Cafeteria. This event is geared toward Seniors and Juniors, but open to all students and their families. Learn about the college planning, search, selection and admissions process from Admissions Counselors from local universities. Please bring your laptop. 

We hope to see you there! 

Crash Course in College Admissions – Free Webinar on September 13, 2023

College admissions is confusing – let ACT and Collegewise help.

Get answers to the questions that make this journey confusing. This event gives seniors plenty of time to get the answers they are looking for before early admissions deadlines and gives younger students the perfect head start on their application journey. 

Collegewise is the expert in all things college admissions. Their experienced, diverse staff of college application counselors with 500+ years combined admissions experience give families the most up-to-date and honest information. 

College Admissions From A-to-Z: Ace Your Application Process (And Stay Stress Free) 

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 

6:00 p.m. CT

School Day PSAT and SAT being offered 2023-2024 School Year

Beginning next school year, the PSAT and SAT are moving to digital tests. In the fall, Juniors will take the PSAT/NMSQT during the school day digitally. In addition, the SAT will be offered during the school day in the fall via the paper format for the last time. In the spring, the SAT will only be available digitally. Penn Manor will offer this during the school day in March and April. More details to come!

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PHEAA Announces April Webinars

Paying for College and Options for Balances  4/4 Tuesday, Noon;  4/20 Thursday, 6:30pm This one-hour webinar is for students and families that are starting to plan or are in the thick of decisions with May 1st, National Admissions Day, right around the corner. Affording the costs is one topic that is on everyone’s mind. This presentation by PHEAA’s Daniel Wray and Linda Pacewicz of the PAForward program will review the types of  Aid available, what needs to be done to check for eligibility and provide tips on the options for covering the balances and making affordable decisions. Don’t miss it! 

Financial Aid and Planning Q&A with PHEAA   4/6 Thursday, 6:30pm;  4/18 Tuesday, Noon Articles related to funding a higher education are in the news almost every day and it can lead even the most knowledgeable of us into information overload. Have you ever wanted to simply ask a few specific questions, yet couldn’t find anyone to ask?  Maybe you have questions about planning for college, finding the right school, applying for scholarships, applying for federal and state aid, understanding offer letters, completing loan applications, comparing federal loans to private loans,  repaying/refinancing loans after graduation – etc.  Join Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PHEAA for a wide open one hour Q&A session.  Ask your questions in an open  forum or privately via the chat. Hope to see you there!