Monday, February 27, 2017

CEO of My Life Summer Experience

Are you interested in innovation and developing your entrepreneurial skills?  Georgia Tech is the Flagship location for a program that was designed to make a difference in the lives of young people and their future.  CEO of my Life is a program that has been backed by Georgia Tech, Google, Panasonic, Netflix, and AT&T and it seems to bring a variety of experiences to participants that can lead to personal and academic growth.  The program promises to offer an opportunity for students to create sparks in areas of innovation, fine tune problem solving skills, and empowers students to think critically and differently about their future.  If your student would love the opportunity to create their future by design, this might be a great opportunity for them to consider.

Applications are now available and they will fill up quickly.  If you are interested in learning more, please review the materials below.  The point of contact for this program is:

Annette Barbee
Regional Program Coordinator
CEO of My Life Summer Experience at Georgia Tech
CML Global Institute Inc.
404.369.3120 ext 705

Friday, February 24, 2017

Columbus State Will Be On Campus!

On March 2nd, Columbus State University will be at NOHS.  Please make plans to hear about what Columbus State has to offer you!  They have numerous opportunities in the area of academics, fine arts, and athletics.  Sign up below to attend the information session in the PLC on March 2nd during Titan Time.

Columbus State University Info Session

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Emmanuel College at NOHS on March 7th

Socorro Ruiz, our admissions rep at Emmanuel will be at North on March 7th during Titan Time.  If you are interested in learning more about Emmanuel, register below for the admissions information session.

Emmanuel Information Sessions Registration

Are You Interested in Advocating For Your Community? Youth Preparedness Council Might Be For You!

"The FEMA Youth Preparedness Council was formed in 2012 to bring together youth leaders from across the country who are highly interested and engaged in advocating youth preparedness and making a difference in their communities. The Council members are selected based on their dedication to public service, their efforts in making a difference in their communities, and their potential to expand their impact as national advocates for youth preparedness. The deadline to complete and submit your application is March 31st, 2017. "

Check out the link for more information if you are interested:

April ACT Test Prep Option Through 5 Points Test Prep

Five Points Test Prep will have a class at North Oconee starting on March 4th that will target the April ACT.  Reach out to Dr. Lisa Barrett if you are interested in registering for the course.  Her contact information is

Are You A Junior That Will Be Applying For Colleges Using the Common Application Next Year? The Essay Prompts Are Available

Are you a junior that will be applying to a college during the 2017/2018 school year that uses the common application for admissions?  If so, make a note to check out the newly released essay prompts.  Summer is a great time for students to begin pondering their essays.  Remember that the essay portion of the application is a way for colleges to get to know you!  Make sure that you take the time to let your personality and character shine in your essays.  Let your counselor/English teacher know if you have questions or would like to talk further about how to improve your essays!

Common Application 2017-2018 essay prompts

You've Been Accepted- Now How Do I Pay For College?

JLV College Counseling is a great site that we follow closely in the counseling office.  She posted a timely blog regarding comparing financial aid packages and how parents/students can determine what is the best deal.  Check it out- it is worth the read!

Determining the best financial fit after financial aid-award letters arrive