Postsecondary Advising Guide 2018-2019

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This guide includes information about the college admissions process, postsecondary assessments, college athletics, scholarship & financial aid, letters of recommendation, and more.

Soldotna High Counseling Department

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Margaret Griffin, Last Names A-G, 907-260-7073,

Karen Ruebsamen, Last Names H-M, 907-260-7073,

Megan Murphy, Last Names M-Z, 907-260-7059,

Margo Waara, Counseling Secretary & Registrar, 907-260-7072,

Samantha Millard, Counseling Secretary & Registrar, 907-260-7056,


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Counseling Department Events, Workshops, and Parent Nights

Specific dates posted each year on Counselor’s Corner on SOHI’s website

September: Post-Secondary Planning (application process and college information)

September: Financial Aid Night

September: College Athletics Information Meeting (NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA) Open to all students & parents

October: Counseling Department administers the PSAT on the national date

October: FAFSA Completion Workshop #1

October: College Fair at Soldotna High School Gym

October: Field trip visit to UAA, APU, ACC, & Charter College (6am-8pm)

November: College Application Month (prizes, recognition, application workshop days)

November: FAFSA Completion Workshop #2

January: PSAT Interpretation and Distribution of paper results and testbook return

February: Field trip to KPC Open House

March: Get Real Financial Reality Fair for seniors at SOHI

April: Field Trip to AVTEC, NIT, and Job Corp (7am-7pm)

April: Decision Day Celebration for seniors

May: Post-Secondary Planning (application process and college information)

Ongoing in Counseling Office: college representative visits, military recruiters, professionals

Ongoing in Counseling Office: Anxiety Group – strategies to handle stress

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 2020 SENIORS:  @sohi2020 to the number 81010

2021 SENIORS:  @sohi2020 to the number 81010

JUNIORS: @sohi2022 to the number 81010

SOPHOMORES: @sohi2023 to the number 81010

FRESHMEN: @sohi2024 to the number 81010


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