Student Services/College Counseling
Student Services strives to support students at Providence through class scheduling, college applications, standardized testing, academic records, academic counseling, and professional counseling referrals.
Upcoming College Visits
Colleges and universities visit Providence frequently to greet our high school students during lunch. Below is a calendar of upcoming visits. Encourage your students to stop by their table during lunch to learn more about the college admissions process. If they ask "The Right Question", they might win a $5 Gift Card.
Friday, March 8th @ Lilburn Barry University (Miami Shores, FL)
Tuesday, March 12th @ Lilburn Nova Southeastern University (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Upcoming College Fairs & College Info Sessions
Below is a list of college fairs taking place in our area. This is a great way to learn about many college and universities at one time.
Mill Creek High School
Thursday, March 14th
Collins Hill High School
Tuesday, March 19th
SAT/ACT Test Prep
Providence is pleased to once again offer the SAT/ACT prep course for students looking to ready themselves for the SAT and CT or to improve their scores. Maggui Joyner, an outside consultant, comes in each Fall and Winter to teach a 7-week test prep course during lunch on Wednesdays.Contact Student Services with questions regarding either of these options.
In addition, the following links will offer free online tips, practice tests, strategies and much more in preparation for your upcoming SAT or ACT test:
Kaplan Test Prep (free flashcards for SAT/ACT/APUSH/APEURO)
Kaplan Test Prep (free Practice tests online)
The following 2 scholarships are available from the Lilburn Woman's Club for students entering college in Fall 2016. If you are interested see Mrs. Kindig in the Student Services office for application forms:
- Scholarship available for female students who attend high school in the Lilburn area, and "who are well rounded, excel in academics, leadership, community service and extracurricular activities".
- An additional art scholarship is available for female students who attend high school in the Lilburn area, and who are "planning to major in the arts (art, music, drama, art education, dance, theater)".
See Mr. DeMayo for other scholarship opportunities.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
for all current Seniors
Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and easier than ever, and it gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college or career school. It is available online (fafsa.ed.gov) beginning October 1st for the 2018-2019 school year. All students entering college in the fall of 2018 should submit this form as it is required for HOPE eligibility as well as other types of college financial aid (including merit based scholarships).
FAFSA Tips & Common Mistakes to Avoid