Welcome to Bingham Academy Guidance Counseling. I am available to assist high school students with scheduling and course selection as well as advise students in making their college and post-secondary plans. In addition, if students have academic concerns, we can work through them together.
SAT – October 5th, 2019
PSAT – October 30th, 2019
SAT – December 7, 2019
SAT – May 2, 2020
SENIOR DUE DATES
Beyond Bingham College Planning – Due September 16, 2019
High School Portfolio and Counselor Recommendation Questionnaire – Due 3 weeks prior to needing the Counselor Recommendation letter
TIMELINES & PLANNING
Bingham is an SAT testing center. Registration for the SAT must be done online at https://www.collegeboard.org/
The 2019-2020 dates on which Bingham will host an SAT are: October 5th 2019, December 7th 2019, and May 2nd 2020. ICS in Old Airport also hosts the SAT multiple times each year.
Bingham is not an ACT testing center though you may be able to take it at ICS in Old Airport. Registration for ACT must be done online at www.actstudent.org
Universities may require the TOEFL (Test of English Fluency) exam for international students who do not have a US or Canadian passport. Information about the TOEFL can be found at www.ets.org/toefl Check with your universities to see what is required. Some may accept a letter from BA regarding English proficiency. If this is the case a letter from the guidance counselor must be requested by the student.
The guidance office internally administers the PSAT each year and is required for all students in Grades 10 and 11. Registration is done internally; no external registration is required. These tests are taken during the school day and a fee of approximately $20 is assessed to the student’s school account.
SCHOOL DOCUMENTS AND FORMS
Students wishing to take an online course during Grade 11 and/or 12 must gain approval from administration. They must also research and pay for the course themselves.
Subject Selection evening is held in March or April each year. All students in Grades 8, 10, and 11 should attend to be informed on how to select courses and which courses will be available.
BA COLLEGE PLANNING FORMS
COLLEGE RESEARCH AND PLANNING
LOOKING FOR A COLLEGE
CHOOSING COLLEGES AND APPLYING
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
LINKING MAJORS WITH CAREERS