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Scholarship Information 2020

SENIORS and Future Seniors

This page is designed to answer questions for students/parents and provide information on upcoming events for all seniors this year.
**Parents and Students, please be aware that there are businesses out there that offer services for a fee, everything linked on this page are free of charge. Please be wary if someone wants you to pay for college admission assistance, and be sure to see if it is legitimate.

Senior Check List


12 Places to look for scholarships

EX-STUDENTS Who entered 9th grade before the 2011-2012 school year but did not graduate, please review the following information regarding Senate Bill 463. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Somerville High School.

Information Regarding Senate Bill 463 and 149.

SB 149 FAQ 061215

ACT, SAT, TSI "WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?"

Texas Gear Uphttps://www.texasgearup.com

ACT & SAT TEST DATE for 2020

ACT Testing DatesRegister HereRegistration Deadlines for Additional Fee
September 12, 2020August 14, 2020
September 13, 2020August 14, 2020
September 19, 2020August 14, 2020
October 10, 2020September 17, 2020
October 17, 2020September 17, 2020
October 24, 2020September 17, 2020
October 25, 2020September 17, 2020
December 12, 2020November 6, 2020
February 6, 2021January 8, 2021
April 17, 20221March 12, 2021
June 12, 2021May 7, 2021
July 17, 2021June 18, 2021
SAT Testing DatesRegister HereRegistration Deadline for Additional Fees
August 29, 2020July 31, 2020
September 26, 2020August 26, 2020
October 3, 2020September 4, 2020
November 7, 2020October 7, 2020
December 5, 2020November 5, 2020
March 13, 2021February 12, 2021
May 8, 2021April 8, 2021
June 5, 2021May 6, 2021


*ACT and SAT- It is never too early to start thinking about the SAT and ACT test. We encourage all Juniors to take either the ACT or SAT at least once during their Junior year. Most colleges require at least one of these test scores to be submitted with an application. It is important to find out what scores are required for the colleges you will be applying to during their senior year to determine if you will need to retest. Students should also be aware that a limited number of fee waivers are available to Juniors and Seniors who qualify through free or reduced lunch. Registration for both the ACT and SAT can be completed online by clicking on the link listed above. If students need help registering, please stop by the counselor’s office. She will be happy to help you register or give you more information. The dates for both exams are listed above. If you are unsure about which exam is best for you, please have them come by the counselor’s office.

ACT: http://www.act.org
*** For a FREE ACT Test-Day Checklist, Test Taking Tips, Question of the Day, and a FREE COMPLETE PRACTICE TEST, even in Spanish, go to http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/

SAT: www.collegeboard.org
SAT Registration - https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register
SAT Practice - https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat?

*All Student Athletes must register with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) if they have a desire to play sports on the collegiate level. Athletes must be registered before they may begin speaking to college recruiters. Please click on the link to begin the registration process.

Link for NCAA information: NCAA Registration

FIND A Collegehttps://www.niche.com/colleges/search/best-colleges/

College Admission Process

Let's Apply to Colleges!

If you are planning on applying to a public college or university in Texas, please visit www.applytexas.org

If you plan on applying to any other public university that is NOT located in Texas, please visit their website directly to find out how to apply.

There is a national common application for private schools across the country like Harvard, Yale, Notre Dame, etc. Also, schools close to us such as Baylor University, SMU, Southwestern University, Rice University, and TCU use this common application as well. It can be completed online at www.commonapplication.org

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FAFSA Form 2019-2020
FAFSA Form for the Website 2019-2020