Professional School Counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in School Counseling, making them uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, career, and personal/ social development needs.
The Halls High School Counseling Department strives to equip students with the skills necessary to achieve academic self-confidence, career and college readiness, and strong interpersonal relationships.
The PSAT/NMSQT will be given to interested 10th and 11th graders on Wednesday, October 24th during 1st and 2nd blocks. The cost to take the exam is $16 and must be paid at the time of registration. Please sign up in the Counseling Office. Space is very limited and priority registration will be given to Juniors. The cut-off date for all registration is September 15th. Fee Waivers are available to qualifying 11th graders.
The PSAT is an optional standardized assessment given once each year to students interested in participating in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. In addition, the PSAT provides great practice for taking the SAT and similar college admissions exams. Only students who are taking the PSAT during their 11th grade year are eligible to compete in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. 10th grade students may choose to take the exam as practice.
Visit http://www.nationalmerit.org/ or https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-1
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