Monthly Archives: April 2016

College Board Big Future Website

The College Board is now offering a one-stop shop for students, parents, and teachers to assist students in grades 6-12 in preparing to go to college.  On the site you can plan your future career, search for colleges, and find next steps for preparing for the “Big Future” that awaits.  Please see the link below to sign-up and take advantage of this FREE program!

JMU Summer Honors Institute for Rising High School Seniors

JMU Summer Honors Institute
July 10-16, 2016
The James Madison University Summer Honors Institute is a unique week-long program where talented rising high school seniors get a first-hand look at life in a dynamic university and its Honors program. Participants will live in a residential hall, sample classes from a variety of majors, and engage with professors and current students. Workshops will offer tips and advice on college admissions, major and career exploration, and making the college transition. Current JMU Honors students will lead fun activities on and off campus and provide their own insight on the college honors experience.
A complete description of the program, as well as application materials, is available on the SHI website:
The cost is a $900 residential fee which covers instructors, class materials, housing, meals, and activities. Scholarships are available to applicants who demonstrate financial need.
The deadline to apply is May 23. For more information, please contact Melissa Heatwole at