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“Attending college is a huge step in any student’s life. Whether you attend public or private school or you are homeschooled, there are several important things you will need to know about not only getting into college but how to pay for it as well. Being fully prepared for college can be stressful, especially for those who are homeschooled. Here are a few tips to help guide you through the college selection process, testing, getting your foot in the door, and financial aid.”


2017 SAT TEST DATES:   Visit sat.org/register

June 3.  Registration Deadline May 9; Late Registration Deadline May 24



An updated application process, homeschooler friendly, and specific to the supervisor (parent) issued diploma is available here.  For more information, please visit https://phea.net/



Would your student like to explore their career opportunities in a favorite subject? Messiah College offers a variety of summer academic camps where your student can do just that.  The School of Business, Education and Social Sciences will offer 5 camps in June: Sustainability Camp, Know the FACS Camp, Psychology Camp, Biz Academy and Teach U.  For more information visit www.messiah.edu/camps


Penn State Mont Alto is hosting MedCamp 2017 from June 19-23.  The program is an opportunity for students with an interest in science and careers in the medical field.  Application deadline is March 31.  Applications may be completed online at the address below.  All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be notified the week of April 10.  Full payment is due by May 12.  For more information, contact the Continuing Education Office at 717-749-4117, email at ceclassinfo@ma.psu.edu, or by visiting the website montalto.psu.edu/medcamp.


Penn State Mont Alto is hosting STEM Camp 2017 from July 10-14 for students entering 9th and 10th grades in fall 2017.   Please register online at montalto.psu.edu/stemcampRegistration deadline is May 19.


The University of Valley Forge has an Early Start / dual credit program where teens can earn college credits at a reduced price while still in high school.   For more information, please visit http://www.valleyforge.edu/academics/early-start.

Also, on March 1st, a College for A Day Event is being hosted that is open only to homeschooled juniors and seniors.   Students will get a tour of the campus, attend chapel and classes, eat lunch in the dining hall and attend financial aid seminars.   Parents and siblings over age 12 are welcome to accompany their student for everything but the classes.  There is no charge for this event.  To register, please visit https://uvfhomeschoolvisit.eventbrite.com.


Shippensburg University is hosting Fall and Spring Open House events on the following dates:

  • March 25, 2017
  • April 22, 2017

For more information and to register, visit ship.edu/visit


Franklin & Marshall College is hosting a Junior Open House on Saturday, April 1.  The program will focus on academics, college life, and the admissions process.  Please RSVP by March 24th by visiting go.fandm.edu/JOH, or 877-678-9111, or email admission@fandm.edu (subject line: Junior Open House).


Messiah College has the following events and opportunities available to 9th-12th grade students:

Academic Summer Camps – Messiah offers 13 academic and arts camps during the summer, plus a number of athletic camps! More information is available at www.messiah.edu/camps

A Professor’s Perspective – This is a guest speaker program through the School of Business, Education, & Social Sciences that covers a wide range of topics from the fields of Business, Education, Human Development and Family Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice. More information is available here.

Open Houses & Campus Visits – Attending a Messiah Open House is not only a great way to learn more about Messiah, but also to explore academic interests & how to choose a major, gain insight on the financial aid process, and learn more about enrichment opportunities. We would love for you to attend an upcoming Spring Open House on April 8 or April 21 – http://www.messiah.edu/openhouse

Young Writers Workshop, a unique summer writing program designed for students in grades 9-12, will be held July 16-20.  Apply online by June 15messiah.edu/writersworkshop.

Young Filmmakers Workshop, a program designed for students in grades 10-12, will be held June 25-29.  Apply online by May 31messiah.edu/filmmakersworkshop.

FaithWorks, a summer experience for high school students, connecting faith and service. Held July 16-22.  Apply online by June 16messiah.edu/FaithWorks.


The Johnson Scholars Program at Santa Clara University supports exceptionally talented students with impressive leadership potential.  Johnson Scholars receive a merit scholarship covering full tuition during the academic year and eligibility for additional costs of attendance such as standard room and board fees and other customary expenses.  The award is renewable annually for up to four years.  For more information, please visit www.scu.edu or kuchiumi@scu.edu.


Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts offers BFA in Theatrical Production Arts (Design or Technology) and BFA in Acting or Musical Theatre.  For more information, visit the Department website, www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/theatre, or email theatrearts@ithaca.edu, or call 607-274-3345.


New York University is offering summer precollege programs.  The summer 2017 program runs from July 2-August 13.  Students wishing scholarship consideration should apply by April 1.  Visit nyu.edu/precollege for more information.


Pratt Institute is offering a PreCollege Summer Program for high school students.  Earn college credits and develop your portfolio with courses in:

  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Design
  • Fashion
  • Creative Writing
  • and more!

Classes start July 5, 2017.  Apply online at www.pratt.edu/precollege.


The following scholarship opportunity came to the MDHSA office via the PDE. If you would like the flyer sent to you, please email mdhsaadmin@pa.net and one will be emailed to you.

Dear Parents and Teachers,

The National Museum of the US Air Force is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual Air Force History and Heritage Student Writing Competition. This competition is designed for students ages 13-18 and will allow them to compete for $3,000.00 in scholarship funds. This competition is open to students in public and private schools and those students who are homeschooled. Paper requirements meet Core Curriculum ELS Writing Standards for grades 6- 12.  Please feel free to forward this email and the attached flyer to other educators and student’s parents.



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