POTEET HIGH SCHOOL
3300 POTEET DR, MESQUITE, TX 75150 • 972.882.5300
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POTEET COLLEGE READINESS CENTER

Poteet College Readiness Center

 

 

 

 

Click the link below to visit the Advanced Academic Center website:

poteetcounselingcenter.weebly.com/advanced-academics-center.html

 


Poteet U College Night

Each year Poteet High School raises College awareness during College Week. The event is hosted by MISD at Eastfield College each Fall. Representatives from various colleges are available to answer your questions.

College and Career Week

Each Spring we celebrate College and Career Week encouraging students to explore colleges and careers. Teachers are asked to discuss their college experiences with their students.

College Chats during Lunch

College representatives are available during all lunches throughout the year to chat with students and offer information.


SAT/ACT

Planning for the SAT and ACT exams is a very important part of your college preparation. Naviance offers a FREE prep for the SAT and ACT called PrepMe. To access PrepMe, log into Naviance, and the link is on the left of your home page under "Resources."

The "Planning for the ACT/SAT" guide has been prepared for you. Take a moment and read through it. Ever experience testing anxiety or testing troubles? Poteet U has also prepared some testing strategies for you.

Planning for the SAT & ACT 
Testing Strategies


Dual Credit/AP Courses

Every AP student is expected to take the AP exam. The district provides Saturday study sessions for English, Math and Science throughout the year so that students are fully prepared for each exam.

Parents of AP Students
Schedule of AP Exams


Resources

 

College Information

www.tbecachievetexas.org
www.petersons.com
www.collegequest.com
www.collegeview.com
www.collegeindex.com
www.collegelink.com
www.collegenet.com/mach25

Test Preparation

www.access.bridges.com
Poteet's Site ID is 0104351
Universal Code: 14510804

Financial Aid

www.fafsa.ed.gov
studentaid.ed.gov
www.fastweb.com
www.college-scholarships.com
www.scholarships.com
www.freescholarships.com
www.scholarships4college.com
www.wiredscholar.com
www.collegeboard.com
www.estudentloan.com
www.educationone.com
www.fastaid.com
www.thecb.state.tx.us
www.collegesource.org
www.scholarship-page.com
www.studentloanfunding.com

Career Opportunities

www.mappingyourfuture.org
www.careermosaic.com
www.monster.com
www.careers.org
www.cdr.state.tx.us
www.bls.gov

 

 

College Checklists

Start planning for college by going through these checklists! The counseling staff are more than happy to help you with the various phases of preparing for college. These checklists are a great resource!

College Application Checklist  

Senior Year Checklist  

Junior Year Checklist  

Sophomore Year Checklist  

Freshman Year Checklist

UT Austin Automatic Admission Policy

Texas Automatic Admission Policy Below:

 


Did You Know?

Did you know that billions of scholarships go unclaimed each year?

Did you know that over the course of your working lifetime a college graduate will earn $1.3 million dollars more than someone with only a high school diploma?

Did you know Pell grants and scholarships do not have to be repaid?

Did you know a study conducted by American College of Testing determined that achievement by the time students finish eighth grade has a larger impact on their college career readiness than anything that happens in high school?

Did you know parents can be a primary influence in their child's interests, beliefs, values, knowledge, and self-concept. Discussing career exploration during the elementary age will help build self-confidence and career awareness?