October 2023 College Counseling Newsletter


  • AI and Your College Application Essay- If you are using AI to create your college essay, learning your target institutions’ existing AI policies and their use of AI detection software is important. Understand that AI cannot replace the human touch.
  • Majoring in English- Majoring in English can open up pathways to new fields of knowledge, exciting academic opportunities, and a variety of career options such as social media manager and corporate blogger.
  • The New FAFSA- Changes in the new, simplified version are supposed to launch in December 2023. Questions have been reduced from 108 to about 36 and a simpler calculation tool will be used to determine student aid eligibility.
  • The Digital PSAT- This October will give students the opportunity to take the digital PSAT. Check with your high school about registering and technical requirements. The PSAT score is not reported to colleges but is used as a qualifier for National Merit Scholarships.

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