Jan. 13, 2022

Scholarships with January deadlines - act fast!

If you're seeking scholarship opportunities, see below, but act fast, as both have January deadlines:

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship:  https://www.amazonfutureengineer.com/scholarship

Scholarship Plus:  https://www.scholarshipplus.org/splus/apply/

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Jan. 7, 2022

Virtual NYC Admission Leaders Panel - Wednesday, January 19

VIRTUAL NYC ADMISSION LEADERS PANEL

Director of College Counseling, Mr. Jeffrey Makris will be moderating this event for the 7th year although this is the …

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Jan. 1, 2022

Congratulations to senior, Alissa Choi, selected as a Posse Foundation Scholar!

Stuyvesant's College Office congratulates senior Alissa Choi, who was selected as a Posse Foundation scholar; she will attend the University of Wisconsin at Madison with …

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Dec. 18, 2021

SENIORS: Enter EA/ED/REA results in Naviance; Share with your Counselor

Director of College Counseling, Mr. Jeff Makris shares that admissions results for students who have applied EA/ED/REA have been or will soon be released.   Please …

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Dec. 17, 2021

Mathematics & Science for Minority Students - Summer Program after 9th Grade - Apply!

There's Still Time to Apply! 

Mathematics & Science for Minority Students - better known as (MS)2 - is a summer scholarship program offered by Phillips …

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Dec. 11, 2021

How to access your PSAT/NMSQT scores

We're hearing that many kids are asking about access codes for their PSAT scores.  Director of College Counseling, Mr. Jeffrey Makris shares that students received …

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Dec. 6, 2021

Parent Advice for EA/ED Application Results

If your child applied EA/ED to colleges this fall, this recent Forbes piece provides some great advice for parents seeking to support their child as …

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Nov. 29, 2021

Apply for the Jackie Robinson Scholars Program by 1/12/2022

The Jackie Robinson Scholars Program offers a scholarship of up to $30,000 over four years, along with other benefits.  See below for details, eligibility guidelines, …

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Nov. 29, 2021

Apply for The Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship by 1/26/2022

The Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship program awards range between one time $2500 and multi-year $20,000 awards. The deadline to apply is January 26.

https://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/

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Nov. 24, 2021

Apply for the Albert Shanker Scholarship before 1/20/2022 - worth $5K!

The UFT Albert Shanker Scholarship is a scholarship worth $5000 for graduating seniors in NYC public schools.  There are strict financial eligibility requirements for the …

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Nov. 19, 2021

SENIORS: Scholarship Opportunities for specific groups

Please see the info/links  below regarding two special scholarships:

1-The Dream US National Scholarship for Immigrant Youth:  https://thedream.us/scholarships/

2-UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program for students …

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Nov. 19, 2021

JUNIORS: Apply for the Coolidge Scholarship by January 19, 2022

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in …

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Nov. 19, 2021

Important Info for those applying to Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education program

Applicants to the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education program at The City College of New York should be aware of a few important steps. …

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Nov. 12, 2021

Register for HESC Virtual FAFSA Completion Workshop 11/18/2021 @3pm - 7pm.

If you have not yet completed your FAFSA and are seeking hands -on help, see below!

HESC is holding a Virtual FAFSA Completion Workshop on …

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Nov. 5, 2021

International College Fair 11/16 & 11/17/2021! Register!

International College Options announces their 2021 Virtual College Fair will be held on Tuesday, November 16th, and Wednesday, November 17th.

Students, parents and counselors will …

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Oct. 30, 2021

SENIORS: Info on your Early apps & Rec docs from the college office

SENIORS: PLEASE NOTE:

-we are actively in the process of submitting school documents for seniors with 11/1 deadlines.   This includes transcripts, fee waivers. ED agreements, …

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Oct. 21, 2021

Apply for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program by 11/15/2021!

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program represents an amazing scholarship opportunity (that includes other benefits) for students with outstanding leadership skills who will apply to either …

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Oct. 16, 2021

College Now Virtual Info Sessions October through December 2021 for Spring 2022 Term

College Now will offer information sessions for the Spring 2022 semester via Zoom on the following dates:

October 20th at 4:00 p.m.

November 10th at …

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Oct. 16, 2021

SENIORS: Enter Early College Plans in Naviance by 10/22!

All seniors applying to colleges via Early Action, Early Decision, Single Choice Early Action, or Restrictive Early Action must indicate these application plans in Naviance …

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Oct. 15, 2021

When do Teacher/Supplemental Recommendations need to be submitted to Colleges?

We wanted to remind you about a few things that may help to settle your nerves and/or avoid unnecessary confusion as we get closer to …

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Oct. 11, 2021

REGISTER: Senior College Financial Aid Night 10/14/2021 - NO RECORDING

Save the date for Stuyvesant's annual College Office Financial Aid Night on October 14, 2021 at 6:30pm over Zoom!

THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE RECORDED …

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Oct. 1, 2021

College Interview Tips for Seniors! Get advice!

Many seniors might be interviewing with your prospective colleges this fall.  How to arrange an interview, who will interview you, and how the interview will …

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Sept. 30, 2021

Nursing program at Binghamton Q&A Zoom on 11/10/2021 @12pm - Register

If you are interested in the nursing program at Binghamton, U., please see below from Ms. Lauren Wong, who is a Stuy alum:

Hello, …

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Sept. 22, 2021

How to send SAT/ACT scores to Colleges

Please remember that Stuyvesant HS cannot send ACT or SAT scores to colleges. Students must arrange to have test scores sent directly to the colleges …

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Sept. 17, 2021

Transcript Request Instructions

Students who will need to request their transcript to be sent from Stuy for any scholarship, internship, summer program, etc. during the 2020-2021 academic year …

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Sept. 14, 2021

$cholarship Opportunities from the College Office!

Check out these opportunities compiled from the College Office.

-New Visions for Public Schools compiles a great list of scholarships organized by category: http://www.newvisions.org/pages/scholarship-opportunities-list …

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Sept. 12, 2021

Seniors: Match your Common App to Naviance!

The college application process is about to begin, so we have a few quick college planning notes/tasks you should begin to address now that the …

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Aug. 29, 2021

Questbridge applications due September 28. 2021

Yale University is proud to partner with QuestBridge, a nonprofit that helps high-achieving, low-income students gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's …

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June 19, 2021

Apply for Fall 2021 CCNY College Now Courses by July 16, 2021.

This is a reminder of the fall 2021 CCNY College Now application dates; June 7 - July 16, 2021.  All applicants are to submit their …

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June 19, 2021

CLASS OF 2022: College Interview Advice!

The College Office shares advice for the interview process with Class of 2022:

Many of you might be interviewing with your prospective colleges this fall. …

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June 13, 2021

JUNIORS: Do not register your stuy.edu email with colleges!

JUNIORS: You may have heard about (or experienced) issues with your stuy.edu email addresses when attempting to register for college admissions events this spring. This …

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June 5, 2021

Sister Colleges Events 6/5 & 6/8! Hear from Barnard, Wellesley and more

Curious about what sets the Sister Colleges apart? Then join us for a panel and learn what defines the Sisters. A legacy of empowerment. An …

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May 28, 2021

Seniors: Take the DOE 2021 Senior Survey!

Calling all seniors!

You are invited to share your postsecondary planning experiences in the 2021 Senior Survey. Go here to take the survey: bit.ly/2021-SeniorSurv

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May 28, 2021

Coast to Coast College Tour - Learn about admissions!

Admissions officers from Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University invite you to learn about our institutions, hear advice …

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May 27, 2021

Congratulations Lamia Haque & Brian Zhang! New York Times Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to seniors, Lamia Haque and Brian Zhang, winners of the prestigious New York Times Scholarship!

Read the article here about the winners and learn …

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May 20, 2021

Apply for the Excelsior Scholarship for Free SUNY Tuition

The application for the New York State Excelsior Scholarship is NOW OPEN!  

Please carefully read the eligibility guidelines and FAQs before submitting the application! Excelsior …

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May 14, 2021

Freshman Early College Awareness Webinar Recording from 5/12/2021

On May 12, the College Office presented an Early College Awareness webinar for Freshmen!  The Powerpoint slides are now accessible as a pdf file in …

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May 13, 2021

FRESHMEN! Get on Naviance!

As a ninth grader, you do not need to know which colleges you would like to apply to as a senior, what you'll want to …

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May 7, 2021

SENIORS: Last Details for College Commitments

Stuy's College Office wants to remind seniors about some basic steps you should make sure to complete as you finalize your plans and look ahead …

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May 5, 2021

UChicago Admissions Event; Stuy Junior Families only! 5/5/2021

JUNIOR FAMILIES;

Our colleagues at the University of Chicago are hosting a virtual event exclusively for Stuyvesant High School juniors and their families on Wednesday, …

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April 18, 2021

College Now at Hunter; Summer 2021 -- Grades 10 & 11

Hunter College Now is now accepting applications for the Summer 2021 semester!

Want to earn college credits while still in high school? Want to take …

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April 13, 2021

Class of 2021 Senior Transition Workshops in languages!! Don't miss! Add to your Calendar!

Class of 2021, Get the Support You Need to Continue Your Journey!

Choosing the right postsecondary path for you means selecting a college, or employment, …

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April 12, 2021

ROAM Virtual College Tours and Workshops 2021!

ROAM is a group of admissions representatives that recruit in the NYC metro area from a vaired group of colleges and universities.  Members include SUNY …

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April 11, 2021

Congratulations to Lamia Haque, Brian Zhang & Taaseen Jashan! Winners of the Albert Shanker Scholarship!

Congratultions to seniors, Lamia Haque, Brian Zhang and Taaseen Jahan! Winners of the prestigious Albert Shanker Scholarship. Albert Shanker (September 14, 1928 – February …

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April 2, 2021

SAVE THE DATE: Virtual Hidden Ivies Panel April 21, 2021 @7pm on Zoom

SAVE the DATE for Stuyvesant's Annual Hidden Ivies Panel. The College Office will present this annual event virtually on Zoom on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. …

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March 27, 2021

Virtual College Fairs for SUNY this Spring!

See below for information about more virtual college fairs that will be happening this spring!

SUNY College Fairs:  https://www.suny.edu/attend/events/virtual-college-fair/

Colleges that Change Lives Virtual …

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March 27, 2021

NEACAC Spring College Fairs 4/14 and 5/16; Register now!

Registration for the NEACAC Spring College Fairs is OPEN!

The NEACAC Spring College Fairs will be held on the following dates and times:

Wednesday, …

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March 20, 2021

Binghamton U. Nursing Program-student info session 4/3/2021 @1pm

JUNIORS/SENIORS: If you are a prospective nursing student at Binghamton U or just want to learn more about nursing programs, please see below, which was …

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March 12, 2021

Y Tu Tabiên College Access - ANY JUNIOR ELIGIBLE SHOULD SIGN UP FOR ADVICE; Kickoff 3/6 @8pm & 3/14 @2pm; Sign up to attend

Y Tu También, in partnership with the Ivy League Alumni Council, is hosting an orientation meeting for their college program on Saturday, March 6th at …

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March 10, 2021

Small Group College Tours

A small group (6, to be precise) of highly selective small colleges are working together to offer some great virtual webinars this spring.  The six …

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March 6, 2021

Naviance Workshop for Parents/Guardians 3/8@6:30pm - Register Now!

Join us for this Family Engagement webinar presented in collaboration with the Parent's Association and Assistant Director of College Counseling, Ms. Jeaurel Wilson. Learn all …

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March 5, 2021

NYPL Free Practice SAT 4/17 and/or ACT 3/13 Sign up fast!

he New York Public Library & Princeton Review are offering free online practice ACT and SAT exams.  See below for details or to register.  Direct …

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March 5, 2021

NEW! Sophie Davie Biomedical Mentorship Program for SOPHOMORES! App due 4/1

The Sophie Davis Biomedical Education Program at the CUNY School of Medicine has a unique Health Professions Mentorship Program for current high school sophomores. It …

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March 4, 2021

Eileen Zaglin Scholarship for app due 4/24/2021

The Eileen Zaglin Scholarship was established for students who graduated from a district 21 elementary or middle school.  Please see below brochure for details.  Students …

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Feb. 27, 2021

Juniors: A Word on Teacher Recommendation Letters

Spring term of junior year is the time for Stuy students to request teacher rec letters for college applications (although these letters won't actually be …

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Feb. 27, 2021

CUNY Application Workshops

There is still time to apply to the CUNY system, which is often the most affordable college option for many families.  If you have yet …

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Feb. 27, 2021

Junior College Information Night 2-10-2021 Recording

The College Office presented its annual Junior College Information Night webinar on February 10, 2021. Please know that the Powerpoint slides are now accessible in …

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Feb. 25, 2021

Info Sessions for Oxford University 3/30 & 3/31 - sign up!

The College Office shares that students are invited to one of two identical webinars that will be running for students from schools in the US …

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Feb. 15, 2021

Pocket Guide to Choosing the Right College

The link below will take you to a short guide (literally, a pocket guide) published by the National Survey for Student Engagement.  The purpose of …

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Feb. 12, 2021

Women's Bond Club Scholarship worth $10K - app due 3/12

The Women's Bond Club Scholarship was established to assist young women pursuing careers in business, technology and finance in a Wall Street firm, bank, or …

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Feb. 7, 2021

JUNIORS: Fill out your College Planning Survey!

Our college counselors will soon begin to meet with eleventh graders and their families to help you plan for the college admissions process (scheduling emails …

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Feb. 3, 2021

One-on-One SUNY Application Assistance 2/9-2/15 -- Apply!

The College Office shares for SENIORS that if you have not yet applied to SUNY institutions and are seeking one-on-one application assistance, please see below: …

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Feb. 2, 2021

Congratulations Class of 2020 Scholarship winners for Academic Excellence

Congratulations to 18 Class of 2020 graduates who were award-recipients of 2020 Scholarships for Academic Excellence. This is a high honor to be among …

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Jan. 31, 2021

SENIORS: Mid-Year Transcripts to colleges on 2/9; CR requests & grade change request info

SENIORS: Please be aware that our College Office will begin to send mid-year transcripts for seniors on Tuesday, February 9.   This is not an issue …

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Jan. 29, 2021

Early College Awareness for Sophomores - Recording

The Stuyvesant College Office presented the annual Early College Awareness presentation to Sophomore students on January 26, 2021 via Zoom webinar to 462 students live! …

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Jan. 27, 2021

SENIORS; Apply for the New York State Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship by 4/6

SENIORS; Apply for the New York State Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship applications will need to email their assigned college counselor with the brief …

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Jan. 24, 2021

Early College Awareness: A webinar for SOPHOMORES 1/26/2021 @3pm by the College Office

On Tuesday, January 26, at 3:00 The Stuyvesant High School College Office will present virtually to current sophomores about the college process. This event is …

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Jan. 21, 2021

Virtual College Fairs! Register now!

The National Association for College Admissions Counseling has arranged for numerous virtual college fairs this winter and spring.  These events give students to opportunity to …

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Jan. 11, 2021

CUNY Hunter College Scholarship Information Session!

Seniors, the college office shares that If you applied to CUNY Hunter College and are seeking scholarship help and enrichment opportunities once in college, please …

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Jan. 4, 2021

Apply for the New York Times Scholarship! Deadline Extedned to 1/10/2021

We are pleased to announce the 2021 New York Times College Scholarship Program. Since 1999, The Times has supported more than 300 extraordinary graduates …

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Dec. 20, 2020

SENIORS: Applying to Sophie Davis? READ THIS by 12/21!

Applicants to the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education program at The City College of New York should be aware of a few important steps. …

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Dec. 14, 2020

Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship; deadline 1/14/2020

Seniors, please see below regarding the Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship program!  Awards range between one time $2500 and mulit-year $20,000 awards. The deadline to …

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Dec. 14, 2020

Courses at St. Joseph's College Available for JUNIORS in Spring Term!

St. Joseph's College be offering two courses for high school juniors in the spring: Child Psychology and Development I, and Foundations of Computer …

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Dec. 7, 2020

SENIORS: Apply to Macauley Honors CUNY by December 8 - no later!

The CUNY system remains one of the biggest bargains in higher education, and is often the most affordable college option for many families.  That could …

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Dec. 6, 2020

College Office offers advice to deferred students...

It is probably not news to you that a great many students who apply early to colleges are neither admitted nor denied but deferred to …

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Dec. 5, 2020

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program $40K

Please see the link below regarding the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. The award is worth up to $40,000.

https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

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Nov. 27, 2020

How to Fill out the FAFSA and TAP Applicaitons

If you are a US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, refugee or have asylee status, you are eligible to apply for federal and state financial aid. …

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Nov. 21, 2020

11/21 - Virtual – College Access Fair for African-American/Black and Hispanic/Latinx Students & Families

Plans for the 13th annual – entirely Virtual – College Access Fair for African-American/Black and Hispanic/Latinx Students & Families are well underway and registration is …

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Nov. 19, 2020

Seniors: Identify which colleges will accept self-reported ACT/SAT scores - Use COMPASS

Compass provides an up to date tool to help students identify which colleges will accept self-reported ACT/SAT scores.  Just click on the colleges within to …

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Nov. 14, 2020

NYSACAC Virtual College Fair: - JUNIORS -- Thursday 11/19

Juniors who are eager to start exploring colleges may want to check out next week's NYSACAC Virtual College Fair:

Thursday, Nov. 19, NYSACAC Virtual College …

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Nov. 4, 2020

Congratulations Mr. Makris - moderator at NYC Admission Leaders Panel for Year 6!

Congratulations to Directof of College Counseling, Mr. Jeffrey C. Makris, who will be moderating for the 6th time, the NYC Adnission Leaders Panel panel featuring …

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Oct. 23, 2020

CUNY Fee Waiver Instructions

The City University of New York has released fee waiver codes for eligible seniors!  All Stuyvesant HS seniors who are categorized as financially disadvantaged students …

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Oct. 18, 2020

Seniors applying EA/ED must submit CR grade rerquest by October 23!

The college office shares with senior families that any seniors that plan on applying to colleges through EA/ED, their deadlines are fast approaching. If you …

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Oct. 14, 2020

Rhode Island School of Design offers FREE online portfolio review days

Students applying to portfolio based art programs might benefit from participating in the free online portfolio review days offered by the Rhode Island School of …

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Oct. 13, 2020

SENIORS applying for EA/ED/REA-- Enter it in Naviance by 10/23!!

This is a friendly reminder that all seniors applying to colleges via Early Action, Early Decision, Single Choice Early Action, or Restrictive Early Action must …

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Oct. 7, 2020

College Office Annual Financial Aid Night for Senior Families - 10/8/2020

Our Collge Office proudly presents the Annual Financial Aid night is confirmed for October 8, 6:30-8:00pm.  Samantha Veeeder from U. Rochester will be running the …

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Oct. 4, 2020

SENIORS: Steps to Apply for Financial Aid!

Stuyvesant's Colllege Office shares that believe it or not, for many families, it is time to apply for financial aid for college...many institutions maintain …

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Oct. 4, 2020

NACAC Virtual College Fairs in Octobrer!

The next NACAC Virtual College Fairs are happening soon!

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Sept. 28, 2020

Seniors: Send your SAT/ACT scores to college!!

SENIORS: Please remember that Stuyvesant HS cannot sent ACT or SAT scores to colleges. Students must arrange to have test scores sent directly to the …

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Sept. 26, 2020

Apply for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program by November 15

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program represents an amazing scholarship opportunity (that includes other benefits) for students with outstanding leadership skills who will apply to either …

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Sept. 20, 2020

Senior College Night 9-16-2020 Catch the Recording & Slide Deck - for 2 weeks only

Over 900 attended this year's Senior College Information Night on September 16 over Zoom!   The College Office announces that the Powerpoint slides are now accessible …

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Sept. 19, 2020

Seniors: Apply for Private Scholorships!

Seniors: Are your anxious about finding private scholarships? The College Office encourages you to check out the following when you have a moment:

-New …

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Sept. 15, 2020

College Office Tips for Seniors - Fall 2020

Things will look very different at Stuy this fall.  But, the college application process is about to begin, so we have a few quick college …

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Sept. 10, 2020

Congratulations to 154 National Merit 2021 Semifinalists at Stuy!!

Ms. Pedrick and the College Office report that 154 Stuyvesant High School students have been recognized as Semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship …

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July 14, 2020

Save the Date! Senior College Night - September 16, 2020 7pm - Register for Zoom Webinar!

Seniors and Senior parents and guardians:

Senior College Night will be held on Wednesday, September 16, at 7:00pm. It is important that each family is …

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June 8, 2020

SUNY 2020 Summer Virtual Information Sessions schedule

SUNY is excited to release the 2020 Summer Virtual Information Sessions schedule
Information Sessions include:

  • Which SUNY are You?
  • Educational Opportunity Program Information Sessions
  • Financial …
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May 31, 2020

Freshman College Office Presentation with Audio! Spring 2020

Each year, Stuyvesant’s College Counselors introduce themselves and present some basic college planning information to the freshman. Normally this would have been done this spring …

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May 24, 2020

College Now at Hunter Applications for Fall 2020 OPEN!

The Hunter College Now application for the fall semester is live. There may be the possibility that'll be a virtual semester, time will tell. Here's …

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May 15, 2020

CACHET - May 19-21!

CACHET (the College Admissions Collaborative Highlighting Engineering & Technology) is partnering with StriveScan next week (5/19-21) to offer a series of STEM related information sessions …

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May 12, 2020

JUNIOR FAMILIES - University of Chicago - May 20 - College Admissions During Covid-19- Register!

JUNIOR FAMILIES OF CURRENT STUY STUDENTS ONLY

Our colleagues at the University of Chicago are hosting a virtual event exclusively for Stuyvesant High School juniors …

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April 30, 2020

Take Virtual College Tours!

As a reminder from the College Office, virtual events are being held this spring by colleges and universities across the US and even overseas.

Virtual …

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April 29, 2020

Juniors! Schedule your Virtual Meeting with College Counselors!

JUNIORS!!

Here are some important reminders for your considerations as you begin or delve deeper into your college planning process in what is a most …

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April 29, 2020

College Now at Hunter Cancelled for Summer 2020

Ms. Elizabeth Hughes shares the unfortunate news that due to the ongoing circumstances with this pandemic, it has been decided that Hunter College will NOT …

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April 17, 2020

College Board Coronavirus Response to SAT plans for remainder of the year

hope you're doing well during this challenging time. As the College Board continues to respond to the impact of the coronavirus, our thoughts are with …

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April 12, 2020

JUNIORS: Info about US Academies (Air Force, Naval, Military) applications - Congressional nominations necessary

Juniors interested in one of the US Academies (Air Force, Naval, Military(West Point), etc.) likely know a congressional nomination must be sought out by the …

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April 3, 2020

ACT and SAT Concordance Tables

In 2018 College Board and ACT completed and released the full concordance tables for the ACT and SAT.  Both the ACT and SAT are accepted …

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March 27, 2020

How to Connect to Colleges During Coronavirus Times

Our College Office has received many questions from students and parents about how best to research and connect with colleges during the coronavirus outbreak.  Traditional …

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March 21, 2020

NACAC College Admission Status Updates - Coronavirus

The National Association for College Admission Counseling has created a new online tool to help counselors and families stay up to date on changes in …

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March 20, 2020

Junior College Office Family In-Person meetings cancelled - Stay Tuned for phone/virtual conferences

 
You've likely heard that all NYC public schools are closed until at least April 20.  As a result, there will of course be no face-to-face …
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March 7, 2020

College Rankings - What to Follow

The US News & World Report  annual college rankings are popular with many families.   However, college admissions professionals have long been critical of both …

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March 2, 2020

College Fairs to Visit Spring 2020

Mark your calendar for some great events taking place in the city this spring to help you with your college search. 

30th Annual Latino College …

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Feb. 21, 2020

Hidden Ivies Panel - 3/31 - CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS

 

The Stuyvesant High School College Office will host our annual Hidden Ivies Panel on Tuesday, March …

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Feb. 18, 2020

JUNIORS - FILL OUT YOUR SSR & COLLEGE PLANNING SURVEYS BEFORE YOUR FAMILY COLLEGE MEETING!

JUNIORS: This is just a reminder that you must complete BOTH the SSR survey AND shorter College Planning Survey in Naviance prior to your meeting …

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Feb. 18, 2020

Pocket Guide to Visiting Colleges

THIS LINK will take you to a pocket guide published by the National Survey for Student Engagement.  The purpose of the guide is to …

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Feb. 12, 2020

Spring College Tours - Sign Up starting March 2!

JUNIORS – SPRING COLLEGE TRIP!

The College Office has arranged the annual spring college tour for juniors.  The tour will take place Friday, March …

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Feb. 11, 2020

Congratulations 7 Class of 2020 Cooke College Scholarship semifinalists!

Congratulations to seven seniors who have been selected as semifinalists by the Jack Kent Cooke foundation for the prestigious Cooke College Scholarship Program! …
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Jan. 24, 2020

JUNIORS: Fill out your College Planning Survey in Naviance!

JUNIORS: In just a few weeks, college counselors will begin to work with juniors and their families to help plan for the college admissions process …

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Jan. 15, 2020

Junior College Information Night - February 13th!

Parents and guardians of JUNIORS ONLY won’t want to miss the College Office’s annual College Information Night!   This event is for parents and guardians of …

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Dec. 17, 2019

College Advice on EA/ED/REA and What to do if Deferred

SENIOR FAMILIES: Admissions results for students who have applied EA/ED/REA have been or will soon be released.   Please remember to keep your college counselor …

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Nov. 27, 2019

JUNIORS - A scholarship to apply for NOW! The Coolidge Scholarship Application is due 1/16/20!

The Coolidge Scholarship is a very big award, and one of the few scholarships for which students apply in the junior year (rather than senior …

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Nov. 23, 2019

College Handbook for Class of 2021 Released!

JUNIOR FAMILIES:

The Class of 2021 College Handbook is ready! It is available to students and parents in Naviance accounts in "Document Resources", in the …

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Nov. 19, 2019

College Planning for JUNIORS - What to Expect from the College Office

JUNIOR FAMILIES:

Some of you are already thinking about your college application plans, here is a brief update/reminder about the college counseling program at Stuyvesant, …

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Nov. 10, 2019

CUNY College Now Courses - Apply by December 4!!

 
 
Each year the City University of New York (CUNY) colleges offer an opportunity for high school students to enroll in college classes through their College …
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Nov. 4, 2019

College Office Takes Juniors on Fall College Tours on 11/1

The College Office took juniors on the Annual Fall College Tours this past Friday on November 1st. They had gorgeous weather to tour …

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Oct. 30, 2019

Fee Waivers - how to get them - Even for CUNY!

Eligibility to receive fee waivers for the SAT and ACT exams as well as college application fees are determined by the NYC Dept of Education …

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Oct. 29, 2019

IMPORTANT - SENIORS - Teacher REC application deadlines not appearing in Naviance

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SENIORS:

It has come to the attention of the College Office that some application deadlines are not appearing in Naviance for our …

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Oct. 23, 2019

Tips for Students with Undocumented Parents Filling out the FAFSA and TAP

Filing the FAFSA & TAP Applications: Tips for Students with Undocumented Parents

If you are a US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, refugee or have asylee …

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Oct. 17, 2019

FAFSA Completion Night - November 6 RSVP to ehughes@stuy.edu by 11/4/19

New York Cares and Stuyvesant High School is happy to invite you and your child to participate in our FAFSA Completion Event to help students …

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Oct. 14, 2019

Annual Financial Night Held by College Office 10/10/19 - over 300 in attendance!

Last, Thursday, the College Office hosted its Annual Financial Aid Workshop for senior parents and guardians. A financial aid counselor from Fordham University served as …

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Oct. 4, 2019

Mr. Makris moderates and is a panelist at the National Association fo College Admission Counseling Annual Conference!

Mr. Jeff Makris, Director of College Counseling, served as both moderator and panelist for an educational session at September's annual conference of the National Association …
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Sept. 26, 2019

SENIORS - Send your ACT and SAT scores to Colleges!

SENIORS -- As your application plans begin to take shape, please remember that Stuyvesant cannot sent ACT or SAT scores to colleges. Students must arrange …

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Sept. 25, 2019

Apply for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program by 11-15-19

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program represents an amazing scholarship opportunity (that includes other benefits) for students with outstanding leadership skills who will apply to either …

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Sept. 22, 2019

SPOTS STILL OPEN for Fall College Tours for JUNIORS!

We still have seats available for Stuy's fall college trip to YaleQuinnipiac and Wesleyan on Friday November 1!  This is a great opportunity …

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Sept. 15, 2019

Information on Merit Aid for Seniors Applying to Colleges/Universities

The College Office has sent helpful resources to seniors early in the senior year for merit aid from colleges and universities.  Please check out the …

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July 8, 2019

Save the Date! Rising Senior Parents - September 12, 2019 College Info Night

 

Senior Parents' College Night, which will families with helpful logistical details and advice regarding the college application process will be held on Thursday, September …

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June 20, 2019

Seniors - Make your Final College decisions and enter them in Naviance!!

SENIORS - Graduation is just a few weeks away.  Congratulations! The college or university in which you plan to enroll in the fall will require …

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June 20, 2019

NY State Dream Act

Earlier this spring, the New York State Dream Act was finally approved, which will enable students who were previously ineligible for New York State financial …

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May 28, 2019

Congratulations Summer Shobana & Hanna Jun - Milken Scholars 2019!

Of the six students in New York City chosen as Milken Scholars, Stuyvesant High School is proud to be celebrating two winners! Congratulations to …

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May 14, 2019

Congratulations Jerry Sun & Eric Wong - Winners of the UFT Albert Shanker Scholarship!

Congratulations to seniors, Jerry Sun and Eric Wong, who were selected for the UFT Albert Shanker scholarship worth $5000! So proud of you both! …

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April 29, 2019

Apply for the NY State Excelsior Scholarship

The application for the New York State Excelsior Scholarship is now open.  

Please carefully read the eligibility guidelines and FAQs before submitting the application!  Excelsior …

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April 28, 2019

College Fair for Junior Families - May 2, 2019

Stuyvesant High School’s annual college fair will take place on the evening of Thursday, May 2ndThe College Fair is open to families …

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April 13, 2019

Apply for the Earl Estwick Trailblazer Memorial Fund Scholarship!

The Earl Estwick Trailblazer Memorial Fund Scholarship is a $500 award for students with financial need who have engaged in community service or have participated …

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April 10, 2019

Congratulations to Stella Ng & Summer Shabana! Winners of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship!

Congratulations to Stella Ng and Summer Shabana who have both been awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship!  $40,000 per year award, and other perks …

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April 10, 2019

Hidden Ivies Panel - April 3, 2019 attended by over 600!

Last week over 600 parents, guardians and students from all grades attended the College Office’s annual "Hidden Ivies" Admissions Panel, which featured admissions representatives …

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April 4, 2019

Congrats to Raunak Chowdhury, who won the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program!

 

Congratulations to Raunak Chowdhury, who has been selected to receive a $10,000 award for the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program as well as a paid …

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March 25, 2019

SENIORS - COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ADVICE FROM THE COLLEGE OFFICE

Mr. Jeffrey Makris shares that by early April, students will receive responses from the majority of the colleges and universities to which they have applied. …

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March 25, 2019

Hidden Ivies College Panel - Wednesday, April 3 7pm - all grade families welcome!!

Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00pm: The Hidden Ivies Panel.  The panel will feature admissions representatives from several institutions featured in the book The Hidden Ivies …

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March 25, 2019

Juniors - Interested in UK/University of Cambridge? Info Sessions on 4/3 and 4/4

JUNIORS - If you are interested in studying in the UK and /or University of Cambridge, The International Student Recruitment team at the University of …

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March 5, 2019

Attend College Fairs in Spring 2019 all over NYC

There are many College Fairs offered throughout the Spring:

NACAC College Fair, Sunday, April 7, Jacob Javits Center. This is perhaps the biggest college …

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Feb. 8, 2019

O'Keefe Foundation Scholarship Applications Due 3/11/19

The O'Keefe Foundation Scholarship is worth $8,000 (paid over four years) in memory of Firefighter Patrick J. O'Keefe, who lost his life at the World …

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Feb. 7, 2019

College Office hosts Annual Sophomore presentation January 25, 2019

Over 400 Sophomores attended the College Office’s special presentation on Friday, January 25th on early college preparation. (photos courtesy of Ms. Pedrick) SOPHOMORES who …

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Feb. 7, 2019

Practice SAT and PSAT Free opportunities on 2/23 and 3/23

The 53rd Street Library will host Practice SAT/PSAT tests:

PSAT Practice Test Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm 

SAT Practice Test Saturday, …

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Jan. 8, 2019

Ascend Educational Fund Scholarship - Apply by February 1, 2019!

Ascend Educational Fund (www.ascendfundny.org) is a nonprofit that provides scholarships to high schools seniors of immigrant backgrounds in New York City regardless of …

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Jan. 1, 2019

Practice ACT & SAT Tests Available for FREE!

Take a full-length FREE practice SAT or ACT test under timed conditions. A proctored practice exam will help your child build testing endurance and give …

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Jan. 1, 2019

Juniors & Seniors: Attend the NYC Performing & Visual Arts College Fair November 5th

Juniors & Seniors -- If you are interested attending college for the performing or visual arts, THIS EVENT is a wonderful opportunity! A FREE, …

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Jan. 1, 2019

Tips on College Interviews for Seniors

Many seniors will be interviewing with prospective colleges this fall.  How to arrange an interview, who will conduct the interview, and how the interview will …

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Jan. 1, 2019

Help with the FAFSA for Seniors Applying for College

For many families, it is time to apply for financial aid for college...many institutions maintain financial aid deadlines for Early Action/Early Decision/Restrictive Early …

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Jan. 1, 2019

Questbridge National College Match Applications are Due September 21st!

The QuestBridge National College Match connects high-achieving, financially disadvantaged students with admission and full four-year scholarships to partner colleges. College Match Scholarships, which are provided …

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Dec. 31, 2018

Seniors: Advice on sending grades to colleges

SENIORS SENDING SCORES TO COLLEGES - As we approach the first major application deadline for a number of our students, please remember that Stuyvesant HS …

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Dec. 31, 2018

On October 17th, Stuyvesant's College Office hosts Financial Aid Night for Senior Families

This week, over 300 senior parents & guardians enjoyed the College Office’s Annual Financial Aid Night presentation. Financial Aid Counselors from Columbia University presented on …

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Dec. 30, 2018

SENIORS: Enter your EA/ED/ REA results in Naviance!

SENIORS:

Admissions results for students who have applied EA/ED/REA have been or will soon be released.   Please remember to keep your college counselor informed regarding …

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Dec. 30, 2018

Class of 2020 College Handbook is NOW ready in English & Chinese!

JUNIORS AND JUNIOR PARENTS!

The College Handbook for CLASS OF 2020 has been updated!  It is available to Stuy students and parents in Naviance and …

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Dec. 21, 2018

Class of 2020 College Handbook is NOW ready!

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Dec. 21, 2018

Apply for the UFT Albert Shanker Scholarship by January 22, 2019

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Dec. 21, 2018

SAVE THESE DATES! Upcoming Events in 2019 for the College Office

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Dec. 9, 2018

2019 Bai Scholarship through YMCA of Greater NY - Deadline is January 31, 2019

The 2019 Bai Scholarship is now available online. Please see below for details and do not hesitate to reach out to the College Office with …

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Dec. 9, 2018

SENIORS: HELP FOR FILLING OUT THE FAFSA; financial aid for college!

SENIORS: If you have not yet filed your FAFSA and are in need of hands on-support, HESC offers students and their families with assistance in …

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Dec. 7, 2018

Scholarship Program for seniors entering the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

The Joseph M. Geisinger Scholarship Program

The Geisinger application period for the 2019-2020 academic year is now open.

During his lifetime, Joseph M. Geisinger created …

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Oct. 18, 2018

SENIORS! - Opportunity for MOCK COLLEGE INTERVIEWS!

Ms. Jeaurel Wilson shares that it’s college application season, and with that comes COLLEGE INTERVIEWS!

College interviews can offer an opportunity to not only learn …

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Jan. 9, 2022

Junior College Info Night - February 10, 2022 @7pm - Virtual

The spring term marks the start of our full college counseling program with the Class of 2023.  We will hold our annual Junior College Information …

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Jan. 6, 2022

JUNIORS: Apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship program by March 15, 2022

The Horatio Alger National Scholarship program offers awards of $25,000 and is one of the few scholarships for which high school juniors (that's you!) can …

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Jan. 1, 2022

Congrats to 4 seniors selected as Questbridge Scholars!

Stuyvesant's College Office shares congratulations to four of our seniors who were recently matched via the Questbridge process; students matched via the Questbridge process are …

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Dec. 18, 2021

Reminder for Seniors on College Apps before Winter Break

The College office shares this message for our seniors going into the Winter recess:

We hope you have a fun and relaxing vacation ahead of …

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Dec. 17, 2021

SENIORS: - Reminder: Send your SAT & ACT Scores to Colleges!!

Please remember that Stuyvesant HS cannot sent ACT or SAT scores to colleges. Students must arrange to have test scores sent directly to the colleges …

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Dec. 11, 2021

How to Obtain Fee Waivers

Eligibility to receive fee waivers for the SAT and ACT as well as AP exams as well as college application fees are determined by the …

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Dec. 2, 2021

REMINDER: Instructions on how to apply for Financial Aid

BASIC STEPS AND LINKS TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

STEP 1: Gather important documents (Federal Tax Return form 1040, W2s, bank statements, etc.), student and …

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Nov. 29, 2021

Apply for the Equitable Excellence Scholarship by 12/17/2021

The Equitable Excellence Scholarship awards range between $2500 and renewable $5000 awards.  See the link below for details.  The application is due December 17.

https://equitable.com/foundation/equitable-excellence-scholarship

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Nov. 24, 2021

Resources for Immigrant Students from the College Office (DACA & more)

The College Office shares our awareness that students are facing immigration issues, either for themselves, or their family, are often concerned about what the future …

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Nov. 20, 2021

Freshmen -- activate your Naviance Account and add your parents/guardians!

As a ninth grader, you do not need to know which colleges you would like to apply to as a senior, what you'll want to …

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Nov. 19, 2021

Air Force & Space Force webinar on November 30th at 6pm - Register now!

Register and attend webinar on November 30th at 6:00 P.M. will be covering some of the different opportunities offered through the Air Force & …

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Nov. 19, 2021

SENIORS: Instructions for applying to Brooklyn College BA/MD program

If you're applying to the Brooklyn College BA/MD program, please note the following:

-we will need to email your transcript directly to the program. …

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Nov. 12, 2021

New York State Dream Act info session for undocumented seniors

Seniors who are undocumented should attend one of the upcoming workshops on the New York State Dream Act, which provides access to NYS financial aid. …

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Nov. 5, 2021

Freshman Honors Scholars programs for Hunter via Macauley -- Seniors, Apply by 2/1/2022!

Seniors, if you're applying to Hunter College via Macaulay or the General Freshman Application, see below about their Freshman Honors Scholars programs!

Our freshmen scholar …

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Nov. 5, 2021

Catch the Recording of the Sophomore Parent Workshop on 11/4/2021 & Q&A

Many thanks to those of you who were able to come to Stuyvesant last night or tune in online for our workshop! If you were …

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Oct. 30, 2021

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Virtual College Fair, November 11-17, 2021

The Malcolm Bernard Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair is a non-profit, volunteer organization that partners with community and state agencies to introduce a …

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Oct. 18, 2021

NEACAC's Virtual Fair 11/7/2021 @1pm!

Student and School Counselor registration for NEACAC's Virtual Fairs is NOW OPEN! Please visit their website for more information. As a reminder, NEACAC Fall …

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Oct. 16, 2021

Catch the SlideDeck from Financial Aid Info Night 10/14/2021

If you missed the College Office Annual Presentation on Financial Aid on October 14, 2021, our financial aid night presenter from Columbia University has been …

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Oct. 16, 2021

Student registration now open for NYSACAC Fall Virtual College Fairs! (10/18!)

Student registration now open for NYSACAC (New York State Association for College Admission Counseling) Fall Virtual College Fairs!
General Freshman Fairs
Monday, October 18th: 5-8 …

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Oct. 15, 2021

Info for CUNY Macaulay Honors College Applicants

The CUNY system remains one of the biggest bargains in higher education, and is often the most affordable college option for many families.  That could …

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Oct. 7, 2021

How to apply for Financial Aid

Believe it or not, for many families, it is time to apply for financial aid for college...many institutions maintain financial aid deadlines for Early …

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Oct. 1, 2021

Apply for the Jack Cooke Kent Scholarship by 11/15/2021! $55K per year for college!

Apply for the Jack Cooke Kent Scholarship!

$55,000 per year!    That's a nice chunk of change

Scholarship winners also benefit from advising and mentoring.

The …

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Sept. 30, 2021

2021 Oxford Applicant Webinars for Seniors

SENIORS:

2021 Oxford applicants are invited to a series of three webinars designed to help their application preparation. Please do not pass this to potential …

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Sept. 22, 2021

SENIORS: Complete your Common App FERPA Waiver on Naviance

This year, Naviance made an unannounced change to the Common App-Naviance matching process which allows students to match their accounts without completing the Common App …

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Sept. 15, 2021

Catch the Recording & Slides from Senior College Info Night 2021

If you missed the annual Senior College Information Night on September 14, 2021, you can catch the recording of the webinar with our College office …

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Sept. 12, 2021

REGISTER! College Info Night for Seniors 9/14/2021!

Save the date for our fall Senior College Night, during which we will provide students and parents with helpful logistical details and advice regarding the …

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Sept. 12, 2021

Fall 2021 College Rep Visits have begun!

Our College Office has arranged for fall virtual visits from admissions representatives from a host of varied colleges and universities.  While it is unfortunate that …

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June 24, 2021

CUNY Application Prompts 2021 are Out!

The CUNY Macaulay Honors College Essay prompts are now available.  If you will apply next fall, you may want to get drafts going over the …

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June 19, 2021

RIT's College & Careers Exploration Event; Register! August 4-5, 2021

A virtual career exploration and college search event. to help students find their major and plan for a career.

RIT's distinctive career exploration event offers …

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June 19, 2021

Rising Seniors: COLLEGE APPLICATION ADVICE for Summer 2021

SENIORS:

In the fall, most of you will apply to private, SUNY, or some out-of-state public universities through The Common Application.  

The essay prompts for …

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June 12, 2021

Apply for the Walter Hunt Scholarship by Friday, June 18, 2021

The Center for Architecture at the American Institute of Architects New York is pleased to announce the Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship, a $20,000 …

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June 4, 2021

CLASS OF 2021: Reminders for sending Final Transcripts to Colleges

As a reminder, the college or university in which you plan to enroll in the fall will require a final official transcript with your graduation …

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May 28, 2021

Seniors: Apply for the SigEP Scholarship!

Seniors, still looking for scholarship opportunities?  See below!

SigEp wants to do its part to help graduating high school seniors transition to college successfully. With …

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May 27, 2021

Parents: Get your child vaccinated for COVID-19 & Enter in the 'Get a Shot to Make Your Future' Scholarship for SUNY or CUNY!

Governor Cuomo has just announced a chance for parents and guardians to win a four-year, full-ride scholarship, including tuition, room and board, and books and …

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May 26, 2021

CUNY will be test-blind for admissions in Fall 2021!

JUNIORS: the entire CUNY system will once again be "test-blind" in the admissions process for next year's seniors.  See below for details.  

https://www.cuny.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/covid-19-standardized-tests/

Contact …

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May 15, 2021

REGISTER! Virtual CUNY Night at Stuy! May 19, 2021 @7pm

May 19, 2021 at 7pm is our annual  CUNY Night at Stuy at 7pm. We will hold this event virtually over Zoon webinar, Students and …

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May 14, 2021

Congrats Kristen Cheng! Winner of the WBC Scholarship!

Congratulations to class of 2021, Kristen Cheng! She was chosen as a recipient of the Women’s Bond Club Scholarship. All applicants had incredible …

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May 13, 2021

College Coalition Week; May 23-27 - Don't miss these events & fairs!

Students are invited to join UChicago and a variety of  Coalition for College partners to learn about the ins and outs of the college admissions …

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May 6, 2021

College Info Session Calendar for May 2021!

Given the pandemic, information sessions are one of the best ways to learn about colleges, but finding dates for all of the colleges on your …

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April 20, 2021

Student Screening with filmmakers: NYC Covid Diaries; HBO special!

COVID DIARIES NYC is a new HBO film that chronicles the lives of five young filmmakers, ranging in age from 17 to 21, who …

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April 16, 2021

Virtual College Fairs from NACAC 4/20, 5/2; NYSACAC 5/15 and SUNY 4/22

Please see the links below regarding the spring college fairs hosted by the two major professional organizations for college admissions (NACAC and NYSACAC).

NACAC: https://virtualcollegefairs.org/events …

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April 12, 2021

SENIORS: May 1 is College Decision Day

This is just a friendly reminder from your College Office that May 1, which has historically been National Candidates Reply Date, is fast approaching.  That …

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April 11, 2021

Congrats Ahmed Shekhani! Winner of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship!

Congratulatins to senior, Ahmed Shekhani, Winner of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship!

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is excited to announce our 2021 Cooke College …

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April 9, 2021

Advice on appealing Financial Aid College Decisions

This coronavirus pandemic created some incredible challenges for all of us.  Many of these challenges are financial in nature, impacting both families and the colleges …

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March 27, 2021

SENIORS: Admissions Decisions...Decisions... Waitlisted Advice fron the College Office

Admissions results are starting to come in, and in the coming weeks, seniors be making a final decision about where they will enroll next fall. …

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March 27, 2021

Guides and sites to help apply to college in the UK -- must read!

JUNIORS: If you are considering attending college in the UK --  The higher ed system and application process in the UK differ from that …

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March 20, 2021

College Admissions: Readings for Senior Families

The Class of 2021 will soon hear back from the colleges and universities to which they applied this fall.  As you can imagine, this can …

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March 20, 2021

Online FAFSA completion workshop Tuesday, 3/30 @3pm; Registration required!

Seniors who have not yet completed a FAFSA and would like some direct (albeit virtual) assistance, please see below!  Feel free to forward to friends …

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March 12, 2021

Advice for Seniors on College Admissions Results

Our seniors will soon hear back from the colleges and universities to which they applied this fall.  As you can imagine, this can be a …

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March 9, 2021

Catch the Recording! Naviance Hands-on Training Workshop 3-8-2021

If you missed our Naviance Hands on Training Workshop on Monday, March 8, 2021, you should catch the recording while it's up! Stuyvesant's presentations are …

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March 5, 2021

JUNIORS: Demonstrated Interest for College Admissions -- all you need to know

JUNIORS:

Many of you are already well aware of the concept of "demonstrated interest" and its role in the admissions process at many …

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March 5, 2021

Info on College Rankings

The US News & World Report  annual college rankings are popular with many families.   However, college admissions professionals have long been critical of both their …

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March 5, 2021

Cachet (STEM) Virtual College Fairs this Spring! Catch MIT, NYU, Case Western & more...

The CACHET (College Admissions Collaborative Highlighting Engineering and Technology…basically a bunch of colleges with strong STEM offerings) colleges are hosting virtual college fairs and workshops …

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March 1, 2021

Big Future Days on 3/7/2021 hosted by CollegeBoard

CollegeBoard is hosting Big Future Days this spring, which are essentially virtual college fairs.  Please see the link below regarding Big Future Days Northeast which …

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Feb. 27, 2021

SENIORS: Reminders on Transcipt Requests

This is just a reminder from the College Office that students who will need to request their transcript to be sent from Stuy for any …

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Feb. 27, 2021

Athletes Note:NCAA Eligibility Access for College

If you are a student athlete and anticipate that you may be able to participate in NCAA athletics in college, then you must make sure …

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Feb. 25, 2021

SENIORS: Dromm Scholarship UFT app due April 15, 2021

Seniors, please see below regarding the Dromm Scholarship.

PLEASE NOTE:

-If you plan to apply, please email your assigned college counselor and ask them …

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Feb. 20, 2021

SENIORS; William P. Schliemann Scholarship worth $5K

SENIIORS:

The College Office has recently been made aware of a scholarship named in honor of a Stuyvesant Graduate, William P. Schliemann, who graduated …

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Feb. 15, 2021

The National CCAA Scholarship applicataions due 4/1/2021

The National CCAA Scholarship is worth $1000 for students who'll attend one of their member institutions.  These include Boston College, Fordham University,  Villanova University, …

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Feb. 8, 2021

JUNIOR College Night! Virtually! February 10, 2021 @7pm

The spring term marks the start of Stuyvesant's full college counseling program with the Class of 2022.  We will hold our annual Junior College Information …

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Feb. 5, 2021

SENIORS: BASIC STEPS AND LINKS TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

The College Office shares Seniors, if you have not yet completed the financial aid process, please see below!

STEP 1: Gather important documents (Federal …

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Feb. 3, 2021

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Application Deadline 2/15

Every year, HSF selects ~10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants

  • HSF Scholars have access to a full …
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Jan. 31, 2021

Alternate Entry for NMSQT through the SAT for Juniors - Submit form by 4/1/2021

JUNIORS: Most of you are already aware of the NMSQT's alternate entry process. Stuyvesant was not able to administer the PSAT this year.  If not, …

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Jan. 30, 2021

Congrats to 4 senior semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship!

Stuyvesant is celebrating our four senior semifinalists in the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship competition. All the best to

Rae Seong Jeong, Jessica Jiang , Eric …

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Jan. 29, 2021

SENIORS: Inform Colleges of Changes to Spring Classes

A quick note from the College Office as we approach the start of the new term for SENIORS; please remember that if your schedule …

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Jan. 24, 2021

LAST CHANCE! Albert Shanker Scholarship extended deadline ends 1/27/2021!

The UFT Albert Shanker Scholarship is a scholarship worth $5000 for graduating seniors in NYC public schools.  There are strict financial eligibility requirements for the …

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Jan. 23, 2021

College Board eliminates Subject SATII tests & optional SAT essay - Info & FAQ

Some of you may have already heard CollegeBoard’s recent announcement regarding SAT Subject Tests and the Essay Section of the SAT.

To summarize:

1-SAT Subject …

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Jan. 17, 2021

Juniors: 2021 Coolidge Scholarship application - DEADLINE 1/20/2021

The 2021 Coolidge Scholarship application is now live. Don't miss this opportunity for interested juniors.

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship …

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Jan. 9, 2021

ACT NOW: Knoll Diversity Scholarship for Black Students - Deadline 1/14/2021

Please see below regarding the newly announced Diversity Advancement Scholarship for Black Students from Knoll, Inc. , created to "develop the next generation of Black …

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Dec. 23, 2020

SENIORS: FROM THE COLLEGE OFFICE

SENIORS: A MESSAGE FROM THE COLLEGE OFFICE BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS

It's hard to believe we're just about to hit winter break! We hope you have …

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Dec. 18, 2020

Important Info for those applyng to a CUNY by 2/1

The College Office offers important information for students applying to the City University of New York system for General Freshman Admission.  If you have already …

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Dec. 14, 2020

Congratulations to 5 Stuy Seniors on Questbridge matches for fully funded scholarships!

The College Office is happy to announce that FIVE of our seniors were recently matched via the Questbridge process; students matched via the Questbridge process …

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Dec. 12, 2020

SENIORS: Enter Admissions Results in Naviance

The College Office shares that admissions results for students who have applied EA/ED/REA have been or will soon be released.   Please remember to keep your …

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Dec. 7, 2020

Seniors applying to Brooklyn College BA/MD - MONDAY 12/7 DEADLINE TO ENTER IN NAVIANCE

If you're applying to the Brooklyn College BA/MD program, please note the following by Monday December 7

-we will need to email your transcript …

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Dec. 5, 2020

SENIORS: Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship deadline is 2/15/2021

SENIORS: The Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship application is now available!

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career …

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Dec. 1, 2020

Resources & Scholarships for Undocumented students applying to College

The College Office isl aware that students facing immigration issues, either for themselves, or their family, are very concerned about what the future may bring. …

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Nov. 22, 2020

Spring College Now Registration! Interest Meeting on 11/25! Senior Workshop on 12/3! Register.

The Spring College Now registration period has begun.  Stuy partners with both City College's and Hunter College's College Now program which gives high school students …

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Nov. 20, 2020

Career Council National Hispanic Virtual College Fair 11/24/2020 - REGISTER!

Please see below for more information about next week's Career Council National Hispanic Virtual College Fair.  Interested students should register asap.

https://gotocollegefairs.swoogo.com/CC_NHCF_NYCMB

The fair will …

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Nov. 19, 2020

JUNIORS: Steps to start your College Planning with the College Office

Next semester we are going to dive in to your college planning process, and that means you will need to start to utilize your Naviance …

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Nov. 8, 2020

Seniors ** NYS Dream Act TAP Application

This is an important announcement for our immigrant students who may be undocumented, DACA, etc.  The passing of the NYS Dream Act in 2019 now …

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Oct. 26, 2020

City College of NY Women's Leadership Conference 10/30 - RSVP by 10/29

2020 Virtual 
Women’s Leadership Conference
“Women Leading in the World of Business”

Friday, October 30, 2020
10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Please RSVP by 6 …

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Oct. 18, 2020

Reminder: Stony Brook University does not accept self-reported scores

Stony Brook U. is one of the most popular college destinations for our students each year, so the college office wanted to remind you of …

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Oct. 17, 2020

Apply for the Coca Cola Scholarship by October 31!

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, …

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Oct. 13, 2020

Catch the recording of Senior College Financial Aid Night & the Slide Deck

The Powerpoint slides from Senior College Financial Aid Night 2020 are now accessible in your Naviance account via "Document Resources".  The recording of the event …

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Oct. 11, 2020

SENIORS: Things to remember for EA/ED deadlines

SENIORS: As the deadling approaches for EA/ED college appllications, the College Office offers thses reminders:.

-teacher recs and other school documents do not need …

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Oct. 7, 2020

COLLEGE APPLICATION FEE WAIVER PROCESS

Eligibility to receive fee waivers for the SAT and ACT exams as well as college application fees are determined by the NYC Dept of Education …

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Oct. 4, 2020

Apply for the Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association Scholarships are worth between $10,000 and $50,000.  Applicants must be US Citizens with financial need.  Please see the link below …

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Oct. 4, 2020

SENIORS; Match Your Common APP & Naviance Account!

SENIORS – Match your Common App & Naviance accounts, and/or assigned teacher recommendations in Naviance. Create your Common App account (www.commonapp.org)  

  • Complete the …
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Sept. 28, 2020

Seniors only: College Interview Workshops - October 22 4pm or 7pm - Register for a session

The University of Rochester is offering two workshops on October 22 about the college admissions interview.  This is a great way to learn more about …

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Sept. 25, 2020

SENIORS -- Apply for the Jack Kent Scholarship by 10/30/2020 - WORTH $40K!

High achieving seniors with financial need may apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship, which is worth up to $40,000 per year!    That's a nice …

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Sept. 20, 2020

Seniors -- Should you write about COVID on your College APP?

Our College Office shared information at their annual Information Night for Senior Families on September 16. Here are some more tips from the College Office: …

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Sept. 15, 2020

Fee Waivers for SAT/ACT - Instructions

While we cannot know for certain whether or not any ACT or SAT exams will actually be administered this fall due to the pandemic, the …

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Sept. 15, 2020

Virtual Fall College Visits for Stuy Seniors

Our College Office has arranged for fall virtual visits from admissions representatives from a host of varied colleges and universities.  These visits are wonderful opportunities …

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July 14, 2020

Register for SAT II through College Board; Freshmen-Download the College Office Preso

Students can register for SAT Subject Tests through the CollegeBoard website (www.collegeboard.org).  Students can register for the August exam if they can find …

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June 15, 2020

JUNIORS: Common App Essay prompts are OUT!

JUNIORS: In the fall, most of you will apply to private, SUNY, or some out-of-state public universities through The Common Application.

The essay prompts …

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June 8, 2020

Hudson River College Cruise

Bard, The Culinary Institute of America, Marist, RPI, Vassar, and West Point are excited to announce our first-ever virtual Hudson River College Cruise!

This …

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May 29, 2020

Registration for August and Fall 2020 SAT is OPEN!

CollegeBoard opened SAT registration for the August, September and October test dates for "priority" students prior to emailing affected students or school staff. 

CollegeBoard lists …

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May 23, 2020

College Virtual Event - JUNIORS - May 31 @3pm or June 1 @5pm - Register!

The College Office shares for juniors: Admissions officers from Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University invite students …

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May 12, 2020

College Now Summer Classes - 5/22 Application - if you have prior experience - at Hostes

The College Now program at Hostos Community College summer application process is open to students with prior College Now experience.  Applications are due 5/22/2020! …

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May 9, 2020

Virtual College Events at WashU, Notre Dame, Emory & Johns Hopkins - Spring 2020

Virtual College Events for Johns Hopkins, WashU, Emory and Notre Dame!

  • All the events will be live, not prerecorded.
  • While we are offering six …
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April 30, 2020

SUNY College Fairs in May!


SUNY is excited to announce our first ever virtual college fairs!

Thursday, May 14, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 16, 1:00 PM - …

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April 29, 2020

ROAM Virtual College Tours and Workshops

JUNIORS & SENIORS: ROAM is a group of admissions representatives that recruit in the NYC metro area from a varied group of colleges and universities. …

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April 22, 2020

Facing Immigration Issues? Advice is here...

For students facing immigration issues, either for themselves, or their family, are very concerned about what the future may bring. Undocumented students may …

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April 17, 2020

SUNY Virtual Events!

The College Office shares - Please see the message/link below regarding opportunities to virtually explore SUNY institutions and get a basic introduction to financial aid. …

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April 6, 2020

What will "Test Optional" Mean for Stuy students applying to College?

If you’ve have been following how colleges and universities are responding to the COVID-19 crisis, you have very likely heard about some institutions moving to …

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March 28, 2020

120 National Merit Semifinalists in class of 2020!

Stuyvesant celebrates 120 National Merit semifinalists in the Class of 2020!
 
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March 22, 2020

MIT drops SAT II subject test requirement!

MIT just announced a major change to their admissions policy for the next admissions cycle (aka your senior year); MIT will no longer utilize SAT …

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March 21, 2020

SAT and ACT Spring TEST cancellations and posponements

If you planned on taking an ACT or SAT exam this spring, please visit the links below to read the most recent updates regarding test …

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March 12, 2020

Tips on visiting colleges with covid-19 concerns

You have probably already noticed that a number of colleges are taking precautionary steps to prepare for the potential impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) that include …

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March 4, 2020

SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS - Prospective Athletes - Register with NCAA Eligibility Center!

Sophomores & Juniors:

If you are a student athlete and anticipate that you may be able to participate in NCAA Division I or II athletics …

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Feb. 22, 2020

CUNY Night at Stuy is Thursday, May 14, 2020 Save the Date!

May 14, 2020 is our annual  CUNY Night at Stuy i..specific details tbd. Students and parents will hear from representatives from both the …

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Feb. 20, 2020

Junior Families - Stuy's Annual College Fair is April 30, 2020n- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED TO MITIGATE AND CONTAIN COVID-19

 
Thursday, April 30, 6:00pm-8:30pm: Stuy's Annual College Fair  This is a massive event through which students …
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Feb. 18, 2020

Junior College Information Night 2020 - PowerPoints

This week, annual Junior College Information Night took place with Ms. Elizabeth Hughes and Ms. Jeaurel Wilson along with information programs for juniors during English …

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Feb. 12, 2020

Fee Waivers for SAT, SATII, ACT Tests

SENIORS:

The start of a new term is a great time to review our policies regarding the distribution of fee waivers for the ACT, SAT …

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Feb. 12, 2020

2020 SUNY Information Sessions for Spring! Click for dates

Head to the 2020 Information Session schedule at the SUNY Welcome Center in Manhattan! Information Sessions Include: Which SUNY are You?; Financial Aid; The Arts …

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Jan. 27, 2020

College Office presents to Sophomores on Early College Awareness - see the slides

On Wednesday, January 22nd, the College Office presented its annual Early College Awareness Presentation to sophomore students.  Students who were not able to …

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Jan. 19, 2020

FREE Practice ACT at NYPL February 22, 2020 - Sign up NOW

Students interested in taking a free practice ACT exam should register early at the link!  Questions about the program must be directed to Mr. Michael …

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Jan. 13, 2020

Sophomore Early College Awareness Presentation - STUDENTS ONLY - 1/22 1:30pm

SOPHOMORES – PLAN TO BE IN ATTENDANCE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22nd!

The College Office will present its annual Early College Awareness Presentation to …

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Dec. 12, 2019

Congratulations on Questbridge Matched seniors!

The College Office announces congratulations to three of our seniors, who were recently matched via the Questbridge process; students matched via the Questbridge process are …

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Nov. 27, 2019

Resources for Immigrant Students from the College Office

The College Office is aware that students facing immigration issues, either for themselves, or their family, are very concerned about what the future may bring. …

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Nov. 23, 2019

College Office Needs Monitors!

Attention Students!
 
The College Office is seeking Monitors! Speak to Ms. DeMasi in room 225 to apply!
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Nov. 13, 2019

College Office & New York Cares Host FAFSA Completion Night

Last week, Associate Director of College Counseling, Ms. Elizabeth Hughes facilitated a FAFSA Completion workshop in partnership with New York Cares with parents and students!

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Nov. 9, 2019

SENIORS APPLYING TO CUNY MACAULAY -- REC LETTERS!

Please remember that the CUNY application does NOT accept recommendation letters via Naviance.  Students completing the Macaulay application must enter their recommenders' email addresses where …

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Oct. 30, 2019

Seniors - Apply to Macaulay Honors - NOT in Common APP

SENIORS: if you are applying for the Macaulay Honors College program at any CUNY institution (Hunter, Baruch, Queens, etc.) then you cannot use the …

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Oct. 29, 2019

DACA Info - Dream Act

IMPORTANT MESSAGE for our immigrant students who may be undocumented, DACA, etc.  Last year's passing of the NYS Dream Act now make these and other …

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Oct. 23, 2019

College Office Hosts Financial Aid for Seniors - Presentation Available!

Director of College Counseling, Mr. Jeff Makris shares with SENIORS that Halloween-themed financial aid spooktacular PowerPoint is now accessible in your Naviance account via "Document …

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Oct. 18, 2019

The College Office does NOT send Colleges ACT and SAT Scores - STUDENTS SEND!

Please remember that Stuyvesant HS cannot sent ACT or SAT scores to colleges. Students must arrange to have test scores sent directly to the colleges …

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Oct. 16, 2019

Mock College Interviews with Y Tu Tambien on 10/22!

The College Office shares:

It’s college application season, and with that comes COLLEGE INTERVIEWS!

College interviews can offer an opportunity to not only learn more …

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Oct. 7, 2019

Congrats to Stuy's 330 Commended Scholars AND 120 National Merit Semifinalists - JUNIORS TAKE THAT PSAT!

Congratulations to Stuyvesant’s 120 National Merit Semifinalists in the class of 2020! Student applications are due on October 9th. Finalists will be announced …

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Oct. 3, 2019

Seniors - Apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship by 11/13/19 wort $40K!

High achieving seniors with financial need may apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship, which is worth up to $40,000 per year!  Scholarship winners …

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Sept. 26, 2019

How to Get Fee Waivers for Testing!

The start of a new school year is a great time to review the College Office’s  policies regarding the distribution of fee waivers for the …

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Sept. 24, 2019

SENIORS - Apply for the Golden Door Scholarship by 9-30-19

SENIORS - the Golden Door Scholarship is now open for applications.  Partner colleges include Duke, Tufts, Emory, Hamilton, Oberlin, Smith and several other institutions. …

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Sept. 16, 2019

Financial Aid Info Night with the College Office - For Parents of Seniors - 10/10 at 6pm

College Office Presents Annual Financial Aid Information Night
Parents of Current Seniors Invited

Coming up at Stuy this week – SENIOR FAMILIES — Thursday, October …

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July 9, 2019

COMMON APPLICATION PROMPTS - College Essays for Rising Senior!

COMMON APP PROMPTS!!

In the fall, most of you will apply to private, SUNY, or some out-of-state public universities through The Common Application.  www.commonapp.org

The …

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July 7, 2019

Practice ACT on August 24th at NYPL 53rd Street

The 53rd Street New York Public Library at 18 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019 will host We will have a ACT Practice Test …

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June 20, 2019

$1,000 Scholarship Available for Public School Grads! Apply by June 30th

Calling all Proud Public-School Grads! Enter to Win a $1,000 Scholarship — Deadline June 30, 2019

Local public schools and their educators have produced America’s …

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June 20, 2019

Did You Know About our College Office?

The College Office at Stuyvesant High School is well trained and respected both within and outside the profession, working hard to engage in their own …

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May 17, 2019

College Now Applications are NOW OPEN

The Fall 2019 College Now application process will commence Wednesday, May 8 and conclude Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

CCNY College Now is launching a …

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May 14, 2019

CUNY Night at Stuy is Wednesday, May 15th at 6pm! Grades 9-11 all invited! Translation in Chinese available!

Stuyvesant’s College Office will host the annual CUNY Night at Stuy on Wednesday, May 15th beginning at 6pm in the theater. The City University …

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April 28, 2019

Congratulations to the College Office on the CUNY Macaulay Honors College Counselor Appreciation Award 2019

Congratulations to Stuyvesant’s College Counseling Team: Ms. Elizabeth Hughes, Mr. Jeffrey Makris, and Ms. Jeaurel Wilson. They received one of three awards presented last …

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April 13, 2019

Seniors who live in Maspeth: Apply for the Kiwanis Club Scholarship

Seniors, if you live in Maspeth and are seeking scholarships, consider apply for the Kiwanis Club Maspeth Scholarship

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April 11, 2019

College Fairs This Spring!

There are many College Fairs offered throughout the Spring:

Colleges that Change Lives NYC College Fair, Sunday, May 19, The New York Hilton Midtown.  This …

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April 10, 2019

Seniors: Enter your College Results in Naviance - Waitlisted? ADVICE

SENIORS

The College Office shares that by early April, students will receive responses from the majority of the colleges and universities to which they have …

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April 4, 2019

Junior Families: Are US News & World Report Rankings REALLY important?

JUNIOR FAMILIES:

US News & World Report's annual college rankings are popular with many families.   However, college admissions professionals have long been critical of both …

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March 25, 2019

Pocket Guide to Visiting Colleges

JUNIORS - This LINK will take you to a short guide (literally, a pocket guide) published by the National Survey for Student Engagement.  The purpose …

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March 25, 2019

Attend the National College Fair on April 7th at Javits Center

Ms. Elizabeth Hughes, a member of the NYSACAC Committee for the National College Fair that is held annually at the Javits Center shares that …

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March 25, 2019

Y Tu Tambien College Access Program - April 7th - Confirm your Attendance!

Y Tu Tambien college access program of the L.U.L Foundation will have a Spring Kickoff Session in partnership with the Inter-Ivy League Latino Alumni Council …

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March 25, 2019

What is 'DEMONSTRATED INTEREST" in the College Admissions Process?

Demonstrated Interest" may be a factor a college of institution uses in determining whether or not an applicant has shown genuine interest in attending …

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Feb. 26, 2019

Stuyvesant Hosts Annual Junior Parents' College Info Night February 13, 2019

February 13th, Stuyvesant held its annual College Information Night with the College Office.  The presentation covered important information regarding the college search and …
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Feb. 8, 2019

Junior Spring College Tour April 12th - Princeton, Haverford and Villanova - ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT

 

Just a few spots remain open for Stuy's spring college trip to Princeton, Haverford and Villanova on Friday, April 12th. Students who attended …

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Feb. 7, 2019

Thomas Labreque Smart Start Full Tuition Scholarship Applications Due 3/1/19

The Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship program is a wonderful opportunity; winners receive a full tuition four-year scholarship along with a stipend for books …

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Jan. 9, 2019

Sophomore College Office Presentation on January 25th!!! Don't miss it!

On Friday, January 25, at 1:20 in our main theater, our college counselors will present to our current sophomores about the college process.  This …

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Jan. 1, 2019

Stuyvesant hosts Annual College Night for Senior Families September 12th

Last week, Stuyvesant hosted College Night for parents of seniors. Thanks to the many who made the time to attend. Students were presented with …

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Jan. 1, 2019

SENIORS: College Counselors are reaching out for appointments! Check your email!

This week. SENIORS received an important email from their college counselors! It is important each senior schedule their individual session with their college counselor. This …

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Jan. 1, 2019

Stuyvesant Kicks Off Annual Fall College Admissions Rep Visits! 150 to Visit Stuy!

Visits from admissions representatives from more than 150 colleges and universities are in full swing at Stuyvesant.  These visits are wonderful opportunities for SENIORS to …

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Jan. 1, 2019

Fee Waivers for ACT SAT and SAT II - INFO!!

Fee waivers for the ACT, SAT and SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) policies were emailed this week by Mr. Makris: They are important to read …

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Jan. 1, 2019

JUNIORS: Take the Fall College Campus Tour!

The College Office has arranged fall college tours for juniors.  The tour will take place on Friday, November 2nd.  A detailed itinerary and …

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Dec. 31, 2018

FAFSA Completion Event 12/6 at Stuy - RSVP by 12/3!

Ms. Elizabeth Hughes shares that New York Cares is happy to invite you and your child to participate in our FAFSA Completion Event to help …

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Dec. 31, 2018

2018 College Access Fair on Saturday November 17th!

The 2018 College Access Fair for African-American/Black and Hispanic/Latino Students & Families will take place on  Saturday, November 17th  at Fordham University's Rose Hill …

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Dec. 30, 2018

SENIORS Facing Immigration Issues Applying to College

The College Office is aware that students facing immigration issues, either for themselves, or their family, are very concerned about what the future may …

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Dec. 30, 2018

SENIORS: What to do when DEFERRED

A great many students who apply early to colleges are neither admitted nor denied but deferred to the regular decision pool.  Different institutions will use …

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Dec. 22, 2018

Every Student is on Naviance - How to get connected

EVERY student INCLUDING FRESHMAN see the instructions for adding their parents to Naviance on the opening page upon logging in to their Naviance account. Students …

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Dec. 21, 2018

JUNIORS: Apply for the Coolidge Scholarship before January 29, 2019

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Dec. 21, 2018

Apply for Scholarship Plus by February 1, 2019

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Dec. 10, 2018

LAST CHANCE! Apply for the AXA Achievement Scholarship before December 14th!

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Dec. 9, 2018

College Office opens up computers for students to do College related tasks.