Go Higher! HHS Students/Families Invited to Attend

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education brings its “Go Higher!” campaign to promote the state’s public colleges and universities to Newton South High School Tuesday night, April 11 at 7 p.m., as Higher Education Commissioner Carlos E. Santiago urges Newton families to consider new programs and opportunities available through the state’s public higher education system.…

Seniors – Local Scholarship Applications Available

The Guidance Department has been busy gathering scholarship information for the senior class. Some scholarship opportunities have been added to Naviance in the Scholarship section. The MetroWest Chamber Educational Foundation/MetroWest Chamber of Commerce has added two exciting scholarships for area seniors. Check them out! By now, everyone should have received, through the mail, a packet…

Seniors: Understanding your Financial Aid Award Seminar

Hello Class of 2017! A MEFA representative will be offering a special presentation for seniors on Wednesday, April 5th during DSB: Understanding your Financial Aid Award. We encourage all seniors to attend and to bring copies of  financial aid award letters in order to help understand the different types of aid awarded and compare packages. (This…

MetroWest College and Career Fair

The 4th Annual Metrowest College and Career Fair will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 9:00 – 12:00 pm at the Ashland High School.  The fair will give students and parents the opportunity to speak with representatives from over 100 colleges, universities and gap-year options, as well as provide students with an opportunity…

HHS College Mini-Fairs… Spring 2017

On Thursday, March 9 and Thursday, April 6, the Holliston High School Guidance Dept. will host College Mini Fairs. Approximately 75 college representatives will be available on each date to talk with students. The Mini Fairs will be held in the library during the lunch block. Scheduled colleges Adelphi University University of Alabama Albany College…

College Fair Calendar

Below is some information about upcoming local (and somewhat local) college fairs. Attending a fair is a great opportunity to explore potential colleges and meet admissions counselors (who will likely read your application down the road.) We will publish a list of colleges attending each of the HHS Mini-Fairs as they get closer. Information is available…

Common App Essay Prompts 2017-18

2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. [No change] 2. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a…