Thank you Conganas, LLC for giving me an opportunity to share my story!
The Woodlands counseling business GuideU seeks to make college admission easier
GuideU owner Amy Hollie said she anticipates a busy fall as she helps area high school students prepare for their college admissions.
First application is now DONE for the fall of 2023...University of Arizona!
I am thrilled to be able to work with students and their families as they navigate the world of college admissions! What a joy to see a smile on their face and witness their excitement once they have accomplished their goal.
Does your junior need a jumpstart in planning for the college admission process? Let GuideU help you understand what you can be doing right now, before the school year ends, to prepare for August 2022! Working together we can help you choose the right safety, target, and reach schools for your student!
The Education for Tomorrow Alliance is hosting a free virtual speaker series this week for students to learn from Jim Carman, President of Houston Region for The Howard Hughes Corporation. What an AMAZING opportunity for your student to hear from one of the brightest minds in project management and how he influenced the design of Hughes Landing right here in The Woodlands. Register today at:
Having fun with the college swag! A few of these were donated to the silent auction for the Montgomery County Food Bank from GuideU this weekend and more are on the way to be given as high school graduation gifts!
Thank you so much Conganas, LLC! I remember vividly the conversation we had before I started this journey - DEFINE your WHY! I appreciate your leadership and encouragement and as always I look forward to our next conversation about life AND business!
I love seeing others not just succeed but thrive. Much congrats to Amy Henry Hollie, owner and professional college counselor at GuideU. Should you need assistance for your soon to be college students you can reach out to Amy at [email protected]
"When I knew it was time to develop a strategic plan to start my business, I sought out Miguel's assistance. He provided clarity when I was confused and gave me great direction to avoid frustration. The life of an entrepreneur can have emotional highs and lows and it has been wonderful having Miguel on my side as I faced these challenges. If you want to accelerate your efforts and be efficient while building your business, working with someone like Miguel is a must choose." - Amy Hollie, owner GuideU
Thank you to Woodlands Online for the feature! We are proud to have served over 100 students already and are excited to continue to grow and guide more of our community's students. https://www.woodlandsonline.com/npps/story.cfm?nppage=71966
Help Your Child Land Their Dream School with GuideU’s Personalized College Counseling
GuideU offers Comprehensive College Planning, Application Assistance for College Deadlines, and Degree Plan Course Work Review.
Ready for 2022 and all the new students I will meet! Had such a great holiday season delivering goodies to some of my clients!
PSAT SCORES are releasing next week! GuideU is now booking appointments in January and February for current Sophomores and Juniors to interpret the PSAT results. During this appointment we will also discuss when is the perfect time to make arrangements for a college tour and how to create a high school resume! Call or email today and let us !
Just returned from a visit to Georgia! Is your student seriously interested in becoming a vet? If so you need to consider this camp for them. Applications open in December! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivlCb9zot3g&t=30s
Serious about veterinary medicine? VetCAMP is the summer program for you to really find out. vet.uga.edu/education/k-12-programs/vetcamp/
Calling All Juniors!
✍️Next up is checking off your items for college applications! GuideU is now accepting appointments for current Juniors (C/0 '23) for January + February 2022. Let's get U started!
DM us for more info or visit collegeguideu.com
CollegeGuideU is happy to be a sponsor for the Montgomery ISD Education Foundation 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on October 25!
Transcripts will be available to send to colleges from most local high schools on September 15. Does your student need assistance with completing Apply Texas or The Common App? GuideU can provide the support they need! Visit our website at https://collegeguideu.com
That moment when a student finishes his applications BEFORE the first day of school!
Are you ready for all the changes in this year's college application process? Contact us to help you navigate the NEW Apply Texas application and The Common App to create a timeline to meet those college deadlines! www.collegeguideu.com
Not sure if you need an SAT or ACT score for a college application this fall? Check out this list to help you know which school's are test optional! https://fairtest.org/university/optional
FairTest | The National Center for Fair and Open Testing
You can help encourage even more colleges and universities to treat applicants as "More Than a Score." Your financial support will allow FairTest to promote test-optional policies at more conferences of admissions policy-makers, reach out to additional higher education leaders and distribute copies....
PSAT scores are ready to review! Do you know how to interpret them or what to do next? If not reach out to us! Now registering new clients from the Class of 2022 with limited availability per each local high school.
We are proud to celebrate 1 year of helping students reach their potential! It has been a pleasure to partner with families during a year of so much uncertainty to reach success!
August 1 is an exciting day in the world of college admissions-Apply TX and Common App are open! I am incredibly proud of my students that worked so hard this summer and TODAY are now DONE with applying to college!
Baylor, TCU, Texas Tech, SMU, and St Edwards = test optional for fall 2021 admissions!
Texas universities are shelving SAT and ACT requirements as coronavirus scrambles admissions process
High school students with dreams of attending college would typically be gearing up to take standardized admissions tests this time of year. But that’s not happening.
Paying For College, Know Your Options!
Cisco Webex Events
This presentation covers financial literacy topics such as the relative cost of a student loan, loan repayment tools, and tips on managing student loans. It identifies important things students should know about their loan portfolio, identifying their servicers and understanding the cost of their st...
Great article on “Questions to Ask While on a College Visit!”
Financial Questions to Ask on a College Visit
Go beyond the tour and ask these questions while visiting colleges during the summer.
Let’s discuss your plan for testing and college applications this fall. The first SAT test is 3 months away!
For the "soon to be" SENIORS you may want to check this out if you are interested in UT or TX A&M! Gain insight into the coming year directly from the Directors of Admissions on:
Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m. CST
Tuesday, June 16 at 2 p.m. CST
Tuesday, July 21 at 10 a.m. CST
The events will take place via Zoom. To register, visit utx.as/college-search.
Colleges are facing a cash crunch and it could alter campus life
CNN correspondent Evan McMorris-Santoro looks into the financial impact coronavirus has had on academic institutions such as colleges and universities.
Read all about the amazing opportunities Lone Star College has for your student! https://www.lonestar.edu/departments/careerservices/Career-Focus-magazine_2020-2021.pdf
As CV19 continues to disrupt the normalcy of several things, universities and colleges are making adjustments to the application process. Is your junior prepared to showcase their college readiness skills? If you are not sure reach out and we can help!
Plans change and that is okay!
It’s OK If Your Family’s College Plans Feel Like They’re in Shambles...There May Be A Silver Lining
26% of the students and families surveyed indicated that they were rethinking their #1 college choice, and another 12% were thinking of deferring college for a year to make sure they could go to #1. The silver lining? Financing costs are lower, colleges are hungrier, and sometimes a bump in the road...
For parents of teenagers 16 and older...MONTGOMERY COUNTY FOOD BANK NEEDS YOU! Strict screening and safety protocols are in place so please consider doing an act of kindness together as a family while schools are closed.
Montgomery County Foodbank
Welcome to the Montgomery County Food Bank's volunteer website! We need volunteer help now more than ever, but for the safety of everyone we are following the screening process recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Updates from College Board regarding AP exams!
AP Updates for Schools Impacted by Coronavirus | AP Central — The College Board
March 20, 2020 As schools and communities navigate the unprecedented challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the health and safety of educators and students are the AP Program’s top priorities. Here’s how we’re supporting schools: We’re providing free remote learning resourc...
COLLEGE STUDENT TRAVEL ASSISTANCE
With colleges and universities announcing campus closures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, Enterprise wants to make it easier for students to get home to their families by reducing the age minimum and waiving the young renter fees for rentals through May 31, 2020.
Available to College Students 18 – 24 years of age
Valid for rentals of an economy through full size cars, minivans, small pick-up trucks and cargo vans
Offer valid at U.S. locations only for car rentals reserved in advance.
Standard driver and credit requirements apply, except for the minimum car rental age per this offer
Official Student ID must be presented at the time of rental
Offer expires 5/31/2020
To make a reservation visit https://www.enterprise.com/en/car-rental/deals/young-driver.html
College Student Travel Assistance
Enterprise wants to make it easier for students and their families by reducing the age minimum and waiving the young renter fees for rentals through May 31, 2020. Valid Student ID required.
NOW is a great time to be in the college research process and there are NO VISITS required if you use campusreel.org! Message me if you need assistance on ways to engage your teenager with this-I have several ideas!
CampusReel - Find Your Best College with 17,000 Student Videos
A video and VR platform to help you find your dream school. Virtually tour hundreds of college campuses with more than 8,000 real, authentic videos.
What a great checklist! If you need help with any of these items please reach out to us!
11th Grade Checklist.pdf
So enjoyed this event and visiting the museum!
Chamber President J.J. Hollie and CollegeGuideU President Amy Hollie enjoyed attending Houston Business Journal's Power Connect 2020 event this evening. Congratulations to the companies, organizations and businesses who made HBJ's 2019 lists and those who are on their way to making lists in 2020!
On Feb 15 or April 18 you can see what the University of Houston is all about! Located in the 4th largest city in the United States, UH has several amazing programs for students including the #1 ranked program for Entrepreneurship.