Guidance Links and Info

Now that we are working virtually, we are updating relevant Guidance information frequently on each class's bulletin board in MyHHCA. Scroll down to find the GUIDANCE page for your class. Timely information is posted here.

The Ideal College Application Timeline (2020-2021)

7 Tips for Writing an Amazing College Application Essay

These traits make letter-perfect students


Evaluating a Financial Aid Letter: What’s Usually Missing

Financial Aid Checklist for College Visits

3 Items From The College Essay Guy:

Navigating Financial Aid Once You’re Accepted (Part 1): This first guide will walk you through how to understand your financial aid award letter.

How to Write a Great Financial Aid Appeal Letter (Part 2): If the financial aid award you received from college is making it tough to attend, it might be worth appealing it. Here's a more detailed step-by-step guide to writing a great financial aid appeal letter.

How to Decide Where to Attend: A few exercises (some of which are fun) to help you make the final decision. Note that many schools have moved their decision date to June 1. Here's a list of those schools.


The FAFSA Just Got Easier to Fill Out
iD Tech Virtual Online Camp
Our spring and summer Virtual Tech Camps are the perfect, home-based option for students seeking the collaborative spirit of our on-campus programs. For many, learning alongside others is a vital social component. Let's keep your child advancing their skills, engaging with other students, and building confidence!

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Northwestern University Center For Talent Development: Online

Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University is dedicated to helping academically talented students, age 3 through grade 12, reach full potential. We provide research-based assessments, advanced programs, and resources to enhance a child’s schooling. 

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The Coding School Online Spring & Summer Programs

The Coding School offers one-on-one & small group coding lessons from engineers at Google & SpaceX - from the comfort of your home! Increase college competitiveness by learning AI, Cybersecurity & and more in a supportive environment. 

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Boston University: High School Honors Online Program

High School Honors provides an opportunity for academically motivated rising high school juniors and seniors to experience undergraduate life, while earning college credit. 

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