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Tiger Talk Volume I Issue 14 January 27, 2012

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Counselor Comments


Congrats Seniors


Scholarship Info


College Week Live




Counselor’s Comments

Upcoming Events Begin preparing to file your FAFSA application at The earliest date that you can file this form is Jan 1, 2012. This is a free application for federal aid and TOPS. You will need your parents tax information to complete the application. Xavier University Open House Feb. 9, 2012 visit or call 504520-7388 for more information. ULL Spring Preview Day, Saturday, Feb. 25, 12 Register at previewday..shtml LA Computer Programming Classic at ULL Mach 3, 2012 9AM. Visit http:// lcpc/ for more information High School Retreat at LSU , Sat. Mar. 3, 2012. Register by Feb. 1, 2012. Additional information and registration forms are available at the clerk’s counter.

Parents, students, and faculty, get ready for an amazing interactive web-based portal that provides access to colleges and career readiness services to all students in Louisiana . The goal of Louisiana Connect is to provide every Louisiana student with the opportunity to successfully pursue postsecondary educational opportunities. Through this interactive web portal, students will be able to create and track

Student registrations are underway under the supervision of guidance counselors at both public and non-public middle and high schools throughout the state. All Taylor students will be introduced to on Friday, February 24th through advisory.

Congrats on Your Acceptance

Monet Houston

The Louisiana Connect portal is designed to give students and parents as much information about college access as possible. To learn more, visit or contact Ms. Durant.

Kenia Carvaja Alex Soniat

Alex Soniat

Amy Olson

Spotlight Senior Goal for 2011-2012 year: To graduate and enter my freshman year at The University Of Louisiana at Lafayette with a scholarship. Thoughts About Taylor: I have attended this school for 5 years and I believe that it has definitely prepared me for my future endeavors.

Tip for Success at Taylor: Continue to push yourself no matter what. There will be times when you don't feel like doing it but focus on the end result and that will be your motivation. Hobby: Singing, and having fun with my friends Post Senior Academic/ Career Goal: I desire to be a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

More SCHOLARSHIP Opportunities…. Visit

(reprint) Al’s Formal Wear will be offering two $1,000 scholarships. Entries are accepted Oct. 15, 2011through May 31, 2012. Visit for an application.

for rules and more information (reprint) Best Buy Scholarship Program visit www. or for more information

(reprint) Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is offering scholarships up to $100,000. Application Deadline is Feb. 29, 2012, for more information apply at (reprint) Fred G Brune $500 scholarship, deadline in March 31, 2012. Application packets available at the clerk’s counter. (reprint) Enter the ACT poster contest and win up to $5,000. Deadline Jan. 28, 2012.

PFTSTA Library Scholarship Resource Link: it?id=268157

(reprint) PFLAG NO is issueing scholarships between $1,000 and $10,000 for LA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered students. Scholarship deadline is Apr. 15 and you must be 17 years old or older. Visit scholarship_general.asp, or email for more information

(reprint) E-Scholarships– go to password and login are taylor taylor. (reprint) AES Engineers is offering a $500 scholarship to deserving students. Visit hips.htm for more information– Deadline for entry Oct. 5, 2012

Teens for Jeans Contest sponsored by Aeropostale. Jan. 16-Feb. 12 Visit

Check Out College Week Live College Week Live continues to have amazing informational seminars for students about preparing for college, admissions and testing requirements, and Open House informational seminars for colleges and universities across the country and globe! Get college application tips and advice online at CollegeWeekLive, the world's largest college fair. CollegeWeekLive revolutionizes college admissions, making the process easier by saving you time. CollegeWeekLive connects colleges with students, parents, counselors live online. CollegeWeekLive is free:

Sign-Up Now. Join hundreds of colleges and universities from around the world and tens of thousands of high-school students. Watch college application and admissions experts speak on topics such as how to prepare for the SAT, how to write a winning application essay or how to pay for college. Video chat with college students to learn what campus life is really like.


Here are just a few events scheduled on Jan. 25th Unv. Of Texas at Austin Feb. 2nd Transfer Day Feb. 9th Test Prep Day Feb. 14th Florida Day Feb. 16th LIU Brooklyn Open House Feb. 22nd International Day Open House

Reminders Don’t forget always submit a copy of ALL college and scholarship award/ acceptance letters to the counselor’s office, even if you don’t plan on attending the school.

Submit all copies of community service volunteer hours to Ms. Durant or Ms. Kim, make sure you make a copy for your records before submitting documents.

When requesting transcripts, letters of recommendations, or other college resources, please make all requests at least 14 days in advance

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Parents, students, and fac- ulty, get ready for an amazing interactive web-based portal that provides access to col- leges and career readin...