College & Career Information

College & Career Room

The College & Career Room is now open to every student during both lunches Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays. Students should enter through the bookkeeping hallway. Laptops will be available, counselors will be available for questions, and college and scholarship info will available. 


Upcoming College Visits

College visitation information will be posted here as it comes in!  This will most likely be virtual visits this year due to Covid safety measures.


Upcoming Events

  • Seminole State College is making a wide variety of college prep resources available at this link: 
    • sem.st/seniors
    • Information includes assistance with applications, FAFSA paperwork, and other SSC-related material.

  • Seminole State College is also offering its Summer Bridge Program. This is designed to help students get a head start on your college career with no out-of-pocket costs! The Summer Bridge program is designed specifically for 2021 high school graduates to help students easily transition to college courses while developing skills for future success. The program uses available financial aid and/or institutional funds to cover tuition, fees and books so students can get started and GO Far!
    • Space is limited, so submit your interest form and apply for admission by June 1 to secure your seat.
    • View the flyer here.

For Seniors

FSU APPLICANTS: Update your SSAR with your first semester grades, then resubmit your SSAR (make sure it is locked!). This is not necessary for UF applicants.

Senior Biography Form (for Counselor Recommendation Letters)

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

A Parent's Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA 

The College Essay Guy's Free College Essay Resources

The College Essay Guy's YouTube Channel with Videos on Essay Tips

Self-Reported Student Academic Record (SSAR)

Bright Futures Student Handbook 2020-2021

Check your Bright Futures Status here!

Collegewise's Guide to the Common App


Scholarships

  • Each year, the Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools administers a Scholarship program for graduating seniors attending an SCPS High School. This year there are a number of scholarships on offer with varying degrees of award money. While there are general scholarships with a range of criteria, there are also a few that are specific to artists, musicians, students who intend to pursue nursing in college, and students intending to study engineering – among others.

  • Announcing the Winnola Grigley Scholarship!  This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving female student who has persevered int their personal and/or academic journey. In addition, an individual who has given back through service to her community, such as mentoring, volunteering at a service organization, faith-based organization or school.  This scholarship opportunity will be awarded to two female students who attend Lake Mary High School and reisde in Sanford, FL.


College Admission Resources

My Career Shines Info (career planning tool)

My Career Shines PowerPoint

Florida Shines

LMHS School Profile

2020 SAT Dates & Deadlines

2020 ACT Dates and Deadlines

Loan Repayment Calculator

How to Use a Net Price Calculator