The Herkimer School Counseling Department for High School helps students and their families with career, college and personal development. We invite you to take advantage of our resources online and in person to enhance your experience. Students and parents are always encouraged to speak with counselors regarding any questions and concerns. Making a plan for your future can be difficult, but these websites will help you to navigate some important tasks you may be working on.
To view the slides from the Class of 2024 Senior Parent Night – Information Night presentation, click here.
College Application Toolbox
College Board: Click here for detailed information on the Advanced Placement Program, SAT, test dates, and PSAT information.
Common App: Click here for a way to apply to multiple colleges using one application form. It’s accepted by more than 900 colleges and universities.
SUNY Application: Click here for a way to apply to multiple SUNY campuses and submit any additional required documents all in one place.
FAFSA: Click here for information on aid, to create a FSA ID or complete the FAFSA.
New York State Financial Aid Resources: Click here for information on New York state financial aid resources and to apply for state financial aid.
Click here for a listing of 2023-24 scholarship information and applications, which is updated regularly with upcoming scholarship deadlines. The scholarships listed are offered through various Herkimer County, New York state and national organizations, as well as privately funded awards. Students must apply by the deadline in the manner that is requested for each scholarships. All scholarship amounts vary. Scholarships are updated regularly, so be sure to check back for any updated applications.