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Counseling & Guidance Department

Valerie Feit, Ed.D.

Co-Director of Counseling & Guidance Services/Enrichment

vfeit@ryeneck.org (914) 777-4872

Corinne Ryan

Co-Director of Counseling & Guidance Services/Chief Information Officer cryan@ryeneck.org  (914) 777-4872

 

Announcements 

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Rye Neck UFSD Comprehensive K-12 Counseling Program 2018-2019

Course Catalog 2018-2019


How to Use the Course Catalog

Focus Electives - 2018-2019

Elective Courses 2018-2019

COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP IN SPANISH

Wednesday, October 10th at 7:00 PM in the MS/HS Community Room

The presenter is Richard Alvarez, Vice President for Enrollment at Queens College (CUNY).  The presentation is geared towards 11th and 12th grade families, however, all high school parents/students are welcome to attend.


CONVERSATIONS WITH THE COUNSELORS: MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH SCHOOL - PARENTS & GUARDIANS OF 9TH AND 10TH GRADERS

Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 PM in the MS/HS Community Room

Come and meet the high school counselors.  The topics covered will include graduation requirements, staying on track with academics and extracurriculars, talent development, long-term planning for the college process and general questions answered.  Please join us!

 

SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COLLEGE CONFERENCE
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 6:30 - 9 PM
Representatives from more than 300 two-year and four-year colleges, nursing schools and business schools will participate in the Westchester-Putnam College Conference.  The Conference will be held at the Westchester County Center in White Plains on Wednesday, October 17 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COLLEGE AND CAREER FAIR
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 6:30 - 9 PM

Yorktown Heights High School, 2727 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598


SCHOLARSHIPS 

The Guidance Department receives many scholarships for Rye Neck seniors. They are listed on the Scholarship link of the Guidance Department page on the Rye Neck school website.  We continually add to the list so check back often for new ones. They are also posted on the Scholarship Bulletin board outside the Guidance Department office.  Please see Mrs. Kane in the Guidance Department for applications or if you have any questions.  Click HERE to view the current scholarships. 

Scholarship searches are an important part of the college process.  
This link is a valuable resource for you and your family.

Scholarships 360

UPCOMING COLLEGE FAIRS
The State University of New York is hosting SUNY College Fairs across New York State.  The schedule is as follows:
  Long Island, Nassau Community College - September 13
  Long Island, Suffolk County Community College - September 30
  New York City, Javits Center - October 10
Information about each program can be found at www.suny.edu/studentevents.

FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FSA) AND THE FINANCIAL AID TOOLKIT

Resources available in the Financial Aid Toolkit atFinancialAidToolkit.ed.gov/resources include: • Outreach resources such as financial-aid-night materials, fact sheets, videos, infographics, and PowerPoint presentations; • Suggested messages for social media in the form of tweets, Facebook posts, and blog posts; • Information on embedding videos and infographics in your website; • Sample articles for organization newsletters and sample e-mails; and

• FSA publications

You can also subscribe to an RSS feed to receive notification when resources are updated or are added to the website.

NEW YORK STATE HESC INTRODUCES COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID AWARD LETTER COMPARISON TOOL

The Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool helps you evaluate your financial aid packages and determine the bottom line cost – the difference between the cost of attendance and your financial aid package – for each college.  To access this tool please click on College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool.

AP CREDIT POLICY SEARCH

Find colleges and universities that offer credit or placement for AP scores.  
Click HERE for the web site.

UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE VISITS TO RYE NECK HIGH SCHOOL

Approximately 95 Directors of Admissions and Assistant Admissions Deans are coming to the Counseling and Guidance Department.  College representatives provide information and an important opportunity for students to ask questions and speak with the people who may read their applications.

Please click HERE for a listing of the college/university visits.

PROGRESS REPORTS

Please check the portal regularly to avoid surprises, and discuss what you see with your child.  If you are unsure how to use the Parent Portal, please view this prezi to answer any questions you may have. 

RYE NECK HIGH SCHOOL PROFILE 2017-2018

Click HERE

to view the HS Profile.