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Beachwood City Schools
 (216) 831-2080

Counseling - 11th Grade

Beachwood High School
25100 Fairmount Boulevard
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216/831-2080
Fax: 216/292-4169

JUNIORS

Junior Year To-Do's

  • Focus on academics!

    • One of the most important things colleges consider for admission: GPA and academic rigor (how hard or easy were your choices of high school courses)

    • Your grades matter, and it's not too late to improve your GPA!

  • Get Involved!

    • Play a sport, join a club, take on a leadership role

    • Colleges want to see well-rounded students

    • Do something you love and are passionate about

  • Review the College Planning Night Presentation 

  • Search for scholarships 

  • Research potential colleges!

  • Work on your brag sheet (found under Surveys in Scoir)

  • Prepare for the ACT or SAT

    • All Juniors will take the PSAT in October and the ACT in February

    • Click here for Bison ACT Roadmap ACT prep information

    • Free test prep resources available online through Khan Academy (SAT) and ACT Academy (ACT)

    • Still need additional help?  Consider a tutor or test prep program.

  • Complete Volunteer Hours for graduation!

    • 50 total hours required
    • Must be earned in two separate locations
    • Turn in a signed Project Completion Form for each service you do
    • Completing your hours this year means one less thing to do when you are a senior


Scoir (pronounced Score)

Scoir provides a variety of experiences and solutions for everyone involved in the college search, selection and application process.

 

Login to Scoir - use the login with Google option and use your Beachwood email and password

Or download the app

Using Scoir for your college research 

How to Request Letters of Recommendation via Scoir - this should be done only after you have asked your teacher and have a list of schools where you want the letter(s) sent

Inviting Parents/Guardians - invite your parents to access your Scoir account so they can offer suggestions and view college financial calculators

Scoir Student Guides - answers to questions about how to use Scoir

 

College Application Info using Scoir:

Scoir Guide to Completing the Recommenders Section of the Common Application

Instructions for Completing the Coalition Application with Scoir