Helpful Resources & Links
The College Counseling Office strives to work closely with students and families throughout the college search/admission process and to provide them with relevant resources to be used throughout their college search. We hope that you find the information provided here to be useful.
- APPLICATION RESOURCES
- STANDARDIZED TESTING & TEST PREP RESOURCES
- FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES
- ATHLETICS RESOURCES
The ApplyTexas application is used by all TVS students who plan to apply to public colleges and universities in the State of Texas.
The Coalition application is a new application platform as of 2016 available for students to apply to a select number of selective public and private universities in the United States.
The College Board website is an excellent college search tool. It is the oversight agency for many tests and services connected with the college admission process, including the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, CSS Financial Aid Profile and AP Exams.
A standardized college admission exam that includes four curriculum-based tests in English, math, reading and science. Each test is scored on a scale of 1 (low) to 36 (high), and the four tests are averaged to provide a composite score. Trinity Valley School students need to take the ACT Plus Writing.
Online form that determines eligibility for Federal Student aid-grants, college work study jobs and loans. The FAFSA should be completed after October 1 of the senior year. There is no fee to submit this form.
The CSS PROFILE is an online financial aid form that is typically required by private colleges and universities to determine eligibility for institutional grant aid. The CSS PROFILE should be completed after October 1 of the senior year. There is a cost to submit this form.
Registering online with both the NCAA Eligibility Center and the NAIA is the avenue by which eligibility for participation in collegiate athletics is determined. Student athletes are encouraged to register with both associations at the end of one’s junior year. All prospective student-athletes intending to enroll in an NCAA Division I or II institution must complete the NCAA Amateurism Certification questionnaire.