Counselor's Corner

  •   Mission & Vision  

    Our Mission is to expose our students to the various opportunities that are available to them upon graduation; and further to encourage and assist them in make career and educational choices that will lead to a successful future.

    Our Vision is to reduce the barriers to higher education and ensure that all students are empowered to pursue their career and educational goals.


     AP Exam Meetings, Registration and Payments 

    AP Exam Online Registration and Exam Deposit:

    • REL - - AP exam online registration and deposits* - - Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8 (Location TBD)
    • JT - - AP exam online registration and deposits* - - Thursday, February 9 and Friday, February 10 (Location TBD)

    *A $15 deposit for each exam to be taken must be made no later than Friday, February 10, 2017. 

    Final AP Exam Payments:

    • Payment in full for all AP exams to be taken must be made no later than Friday, March 3, 2017.


    FAFSA is now open!

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid for students entering college in the fall of 2017 is available NOW! Filling it out is the first step in accessing the largest source of federal, state and college financial aid. It is important for EVERY senior to fill out a FAFSA in order to take advantage of all need and merit based financial aid available.  Get more information about the FAFSA here. 


    Join College & Career Remind! 


    You will receive C & C reminders and updates regarding scholarships, testing dates, deadlines, career fairs, etc. Sign up today! To receive messages via text:


    John Tyler: text @mcummi to 81010. You can opt-out of messages at anytime by replying, "unsubscribe @mcummi'"


    Introducing Micro-Scholarships!! allows high school students to earn scholarships from colleges for their achievements in and out of the classroom. Starting in 9th grade, students can be eligible to start earning scholarships for their achievements like good grades, perfect attendance, leadership roles, participation in sports & clubs, community service, test scores, and more! Click on to find out more!



    ACT & SAT Online Study Programs- FREE!!


    These resources are available to all TISD high school students!  If you are a senior and you haven't taken your entrance exam yet, or need to take it again, jump in TODAY and make the most of these resources!  If you are a junior, you will need to take your SAT and/or ACT this Spring, so log in and get started now!


    Career Cruising- Method Test Prep for SAT and ACT
    User name: tisd-ID #
    Password: Birthdate - (mmddyyyy)
    Click on My Plan
    Scroll down left side and go to Method Test Prep for ACT and SAT


    Khan Academy




     Account Login: Tyler
     Plato Username: Student ID#
     Password: 6 digit birthdate (ex: mmddyy)



    Study Island
     Username: Student TISD email address (ex:
     Password: 6 digit birthdate (ex: mmddyy)