College & Career Specialist

Mrs. Kristine Hensley
Email Address: khensley@pasco.k12.fl.us

Mission & Role

College-Career Specialists plan and implement a comprehensive career development program designed to assist all students, parents and staff in Pasco County High Schools.
College-Career Specialists provide individual and group advisement to assist students in the career and academic exploration and career decision-making process.

CLASS OF 2021 Future Plans

Click here to see the plans after graduation for the Class of 2021

Navigating Your Financial Future

Click here to learn about various Financial Aid opportunities: 2021-22 NyFF Financial Aid Quick Reference (1)

 

 

Enjoy this financial aid overview presentation: Financial_Aid_Overview 20-21

Click here for Bright Futures Initial Eligibility 2020-2021 information.

College 101 Information

This LINK will take you to the information page and allow you to download and print the flyer.  This is great information to help you plan for college. 

 

 College

Grade Level Timeline Considerations Seniors

Check List

BigFuture-College-Planning

Class of 2021 Canvas Page

Juniors Class of 2022 Canvas Page
Sophomores Class of 2023 Canvas Page
Freshman Internal Link
ACT College Admissions Requirement https://www.act.org/
SAT College Admissions Requirement

https://www.collegeboard.org/

Princeton Review College & Testing Resource https://www.princetonreview.com/
Community Service College Admissions Requirement Internal Website
SUS (Profile Matrix) Annually, the State University System (SUS) Admissions Officers put together a detailed information prospective for students, parents and high school advisors.  The matrix profiles each school’s average GPA, test scores, application deadlines, honors program requirements and more. Download Matrix
Florida College System Florida State Board of Education https://www.flbog.edu/
NCAA/NAIA Collegiate Athletics Rescources NCAA
College Board – Big Future Nationally based college & career planning tool offered by College Board https://collegesearch.collegeboard.org/home
     

 Career

State & Local Florida Shines from Florida State https://www.floridashines.org/
CareerSource from Pasco/Hernando https://careersourcepascohernando.com/
Federal/National Resources Career Exploration from Bureau of Labor https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
Care One Stop from Department of Labor https://www.careeronestop.org/
College Board-Big Future External Website
Military Resources ASVAB https://www.military.com/join-armed-forces/asvab
MyCareerShines   https://mycareershines.kuder.com/landing-page

 Financial Aid

FAFSA Federal Application for Financial Aid https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
OSFA Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/SAPHome/SAPHome?url=home
General WRHS Wiregrass Ranch High School Internal Weblink
Bright Futures   https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/PDF/BFHandbookChapter1.pdf
Scholarship Bulletin   https://www.pasco.k12.fl.us/scholarship_database
Financial Aid-At-A-Glance   Download (pdf)

 Presentations

Class of 2025 Orientation: Class of 2025 Orientation

Junior/Senior Parent Night: Junior Senior_Parent_Night_Presentation