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TSI-A @ Lee College

 

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The TSI-A (Texas College Entrance Assessment) consists of 3 sections which are Writing, Reading and Math. Students will ride a bus to Lee College on two different dates to take the assessment. The assessment is free if you attend with DHS. If you test at another college on your own, it is $30 for all three sections.

You do not have to attend Lee College in order to test. This is a free testing opportunity for our students. After testing is complete, students can complete a transfer form to have their scores sent to the school of their choice.

Instructions:

  • Complete the google form to sign up to attend
    • Check one or both dates that you will attend
  • Turn in the signed permission slip to the counseling center
  • Write down the dates in your planner

Requirements:

  • Apply to Lee College in order to test @ www.applytexas.org
    • Seniors are completing this in Eco & Gov on 9/20 and 9/21. If you miss this opportunity to complete in class, please complete on your own.  www.applytexas.org select Lee College
  • Complete the Pre-Assessment Activity

 

 
 
 
 

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Campus Tours - This site provides prospective students with a visual tour of hundreds of college campuses.

Collegiate Choice Walking Tours – This website allows you to purchase student led campus tours.

Welcome To Your Future – This page offers links to college admissions offices, college search sites, links to all branches of Military services, Professional organizations that may be related to a planned college major or career as well as links to on-campus organizations.

College Source – College Source online features over 10,900 College Catalogs. This site also has information on assessment testing, careers, college applications, financial aid, college planning and much more.

Private Colleges – This site lets you find private colleges by clicking on the state you are interested in.

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Black Excel – Great Information for African American students.

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Landmark College – This College is specifically designed to help students with learning disabilities and AD/HD to gain their associate degrees and the tools necessary to advance their education to a four year school.

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CollegeNet - Here is a site that claims to find you the right college and then gives you an online application so you can apply instantly. Also has a free scholarship search program

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College Link – A very comprehensive website for the college bound student.

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Kiplinger's- 100 best college values combining great academics and affordable tuitions.

Encarta– Offers College rankings based on a variety of characteristics, i.e., quality of life, most accessible professors, etc.


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Educational Testing Services- Information on AP tests, SAT, TOEFL & GMAT, GRE.

Kaplan Testing Services- A well known commercial test prep company that has classes all over the country for the ACT, SAT, and many other tests. They also have a parent newsletter that has tips for the entire college admissions/fin aid process.

AP Central - General information about the Advance Placement Program is available from this page.

PSAT Information- The benefits for students: It will help you to start thinking about college. “Practice makes perfect”. On average, students who take the PSAT earn high scores on the SAT than those who do not since the tests have same formats, directions, sample questions, and question types. You can get your first look at how your academic skills compare with those of a national group of college-bound students. By taking the PSAT, students who meet entry requirements may enter National Merit Scholarship competitions as well as other programs that give special recognition to high-achieving students.

College Board- Register here for the SAT. This gigantic web site is full of all kinds of college planning information, including a college and scholarship search program, sample SAT and PSAT questions, how to find the right school for you, and financial aid and scholarship information. It even provides detailed information about SAT II Tests and helps you figure out, for example, which Math test you should take.

ACT- Register for the ACT, study and practice. This site also has financial aid and scholarship information as well as college search help.

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PLAN- The PLAN assessment helps 10th graders build a solid foundation for future academic and career success. The purpose of the assessment is to measure a student's progress towards readiness for college and the workplace.

EXPLORE- The purpose of the EXPLORE assessment, offered through ACT College Readiness system for students in the spring of their 8th grade year, is to diagnose the academic strengths and deficiencies of students before they enter high school.


Homework

Yahooligans– Provides students with homework help in a variety of subjects.

HighBeam eLibrary Research- Search their extensive archive of more than 32 million documents from over 2,800 sources -- a vast collection of articles from leading publications, updated daily and going back as far as 20 years. Save your searches, save articles and set up alerts to save time and increase your efficiency

Purdue's online writing Lab

The Internet Public Library

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online

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Information Please– Ask questions, initiate searches on a variety of topics. This day in History section.

Web Math- This site has over 100 instant-answer, self-help, math solvers, ready to help you get your math problem solved.

Writing Research Papers– Need some help knowing how to write a research paper…check out this web site.

EDSITEment – The best of Humanities on the Web from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

School Work Ugh!– Hundreds of links by subject area.