The Road to College

The Road to College
Posted on 11/04/2019
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BCSD 2019 College Board Parent Night

At 6:00pm on Thursday, December 5, 2019, Beaufort County School District will be hosting BCSD College Board Parent Night in the Performance Arts Center, Bluffton High School.  This program, presented by the College Board and hosted by Beaufort County Schools is for all middle and high school students and their parents who want to learn more about the college planning process and free resources to support your journey.


The Road to College with College Board as your Guide.

•             Starting your college search – questions to ask and information sources

•             Preparing for the SAT – about the PSAT, using score reports and free personalized practice resources

•             Building your academic transcript – selecting the right courses and how Advanced Placement (AP) courses fit into your plan

•             Connecting to scholarships and other postsecondary opportunities – student search services, College Board Opportunity Scholarships, and more


About the College Board

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools.


About the Presenter

Rachel McCoy joined The College Board in 2016 from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Prior to her work at NACAC, she was a school counselor in Georgia for fourteen years. Rachel graduated from Wofford College (Spartanburg, SC) where she earned a B.S. in Psychology. She also holds a M.Ed. in Educational Psychology from the University of Texas and Ed.S. from Georgia State University.