College Counseling

As a college preparatory school, we lead our students from 8th grade to Senior year through the maze of choices to find the right fit for higher learning.

An FCS student starts their college counseling process at the end of 8th grade by working with our counselors to determine which diploma pathway facilitates their larger goals. Students continue through their freshman and sophomore years to take the courses needed to support their interests. As a junior, they have transitioned into our college counseling program in earnest, setting expectations and goals early. Our seniors are fully equipped and supported to take ownership of their high school experience and pursuing their interests at a college level. As a result, our students are accepted into universities and colleges that are the perfect fit for their higher learning experience.

 

Watch our tips and tricks video series from College Counselor, Lindsey Dean.

Important Dates

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The Application Process

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College Visits

 

Seniors are required to attend 3 college representative meetings at FCS or in the local area. Juniors, 3 visits and Sophomores, 1 visit. Students will register for these online.

FCS’s policy related to excused absentees for college tours:

Juniors are allowed three excused college visitation days.

Seniors are allowed three excused college visitation days.

The parent(s) of any student requesting an excused absence for a college visit must email the attendance office at least 5 school days prior to the visit. An email confirmation will be returned and student will need to return the College Visit Verification Form when they next attend school. Absences for college visits will not be excused unless these instructions are followed and the student will be penalized for any missed assignments due to the unexcused absence.

If there is a need for more college visitation days, request in writing the purpose and dates and submit the request to the college counselor for approval.

 

 

If Excused Absence Falls on a…

Request is due before school begins on…

Monday

Prior Monday

Tuesday

Prior Tuesday

Wednesday

Prior Wednesday

Thursday

Prior Thursday

Friday

Prior Friday

 

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Meet Mrs.Dean

Welcome to the FCS High School Guidance and College Counseling Department. We partner with students and parents to accomplish the mission of our school with individualized student attention in the planning and maintenance of their four years in high school.


As a comprehensive school, we aim to help your student discover their God-given potential and to create a safe environment for them to explore their passions. At Fellowship Christian School, we believe that students are better served when the counseling process is integrated throughout their years at our school. By encouraging a student to seek out their strengths and providing a rich soil for them to grow within, our students are better prepared for the inevitable college admissions process.


Regular communication between student, parents and the counseling team all will significantly increase the chances of making a proper decisions, both for college and in life. We look forward to working with you throughout these amazing transitions in your student's life.

lindsey.dean@fcspaladins.org

Meet Ms. Mason

Undergraduate Degree:

Bachelor of Social Work, University of Georgia

Church Home:

Passion City Church Cumberland

Favorite Bible Verse:

Isaiah 43:2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, flames will not consume you.

What do you enjoy most about working in Education?

I enjoy the opportunity to walk with students through such a pivotal moment in their lives. I find it incredibly rewarding to be used by God to encourage, lead, connect, and teach young adults as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives.

 

FCS GRADUATES ARE PREPARED TO BE LEADERS.

Our graduates are confident. They are prepared to go into the world with kindness and creativity. After being surrounded by a caring community while held to a challenging standard, it's no wonder that 100% of FCS students receive an acceptance to college.

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Greetings from Fellowship Christian School! We are grateful for your interest in our students and our school and look forward to hosting you in the fall.