College and Career Planning



    The GCPS school district has purchased a new program for College and Career exploration called Naviance. Seniors applying to colleges through Common App will need to match their Common App account and their Naviance account. These following documents allow students who are applying for Early Action to begin their Common App, if they choose to do so. More details are forthcoming in September.

      1. Complete a Brag Sheet
      2. Ask your teacher if they would be willing to write a letter on your behalf.
      3. Submit your request in Naviance 
    • Requesting Transcripts
      1. Pay the transcript fee in MyPaymentsPlus ($5 per transcript).
      2. Follow the directions for requesting your transcript in Naviance.

    Find the entire Naviance Senior Lesson here.


More Colleges Visiting BHS

  • Meet with college representatives at Brookwood during the school day. Find the schedule here.


  • Find a current and comprehensive scholarship list here.

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HOPE/Zell Miller

  • Students can find out their preliminary HOPE GPA to see if they will qualify for the HOPE or Zell Miller scholarship through their GAfutures account. Students can create an account here.

    More information, including eligibility requirements, can be found here.


  • The FAFSA is the application for need-based financial aid. It opens on October 1st for current seniors. 

  • Need a counselor recommendation?

    Complete Student and Parent Brag Sheets (linked below) to request one from your assigned counselor.

    Note: Your counselor needs 2 weeks (10 school days) to complete a letter of recommendation. Plan accordingly.

  • Ms. Medlin (A-Co)

    Student                                                   Parent        

  • Mrs. Carr (Cp-Ht)

    Student                                   Parent

  • Ms. Robertson (Hu-Me)

    Student                                 Parent                                                   

  • Ms. Linderman (Mf-Sa)

     Student                                                               Parent  

  • Mr. Blair (Sb-Z)

    Student                                                                                            Parent

  • Dr. Dehnke (College/Career Counselor)-Check with your assigned counselor and Dr. Dehnke before completing this link.


  • You can also submit hard copies of student and parent brag sheets to your counselor in A1 (Counseling Office).

    If you need a teacher recommendation, please complete this brag sheet and return it to your teacher.​

Pathway to College Virtual Series

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    Visit this link to register for the series:
    SEPT 27: The College Admissions Process
    OCT 4: Which College is Right for You?
    OCT 11: How to Pay for College

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Application Fee Waiver

  • (Download HERE):
    1. For Seniors who are approved by GCPS for the Free/Reduced Meal Program, submit this request to colleges to request the application fee be waived.
    2. Read and follow the directions on page 2 of the form.
    3. Bring your completed form to A1 (Counseling) so that school personnel can verify your free/reduced lunch status.
    4. Contact the college admissions office to see how you need to submit the form to them in order for your application fee to be waived.
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