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Counselor's Corner

Welcome to the Counselor’s Corner. My name is Karen Patterson, and I have been working for Benton County Schools for the past 3 years.  On this page you will find valuable resources that will help you become College and Career Ready.  I look forward to working with you to obtain your goals in the future.  I can be reached via email at kpatterson@benton.k12.ms.us or via telephone 662-224-3108 or 662-224-3628.

 

 

 

Important Websites:

 

ACT

www.act.org

 

FAFSA

 

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

 

JobScout

 

https://www.nsparc.msstate.edu/job-scout/

 

Get2College - Southaven

 

https://get2college.org/north-ms-center/

 

Scholarships

 

https://www.mdek12.org/CTE/OCCSS/Scholarships

 

Mississippi College Directory

 

https://www.mdek12.org/CTE/OCCSS/CollegeDirectory

 

Career & Technical Education is as important as a traditional 4 year degree. Career & Techcnial Education provdies students with valuable skills to start their career, they are more likely to graduate, they develop employablity skills, and achieve in other subjects.  
 
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Thinking about joining the Military??? Below are links to websites for information and websites that will help you prepare for the ASVAB.  Please stop by and talk with me if you should have further questions. 
 
AIR FORCE
 
 
ARMY                                                        
 
 
COAST GUARD
 
 
 
MARINES
 
 
NATIONAL GUARD
 
 
NAVY
 
 
 
 
March2Success website
 
 
College Websites:
 
Northeast MS Community College
 
Northwest MS Community College
 
Itwambama Community College
 
Alcorn State University
 
Jackson State University
 
Mississippi State University
 
University of Mississippi
 
Mississippi University for Women