Support Today & Into the Future
The YC guidance team is focused on offering support to students and families in all aspects of their lives, helping them with their needs of today while guiding them to achieve goals for the future. Our students have big dreams and go on to do amazing things, and our approach to college and career counseling is a foundational part of our guidance center services. Ensuring students have access to the tools, resources, and expertise they need is critical to helping them set and achieve their post-high school goals.
Our school counselors know each student personally and work closely with them throughout their middle school and high school career to map out and set strategies to achieve their personal, academic, athletic, college and career goals. We also work with families and encourage open lines of communication and collaboration in support of each YC student.
Your Guidance Team
College & Career Preparation Support
On average, over 90% of YC students go on to higher education. Find out how we help students set and follow the path to achieve their goals.learn more
Finding & Securing Scholarship Opportunities
YC graduates are collectively offered an average of $10 million in college scholarships. See how we help students prepare for the scholarship application process.Get Info
Guaranteed Admission for YC Students
YC’s guaranteed admissions program includes relationships with many prestigious colleges and universities who guarantee admission to students who meet the established academic performance criteria.Learn More
Featured News & Announcements
Supporting Your Student in a Digital World
Tips and Resources to Navigate Social Media, Technology and the Web with Your Teen
Application deadline is January 31, 2024
SAT Math Prep Course
Sign-up for the SAT Math Prep Course by January 12.
College Planning Tips for High School Students Grades 9-12
Our counselors have compiled a timeline with the top tips to help take the guesswork out of college prep.
Summer hours are flexible; please adhere to the 2-week minimum request for transcripts.
This summer is an ideal time to visit schools of interest and begin the application process.
A Personalized Counseling Approach
From the time each student walks in the door until the day they walk across the stage at graduation and beyond, our team of school counselors is in their corner and by their side to help them achieve their goals. Students receive individual and small group counseling throughout their middle school and high school career in a highly personalized approach that sets the YC experience apart. From helping select classes to charting a course to integrate Advanced Placement (AP) studies, to achieving dual enrollment during their senior year, we help each student create a path to achieve their goals setting them up for success as they take the next steps into their bright future.
Student & Family Services
YC’s guidance services include programs and resources focused on supporting students in all areas during their middle school and high school career, including:
SCOIR College Planning
SCOIR is an online college planning program available to YC students in grades 10 through 12 and their families. Each student can create a profile and access a full range of college resources. From facilitating college searches to providing recommended college programs based on student interests and insights on tuition costs and financial aid options, SCOIR is a powerful resource for students advancing to higher education after graduation. Click here to login to SCOIR.
Student Assistance Program
This program offers support to students who may be facing difficulties in school and at home due to a range of difficult life experiences. For more information, please see the forms and documents page.
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Students with learning differences receive customized support through this program focused on helping them prepare for life after high school and create a path to achieve their education and career goals. To learn more about our full range of services for students with learning differences, visit our instructional support page.
York County Alliance for Learning Center Exploration
Students with interests in a wide range of specialized fields can take advantage of career exploration programs with York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL). The guidance office can offer additional information to students interested in learning more.