College Counseling

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 which has already received college acceptances and scholarship offers from Clemson University, the University of South Carolina, Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston, Colorado Christian University, Anderson University, Belmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC), Charleston Southern University, Anderson University, and Albright University (Reading, PA).


Congratulations also to Caitlyn Garris and Bailey Watts who have met the requirements for the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Early Award.

We look forward to watching these lists of college acceptances and scholarships grow!


The FAFSA form for financial aid is now open for students planning to attend college in the Fall of 2017.  The FAFSA is a free and required form for any student planning to receive scholarships and other financial aid from any institution. Get started now at

South Carolina In-State Scholarship Programs

The Palmetto Fellows, LIFE, and HOPE scholarships are available to all SC students planning to attend any college, public or private, in the state of South Carolina.  Requirements for these scholarships and state grant funds can be found at,FamiliesMilitary/PayingForCollege/FinancialAssistanceAvailable/ScholarshipsGrantsforSCResidents.aspx.


Preparation for the SAT and ACT is incorporated into high school English and Mathematics classes.  Students in 8th-11th grades take the PSAT at CCS each Fall as additional preparation for the SAT.  One of these tests is required for admission to most four-year colleges and universities.  See Mrs. Hogue for additional preparation materials.  

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ACT Schedule:

PACE Classes

Students in 10th-12th grades are eligible to take college classes for dual-credit through Horry-Georgetown Technical College.  Students will be awarded AP credit on their CCS transcript for such classes.  


PACE Classes taken by the CCS Class of 2017 include:  Calculus, Probability and Statistics, General Psychology, Public Speaking, and Art History.  For more information on the PACE Program and its advantages, please visit:


Laura Hogue

Academic Dean and Guidance Counselor

(843) 365-2005