The Advantage Academy Guidance Department

  • SchooLinks

    Florence 1 Schools introduce a new college and career-ready interface

    Students in Florence 1 Schools have a new way to track their progress in high school and lay out their college and career goals. SchooLinks is a college and career readiness platform built for the 21st Century student. With SchooLinks, students are able to explore their interests, find what colleges and careers are the best fit for them and create a personal plan for graduation and beyond. This program is available for 9th-12th grade students in all Florence 1 High Schools and their parents. All of the SchooLinks features are designed to be user-friendly and engaging, helping students prepare for college, career and life in a way that feels relevant to them. Using virtual reality, students can even take a tour of over 500 colleges and universities without leaving home.

    Using SchooLinks, high school students and parents can:

    ● Explore 2-year and 4-year colleges
    ● Learn about options for financial aid
    ● Find internship and volunteer opportunities
    ● Explore a career in a variety of military fields
    ● Create digital portfolios / resumes
    ● Communicate with counselors

    Using SchooLinks, 12th graders will be able to:

    Track college applications and request transcripts
    ● Request Letters of Recommendation

    • Find Passion & Self - Help your child better understand himself/herself by discovering his/her
      interests and passions through our series of Career Interest Inventory Surveys.
    • Explore Careers & Colleges - Guide your child to discover, learn about, and "favorite" colleges and careers based on his/her passion and personality.
    • Understand Options - Browse through our extensive college and career lists to help your child expand his/her post secondary optons by discovering possiblitlies he/she did not know before.
    • Individualized Career & Academic Plan - Help plan courses in a guided, step-by-step process, and understand all courses needed for graduation.
    • Progress Tracking - Track your child's progress while also guiding them on course plans, college applications, learning plans, and more.
    • Stay Connected - Stay up-to-date with all of your student's progress on his/her college and career readiness by communicating with his/her counselor.

    Students can login by clicking here, using your district email address and password. Then select the SchooLinks Logo to proceed.

    Parent logins will be sent in an email. If you believe that the district does not have an email address for you, please click here.

    SchooLinks Parent Information Night

    A SchooLinks Parent Information Night will be held Wednesday, October 24th from 5:30-7:30 P.M. in the Poynor Auditorium, 301 South Dargan Street, Florence, SC 29506. All parents and high school students are invited to learn more about SchooLinks.

    For more information contact Maggie Gause with Student Support Services at 843-673-1109. 

    F1S SchooLinks Parent Information Flyer 1

    F1S SchooLinks Parent Information Flyer 2