College Counseling

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 and 2018 which 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).



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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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.  Since 2011, CCS students have earned 288 college credit hours while still in high school.  For the coming year, 15 CCS students are enrolled to earn 80 college credit hours total in the Fall semester alone.

PACE Classes taken by the CCS Class of 2017 include:  Calculus, Probability and Statistics, General Psychology, Public Speaking, Spanish, French, Computer Applications, and Art History.  

For more information on the PACE Program and its advantages, please visit: