College Application General Information for Class of 2017:

There are 250 students in the Class of 2017 as of September, 2016

TMHS School CEEB Code is 222130

TMHS address is 320 Pleasant St, Tewksbury, MA 01876

TMHS does not use Class Rank, but you can ask your counselor or Mrs. Whitehouse for what percentage of the class you fall in (i.e. top 10%, top 25%, lower 50%, etc.).


* ONLINE College Planning Guide


Common App

Go to this link, to view a slide show that will give you helpful tips when filling out the Common App!


Test Optional Schools

Check out the list as of Sept 2016


College Corner

Don’t forget to check out the College Corner section of this website for the latest news from colleges as well as some school specific scholarship opportunities.


* Outside College Visits / Military Duties

Students are encouraged to visit colleges and perform military-related duties during non-school hours, but we understand that this is not always possible.  Any senior wishing to have the designation of ‘school business’ (SB) on their daily attendance when meeting with a college representative outside of TMHS during school hours MUST complete the form found in the Guidance office at least 3 days prior to the visit.  You will also be asked to provide documentation prior to and after the visit.

These forms are to be used when meeting with an individual.  They are not to be used for school tours.



Make sure your Naviance Account is updated and active.   College applications will be done online through Naviance whenever possible.


 *General Scholarships now available on the Scholarship Page !!

Stop by the Career Center to get the latest list of available scholarships or  go to the NEW Scholarship page.


* School-Specific Scholarships  (Note: these are from 2016)

Rivier Adams Achievement Scholarship

Rivier University will award scholarships in the amount of $2000 to first-time students entering in the fall of 2016 who have been awarded the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship. This is a one-time only award to honor and acknowledge the hard work and achievement of students in Massachusetts.

To apply, students will need to submit an electronic copy of their scholarship letter to by February 1, 2016.  Students will also be required to submit the FAFSA with a priority deadline of March 1, 2016.

Any questions can be directed to Valerie Leclair at (603) 897-8507


Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College is pleased to offer the following Incoming Freshman Scholarship Opportunities to area high school seniors who plan to attend NECC in the Fall of 2016.

NECC Presidential Scholar Program (Nomination Process – Teacher or Guidance Staff)

– Deadline April 4, 2016

NECC Incoming Freshman Scholarships (Student Apply-to Opportunity)

– Deadline May 1, 2016

Students are eligible to apply and be nominated for one or all of the opportunities that they may qualify for.

All applications are available on our website.

Please contact Lindsay Graham at 978-556-3629 or for additional information.


University of Maine

UMaine has launched a new scholarship program!  Students from our area are eligible for UMaine Flagship Match Award.  This award is a competitive scholarship program that guarantees academically qualified, first-year students from Massachusetts to pay the same tuition and fee rate as the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Please go to the U Maine website for details.



Please check the Guidance home page to find dates of visits by College representatives.   You must pre-register with Mrs. Whitehouse and get permission from your teacher if you wish to meet with a rep.