Counselor’s Corner

Here you will find lots of good information on colleges, scholarships, financial aid, graduation plans, early college credit, and much more. Click the links and explore around a bit. If you have questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact the Counseling Department at 480-461-3222.

Graduation Plans and Grade Scale

Diplomas are awarded to students who have fulfilled all graduation requirements and received their final grades. Sequoia Choice – Arizona Distance Learning offers two diploma options. Learn more.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate in four years, students must successfully complete 5-6 courses per semester. We encourage students and their parents to review our diploma information when planning for graduation and making course selections. See requirements.


ECAP stands for Education and Career Action Plan. The state of Arizona requires that every student have an Education and Career Action Plan. Learn more.

Arizona Colleges

Explore the different colleges that Arizona has to offer. Learn more.

Current Scholarships

Take a look through some of the most current scholarships available. Learn more.

Scholarship Tips and Information

Learn some tips to help you qualify for scholarships. Learn more.

Scholarship Websites

Explore some different websites that will help you find scholarships. Learn more.

Other Helpful Websites

View a list of websites that will help you prepare for college. Learn more.


The SAT and ACT are two different standardized tests that high school students ought to take before entering college. Most four-year colleges and universities require students to take either the SAT or ACT prior to admission. Learn more.

Test-Taking Tips

Explore some different tips to help prepare you for taking tests. Learn more.

Financial Aid

Receiving financial aid can sometimes be a daunting and difficult process. The following gives you a primer on the ins and outs of financial aid. Learn more.

Credit Transfers

Sequoia Choice – Arizona Distance Learning accepts credits from most other accredited secondary schools. Because Sequoia Choice is an AdvancED-accredited school, our credits are generally transferable to other institutions. Learn more.

All About Transcripts

Learn sending your high school transcripts to other schools and colleges and universities. Learn more.