•  Cecilia Phillips, Counselor

     Cecilia Phillips, Counselor
      G.W. Carver High School
      3900 24th Street North
      Birmingham, AL 35207
    Main Office: (205)231-3900
    Desk:  (205)231-3497
    Remote:  (205)558-6449
    Fax:  (205)231-0201
    Remote Contact: (205)558-6449
    (Calls only, No Texts Accepted)
    Email: cphillips@bhm.k12.al.us
    If I can't fix it, change it, or do anything about it, I don't worry, I just pray!

    To All 10th Graders Last Names J-R and 11th Grade Students: 


    • All work assignments from teachers should be completed and submitted.
    • Teachers may have deadlines, so read carefully. 
    • Double check your work before submitting.  You want to make the best grade possible!
    • Imagine Learning, Night School and Summer School, will be used for making up failures. 
    • Communicate with your teachers!  They are not mind readers! Tell them if there is an issue!
    • Feel free to contact your Counselor!

    College Research Info:

    1.  Pick 5 colleges you may want to attend after completing high school.
    2.  Start a binder with the entry requirements such as: GPA, ACT or SAT, Keep this binder handy!
    3.  Do these colleges offer what you need to get you to your desired career?
    4.  Look at the college website to be sure your major course of study is there. 
    5.  If available, look at the syllabus or major program requirements.
    6.  Jot down the tuition, room and board (if you are interested in living on campus).
    7.  Jot down other fees to determine your overall cost for attending the college for at least 4 years.
    8.  Write an essay explaining why you deserve or need a scholarship.
    9.  Start working on your FAFSA !!  You can enter all the information and click save.  


    •  Start a conversation with your parent/guardian about going to college.
    •  What are your plans after high school?
    •  Ask your parent/guardian this bold question:  At what age do you expect me to move out?  
    •  Ask yourself: Am I preparing myself for my near future?
    •  Am I doing my best in class on EACH assignment or test?