College Corner

Parents of Class of 2022 – congratulations! The Lamar College Advisory team of Mr. Burroughs, College Access Coordinator and Mr. Smith, College and Career Advisor are eager and excited to work with you and your student throughout the school year as you start drafting and finalizing post-secondary plans. We will communicate in various means to provide you weekly “helpful” information in the college process. Virtual workshops are hosted on TEAMS, every other Tuesday, 4:15-5pm [next 14 Sep].

HOW TO FIND US: The College Corner is on the second floor of the new building right by the elevator. To reach Mr. Smith you can email and to reach Mr. Burroughs you can email You can also book one-on-one time with us here. We also have a College Corner Google Drive with loads of information and helpful resources. Please check here first if you have general questions because the answer is probably there!

PREPPING FOR COLLEGE APPS. Many college applications are now open, and you can start applying! For schools within Texas, we recommend using the Apply Texas system ( The apply Texas platform changed – PLEASE ensure the student correctly logs into “go”applytexas. We have had numerous students who had to start a completely new applications as they had used the old link. For out of state schools, we recommend using Common App ( TIP: When building your college list, it's good to have a good mix of safety, match and reach schools.

If you are stumped on building a college list, don't worry! Here are some resources that can help:

If you aren't sure what you want to major in, don't worry! Here is an awesome resource to help navigate that:,%20TX&radius=