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School Counseling

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Counseling Department

Welcome to the School Counseling Homepage!
Here you will find resources ranging from class registration to preparing for college.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give a call or send an email.
I can be reached at 320-732-2194 ext. 1018 or jyoung@lpge.k12.mn.us

Mr. Young

Mental Health Response

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health concerns, know that there is hope and help during this time.
Resources are available for both immediate help and long term. Links to resources are available below. Also, please email me with any questions or concerns at jyoung@lpge.k12.mn.us.

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org or 1-800-273-8255

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Long Prairie Area Community Counseling Services
Lifesteps Counseling 320-732-3344
Patti Venekamp Counseling 320-732-7111
Northern Pines Mental Health  320-732-6602
Lending Hands Community Services  320-630-9498

Minnesota’s Virtual College Exploration starts next week. Students and families can choose from 200 sessions involving 350 colleges from across the country. In these sessions, they can learn about colleges, the application process, and financial aid from the comfort and safety of their homes. 

Registration is open for Minnesota’s Virtual College Exploration which will take place from September 28th to October 14th. Students, parents and counselors are welcome to participate for free. Register at www.mn-acac.org

Minnesota State Week
 and the FREE application week at www.MinnState.edu/MinnS

The Bridge’s Career Depot is a one-stop shop for exploring careers. Use the links at the right to walk you through the steps of discovering what career is right for you, how to find your first job, or to learn more about area businesses.


We all have strengths, abilities, and skills that match well with specific career options. The Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS) is a tool that you can use to gain knowledge on military services, college and careers. The link is posted below. Take a moment to check it out. (All students 8 - 12 have a login/password).

Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS)
The Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS) is an Internet-based system that combines a wealth of career, educational and labor market information into one comprehensive, easy-to-use exploration tool. With MCIS, students and clients can:

  • Learn about over 520 occupations
  • Develop a personal portfolio
  • Research colleges, universities, and career schools
  • Find scholarships and financial aid
  • Improve job search skills and create a resume

Accuplacer Test Prep

Students who newly qualify to enroll in College-in-the-School classes will be completing a Central Lakes College application and taking the Accuplacer Test as part of the process to enroll in college level classes for the 2018-19 school year. To help prepare for the Accuplacer Test, students can head to CLC's website for test prep materials. If you have any questions, see Mr. Young.

Advanced Algebra and Functions
Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics

Placement Scores

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Central Lakes College
Central Lakes College is the college that Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School partners with to offer our College in the Schools classes. Visit their site for more information about this great state college.

Transferology Logo Home Link

This site gives you the opportunity to see how your college credits will transfer to the college you will be attending after Long Prairie-Grey Eagle. Colleges and Universities need to be members for you to be able to use the site. There are many MN Colleges and Universities that are currently members.

Visit this site to get valuable resources and information on how to plan and pay for college!

Get Set for College - ACT
guide to help you in the process of choosing a college. You will find a year to year timeline, a checklist of questions to ask while on college visits, and other valuable ideas to help you decide what college to attend.

Midwest Student Exchange Program
An easy way to save money on out-of-state tuition costs.

Minnesota Girls State Program

Minnesota Boys State Program