College Planning

Just getting started or midway through? Follow these steps:
  1. Fill out the College Search Form.
  2. Fill out the Brag Sheet. (Click File > Download to open in Word).
  3. Get your resume in tip-top shape. For a sample, click here.
  4. Visit the websites and links listed below for more information regarding testing, searching for colleges, scholarships/financial aid info and more.
  5. Interested in applying for scholarships? View our Scholarship packet below.
  6. Check in regularly with your guidance counselor, who will help you with all aspects of your college planning process.
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2018-2019 Scholarship Booklet.doc
Scholarship details and deadlines (note the deadlines are based on 2017-2018 deadlines and some are subject to change) 93k
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ACT Website

Jan 4, 2017, 6:31 AM Danielle Bishop
Article on Senioritis.pdf
How not to get trapped by senioritis! 64k Jan 4, 2017, 7:37 AM Danielle Bishop
College Board by Season.pdf
These guidelines are provided by the College Board as to what seniors can do by season to apply for colleges. 213k Jan 4, 2017, 7:35 AM Danielle Bishop
College Board Website
This site can help walk students through the college process from taking the SAT's, to applying to a college, to finding scholarships and financial aid.
Jan 4, 2017, 6:34 AM Danielle Bishop
College Interview.pdf
Questions that college interviewers may ask with helpful hints on how to form successful answers. 66k Jan 4, 2017, 7:03 AM Danielle Bishop
College Planning Tips for Juniors.tif
If you are an 11th grader, this article offers some great tips for college planning during junior year. 100k Jan 4, 2017, 6:59 AM Danielle Bishop
Dispelling the Myths about the SAT and College Admissions.pdf
Find answers to many of the common SAT and college admission myths. 8k Jan 4, 2017, 7:23 AM Danielle Bishop
FAFSA Website
Complete the Free Application for Federal and Student Aid online.
Jan 4, 2017, 6:44 AM Danielle Bishop
Federal Student Aid Information

Jan 4, 2017, 7:06 AM Danielle Bishop
How to Apply to College Online.pdf
Information regarding how to apply to college via the Internet 41k Jan 4, 2017, 7:08 AM Danielle Bishop
How To Choose a College That's right for you.pdf
An article on making the decision as to which college is best for you. 102k Jan 4, 2017, 7:10 AM Danielle Bishop
How to Select Your Courses.pdf
Creating a solid academic portfolio starts with this article! 67k Jan 4, 2017, 7:12 AM Danielle Bishop
My Future
Career information, resume, cover letter and interview help.
Jan 4, 2017, 7:13 AM Danielle Bishop
My Next Move
Research careers. Free interest inventory!
Jan 4, 2017, 7:18 AM Danielle Bishop
NCAA Website
Learn about eligibility and recruiting. Register for the NCAA clearinghouse.
Jan 4, 2017, 7:19 AM Danielle Bishop
Number 2 Website
View's online test preparation courses are totally free! By creating an account you can access a customized course that includes user-friendly tutorials, practice sessions that dynamically adapt to each student's ability level, a vocabulary builder, and more.
Jan 4, 2017, 6:55 AM Danielle Bishop
Plan Your High School Course Selections.pdf
Another article explaining what colleges look for in terms of courses taken in high school. 72k Jan 4, 2017, 7:17 AM Danielle Bishop
Princeton Review
Do a college search, learn about the SAT, research colleges, career information.
Jan 4, 2017, 6:53 AM Danielle Bishop
SAT, ACT, Both or Neither.pdf
Not sure which test you should take? Click here for help with that decision. 71k Jan 4, 2017, 7:21 AM Danielle Bishop
SAT vs. ACT.pdf
Information comparing the SAT and ACT tests. 70k Jan 4, 2017, 7:24 AM Danielle Bishop
Sports at College.pdf

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Test Taking Article.pdf
Parents, this is a helpful article regarding improving your child's test-taking skills. 74k Jan 4, 2017, 7:40 AM Danielle Bishop
The Bureau

Jan 4, 2017, 6:32 AM Danielle Bishop
The Common Application
Starting in August of senior year, a student can create an account in order to complete one application that can be used for thousands of different colleges.
Jan 4, 2017, 6:57 AM Danielle Bishop
VSAC Website
VSAC manages student loans and provides extensive resources through their website. At this site, you can calculate expected family contributions, and do college and career planning.
Feb 27, 2017, 7:23 AM Danielle Bishop