Getting ready for college


Financial Aid

FAFSA

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa#deadlines

https://www.fastweb.com/financial-aid/articles/fafsa-checklist


Pell Grant

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/pell

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/fseog


TEACH Grant

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/teach


Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/finding-scholarships


Work-Study

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/work-study


Updated ACT Testing information-

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act-educator/the-act-test.html#order-reg-materials

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation/math-practice-test-questions.html?page=0&chapter=0

Letters of Recommendation

https://www.ivywise.com/ivywise-knowledgebase/newsletter/article/the-truth-about-recommendation-letters/

https://blog.prepscholar.com/4-amazing-recommendation-letter-samples

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/your-high-school-record/how-to-get-a-great-letter-of-recommendation



College Admissions Process

https://blog.collegevine.com/breaking-down-the-college-admissions-process-your-5-part-guide/


Exploring Potential Careers- What You Need to Know Before Picking a Major

https://blog.collegeboard.org/the-ultimate-guide-to-choosing-a-major

https://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/professors-guide/2009/12/16/10-questions-to-ask-before-picking-a-major


Planning Your College Visit

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/find-colleges/campus-visit-guide

https://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/slideshows/10-tips-for-an-effective-college-visit?slide=4

Preparing for Your College Application Essays

https://www.collegeessayguy.com/blog/college-essay-tips

https://blog.prepscholar.com/how-to-write-a-college-essay


College and University Applications

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/applying-101/college-application-checklist

https://www.commonapp.org/


Preparing for Higher Education in High School

https://professionals.collegeboard.org/guidance/prepare

https://professionals.collegeboard.org/k-12

https://www.petersons.com/blog/10th-grade-college-planning-timeline/

https://www.petersons.com/blog/11th-grade-college-planning-timeline/

https://www.petersons.com/blog/12th-grade-college-planning-timeline/