IMPORTANT SENIOR INFORMATION
Seniors - Congratulations! You've finally made it to the end of your high school career, and the light of graduation is visible at the end of the tunnel. This webpage is designed to give you the information and resources you need as you plan for your life after Rock Bridge.
2021 Senior Parent Meeting - Financial Aid
On Thursday, Oct. 21st, the RBHS Counseling Office hosted a financial aid information presentation for Senior families. If you were unable to attend the meeting, you can find a copy of the presentation below:
This guide provides all of the information you need for the post-secondary planning process, including information on:
- Post-Secondary options
- Finding the best fit
- The application and admissions process
- Standardized testing
- Financial Aid
- and more!
APPLYING TO COLLEGEFinding Your Fit - How to determine which schools are right for you!How to Request Your FINAL Transcript in SCOIR (at the end of your senior year)Letters of recommendation are a common requirement for many college admissions and scholarship applications. Need help determining which teachers to ask for a recommendation? Want to know how to approach potential recommenders or what information to provide the teachers who you are asking for letters? This document will provide you with the answer to all those questions and more!According to the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC), college essays are the fourth in importance behind grades, test scores, and the rigor of completed coursework in many admissions office decisions. Don’t waste this powerful opportunity to share your voice and express who you are to colleges. The College Essay Writing Tips and examples (below) will help you in writing your college essay. If you have additional questions, see your School Counselor (https://www.cpsk12.org/domain/5388).
FUNDING YOUR EDUCATION
Financial Aid is awarded on a first come, first served basis, so you will want to complete your FAFSA as soon as possible after Oct. 1st! Visit https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa to complete the FAFSA Form.An FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems (including the FAFSA) and can serve as your legal signature.Create your FSA ID at: https://fsaid.ed.gov/