Post-Secondary Planning Resources
COLLEGE PLANNING CHECKLISTS:COLLEGE COMPARISON WORKSHEETS:College Comparison Charts are an easy way to organize your college research! Below are a couple examples of comparison charts that you can use as you research colleges of interest.
- National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) College Comparison Online Worksheet
- Printable College Comparison Worksheet
Online Resources for Post-Secondary Research:Missouri Connections - http://www.missouriconnections.orgYou Visit: Virtual College Tours - http://www.youvisit.com/educationCollege Week Live - https://www.collegeweeklive.com/Cappex - https://www.cappex.com/Fastweb - http://www.fastweb.com/college-searchBig Future - https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-searchMissouri Dept. of Higher Ed - http://collegesearch.mo.gov/MDHE The Source - A guide for Missouri students about planning and paying for college, including information about federal and state grants, scholarships, loans, and assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.College Raptor - https://www.collegeraptor.com/ Free college matching platform that helps student discover colleges based on academic, cultural, and financial fit. Estimates the scholarship offers they’ll receive from any college in the country.College Raptor Starting Your College Search Videos - https://www.collegeraptor.com/college-guide/financial-aid/college-raptor-guide-to-finding-the-right-college-video-course/ Short video series that covers the basics of college fit, choosing a major, financial aid, admissions, and more.Overgrad.com - https://overgrad.com/ Research post-secondary options, set goals, track progress, and find support – all in one place.Beauty Schools Directory - http://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/faq/
College and Career Planning ResourcesThis document provides information on college characteristics for students to consider when researching schools of interest as well as a list of things to see when on a campus visit.Not sure what questions to ask when you meet with a college admissions rep? Check out this list of helpful questions to get you started!Visiting a college campus helps you get a sense of what a college — and life at that college — is like. This can help you decide whether the college is right for you. When planning your campus visits, make sure to allow time to explore each college. While you’re there, talk to as many people as possible. These can include college admission staff, professors and students. Below are some other things you can do while visiting. Note that some activities, such as meeting with an admission officer or staying overnight in a dorm, might need to be set up in advance.Features: College Checklists, Application Station, College Essay Lab, College Profiles, Cost of College Calculator and much more!Shmoop is here to give you the real scoop on tons of careers. We’ll inspire you, excite you, and inform you about changing trends in the industry. We’ll help you find your path, prepare you for it, and make sure that you’re ready to rock and roll your way to success.
Counseling Presentations by Grade Level
On Thursday, Sept. 21st counselors presented information on the college admissions process, scholarships and financial aid, and admissions testing. If you were unable to attend, you can view the presentation by clicking on the link above.
Paying for College - Online Resources
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• Save your profile and edit as neededProvides information on Scholarships, Loans, FAFSA, as well has handy calculators and resources for budgeting, calculating Loan DebtMDHE The SourceA comprehensive guide designed to serve as the premier go-to resource for students in search of federal and state grants, scholarships, loans, and assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Financial Assistance.