College Goal Sunday will be held in February (date to be determined) from 2pm-4pm to help families complete the FAFSA – the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the first step in the post-secondary financial aid process. Attending College Goal Sunday is free! At Washburn University! Go towww.collegegoal.org/where.htm to register. Be sure to apply for a FAFSA PIN prior to attending. BOTH parents and prospective students need their own PIN numbers.
WANT TO VOLUNTEER IN THE NURSING FIELD? access: stormontvail.org/become-a-volunteer
Students: You may now request to have your transcript sent to any college by CONTACTING YOUR FRIENDLY LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR! This is a free service!
APPLY TO ALL 4 Year colleges by Nov. 1. DEADLINE!!! Apply so you are in line for scholarship money!
.DO you want to improve your score on the ACT even more? Want someone who can tutor you in just the right subject? Contact Mrs. Workman for the source. It means driving to Manhattan and paying $15-20 per 1 1/2 hour, but well worth it! Increases your chance GREATLY to improve your score!
GREAT RESOURCE FOR ACT students:
THE REAL ACT PREP GUIDE- $21.97 on Amazon.com (One copy is available for check out in the WHS library)
* Register with the selective service @ www.sss.gov All 18 year old males are required by law to register. If you fail to register, you cannot qualify for federal student grants or loans for college. 2 minutes to register online. Males can enroll online when they are 17 yrs. and 3 months old. A good thing to do so that all financial aid is given if going to college.
- Students will not be allowed to take Junior day the week prior to finals week, if they are having to take the finals.
- Students are able to take 1 day as a Junior Day to visit a college of their choice; Seniors are able to take 2 Senior Days to visit colleges of their choice.
- Prepare for the FAFSA by logging into: www.fafsa.ed.gov and start filling out your tax information now. You can come back and update it after your taxes are done but this allows for early submission and you can meet college deadlines. Remember to write down your username and pin; you will use it for the length of your college career. See also the FAFSA page on this website.