Admission & Financial Aid

Juniors

Why College

  • A high school degree is not enough for most jobs
  • More education =
    • More money
    • A better chance you will always have a job
    • Opportunities to meet new people
    • An added satisfying career experience

How to get ready

  • Take pre-college entrance tests: Take the PSAT or ACT Plan in the fall if you did not take it as a sophomore. The examines will help prepare you for the SAT or ACT.
  • Tak about college: Attend college fairs and talk with college admission representatives.
  • Explore your interests: Make a check list of what you want in a college (private or public; large or small; city or suburb; majors; student organizations; etc).
  • Research: Scholarship opportunities at FastWeb and Scholarship America
  • Visit colleges: Schedule campus visits to schools that interest you. The best time to visit a college is during the school year when classes are in session. 
  • Take college entrance tests: Take the SAT or ACT, whichever is required by the colleges you are considering.