Getting Ready for College: Things to Do NOW



Great opportunities for our students...

Sophomores!!!
It is time to think about HOBY and the incredible leadership opportunities that HOBY can provide.

Seniors!!
We'll be having a Finding Funds for School gathering
on WEdnesday, November 6 at 6 p.m.

Time to fill out the FAFSA for free financial aid.
Reach Higher Montana has A Parent's Guide to FAFSA on their website (reachhighermontana.org).
It's a fantastic website for all types of student information.
Check it out!
Another informative site is montanacolleges.com
This site has worthwhile information about every Montana school. 

Montana National Guard (Zach Malinak) is here at noon,
the fourth Monday of each month.

The Air National Guard will be here at noon, October 14.




  






ACT Scores and the Future

More info at
actstudent.org

FREE Test Prep at
act.org/academy


Register online at actstudent.org
Test Fees: ACT $50.50
ACT with writing $67.00
If you cannot afford the test fee, ask your counselor about a fee waiver.



Seniors who are not pleased with their ACT scores might want to consider retaking the ACT test. Average composite score is 21 on a scale from 1 to 36. Universities use the ACT as a placement test for writing and math classes. Go to act.org for cost, registration and test dates and locations. Students receive higher scores if they take the time to take some free ACT prep tests.
I do have copies of every student's ACT test results.
Check Out the FREE Practice Tests
act.org/academy
 March2success.com
4tests.com
ACT Kaplan Online Prep Live
(A variety of tests on this site, some cost money, but there is a free test section)


Let these websites help make the college journey simpler!  
1. reachhighermontana.org
2. mus.edu
3. Homeworkmt.org
4. nextstepu.com
5. mtcis.intocareers.org
6. finaid.org
7. careerandcolleges.com
8. actstudent.org
9. collegeboard.com
10. eligibilitycenter org

 

 

 

 Planning for College?
 

College To Do List:

                *Research schools and other post high school options

                *Identify deadlines

                *Submit applications, scholarships & complete the FAFSA

                *Maintain grades

                *Make final decisions

Are You Even Ready for College?? (Maybe you should wait a year...?)

 Ask yourself…

                                *Is higher education important to me and my family?

                                *What resources do I have?

                                *What barriers do I see?

                                *How are my organizational skills?

                                *How are my communication skills?

                                *Do I know how to ask for help?

                                *How do I deal with disappointment, fear and lack of motivation?

                                *How do I deal with stress?

                                *Do I self-sabotage?

                                *Am I accountable?

                                *Do I know enough about money?

 
 
 
           
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