Academics: Applying to College

College Checklist
Steps when applying to colleges and universities

College Bound Athlete

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Video information:

The National Junior College Athletic Association.

The National Collegiate Athletic Association.

NCAA Clearinghouse
Registration site for prospective student-athlete for Division 1 or Division II institution.

College & Career Planning

Advanced Placement Credit
Find colleges and universities that offer credit for AP scores.  

Common Application
An online college application used by almost 700 colleges and universities.  Fill out one application for any of these colleges. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Features hundreds of occupations.  Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade. 

Bureau of Labor Statistics
U. S. Department of Labor Site. Extensive links to occupations and their outlook. 

Career Cruising
Students can save and view their results from the Career Matchmaker interest inventory.

Chronicle of Higher Education
How much will I actually pay for my degree?  Will I make enough to repay my debt?  A great
tool to compare colleges.

Makes finding the perfect college easy.  Talk with college representatives online or take a virtual tour of the campus.  An online college fair.

Open Education Database
A comprehensive online education directory which offers up-to-date, detailed program information from accreditted online colleges from well known universities.

Affordable Colleges Foundation
Recently published information on Not-For-Profit universities and colleges in Kentucky
that offer online college programs, sorted by affordability.  Included are scholarship
and financial aid options.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Best Scholarship Search Platforms

BigFuture by CollegeBoard

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Free scholarship matching service. 

Guaranteed Scholarships
Listing of merit scholarship opportunities.  

Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship. 

Links to local, state and national scholarships.

Types of financial aid.

Scholarships Available in the Guidance office.
Contact Rita S. Koontz, Academic Counselor / NHS Advisor,

Testing Resources

ACT registration and information

4 Tests
Free online tests.

Sample questions and some free practice materials.

PSAT, SAT, and ACT sample tests

Power Prep
Test taking strategies and some free practice materials.


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