Career & College Entrance Resources

Here are websites to help you begin your search- TALK TO US ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN, AND HOW TO GET STARTED !

Here’s the link for all upcoming ACT Test dates.

 Practice Test Sites   http://mhpracticeplus.com

Take a practice ACT,get a summary at the end.  See videos for step-by-step TIPS and STRATEGIES

www.number2.com  Great site!

www.sparknotes.com   great for ELA & Reading

www.freetestprep.com  Check out the RESOURCES tab for sample questions, help with Khan Academy.

www.actstudent.org/testprep   Directly from the source and these could possibly be actual test questions some day.

What Careers are you interested in ? Here’s

The Book of Jobs

COLLEGEBOARD – The national website for college applicants-http://www.collegeboard.org/Career ChoicesTen Tips to Survive College A great place to request information about  colleges you may be interested in.

Why do I NEED to go to college?!

Take a REALITY CHECK about how much it costs to live on your own, and how a college degree can help you make that happen: How Much Money Do You Need to Make to Live?

Listings of Scholarship Websites

For all of you graduating seniors and soon to be seniors (Class of 2018), I’ve compiled a list of scholarships that could prove useful in the NEAR future. Most of these require you to have a 2.5-3.5 GPA and a minimum of 18-24 on the ACT.Keep in mind that like most things in life, these scholarships have deadlines. Various scholarships students can apply for:

Financial Aid

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid

NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF)

offers early college planning info for Middle School students, career exploration and college admissions info for High School students, and so much more.

Federal Student Aid 

The Federal Government provides grants and low interest loans- find out more-

CSS Profile- Additional info about private college aid

By filling out one form, you can apply online for nonfederal financial aid from almost 400 colleges, universities, professional schools, and scholarship programs.

Scholarships

College Board Scholarship Search lists potential opportunities from a database of more than 2,300 sources of college funding, totaling nearly $3 BILLION in available aid.

FastWeb offers personalized matching of scholarships to your unique profile.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) has a mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees. HSF provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country.

Meritaid is the Web’s first comprehensive directory of merit scholarships from colleges.

Discover Card

Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

IRS Education Information

Education Credits and Students Loan Interest You may be eligible to claim the Hope or Lifetime Learning Credit or student loan interest as an additional tax deduction.

Tuition and Fees Deduction You may be able to deduct qualified tuition and related expenses that you pay for yourself, your spouse or a dependent.

Scholarships and Fellowships Find out if your scholarship or fellowship is taxable.

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