For both students and parents, it’s crucial to stay on top of college preparation during the 11th-grade year and the following summer.
Here’s what you should be doing—including looking into careers, searching for scholarships, and keeping the savings account on track.
12th grade is the time to apply for admission to college and to apply for federal student aid by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form.
Here’s what students and parents should be doing throughout the year to stay on track at this busy time—including learning how to manage federal student aid.
Seniors, here is an an opportunity at a $10,000 scholarship through the JFK Profile in Courage essay contest. Click here for more information:
The Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2018. The contest deadline is January 18, 2019.
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All MCA students grades 7-12 should have activated their Naviance account by now. There are tasks assigned to you for completion. Log in today using your student ID and your PowerSchool password.
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Seniors, here is a scholarship opportunity that expires soon. Get on this so you can be one of the first 10,000 to get your entries in:
The AXA Achievement(sm) Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.
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2019–20 FAFSA® Form Available With More Mobile Options
The 2019–20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is available to students and parents to complete through the myStudentAid mobile app and the fafsa.gov website.myStudentAid Mobile AppNew! You can complete the 2019–20 FAFSA form using the myStudentAid app. Download the myStudentAid app in the Apple App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android). The myFAFSA component—which is used to complete the FAFSA form—is the app’s featured function. Note: If you downloaded the app prior to Oct. 1, you must download an update to access the 2019–20 FAFSA form.
Next ACT Boot Camp – APRIL 6, 2019 – 1:00 At MCA, Room 101.
Register on your Family Smart Tuition Account.
Working in conjunction with Sylvan of Shawnee, MCA college-bound students can attend exclusive ACT training.
Space and Dates are limited.
Fort Hays State University is excited to announce scholarship opportunities for the 2018-2019 academic year. The following scholarships are effective Fall 2018 for new on-campus freshman . All we need is your ACT/SAT scores and the scholarship is yours (see link below). You may be eligible for other university and/or departmental scholarships too! Priority deadline to apply – November 15th, 2018. Final deadline – February 15, 2019.
Current College Now or Quickstep students are eligible to attend a fall Choices Workshop that is designed to help students with the career decision-making process and selecting a college major, and a Discover Your Strengths Workshop, to learn your top five strengths and how to leverage them for success. These free workshops are available this fall and take place in the Career Development Center, which is located on the second floor of the Student Center. Students can register online at http://www.jccc.edu/student-resources/counseling/career/discover-yourself.html or by calling 913-469-3870, or in person at the Career Development Center.Read More