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ACT Information:

Go to this website for questions and answers regarding the ACT

ACT: http://www.actstudent.org/

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 09, 2017  August 4, 2017 August 5-18, 2017
October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017 September 23–October 6, 2017
December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4–27, 2017
February 10, 2018* January 12, 2018 January 13–19, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018 March 10–23, 2018
June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5–18, 2018
ACT (No Writing) $46.00

Includes reports for you, your high school (if you authorize reporting), and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).

ACT Plus Writing $62.50

Includes reports for you, your high school (if you authorize reporting), and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register). The $16.50 Writing Test fee is refundable, on written request if you are absent on test day or switch to the ACT (No Writing) before testing begins. Most Kansas schools don't require this part of the test!

Helpful Links:

ACT: http://www.actstudent.org/

SAT: http://www.collegeboard.com/

BOTH TESTS:

http://www.testprepreview.com/

http://www.number2.com/

http://www.march2success.com/ 

http://www.how-to-study.com

http://www.notetakinghelp.com

http://www.kaptest.com/ACTquizbank

http://www.kaptest.com/SATquizbank

http://www.free-test-online.com

http://www.testanxietytips.com

FINANCIAL AID SITES

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ 

To get a PIN for the FAFSA if filing electronically

  http://www.pin.ed.gov/

FAFSA 4caster   http://www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov/

CSS/Profile  www.collegeboard.com  Click on "Students", "Paying for College", "CSS/Profile"

Brain Track - financial aid site: 

http://www.braintrack.com/financial-aid-articles 

To register with Selective Services: http://www.sss.gov/

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What is the Kansas Scholars Program?

The Kansas Scholars Program is a scholarship program for Kansas kids going to Kansas colleges. The scholarships are the State of Kansas scholarship, Nursing scholarship, Teaching scholarship, and Minority scholarship. 

The process: 
1. Complete the Kansas Scholars curriculum 
2. We will submit the names of seniors who are on track to complete the curriculum to the State in March. 
3. The State will determine the Kansas Scholars. 
4. If the student is identified as a Scholar, he/she can then apply for the above mentioned scholarship(s). 

The curriculum: 
4 credits of English 
4 credits of Math (beginning with Algebra 1 or higher class. If Algebra I was taken in 8th grade, it can count toward this curriculum) 
3 credits of Science (must be biology, chemistry, and physics) 
3 credits of Social Studies 
2 credits of Foreign Language (must be two years in the same language)