Go to this website for questions and answers regarding the ACT
ACT (No Writing) $50.50
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).
ACT Plus Writing $67.00
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). 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!
FINANCIAL AID SITES
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
To get a PIN for the FAFSA if filing electronically
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:
To register with Selective Services: http://www.sss.gov/
Most Popular Links
The Princeton Review- all sorts of college information
College Board- The SAT test plus all sorts of testing and college preparation information
ACT- the ACT test and other resources
Federal Student Aid Site- Federal Student Aid Site for students, parents and counselors
FinAid- Student aid resource site
Students.gov- student gateway to the US Government
US Dept. of Education - search for student aid resources by state
Scholarship Scams- avoid scholarship scams - don't pay!
Reading Lists for Students
Young Adult Library Services- outstanding books for the college bound
College Board- 101 great books for the college bound readers
Search for Colleges
National Center for Education- links and searches to colleges and universities
Online Education- general degree and program information
Peterson's- find colleges by degree programs of interest
Trade Schools - www.trade-schools.net
http://www.ecampustours.com/- virtual campus tours
http://www.campusview.com/- collection of on line view books
http://www.collegiatechoice.com/- non promotional videos of colleges
What are my Chances at This School?
About the Different Tests
ACT test- used for college admissions, an alternative to the SAT
www.collegeboard.com/prof/counselors/apply/12.html- Sat Subject Test Requirements at different schools
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)- about the CLEP program
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.
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).
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)