Wells Fargo Bank has posted a very helpful college-preparation guide on their website. You can check out their full article here.
Here are some important highlights.
First, did you know....
Here are some financial suggestions from recent college graduates:
It is not too early to begin thinking about planning for life after high school. Here's a helpful guide of things to focus on this school year in order to allow you to have the most options for after high school.
You can read the full article here.
The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. It is designed for high school seniors that have shown outstanding academic achievement despite facing economic challenges.
If you are a high school senior that is interested in learning more about the Quest Bridge program, please make an appointment to speak with your school counselor!
The deadline to apply for the program is SEPTEMBER 28th!
For more information, please visit the QuestBridge Website.
The Common App announced a few weeks ago that over 60 Colleges and Universities have joined for this coming admissions cycle.
While most of the schools are out of state, Old Dominion University is a local school that has joined for this year!
Common App has also announced changes to the essay prompts for this year.
You can read more about the new essay prompts by clicking here.
Seniors - if you are thinking about applying to a school that uses the Common App, you may want to review these questions and start brainstorming your responses early so you have plenty of time during the school year to work on your applications.
Please note that individual schools may have other questions to answer in addition to these Common App questions. Schools can add their own supplemental questions.
Remember - you can contact your school counselor if you have any questions!