Seniors can fill out their application for FAFSA starting October 1st.
The following link is a free interactive tool that can help guide you through how to answer every question of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The following link will provide information on the criteria needed to earn an Ohio Honors Diploma and the different types of Honors Diploma available.
If you are wanting to play a sport in college, you must register through the NCAA Eligibility Center website. Click on NCAA Student Registration below to go to the website.
Senior Planning Timeline
Please use this as a guide as you go through your senior year.
March -- SPRING BREAK --- ENJOY!
2018-2019 ACT Test Dates
Register Online at: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/register.html
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
Sept 8, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 Aug 17, 2018
Oct 27, 2018 Sept 21, 2018 Oct 5, 2018
Dec 8, 2018 Nov 2, 2018 Nov 16, 2018
Feb 9, 2019 Jan 4,2019 Jan 18, 2019
Apr 13, 2019 Mar 8, 2019 Mar 22,2019
June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 17, 2019
July 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 June 21, 2019
2018-2019 SAT Test Dates
To register please visit: https://sat.collegeboard.org/register/
Test Date Registration Deadline
Oct 6, 2018 September 7, 2018
November 3, 2018 October 5, 2018
December 1, 2018 November 2, 2018
March 9, 2019 February 8, 2019
May 4, 2019 April 5, 2019
June 1, 2019 May 3, 2019
www.scholarships.com Free scholarship search based on your profile. Other financial aid info also.
www.finaid.org Aid estimator and scholarship search.
www.fastweb.com Database of private sector scholarships, grants, and loans.
www.collegenet.com/mach25 Database contains over 600,000 awards totaling over $1.6 billion.
www.collegeboard.com Scholorship search and financial planning resource.
www.WeeklyScholarshipAlert.org Free resources for college bound students and their parents.
www.collegescholarships.com A list of scholarships from around the country.
www.free-4u.com/minority.htm Scholarships for many ethnic groups and minorities.
www.schoolsoup.com The world's largest scholarship database
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/ohio/ Accredited online college database
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/degree-programs/ A complete list of online degree programs
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/guide/ A guide to how colleges receive accreditation
It is highly recommended that all college applications be submitted by December 1st! Don’t procrastinate!
The college Database
Provides data to help in the college search and selection process.
Information @ college and career planning, as well as scholarships.
Allows students and counselors to research colleges based on location, cost, and academic majors.
Kaarme.com (pronounced car-may) is an online resource that helps high school students navigate the complex world of college admissions. Our service is provided free of charge and marks a new development in connecting students to prospective universities.
College Information Websites:
Fast Web: www.fastweb.com – Download applications to more than 800 colleges and return them via e-mail.
Peterson’s Education Center: www.petersons.com – Peterson’s publications offer some of the most comprehensive information available to students about all aspects of preparation for higher education.
The Princeton Review: www.princetonreview.com – This site provides general information on college admission and financial aid.
Transfer.org – Course Applicability System (CAS). Provides information on how specific coursework will transfer and apply towards a degree at another university.
GoCollege - www.gocollege.com - Search for colleges, take virtual tours of colleges, take online practice tests for ACT and SAT.
College Net – www.collegenet.com Launched in 1995, lets applicants complete, file and pay for their admissions applications entirely through the internet.
SuperCollege.com – This free website is all about helping students get into and pay for the college of their dreams. There are free resources and great tips and strategies.
The College Board: www.collegeboard.org
College is Possible: www.collegeispossible.org Preparing for, selecting and paying for college.
Please Visit the following site for more information on the changes to FAFSA for the 2017-2018 School Year: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/announcements/fafsa-changes
Please visit the following site for information on and to fill out your FAFSA: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
FAFSA news and materials can be found at financialaidtoolkit.ed.gov/fafsa, click on FAFSA updates under Quick Links on the right side of the page.
#AskFAFSA Office Hours on Twitter: At 5pm eastern time on the last Wednesday of each month there will be a (Ask FAFSA Office Hours) live Q&A session on Twitter. This live Q&A will give students, parents and mentors the opportunity to get questions answered by the experts. You can submit your questions and join the conversation by using the hashtag #AskFAFSA and tune in during the live event for answers. Find them at www.Twitter.com/FAFSA
Don't have a Twitter account? Watch the stream live at http://bit.ly/ASkFAFSA2. Not available during office hours? Obtain a transcript of the Q&A session at www.storify.com/FAFSA the day after office hours.
Be sure to visit FinancialAidToolkit.gov, this website offers a searchable library of brochures, videos, fact sheets, sample tweets and Facebook posts, infographics, PowerPoint presentations and more.
The following link will provide you with some helpful tips to study more efficiently.
The following link will provide you with some helpful tips to study and take notes.
School Counselor, Hilltop Schools
1401 W. Jackson St
West Unity, Ohio 45370
(419) 924-2365 ext. 2111