college planning process
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There is a customizable calendar for your student to stay on track as they navigate the college planning process. Go to College Planning Calendar Handout from the website and create a college prep checklist with monthly to-dos.
CollegeCovered.com is the website to visit.
ACT PREP Sites
ACT or SAT test practice will be offered through the summer if you want to take advantage of the opprptunity.
Testive is offering free online proctored practice SATs/ACTs tests every Wednesday and Saturday through the summer.
Testive's weekly online practice tests emulate the experience of an official SAT or ACT to give students an incredibly productive prep experience. The online tests are supported by a Testive Student Advisor, run a full 3 hours (just like the real exams) and can be done from the comfort and safety of home. And scores are given immediately after the test is completed.
Parents can register via this link: https://www.testive.com/free-practice-test/
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We know you have exemplary students inside and outside of the classroom. Oklahoma State University has a program designed exclusively for them.
The Oklahoma State Scholars Society is a four-year, cost of attendance scholarship and academic development program. This highly competitive opportunity allows students from Oklahoma to receive a world-class
education with additional opportunities for studying abroad. Semifinalists are selected by a faculty committee and invited to interview on campus in the spring. Successful candidates for this award show a demonstrated commitment to serving their local and state community combined with a record of academic accomplishments. Our outstanding inaugural class just began their freshman year at OSU. Read more about them in our latest STATE Magazine. Students interested in this award should complete their OSU admissions application, essay responses and leadership resume at admissions.okstate.edu/apply ANDapply to The Honors College
by Nov. 1. The leadership resume should be as detailed and thorough as possible for maximum consideration. Learn more about the program at okla.st/osss, or contact Scholar Recruitment in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Important web sites to visit when planing for college
OKcollegestart.org is the state's official website that provides information about higher education in Oklahoma for students, counselors, and parents. It is designed to be the most comprehensive and current source for college planning for Oklahoma students, beginning as early as middle school. It has been developed by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in collaboration with the Oklahoma Guaranteed Student Loan Program and Oklahoma colleges and universities.
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. We consistently champion the promise of post secondary education to all Americans —and its value to our society.
The official College Board SAT website
ACT links from Tony Cortez
Free Resources and Scholarship Searches