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College Countdown

Junior Summer
    Complete Resume
       Include: Extracurricular Activities (both in and outside of school), Community Service, Awards and Certificates, Work Experience
    Explore careers and colleges that prepare you for your career (careercruising.com) (nwtc.edu) (uwhelp.wisconsin.edu) (wisconsinsprivatecolleges.org)
    Job Shadow - experience first hand observation of different careers
    Visit Colleges - find the college that best fits you 

Senior Fall
    Challenge yourself with upper level courses and take classes that will help you in a 2 year or 4 year college 
    Possibly retake the ACT (act.org) (our school code 501-140)
    Apply for College(s)  (nwtc.edu) (apply.wisconsin.edu) (wisconsinsprivatecolleges.org)
      Upon completion of your application to a college come to the Counseling Office and sign up to have your transcripts sent to the college.
    Fill Out the FAFSA (free application for federal student aid) (fafsa.ed.gov)
    Apply for Scholarships
       Check the Counseling Website weekly for Scholarships 
       Bring completed scholarships (typed or in pen) to the Counseling Office to be signed by a counselor and then submitted