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College Countdown

Check Out This Awesome College Guide from NWTC to help navigate the college planning process!

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 ( ( ( (
    Job Shadow - experience first hand observation of different careers
    Visit Colleges - find the college that best fits you and follow these tips for a successful visit!

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 ( (our school code 501-140)
    Apply for College(s)  ( ( (
      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) (
    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