ACT/SAT are University required tests

Silver State Charter Schools school code:290040

Register early as spots fill and you don't want to have to pay a late fee!
Dates, place of test, costs, and registration is all on-line

Follow-up and call the colleges you are applying to make sure scores were received!

Students should take the actual ACT/SAT during the spring of their junior year and again in the early fall of their senior year.

The more times a student takes the test typically the higher the score.
Test prep books can be purchased at a local bookstore or library. Mrs. Stewart may have some as well.

Want to know why you have to take all these tests? Visit this site, and get information on all kinds of standardized tests, and test-taking advice.This website not only has SAT/ACT test prep information, but also has ACCUPLACER test information that is typically taken at the community college level http://www.testprepreview.com/
Sometimes Universities use it if the student's SAT/ACT scores don't provide a proper placement for English and Math.

College Search Websites

Use the following websites to search various colleges. Be sure to check individual college websites as well!

 


Selecting a College and Career/Major Exploration
The state of Nevada has a wonderful website to help begin this exploration.

http://www.nvcis.intocareers.org


Financial Aid

www.fafsa.ed.gov


Scholarships

There are several scholarship opportunities hanging up outside the Counselors office. Please check them regularly. Do not forget to check the college(s) you are considering for scholarships. The information is more than likely on the college website, but if not contact the college as soon as possible.

In general, the bulk of scholarship money that's available to students usually comes from the college itself. Check deadlines and requirements and get the applications in on time!

General scholarship websites to visit:
scholarships.com
fastweb.com

Athletes

Helpful Link: http://www.athleticaid.com/

 

Military