Small Town Times April Newsletter - Page 13

Small Town Times April 2018 ...continued Campus visits will help you narrow your choices Your spring break is a perfect time to visit schools that interest you. Schedule your visits at least two weeks in advance and be prepared with questions to ask. Find more tips in the “Selecting a College” section at EducationQuest.org. Check out these college-search resources at EducationQuest.org “About Nebraska Colleges” provides cost and contact information for Nebraska colleges. College Profiles has information about colleges in Nebraska and across the country. Go on a scavenger hunt and you might win $500 for college Apply by March 31 for EducationQuest’s $500 Scavenger Hunt Scholarship. Here’s how it works: If you haven’t already, complete a profile in ScholarshipQuest at EducationQuest.org. ScholarshipQuest is a scholarship search tool with over 2,000 Nebraska-based awards. If you’re a Nebraska resident in grades 9-12, you’ll see the EducationQuest Scavenger Hunt Scholarship as one of the scholarships you’re eligible to apply for. “Scavenge” around the EducationQuest website to find answers to questions in a survey. EducationQuest will draw a winner from those who answer all questions correctly. The winner will receive $500 to invest in a NEST 529 College Savings Plan account. March “To Do” List Seniors ___ If you haven’t already, complete your FAFSA! ___ Expect financial aid award notifications. ___ Continue applying for scholarships. Juniors ___ Register by March 9 for the April 14 ACT. ___ Register by April 6 for the May 5 SAT. ___ Schedule campus visits. For free help with college planning, contact EducationQuest Foundation: 13