Small Town Times January2018 - Page 9

EducationQuest Foundation College Planning Bulletin A monthly college planning guide for Nebraska high school students JANUARY 2018 Winter break: a good time for college prep! Take advantage of free time over the holidays to do some prep work for college. Here are a few things you can do! Seniors, complete your FAFSA If you haven’t already, complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Need help? Use our free FAFSA Tools or call us to make an appointment for free help: Omaha - 888.357.6300; Lincoln - 800.303.3745; Kearney - 800.666.3721; or Scottsbluff - 800.303.3745, ext. 6654. Juniors, prepare for the ACT All Nebraska high school juniors will take the ACT college entrance exam this spring. Here’s a list of resources to help you prepare. Search for scholarships Use our free ScholarshipQuest tool to find Nebraska-based awards. You’ll also find links to national scholarship sites. Update your Activities Resume Our free Activities Resume is an easy way to track your extracurricular activities, accomplishments, volunteer work, and part-time jobs. The information is then readily available when you apply for scholar