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September 2018 Counselor Corner
September already !! ACT Test Dates
Registered for September 8th national ACT test ? See Mrs . Poland for preparation materials . Fall ACT test dates are October 27th ; registration deadline of September 28 , and December 8th ; registration deadline of November 2nd . Go to www . act . org to register . Some students may qualify for an ACT fee waiver . Please have your student contact Mrs . Poland to inquire . Seniors , remember to use the John Baylor OnToCollege website to review for your ACT test . Juniors , see Mrs . Poland to get a jump on studying for your ACT tests .
Apply 2 College day ( sponsored by Education Quest ) at our school will be held on Tuesday , September 11 , 2018 . Volunteers to help seniors apply to colleges will be appreciated . Please contact Mrs . Poland if you would like to assist in this exciting event .
Scholarships
There is a scholarship opportunity for students taking dual-enrollment college courses . Students participating in dualenrollment college courses or early admit programs , are encouraged to apply or the Access College Early ( ACE ) Scholarship if they show financial need . This state and federally-funded scholarship will pay tuition and mandatory fees at participating Nebraska colleges . Applications will be reviewed by Nebraska ’ s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education ( CCPE ). If you have questions , contact myself or Ritchie Morrow , Financial Aid Coordinator , CCPE , ritchie . morrow @ nebraska . gov or 402.471.0032 .
For local and state scholarships , visit Scholarship Quest at EducationQuest . org . It is never too early to begin searching for scholarships as well as making your list of strengths , volunteer activities , and other notable characteristics about yourself . Prepare for the FAFSA with free programs and resources
If you ’ re a senior , it ’ s time to start preparing for the FAFSA ( Free Application for Federal Student Aid ). You ’ ll complete the form after October 1 and typically , before April 1 depending on your college ’ s priority deadline . Colleges will use your FAFSA results to determine how much they will award you in federal , state and college-based financial aid .
The following Education link will help you learn more about the financial aid process and the FAFSA http :// www . educationquest . org Kearney office 308-234-6310 . Follow them on Facebook and Twitter !
Education Quest ’ s Financial Aid Night ( Junior / Senior parents ) will be held on Monday , October 8 , 2018 in the High School Library beginning at 6:00 P . M . This will be distance learning but Education Quest specialists will be on the other end ready to answer questions . They take students and parents through application processes , the FAFSA form , as well as answer any general questions .
Junior ’ s and Seniors : We will be attending a college fair at Kearney High School on Tuesday , September 25 , 2018 . Here you will be able to meet with multiple college representatives to begin or continue your college search . Mrs . Poland has conversations starters to take with you .
NAME : Susan Poland SCHOOL : Litchfield Public Schools CLASS : PreK-12 School Counselor SCHOOL PHONE : ( 308 ) -446-2244 ext 204 Email : susan . poland @ litchfieldps . org
Website : https :// sites . google . com / a / litchfieldps . org / mrspoland /
September 2018 Counselor Corner September already!! ACT Test Dates Registered for September 8th national ACT test? See Mrs. Poland for preparation materials. Fall ACT test dates are October 27th; registration deadline of September 28, and December 8th; registration deadline of November 2nd. Go to www.act.org to register. Some students may qualify for an ACT fee waiver. Please have your student contact Mrs. Poland to inquire. Seniors, remember to use the John Baylor OnToCollege website to review for your ACT test. Juniors, see Mrs. Poland to get a jump on studying for your ACT tests. Apply 2 College day (sponsored by Education Quest) at our school will be held on Tuesday, Septem- ber 11, 2018. Volunteers to help seniors apply to colleges will be appreciated. Please contact Mrs. Poland if you would like to assist in this exciting event. Scholarships There is a scholarship opportunity for students taking dual-enrollment college courses. Students participating in dual- enrollment college courses or early admit programs, are encouraged to apply or the Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship if they show financial need. This state and federally-funded scholarship will pay tuition and mandatory fees at participating Nebraska colleges. Applications will be reviewed by Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE). If you have questions, contact myself or Ritchie Morrow, Financial Aid Coordinator, CCPE, ritchie.morrow@nebraska.gov or 402.471.0032. For local and state scholarships, visit Scholarship Quest at EducationQuest.org. It is never too early to begin searching for scholarships as well as making your list of strengths, volunteer activities, and other notable charac- teristics about yourself. Prepare for the FAFSA with free programs and resources If you’re a senior, it’s time to start preparing for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You’ll complete the form after October 1 and typically, before April 1 depending on your college’s priority deadline. Colleges will use your FAFSA results to determine how much they will award you in federal, state and college-based financial aid. The following Education link will help you learn more about the financial aid process and the FAFSA http:// www.educationquest.org Kearney office 308-234-6310. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter! Education Quest’s Financial Aid Night (Junior/Senior parents) will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 in the High School Library Ѐ@4Q́ݥхɹЁՍѥEՕ)́ݥѡѡȁɕѼݕȁՕѥ̸QхՑ́ɕ́ѡɽ՝)ѥɽ͕̰ѡMɴ́ݕ́ݕȁ䁝ɅՕѥ̸))չˊéM]ݥѕȁЁ-ɹ!MQՕ͑䰁Mѕ(԰ก!ɔԁݥѼЁݥѠձѥɕɕ͕хѥٕ́ѼȁѥՔȁ)͕ɍ5̸Áٕͅѥ́хѕ́ѼхݥѠԸ)95MͅA)M !==01эAՉM) 1MLAɕ,ȁM չ͕)M !==0A!=9耠ऴشЁЀ)ͅэ̹ɜ)]ͥє聡輽ͥѕ̹э̹ɜ