Guidance Page

**Transfer Nebraska is a website that offers students a way to easily see if (and where) their dual credit courses will transfer and better plan and prepare for their academic future.**

 

EDUCATIONQUEST

EducationQuest Foundation is a Nebraska nonprofit organization with a mission to improve access to higher education.  With offices in Lincoln, Kearney, and Omaha EducationQuest provides students and families help by offering the following resources:

 

ScholarshipQuest-contains over 2,000 local and state scholarships.

College Funding Estimator-estimates your FAFSA results.

College Profiles-has information about colleges in Nebraska and nationwide.

Countdown2College-provides monthly college planning tips.

FAFSA Tools-provides resources to help you complete the FAFSA.

Videos-to walk you through the financial aid process.

Activities Resume-tracks your extracurricular activities, honors, and awards.

Reality Check-matches future lifestyles with career choices.

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

A Financial Aid Workshop is coming to RCHS on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the high school distance learning room. An expert from the EducationQuest Foundation will be providing direction on financial aid and how to complete the Financial Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA).  The FAFSA can be completed any time after October 1, 2017 using their 2016 tax returns. The online application can be found at www.fafsa.ed.gov/.  Parents and students will also need a PIN for the online FAFSA; you can apply for a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov.

Scholarship websites: ScholarshipQuest at EducationQuest.org (Nebraska Based), StudentAid.ed.gov, FastAid.com, Collegeboard.com, Schoolsoup.com, www.scholarshipmonkey.com, ScholarshipExperts.com.  These websites provide several scholarship opportunities.  REMEMBER:  You should never pay to apply for scholarships!! 

Pay $0 tuition at the UNL, UNO, UNK if eligible:   http://collegeboundnebraska.com/

From community college to bachelor’s degree:           www.nebraska.edu/oncourse

COLLEGE ATHLETICS REGISTRATION INFORMATION

NAIA Eligibility Center        

NCAA Eligibility Center       

College Websites

 

In-State Public Colleges and Universities In-State Private Colleges and Universities Nebraska Two-Year Colleges Out of State Colleges and Universities
University of Nebraska-Omaha Creighton University Northeast Community College University of South Dakota
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Midland University Southeast Community College South Dakota State University
University of Nebraska-Kearney Doane College Central Community College Briar Cliff
Wayne State College Hastings College Metro Community College Mount Marty
Peru State College Nebraska Wesleyan University  http://www.mpcc.edu/ Morningside
Chadron State College Concordia University University of Iowa
University of Nebraska Medical Center York College Iowa State University
College of St. Mary http://www.k-state.edu/admissions/

 

ACT TEST DATES

Register online at www.actstudent.org.  School Code for Rock County is 280-155

Test DateSeptember 9October 28December 9February 10April 14June 9
Registration DeadlineAugust 4September 22November 3January 12March 9May 4
Late Registration PeriodAugust 5-18September 23-Oct. 6November 4-17January 13-19March 10-23May 5-18
Photo Upload DeadlineSeptember 1October 20December 1February 2April 6June 1

ACT PRACTICE TESTS

John Baylor – www.JohnBaylorTestPrep.com

CAREER INFORMATION

NDE Career Clusters                                      

Nebraska Health Careers                             

O*Net                                                                

Occupational Outlook Handbook               

Nebraska Career Connections

Education Quest Foundation

College Bound Nebraska

 

GRADUATION-REQUIREMENTS

17-18 COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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