**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 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 26, 2018 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, 2018 using their 2017 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
|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 Date||September 8||October 27||December 8||February 9||April 13||June 8||July 13|
|Registration Deadline||August 10||September 28||November 2||January 11||March 8||May 3||June 14|
|Late Registration Period||August 26||October 14||November 19||January 18||March 25||May 20||June 24|
ACT PRACTICE TESTS
John Baylor – www.JohnBaylorTestPrep.com