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					College Applications & Financial Aid
               WHS Counseling Website:
               What we will learn today?
• College Admissions
   – Transcript Information
   – Applications
   – SAT/ACT Scores
   – Deadlines
• Scholarships
   – Search Engines
   – Helpful Websites
   – Paul Lauzier/Local Warden HS Scholarship Form
• FAFSA
   – How to get a FAFSA application?
   – What is “Financial Aid?”
   – How do you know if you qualify?
     College Admissions
       Requirements
• Online Application

• SAT/ACT Tests

• Transcript Information

• Required Classes
                   College Applications
• Applications can be found online at the college’s website.

• Most applications have a $50 fee the can be sent with the
  application.

• Transcripts can be sent by the counseling office. Students
  need to fill out a Transcript Request Form. Forms are
  available in the high school office.



                                      Washington State Colleges
Required Classes for University Admission
     • ENGLISH – 4 Years

     • MATH – Algebra, Geometry & Algebra 2

     • SOCIAL STUDIES – 3 Years

     • SCIENCE – 3 Years

     • ART – 1 Year

     • FOREIGN LANGUAGE – 2 Years
                 • Students can take either test. (They don’t have to take both.)
                 • Students should take it Spring of 11th grade year.


                             SAT Test Dates               ACT Test Dates
SAT & ACT Test

                            October 9, 2010             September 11, 2010
                           November 6, 2010              October 23, 2010
                           December 4, 2010             December 11, 2010
                            January 22, 2011             February 12, 2011
                             March 12, 2011                April 9, 2011
                              May 7, 2011                  June 11, 2011
                              June 4, 2011

                      Registration deadlines are usually one month before the
                           test date. See the website for more information.

                      • www.act.org
                      • www.collegeboard.com
        BEWARE OF
        ADMISSION
       DEADLINES!!!
All parts of the application must be
     turned in by the deadline.
         SCHOLARSHIPS!!!
Search engines can do a lot of the work for
                  you.

See the section on the school’s counseling
website for a list of different search engines
             that can be used.

                                Scholarship Guide
        Local Scholarships
• Application is available online.


     Scholarships Available to Warden High School
                   Students ONLY!

 •   Paul Lauzier Scholarship (Grant County Residents)
 •   WEA (Warden Education Association)
 •   Lion’s Club
 •   Queen of All Saints
 •   Weinstein Pepsi
 •   Dollars for Scholars
 •   Warden Volunteer Firefighter
 •   More Scholarships are available

            Application for Local Scholarships

                 2010-2011 Scholarships
               Free Application for Federal
                  Student Aid (FAFSA)
•   Pell Grants
•   State NEED Grants
•   Opportunity Grants
•   Work Study
•   Loans

Financial Aid is based only on income.
FAFSA forms can be submitted on January 1st, 2011.
Income Tax forms are needed for students to complete application.
FAFSA forms should be submitted by February 15th.
                                                                    FAFSA
                         FAFSA
Step 1: Establish a “PIN” for parent and for student

Step 2: Complete 2010 Tax Return as soon as possible
        after January 1, 2010

Step 3: Financial Aid Night
        December 13, 2010
        6:00 pm

                                                FAFSA Pin

				
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