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Future Student Checklist

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High School Students


Before Senior Year

  • Look into college entrance requirements and check with your counselor to make sure you’re taking the required courses
  • Register to take the ACT. Consider taking it as early as your junior year.
  • Schedule a campus tour.
  • Investigate scholarship opportunities.

Senior Year

  • Take the ACT.
  • Consider concurrent enrollment to ease into college courses.
  • Apply for admission to college. 
  • Complete the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as you can after January 1st
  • Prepare scholarship applications
  • Send out high school transcripts
  • Check on enrollment dates for college

Adult Students

  • Adult Students with College Credit
  • Check into the Reach Higher Program for help with degree completion
  • All Adult Students
  • Complete application for college (you’ll need transcripts from high school and any previous colleges attended)
  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Check into COMPASS Testing to determine college placement
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