Counseling

ACT Test for Junior Students.

Juniors will take the ACT Test on March 2,2021.  They should prepare for this test by taking practices test provided on the link.  https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation/math-practice-test-questions.html?page=0&chapter=0

 

Workkeys Exam for Seniors

The Workkeys exam will be given to Senior students that would like to take it on Tuesday, December 15th.  They will have to let me know if they are interested.  The link below is for students taking the exam to use as practice tests to better prepare for the exam.

https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/workkeys-for-job-seekers/preparation.html

Denise Thoreson

North Dakota Academic and CTE Scholarship Information 

https://www.nd.gov/dpi/sites/www/files/documents/Early%20Learning/Scholarship%20Worksheet.pdf

https://www.nd.gov/dpi/parentscommunity/students/academic-and-cte-scholarship

Career Information

https://secure.ruready.nd.gov/

https://www.virtualjobshadow.com/

https://www.cte.nd.gov/sites/www/files/documents/CRN/CareerOutlook/CareerOutlook.pdf

https://www.registerednursing.org/nursing-careers/

University of North Dakota Admissions Requirements:

https://ndus.edu/

Bank of North Dakota has a wonderful website for parents and students. Be sure to view the link to College Handbook.  Lots of helpful information to be found here.

Bank of North Dakota – College Handbook

FINANCIAL AID

Visit  www.fafsa.ed.gov to fill out your “Free Application for Student Aid”.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Don’t forget to apply for scholarships at the college/university you are planning to attend!

For more information on scholarships, financial aid and colleges, check out the following sites:

www.fastweb.com     (Fast web one of the few free scholarship searches on the Web)

www.banknd.com      (go to college information service)

www.petersons.com  (many areas of college preparation and financial aid)

www.finaid.org           (FREE financial aid calculation)

www.collegeboard.org      (financial aid search and career search)

www.collegenet.com         (scholarship searches)

http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/students/default.asp     (college information, reciprocity, admissions info, college costs, transfer info)

www.educationplanner.com(information on study and organization skills, test preparation, choosing a college, financial aid and more)

Here are a few suggestions to help you in your scholarship search:

* Start early

* Always ask for recommendations two weeks in advance

* Type your applications

* Apply for as many scholarships as you are eligible

* Make a copy of essays, information and recommendations

* Keep a file of all scholarship information

* Sell yourself (include volunteer work, all activities, jobs etc.)