Student and Enrollment Strategy

Important Links

College Resource Center by Big Future has printouts and presentations to supplement the work you are doing with families and students. 

Step by Step: College Awareness and Planning: Early High School is a curriculum publication by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) composed of games, talking points, activities and objectives. 

College Planning and Career Exploration Program workbook by College Board for   middle school, grades  9/10 and   11/12.

Applying to College: R U Ready?   Flowchart by MN Office of Higher Education..

Completing the FAFSA   Flowchart by MN Office of Higher Education.

Five Ways Ed Pays is a vivid brochure highlighting the lifelong advantages of going to college.

Financial Aid Check List by Big Future for parents and students.

Paying for College PowerPoint  put together by the NACAC for families, counselors and communities. 

Activities to Create a College Going Culture by inpathways includes activities and websites for all high school students to explore and prepare for college. 

I'm First is an online community for first generation college students. This site includes college searches, videos and stories. 

ACT and   SAT websites for students to register and familiarize themselves with. 

Number2 is a free test prep website for ACT, SAT, and GRE that tracks a student’s progress and provides feedback. 

NACAC Application fee waiver. Please check FAQ for eligibility requirements. 

College Comparison Worksheet   from Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

What You'll Need to Apply article for students applying to colleges. 

Identify What you Want in a School  article to help students decide on a college. 

Parent's Guide to Letting Go article acknowledging the struggles parents have when their children go to college. 

Simple Tuition is a website that allows parents and students to learn about and compare student loans.

Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams is an article that sheds light on scams that occur to students and families trying to pay for college. 

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