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ACT Exam
ACT Student information

Use this site for test registration and preparation, as well as for career exploration.  If you qualify for free or reduced lunch, then you may be eligible for two separate testing fee waivers.  Most of our students will need to take the $46.00 basic test, but check the website to determine if your college will require the additional writing section.  Also, if you have a documented disability, you may be eligible to test with special accommodations - please see your counselor for more information.

http://www.actstudent.org

College Foundation of WV
CFWV

THE website for WV students and families - contains career assessments, college information, scholarships, financial aid information, and much more.  You may even apply to WV colleges through the site.

http://www.cfwv.com

First Generation College Students
ImFirst

This link is for First Generation College Students and their supporters.  The site includes free college counseling, college search items, Twitter chats, and stories of current and past students, along with sound advice and inspirational stories.

http://www.ImFirst.org

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Federal Student Aid Application

Link to apply for federal and state financial aid, which determines eligibility for grants, loans, some scholarships and the PROMISE Scholarship.

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov

NCAA Information
NCAA Clearinghouse

This is information for students planning to participate in college athletics.

http://web3.ncaa.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA_EMS.html#

College Board
College Board Resources

The College Board oversees the SAT, AP Exams, CLEP testing, PSAT, etc. You can also find college search assistance and other college preparation resources.

https://www.collegeboard.org/

Test Preparation
4Tests

Free practice tests for ACT, SAT, ASVAB, etc.

http://www.4Tests.com

Khan Academy
Khan Academy

A personalized learning resource for all ages

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

http://www.khanacademy.org

FSA ID
FSA ID

The FSA ID is required for any student applying for financial aid and one of his/her parents. This ID will be used every year that the student is pursuing post-secondary education. The parent FSA ID will also be used when younger children apply for financial aid so please keep this information in a secure and memorable location.

http://fsaid.ed.gov

Financial Aid Information
Open Education Database

Grant sources

http://oedb.org/financial-aid/

TXT 4 Success
TXT 4 Sucess - 2018 Graduates

Seniors may sign up for a service that connects them to college counselors for assistance and reminders about college-related deadlines.

http://www.cfwvconnect.com/txt-4-success/?mc_cid=5a12584d88&mc_eid=36b87298fe

SAT Practice
Khan Academy SAT Practice
https://www.khanacademy.org/sat?utm_email_kaid=kaid_243686781634258064671054&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=September%202017%20Teacher%20Newsletter%20-%20SAT&utm_content=Final&utm_term=All%20Teachers

Free DMV Practice Tests
Free DMV Practice Tests
http://freedmvpracticetests.com/wv-west-virginia

ACT Practice
ACT Academy

Free personalized ACT Practice

https://academy.act.org/

WV PROMISE Scholarship
WV PROMISE Scholarship Requirements

Please explore this site to determine eligibility for the WV PROMISE Scholarship. 

*****For 2019, the SAT score requirements have changed.

https://secure.cfwv.com/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Promise/Eligibility_Requirements.aspx

Set to Go-College Preparation
Set to Go

Your guide to the transition from high school to college and adulthood

https://www.settogo.org/

College Planning for High School Students
College Planning
https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/college-planning-guide-for-high-school-students/

WV Headed 2 Career Exploration Site
WV Headed2

Students - are you looking for help with deciding on a career path or major?  The WV Headed2 website contains information about career exploration, skill sets, budgeting, and more.  You may take the quizzes without a login, but your information will not be saved.  We would suggest that you create an account, and start building your portfolio - you may retake quizzes as you choose.  As always, if you need assistance, please see your counselor.

http://wvheaded2.com

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