Links

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 

 

WSCC Chemical Operators Application

https://apps.wscc.edu/apply/Default.aspx 

 

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 - 2020 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 and beyond, 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 

Scholarship Information

fastweb
Once you complete your profile, you'll have access to a database of more than 1.5 million scholarships.

http://www.fastweb.com/ 

Career Search

Career Search
Get help figuring out what you want to do with your life. 

http://www.mynextmove.org/ 

Prepare for College and Career-ACT

Parent and Student info from ACT 
http://www.act.org/content/act/en/students-and-parents.html 

Teen Substance Abuse

Drug/Alchol Use in Teens
Information for parents about drug and alcohol use in teens; how to spot it and options for treatment/intervention.

https://www.drugrehab.com/teens/high-school/ 

Coping with College Stress

How to cope with college stress 
https://www.wgu.edu/blog/stress-college-students-2019-how-to-cope1902.html#openSubscriberModal