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College Knowledge 201. Know how to apply to your choice of colleges and universities Understand the financial aid and scholarship process Go from here.

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1 College Knowledge 201

2 Know how to apply to your choice of colleges and universities Understand the financial aid and scholarship process Go from here to there confidently and competently

3 Still looking? Your Comprehensive Guide to Colleges

4 Application Application fee or waiver Essays or personal statement Official transcripts— DO NOT OPEN!!! Recommendations Scholarship applications Petition to graduate Deadlines

5 Your story  Share what’s not apparent on transcripts  Provide a backdrop for academic achievements and choices  Describe passions, hardships, challenges  Avoid, “I’ve always wanted to be a_______” or “If you look up ‘_____’ in the dictionary….”  PROOF, PROOF, PROOF!

6 con·gru·ence (kŏng'grōō-əns, kən-grōō'-) n. Agreement, harmony, conformity, or correspondence Source: dictionary.reference.com

7 When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends. -Japanese Proverb

8 Do u pass the test?

9 OMG!!!

10 The rundown School deadlines for:  applications  scholarships  financial aid

11 Track those trains

12 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Federal State Work-study Loans

13 Estimate from year-end earning statement to MEET THE DEADLINE !

14 Woo-whee! for the WUE  Western undergraduate tuition exchange program  150 percent of in-state tuition  Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming 

15 Discover Idaho  New transfer incentive to go to Idaho  3.3 gpa or higher = up to $5,000 renewable  Financial need = up to $8,000 renewable

16 School-specific scholarships MEET THE DEADLINE !

17 Phi Theta Kappa

18 cholarships  Career Services, Bldg 6  

19 Application Application fee or waiver Essay or personal statement Official transcripts—DO NOT OPEN!!! Recommendations Scholarship application Petition to graduate Deadlines

20 If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else. -Yogi Berra

21 Here 4 U!

22 Your transfer team: Cathy, Gretchen & Grace across from Counseling


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