Fall ASPIRE Dates
(Note: this information dates from Fall 2011, so dates and times may be inaccurate)
- Research colleges/ universities/ vocational and technical via the Internet.
- Register for SAT/ACT test if your have not done so and are planning on attending a 4 year college
- Review your transcripts to be sure they meet the admissions requirements of selected school(s)
- Know the difference between community requirements and four-year colleges
- Start your e-App online scholarship search
- Keep track of scholarship deadlines
- Visit schools and colleges of interest,
- Attend 1-2 college fairs to see what's out there.
Mid-Willamette College Fair, Sunday, October 2, 2011,
12 – 3 pm at Lane Community College- 100 colleges will be represented, (See Flyer)
- If applying to a private college, find out if that college will accept the common application found at www.commonapp.org
- Begin work on college admissions applications essays.
- Keep a file of all college work, stay organized, write down and keep all passwords that you develop. (Keep them simple)
- Fill out request forms for letters of recommendation to give to teachers, ASVISORS, and or employers –volunteer leader
- Get FAFSA worksheet and begin work now on gathering necessary information
- Visit college admissions office(s) know what is required
- Start researching state, school and local level scholarships
- Begin working on scholarship essays
- Know admission deadline, talk to the schools financial aid department and see if there are school scholarships that you may be qualify for and KNOW DEADLINES
- Register for FAFSA pin number @ www.pn.ed.gov
- Work on OSAC scholarship applications
- Have your documents ready to fill out your FAFSA on January 1 Make it to the PARENT NIGHT for January -June