October: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):
The 2018-2019 FAFSA is open. You can start to submit on October 1st: www.fafsa.ed.gov
The School Counselors will host FAFSA Workshops
November: Start and finish your college applications:
Use your time wisely during Advisory/Homeroom, after-school, and the weekends to apply to college
Look for the Freshman Admission Requirements. Make sure you have what it takes to get in. See your School Counselor if you have any questions.
The School Counselors will host College Application Workshops. The dates will be posted in the dorms and shared with your Advisory/Homeroom Teachers and in the morning announcements.
Write down the application deadlines in your Sherman Student Planner.
College Application Fees:
See your School Counselor for a Fee Waiver
If the college you are applying to, does not take a Fee Waiver, pick up the following form:
Request for College Application fee to be paid (must allow 3 weeks prior to the deadline)
3 College Application fees can be covered by the Title VI-Indian Education Grant
Check your e-mail weekly. Most colleges/universities use e-mail and student portals as their official form of communication.
ACT & SAT :
If you want/need to re-take, sign up for the ACT and/or SAT Registration Workshops on Saturday, September 22nd. Just a reminder, you must send your scores directly from ACT and SAT to the colleges you are applying to. The form is available in the School Counseling Office.
Visit the following websites for Scholarships:
Click on Parents/Students then Click on Scholarships/Grants
Click on students
What you need to know about scholarships?
They have deadlines. You must get them what they want when they want it.