Do your research! Try to figure out your top 3-5 colleges that you want to apply to. Go on college visits! Seniors are permitted to miss 2 days of school for college visits that won’t count against their attendance. IMPORTANT………..See your counselor for information about being excused before you visit the college.
You will also need to sign up to take the ACT/SAT by December at www.actstudent.org. The fee to take the ACT is $38. The fee to take the ACT+Writing is $54.50. If you are on free/reduced lunch, you will be able to receive a fee waiver. Check with your counselor for details.
It is important that you check to see if your prospective college requires the ACT+Writing test. Have your scores sent to the top 4 colleges on your list. It costs $12 per school to send them later. To help prepare for the ACT, visit www.Ohiomeansjobs.com.
Start searching/applying for scholarships as well. There are some websites listed on this form and we will post some to the scholarships website as they are available. Also, look at companies that your family has worked for such as Timken, Coca Cola, Aultman etc… They sometimes offer