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Helpful Links for College Prep


Register for the SAT, College and Career Search

Comprehensive site with links to several other college websites

College search, financial aid information, online application to college, test preparation

Testing information, insights into the The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition

College search with links to homepages for colleges

Coalition of America’s Colleges & Universities

Information about test and preparation courses

Register for the ACT

Online tours to familiarize students with the physical campus

College search, rankings, applications, scholarship information.

NCAA requirements for entering college athletes


Fill out the FAFSA form online

Apply for FSA ID (Required electronic signature for FAFSA)

Financial aid site; EFC Calculator

U.S. Dept. of Education – Free help completing the FAFSA

College costs and financial aid handbook

National Assoc. of Student Financial Aid Administrators – brochures, worksheets, checklist

Oregon Student Assistance Commission Financial aid and scholarship opportunities for Oregonians seeking higher education

Western Undergraduate Exchange, (WUE). Students may receive reduced tuition level at participating colleges/universities. WUE tuition is considerably less than nonresident tuition.


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College Search & Preparation:

College Entrance Testing – SAT & ACT

Tips for Attending College Visits at South

Finding a College that Fits

Campus Visit Tips

The Top Ten Things that Parents Should Remember About the College Search Process

What Are South Students Doing This Summer?

Applying for Colleges:

Application Options — Early, Regular, Rolling

SEHS College Application Process

Tips for Making the College Application Process Easier

How Many College Applications should be submitted

Paying for College:


Searching for Scholarships

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