Scholarships


 

Juniors

September Reminders

If you are a junior interested in attending a four-year university, you need to plan to take the SAT Reasoning Test and/or the ACT. 

 

The SAT and ACT are college entrance exams that must be taken to qualify for a four-year university. Click on the link SAT vs ACT to find out more about the difference between the two tests and which you should take. 

 

It is recommended that all juniors take the SAT/ACT at least twice during the second semester or their junior year. Below is a list of the test dates and registration deadlines. Please mark them in your calendar.

 

To register for the SAT, go to  www.collegeboard.org and create an account. To register for the ACT go to www.actstudent.org.  You will need the following information to apply:

 

School Name: Susan H. Nelson School 

School  Code: 053627

 

There is a $43 fee to take the SAT and a $39.50 fee for the ACT. If you are on free or reduced lunch, please see me for a fee waiver. If you believe you qualify for free or reduced lunch, please click on the link, Free & Reduced Lunch Application and complete. 

 

If you plan to attend a UC school (University of California) you will need to also take the SAT Subject Tests. Please click on the link, SAT Subject Testto find out more about the SAT Subject Tests. 

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to either email me or come see me in Room 7. 

 

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Post-Secondary Information

A-G Requirements  - Lists UC/CSU required coursework including years needed

 

CSU vs UC Systems  - Explains the difference between  CSU & UC Application process & eligibility 

 

CSU Campus Impaction Information 2016-2017 - Lists impacted programs/majors in CSU systems

 

Why Attend a Community College  - Discusses benefits of attending community college

 

11 Vocational Skills in High Demand - Describes the 11 top vocational programs 

 

SAT/ACT Testing Dates - Lists 2016-2017 testing schedule 

 

FAFSA - How to Apply - Lists steps to apply for Free Application for Student Aid

 

FAFSA - Who's my Parent? - Explains which parent's financial information to use when completing the FAFSA. This is especially relevant for students with divorced parents. 

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