College Planning Information

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College Planning
College Planning Timelines for Students and Parents
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
Reach Higher Resources
Peterson’s College Compatibility Tool
Career Information System:

  • Username: Baker Web Academy
  • Password: BWA12345

Opportunities: Preparing for College Guide
College Essay Advice

COLLEGE/CAREER PREP
Naviance Connection

PSAT/SAT/ACT Information
PSAT – Early/Web College students interested in taking the PSAT should contact their district high school at the end of September to sign up to take it there. The PSAT is taken in October during 11th grade. Tenth grade students are sometimes eligible to take the PSAT if there is space available. When completing the PSAT registration form on test day, make sure to use the appropriate school codes to ensure Baker receives your score report: Baker Early College – 380061, Baker Web College – 380055.

SAT or ACT
It is recommended that 4-year college bound students take a SAT or ACT test during the winter or spring of their junior year.

Practice Tips:
Sign up for Question of the Day: SAT / ACT
Practice Questions and Review: SAT / ACT
Khan Academy Test Prep (SAT)

Practice Programs (Fee-based):
Schmoop: SAT / ACT
Prep Scholar: SAT / ACT

Financial Aid
Free Application for Federal Student Aid – To be completed in January of 12th grade
CSS/Financial Aid Profile – Required for specific schools
2014 College Fair Financial Aid Info
FAFSA Info – ASCA Conference

Scholarships
Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC)
School-Based/Program-Based Scholarships – Research scholarships directly through the university of interest
Private Scholarships – Typically offered through university/college and usually a separate application
National Scholarships
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

Grants

Loans

sat vs act

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