College Planning Tools and Resources for 9th-12th grade

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College planning for 9th and 10th graders
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Military Colleges, Academies and ROTC:

  • Military Schools and Academies The Military offers unique educational opportunities for students who plan to pursue a college degree. These options — service academies, senior military colleges and maritime academies — offer world-class education and a deeper understanding of military culture. In addition, most of these schools grant scholarship money in exchange for a period of service.
  • ROTC The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program offered at more than 1,700 colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, participants, or cadets, commit to serve in the Military after graduation. Each Service branch has its own take on ROTC.

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Standardized Testing Resources

National Standardized Testing: Test Dates

ACT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines
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SAT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines
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Summer Programs – Keeping active during your break
Summer is a wonderful opportunity to explore your interests outside of school. Below are a few documents with opportunities for middle and high school students this summer. Details and applications can be found on the program’s website. Applications are open now or will open in the next few weeks. If you need assistance with applying to a program, please reach out to our College Counselors.

Summer Programs at In-State Universities

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