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Everything you need to know about Colleges in Mississippi – get2college

Get signed up for the ACTwww.actstudent.org

The Simple Dollar, a College Scholarship Guide

 

Accredited Online College links:

http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/mississippi/
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/degree-programs/
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/guide/

 

¨ Information about Financial Aid

FastWeb’s College Gold www.collegegold.org
Federal Student Aid for Students www.studentaid.ed.gov
Financial Aid www.finaid.org
Mapping Your Future www.mapping-your-future.org
Project Scholarship Scam www.ftc.gov/scholarshipscams
Taxes for Students www.irs.gov/individuals/students

¨ Sources of Aid and Scholarships

Scholarship Search www.fastweb.com
*AmeriCorps www.americorps.org
*City Year www.cityyear.org
CSS/PROFILE profileonline.collegeboard.com

Direct Loans

FAFSA (Free App. for Federal Student Aid) www.fafsa.ed.gov
FAFSA PIN www.pin.ed.gov Resources by State www.finaid.org/otheraid/
state.phtml

Gates Millennium Scholarships for Minorities www.gmsp.org

¨ United Negro College Fund www.uncf.org/scholarships/Gatesscholarship.asp
*Award upon successful completion of the program

¨ Students with Asthma-3.5 GPA and have received an award in one of the arts
www.schering-ploughwilltowin.com

¨ Burger King-2.5 GPA, community involvement, financial need, work part-time 15 hours week
www.bk.com/scholars

¨ Own your own business-have at least one employee, enroll in college
www.mckelveyfoundation.org

¨ Harvard -meet their admissions requirements and have household income less that $60,000.00
www.admissions.college.harvard.edu

¨ Financial need, minority, physically disabled
www.usafunds.org/scholarship

¨ Educational Services Foundation-essay required
www.esfweb.com

¨ Wal Mart
www.walmartfoundation.org

¨ AXA
www.axa-achievement.com

¨ National Association of Secondary Principals-Students apply online and submit to the principal-New Hope then selects one.
www.prudential.com/spirit

¨ Wendy’s Heisman
www.wendysheisman.com

¨ Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/sk_v6.cfm

 

 

¨ General Information

Social Security Administration www.ssa.gov
Selective Service, www.sss.gov
Student Gateway to U.S. Government. www.students.gov
Study Abroad www.studyabroad.com
U.S. Department of Education www.ed.gov
ACT www.actstudent.org
AP www.collegeboard.com/studenttesting/ap/about.html
SAT www.sat.org
PSAT www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html

¨ Student Sites

CollegeNet – College Financial Aid Search
CollegeView – College Finder Resource

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APA Style Guide
MLA Style Guide
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
SAT Question of the Day
SAT Practice Exams
ACT Practice Exams
Mississippi Dept of Education
Mississippi Student Financial Aid
FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid
SallieMae College Answer – College Planning
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
United States Armed Forces

¨ Choosing a Major Career


Career planning www.fastweb.com
Monster (Job Search) www.monster.com

America’s Career Infonet www.acinet.org
Bureau of Labor Statistics www.stats.bls.gov
Occupational Outlook Handbook www.bls.gov/oco

 

Testing Dates:

 

December 5, 2017 – US History & Biology I

December 12-13, 2017 – English II MC

Algebra I

May 1-2, 2018 – English II

May 3, 2018 – Algebra I

May 8, 2018 – Biology and US History