Getting ready for life after
high school means checking out career, college and travel opportunities.
The following sites may be of help as you explore your options.
Annual PSAT in October
PRELIMINARY SAT - PSAT/NMSQT
The 2012 PSAT/NMSQT test at Chico High School will be offered on Saturday, October 20, 2012. This
test is administered by high schools, not through test centers. Online
registration for the PSAT/NMSQT is NOT available. You may sign up for the PSAT/NMSQT in your high school counseling office during the month of October.
Please note: The PSAT/NMSQT is offered only one time each school year. The test is administered during the month of October only.
National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
WHEN: Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 8:00 a.m.
WHERE: Chico High School
Cost: $20.00 (Must be paid in the Counseling Office before school, at lunch or after school.)
Details: The PSAT/NMSQT is useful for providing practice for the
SAT, allowing Juniors to enter the National Merit Scholarship Corporation
competitions for recognition and scholarships, assessing your skills in
critical reading, mathematical reasoning and writing, getting specific suggestions
on how to improve your skills, comparing your academic skills with those of
other college-bound students, asking colleges to send you information, and
getting information about college majors and careers. When fees are
paid, students will receive the 2011 Student Bulletin (Official Guide to the
test) and a Check List of where to go and what to bring to the test.
JUNIORS AND SOPHOMORES
If you are planning to go to a University
DO NOT MISS THIS TEST
Only administered ONCE A YEAR
College Entrance Testing and Application
|Juniors planning on going to college should take
, also known as the Preliminary SAT, to improve their test taking skills
for when they take the college entrance exams. See PSAT information above.
Take your college entrance exams during or after your Junior year. Visit College
Board or ACT to see the testing schedule and register to test.
Explore the University of California and California
State University campus'.
Community College is a great place to either get training for job
placement, earn a certificate, earn an Associate Degree or complete General
Education credits necessary to transfer to a 4-year college.
At Butte Community College students may take their first
two years of college before they transfer to a 4-year university.
Students may earn an AA degree or choose from numerous Career and
Technical Education Programs.
student-athletes are strongly recommended to consult the National Collegiate
Athletic Association (NCAA) Clearinghouse regarding eligibility issues at
Division 1 and Division II Colleges. You are urged to read the "NCAA
Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete"
Register with the NCAA
College Planning Iedas
|My College QuickStart™ - My College
QuickStart is an online college and career planning kit available free of
charge to all students who take the PSAT/NMSQT.
|Maybe you need some time to experience life
outside of Chico before you make your college or career choices. See
another part of the world in an Exchange Student Program.