Tips for Seniors
Applying to Colleges
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College Board: The
College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to
connect students to college success and opportunity.
ACT: ACT is
an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides a broad array of
assessment, research, information, and program management solutions in the
areas of education and workforce development.
Universities of California
Independent Colleges and Universities
NCAA Prospective 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
Register with the NCAA Clearinghouse here
Chico High School, in conjunction with Butte College, offers seniors an
opportunity to register for their first semester of college through a program
By completing each part of a three-step process, students will have
their first semester of college classes in place prior to graduating from high
school. Seniors who fail to complete any step of this program will delay
the class registration process until after high school graduation. Whether
Butte College is your first choice or just a back up plan, don't miss the Reg-To-Go
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.
To find our more about Butte Community
College and apply on-line, visit www.butte.edu
Butte College offers Study guides for taking
the Assessment test. Check them out on their Assessment
Find a College that's right for you. Visit Tractus Insight to explore college campus information. Insight uses technology to link you to the campus's meeting your needs and interest.
Letter of Recommendation Request Form
When you have decided which college you plan to attend, you
will want to request that an official transcript be sent to that college. Prior to graduation, pick up a Transcript Request
Form in the counseling office and turn it into the Counseling secretary, Sally
Financial Aid and Scholarships
FAFSA - The
window to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid opens
on January 1, through March 2. After March 2nd students can still apply
for Federal Aide through FAFSA but can no longer apply for California State
financial aid. Prior to applying students and parents must go on-line and
sign up for Personal Identification Number.
Sigh up for a PIN
File the FAFSA
The Chico High School with CSU, Chico will host a Cash for College Workshop on
February 6th at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Chico High Library. You will receive counselor support for filing the FAFSA for Federal Student Aid
and the GPA verification forms allowing you eligibility for Cal
Grants. In addition, by attending this evening event it may put you in the
running to win a $1000.00 scholarship. Don't miss this evening of financial aid
Chico High Monthly SCHOLARSHIP NEWS Flyer - A new flyer will be out in October.
The Chico Community Scholarship application is
now available. The application may be filled out on-line, printed and
submitted to the counseling office.
and Financial Aid Tips
Scoring a Private Scholarship or Grant
General Search - www.fastweb.com
For Minority Populations - Grants for Individuals: Minorities