Category Archives: Financial Aid

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship (State)

What: $5,000 reward for  two national winners, $500 for eight regional winners, and $250 for state winner Who: seniors (this is sponsored by the DAR; you need NOT be female to apply) Criteria: Recognizes one outstanding young person from our graduating senior class who demonstrates … Continue reading

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Voice of Democracy $30,000 Scholarship — Local Deadline is Oct 31st, 2018! (Local)

This is a local scholarship! (You have a good chance of winning this one!) What: up to $30,000 Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Scholarship — local awards vary, state level is more than $2000 plus an all-expense paid … Continue reading

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FAFSA 2019-2020 Is Available NOW!

SENIORS: Remember to file your Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1st for the 2019-2020 school year. If you gather up the necessary records, it will only take about 1/2 hour to 45-minutes to complete your FAFSA … Continue reading

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Did You Miss Our Class of 2019 Financial Aid Night? Here’s the Powerpoint!

If you missed last night’s Financial Aid Night (or even if you were there, and want a refresher) here is our PowerPoint. If you have ANY questions, get in touch with Mrs. W right away — and remember that we’ll … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Night — Newly Revamped for WHS Class of 2019!

THE FAFSA’S HAS CHANGED, and you’ll need to know what’s-what to file yours correctly. Our Newly Revamped Financial Aid Night is Thursday, September 27, 2018, in Powers Auditorium. We’ll start exactly at 6:30 pm, so try to arrive a few … Continue reading

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Watch Out for SCAM College Prep or College Funding Ploys!

IMPORTANT! Watch out for SCAMS! While there are legitimate private College & Career Counselors/Coaches in our area, please be very cautious in responding to unsolicited phone calls, email, or traditional mail for “meetings,” “interviews,” or “conferences.” If you receive an … Continue reading

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Workshop for Parents & Seniors: How To Interpret & Compare Financial Aid Packages AND Make College Affordable!

IMPORTANT!! Seniors: Did you receive your financial aid packages from your colleges and universities? Mrs. W will hold a workshop on Thursday, April 12, 2018 to help you and your parents understand how to compare financial aid packages, what tax … Continue reading

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Juniors, Sophomores & Freshmen: Use This EFC Estimator NOW To Plan For The Future

All colleges look at your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) to determine what you and your family can afford to invest in your education, and then the colleges build a financial aid package based on your EFC.  REMEMBER THAT NO ONE … Continue reading

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Full Scholarships for High School Students to Study Abroad through ASSE

CBYX Scholarship — this opportunity is to study in Germany, and is almost a 100% paid for scholarship (students are responsible for airfare to D.C.) and spending money. It is one full school year. Students do not need to know … Continue reading

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This Is A FUN & QUICK Visual For How Your Choices Will Impact Your College Costs & Loans

This is a quick, fun game that gives you a visualization of the general choices you’ll make in college, and how they might impact your future options.  Give it a whirl!

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