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College Planning, Research, and Testing

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FLORIDA SHINES - Free. College AND Career. Exploration


Starting in 7th grade, all Osceola County students create a FREE Florida Shines account to begin their career exploration. In 9th, 10th, and 11th grades, students will deepen and expand their exploration to begin planning for post-secondary education. 

To check out Florida Shines, please visit https://www.floridashines.org/

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KHAN ACADEMY - Free. Test. Prep.

If you have not sign up and started using KHAN ACADEMY to prep for the PSAT or SAT, boo on you. Sign up and use it. They also have some really cool videos to help with planning and applying for college!!! 2 birds, 1 stone.





See more videos here:
https://www.khanacademy.org/college-admissions/get-started/introduction-ca/v/sal-khans-story-college-admissions

or here:

Khan Academy College Admissions YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFS0Ox4LDKIx6lJED9r51Cw






POST-SECONDARY TESTING INFORMATION

SAT Test Registration:
www.collegeboard.org

ACT Test Registration:
www.actstudent.org

SAT & ACT Registration Deadlines and Testing Dates:
ACTSATDates1617.docx
ACTSATDates1718.docx

FREE TEST PREP:
https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat



COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY RESEARCH & RESOURCES

CollegeWeekLive College Searches and Virtual College Fairs:
https://www.collegeweeklive.com/

CollegeBoard's Big Future: College Search & Planning Tools:
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/

College Data: College Search, Research, and Planning:
http://www.collegedata.com/

College Scorecard: College Research and Comparing Tools:
https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/



APPLICATION HELP & RESOURCES

Application Essay Writing Help: College Essay Guy
http://www.collegeessayguy.com/

Common Application:
http://www.commonapp.org/

Coalition Application:
http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/




POST-SECONDARY PLANS CHECKLIST

Post-Secondary Plans Checklist:
PostSecondary Plans Checklist.docx


COLLEGE & UNIVERSITIES MATRICES

State University System of Florida:
2015 SUS Short Matrix.xlsx
2016 SUS Short Matrix.xlsx

Private Colleges & Universities of Florida:
PCUF Matrix.docx

Top Tier College Tour - Northeast:
2015 Northeast Tour (2).docx

Top Tier College Tour - Southwest:
2016 Southwest Tour Matrix.docx

Top Tier College Tour - Southeast:
2016 Southeast Tour Matrix EAST-1.docx





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