Scholarship Information – List of local, state, and national scholarships
Planning for college can be a very confusing time. How do you start, where do you start?
Download this checklist as a reference and the links for resources.
Located in the Community Resource area of Wolf Creek; students are welcome to search through college information, career exploration guides, and financial aid resources.
University of Minnesota System
Provides information and links to the University of MN and its campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, MnSCU
Provides information on all 2 and 4 year public colleges and universities in MN
Minnesota Private Colleges
Provides information on all private schools in MN
The Common Application
Provides the online link to the common application which is used by over 300 member institutions
Information related to career exploration, financial aid, virtual tours of colleges, online registration for college visits, and scholarship search
College and career planning Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS) is a great website that allows you to create a profile and save information (such as your volunteer time, hobbies, etc.) which you can then print out for college applications. The site also allows you to search all kinds of colleges and careers. You will create your own username and password. If you have any questions, please contact Sean.
MCIS Account information: http://mncis.intocareers.org
How to Create a Profile on MCIS: https://youtu.be/-V6vgYcakqo
How to Save Careers, Colleges, and Assessments to Your MCIS Profile: https://youtu.be/xHNVGFPfVqM
How to Access Saved Information in MCIS: https://youtu.be/rGbGDR5N7LY
Next Step U – is a website devoted to helping students with college, career, and life planning.
ACT Information TRIO Wolf Creek Distance Learning Charter School Code is: 241-342
Free ACT Practice Tests
Students can access FREE ACT practice tests through local libraries. The practice tests and other ACT preparation material is in the Learning Express database which can be found on any public Minnesota library website. Below is a video tutorial on how to find the Learning Express Library and access free ACT tests and preparation material. VIDEO: https://youtu.be/o2XUGMKCRW8
If you have any questions or need help accessing this resource, please contact Lindsay Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-213-2023.
Attention Juniors and Seniors!
It is time to start talking about and planning for college. This includes signing up for the ACT. The ACT is an entrance exam that is needed in order to be accepted into a college or university. You will be tested on math, reading, English, and science reasoning with the option to also take a writing component.
To sign up, go to www.actstudent.org and follow the directions to sign up for the test.
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College Funding and Planning for Parents.
Contact John Unruh “The College Dude” John is a Certified College Funding Advisor. Reach him at 651-455-0621 or email email@example.com