Career, College, and Scholarship Information

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Career, College, and Scholarship Information

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.

Download the College Prep Checklist

College Information Links

Located in the Community Resource area of Wolf Creek; students are welcome to search through college information, career exploration guides, and financial aid resources.

Accredited Online Colleges

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

University of Wisconsin System
Provides links and information or all of the University of Wisconsin schools
University of Wisconsin online application
Information related to career exploration, financial aid, virtual tours of colleges, online registration for college visits, and scholarship search

How to Get a Great Letter of Recommendation

Useful Links

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:
username: wcreek
password: success

How to Create a Profile on MCIS:

How to Save Careers, Colleges, and Assessments to Your MCIS Profile:

How to Access Saved Information in MCIS: 

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:

If you have any questions or need help accessing this resource, please contact Lindsay Miller at 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 and follow the directions to sign up for the test.

ACT Newsletters
“News You Can Use,” free monthly newsletter.

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