Virtual College Night

Juniors (and others), Seminars and Information Available!

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Virtual College Information Night Details

Since we are not able to host a college night as we normally would, Oregon Goes to College is offering access to free information from experts on a number of college-related topics. All of these seminars are free and available to access at any time! Take some time to look at the topics, and to listen to some experts speak about these topics.


ACCESS THESE TOPICS HERE: http://oregongoestocollege.org/blog/virtual-college-night


  • It's A Plan: College Checklist
  • College Planning 101: Advice on Admission
  • Division III Athletics: What to Know and Why to Go
  • Enrolling at Oregon's Community Colleges
  • Oregon Public University Admissions Process
  • Private College Admissions
  • Essay Writing
  • Paying for College
  • Oregon Promise
  • Portland Community College's Future Connect Scholarship and Support Program
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Spring 2020: 11th Grade Updates

Here is an article from that same site (Oregon Goes to College), that talks about things that 11th graders can/should be doing during the spring. It talks about important steps, including applications, making a college list, paying for college, and more.

http://oregongoestocollege.org/blog/spring-2020-11th-grade-updates

Take a Tour!

One of the best ways to decide if a college is right for you is to visit campus and take a tour. While we wait for that to be possible, many schools have virtual tours and videos for you. Here are a few of them: (many found through https://campustours.com/, you can search by school, state, etc.)



Private/Independent University information for Oregon schools can also be found here:

https://oaicu.org/private-colleges/

Thinking of training for a career through a Community College?

This link has information about trade programs at community colleges from all over Oregon!


http://www.mypathcareers.org/

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Here are some places to find scholarships you can work on right away!


Scholarships.com list: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/school-year/high-school-junior?sortOrder=duedate&sortDirection=asc


Unigo.com list: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/high-school-students/scholarships-for-high-school-juniors


Prepscholar.com list: https://blog.prepscholar.com/best-scholarships-for-high-school-juniors


Jlv College Counseling List: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/age/hs-juniors/


Abbott & Fenner: Due June 12. https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com. Topic: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.


College Board Opportunity Scholarship: Here is something that I mentioned back in the fall. It is a scholarship program from College Board, that you can be entered to win based on completing important steps in the college admission process. Details here: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM307442-&rid=52673942