SENIORS

Class of 2022

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Submit Scholarship offers, acceptances and military enlistments

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College Applications

You can start applying for college as early as July 1st 2021 for some universities.

Alamo Colleges applications open in mid-October of your senior year.

*Remember you are applying as an UNDERGRADUATE FRESHMAN for Fall 2022*

For information including essays, deadlines & scholarships go to


GoApplyTexas.org for colleges and universities in Texas


CommonApp.org for some private and out of state universities


mycoalition.org

NISD Transcript

ALL transcripts are ordered and paid for online - $3 each

Transcript Requests

Did you take Dual Credit or OnRamps courses? You will need to submit transcripts for Northwest Vista College and/or UT. Please keep in mind, after you graduate, you will need to request final transcripts as well!

For Dual Credit, log into your ACES account, click on the student link and request official transcripts.

For OnRamps, log into your UTDirect account to request transcripts.


How to request dual credit transcripts from Northwest Vista

TSI Information

You will want to check with the college you plan to attend to see requirements and exemptions for the TSI test. Click on the above link for practice tests and sample questions.

SAT/ACT Test Information

Many colleges are now test optional for SAT/ACT tests, so check each college for their requirements. You can check test dates, register and send scores from the SAT & ACT sites. When you log into your SAT/Collegeboard or ACT account, you will select Send Scores then add the names of the colleges. Each score report sent will cost a fee you can pay online


How to send your SAT scores to colleges.

FAFSA

This year it is a graduation requirement for the State of Texas! See Texas House Bill 3 for additional information. https://tea.texas.gov/academics/college-career-and-military-prep/financial-aid-requirement

Applying for Financial Aid

The 2022-2023 financial aid (FAFSA/TASFA) application will open on October 1st 2021

You will use the 2020 1040 tax information for parents and students.


The first step in the financial aid application process will be to create an FSA ID for the student and one for one parent. Once you have both FSA ID's, you will go to studentaid.gov (see image below) and begin the FAFSA.

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Below are different types of financial aid you may be eligible for when you complete the FAFSA.

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TASFA

TASFA is for students without a social security number. If you have questions regarding your eligibility to apply for financial aid contact Mrs. Torres in the career center or the financial aid office at the college or university you plan to attend.

Scholarships

This is not a complete list of scholarships! Sign up for Remind or follow our socials to receive scholarship info as it is received from Mrs. Torres

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Resume Templates

It is a good idea to create a high school resume to assist you with your college and scholarship applications and to request letters of recommendation.

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