Post-Secondary Planning

FALL 2019

Transcripts

  • Credits needed = 22
  • 5 credits to be full-time
  • Keep and make copies for scholarships and applications
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Careers

  • Job Shadowing Program - 1 day per year (not include Senior English project)
  • Packets 3rd floor counseling hallway next week
  • Career Expo - visit with local careers about what they do - November 20 in gym
  • Job Opportunities board - 3rd floor
  • Education - Student Paraprofessional Positions
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Oil and Gas Career Fair

Wednesday, Oct. 2nd, 6pm

Raymond Family Community Center, Williston, ND, USA

Williston, ND

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College Information

  • College Visit - 1-2 days - administrator approval, bring note from college to Ms. Ritchie
  • Apply to colleges if interested $35 app fee typically
  • College Application Month (Apply to ND college w/o application fee) October 9, 2019
  • Early Decision/Early Action deadlines Nov. 1st or 15th

College Application Month

  • Bank of North Dakota sponsored event
  • BND pay $35 application fee to ONE ND college/university
  • Wednesday, October 9 @ WHS during Advisory/Lunch
  • Sponsor: paying for sack lunches for all those applying
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College App Day Lunch Sponsors - Thank you for your donations!!!

  • Dawn Hustad
  • Cullen Weigel
  • Karla Sheets
  • Tess Benson
  • Denise Bervig
  • Stephanie Eslinger
  • Karen Luther
  • Stacy Haug
  • Jan Kain
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ACT

  • actstudent.org to schedule test
  • If taken already, need ACT student ID from results form
  • If not, sign up as new user
  • Sept. 14, October 26 next test dates

SAT

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Transcript Requests

Bank of North Dakota

- financial resources

- scholarships

- loans

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FAFSA

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Williston State College

  • Free tuition for fall of 2020
  • Apply by May 1, send transcript from WHS, graduate, fill out FAFSA, full-time student
  • 4 consecutive semesters (not summer)
  • 2.0+ GPA at end of first semester (no requirement from WHS)

Miscellaneous

  • Jostens caps/gowns November

Scholarships

  • Link from Career Development website
  • outside of counseling offices on 3rd floor (end of December and January)
  • Scholarships from colleges/universities due January/February!!!!!!

Horatio Alger Scholarship

  • Deadline October 25! 3.0 GPA, Financial Need ($55,000 income or less household)
  • Technical (CTE) $2,500
  • ND - $10,000

Counselors' Corner

RUReadyND.org is a great website to explore careers, colleges, and/or learn more about yourself as a student and future professional.

Username: nd.lastname.firstname.birthdate (e.g. 01011999)

Password: 01011999 (just an example)