Part of your college application will include recommendations written by your teachers and/or guidance counselors. Please be sure to ask for the recommendations well in advance.
Please complete the following documents and provide them to your teachers and counselors when asking for recommendations:
Many colleges and universities require that you take a standardized test and provide the results along with your application. The two tests generally used are the SAT and the ACT. For information about the difference between the two tests, visit the Princeton Review website.
There are thousands of scholarships available. Do NOT pay for scholarship information! Any scholarship that asks for a fee may be fraudulent! Please check with the Career Center office with any questions.
Other Scholarship Websites
Stephen Education Fund - Available to any senior planning to attend college, community college, university, technical school, or a certificate program.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation - The largest provider of publicly available scholarships in NH, awarding more than $5 million dollars to 1,500 promising students each year. Students fill out one application, and are matched automatically with all scholarship opportunities for which they qualify. Many awards are renewable for each year that a student is in school.
College is expensive, and scholarships don't always cover the entire cost of tuition. However, there is often financial aid available to students and families. Visit NHHEAF.org for details about how to pay for college.
In order to qualify for financial aid, students and families will need to fill out the FAFSA form. This can be done online at the official FAFSA website. Filling out this form is FREE.
You can also search specifically for lower-cost colleges on the Affordable Colleges Online website.
Other Financial Aid Websites: