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We welcome the opportunity to meet one-on-one with you and your family around college planning throughout the school year. To schedule an appointment simply email your counselor to arrange a date and time.  We look forward to assisting our seniors accomplish their goals!

For information on College Planning, including College Open Houses, College Fairs, ACT/SAT Testing, Scholarships, and other pertinent information read the weekly Counseling Corner in the Otter News.

College Resources

Naviance: https://student.naviance.com/jeffco 

Naviance is a comprehensive 7-12 college and career readiness platform that includes many options for college preparation for Jeffco students in grades 7-12. Your username is your student ID number and your password is your 8 digit birthday (MMDDYYYY). Use the many search options in the Colleges tab.


College in Colorado College Admissions Tool: https://www.coadmissionstool.org/

This tool will help you find out how the classes you take, your GPA and test scores compare to Colorado college’s and university’s admission standards. You can also explore technical or community colleges.


Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education: https://www.wiche.edu/

WICHE is a nonprofit organization which includes 16 member states and territories that work collaboratively to improve access to higher education and ensure student success.

Search here for a list of participating institutions: http://wue.wiche.edu/search_results.jsp?searchType=all


Colorado Department of Higher Education: https://highered.colorado.gov/academics/colleges/

This site includes a listing of all Colorado colleges and universities and related information.


Common Application: http://www.commonapp.org/

This site includes the application to apply to more than 700 colleges.


Jeffco Department of Learning and Educational Achievement: http://jeffcoweb.jeffco.k12.co.us/isu/counsel/

This site has college and career information, including college links, scholarships, financial aid, testing, and commercial links.


National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA): https://www.playnaia.org/

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA): http://www.ncaa.org/


Financial Aid

College Opportunity Fund: https://secure.collegeincolorado.org/Home/COF/College_Opportunity_Fund.aspx

The College Opportunity Fund, created by the Colorado Legislature, provides a stipend to eligible undergraduate students. Eligible undergraduate students must apply, be admitted and enroll at a participating Colorado institution.


Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): https://fafsa.ed.gov/

The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school.



Scholarships

Here is a list of sites for scholarship resources:

 (Scholarship scams: Be wary of any scholarship applications that require an upfront fee.)

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