<ul><li>Financial Aid Workshop  </li></ul><ul><li>and  </li></ul><ul><li>College Application Review </li></ul>
What We’ll Cover <ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Aid/FAFSA </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Review on College Applicat...
Websites <ul><li>The handout we gave you has all the websites that you need except: </li></ul><ul><li>https://sites.google...
http://learn.shorelineschools.org/shorewood/cprocess/index.php
LINK TO SCHOLARSHIPS http://schools.shorelineschools.org/shorewood/
https://sites.google.com/site/aftershorewood/
Financial Aid <ul><li>NEVER PAY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL AID!!!  </li></ul><ul><li>FAFSA...you need to fill it out!!!...
 
FAFSA continued... <ul><li>You need your parents tax information for this </li></ul><ul><li>Get your pin # now  </li></ul>...
 
From the main FAFSA page, there is a link to the FAFSA4caster
Mark Your Calendars <ul><ul><li>Paying for College:  November 16   Shorewood Auditorium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FAFSA a...
Review on Applications
Follow Directions!!!
Two main Types of Applications <ul><li>Common Application (online) </li></ul><ul><li>Other (online) </li></ul>
General Tips <ul><li>Visit Schools, Visit Schools, Visit Schools!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Do the  Facebooking  with current s...
<ul><li>Learn about dorms, apartments, greek systems, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>have a reach school, 2 or 3 target schools, a...
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College workshop #2 version 11.18.11

  1. 1. <ul><li>Financial Aid Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>College Application Review </li></ul>
  2. 2. What We’ll Cover <ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Aid/FAFSA </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Review on College Applications </li></ul>
  3. 3. Websites <ul><li>The handout we gave you has all the websites that you need except: </li></ul><ul><li>https://sites.google.com/site/aftershorewood/my-reading-list </li></ul><ul><li>Shorewood College Application Process website has links to everything you need (i.e. College Board, FAFSA, etc.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. http://learn.shorelineschools.org/shorewood/cprocess/index.php
  5. 5. LINK TO SCHOLARSHIPS http://schools.shorelineschools.org/shorewood/
  6. 6. https://sites.google.com/site/aftershorewood/
  7. 7. Financial Aid <ul><li>NEVER PAY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL AID!!! </li></ul><ul><li>FAFSA...you need to fill it out!!! This is required to get almost all need based AND merit based financial aid! </li></ul><ul><li>Check Shorewood website for links to local scholarships. </li></ul><ul><li>Check other sites for scholarships tailored to you. </li></ul>
  8. 9. FAFSA continued... <ul><li>You need your parents tax information for this </li></ul><ul><li>Get your pin # now </li></ul><ul><li>This will generate your Estimated Family Contribution </li></ul><ul><li>Complete FAFSA starting January 1st </li></ul>
  9. 11. From the main FAFSA page, there is a link to the FAFSA4caster
  10. 12. Mark Your Calendars <ul><ul><li>Paying for College: November 16 Shorewood Auditorium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FAFSA assistance: Will be in January </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. Review on Applications
  12. 14. Follow Directions!!!
  13. 15. Two main Types of Applications <ul><li>Common Application (online) </li></ul><ul><li>Other (online) </li></ul>
  14. 16. General Tips <ul><li>Visit Schools, Visit Schools, Visit Schools!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Do the Facebooking with current students!!! Ask lots of questions! </li></ul><ul><li>STANDARDIZE YOUR USERNAME and PASSWORDS! (One for all sites) </li></ul><ul><li>Send your counselor and teachers, via email, your personal information responses </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>Learn about dorms, apartments, greek systems, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>have a reach school, 2 or 3 target schools, and a fallback or 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Be creative with your essays and express who you are! </li></ul>General Tips cont.

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