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College Planning How Do I Get There?. What is UCanGo2?. A college access program for high school and middle school students and parents Provides information on how to plan, prepare and pay for college Helps families create a college-going culture in the home

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College planning how do i get there

College PlanningHow Do I Get There?


What is ucango2

What is UCanGo2?

  • A college access program for high school and middle school students and parents

  • Provides information on how to plan, prepare and pay for college

  • Helps families create a college-going culture in the home

  • An initiative of the Oklahoma College Assistance Program and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

  • Visit UCanGo2.org for college planning resources


High school student workbook

High School Student Workbook

  • Why Go To College?

  • What Do I Want to Be?

  • How Do I Get There?

  • Where Do I Go?

  • How Do I Pay for It?


Take the right classes

Take the Right Classes

The Achieving Classroom

Excellence (ACE) graduation requirements are in alignment with the admission requirements at Oklahoma’s public colleges and universities and with the Oklahoma’s Promise curriculum.


Strengthen study habits

Strengthen Study Habits

Good grades are important! Develop great study skills now so you can excel in high school and later in college. Try these tips:

  • Study in a quiet area and take study breaks

  • Write down assignments and due dates

  • Check, edit and proofread your homework

  • Organize your desk and papers

  • Listen carefully in class and ask questions

  • Study your most challenging subject first


Act sat tests

ACT/SAT Tests

  • ACT and SAT are used to measure your educational achievement in a variety of subjects

  • Your score may be used to help you meet admission standards at certain colleges

  • Tests usually cost between $30 - $50, but fee waivers are available

  • Take free practice tests at OKcollegestart.org

  • Visit these sites to find test dates:

    • ACTstudent.org

    • SAT.CollegeBoard.org


Earn college credit now

Earn College Credit Now

  • Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

    • Take college-level coursework in high school

  • Concurrent Enrollment

    • Allows juniors and seniors to take credit-earning college courses in high school


  • Oklahoma s promise

    Oklahoma’s Promise

    • Must be an Oklahoma resident

    • Apply in the 8th, 9th or 10th grade

    • Family income must be $50,000 or less at the time of application

    • Receive free tuition at Oklahoma public two-year colleges and four-year universities

    • Receive a portion of tuition for private colleges and approved career technology centers

    • Visit okpromise.org for more information or call 800.858.1840


    Go the extra mile

    Go the Extra Mile

    Extracurricular activities, such as volunteer work or community service, can give you an edge during the college admission and scholarship process.


    Ucango2 resources

    UCanGo2 Resources

    • Scholarship Success Guide

    • FAFSA Facts

    • College Fair Worksheet

    • College Terms Glossary

    • What Do I Want To Be? Worksheet

    • Campus Visit Checklist

    • Finish the FAFSA in Five Steps Brochure

    • College Planning Checklists

    • Transition to College Brochure

    • Tracking My Classes and Achievements Worksheet


    Questions

    Questions

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    Contact us

    Contact Us

    Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

    Oklahoma College Assistance Program

    Outreach Department

    405.234.4239

    866.443.7420 (toll free)

    [email protected]


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