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Plan a career.
Find a college.
Go on a virtual tour.
Prepare early for college.
Learn about financial aid.
Apply online for admissions and financial aid.plan for college
Get information on deadlines, ACT/SAT and other required tests.
Review the Pre-College Curriculum requirements.
Learn about vocational/technical schools.
Visit Kentucky Virtual High School.prepare for college
Find out what you should do each year of high school to prepare for college.planner timeline
Add your high school to the “Student Planner.” prepare for college.add your high school
Add your high
You can specify one school for each grade from 9 to 12. prepare for college.student planner
Choose your school
from the drop- down box.
Additional core coursesadd your grades
Add your grades.
Now you can compare the entrance requirements for those colleges in your planner to the courses and grades you entered in the “Student Planner.”
If you want to add a college, simply click “Add Institution.”student planner
Add a College.
To view a summary of your grades and college requirements, go to the “Summary Tab.”student planner
View your information by subject matter. go to the “Summary Tab.”student planner
For each school in “myGoHigher Colleges,” you can chart your progress toward meeting that college’s admissions requirements.
First, go to “myGoHigher.”
Next, click on “Colleges.”
Then click on “Student Planner.”student planner
Keep up with your ACT, SAT and other standardized test scores by adding them to your “Student Planner.”test scores
“Add a Test”
You can invite your counselor to review your portfolio and offer advice on college exploration, admissions applications, financial aid and other information.
Don’t worry - your counselor can’t make changes. Only you can.
Your username and password will remain private.add your counselor
The “Career Center” allows you to identify and prepare for your future based on interests, skills and abilities.
Custom advice and resources are provided to:
Middle school students.
High school students.career center
Complete the“Career Self-Assessment” and determine which types of careers match your personality.
Use the “Matching Assistant” to discover which careers match your interests.
Explore a wide range of careers in the“List of Careers.”
Find out which Kentucky schools have a related major.career center
Start by completing the Holland personality type so you can use your code to search for careers in the “Career Matching Assistant.”
Next, complete The Career Key.career center
The Career Key
Your Holland codes and Career Key results are saved in “myGoHigher Careers” and displayed on the “Career Matching Assistant.”
Fill out the requested information, and the “Career Matching Assistant” will display a list of all careers that fit your description.career center
View and compare schools Assistant.”.
Find schools based on type or distance.
Match schools based on your specific requirements.
Go on a virtual campus tour of selected schools.
Find Kentucky college websites with the “GoHigher Search.”select a school
You can choose from a list of Kentucky colleges and universities in the “Select A School” section.select a school
You can compare schools based on their enrollment, setting, tuition costs, housing and other factors in the “Comparative View.”compare schools
With the “Undergraduate Matching Assistant,” you can choose a school based on your preferences.select a school
Want to know how far a school is from your hometown? Just type in your zip code and the “Distance Search” will tell you.select a school
Visit a Kentucky college through a virtual tour and find information on the school’s admissions, costs and financial aid, student life, academics, campus highlights and key facts about the institution.campus tours
Search up to 10 campuses at a time for the websites of Kentucky colleges and universities.
Search tips are provided.gohigher search
Apply online to the campus or campuses of your choice. Kentucky colleges and universities.
Complete and submit your admissions application from GoHigherKy.org.
Save your applications to “GoHigher Colleges” for easy reference.applications and transcripts
Get detailed information and search for specific types of aid such as grants, loans and scholarships.
Find information on college savings programs.
Find free information on ways to pay for college.
The first step in applying for all types of aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Fill out the FAFSA online at GoHigherKY.org in the “FAFSA Transfer” section.
Determine your expected family contribution (EFC) before you file your FAFSA. Your EFC is an estimate of your family’s cost of paying for school.
Estimate monthly student loan payments.
Confused by the financial aid process? Try our “Frequently Asked Questions”!paying for college
GoHigherKY.org’s “Scholarship Search” has over $3 million in private aid awards.
Know what major you might study? Search scholarships by keywords such as education, law, music, etc.
Search for scholarships based on the information in your “myGoHigher” account.scholarship search
Filling out the FAFSA is the first step in applying for financial aid.
The GoHigherKY.org “FAFSA Transfer” will allow you to transfer certain data from your GoHigherKY.org profile straight to the FAFSA application.
It’s free.FAFSA Transfer
Fill out the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1 of the year you plan to attend college. Some grants (free money) are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis, so apply early.FAFSA transfer
Explore your options for taking online college courses. the year you plan to attend college. Some grants (free money) are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis, so apply early.
Information and resources provided for:
Kentucky Virtual University.
Kentucky Virtual Library.
Kentucky Virtual Adult Education.
Kentucky Virtual High School.
Kentucky Educational Television.distance learning
The Kentucky Virtual High School (KVHS) allows you to take more challenging high school courses.
Advanced Placement and foreign language courses.
More choices for “Gifted and Talented” students.Kentucky Virtual High School
Technical and navigation support is provided on GoHigherKYorg. Simply click on “Technical Support” at the bottom of any page.
You will find specific information related to your question.student support