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Log on to gohigherky org
Log on to GoHigherKY.org

Already have a GoHigherKY.org account?

Log on here.

Don’t have an account with

GoHigherKY.org?

Create one here.

Forgot your username and/or password?

Click here.


Creating a gohigherky org account
Creating a GoHigherKY.org Account

  • Try to create a unique username.

  • Try using the first part of your e-mail address before or after your username.

  • Remember, you will be sending your information to colleges. Be professional when deciding on an e-mail address.

  • Enter your date of birth like “12/25/1981.”

  • Go to the home page or to “myGoHigher” to create your account.


Plan for college

In the “Plan for College” module you can:

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


Prepare for college

Find out what you need to know about college preparation.

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


Planner timeline
planner timeline

  • The “Planner Timeline”

  • begins with grade 8 and

  • provides a printable

  • checklist to follow.


Planner timeline1

Find out what you should do each year of high school to prepare for college.

planner timeline


Add your high school

Add your high school to the “Student Planner.” prepare for college.

add your high school

Add your high

School.


Student planner

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.


Add your grades

Add the grade you received for each of the five subject areas:

Social science

English

Math

Natural/physical science

Additional core courses

add your grades

Add your grades.


Student planner1

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.


Student planner2

To view a summary of your grades and college requirements, go to the “Summary Tab.”

student planner


Student planner3

View your information by subject matter. go to the “Summary Tab.”

student planner


Student planner4

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


Student planner5
student planner your progress toward meeting that college’s admissions requirements.


Student planner6
student planner your progress toward meeting that college’s admissions requirements.


Test scores

Keep up with your ACT, SAT and other standardized test scores by adding them to your “Student Planner.”

test scores


Test scores1
test scores scores by adding them to your “Student Planner.”

“Add a Test”

drop-down box.


Add your counselor

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


Career center

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:

Parents.

Middle school students.

High school students.

career center


Career center1

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


Career center2

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

Holland type

The Career Key


Career center3

Now you are ready to move to the “Career Matching Assistant.”

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


Select a school

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


Select a school1

You can choose from a list of Kentucky colleges and universities in the “Select A School” section.

select a school


Compare schools

You can compare schools based on their enrollment, setting, tuition costs, housing and other factors in the “Comparative View.”

compare schools


Select a school2

With the “Undergraduate Matching Assistant,” you can choose a school based on your preferences.

select a school


Select a school3

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


Campus tours

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


Gohigher search

Search up to 10 campuses at a time for the websites of Kentucky colleges and universities.

Search tips are provided.

gohigher search


Applications and transcripts

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


Paying for college

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


Scholarship search

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


Fafsa transfer

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


Fafsa transfer1

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


Distance learning

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


Kentucky virtual high school

The Kentucky Virtual High School (KVHS) allows you to take more challenging high school courses.

KVHS provides:

Advanced Placement and foreign language courses.

Summer enrollment.

More choices for “Gifted and Talented” students.

Kentucky Virtual High School


Mygohigher
myGoHigher more challenging high school courses.


Mygohigher profile
myGoHigher profile more challenging high school courses.

  • You can update or add information at any time. When you make changes in other areas, your information is always current. Fill out your profile in about 15 minutes.

  • GoHigherKY.org will not release your personal information to others without your permission.


Mygohigher applications
myGoHigher applications more challenging high school courses.

  • Once you begin an application, “myGoHigher” will:

    • Track where you stopped and link you to all your applications in process.

    • Give you the date and confirmation number of your submitted applications.

  • You can easily:

    • Add or delete applications.

    • Review the status of your applications, either submitted or in progress.


Mygohigher colleges
myGoHigher colleges more challenging high school courses.

  • Any colleges you add will be stored here.

  • Add or delete a college at any time.

  • Visit the school by taking a virtual campus tour.

Campus

tours


Mygohigher1
myGoHigher more challenging high school courses.

Submitted/changed

Applications.


Gohigher kentuckymail
GoHigher KentuckyMail more challenging high school courses.

  • Store your sent or received e-mail messages.


Mygohigher events
myGoHigher events more challenging high school courses.

  • Keep up with events at school or at colleges on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.


Mygohigher recruiter
myGoHigher recruiter more challenging high school courses.

  • Submit personal information from your profile to selected schools. Once you add a school to the “Recruiter,” your information will be available to them.

  • Changed your mind about a school? It’s simple to click and remove that school from your list.

Add/remove

Schools.


Student support

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

Technical

Support


Gohigherky org contacts

Dave Wellman GoHigherKYorg. Simply click on “Technical Support” at the bottom of any page.

Project Manager

KHEAA

dwellman@kheaa.com

502.696.7493

800.928.8926

Dena Spivey

SFA Advisor

KHEAA

dspivey@kheaa.com

502.696.7495

800.928.8926

GoHigherKY.org contacts


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