WHAT’S IN YOUR FUTURE?. CHOICES:. Work Trade/Technical School (Virginia College, Blue Cliff School, Nashville Auto Diesel, Chris’s Beauty College) Community College Major 4-year university. WORK:. Your Technology class is preparing you with skills to be successful in the workplace:
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Your Technology class is preparing you with skills to be successful in the workplace:
What do I do to go to a community college?
1st time entering freshman
Tuition and fees
Programs of study
What is the deadline?
Is there an application fee?
WHAT ARE THE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS?
MGCCC offers a Career/Tech scholarship if you complete two years of a Technology Program in high school? Check it out…
MGCCC's scholarship programs
Is there a deadline?
Is there a fee?
Free or reduced lunch can get a fee waiver
Is it on-line only or can I send a paper application?
Are you required to live on campus?
There is a separate housing application that must be filled out and usually has a fee attached.
Are you allowed to have a car on campus?
What will I need to furnish my dorm room? $$$
If I live off campus, will I need to furnish it? Will I have to pay utilities (cable, water, electricity, etc.)?
I am here to help you! I am not a counselor but I can help you in your search for a career/school that is right for you.
Graduation will be here before you know it, start planning now!
ACT is offered in October, December, February, April, and June
Does the college of your choice have a deadline for academic scholarships?
If you receive free or reduced lunch, you are eligible for one ACT waiver for your junior year and one for your senior year
Application deadlines? Early admission? What is the latest you can apply for admission?
After January 1, file your FAFSA
MTAG prior to September 15th
Any other financial considerations?
Are you eligible for dual enrollment at MGCCC? They offer eligible seniors one free course during their senior year ($84 is not covered)
ACT is offered October, December, February, April, and June
ACT score = FREE money for school!
Do you have an idea of where you want to go? Visit the college campuses.
Are you on track to meet the entrance requirements?
Is your GPA where it needs to be?
Are you in a club/clubs? Do you hold an office?
Are you volunteering with a group? School or otherwise?
Are you preparing a resume?
Are you saving money?
Start looking at colleges’ websites to learn as much as you can about them before visiting so you know what to ask once you get there.
Do you know about “study abroad”?
You may want to take the ACT towards the end of your sophomore year just to see what it’s about.
Are you taking classes that meet the high school graduation requirements or classes that meet college entrance requirements?