College Prep Information

Services and resources for students and parents

TIME: See full schedule below

DATE: Spring 2017

LOCATION: Various locations

College Prep Information

Thinking about college? Students in grades 9-12 may join us for free workshops to help you with the application and financial aid process.

College Match Workshop

TUES, SEPT 26, 6-7:30 p.m.
Youth Auditorium
Learn how to build a list of potential colleges that fit your priorities. We also discuss how to search for schools that are generous with financial aid. In Spanish & English.

Selective College Admissions & Timeline

THURS, OCT 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
Youth Auditorium
Join Barbara Robertson, Williams College Admissions Officer, to learn about the admissions process at competitive colleges and what you can do to impress admissions officers. Get answers to your questions about how to stay on track to meet college application deadlines. Barbara will also discuss the liberal arts education offered at Williams College.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

TUES, OCT 24, 6-7:30 p.m.
All ages. Learn how the financial aid process works and how to maximize scholarships and grants. Participants will receive tools for completing forms and tracking deadlines.

Making the Most of College Visits

THURS, NOV 16, 6-7:30 p.m.
Youth Auditorium
All ages. Get beyond the sales pitches and make the most of your college visits. Learn how to visit colleges effectively and differentiate them according to your priorities. Not sure what your priorities are? We'll help you identify them.

Planning Ahead for Standardized Testing

WED, DEC 6, 6-7:30 p.m.
Youth Auditorium
Should you take the SAT or ACT? What about SAT Subject Tests? When should you take them and how many times? Come to this presentation and Q&A session to have all of your questions about standardized testing answered.

24/7 Resources

Make a Plan

Jackson Hole High School’s College Planning Guide
Important information about scholarships and deadlines for the college application process.

Explore Your Options

The College Board’s Big Future
Guides, videos and webinars about every part of the college search and application process, including understanding college costs. Set up a profile to have the site customized to your needs.

Explore Your Interests

What university characteristics are important to you?
The US News College Personality Quiz

Make a List of Potential Match Schools

The College Board’s Big Future College Search
CollegeView’s The School For You
Cappex College Search

The 411 on Admissions Exams

Register and prepare for the ACT
Register and prepare for the SAT 

Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid

National Scholarships

Scholarships.com
Finaid.com
Fastweb.com
The College Board’s Big Future Scholarship Search
Cappex College Scholarships
Niche: Find Scholarships
Chegg: Find Scholarships
Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae
University of Wyoming Scholarships

Scholarships for Hispanic Students

MALDEF Scholarship Resources
Educators for Fair Consideration: Scholarship List 2013-2014
Smart Scholar
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarships
Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Search Tool