College & Career Resources


The Admission Process

Standardized tests are just one way to measure a student’s academic preparedness for college, and they’re one of the many tools colleges use in their admission process. Test scores supplement, but do not replace, other important information.

College planning starts long before senior year!

Are U Ready for College? (Naviance Family Connection Booklet)

College Planning Timelines (Petersons.com)


sat and act sign-up

Don't wait until it's too late!

Find out when and where test are being offered

Register for the SATs here

Register for the ACTs here


SAT AND ACT practice

Did you know?

Khan Academy has paired with CollegeBoard to give you personalized SAT practice based on your results from previous SAT and PSAT tests you have taken.

Sign in or create an account at satpractice.org.

Additional Test Practice and Tutoring Resources:


College Entrance Exams: Accuplacer


RESOURCES

Life After High School
Designed for middle and high school students, this publication lists a variety of websites to use for planning for college, learning about college entrance exams, tips for study skills, applying to college online and financial aid resources. For those embarking on careers, it includes career/interest match sites, career exploration sites for middle and high school students, and career descriptions.

Connecticut Career Paths 2016 (PDF download)

Connecticut Technical High Schools

Connecticut Tech School Resources

Private Occupational Schools

Directory of Accredited Institutions
The ACCSC Directory includes information on approved vocational programs. Schools may offer avocational and continuing education courses included within the school’s scope of accreditation.

US News & World Report Education
Guide to Admissions

Foreign Student Resources This pamphlet contains information for international students pursuing a degree in the U.S., and students who wish to learn English or obtain a high school equivalency degree.

NCAA Eligibility Center College-Bound Student-Athletes: At this site, you'll find the tools and information you need to begin your college experience. If you wish to participate in NCAA Division I or II athletics, you need to be certified by the NCAA Eligibility Center. You need to qualify academically and you will also need to be cleared as an amateur student-athlete. You are responsible for achieving and protecting your eligibility status.

Registering with the Selective Service: http://www.sss.gov


APPLYING TO COLLEGE


Parent College Prep — This checklist is designed to guide you and your college-bound student through the college application process.

Questions to Ask When Choosing A College — A variety of questions students and parents may want to explore with college admissions officers or while visiting college campuses.

Teach in Connecticut — Information for persons seeking to become certified teachers.

Alternate Route to Teacher Certification

Directory of Accredited Institutions

The ACCSC Directory includes information on approved vocational programs. Schools may offer a vocational and continuing education courses included within the school’s scope of accreditation. For more information on these types of courses, contact ACCSC at 703.247.4212. Student Corner - overview

CONNECTICUT "STEM"CAREERS

Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines are used throughout business to provide insight, increase productivity and improve technical capabilities.
For a complete list of STEM occupations click here

Other Helpful Links

Online Nursing Programs

COMMON APPLICATION

The Common Application serves students and member institutions by providing an admission application – online and in print – that students may submit to any of our 600 members.

Link the Common App to your Naviance account


TUITION BREAK FOR NEW ENGLAND STUDENTS

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE), through its Regional Student Program (RSP) Tuition Break, provides a significant tuition discount to Connecticut residents, when they enroll at public campuses in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont to pursue specialized degree programs, which are not offered by Massachusetts' state colleges and universities.


APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID:

FAFSA vs CSS Profile - what are they?

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid

CSS Profile

Connecticut’s one-stop shop for helping you plan, save and pay for college. They have the information that you need – whether you’re trying to save, looking for scholarships, considering a loan, or just want to figure out how to put it all together. CT Dollars & Sense – a great resource for Connecticut students and their families! https://ctdollarsandsense.com/


SCHOLARSHIP Information


TRANSCRIPTS

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Montville High School

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