College Planning Bulletin
A monthly college planning guide for Nebraska high school students
Text in RED has been added by Mrs. Shepherd specifically for EF students.
Winter break: a good time for college prep!
Take advantage of free time over the holidays to do some prep work for college. Here are a few things you can do!
Local scholarship applications have been emailed out to Seniors. Christmas break would be a great opportunity to get a head start on these applications if you choose to do so.
Seniors, complete your FAFSA
If you haven’t already, complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Need help? Use our free FAFSA Tools or call us to make an appointment for free help: Omaha - 888.357.6300; Lincoln - 800.303.3745; Kearney - 800.666.3721; or Scottsbluff - 800.303.3745, ext. 6654.
Juniors, prepare for the ACT
All Nebraska high school juniors will take the ACT Test this spring. Here’s a list of resources to help you prepare. All EF Juniors will take the State ACT exam on Tuesday, April 2nd.
Search for scholarships
Use our free ScholarshipQuest tool to find Nebraska-based awards. You’ll also find links to national scholarship sites.
Update your Activities Resume
Our free Activities Resume is an easy way to track your extracurricular activities, accomplishments, volunteer work, and part-time jobs. The information is then readily available when you apply for scholarships and employment.
In addition to giving back to your community, your volunteer work can lead to scholarship opportunities. Make sure you track your involvement on your Activities Resume.
For free help with college planning, contact EducationQuest Foundation:
Omaha Lincoln Kearney Scottsbluff
402-391-4033 402-475-5222 308-234-6310 800-303-3745 ext. 6654
888-357-6300 800-303-3745 800-666-3721
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