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College Information

Senior Planning Guide

Twitter - @bghsguidance, @BGHSReady

College

Admissions (Start NOW!)

  1. Application (On college website)

  2. Application Fee (or Fee Waiver - See your counselor)

  3. Transcript (Parchment.com)

  4. ACT Score (Found on your transcript)

*****Don’t Wait To Apply*****

 

Financial Aid

Income

1. FAFSA (October 1- fafsa.gov)

  • Grants (FREE MONEY!!!)

  • Pell Grant - $5,815

  • CAP Grant - $1,900

  • KTG (Private Schools) - $3,000

  • Work Study $______________

  • Loans (PAY BACK)

    • Stafford - $5,500

    • Parent PLUS Loan

  • Work Study - $Different for each school

2.  Scholarships

  • University

  • National (fastweb.com)

  • Local (Remind - @msswiney)

  • KEES (kheaa.com)

3.  Personal Savings

  • Work

  • Birthday/Graduation Money

  • Family College Fund

4.  Alternative

  • Military

  • Tuition Reimbursement from Company

 

Expenses

Tuition

Books

Room

Meals

Cost of Attendance

 

College Calculator

  • Expenses - Income = Personal Cost of Attendance (magic number)

Your personal Cost of Attendance may be less than the school's posted Cost of Attendance! It depends on your expenses!

FIND A COLLEGE IN YOUR BUDGET!!!!!!!!!

 

 

Military

Research each branch! It’s NOT just combat, it’s a career (and free college)!

Air Force

TSGT Patrick Parnell

(270) 709-5976

http://www.af.mil

 

Marines

SSGT Jeremy Caraway

(270) 307-4094

http://www.marines.mil

 

Navy

Petty Officer Trevor Hoagland

(270) 348-3582

http://www.navy.mil

 

Army

SSGT Latoya Dewey

(931) 334-4027

https://www.army.mil

 

National Guard

SGT Louis Pence

(270) 801-8993

http://www.nationalguard.mil

 

Basic Military Timeline (take the ASVAB!)

Sign up with Recruiter

Get Background/Medical Check

Basic Training (about 9 weeks)

Career Training (depends on job assignment)

Start Working!

 

 

 

Workforce

You have MORE OPTIONS than minimum wage, friends!

SKYFAME - Get sponsored by a manufacturing company. Work Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays. Go to School (SKYCTC in Franklin, KY) Tuesdays, Thursdays. Lasts 5 semesters (2.5 years): free associate's degree, free certifications, job experience, retirement contributions, medical/dental/vision insurance.

 

SOKY Jobs - AWESOME job search engine for our region. sokyjobs.com

 

ResCare - Youth program. Get help with housing, college tuition, transportation, interview assistance, job training, job seeking skills, soft skills training, etc.

 

KY Career Center - interview assistance, job training, job seeking skills, soft skills training, etc.

***New opportunities pop up all the time. Check Often!***

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