• 2018-2019 Senior Information Sheet

    College Planning information:

    CHS School CODE: 130389

    TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS are on Naviance. Do not use SEND EDU. You cannot use Common App in Naviance. See your academic counselor for Common App.

    SENIOR REMIND:

    TEXT @k4kcgk to 81010 to be notified about colleges, deadlines, job opportunities, and scholarships, etc.

    Application deadlines:

    Most Idaho State Schools

    February 15th

    BYU Idaho & Provo

    December 15th

    University of Idaho

    Priority deadline Dec. 1st

    Out of State Colleges

    Dates vary. Check Univ./College website.

    Honors Programs &

    Priority Review

    Typically have earlier deadlines,

    Check Univ./College website.

    FAFSA applications

    Submit by January 1st or earlier if college specifies

    Important Dates:

    Event

    Date

    Sign Up

    ASVAB (military entrance exam)

    Oct 23rd  @ CHS

    Free, in Career Center

    Boise National College Fair

    Oct. 31st, 5-7pm @fairgrounds

    Just go!

    Financial aid Night FAFSA for seniors and their parents

    Thursday Oct. 25, 6-8pm

    Learn how to fill out FAFSA correctly and learn about Idaho scholarships

    Will be held in the Little Theatre on the same evening as Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Next ACT

    Test date: Oct 27th

    Register by Sept 28th

    Next SAT

    Nov 3rd

    Register by Oct 5th

    College Application Days

    (You will need your SS# to apply)

    Oct. 15th and Oct. 18th

    Will be done in Gov. Class

    If you do not have Gov. see Townsley.

    Lots of Colleges Visiting CHS -sign up in Career Center!

    ARMY 1st Wednesday of every month                

    Marines 4th Monday of every month

    Army Nat’l Guard 2nd Wednesday of every month

    Airforce 2nd Thursday of every month

    College Info Nights for Students And Parents

    October 18th at 6pm in the Career Center @ CHS come get info. from: Northwest Nazarene University, Idaho State University, University of Idaho, and College of S. Idaho

    November 12th at 6:00pm in Career Center come get info. from:

                Lewis Clark State College, College of Western Idaho, College of Idaho and Boise State University

    Hands-on FAFSA Night is an evening to help you and your parents complete the FAFSA!

    Nov. 8th 5:30-7:30pm, email Mrs. Townsley for a spot, townsley.alyson@westada.org

    Every senior should fill out FAFSA!

    Letters of Recommendation:

    • Ask someone that you can trust, like a teacher, employer, or a coach
    • Give your letter writer a minimum of 2 weeks to complete the form and/or letter
    • Give them a copy of your resume or a list of your accomplishments
    • Send a thank you card to those who wrote a letter of recommendation, letting them know you appreciate their help

    Naviance Log-in Instructions

     

    At school

    At home

    1.      

    Log into school computer using your login information

    Go to the district website www.westada.org

    2.

    Go to the district website

    Click on “Parents and Students”

    3.

    Click on parents and students

    Click on education Apps in the drop-down menu

    4.

    Click on Education Apps in the drop-down menu

    Click on Clever- login with your student username followed by @westada.org

    5.

    Click on Clever (no need to enter a username or password, the program auto-launches)

    Once logged into clever, click on the Naviance application

    6.

    Once logged into Clever- click on the Naviance application

     

     

    Helpful Websites:


    • Scholarship Information
      • WUE (western undergraduate exchange)
      • idahocis.org (click guest)
      • highfivesscholarships.com
      • boardofedidaho.gov
      • fastweb.com
      • Ultimate scholarship book
      • CHS website under parents/student’s scholarships and financial aid
      • Scholarship Monkey
      • Idaho Community Foundation
    • Essay Writing Advice:
      • epistemelinks.com/edge/essays/lo_college.asp#experience
      • essayedge.com

     

    Military

    www.army.mil

    www.uscg.mil

    www.usmc.mil

    www.af.mil

    www.navy.mil

     

     

    Federal Financial Aid

    -          www.studentaid.edu.gov      

    -          www.wiredscholar.com         

    -          www.hispanicfund.org

    -          www.idahocis.org

    -          www.financial.org

    -          www.finaid.org

    -          www.tuitions.com

    -          www.fafsa.ed.gov

     

    Collee Planning

    www.careersandcolleges.com

    www.collegeconfidential.com

    www.collegeview.com

    www.anycollege.net

    www.collegenet.com

    www.collegequest.com