College and Career Planning


Senior College Information Sheets

bulletCollege Planning Calendar (pdf)
bulletCollege Entrance Testing Schedule (pdf)
bulletMA State University Admissions Standards (pdf)
bulletReach, Possible, and Safety Schools (pdf)
bulletTips for Writing a College Essay (pdf)
bulletSAT vs ACT (pdf)
bulletWebsite Reference Sheet (pdf)
bulletWelcome to Naviance (pdf)


Junior College Information Sheets

bulletCollege Planning Packet for Juniors (pdf)
bulletCollege Planning Workshop for Juniors Powerpoint (pdf)


Eighth and Ninth Grade College Information

bulletEarly College Planning PowerPoint (pdf)


MassCIS (Massachusetts Career Information System)

bulletMassCIS Login
bulletMassCIS College Search instructions (pdf)
bulletMassCIS Interest Survey instructions (pdf)



MEFA Website for Families

The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) has established a website to guide Massachusetts families through the entire college financial aid process while avoiding the risk of internet scams and unnecessary fees.  Students and parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.mefa.org to review the financial aid opportunities offered by MEFA.



College Planning Links

College Board / PSAT / SAT
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/index.html?student

Accredited Online Colleges
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org

ACT
http://www.actstudent.org

SAT/ACT Optional Colleges and Universities
http://www.fairtest.org/university/optional

NCAA Registration Instructions (pdf)
http://www.tantasqua.org/THS/files/guidance/docs/NCAARegistration.pdf

NCAA Eligibility Quick Reference (pdf)
http://www.tantasqua.org/THS/files/guidance/docs/NCAAQuickRef.pdf

University of Massachusetts, State Colleges & Community Colleges
http://www.mass.edu/system/campusdirectory.asp

Common Application
http://www.commonapp.org/

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
www.fafsa.ed.gov

FAFSA PIN (Personal Identification Number)
www.pin.ed.gov

Peterson’s College Planner
http://www.petersons.com

Massachusetts University, State College & CC Grants, Scholarships & Tuition Waivers
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=aidprograms

John & Abigail Adams Scholarship
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=adamsScholarship

Stanley Z. Koplik Tuition Waiver
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=koplikwaiver

MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority)
www.mefa.org

AP Testing (Advanced Placement Testing)
www.collegeboard.com/ap

MAPCS (Massachusetts Private Career and Technical Schools)
www.mapcs.org

American Association of Community Colleges
www.aacc.nche.edu

Nursing Career Information
https://www.registerednursing.org/nursing-careers/#top

 

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://www.bls.gov/oco

Labor and Workforce Development
http://www.mass.gov/lwd/

Mass JobQuest
https://web.detma.org/JobQuest/Default.aspx

Nursing Career Information
https://www.registerednursing.org/nursing-careers/#top