Tuesday, January 27, 2015

College Loan Workshop

--Attention Seniors and Parents--

IVC Guidance will be offering an extremely informative workshop detailing how the college loan process works.  Kelly Woods from Discover will be conducting the workshop.  As many might remember, Discover sponsored a fantastic workshop in the fall on financial aid.  This is a follow-up to that workshop.  Included in the college loan workshop: types of loans, what works best for your situation, things to look at and be aware of, and when and if you get a loan.

Wednesday, March 25th
6:30 p.m.
IVC Library

Monday, January 26, 2015

ICC Placement Test

Any senior who plans to attend ICC in the fall should register for the upcoming placement exam.  The exam covers mathematics and reading.  Results from the exam will be given to each student by his or her counselor roughly a week after the exam.

Wednesday, March 3rd
8:30 a.m.

Please sign up in the Guidance Office as soon as possible.

Monday, January 19, 2015

ACT Prep Class

ACT TEST - March 3rd

Prep Class - Jan 26 - Feb 25

Registration for prep class ends Jan 23rd.

Cost - $50 (includes ACT Prep book)

Class takes place two or three times per week from 2:45-4:15. 

Every point matters on the ACT.  It can make the difference between a $2,500 scholarship and a $10,000 scholarship.  All students are encourages to take the ACT.

Continue reading for complete ACT Prep class schedule.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Local scholarship dates announced

Each year, over $160,000 is given out in local scholarships. These scholarships range from $250 to $75,000.  Last year, there were 45 different scholarships awarded to graduating seniors.  With the growing cost of college, every penny helps.

Here is a breakdown of the upcoming dates...

Thursday, January 15, 2015

2015 FAFSA step-by-step walkthrough

For anyone who missed the FAFSA presentation at IVC last night, you might want to take a look at this 50 minute presentation that was offered by Zinch.com. There is even a Q&A with questions that were submitted during the webinar.

Friday, January 9, 2015

FAFSA Workshop

All parents and students are invited to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop on Wednesday, January 14th at 6:30 pm in the IVC Library. Seniors and their parents are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop as financial aid as well as most scholarship opportunities require the completion of FAFSA.  Janet Ozuna from Midstate College will be present to walk students and parents through the FAFSA process.

Wednesday, January 14th
IVC High School Library
6:30 P.M.