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Guidance

Senior Class of 2020

College Information

 

Mr. Chris Nash

Academic Counselor

601-854-5692

Email:  eranash@bellsouth.net

 

Begin Applying to Colleges Now!  Many colleges/universities opened their fall application on July 1. Several of them have priority scholarship deadlines of December 1. You must apply for admission and be accepted before you may apply for scholarships. Several have housing application deadlines around the middle of October. Some colleges fill the housing slots based on when the college admission application was submitted.

Request for High School Transcript:  Once you have submitted your application to the college(s), go by Mr. Nash’s office and write your request in the Transcript Requests binder. 

Links for Additional Information:

Check out the following links to help with college applications, financial aid, and career planning.

https://get2college.org

https://riseupms.com

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org

http://www.fastweb.com

http://www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships

https://www.unigo.com/scholarship

 

FAFSA:  Go to https://fafsa.ed.gov to complete your FAFSA application.(Free Applicaiton for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA application opens on October 1. Even if you think you may not qualify to receive a grant through FAFSA, you must complete the FAFSA in order to receive any college scholarships you may be offered and to receive MTAG/MESG. You may also begin applying for MTAG/MESG on October 1 as well. Go to https://riseupms.com.

 

Voter Registration: You must register 30 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote.  If you are 18 or will be 18 prior to the election in November and have not registered to vote, go to this website to download an application:  http://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Pages/Voter-Registration-Information.aspx. Or, go by Mr. Nash’s office to pick up an application.

 

Selective Service Registration: The law requires all male U.S. citizens and male immigrants residing in the U.S. (permanent resident aliens) to register within 30 days of their 18th birthday.   Therefore, to be in full compliance with the law, a man turning 18 is required to register during the period of time beginning 30 days before, until 30 days after his 18th birthday...a 60-day window. Go to http://www.sss.gov to register.

 

ACT Registration

Go to https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html

 

SAT Registration

Go to https://www.collegeboard.org

Organization

Code

East Rankin Academy

        252304 (to send score to ERA)

NCAA Eligibility Center (for athletes

        9999 (to send score to NCAA)

NAIA Eligibility Center (for athletes)

        9876 (to send score to NAIA)