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Welcome to our College Corner where you can find all things college and future pathways. We want to help you succeed in navigating the sometimes overwhelming process. Explore the resources we have found to be most helpful below and don't hesitate to reach out with questions. Is there something not listed below? Contact us to set up a meeting or come see us during our school hours, listed on our Academic Support page. We want to help you get where you want to go! Please review the "Important Upcoming Dates" section for more information on critical deadlines, event dates and more!

** En español - por favor vea nuestros recursos en español al final de esta página

Important Dates

May 1st, 2020 - National Decision Day

*** Please note that many schools are postponing decision day due to current events. Please check with your school for their specific decision day.***

June 30th, 2020 - FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be submitted for the 20-21 academic year

Visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa to get started! **You must have an FSA ID to begin. 

October 1st, 2020 - FAFSA OPENS (for the 21-22 academic year)

Visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa to get started! **You must have an FSA ID to begin. 

October 15th, 2020 - Colorado Free Application Day

Visit https://highered.colorado.gov/FreeAppDayCO.html for more information.

College Checklists

These checklists were created by True North and designed to provide parents and students with the best practices for preparing to go to college ~ starting before students get to high school and following through to the student's senior year.

The Denver Scholarship Foundation has incredible resources for scholarships. Please visit the link above for a comprehensive list of national and state scholarships for students seeking a college education. 

This document is a condensed list of scholarships listed on the Denver Scholarship Foundation website that we have compiled based on desired major, gpa and other requirements. Please contact us with any questions. 

Please use the "Statement of Financial Need" link to access a template that you can use in your scholarship applications to express your anticipated costs for school. 

Please visit our True North document by clicking the 'Web Resources' link above. You will find a wide variety of resources on the following subjects - including but not limited to:

  • Career Exploration

  • College Timelines 

  • Scholarship Prep

  • Financing College

  • Scholarship Resources

  • Student Loan Calculators

  • First Generation Resources

  • Additional Spanish Resources

  • Advice for Educators

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