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6 Things to Consider When Exploring Colleges

It's never too early to start exploring colleges. Students should think about the characteristics of a school that would be a good fit for them—with over 4,000 colleges and universities across the U.S. (and 100+ in Oregon), there will be several that will be a good match! Students should start by considering the following things:

It's Oregon Goes To College Month!

Gov. Brown Proclaims November 2017 Oregon Goes To College Month

For the sixth year in a row, Oregon 12th graders are focused on applying for college and financial aid during the month of November. Oregon College Application Week and College Cash Campaign events will be held at 120 high schools across the state, with the potential to reach more than 20,000 students. The goal: to support seniors in completing applications for postsecondary education or training and financial aid with the support of caring adults during the school day.


“I wouldn't have applied without College Application Week. I couldn't have even done this at home!” Senior, Taft 7-12 High School

"The It’s A Plan checklists are amazing. It's all right there. It has everything I need and more." Teacher, Camas Valley Charter School

“College Application Week is so worth it. The kids were so incredibly happy and excited about college and I'm certain it'll ease my workload come spring time.” Site Coordinator