Relationships matter. Students can get support for their college and career aspirations from many people and are more likely to complete college if their parents and peers have high education expectations. Students should share their future goals with the following 5 types of people.
Since the FAFSA and ORSAA opened on October 1, schools across Oregon have been hard at work helping students complete the critical financial aid forms. How are we doing? According to the new #FormYourFuture FAFSA tracker from the National College Access Network, the statewide FAFSA completion rate is 37% as of January 12, 2018.
Don't be fooled by these common myths about college!
'Tis the season to reflect on the past year and make resolutions for the upcoming one. Whether your resolutions are big or small; academic, athletic or personal, follow the four steps of WOOP to set and achieve your goals.
120 schools across the state hosted College Application Week events in 2017. See highlights from social media below - and don't forget to tag posts with #OregonCAW or mention Oregon Goes To College so we can share!
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:
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.