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Angelina College Dual Credit ONLINE helpful informational video:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAi8LYIackE&feature=youtu.be&hd=1

 

TEXAS GEAR UP:
http://texasgearup.com/       Free and easy to use college-prep resources. 

TEXAS ON COURSE: Preparing Students for College and Careers
https://texasoncourse.org/      

The college financial aid process is starting early. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) can now be submitted as early as October 1.

High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) is a unique program that encourages high school juniors from across Texas to explore the vast opportunities awaiting them in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or STEM-fields.  Juniors could spend a week at NASA this summer.  To apply for this program, visit http://HAS.aerospacescholars.org.

The United States Military Academy – WEST POINT – Juniors interested in West Point should start their application now.  Visit www.apply.usma.edu

Sam Houston State University Visitor Center  – Guided tours are offered in Spanish.  Contact the Visitor Center for more information at 936-294-3792.

NCAA College-Bound Athletes – Students interested in trying to play college athletics should register with the NCAA.  This applies to students in grades 10-11-12.  Go to www.eligibilitycenter.org Click Enter here for NCAA college-bound athletes...new account, and follow the prompts.

DiscoverStudentLoans.com provides a variety of educational articles and resources, including the top ten tips for getting a scholarship and how to apply for a scholarship.

The Payoff of College Majors - provided by Discover Card, helps students and parents compare starting salary and other useful information for over 170 undergraduate degree programs.

ACT/SAT preparation –  https://www.march2success.com - Website for ACT/SAT preparation as well as college information. 

Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) - is a program created by the Texas Legislature to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students pursuing a medical education.  For more information, phone 512-499-4352 or go to www.texasjamp.org

Khan Academy - Online Resource on how to navigate the college application process, write application essays, financial aid.  Go to www.khanacademy.org/college-admissions

edx.org - Online virtual courses from top-tier universities.  There are also options for remediation and AP test prep.

Chegg.com - Helps students build resumes.  Also, includes tutoring for a fee.

Cappex.com - Includes campus reviews by students as well as admission tips.