FAFSA PARENT INFORMATION
FAFSA INFORMATIONAL MEETING: In lieu of an in-person parent meeting regarding FAFSA, we will be hosting a virtual meeting on September 16th from 6-7pm. An email invitation was sent to senior parents and an announcement was made in the senior Google Classroom. You can join the meeting using the information below.
See Financial Aid page for more information.
Any questions, contact Julie Drish in the counseling office.
(309) 593-2175 Ext 1011
VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIR
IACAC (Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling) is hosting Virtual College Exploration Program, for all Illinois students, September 15 – October 22. The six-week program consists of hundreds of opportunities for students to learn about the college search process and about many different colleges through panel presentations and information sessions. Students will gain a wealth of college knowledge, get exposure to a variety of colleges, and have the opportunity to ask questions of admission counselors, all in a safe, flexible, online environment. See link below for more information.
THE "PAY FOR COLLEGE' VIDEO SERIES FROM SALLIE MAE
Interested in an online degree program? Or looking for more information on colleges? Check out Best Colleges for more information.
PAYING FOR COLLEGE WITHOUT PARENTS
Need help paying for college without your parents? You can find helpful information at Affordable Colleges.
OPEN HOUSE OPPORTUNITIES
Check back in the next couple of weeks for open house dates for various schools. Due to COVID, not all schools are allowing vistors on campus.
Western Illinois University- MacombWestern Illinois University- Quad CitiesIllinois State UniversityHour long, outside tours can be scheduled most days - click HERE to sign up.Northern Illinois UniversityUniversity of Illinois- Urbana/ChampaignSouthern Illinois University- EdwardsvilleMonday 10/12/2020Saturday 10/24/2020Monday 11/9/2020Virtual visits and small group visits are also available. Click HERE for more information.Eastern Illinois UniversitySmall group visits are available, as well as virtual tours. Click HERE for more information.Southern Illinois University- CarbondaleVirtual visits are virtual open houses available. One on one visits can be set up as well. Click HERE for more information.University of Illinois- ChicagoVirtual open house: Saturday 9/26/2020. Daily virtual tours and live webinars are also available. Click HERE for more information.
University of Iowa
Visits are virtual this fall - click HERE for more information.University of Northern IowaSmall group visits and virtual visits are available most days. Click HERE for more information.Iowa State UniversityMost visits will be virtual, but a small number of select prospective students may be able to book an in person visit. Click HERE for more information.St. Ambrose UniversityMost visits will be virtual, but a small number of select prospective students may be able to book an in person visit. Click HERE for more information.Augustana CollegeMost visits will be virtual, but a small number of select prospective students may be able to book an in person visit. Click HERE for more information.Monmouth CollegeSmall group visits are available, as well as virtual tours. Click HERE for more information.Bradley UniversityFriday 9/11/2020Saturday 9/19/2020Virtual visits and small groups are also available. Click HERE for more information.