College

  • 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. 

    drishju@sherrard.us

    (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.

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION 

     

    THE "PAY FOR COLLEGE' VIDEO SERIES FROM SALLIE MAE

    Paying for college

    How to find out what college really costs

    How to find free money for college

    How to fll out the FAFSA

    Understanding your financial aid offers

     

    ONLINE DEGREES

    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- Macomb
     
    Visits are virtual this fall - click HERE for more information.
     
    Western Illinois University- Quad Cities
     
    Visits are virtual this fall - click HERE for more information.
     
    Illinois State University
     
    Hour long, outside tours can be scheduled most days - click HERE to sign up. 
     
    Northern Illinois University
     
    Visits are virtual this fall - click HERE for more information. 
     
    University of Illinois- Urbana/Champaign
     
    Visits are virtual this fall - click HERE for more information. 
     
    Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville
     
    Monday 10/12/2020
    Saturday 10/24/2020
    Monday 11/9/2020
     
    Virtual visits and small group visits are also available. Click HERE for more information.
     
    Eastern Illinois University
     
    Small group visits are available, as well as virtual tours. Click HERE for more information.  
     
    Southern Illinois University- Carbondale
     
    Virtual visits are virtual open houses available. One on one visits can be set up as well. Click HERE for more information.
     
    University of Illinois- Chicago
     
    Virtual 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 Iowa
     
    Small group visits and virtual visits are available most days. Click HERE for more information. 
     
    Iowa State University
     
    Most 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 University
     
    Most 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 College
     
    Most 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 College
     
    Small group visits are available, as well as virtual tours. Click HERE for more information.  
     
    Bradley University
     
    Friday 9/11/2020
    Saturday 9/19/2020
     
    Virtual visits and small groups are also available. Click HERE for more information.