Fall Classroom Presentations
IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE CLASS OF 2020 - this list covers everything from the start of the year until graduation!
SENIOR handout on all the important topics of the year! (College applications, FAFSA, transcripts, ACT, scholarships)
SENIOR PRESENTATIONS for the Class of 2020 - these presentions are from September 16th during Academic Excellence. Below are the links to each of those presentations.
Letter of Recommendation Form
Letter of Recommendation Form - Seniors, please make a copy of this form, fill it out, then share it with the person who you are asking to write you a letter of recommendation. By filling this out, you will receive a much more personal letter that speaks to the person you are.
Early College Credit & Start College Now programs
- How Do I Apply to College?
- Junior Presentation for Fall of 2019/Class of 2021
Early College Credit Program -
As a junior or senior, students can be approved to take college courses at local two and four year universities, both public and private. There are very strict deadlines to follow to meet the approval deadlines. For the fall semester, the applications below need to be handed in to the student's counselor by March 1st. For the spring semester, the applications need to be handed in by October 1st.
- Application for the UW System colleges & universities
- Application for the WAICU private colleges & universities
Start College Now Program -
As a junior or senior, students can be approved to take college courses in the technical college system. There are very strict deadlines to follow to meet the approval deadlines. For the fall semester, the applications below need to be handed in to the student's counselor by March 1st. For the spring semester, the applications need to be handed in by October 1st.
- Application for the Start College Now program - Waukesha County Technical College
The answers to your questions and concerns, all captured in a video format by your Student Services team. Click on each individual title below to watch a brief explanatory video on the topic of choice. Feel free to contact your counselor for further information on any of the topics.
- Getting Started
- Graduation Requirements
- College Fairs
- Letters of Recommendation
- Ordering HS Transcripts
- ACT Test
- Technical Colleges
- Military Options
- Financial Aid Nights
- Financial Aid - General Information
A college search website that takes students from 3900+ colleges down to a manageable number in just a few clicks.
My College Quick Start
As part of the College Board website, this site can be accessed if a student took the PSAT, or just by making their own account log in.
When it is time to apply, this is a common that can send your application to over 500 private schools across the country. Check to see if your school is on the Member Colleges list.
University of Wisconsin Application
When it is time to apply, here is the link to all of the UW colleges.
Essays that Work from Johns Hopkins University
Use these to help you get creative ideas for your college application essays. These are all accepted applicants, with summaries from admissions counselors as to why these were "winning" essays.
The College Essay Guy
A helpful resource for tips on writing your essays.