Local Resources During COVID-19
College Search Engines, Sources of Aid and Scholarships:
COVID-19 Crisis Support
If you or a family member is having a difficult time during the COVID-19 crisis and needs emergency funding or food assistance, please contact Jaime Dulberg, secondary counselor, at email@example.com or Rita Rhodes, elementary counselor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For mental health support anyone who is struggling can reach out to Mind Springs at 1-877-519-7505 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. This line will be staffed with mental health professionals who will provide help to those experiencing increased anxiety and stress due to social distancing and others issues surrounding the virus outbreak.
High School/ College Exchange Programs help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world.
CIEE : A nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, CIEE is the world leader in international education and exchange. For more than 65 years CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available.
Go Global: Youth For Understanding (YFU) is a non-profit international educational organization with programs in 64 countries. One of the world's oldest, largest, and most respected exchange organizations, YFU has exemplified excellence in exchange worldwide since 1951.
- SAT: The SAT is the nation’s most widely used college admission exam. Every student will take the SAT their Junior year at Soroco HS in the Spring.
The College Board's mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. College Board services include college readiness, college admission, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning.
ACT: The ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides a broad array of assessment, research, information, and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development.
Accuplacer: The Accuplacer test is used to assess student preparedness for introductory credit-bearing college courses and concurrent enrollment courses offered through CNCC and CMC.
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery): The ASVAB is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces.
Test Prep Resources:
Khanacademy.org: Free SAT preparation through a college readiness partnership with College Board and Khan Academy.
Chegg Test Prep: With Chegg Test Prep, students can get instant access to hundreds of expert SAT, ACT, and GRE test prep guides.
March2Success.com A great resource to prepare for the ASVAB as well as ACT/SAT tests.
Accuplacer Prep Websites to review prior to testing;
www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer www.montgomerycollege.edu/Departments/AssessCtr/studyguide.htm www.stcc.edu/testing/placement.asp www.thefreemathtutor.com www.wsc.ma.edu/math/accuplacer/accuplacer.asp
Test Dates 2019-2020
SAT Test Dates:
October 5, 2019, register by Sept. 6 November 2, 2019, register by Oct. 3 December 7, 2019, register by Nov. 8 March 14, 2020, register by Feb. 14 May 2, 2020, register by Apr. 3 June 6, 2020, register by May 8
College Campus Visits 2019-2020
Scheduled College Tours: Fall 2019: CSU, CU Boulder & UWYO Spring 2020: Colorado Mesa University, March 6th University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, April 1st- Cancelled due to the COVID-19