Senior Year

College Planning

Start planning for college early during your Senior Year. Get 2 College suggest a student apply to their top 3 colleges.  Before making your final decision weigh your pro and cons, programs they offer, scholarships received, and overall cost.

Applying to College

Complete an admission application

Send ACT Scores

Send High School Transcript

Visit the campus & talk with a recruiter

Check into scholarships offered by the school (Leadership, Presidential, and ACT)

Complete housing application (many schools have an early deadline to get into a dorm)

Type of Institutions

– Community College – students who complete a course of study at a Junior College are entitled to an associate degree or technical certification.

-College – students who complete a course of study at a College are entitled to a bachelor degree. A college will not offer graduate programs, only undergraduate degrees.

-University – students who complete a course of study at a University are entitled to a bachelor degree. A university will also offer graduate programs such as master degrees and professional degrees.

-Technical – students who complete a course of study at a Technical College are entitled to a certification. Programs are usually short term and hands-on.

Schools in our area

Northwest Community College

Northeast Community College

Itawamba Community College

Delta Technical College

University of Mississippi

Mississippi State University

Delta State University

University of Southern Mississippi

University of Memphis

University of Mississippi for Women

Mississippi College

Millsaps College

Blue Mountain College

Baptist College of Health Science

Frequently Visited Websites

ACT – Check the website for registration dates, test dates, scores, and account information

Free Application for Federal Student Aid – Every student accepting any financial aid or scholarships without completing FAFSA. You can submit FAFSA starting in October of your senior year.

Get2college –  Mississippi’s recognized expert resource for college admission and financial aid advice. We offer students and their families a comprehensive program to help plan, prepare, and pay for college. They have a center located in Southaven, Mississippi. They also offer free ACT Prep Classes.

Rise-Up Mississippi – provides information about schools, financial aid, scholarships, applications and more. This is where you apply for MTAG and MESG. You must complete the application process, parents must sign the form, and parent tax-forms must be submitted before a student can accept any financial aid or scholarships.

Mississippi Articulation and Transfer Tool – Mississippi’s Statewide Articulation between MS Community Colleges and Public Universities. Students can research their course of study to be aware of which credits will transfer to a four year college from a community college.

Best College Fit – Student-centered solutions for college planning