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Attention 11th Graders! Real World Learning Model Application Now Open!

Start planning for your future today! The Real World Learning Model College and Career Prep Program provides weekly support for college access, financial aid instruction, career exploration and readiness, goal-setting and self-advocacy skills for 11th-12th grade students and families.

Students in 11th grade, from public or independent high schools, regardless of income level, are eligible to apply. This program is provided at no costs to students and families thanks to community contributions and a generous grant from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation.

Deadline for the application: October 30, 2017

Click here to download the application.

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Don’t Forget FAFSA is Now Open!

Need help paying for college? Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and quick. It gives 12th graders and college students access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college or technical school. In Florida, colleges will also determine your eligibility for state and school aid. Applying early is the key to ensuring you are eligible for the maximum amount of aid.
The 2018-19  FAFSA is now open! 
For more locations to get free assistance to complete your FAFSA click here.
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College and Career Checklists

Click here to see the 8th grade through rising 9th grade Checklist

Click here to see the 9th grade through rising 10th grade Checklist

Click here to see the 10th grade through rising 11th grade Checklist

Click here to see the 11th grade through rising 12th grade Checklist.

Click here to see the 12th grade Checklist

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College and Career Checklist: 12th Grade

Complete August through Early December (fall):

____Continue discussing your future educational/career goals with family

  • Review progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Discuss what type of support you need to achieve your goals
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College and Career Checklist: 11th Grade through Rising 12th Grade

Complete August through Early December (fall):

____Concentrate on your grades and review courses for the year so you take rigorous classes

  • Acceptance into college is contingent upon successful completion of 12th grade
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2017 Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship Now Open

The Suncoast Credit Union is partnering with Champions For Learning to offer five (5) $2,000 scholarship awards to high school graduates in the Class of 2017.  Class of 2017 high school graduates in Suncoast Credit Union’s 21-county service territory have the opportunity to apply for financial support to continue their education, thanks to a $116,000 investment in scholarships by the Tampa-based credit union’s Foundation.

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FAFSA Help

Get Help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid!

Attention current 12th graders and College students! The FAFSA now opens October 1, 2017! It is extremely important for you to complete the FAFSA to get access to federal aid, state aid, and grants and scholarships from colleges. Remember! You and your parent must have a FSA ID in order to complete the FAFSA. Need help to understand the process? Click here to see resources that are available to you and your family!

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Student Corner: Admissions Tip

When applying to college, it’s important to know your school’s priority deadline for admissions, as well as financial aid. And, yes, they are often different deadlines!

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Attention 12th Graders and College Students!

Need help paying for college? Here’s how!

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New Deadlines for Rising Seniors

For rising seniors when it comes to preparing for college, timing is everything. This year there are some big changes to the process and the deadlines which are all this fall!

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