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Student Resources

College and Career Check List: 9th Grade through Rising 10th Grade

Complete Late August through Early December (fall):

____ Think about college as an important part of your future

  • Discuss your thoughts and ideas with family and school guidance counselor or teacher
  • Start saving money for college if you have not already
    • There are other expenses associated with college outside of attending a school
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College and Career Check List: 8th Grade through Rising 9th Grade

Complete March through Early June (spring):

____Become involved in community service

  • Explore your career interests and gain real-world experience
  • Begin community service hours for scholarships and leadership experience
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College and Career Checklist: 10th Grade through Rising 11th Grade

Complete August through Early December (fall):

____Continue discussing your future goals with family and talk to your school guidance counselor to determine resources available to support your future plans

  • Discuss admission testing required for your post-secondary plans
  • Gather information on post-secondary schools and programs
  • Begin planning for financial assistance
    • Bright Futures and other scholarships, start saving up
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Students Receive Help Completing the FAFSA

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a critical step for families to complete in order for their student to be considered for federal, state and institutional financial aid.

College Goal Sunday is a free session open to all Collier County families in which you can get assistance from trained volunteers and financial aid professionals and complete your FAFSA online.

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