College Preparation

College Preparation & Exploration

Once you start high school, you need to start thinking about your future. Whether that means a career without college, with college or a trade school, there are steps you can take and resources to explore to initiate career planning. Learn what you need to do to start planning now. Learn more.

Common Application

The Common Application allows students to fill out one college application to send to multiple colleges within its network of 700 public and private institutions. Learn more.

Funding College

There are many ways for students to cover the costs of their education following high school. Financial aid, including loans, grants and scholarships, can come from the federal government, state agencies, colleges and nonprofit or private organizations. Learn more.


Students planning to participate in college sports need to understand the difference in the division levels in terms of scholarship opportunities as well as academic requirements. Learn more.


The SAT and ACT are taken by college-bound students in the spring of their junior year, and are used for college admissions and merit-based scholarships. The ACT is offered to juniors free of charge during a school day in April. The PSAT is taken to help prepare students for the SAT. Learn more.

For more information, contact:

Lee Anne Barrett, Guidance Counselor
570.744.2521, ext. 2247

Diana Dewing, Secretary
570.744.2521, ext. 2209


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