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College Resources

College Resources

Lauralton’s Guide to College Admissions
This comprehensive guide, published annually by the guidance department, is made available in junior year to students and their parents.

Naviance

Students are introduced to Naviance during their Freshmen Guidance Seminar series. Throughout their high school years, student make use of Naviance for career exploring, resume building, college searching, and applying to colleges.Parents are given their access codes during Sophomore College Night, which takes place during second semester (See Special Programs for more information). As an added bonus, Naviance enables you to see the number of Lauralton alumnae who have applied and have been accepted to various colleges.

Common Application
The “Common App” is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants can use to apply to any of 456 member colleges and universities in the United States and other countries.

Standardized Testing

College Board (SAT 1 & 2, PSAT)
This is the organization that administers the SAT, SAT 2, AP tests and other tests used for college admissions and academic achievement.

ACT (American College Testing Program)
This company administers the ACT for college admissions.

Financial Aid

FAFSA
FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

CSS Profile
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE is the financial aid application service of the College Board.

Net Price Calculator
This tool helps estimate the “net price” to attend a specific college or university.

More Useful Links

NCAA
High school athletes planning to play Division I or 2 sports on the college level must register with the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) eligibility center by the end of their junior year.

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