Post Secondary Resources
Any senior planning to attend college next year should complete this application to be eligible for various financial aid opportunities
Available: October 1, 2020
FOR STUDENTS WHO GRADUATED IN 2013 AND AFTER
Students should request transcripts using the online transcript request program, Parchment. Students will be instructed to select the destination of their transcript, authorize release of their transcript and pay the $3 transcript fee within Parchment. If you need a Fee Waiver, please contact Sarah Estrella or Kim Gauen. Please allow 3-5 business days from the time your request is completed in Parchment for processing of your request.
Completing the FAFSA is the first step in the college financial aid process. This is a required form for any student seeking federal aid including grants, loans, scholarships and work-study opportunities. Complete the FAFSA online at this site. The application opens on October 1, 2020.
If you have additional questions about the FAFSA, you can look at this presentation from MHS's 2018 Financial Strategies Night.
Here is a link to some information about loans that may be helpful: Private Student Loans Guide
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CSCS Parent Perspective
Xello has replaced Career Cruising. Xello is an online program that helps you create your very own unique road map for college, career and future success. Interactive assessments highlight career pathways aligned with your skills, interests, and unique personality.
You already have your very own Xello account! Go to https://tinyurl.com/CSCSXello and log in through your MCPASD email account.
Applying to Colleges
Below are some information sheets to help guide you in applying for college.
For information on UW's policy regarding non-traditional students, see below:
ACT and SAT Info
(links to Middleton High School site)
Juniors should expect to take the ACT through CSCS in Spring 2021. We will provide more information when it becomes available.
Students who would like to take the ACT an additional time will need to schedule this through ACT.org. These tests will not take place at CSCS. ACT is still offering testing options during COVID but sites may be limited.