Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Completing the FAFSA


*Information taken from the FAFSA website* 

If this is your Senior year and you are planning on attending college, community college a technical school, or using A+ money, completing the FAFSA is a must.  The FAFSA form is the application you will use to apply for federal student aid programs offered by the U.S. Department of Education. Completing and submitting the FAFSA form is free, and it gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to help pay for college or a technical school. Students may complete the FAFSA beginning October 1st

Before you can complete the FAFSA you and a parent must each create your own FSA ID. This can be done at www.StudentAid.gov/fsaid.  Your FSA ID has the same legal status as a written signature and is used to sign legally binding documents electronically. Do not share your FSA ID with anyone.  In order to create a FSA ID you will need your: 
  • First and last name (must match exactly what is on your social security number card)
  • Date of birth
  • Social security number 
  • Email address (email address cannot be shared or used for multiple FSA IDs
Once you have your FSA ID you are ready to apply for financial aid you will need to go to fafsa.gov

A very handy website that you can use to help you through this process can be found at: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out#get-help


Monday, September 30, 2019

FREE LIVE ACT & SAT Classes


Varsity Tutors is offering Missouri students FREE ACT and SAT live online prep classes (normally $799 per student). This is a Missouri-based company, and we want to make sure you're in the loop! The ACT class will begin September 24, 2019 and end on Thursday, October 24, 2019. The SAT class begins on Monday, September 30th and will end on Wednesday, October 30th.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Transferring Dual Credit

If you are Senior who has taken dual credit classes, you are probably wondering how to transfer the classes that you've taken to the college that you will be attending this fall.  As a North Platte student, you could possibly have classes from Northwest Missouri State University, Missouri Western State University, Missouri Valley College and/or Central Methodist University.

For information on how to transfer classes you've taken from Missouri Western State University click HERE

For information on how to transfer classes you've taken from Northwest Missouri State University click HERE.

For information on how to transfer classes you've taken from Central Methodist University click HERE.

For information on how to transfer classes you've taken from Missouri Valley College click HERE

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Journey to College from the Missouri Department of Higher Education


High School Seniors

Colleges are busy sending acceptance letters - if you haven't applied yet, now is the time to get those applications in. Use our redesigned College and Degree Search to filter your search options and find your best fit!

         
The 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, became available Oct. 1. You can file the FAFSA online or by using the new myStudentAid app. There are still some free events planned in December and January to help you file the FAFSA. Find a FAFSA Frenzy event near you and be sure to file before the Feb. 1 Access Missouri Grant priority deadline.

Get your FSA ID before starting the application. See other things you'll need with our FAFSA checklist.

Once you file your FAFSA you will receive a Student Aid Report sent to the email address you used on the form. Here's what else you can expect.Have you signed up to receive text messages from us with important reminders and tools to help you plan and pay for college? It's easy! Just text #MOJ2C to 41411 to receive a couple of texts per month. Standard messaging rates apply.


Important Dates:

Feb. 1
Access Missouri Grant,
Priority Deadline

Feb. 9
ACT Test Date

March 8
ACT Registration
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High school seniors: text #MOJ2C to 41411

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Completing the FAFSA

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*Information taken from the FAFSA website* 

If this is your Senior year and you are planning on attending college, community college a technical school, or using A+ money, completing the FAFSA is a must.  The FAFSA form is the application you will use to apply for federal student aid programs offered by the U.S. Department of Education. Completing and submitting the FAFSA form is free, and it gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to help pay for college or a technical school. Students may complete the FAFSA beginning October 1st

Before you can complete the FAFSA you and a parent must each create your own FSA ID. This can be done at www.StudentAid.gov/fsaid.  Your FSA ID has the same legal status as a written signature and is used to sign legally binding documents electronically. Do not share your FSA ID with anyone.  In order to create a FSA ID you will need your: 
  • First and last name (must match exactly what is on your social security number card)
  • Date of birth
  • Social security number 
  • Email address (email address cannot be shared or used for multiple FSA IDs


Once you have your FSA ID you are ready to apply for financial aid you will need to go to fafsa.gov.  

A very handy document that you can use to help you through this process can be found at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/2018-19-completing-fafsa.pdf

We will be hosting a financial aid workshop for parents and students on October 17th at 6:00 p.m. This will be in conjunction with Parent/Teacher Conferences.  If you have your FSA ID (parent and student) and bring your 2017 tax returns and W2's for yourself and your student you will even have time to sit down with a financial aid specialist and complete the FAFSA.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Medical Laboratory Science Night at Missouri Western State University

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On Thursday, September 27th from 5-7 p.m. Missouri Western State University will be hosting a Medical Laboratory Science Night on the 3rd floor of Agenstein Hall.  Practicing medical lab scientists from Mosaic Life Care, North Kansas City Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, and Encompass Medical as well as program faculty will be present to talk with students about medical lab science and related career opportunities in our region and beyond. There will also be a wide variety of interactive exhibits related to medical lab science. If you have any questions about the event or Missouri Western's BS Medical Laboratory Science program you may contact Michael Ducey, Ph.D. at 816-271-4391 or by email at: ducey@missouriwestern.edu.  You may also find out more by going to: www.missouriwestern.edu/chemistry/medical-laboratory-science.