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College Prep

 
St. John Paul II High School Counseling and Guidance Department strives to minimize the obstacles that can loom in the paths of our students as they make plans to attend college. 
Career Exploration
Find out who you want to be and how you want to get there
 
Testing
Khan Academy Practice for SAT test
SAT Sign up to take test
ACT Sign up to take test
 
The Anatomy of a college application
 
 College Application Links
Apply Texas If applying to Texas schools must be filled out
Common App If applying to schools outside of TX fill this out (Some TX schools are listed here as well)
Coalition for College learn about, prepare for, and apply to college, beginning as early as 9th grade
 
Paying for College
 
FAFSA
Free application for federal student aid, opens Oct.1st and must be completed each college year by both student and parent
 
Scholarships
Going Merry Free site to sign up for multiple scholarships