Planning

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SEE HOW YOU CAN START PREPARING FOR COLLEGE NOW
MIDDLE SCHOOL

PAYING

It's never too early to start saving for college. Find out how a 529 College Savings Plan could help. LEARN MORE

PLANNING

The EXPLORE Student Score Report helps you plan your high school coursework and begin thinking about college. LEARN MORE

CAREER PATH

Do you like to be outdoors? Do you like to read? Our Decision Tree can help you find careers that suit your interests. LEARN MORE

FRESHMEN

PAYING

The Hathaway Scholarship program is available to Wyoming High School graduates. It's not too early to learn how to qualify. LEARN MORE

PLANNING

Start planning for college by focusing on your GPA and finding extracurricular activities. Colleges are interested in both. LEARN MORE

CAREER PATH

In high school you'll be exposed to classes you've never had. One of those classes just might lead to a career. Which one could it be? LEARN MORE

SOPHOMORE

PAYING

The Hathaway Scholarship program is available to Wyoming High School graduates. Make sure you're taking the classes you need. LEARN MORE

PLANNING

You should start attending college fairs and thinking about what you're looking for in a college. You should also take the PLAN in preparation for the ACT your junior year. LEARN MORE

CAREER PATH

Learn about in-demand careers and hot job fields, then see how those match up with your strengths and interests. LEARN MORE

JUNIOR

PAYING

Time to get serious about securing those grants, scholarships and financial aid packages. LEARN MORE

PLANNING

Your junior year is ACT time. Wyoming schools require you take the test. Find resources available to help you prepare for it. LEARN MORE

CAREER PATH

Start thinking about your career path possibilities. Our Decision Tree can get you started. LEARN MORE

SENIOR

PAYING

Attend a "How to Afford College" workshop offered at your school or in your community. And make sure you're eligible for a Hathaway Scholarship. LEARN MORE

PLANNING

It's not a bad idea to take the ACT again as a senior. The better your score, the more financial help can be made available. LEARN MORE

CAREER PATH

Get an internship. Find a mentor. Or just evaluate your interests and strengths to see in which direction they lead. LEARN MORE

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Planning for College

Ready to start planning for college?

Make sure to check out the information included here for how you can prep and plan for college. No matter your grade, there is something to do right now to prepare for college!

Check out the Hathaway Scholarship brochure to learn more about how to prepare for college and paying for college.

Another resource to aid in students’ college search is the recently updated College Scorecard website provided by the U.S. Department of Education. The College Scorecard allows students and parents to search for colleges and universities based on the programs/degrees offered, location and the size of the student body. The website also has information on financial aid and institutions with low costs and high post-graduation incomes.