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College Prep

This section contains information about standardized testing, scholarships and the college application process.

College Planning

Click here for college planning checklists, information about financial aid and more!

College Prep Testing

Test dates and information

NCAA Clearinghouse

Hoping to play college sports? All athletes interested in playing Division I and Division II sports must go through the NCAA Clearinghouse. This organization analyzes high school transcripts to ensure that all athletes are academically prepared for college. A student must complete 16 core courses (English, math, social studies, science and foreign language) plus meet ACT/SAT requirements before being cleared and becoming eligible for college sports. The official website is Contact your school counselor if you need more information.

Drive of Your Life

Drive of Your Life is a fun online career exploration game that helps middle-school and high school students learn more about themselves, higher education and careers. Answer a series of questions and then go on a virtual drive to learn more about careers – all in a customized car.