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College Prep Timeline
For a comprehensive list of "to-dos" for 9th graders to start preparing for college, click HERE! This list is customizable if you create a free account with Education Quest. Be sure you have selected "Freshmen" from the menu at the top of the page.
College Resources for 9th Graders
Getting Started 
  • College seems far away, right? Click here for tips on how to get started and make the most of your freshman year.
Finding the Right Fit
  • You know you want to go to college, but you're not sure what types of schools are out there or what would be a good fit for your personality, interests, finances, etcetera. Click here for some excellent resources.
Paying for College
  • It may seem far away, but it will be here before you know it! Utilize these resources and ideas to help prepare the way to pay for college.
If you need assistance navigating these resources, come see your counselor!
College and Career Readiness Day
On our annual CCR Day, freshmen will complete a tour of the UNK and CCC Kearney campuses. Preparations and communications regarding CCR Day scheduling and other information will go through Bearcat Time.
CCR Day 2/21/24