Happy Holidays Alum,
We hope you are doing well. We have a lot to share with you this update so make sure you check out the "read more" link at the bottom of the page. Here is what we will be covering this issue:
Mr. Carter and Mrs. Kurter wish you a safe holidays and we hope you enjoy time with family and friends. Carmen's offices will close for winter recess on Friday, December 20th at 3:00PM. We will not have access to our building until we return on Monday, January 6th.
FAFSA Renewals 2020-2021 School Year
Is your college demanding you complete your FAFSA for the 2020-2021 school year yesterday? Do not fear, you are not too late to file, but keep in mind that the longer you wait to file your FAFSA, the more likely some schools are to run out of smaller grants or scholarships.
If you would like to set up an appointment, go to the Alumni Services page and make sure you pick one of the "Financial Meeting" options and then select a date and time of your choosing.
Pssst.... Mr. Carter is offering up Saturday, December 28th to help file FAFSAs so pick the "Financial Meeting Weekend" option if you'd like to take advantage of this opportunity.
IRS Return Transcripts, DFV Worksheets, Letters of Non-filing?
If you have already completed your FAFSA thank you! Some of your schools should already begin creating financial aid packages for you, but some will need a little more paperwork before they can give you that award. Many of your peers have been in this situation before and it does not mean you cannot get financial aid. The process is called verification and it simply means your school will need to verify some financial information before they can give you an award letter. here is what you will need:
Alumni Network and Mixer
Missing Credits (Dual Enrollment, AP)
If your college is telling you that your are missing credits from your high school here is what you need to verify first. 1) Did you take a dual enrollment course while in HS? (English, Pre Calc, Tech, or CNA for example) or 2) Did you take an AP course and get a score that your college would recognize (3-5 normally).