College Planning

Checklist/Timeline for Applying to College

JUNIORS

  • Research colleges according to your interests using BigFuture
  • Attend a college fair (GHS college fair is in the Fall each year)
  • Register for College Rep visits through the Calendly link. College visits will be announced in your Junior Guidance Google Classroom
  • Go on campus visits
  • Narrow your college choices
  • Take the ACT

SENIORS

  • Schedule a Senior meeting with your counselor. This should be completed in late August/Early September.
  • Research colleges on BigFuture according to your interests using the Preference Search and talking with your counselor.
  • Register for College Rep visits through Calendly. Each week, college rep visits will be announced through the Senior Guidance Google Classroom 
  • Complete college applications
  • Apply for scholarships. Check the scholarship page for more information.
  • Complete the FAFSA. See the Financial Aid page for more information.

College Athletics

NCAA

All prospective D1 and D2 athletes must complete a NCAA Eligibility Center account. Please click on the link to get started: https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/

  • Please see your coach or your counselor for more information.

NAIA

All prospective NAIA athletes must complete the NAIA Eligibility Center Account. Please click this link to get started: https://play.mynaia.org/  Also, here is a link of all NAIA member institutions: https://www.naia.org/schools/membership-map

Transfer Credit

Curious to see if any courses you are taking through dual enrollment will transfer to a Nebraska college/university?  You can find out through this website.  You can also see course codes, numbers and credits.

https://transfer.nebraska.edu/

This website will allow you to check out all other colleges and universities.

https://www.transferology.com/index.htm