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College Planning Bulletin  

A monthly college planning guide for Nebraska high school students


January 2019


Winter break: a good time for college prep!

Take advantage of free time over the holidays to do some prep work for college. Here are a few things you can do!


Seniors, complete your FAFSA

If you haven’t already, complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Need help? Use our free FAFSA Tools or call us to make an appointment for free help: Omaha - 888.357.6300; Lincoln - 800.303.3745; Kearney - 800.666.3721; or Scottsbluff - 800.303.3745, ext. 6654.


Juniors, prepare for the ACT

All Nebraska high school juniors will take the ACT Test this spring. Here’s a list of resources to help you prepare.

 Our free Activities Resume is an easy way to track your extracurricular activities, accomplishments, volunteer work, and part-time jobs. The information is then readily available when you apply for scholarships and employment.



In addition to giving back to your community, your volunteer work can lead to scholarship opportunities. Make sure you track your involvement on your Activities Resume.



January “To Do” List



__ If you haven’t already, complete the FAFSA.

__ Apply for scholarships; see ScholarshipQuest for Nebraska-based awards.

__ Update your Activities Resume.



__ Update your Activities Resume.

__ Check out ACT prep resources.

__ Register by January 11 for the February 9 ACT.

__ Register by February 8 for the March 9 SAT.

Search for scholarships

Use our free ScholarshipQuest tool to find Nebraska-based awards. You’ll also find links to national scholarship sites.


Update your Activities ResumeFor free help with college planning, contact EducationQuest Foundation:


Omaha             Lincoln            Kearney            Scottsbluff

402-391-4033     402-475-5222     308-234-6310     800-303-3745 ext. 6654              

888-357-6300     800-303-3745     800-666-3721    




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For free help with college planning, contact EducationQuest Foundation:


Omaha                         Lincoln                        Kearney                  Scottsbluff

402-391-4033                 402-475-5222                 308-234-6310           800-303-3745,

888-357-6300                 800-303-3745                 800-666-3721          ext. 6654  


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