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College Information

The college application is a complex process that requires a lot of planning, time, and effort. We've gathered a variety of resources to help students and families prepare for this next endeavor. The BHS Counseling and College/Career Center staff is eager to help you in this process. We have many resources and much knowledge available in the Counseling and College/Career Center.

Beaverton High School CEBB Code is 380075

 

 

College Applications

A COLLEGE ADMISSIONS AND FINANCIAL AID GUIDE FOR ALL STUDENTS

The Fair Opportunity Project is a nonprofit organization started by students and for students. The Fair Opportunity Project believes in human potential, opportunity, and the ability to succeed. The FOP has prepared a comprehensive college guide full of resources that will allow every student take control of the college application process.

Modules
    •    GETTING STARTED
    •    MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH SCHOOL
    •    FINDING THE RIGHT COLLEGES
    •    STANDARDIZED TESTS
    •    COMPLETING THE COLLEGE APPLICATION
    •    WRITING COLLEGE ESSAYS
    •    AFFORDING COLLEGE
    •    POST SUBMISSION

The College Guide is available in English, Spanish, Turkish and Chinese. Below is an outline of the information available in the FOP College Guide. 

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Section I: The College Application
Chapter 1: College Application Timeline
Chapter 2: Starting Your College Search
Chapter 3: Standardized Tests
Chapter 4: Creating a College List
Chapter 5: Organizing the College Application
Chapter 6: Letters of Recommendation
Chapter 7: The Application
Chapter 8: The College Essay
Chapter 9: Optional Interview
Chapter 10: Update Letter
Chapter 11: Post Submission
Section II: Affording College
Chapter 12: Financial Aid
Chapter 13: Scholarships
Section III: Before College Applications
Chapter 14: Timeline Before College Applications
Chapter 15: Picking High School Courses
Chapter 16: Taking Initiative and Starting Projects
Chapter 17: Summer Experiences
Section IV: Essays that Worked: From Common App to Supplements
Chapter 18: Experience Essays
Chapter 19: Reflection Essays
Chapter 20: Strict Prompt Essays
Chapter 21: Short Response
Section V: Feedback and Additional Tools

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College Rep Visits

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College Search

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SAT-ACT Testing

2019-2020 SAT and ACT Test Information

** All US Colleges accept either SAT or ACT test scores **

* If you are on free or reduced lunch, please check with your counselor to see if you qualify for SAT and/or ACT fee waivers.


SAT Test Information

Register online: www.collegeboard.org

SAT/College Board Customer Service: 1-866-756-7346 (Toll Free)

SAT Test Dates 

ACT Test Information

Register online:  www.actstudent.org 

ACT Customer Service:  319-337-1270

ACT Test Dates 

Financial Aid

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ASPIRE

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