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Helpful Information - Tips and advice (Great resource for parents)

INVITATION to check out a new free career and college matchmaking app. C’reer can be found in the App store and Google Play.

 

ABC news article regarding college tuition. http://abcnews.go.com/Business/back-school-tips-reduce-cost-college/story?id=17128442

 

Personal Financial Literacy is now required for all high school graduates beginning with the Class of 2014.  You can earn this credit and grade through a course in your schedule or through virtual in night or summer school.  You can also earn just the competency through the free online program offered by TTCU.  If you are interested in just the competency or don't have time to fit this into your schedule, please sign up in the counseling office to meet with your counselor.

 

PARENTS / STUDENTS – VISIT www.owassops.org click on schools, click on High School, click on academics. click on Counseling to stay informed on scholarship opportunities, college visits, college receptions and other resourceful information.

 

College search ups & downs?  Get started at www.cappex.com today!!  Get student reviews of 3,000 colleges, discover your admission chances at any college, and find $11 billion in merit scholarship.  College search made simple!!!

 

Tuition Funding Sources.  TFS is a private program that is only available to students at schools selected by Pepsi-cola.  It contains the world’s largest scholarship database.  TFS is safe to use and does not collect or sell student’s private information and there is no advertising.  Go to www.TuitionFundingSources.com.  Click on login and then “first time user?” link.  Select the state where you live and school you attend.  Follow the instructions.

 

Oklahoma Money Matters helps families make the right call with their money.  OKMM seeks to improve the financial literacy among high school and college students through a variety of free programs and resources.  Visit: www.oklahomamoneymatters.org or call 800-970-6566.     

 

Fighting substance abuse and addiction??  Drugrehab has created a guide that helps parents educate themselves and their children about these issues.  https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/parents/