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What do I do after High School?

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Explore links to state and federal resources to help you prepare for life after high school. Includes dates and places for local SAT testing, updated annually.


Dates to know

FAFSA Deadlines

SAT Testing Dates

Choosing A School

America's Best Colleges U.S. News & World Report's Annual Rankings.

Indiana Colleges ( Includes technical and 2-year schools.

College Navigator Search for just the program you want with this interactive tool from the National Center for Education Statistics

Entrance & Placement Testing

SAT Online Registration Official site of the SAT and PSAT,

ACT Online Registration Official site of the ACT.

ASVAB Online Registration Official site of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery.

Test Help

Kaplan Browse and purchase test prep materials from this nationally-recognized educational vendor.

HiSET - High School Equivalency Test Everything you need to schedule, prepare and take the HiSET.

Indiana HSE - Helpful information and FAQs from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Paying for Education

Jasper County Scholarship Opportunities Provided by the Jasper Foundation county-based charitable clearinghouse. Click on "Scholarships" in menu. Financial Aid for Students This website by the U.S. Department of Education offers answers for some of the big questions facing students interested in college today.

FinAid Award-winning and friendly guide to financial aid, including scholarship, loans, military aid and savings plans.

Estimated Financial Need (FAFSA) See how much you will be expected to pay towards college.

Financial Aid Calculators (FinAid) Calculate loan repayment schedules and more.

Fastweb Scholarship search engine, associated with

For Hoosiers Only

Indiana's Cash for College Links to financial help, scholarships and more.

Learn More Indiana A state and local partnership working to help Hoosiers of all ages complete education and training beyond high school.

College Goal Sunday Statewide help day each February for families planning college for the fall.

Indiana CHE (Commission for Higher Education) -  state financial aid agency for secondary education.

Timelines - Advice - Planning

Financial Aid Timeline Plan your year with this guide from Indiana's Learn More Resource Center, state-funded program to help more Hoosiers reach college.

Books, Video and other Materials at the JCPL Libraries

Books and other materials about scholarships

SAT Preparation Books

Other Test Preparation Books