Prospective Students

Prospective Students
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Guidance Counselors

Cathy Kelker 
ext: 297

Black River High School;  Medina High School

Lillian Keenan
ext: 268
Buckeye High School; Cloverleaf High School; Highland High School

Patrick Shaughnessy
ext: 232
Brunswick High School; Wadsworth High School

 


Transfer Career-Technical Credit
 


Applying to College
Steps to applying for college

  ACT and SAT
MCCC School Code: 363-357

Register for/complete testing such as the ACT, the SAT (including New Writing Component) and SAT Subject tests.

Decide where to attendThis may sound elementary, but many students put this off until the last minute. There are many advantages to making this decision early. Pay close attention to deadlines!

Schedule a visitSit down with the admissions and financial aid experts. They are the best source of information when it comes to their college.

Apply Students will not be considered for scholarships or federal financial aid until they are accepted into the college. Most colleges have a deadline for scholarships and if a student is not accepted by that date then they will not qualify.

Search for Scholarships/Grants - Beginning the Fall of your Senior year, conduct scholarship searches and research scholarship opportunities announced by your counselor. Be sure to check this page often, new scholarships and grants are posted monthly.

Begin Financial Aid process - To prepare to apply for federal student aid, both the student and at least one parent/guardian need to register for a personal identification number at www.pin.ed.gov.  The PIN is required initially to electronically sign your online FAFSA and to later access your information.

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Plan your College
Road Trip!

 

Students should test in the Spring of their Junior year and Seniors should retest in October.

ACT
You must check to see if the school(s) where you are applying require the written portion of the ACT. It is highly recommended that you take the writing select of the ACT. You may register online at www.actstudent.org

Test Date Registration Deadline
September 13, 2014
August 8, 2014
October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014
December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014
February 7, 2015 January 9, 2015
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015

 
SAT
You may register online at www.collegeboard.com

Test Date Registration Deadline
October 11, 2014 September 12, 2014
November 8, 2014 October 9, 2014
December 6, 2014 November 6, 2014
January 24, 2015 December 29, 2014
March 14, 2015 February 13, 2015
May 2, 2015 April 6, 2015
June 6, 2015 May 8, 2015

 
ACT Test Prep Courses
are offered at MCCC.
Each session will last for five weeks. Classes run from 6-8:30p.  For more information, please contact Laura Icardi 330.722.7235
.

College.gov - US Dept. of Education

Attend Financial Aid Information

Discussion for students and parents will include information and direction to accurately complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Ask each college on your list what financial aid application they require and their deadlines.

The following forms are available in the MCCC Guidance office:

- The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- College/University Institutional Aid application
- College Board, CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®

FAFSA  - www.fafsa.ed.gov

Financial Aid Estimator and College Search - www.act.org

The graduation requirements vary for each associate (home) school.  Below are links to each associate school's guidance department or main webpage.  For additional information, please contact your MCCC guidance counselor.

Financial Aid Information Event

  Where can I go From Here?
Not sure what the FAFSA is? Wondering how to get financial aid for college? Then be sure to attend the Financial Aid Information Night at MCCC.  See your counselor for more information.

Apprenticeship
Professional Certifications
Associates Degree
Baccalaureate Degree

Air Force
Army
Coast Guard
Marine Corps
Navy

Additional Information

 

Resource Links

Driver's Education
Classes begin at MCCC, after school until 5:30 p.m., beginning in October. Information sheets are available in the rack by the Information Desk.

Correspondence Courses
Student needing to make up lost credit may be able to register for a correspondence course through their counselor.  Credits obtained without prior approval will be denied.

Ohio Board of Regents
Thinking about starting at a community college to later transfer to complete your degree?  Visit the Ohio Board of Regents website to find information about transferring credits.

uSelect
u.select
(formerly CAS) is an online tool that will help you view program requirements, course equivalencies, and see how courses you have taken or plan to take transfer to another college or university.

What Can I Do With This Major?
Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers.

www.fastweb.com - Scholarships, College information, Jobs & Internships
www.finaid.org - A student guide to financial aid information
Students ED.gov - Planning education, careers, campus life and military information
www.gocollege.com - Collegiate web sources
www.petersons.com - Prepare for your tests, find the right school, financial aid information
www.collegeboard.com  - Prepare and register for SAT
www.salliemae.com - Nations leading provider of student loans
www.act.org - Prepare and register for ACT
US Colleges and Career Guide - BrainTrack College & University Directory


MCCC Posted Scholarships

 ASSCOCIATE SCHOOLS SCHOLARSHIP LINKS

 

 

 

Black River School District

 

Brunswick City Schools

 

Buckeye Local School District

 

Cloverleaf Local School District

 

Highland Local School District

 

Medina City Schools

  Medina County Schools ESC Scholarships
 

Please note the Medina County Career Center is not affiliated with the authors of outside linked websites nor responsible for their content.