College Planning

Rovers--Please use your NAVIANCE account for assistance with College Planning. Naviance Family Connection is a planning portal for students and families including self-discovery assessments, goal-setting, college research tools, course planning, career exploration resources, and individual learning plans.  For seniors, all college application information, teacher and counselor recommendation requests, and application status are available and utilized.  Naviance also provides several career inventories that are utilized in the guidance classroom and career guidance programs for 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. If you need help with resetting your password, please let Mrs. Sandberg know.

Campus Visits: Seniors are allowed three excused absence this year to take official college visits, Juniors have two. Students taking a college visit need to let Mrs. Sandberg know prior to their absence and have the colleges complete the RHS college visit form.College Representative Meetings: Colleges will be coming to RHS to visit with our students this fall.  Juniors and Seniors can, with teacher permission, sign-up to meet with up to three colleges.  Students should sign-up at least one day in advance in the Counseling Office.  

Making a College Visit Tips: PLAN your visit.  LEARN all you can.  TALK to people.  TAKE note of your impressions.  Check out these 10 Tips for college visits.

Common App-https://www.commonapp.org/  If you are applying to more than one college, you may want to use the Common Application which can save you time.  

FAFSA Information--Go to https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa for the FAFSA application.  The FAFSA is available on October 1 of each year.

NCAA Athletic Information- NCAA Information for Student Bound Athletes

Ninth and Tenth Grade College Planning Tips

Eleventh Grade College Planning Tips

Senior Timeline for College Planning

How to Make an Impressive College Application

Writing a College Essay