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As a high school student wanting to go to college, it us up to you to research what you need to do to get into your desired college. Some of this may include: what ACT score is needed, what high school classes are required, when do you need to apply by, and how to pay for college.

You will find resources and information here to help. Plan away!


Local Scholarships

Scholarship Search Information



College Handbook: From a step-by-step checklist to choosing a major to college admission exams and much more, you’ll find it all here!

Financial Aid 101: RUReady provides Q&A for financial aid basics, eligibility, basics, responsibilities, etc.

College Cost Estimator Tool: This extremely EASY tool will help you to analyze/compare the cost of college(s). It takes into consideration not only tuition/fees but also transportation and personal expenses. You can also add in financial aid info to get a more accurate total of what you will be owing. I did the work for adding NDSU and UND’s 2017-18 expenses.

North Dakota and Regional College Cost Spreadsheet: These budgets are estimates for the 2017-2018 school year and are used for awarding financial aid. The information was furnished by each institution’s financial aid office and is subject to change.