Category Archives: College Planning

Explore Careers in Biotechnology at SCC’s Upcoming Discovery Dinner

You are invited to attend a free Biotechnology Discovery Dinner at Southeast Community College! The event is generously sponsored by Neogen Geneseek, on Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 pm. in the Synergy Space at The Career Academy (8800 O Street, Lincoln NE 68520). At this event you will be able to learn about the amazing science happening right here in… Read more »

VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

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Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, Why My Vote Matters. Prizes and scholarships can be… Read more »

Lincoln Area College Fair is September 16

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Students and families can visit with representatives from colleges across the state, region, and nation during the Lincoln Area College Fair, Sunday, September 16 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Southeast Community College, 8800 O Street. Admission is free. The College Fair, sponsored by EducationQuest Foundation and the Nebraska Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers, will also feature financial aid presentations…. Read more »

SCC Discovery Days – Fall 2018

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SCC has released the dates for their fall 2018 Discovery Days. This experience gives students, parents, teachers, and counselors the opportunity to tour an SCC campus and discover the numerous opportunities available. Participants will learn about each program on the campus they visit, have the opportunity to speak individually with instructors and staff, and learn what it takes to be… Read more »

Junior Family Meeting Information

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Not able to make the Junior Family Meeting on August 28th? No worries – we have gathered all of that information for you right here. Below you will find the presentations from our group and breakout sessions for juniors and their families. You can also view the junior letter, which includes important information regarding testing during junior year, scholarship planning,… Read more »

UNK Health Careers Fair

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Area high school students (most beneficial for Juniors and Seniors) are invited to the UNK Health Career Fair on Wednesday, September 26.  Students may come in large school groups, or with a parent or chaperone.  There is no fee for the fair.  UNK asks that all attendees check-in between 8:15 AM – 8:50 AM in the UNK Fine Arts Building.  The event will feature… Read more »

Senior Family Meeting

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Senior Family Meeting * August 22nd, 2018 Contact Person: Mr. Ernst College Funding 2018-19 The 4Ws (& 1H) of Scholarships For any senior (or parent of such) that attended the Financial Aid Night on August 22nd, they can go to the page eqf.org/967866  to register for a $500 scholarship from EducationQuest! To be eligible, student must be: S. Citizen or… Read more »

News from out-of-state colleges…

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A couple of tidbits from non-Nebraska schools, for your information: Columbia (NY), Colgate (NY), and Swarthmore (PA) are among a growing number of selective schools that will now, as of the Class of 2018, accept self-reported ACT/SAT scores (click the link if you don’t know what that means :)). Only admitted students will be required to submit official scores through… Read more »