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College of Saint Mary Summer Academies

There will be two summer academies– one for Latina students and another for African/African-American students– held in mid-June for rising 10th and 11th grade girls. The cost is $25 for a full week of classes and activities; check out their… Continue Reading →

Common App Essay Prompts will be same in 18-19

For juniors looking to get a head start, it was recently announced that the essay prompts for next year’s seniors will be the same as the ones from this year. Info here if you’re looking to get started!

AP Testing Calendar

For those interested in earning college credit via AP testing, know that the registration window is open (Feb 1 – March 9) and cost is $94, due on or before the March 9th deadline. See the link to the application… Continue Reading →

ACT resources for Juniors

With the state-wide ACT being given April 3rd, a number of test-prep resources are available to LPS juniors taking the test. See below for this information! Online Resources: http://lps.org/go/RIOC ACT Online Test Prep (we ONLY have accounts for Juniors): onlineprep.act.org/login Username:… Continue Reading →

News from out-of-state colleges…

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… Continue Reading →

ACT Online Prep for All Juniors

FREE: ACT Online Prep for all Juniors URL: https://onlineprep.act.org/login Username: Your Email Address (Student ID@class.lps.org) Password: lpsstudent (all lowercase, one word)

University of Minnesota’s Deadlines

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 is the deadline for the following freshmen applications at the University of Minnesota. Freshman application first deadline. Full consideration for admission, University Honors Program, and scholarships is given to students who apply by November 1. (Note: All supporting… Continue Reading →

KU’s Application Process

KU’s admissions office encourage students to submit a complete admission application by the Nov. 1 priority deadline. The KU application process is quick and straightforward — no need to submit résumés or references. And if students submit a complete application… Continue Reading →

UNK Reminders

The University of Nebraska-Kearney has the following reminders for students regarding UNK’s upcoming November 15th scholarship deadlines: Omaha World-Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship — is the most prestigious scholarship paying full-tuition, books, room, board, and university fees for four-years.  Students must apply to… Continue Reading →

SD Mines College Admissions Process

Below are the suggested steps for completing the SD Mines college admissions process: Students should schedule a campus visit to see where they will be studying, eating, sleeping and enjoying campus life.  We offer personalized visits throughout the week as… Continue Reading →

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