University of Nebraska – Admissions Process

The Nebraska application for admission is now open for Fall 2020 prospective students. Nebraska has already begun offering merit-based scholarships for 2020-2021. The 2020-2021 FAFSA becomes available October 1, 2019. Students are encouraged to complete it by April 1, 2020 for priority consideration. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is February 1. We will accept test scores from the February 2020… Read more »

Senior Family Meeting

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Seniors and their families who were unable to attend the Senior Family Meeting, may view the presentations below. If you have questions, please contact the presenter for each session. 2019-20 Senior Family Meeting * Mr. Ernst @  ternst2@lps.org The 5Ws (& 1H) of Scholarships * Mr. Peterson @ apeter11@lps.org 2019-20 Nebraska Scholarship List * Mr. Peterson @ apeter11@lps.org 2019-20 EducationQuest… Read more »

K-State’s Girls in Aviation Day

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The Kansas State University Polytechnic Chapter of Women in Aviation International (WAI) will be hosting its fourth annual Girls in Aviation Day – a FREE program for girls ages 8 to 18, designed to introduce them to the possibilities available with a career in aviation – on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Stevens Flight Center (#4 on the campus map). The… Read more »

2019-20 Diversity Leadership Symposia Series at UNL

Nebraska’s Diversity Leadership Symposia are special events for high school students designed to celebrate and promote leadership in diverse communities. Students who have registered and attend will be considered for the $2,000 Emerging Leaders scholarship per year ($8,000 total). Interested students are invited to visit https://admissions.unl.edu/events/on-campus/diversity-leadership-symposia/ to learn more and register for one of the Leadership Symposiums listed below: Nebraska Fall… Read more »

Boston University’s Expanded Financial Assistance Program

BU has a new, expanded financial assistance program, affordableBU, that will meet 100% full need of any admitted first-year student.  Students’ financial need will be determined based on the FAFSA and CSS Profile™. Once a family’s expected contribution as been determined, it will be subtracted from the full cost of attendance. The difference—calculated need—will be made up by financial aid…. Read more »

Lincoln Area College Fair

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Juniors and Seniors: Attend a College Fair this fall to meet with college representatives. Admission is free. Before you attend, visit NebraskaCollegeFairs.org to register for a barcode. Print the barcode, or download it to your smartphone, and take it to the fair so that college reps can scan it. 2019 Fall College Fairs Lincoln Area College Fair, Sunday, September 22,… Read more »

EducationQuest’s September College Planning Bulletin

Seniors and juniors will want to read the info found in the September issue of EducationQuest’s College Planning Bulletin, which can be found at one of the links shown below: https://www.educationquest.org/pdfs/CPB/CPBulletinSept19.doc (Word document) https://www.educationquest.org/pdfs/CPB/CPBulletinSept19.pdf  (PDF document) The September bulletin covers the following topics: Seniors…3 must-do tasks for this fall! Get FREE help from EducationQuest Meet with college reps at College Fairs,… Read more »

Creighton University: Now Test-Optional

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Creighton University is now test-optional* beginning with students applying for fall 2020. Why test-optional? To make Creighton education accessible to high-achieving students who may believe that test scores are not reflective of their academic record and ability to be successful in college, it is now test-optional. To us, the overall portfolio of academic experience, as demonstrated through a student’s high… Read more »