Going to College in Alaska -

 
Life After High School

A Message From Governor Parnell & ACPE Executive Director

Alaska- a land of great...

Life After High School

Alaska’s institutions offer highly diverse programs of study designed to meet students’ individual needs as they prepare for future careers and Alaska’s workforce demands. Here are some things...

Applying to College/Training

Complete an application for each school you would like to attend. Make note of application deadlines. Be sure to thoroughly complete all requested documentation and meet the deadline. If an essay is...

Consider the Whole Enrollment Process!

Most will have between a $50–$70 admission fee. To give yourself some options, it is a good idea to apply to at least three schools. Every application takes time and commitment. Applying to too...

FAFSA

Make sure you file the FAFSA: Every year fill out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) from the U.S. Department of Education, regardless of your family’s income. If at all possible...

Types of Financial Aid

Financial Aid Grants: Grants are gift aid, meaning you don’t have to pay them back. Award amounts are generally based on eligibility requirements such as your unmet financial need, and the cost of...

Get Smart About Paying for College and Training

A college education can lead to a higher-paying career over a lifetime, but college can be expensive. What's the best way to pay for it? As you begin planning for what could be a million-dollar...

ACT Test Dates (September - June)

The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. ACT results are accepted by colleges and universities...

SAT Test Dates (October - June)

The SAT is a college admission exam that tests your knowledge in the subjects of reading, writing, and math. It does not test logic or abstract reasoning. The critical reading section includes...

 
 
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