College Guidance & Scholarships

If you have your sights set on college, Faith West provides guidance and counseling for you to achieve your goals.

College Board

Have you registered with College Board?

Students: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/index.html?student

Parents: http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/

My College QuickStart™

If you took the PSAT/NMSQT, you have access to My College QuickStart, a free personalized college and career planning kit based on your test results.

To sign in, you’ll need the access code printed on your PSAT/NMSQT paper score report. If you do not already have a College Board account, you’ll be prompted to create one. It typically takes less than two minutes to create your FREE account. Over 300 colleges/universities use The Common Application. Check their website to see if your colleges/universities are listed: https://www.commonapp.org/

FWA Guide to College Planning

  • Coolidge Scholarship – a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2020 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).
  • CampusReel – No time for college visits? More than 9,000 curated videos and virtual tours that cannot be watched anywhere else. 7-day free trial, then $7.99 a month.
  • Top Christian Colleges of 2015
  • College Application Checklist
  • Affordable Colleges Online – Distance Learning options. Search the top online colleges in Texas,
  • NCAA Clearinghouse for Athletes
  • FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid online application and instructions
  • Simmons and Fletcher – Christian law firm offers Excellence in Ethics, Christian Studies, Law, and Marketing Scholarships.
  • Adventures in Education  – AIE provides a wealth of tools for researching and preparing for the application process as well as researching financial aid opportunities.
  • Campus tours  – Provides video tour of many campuses across the nation.
  • Common Application  – Common application site for 345 colleges and universities across the U.S.
  • Apply Texas  – Common application site for all Texas public universities.
  • ACT Testing  – Register and prepare for the ACT
  • College Board  – Research colleges; register and prepare for SAT.
  • TestDatesCentral.com – ACT and SAT test dates plus amazing math prep videos.
  • National University Rankings – From US News and World Report
  • Undergraduate Degree Planning – General information site for undergrad exams, financial aid, admission processes, application essays, and more.
  • Sell Out Your Soul – Career guidance for lost humanities majors.

Scholarships

These are just a handful of scholarships that our faculty and parents have made us aware of.