A Sales Tax Holiday will be observed Friday through Sunday. Consumers may buy selected clothing, school supplies and computers without paying state and local sales tax during the three-day weekend. more>>
What Students Need To Do in High School to Prepare for Collge
Freshman & Sophomore Years:
Become familiar with college entrance requirements and college costs.
Plan high school course selections to meet recommended coursework for college.
Find out why you should go to college.
Jan.–March: Identify important factors in choosing a college.
Feb.–June: Register for and take a college entrance exam.
March–Aug.: List, compare, and visit colleges; identify application and financial aid deadlines.
Aug.–Nov.: Apply to colleges—be sure to meet deadlines. Retake your college entrance exam if you’re not satisfied with your score. Completing additional coursework can help your performance.
Nov.–Feb.: Apply for financial aid—be sure to meet deadlines.
Nov.–April: Make final decisions and send in deposits.