These resources were put together by the College Counseling team to help guide you and your family through the College Application Process. Please read everything carefully and do your best to follow the recommended deadlines.
Beyond the Application
Paying for College
As you think about paying for college, consider visiting FAFSA Forecaster, Fastweb.com, or Scholarsnapp.org for more information regarding financial aid, financial planning and scholarships. We also recommend that you research each individual college’s website for financial aid and scholarships resources.
Want to Play a Sport in College?
All athletes who hope to play in the NCAA or NAIA should be sure to create an account on the NCAA Eligibility Center or NAIA Eligibility Center. This is a required first step in the process of meeting eligibility requirements. Please email Bill Bufton with any questions.
Your Academic & College Counselor is here to help, regardless of what you need. So please do not hesitate to contact them with any questions.
Hey students! We know it can be stressful thinking about college. We’ve compiled some resources to help you along the way. You can also come talk to us anytime — we’re located behind the front desk of the Academic Building.
Valor took COVID-19 very seriously. We understand people are in different places regarding the virus and still want to provide resources for students and parents alike. Use this list of resources to track updates to the college application process due to COVID-19:
Service Academies & ROTC
Valor has a lot of pride supporting our academies and ROTC programs. If military school and a career serving your country sounds fun to you, start here! We have provided a list of links for both potential academies students can pursue and ROTC links.
- Air Force Academy »
- Naval Academy »
- Military Academy at West Point »
- Coast Guard Academy »
- Merchant Marine Academy »
You’re a teenager — you don’t have to have all the answers about your future! Here’s an idea … spend some time on YOUScience. It’s a great way for you to explore your interests and potential careers and get ideas about what you might want to study in college.
College Application Guide
Ready to apply but not sure where to begin? Here is a helpful overview of the College Application Process created by the University of Oklahoma.