The Official College and Career Planning Tool for Como Park High School Students
STEP 1: Explore and Compare Colleges
College Board's Big Future - Enter your academic stats and desireable college characteristics, and College Board's search feature will generate college results based on your selections. Create an account for free, and you can save colleges that spike your interest. Great website if you have no idea where to start!
College Navigator - A federal website useful for finding reliable data for any college in the country.
Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS) - This website provides information about work, schooling, and financial aid. (Username:como, Password:cougars)
STEP 2: Talk to Admissions Reps and Visit Campus
Admission representatives from local colleges frequently visit Como Park HS. Download the document below for a prelimnarly list of fall admission rep visits to Como:
Also, check out the Como Park Counseling Dept. Calendar for scheduled admission representative visits, college fairs, and college visits.
A campus visit will usually help to determine whether a college is a good fit or not. Try to schedule a campus visit to your top three college choices if you can.
STEP 3: Apply
STEP 4: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)