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Step Five: Paying For College (Financial Aid & Scholarships)

Congratulations!  You've applied to colleges ... now how do you pay for it?
 
 
  • Researching college costs in advance
  • Scholarships
  • College Cost Estimators
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • FAFSA
  • HESSA
  • Other sundry stuff
 
"College Aid Presentation" Understanding The Financial Aid Process in 2021
 
 
Spring 2021 Updates to our "College Aid Presentation" 
HS Senior College Prep Program - More scholarship/grant resources, loan advice, & what to do now
 
 
Covers:
-Getting Ready for Freshman year of College
-Properly reading the award letters
-Understanding the appeal process
-The Federal and Private loans available and how they work
-Master Promissory Notes & Entrance Interview Paperwork
-Continuing scholarship opportunities
-Dealing with waitlist and rejection
-FERPA and the HIPPA forms
 
 
The College Aid Program for families of Sophomores & Juniors (Scholarships, Grants, Financial Aid)
 
Covers:
-What Sophomore and Junior parents should know and be doing now
-The impact of Test Optional/Blind going forward on the Financial Aid process
-The Federal and State changes to College Aid because of Covid
-Scholarships Available before Senior year in High School
-The impact of divorce and remarriage on Financial Aid Opportunity
-The CARE’s ACT impact on the Financial Aid Future
-How to evaluate colleges on the out of pocket cost
 
 
Hackettstown High School has a Dual Enrollment Program with Warren County Community College at no cost for any Hackettstown High School students provided they meet the prerequisites to take the class.  The following classes are available for college credit:        
         DUAL ENROLLMENT CLASSES 

 

HHS Course

WCCC Equivalent

Credits

ACCOUNTING

ACC 101 Principles of Accounting

3

ADVANCED ART STUDIO

ART 201 Drawing

3

ANATOMY & PHYS I and II

BIO 176 Intro to A & P/Pathology

3

AP BIOLOGY

BIO 162 General Biology

4

AP CALCULUS AB

MAT 201 Calculus I

4

AP CALCULUS BC

MAT 201 Calculus I

4

MAT 202 Calculus II

4

AP CHEMISTRY

CHE 110 Intro to Chemistry

4

AP ENGLISH LIT & COMP

ENG 140 English Comp I

3

ENG 141 English Comp II

3

AP EUROPEAN HISTORY

HIS 102 Western Civilization II

3

AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

BIO 165 Environmental Studies

4

AP GOVERNMENT

POL 110 Intro to American Government

3

AP PHYSICS

PHY 111 College Physics I

4

PHY 112 College Physics II

4

AP STUDIO ART

ART 115 Basic Design

3

AP US HISTORY (I & II)

HIS 114 American History

3

AP WORLD HISTORY

HIS 101 Western Civilization

3

HIS 250 Twentieth Century Global History

3

CONT SOCIAL ISSUES

SOC 103 Intro to Sociology

3

FORENSIC SCIENCE

CRJ 107 Forensic Science

4

FUND. OF COLLEGE MATH

MAT 110 Topics of Math

3

HONORS ALGEBRA II

MAT 131 College Algebra

3

HONORS PRECALCULUS

MAT 141 Precalculus

3

HONORS SPANISH III

FOR 201 Intermediate Spanish I

3

HONORS SPANISH IV

FOR 251 Intermediate Spanish II

3

MARKETING

BUS 201 Principles of Marketing

3

HONORS STATISTICS

MAT 151 Statistics

3