West Virginia EDGE (Earn a Degree • Graduate Early)
High school students: Get an EDGE on your future. Earn community and technical college (CTC) credits while in high school, or earn enough CTC credits in high school and graduate with an associate degree one year after high school, or earn an associate degree along with your high school diploma. For details contact your school counselor or visit the Higher Education Tech Prep Program web site.
 

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PROMISE Scholarship Program
 
For more information about the PROMISE Scholarship, call toll free 1-877- WV PROMISE or visit their web site.


 

GUIDANCE INFORMATION
Be sure to visit our Great Resources for College-Bound Students.

Over 100 web sites, guaranteed to help you on your college quest.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION -- UPDATED 9-11-12!:

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ACT TEST dates:

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PCHS College Day

Pendleton County High School College Day is scheduled in late October for both juniors and seniors.

Senior Timeline

August - December Compare colleges, make campus visits and submit admission applications along with test scores and transcripts. Take ACT and / or SAT.
January - February Apply for financial aid — complete the FAFSA after Jan. 1. Note deadlines for all financial aid applications. Investigate all possible sources of aid.
November - May Make some final decisions. Confer with parents and counselors. Submit final transcripts.

College Admission Standards for WV public 4-year colleges and universities:

Click here to read the requrements.

Related Web Sites:

Financial Aid:
FastWeb: Scholarships, Financial Aid and Colleges

Sallie Mae - Private Student Loans, Stafford, PLUS, Student Loan Consolidation
FinAid! Financial Aid, College Scholarships and Student Loans
Job Searches:
The Career Key
Career InfoNet
Humanetrics - online testing. Some free; some not.
Career Assessment and Planning:
Kforce Jobs, Online Job Search & Listings, Professional Staffing Services, Tech & IT Jobs, Employment Services
Information about test preparation, financial aid, the military and more:
WV Clearinghouse for Workforce Education

WV Colleges and Universities

Click here to access links to their web sites.

Military Opportunities and Recruiting Offices:

United States Air Force
200 Rt. 98 West
Medwood Plaza, Suite 304
Nutter Fort, WV 26301
(304) 624-070

United States Army
Tygart Valley Mall
Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 636-1510

United States Coast Guard
USCG Recruiting Office
7206 McKnight Rd., Suite 104
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
1-800-GET-USCG • (412) 369-2870

United States Marine Corps.
Braddock Square Mall, Suite 11A
Lavale, MD 21502
(301) 729-6656

United States Navy
200 Rt. 98 West
Meadowbrook Plaza, Suite 307
Nutter Fort, WV 26301
(304) 623-6107

WV Army National Guard
79 Robert C. Byrd Dr.
Moorefield, WV 26836
(304) 434-2893
Cell: (304) 257-3383

America's Best Colleges
Each year, U.S. News & World Report publishes America's Best Colleges. The research is extensive and the resources are invaluable. You can search colleges by criteria, such as best ranking or best value. Or you can choose side-by-side comparisons. They'll even help you find scholarship money. Visit the web site.
 

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409 Maple Avenue • PO Box 40
Franklin WV 26807
Phone: (304) 358-2573 • Fax: (304) 358-7701
Lori Moore, Principal • Nicole Hevener, Assistant Principal
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