Getting into College
Choosing a Career
Financial Aid
Random Important Stuff
Fun Facts
100
The name of the test that helps colleges decide whether or not to admit you.
What is the SAT or ACT
100
Generally speaking, if you go to college, you will make more money in your job over the course of your life. True or false?
True
100
The type of financial aid that you can get for having good grades or a specific skill or talent?
What is a scholarship
100
Working hard in school is one way you can prepare for college even if you are still in middle school. True or false?
True
100
Almonds are a part of this fruit family
What is a peach
200
Your ability to demonstrate your skills outside of the classroom
What are extracurricular activities?
200
This is known as a four year degree
What is a Bachelor's degree?
200
The kind of financial aid that you have to pay back
What is a loan
200
Two types of people who can help you prepare for college and a career.
Parents, High school counselor, College admissions counselor, Teachers, Friends, Older siblings, Mentors, etc.
200
Most people fall asleep in _____ minutes
What is seven minutes?
300
A document written on your behalf that demonstrates academic strength and personal qualities
What is a letter of recommendation?
300
A group of jobs and industries that are related by skills or products and share common features.
What is a career cluster?
300
The name of the grant that you can get from the New York government if you attend an approved school in NY
What is the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
300
The term for someone who is the first person in their family to go to college
What is a First-generation college student?
300
This is the only fish that can blink with both eyes
What is a shark?
400
The number that represents the average of all of your grades in high school
What is a GPA?
400
An occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress.
What is a career?
400
The type of financial aid you receive if you have financial need (your parents do not make enough money to pay for your education)?
What is a Grant
400
This is very important when considering a university. It could greatly affect the range of majors offered, extracurricular activities and the amount of personal attention you will receive from instructors.
What is campus size?
400
Some lipsticks contain this part of a fish
What are fish scales?
500
Name two things that you should consider when you are trying to decide if you want to go to a certain college.
Distance from home, size, majors offered, cost of tuition, extracurricular activities available, etc.
500
They promise a college scholarship in exchange for four years of service.
What is the armed services, military?
500
Fees paid to an institution when you are from another state
What is out of state tuition?
500
A postgraduate degree that requires a Bachelor's
What is a Master's degree?
500
A shrimp's heart is in its ___
What is its head?
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