Essay on Financial Aid and High School

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Explore- is introduced to 8th and 9th grade scholars and helps you plan out your high school courses, helps prepare you for the ACT or helps you chose a career direction. The break down for the test 4 multiple choice test, the subjects are Reading, Math, English, and Science, and the time for each of the sections are 30 minutes each. The number of questions for English is 40, Math and Reading is 30, and 28 for science. The explore score board gives information about your knowledge, skill, and plan. This information can be use for your high school course work, and begin thinking about college and work.

Plan- is introduce to 10th grade scholars and is a great way to prepare for the ACT. This test is broken down by having four section English, Reading, Math, and Science. They have broken down English to two sections one called: Usual and Mechanic and that have 30 questions and Rhertocial have 20 questions. Math have two sections and Pre-Algebra and Algebra and you have 22 question and Geometry have 18 questions. The Reading section you have 25 questions and the time is 20 minutes. The Science section you have 30 question and you have to be able to accomplish it in 35 minutes. The tips are: be prepared to test, ask questions if necessary, do not spend to much time on one question skip over the hard ones, and theirs not a pentane to guessing. The score board helps you consider your plans after high school, helps you classify your goals.

PSAT- is a preliminary standard test that provide first hand practice for the SAT. SAT is a standalized test for most college test of the U.S. ACT measure what a student already knows and it cover materials that the student should have learn during high school. The SAT is used more as a predicted of what a student is capable of learning and it deals with materials that the student might have learn in high school.

SAT- is offer several times: October, November, December, January, March, or April, May, and June. The ACT is offered in September (in some cities), October, December, February, April, and June.

FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a form that can prepared annually by current and perspective college students (undergrad and graduate) in the us to determine their eligible in the student financial aid.

Pell Grant- is money that the U.S. Federal government provide for students who need it to pay for college. Pell Grant are limited to students with financial needs who haven’t not earn their bachelor degree and who are not enrolled in certain post-baccalaureate programs, through participating institutions.

Federal Student Loans- Perkins Loan (Carl D. Perkins), Stafford, and PLUS.

Perkins Loan- is a need base student loan offer by the U.S. Department of Education to assist American college students in funding their post-secondary education. Perkins Loans carry a fixed interest rate of 5% for the duration of the ten-year repayment period.