College/Armed Forces Visiting Reps
The following colleges have scheduled a representative to visit Minnewaska Area High School. Students in grades 11 and 12 are encouraged to meet with reps from various colleges that they may be considering. This is an excellent opportunity to gather information about the school and ask questions. Sign up in the Guidance Office to receive a pass to meet with the representative.
US Army - Wednesday, December 13th @ 11:45
Follow the above link for a wealth of information on college resources, scholarships, financial aid tips, and internship opportunities. Students and parents are encouraged to visit this website. There are many tools to help students select and apply to colleges, explore majors, apply for scholarships, learn about the financial aid process and FAFSA, and monthly articles to help you prepare for the post-secondary educational process.
Specialized Post-Secondary Programs
High Demand Careers in Manufacturing – 100% Job Placement
Alexandria Technical & Community College offers programs in Carpentry; Machine Tool Technology; Mechanical Drafting, Design & Engineering Technology; Mechatronics; and, Welding Technology. Call 320-762-0221 to schedule an admissions visit or go to www.alextech.edu.
Construction Management Program - Minnesota State University Moorhead offers a 4 year and an associate’s degree in this and other related programs. Job placements for graduates of the Construction Management program are almost 100% with an average starting salary of $45,000-$55,000. For more information go to mnstate.edu/cm.
The Institute of Production and Recording (IPR), located in Minneapolis, MN, offers Associate's degrees in Audio Production & Engineering, Live Sound & Show Production, Music & Entertainment Business, Sound Design for Visual Media, Digital Video and Media Production, and Interactive Media & Graphic Design. Students will have the skills needed to achieve success in the creative industries. For more information go to www.ipr.edu.
FIDM – The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Associate of Arts Degree Programs in the industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Graphics, Interior Design, and Entertainment. They have four campuses in California. For more information go to www.fidm.edu.
Virtual Campus Tours
Other College Exploration Sites
Information found at this site includes:
College Board Tests
Planning for College
Applying to Colleges
Paying for College
Minnesota High Education Services Office www.mheso.state.mn.us
Get Ready for College www.getreadyforcollege.org
Visit this website for free up-to-date information on preparing, selecting and paying for post-secondary education.
College View www.collegeview.com
This website covers all aspects of college including college search, scholarship search, virtual tours, financial aid, test prep center, career center and much more.
The Princeton Review www.review.com
This site provides information on test preps, colleges, scholarships and career information.
College Answer www.collegeanswer.com
This site provides information on going to college from early preparations to getting loans.
Careers and Colleges www.careersandcolleges.com