Remote Learning Resources

Our Center for College Planning (CCP) team has developed a variety of free college planning resources for school counselors and educators to use with K-12 students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back daily as we will continue to add resources to keep the college conversation going! Please call us at 888.747.2382, ext. 119 or email us with questions!

In addition to these resources, our college counselors are available Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist families with the review of financial aid award letters, to complete or update the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and to answer general college planning or financial aid questions. Families may reach us by calling 888.747.2382, ext. 119 or emailing with questions!

#collegeboundnh LIVE

(For Parents and Students) During the week of May 25th The NHHEAF Network’s Center for College Planning (CCP) will present six (6) free college planning webinars for our state’s high school juniors and their families. Expert panelists and presenters from across the state will lead timely discussions on topics families need to consider as their student begins the process of applying to college.

Additionally, many of our favorite college planning workshops will be pre-recorded for families to view as needed.

For more information, click here.


Applying to College 101

(For Parents & Students) Share this video of one of our college counselors presenting our Applying to College 101 presentation at Exeter High School in March 2020. This video is intended to educate juniors and families about the college admission process. Topics addressed in this program include navigating the college admissions process, narrowing your list, developing a list of questions to ask on a college tour, understanding the application timeline, and introducing the basics of financial aid.


Applying to College 101

(For Parents & Students) Share this slide deck about the college admission process. Topics include: narrowing your list, questions to ask on a college tour, the application timeline, and the basics of financial aid.


Athletic Guide

(For Parents & Students) Share this College Planning Guide for Student Athletes for information about athletic scholarships, recruitment packets, and more.


Claim Your Future

(For Students) Share this online game to help students explore education after high school, think about future careers, and learn basic money management concepts.


College Admissions Insider

(For Parents & Students) Share our comprehensive College Insider Series: College Admissions Guide for information about college interviews, NCAA regulations, career exploration, college admissions criteria, and applying for financial aid.


College Admissions Insider Worksheet

(For Students) Share this activity along with our College Admissions Aid Insider to help students learn about the college search and application process.


College Prep Appointments

(For Parents & Students) Offer FREE Center for College Planning (CCP) resources. Do students need help building their college list? We’re here for you! Contact the CCP to schedule a free college prep appointment for after May 4th with one of our college counselors by calling 888.747.2382, ext. 119.


Financial Aid Basics: What Juniors in High School Need to Know to Get Started

(For Parents & Students) Share this pre-recorded webinar with parents and students to kick off their financial aid process. Hear our expert college counselor dispel many of the myths of financial aid. Learn the basics of financial aid as she discusses the cost of college, the types of aid available to undergraduate students, the two financial aid forms families may need to complete, ways to manage college costs, and more.


Financial Aid Insider

(For Parents & Students) Share our College Insider Series: College Financial Aid Guide, for helpful information on applying for financial aid, FAFSA filing tips, and funding options.


Financial Aid Insider Worksheet

(For Students) Share this activity along with our Financial Aid Insider to help students learn basic financial aid lingo and concepts.


Register for our College Overview for Juniors Workshop

(For Parents & Students) Encourage juniors and families to register and attend a FREE College Overview for Juniors webinar Thursday, June 11th from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Topics to be covered include navigating the college admissions process, narrowing your list, developing a list of questions to ask on a college tour, understanding the application timeline, and introducing the basics of financial aid.


Register for a Summer Boot Camp

(For Students) Have your students register for one of our Summer Boot Camp workshops. These workshops are designed to help rising high school seniors embark upon the college admissions process in a relaxed, small-group setting with the support of our college counselors. Students make the most of their summer and get a jumpstart on their college essay or applications.


Suggested College Timeline

(For Students) Share our helpful College Guru’s Suggested College Timeline with students. For an additional activity, ask them to share with you where they are on their way to planning for college.


Summer College Prep List

(For Students) If your school is participating in our “I Am College Bound/I Applied” initiative in November 2020, share this helpful planning checklist with your current high school juniors.


The Write Stuff

(For Students) Have students listen to this webinar to hear tips and strategies for developing the written portions of the college application. Our expert college counselor explores writing an impressive resume, how to obtain positive, focused letters of recommendation, and offers tips for choosing the right topic, presenting your best self, and a list of do’s and don’ts for writing a college essay.


Varsity Letter E-newsletter

(For Parents and Students) Share past issues of our college planning e-newsletter, created especially for high school students and families. Encourage them to sign-up to receive future editions!


Virtual College Planning Q & A for High School Juniors

(For Parents and Students) Consider hosting a virtual Q & A College Planning session with a CCP College Counselor. During this session our counselors can discuss creative ways to explore colleges and get a jump start in the college application process. For a sample, check out this recently recorded Zoom session, hosted by Oyster River High School. If interested, contact your high school’s CCP College Counselor.

Claim Your Future

(For Students) Share this online game to help students explore education after high school, think about future careers, and learn basic money management concepts.


Early College Planning for Parents

(For Parents) Share this slide deck with parents for strategies on academically preparing for college. In addition, parents will learn many helpful tips on researching colleges and majors. A preview of the financial aid process completes this program. Parents are also encouraged to read our College Insider Series: College Admissions Guide.


Holland Code

(For Students) Share this easy-to-use activity with students to help them match their interests with potential careers!


Suggested College Timeline

(For Students) Share our helpful College Guru’s Suggested College Timeline with students. For an additional activity, ask them to share with you where they are on their way to planning for college.

College Bear Hunt

Our College Bear loves this WMUR-TV story about "Stuffed Bear Hunting" in NH! While he is working remotely and can't take part right now, he and his teammates from our Center for College Planning (CCP) would love to recognize NH K – 8 kids!

If parents would email their student’s name, grade and address to us, the College Bear will send the student a little something from our prize closet!


Claim Your Future

(For students) Share this online game to help students explore education after high school, think about future careers, and learn basic money management concepts.


Early College Planning for Parents

(For Parents) Share this slide deck with parents looking to get a head start preparing (academically or financially) for their student’s college education. Parents are also encouraged to read our Early College Planning Guide here.


Let’s Talk About College

(For Students) - Start the college conversation with students by introducing some of the key words they will hear as they begin planning for college. A worksheet helps them to start thinking about their own college plans.


NHCollegeClub.com

(For Students) Encourage your students to visit our K-8 website nhcollegeclub.com to learn more about preparing for college.


Scavenger Hunt Activity

(For Students) Encourage your students to visit nhcollegeclub.com, our K-8 website, to learn more about preparing for college. There’s even a game room for them to explore! When they are done, have them complete this online Scavenger Hunt exercise.

College Bear Hunt

Our College Bear loves this WMUR-TV story about "Stuffed Bear Hunting" in NH! While he is working remotely and can't take part right now, he and his teammates from our Center for College Planning (CCP) would love to recognize NH K – 8 kids!

If parents would email their student’s name, grade and address to us, the College Bear will send the student a little something from our prize closet!


Early College Planning (ECP) K-8

(For Parents) Share this slide deck with parents looking to get a head start preparing (academically or financially) for their student’s college education. Parents are also encouraged to read our Early College Planning Guide here.


Scavenger Hunt Activity

(For Students) Encourage your students to visit nhcollegeclub.com, our K-8 web site to learn more about preparing for college. There’s even a game room for them to explore! When they are done, have them complete this online Scavenger Hunt exercise.


NHCollegeClub.com

(For Students) Encourage your students to visit our K-8 website nhcollegeclub.com to learn more about preparing for college.


New Hampshire Goes to College Coloring Book

(For Students) Who doesn’t love to color? This coloring book features the mascots of the undergraduate campuses of the NH College & University Council, each illustrating a college-related topic.

Grades 9 - 12

College Prep and Planning

One Question a Day, Zero Excuses

Make practice part of your routine—any place, any time. Answer a question a day on the Daily Practice for the New SAT app and get immediate feedback. Click here to learn more.


Resource for College Admission Information During COVID-19

The National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is providing this online tool as a central resource for information about changes in college admission events, deposit dates, and more as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.


Financial Literacy

The Jump$tart Clearinghouse is the premier financial literacy online resource for educators, parents, students and others to find effective financial education information from various sources. Click here to learn more.


General

Khan Academy is a free resource for students, teachers, and parents.

Offers free lessons in math, science, and humanities from kindergarten through the early years of college. Students can use the exercises, quizzes, and instructional videos to learn and master skills. They will get immediate feedback and encouragement. Learn more here.


Grades 5 - 8

Financial Literacy

The Jump$tart Clearinghouse is the premier financial literacy online resource for educators, parents, students and others to find effective financial education information from various sources. Click here to learn more.


General

Khan Academy is a free resource for students, teachers, and parents.

Offers free lessons in math, science, and humanities from kindergarten through the early years of college. Students can use the exercises, quizzes, and instructional videos to learn and master skills. They will get immediate feedback and encouragement. Learn more here.


Grades K - 5

Financial Literacy

The Jump$tart Clearinghouse is the premier financial literacy online resource for educators, parents, students and others to find effective financial education information from various sources. Click here to learn more.

The NH Jump$tart Coalition is conducting an art contest for elementary school-age children in the Granite State. Entries due May 31, 2020.

The American Bankers Association provides this free coloring activity to help students explore the banking profession!


General

Khan Academy is a free resource for students, teachers, and parents.

Offers free lessons in math, science, and humanities from kindergarten through the early years of college. Students can use the exercises, quizzes, and instructional videos to learn and master skills. They will get immediate feedback and encouragement. Learn more here.

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