The ApplyTexas application is used for most TEXAS schools (community colleges, junior colleges, universities, and trade schools). Click here for ApplyTexas website
The Common Application is used for most private and out-of-state colleges. Click here for Common App website
College Admissions Testing Resources:
College Board - SAT, AP, College Search and Admission Tools Click here for College Board website
ACT - Solutions for College and Career Readiness Click here for ACT website
TSIA2- Texas Success Initiative Assessment 2.0 Click here for TSIA2 website
College Planning Resources:
College for All Texans: Explore options on how to pay for college education costs. Understand tuition and fees, financial aid, scholarships and loans.
Big Future College Board: Big Future is the College Board's free college planning tool, designed to support students through the college planning process.
College Application & Essay Resources:
College Essay Guy: Check out the Free Resources section. You can access a collection of college planning, guides for applying and how to write various essays.
College Tuition Assistance:
FAFSA: Federal Student Aid - There is a wealth of information on how financial aid works, dates/deadlines and steps to complete your FAFSA correctly.
TASFA: Texas Application for State Financial Aid - Students that are classified as a Texas Resident who cannot apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are encouraged to complete the TASFA.
CSS Profile: College Scholarship Service Profile - is an online application that collects information used by hundreds of colleges, universities, professional schools and scholarship programs to award financial aid from sources outside of the federal government.
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC): TVC is a great resource for information on The Hazelwood Act. The Hazelwood Act is a State of Texas benefit that provides qualified veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption at public institutions of higher education in Texas. This does not include living expenses, books or supply fees.
Texas Veterans Commission Podcasts: The Voice of Texas Veterans - These podcasts highlight services of the Texas Veterans Commission, which assists veterans in obtaining all the state and federal benefits they have earned.
Test Preparation & Resources
TexQuest: Access ASVAB, SAT and ACT practice tests. Once in TexQuest click on High School. Next click Learning Express button. Select Schertz ISD from drop down. Type learn in the password field. Now you access practice tests for SAT, ACT, TSIA2 and ASVAB. ALL FREE!
SAT Practice Khan Academy - Access official SAT practice at Khan Academy
Peterson's Test Prep - Test prep courses and practice tests including SAT, ACT, AP and ASVAB. Also includes career prep courses