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NHS Counseling Department


ACT Test Prep


At NHS this Fall: 
Sept 12th & 19th   1:00 - 3:30

Pick up registration forms from the registrar's office. The cost is $55. 

KAPLAN online ACT prep 

Available for all students taking the ACT

FREE for those qualifying for an ACT fee waiver

Learn more at:

FREE College-Prep Program Offered

Available at NHS!

Upward Bound (UB) is a FREE federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Education. The K-State Polytechnic UB program serves 55 students from four target schools; Clay Center Community High, Ell-Saline High, Lincoln High, and Newton High. Our goal is to assist students in developing the academic skills required to graduate from high school, enter a post-secondary institution, and successfully complete a college degree. Services include, but are not limited to ACT prep, FAFSA/Financial aid guidance, career & college exploration, campus visits, summer college simulation, guest speakers, out-of-state trips, workshops, social/cultural field trips, etc. We are currently recruiting for participants to complete our program roster. If you are interested or have questions, please contact Emeryld Wills, UB Academic Services Coordinator at, 785-826-2987 (office number), or call/text 402-741-2552 (cell).


Check your Family Connection page for updates --


What to learn from College admissions representatives:
  1. Admissions requirements and deadlines.

  2. Scholarship requirements and deadlines.

  3. What are the most popular majors?

  4. Financial Aid opportunities?

  5. Clubs and organizations available for participation in.

  6. Housing options and deadlines.

  7. On campus - off campus job options / availability.

  8. Tutoring resources other “helps”.

  9. Orientation to college - welcome events.

  10. Why choose this school?

  11. Amount of debt students are graduating with.

  12. Average time to graduate: 4 years? 5?

  13. Percentage of students receiving financial aid.

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