Meridian High School
 
School Hours 7:55-2:30  Office Phone  360-398-8111
 
 

Meridian High School Career Center

The content below is provided to assist Meridian High School students as they plan for post-high school education and career.  Please let us know if there are other useful content items we can add here to make this list more comprehensive.

Thank you!

Shannon Waterman
Librarian, Research/Career Specialist

swaterman@meridian.wednet.edu


 

Do you want to go to college?

 

Tips and hints on how to choose a college, applying, writing admissions essays and timelines

 

New Scholarship Database!  

Click here - always double-check due dates, as they are known to change.  If you have questions, please see Mrs. Waterman.

Other Scholarship resources:

www.scholarships.com
www.washboard.org (WA schools only)
www.fastweb.com
LendEDU.com

 

SAT/ACT testing - time is running out!

Register ASAP. You will need your scores to apply to colleges.  Registration is all online. College application deadlines are as early as November!  Questions?  See your counselor.

SATwww.collegeboard.org

ACT www.act.org

 

FAFSA/WAFSA night - Oct. 17

Get help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid/Washington Application for State Financial Aid. This is a parent/student event!  We strongly recommend coming, even if you don't think you will get aid. 
Many scholarships will ask for your report.  

FAFSAwww.fafsa.ed.gov

WAFSAhttp://readysetgrad.org/wasfa (if you are not eligible for the FAFSA due to immigration status)

 

College Visits: 
10/18 - Montana State
10/19 - University of Washington (2nd lunch only)
10/23 - Eastern Washington University
10/31 - Northern Arizona University

 

Whatcom Volunteer Center - give back!
https://www.whatcomvolunteer.org/

 

Career Resources

 

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