College and Career Opportunities

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Our College and Career Opportunities page provides district-wide information and opportunities for students and families. Please check the website regularly to receive any new information regarding college admissions testing, financial aid, program updates, student test prep, and any new and upcoming college & career opportunities available for your student.

PVSchools Student College & Career Planning Guides


Upcoming PVSchools College & Career Events

District-Wide (All Students & Families) – for more info, contact mvillalovos@pvschools.net

October 12 @ 6:00 PM - College & Career 101 presentations - MS Focus 

October 20th @ 6:00 PM - Visual & Performing Arts FOI highlight (virtual, all schools)

November 4th @ 6:00 PM - Early College Programs (virtual, all schools)

November 10th @ 5:00 PM - CC 101 presentations -Special Needs Focus

November 18th @ 6:00 PM - Computer & Information Technology FOI highlight (virtual, all schools)

December 14th @ 5:00 - 6:30 PM - Districtwide FAFSA Support Night

December 9th @ 6:00 PM - Culture & Society FOI highlight (virtual, all schools)

Horizon High School (Horizon Students & Families) – for more info, contact krlesniak@pvschools.net

October 18th - 23rd Financial Aid Week (Tri-university)

North Canyon High School (North Canyon Students & Families) – for more info, contact saschumacher@pvschools.net

October 21st @ 5:30 - 7:30 PM - FAFSA Support Night 

October 28th @ 4:30-6:00 PM - FASFA Night  (Conferences)

November 2nd @ 7:30 - 11:30 AM - NCHS College & Career Fair 

November 9th @ 5:30 - 7:00 PM - FASFA Support Night 

December 7th @ 12:30 - 3:00 PM - ASVAB Testing

Paradise Valley High School (Paradise Valley Students & Families) – for more info, contact csmith@pvschools.net

October 14 @ 5:50 7:00 PM - FAFSA Support Workshop (In-Person)  

October 22 @ 10:30 - 12:45 - College Fair (In-Person)

December 7th @ 12:00 - 3:00 PM - ASVAB Testing 

Pinnacle High School (Pinnacle Students & Families) – for more info, contact mcastro@pvschools.net

October 18th - 23rd Financial Aid Week (Tri-university)

October 11th @ 6:00 PM Financial Aid Night  

Shadow Mountain High School (Shadow Mountain Students & Families) – for more info, contact swebster@pvschools.net 

October 19th @ 6:30 PM - Financial Aid Night - in-person & virtual

November 9th @ 4:00 - 8:00 PM -  College & Career Night

November 19th @ 7:30 - 12:30 PM - ASVAB Testing

December 7th @ 12:30 - 3:00 PM - ASVAB Testing


College & Career 101 Presentation

Presented to middle school and high school students and families on September 29, 2021.

Watch the College & Career 101
Presentation to MS & HS Families

Download the Middle School
Focus College & Career 101
Slideshow Presentation
 


Upcoming College Readiness Assessments

ACT 2021-2022 Test Dates (National)

ACT Testing Dates Link

2021-2022 ACT national test dates:

  • Sept. 11, 2021
  • Oct. 23, 2021
  • Dec. 11, 2021
  • Feb. 12, 2022
  • March AZ State ACT for PVUSD 11th Graders 
  • April 2, 2022
  • June 11, 2022
  • July 16, 2022

SAT 2021-2022 Test Dates (National)

SAT Testing Dates Link

2021-2022 SAT national test dates:

  • August 28, 2021
  • October 2, 2021
  • November 6, 2021
  • December 4, 2021
  • March 12, 2022
  • May 7, 2022
  • June 4, 2022

Free ACT Practice Resources

  • ACT Testing Notifications Will Be Updated on This Website Page

 

FREE ACT PREP

 

FREE ACT TEST PREP

FREE ACT TEST PREP LINK

 


ACT Online Test Prep – Click on a Subject to Access a FREE Practice Test:

Math Practice Test

English Practice Test

Reading Practice Test

Science Practice Test

Writing Practice Test


FAFSA Ad - Its FAFSA Time

Federal Financial Aid – FAFSA

Please contact colleges of interest for deadlines.

STEP 1 - PARENT & STUDENT CREATE FAFSA ID

STEP 2 - COMPLETE FAFSA STUDENT APPLICATION


FAFSA Text Support - Ask Benji

 

FAFSA and Financial Aid Assistance Links

College Goal Arizona Resource Page Link – List of FAFSA, Financial Aid and State College Resources

College Depot Appointment Request Link – Individual FAFSA Support, Financial Aid, General College Planning and Assistance

Be A Leader Foundation Assistance Link – Individual FAFSA support, College Application and next steps for your college enrollment

Tri-University Financial – Financial Aid Support and FAFSA Support

 


College Scholarship Search


High School College & Career Links