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The 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is open! The office of Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. More than $120 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds are awarded each year to students who fill out the FAFSA. Get help paying for college by filling out your application as soon as possible. 
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ADVANCED NOTICE: Sophomores have PLC with the School Counselors November 7 (entire class in auditorium) and November 14 or November 21 (by assigned appointment during the day). Please help us with attendance by having your student in school on their assigned days. 

College Admissions Representatives:

If you would like to visit Walpole High School this fall, we have set up an online system for booking appointments. We are accepting appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays from September 12th to December 14th. We have four 30 minute slots on Tuesday afternoons and four 30 minute slots on Thursday afternoons.

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 NEBHE's Tuition Break program

The New England Regional Student Program (RSP), enables thousands of New England residents to enroll at out-of-state New England public colleges and universities at a discount. Students are eligible for the RSP Tuition Break when they enroll in an approved major that is not offered by the public colleges and universities in their home-state.

New England includes the following six states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.  NEBHE Link 

Teen Life helps students, parents and educators find hundreds of "opportunities beyond school," such as summer programs, volunteer openings, after school activities, vacation week programs, gap year programs, and events just for teens and their families.

 High School Counselor Week is a weekly journal of current newspaper and magazine articles with themes related to adolescent development, college awareness, schools, and school counseling.

Future Ready is working to increase students' understanding about what it means to be prepared for success in college and career! Find the tools - make a plan!