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This page introduces you to college preparation for students in grades 9–12.

Making High School Count

Watch this brief video from a college admissions officer about how to spend your time well in high school.

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College Preparation

Getting into college is the culmination of all of your hard work in school. It also requires a well-thought-out plan. Set yourself up to succeed by starting early and creating a plan. Your counselors have many resources to support you in planning for college. This includes SAT/ACT preparation, college applications, and more. You can explore the resources below that your counselors have collected to support you on your journey.

College Preparation Resources

Explore resources to help you prepare for college.


WRSD College Admission Handbook

Your counselors have created a detailed handbook for preparing for college. It provides information about what colleges are looking for, how to find your target colleges, and much more.


Free SAT Prep

The CollegeBoard and Khan Academy have partnered to provide the opportunity for any student to receive FREE SAT test preparation. Students can link their CollegeBoard and Khan Academy accounts so that students receive more personalized test prep based off their PSAT, SAT, and/or practice scores.


The Common Application

You can navigate your entire college application journey through the Common App. Find resources to supporting you in planning for college, applying for college, and more.


Tips for Students Interested in College

Here you can find the top ten tips for students interested in college. These tips were created by the New Hampshire Scholars Initiative.


Financial Aid Information

Paying for college can be stressful! Informing yourself about financial aid is key to the process. Use the trusted sites in this guide to help you navigate the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the world of federal student aid.

Get College Preparation Help

Would you like to speak with someone about college preparation for you or your student? Winnisquam Regional High School's student counselors are ready to help.

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