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    College App Week 2023: Register now!

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    2023 College App Week Highlights

    Oklahoma’s College Application Week (CAW) 2023 was held September 25-29, and many schools opted to hold their CAW during a different week.
    We’d like to express a huge THANK YOU to everyone who gave their time and amazing efforts to make this CAW a success!

    Here are some highlights from CAW 2023:

    • 136 schools, libraries and tribal partners registered for the event.
    • Over 3,000 high school seniors participated in CAW events statewide and submitted over 5,000 college applications.
    • Applications were sent to colleges in 37 states and Washington, D.C.

    At the end of CAW, the 136 site coordinators were asked to submit an exit survey reporting the number of seniors who participated and the number of college applications submitted. They were also given the opportunity to share the various activities they used to engage their students and to make their CAW a success. Each school that submitted an exit survey will be considered as a nominee for the annual Oklahoma College Application Week School of Excellence Award.
    The first School of Excellence award winners were announced in the spring of 2020. So far, the winners for Oklahoma have been:

    • Edmond Memorial High School, 2019
    • Miami High School, 2020
    • Indianola High School, 2021
    • Booker T. Washington High School, Tulsa, 2022
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      The American College Application Campaign (ACAC) will announce the winners of the School of Excellence award for all participating states sometime in March 2024.

    Register Now button.

    Resources

    Visit OKCollegeAppWeek.org to find all of the great resources you need to help you get started.


     

    Upcoming Events

    February

    Feb. 28: Oklahoma TRiO Day, OKC

    Feb. 29: Digital Learning Day

     

    March

    March 2: Read Across America Day

    March 2-6: Read Across America Week

    March 5: OSDE: Coffee With Counselors, Virtual

    March 5-6: OSRHE Student Prep Conference, Broken Bow

    March 9: SAT Test Date

    March 10: Daylight Savings Time begins

    March 14:  For Counselors Only Conference, Owasso

    March 19: Make it Count Webinar Series: Understanding Your Financial Aid Offer, Virtual

    March 22-25: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Conference, Washington DC

    March 25-27: Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance (ODSA) Conference, OKC

     

    April

    April 2: OSDE: Coffee With Counselors, Virtual

    April 4: National School Librarian Day

    April 9: National Library Workers Day

    April 10: National Bookmobile Day

    April 10-12: Great Plains Association for College Admissions Counseling (GPACAC) Spring Conference, KC, MO

    April 11: Oklahoma’s Promise Day

    April 13: ACT Test Date

    April 15: Great Plains Association for College Admissions Counseling (GPACAC) Spring College Fair, OKC

    April 15-17: Oklahoma Child Abuse and Neglect Conference, Edmond

    April 16: Great Plains Association for College Admissions Counseling (GPACAC) Spring College Fair, Tulsa

    April 17-19: Oklahoma Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) Conference, OKC

    April 24: Administrative Professionals Day

    April 26: Arbor Day


    The new FAFSA filing date is October 1. Learn more at Start With FAFSA dot org.

     

     

    Free College Planning Resources

    While the school year is underway, why not use UCanGo2's free college planning resources to educate your students about finding scholarships, completing the FAFSA, visiting a college campus or doing some career exploration?

    We have numerous publications to assist your students with every aspect of the transition from high school to college. Check out these materials:


     

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