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Seniors, we are glad you are here today!!!!  Have you:diploma

  • Taken the ACT?  What are you waiting for?  Go online (or grab a packet) and register for the next testThe registration deadline will catch up with you, so don’t wait!   Register today!  Need a fee waiver?  Call us!
  • Have you begun the process of selecting the college that will be best for you?  Before long, we will be visiting campuses, so be sure we know which one you are seriously considering and would like to visit!

Where you choose to further your education is a very important decision – one that is important to you, your parents, and to us.  Think about what school meets your needs.  No one school will meet everyone’s needs.  Take some time to look over these schools, visit with parents, then talk with your school counselor or STEPS Guidance Specialist to arrange a campus visit!

 se_logo Southeastern The “campus of a thousand Magnolias” is located in Durant, Oklahoma, just 15 miles from Lake Texoma.  Interested in a degree in Education or Aviation?  Check it out!
 grayson Grayson County College Looking for a smaller college or interested in an associates degree?  Remember to consider Grayson located in Denison, Texas.  Well known for their nursing program, Grayson offers a wide range of study areas.
 East_Central_University East Central University If you’re interested in a BS degree in nursing or legal studies, check out ECU – home of the Tigers in Ada, Oklahoma.
 Primary_MSC_Logo Murray State College Ever heard of MIT?  The smaller version known as Murray in Tishomingo may be more suited to you.  With a wide range of associate degrees available, you can study anything from agriculture, to health related fields to technology while making the transition from high school to college.
 parisjc Paris Junior College Choctaw County students preferring to commute may consider PJC as the place to go. 
 se_logo Southeastern – McCurtain County Campus The University cooperates with two state colleges and other institutions to provide classes and degree programs to students throughout southeast Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas and northeast Texas.
 harvard Harvard The Granddaddy of the Ivy League.
 OSUIT_logo OSU Institute of Technology Technical education at it’s best!  The bonus is that you have an Associate’s Degree when you finish the program.
 cossatot Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas   Located in DeQueen, Arkansas, this school is a real option for students in the eastern part of our service area who are interested in a technical education.
 state regents
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
A friendly site to find links to Oklahoma colleges and universities, degree programs and college costs.
Feel the need to search for a scholarship?  Try these sites:  And remember – Never, Ever pay for a scholarship search or for a financial aid application!

Searching for a college?  Try:

College Survival Worksheets:
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Click here to check out the ACT website for sample questions and test preparation hints!                                      ACT High School Codes

FAFSASee your Guidance Specialist for help and make sure you and your parents get your FAFSA filed as soon as you can after October 1.  You’ll be using information from the previous year tax returns or income information.
Apply for your “Personal Identification Number” or “PIN” with the  U. S. Department of Education so that you will be ready to file your financial aid application on-line in January at:
 http://www.pin.ed.gov  (One parent will need a PIN also.)
Apply online for Federal Financial Aid – it is faster and more efficient!

separator lineTo contact us:
Call 580-745-2420 or  580-745-2929
Durant (Main) Office
or 1-888-286-9431 ext. 5247  Idabel Office
Kris Simpson, Director
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