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Post Secondary Resources

The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), in association with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), and eKnowledge is pleased to confirm the continuing support of the SAT/ACT Prep Project that gives Iowa students 95% discount for yearlong access to online SAT/ACT Prep.

IHSAA provides SAT/ACT Prep


2021-2022 SAT/ACT Test Dates! 

Test Date Regular Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
Late Fee Applies
Standby Deadline
Photo Upload Deadline
September 11, 2021 August 6 August 20 September 3
October 23, 2021 September 17 October 1 October 15
December 11, 2021 November 5 November 19 December 3
February 12, 2022 January 7 January 21 February 4
April 2, 2022 February 25 March 11 March 25
June 11, 2022 May 6 May 20 June 3
July 16, 2022 June 17 June 24 July 8


ACT - Apply online to take the ACT. WACO CSD School Code is 163-300

Kuder Navigator- We help you see what you can be®

Kuder provides evidence-based career assessment, education planning and guidance resources. 


Brief profiles of the 23 private colleges and universities in Iowa. Here is the link to this feature of the site: https://www.iowacollegefoundation.org/member-schools

Scholarship Information

Students planning to attend college should check out all of their scholarship options.  See the link below for scholarship information.  Some of the deadlines are from the previous year, please check back for updates.  

If you have any questions about scholarships, please see the School Counselor.

Scholarship Information updated 02.07.2022

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)


FAFSA opens on October 1

On October 1, it will be time for students to submit their 2022-23 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Students can fill out the form on their computer or on their phone using the myStudentAid mobile app on iOS or Android. Returning users will need their username and password (FSA ID) to log in.

Learn more at IowaCollegeAid.gov/FAFSA.

Federal Student Aid

Reminder Letter from Mrs. Pullis

Beyond High School

SOCS has teamed up with our affiliates, EducationQuest Foundation and Inceptia, to bring you these tools for college planning and financial education. These are great resources that can enhance your education and assist you in planning for a bright future.

Click here to begin taking advantage of these useful online tools.

The Cedar Rapids Gazette 2021-2022 College Guide, now available at:



This valuable resource in digital format enables a shareable, accessible reference-featuring valuable content such as preparing for college, applying for financial aid, and more.  Best of all, it includes a directory of Iowa’s colleges and universities to give your students a quick snapshot and tool to compare and contrast different schools in our state. 



The Mission of BestColleges.com

We seek to empower students by providing the information needed to make informed higher education decisions. Through proprietary research, we build user-friendly guides and rankings that lead students of all ages on their personal path to a college degree. We are dedicated to helping students find the school that best meets their needs.

Apply to College with Common App | The Common Application www.commonapp.org/

With instant access to more than 700 colleges and universities around the world, the Common App is the most seamless way to manage the application process.

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