Kentucky High School Seniors - Talk to your school counselor about going to college in Kentucky

Take the first step and make an appointment with your guidance counselor to discuss a plan for college. She or he has information about admission tests, college preparation, and your education and career options. Here are some basic questions to get you started:


  • Do you have any information to help me start exploring my interests and related careers?
  • What are the required and recommended courses, for graduation and for college prep?
  • How should I plan my schedule so I'll complete them?
  • Do you have any after-school or evening sessions available for college planning?
  • Do you have college handbooks or other guides that I can browse or borrow?
  • What activities can I do at home and over the summer to get ready for college?
  • What kinds of grades do different colleges require?
  • Where do other kids from this school attend college?
  • What are the requirements or standards for the honor society?
  • How does our school compare to others, in terms of test scores and reputation?
  • Which elecitve courses do you recommend?
  • Which AP courses are available?
  • When is the PSAT/NMSQT going to be given here?
  • Is this school a testing center for standardized tests, or will I need to go somewhere nearby?
  • Are there any college fairs at this school or nearby?
  • Can you put me in touch with regent grads who are going to the colleges on my list?
  • If my colleges need a recommendation from you how can I help you know me better, so it can be more personal?
  • Are there any special scholarships or awards I should know about now so I can work toward them?
  • Can I see my transcript as it stands now to see is everything is as I think it should be?
  • Do you have any forms I need to apply for financial aid?