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Registration for in-school visits are managed through Naviance. Follow these steps to register:
  • Log into your Naviance account
  • Top Menu
    • Choose College
    • Choose Research College
    • Choose College Visits
  • There you will find a list of all events.  Register for the appropriate program.

College Visit Sign-Up 
This link is to sign up for colleges admissions representatives who will be visiting Butler HS.

Military Vist Sign-Up 
This link is to sign up to attend the informational sessions presented by different branches of the military.

Career Visit Sign-Up 
This link is to sign up to attend the informational sessions presented by different professionals.

College Planning

College Resources

Countdown to College presented by the Montgomery County ESC

Big Future (by the College Board - Get Ready for College)

Campus Tours

Common App

My Majors (Find a Major, Find a College, Find a Career)

NCAA Clearinghouse

Online Reputation Management - These days, many universities are searching social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to 'research' potential students during the admission process. 

Welcome to College (helps high school students discover how and where they’ll flourish in college)

Quick Reference Guide (fast web)

10 Steps to Picking the Right College

25 Tips to Help You Survive and Thrive in Your Freshman Year

Ohio Transfer to Degree Guarantee (This website explains transferring college credit among the state's public institutions)

Peterson's (The Real Guide to Colleges and Universities)

Turbo Tax Guide to College Tax Credits

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Presentation - Wright State University

SCC - Financial Aid Resources (video clips of common topics)

Federal Student Aid (An Office of the U.S. Department of Education)

Financial Aid 101

Financial Aid - Online College

Financial Aid: Paying for College and University (eBook)

Paying for College

Wells Fargo (Learn the Basics of Funding Your College Experience)

Flight Night Presentation - How to Prepare, Pay and Stay in College (Abbey Credit Union) - Guide to the FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE (apply online for nonfederal financial aid to over 400 colleges and scholarship programs


FAFSA  (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Application and information on the FAFSA as the application for federal and state student grants, loans and work study programs; required of most scholarship and grant aid at the college level.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FSA ID (electronic signature/log-in & password)

FAFSA Worksheet (2022-2023)

FAFSA Frequently Asked Questions

FAFSA Questions Guide

FAFSA Fast Facts

Federal School Codes (For the FAFSA)

Direct PLUS Loan Basics for Parents

Federal Student Loans – Repaying Your Loans

Federal Student Loans – Be a Responsible Borrower

Federal Student Loans – Basics for Students

Private Student Loans (used when federal, state and school financial aid will not cover the cost of education, awarded on your credit score, many times they require a co-signer, may have a higher interest rate than federal or state aid)

Career Planning

ACT Profile (connect interesst, abilities, and values to education/career paths)

ASVAB (Military Aptitude Test)

ASVAB Practice Tests and Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Coach

Careers in Public Administration

Education Planner (Start Thinking About Life After High School)

Job Shadowing Request Form

Learn How to Become - A career planning website

Ohio Means Jobs

O*NET Online (The Nation's Primary Source of Occupational Information)

Personality Test - This FREE test is based on Carl Jung's and Isabel Briggs Myers' typological approach to personality.

Public Service and Safety Careers

Typology Central - Jung Personality Test