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Helpful Links

  • FAFSA This is the official website to apply for federal student financial aid. At this website you can register for a PIN and complete your FAFSA online. Step by step instructions make this site eay to use. FREE!
  • FAFSA Resources This site has popular links that students have found helpful.
  • Scholarships This is a great site to search for scholarships. Complete a student profile and search for hundreds and hundreds of all kinds of need based and non-need based scholarships. FREE!
  • MSSU Financial Aid This is the link to the Missouri Southern State University Financial Aid Office. Although much of the information is specific to MSSU, it is also a good source of general information as well. FREE! ACT Test This link takes you to the ACT test information page. Find out more information about test dates and fees here.
  • MSSU Admissions
  • Upward Bound Department of Education Upward Bound Site
  • ComFit On-Line tutoring and ACT/SAT and Compass practice test are avaliable.
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Registration packets and fee waiver forms for ACT testing are available in the UB office. Juniors and Seniors may obtain one waiver form each year that covers the cost of the basic test only. UB will also pay the basic test fee for Seniors for a second test after the waiver form has been used.

Register on-line

ACT Schedule


Test Date Regular Deadline Late Fee Deadline
September 21, 2013 August 23, 2013 August 24 - September 6, 2013
October 26, 2013 September 27, 2013 September 28 - October 11, 2013
December 14, 2013 November 8, 2013 November 9 - 22, 2013
February 8, 2014 January 10, 2014 January 11 - 24, 2014
April 12, 2014 March 7, 2014 March 8 - 21, 2014
June 14, 2014 May 9, 2014 May 10 - 23, 2014


Weekly School Visits

Remember that by attending these visits you will earn money! We will be visiting the 1st and 3rd weeks of each month

School Day Advisor
Carl Junction Wednesday Randy
Carthage Monday Randy
Joplin (9th and 10th Grade) Memorial Tuesday Randy
Joplin (11th and 12th Grade) Mall Tuesday Robin
East Newton Thursday Randy
Webb City Thursday Robin