Guidance
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Mrs. Megan Williamson Phone Icon 262-245-6224 Email Icon Email
  Mrs. Nancy Anderson Phone Icon 262-245-6224 Email Icon Email

Links

Study Skills
Study Guides and Strategies
http://www.studygs.net/

Testing
ACT

Information about the ACT test, including test dates, registration, and information about scores.

http://www.actstudent.org/

SAT

The SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Test are college entrance exams taken by students in grades 11 and 12.

http://sat.collegeboard.org/home

PSAT

The PSAT(Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) /National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test is a co-sponsored program by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).  The PSAT/NMSQT measures the critical reading, math problem-solving and writing skills that you've been developing throughout your life. The PSAT is considered a "Pre-SAT" test and is recommended for any student wanting to take the SAT.

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html

PLAN

The PLAN test is required for 10th grade students. The PLAN test, which is the "Pre-ACT" is a great predictor of future success on the ACT assessment. It also provides the student, parents,and the school counselor with valuable information about strengths and weaknesses, career interests, and estimates a composite (overall) score range on the full-length ACT as an 11th and 12th grade student.

http://www.act.org/planstudent/

EXPLORE

The EXPLORE test helps 9th graders build a solid foundation for future academic and career success and provides information needed to address school districts' high-priority issues. It is a comprehensive resource that helps students measure their current academic development, explore career/training options, and make plans for the remaining years of high school. EXPLORE also provides an overall score range on the full-length ACT as an 11th and 12th grade student.

http://www.act.org/explorestudent/index.html

AP

AP (Advanced Placement) gives you the chance to try college-level work in high school, and to gain valuable skills and study habits for college. 

If you get a "qualifying" grade on the AP Exam, there are thousands of colleges worldwide that will give credit or advanced placement for your efforts. It is also highly noted by college admission counselors to see the academic rigor in AP courses on your transcript.

https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home

WKCE

The Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examinations (WKCE) are given annually to students in grades four, eight, and 10. These standardized tests include commercially-developed questions used in schools across the country and questions developed specifically for Wisconsin in order to improve coverage of Wisconsin academic standards. The WKCE measures achievement in reading, language applications, mathematics, science, and social studies using multiple-choice and short-answer questions. Students also provide a rough draft writing sample. WKCE testing time will be six (6) hours for grade 10.

http://oea.dpi.wi.gov/oea_wkce_home

College
Free Application for Federal Student Aid

This is the official site for FAFSA. You can fill out an application online here.

www.fafsa.ed.gov

Career
WISCareers

WisCareers is the main career exploration tool used by WBHS. Students are allowed to access their accounts to help identify future goals and plans. School counselors help students explore their career interests with online tools, classroom discussions and Individual Learning Plans (ILP). For account information, please contact your school counselor.

http://wiscareers.wisc.edu/Default.asp