College Admissions and Funding Assistance

Ready to pick a major? You can’t go wrong with a degree that can give you the education to succeed at just about anything in the business world! In addition to your courses in accounting, the true language of business, you will study things such as Mathematics, Economics, Audit, Tax, Business, and Statistics.

While you’re planning your next steps, you may also be wondering how you’ll cover the cost of attending college. You may be curious about what you will need to do to get into college? High School guidance counselors likely have an abundance of information to assist you on your journey, but here are few resources to get you started that have proven helpful for some.

American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants

Looking for more info on preparing for your next step in life? Take a walk through AICPA’s Start Here Go Places website to learn some of the Do’s and Don’ts on applying to colleges, internships, and some other helpful tips. Also, check out the Financing Your Education page for some options to discuss with your family and/or school of choice to decide what’s best for you.

Mapping Your Future

Mapping Your Future is a nonprofit organization committed to helping students, families, and schools navigate the higher education and student loan processes through trusted career, college, and financial aid counseling and resources. Check out their website to learn about financial aid, the student loan process, and more!

College Advising Corps

College Advising Corps’ primary focus is to work to increase the number of low-income, first-generation college, and underrepresented high school students who enter and complete higher education. Why? Because a college education has never been more important in America. Check out this organization’s website as every member of their staff, partners, board members, and funders are dedicated to ensuring every American student has an opportunity to enter and complete college.

You Can Afford College

The majority of the State Societies of Certified Public Accountants have some type of financial planning program, scholarship cycle, and promotional event regarding the profession. The Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) and Financial Fitness lead a “You Can Afford College” initiative aimed at helping parents, students, and educators of all ages prepare for the financial realities of post-secondary education. If you’re interested in learning more or even bringing a similar event to your locality, please visit their website for more information.

College Board: Applying To College 101

The College Board provides a College Applications 101 resource to help students get started with applying to colleges. Here are 5 things they say you need to know:

  1. You can get in. Really.
  2. You are more than test scores.
  3. You are in charge.
  4. You are unique.
  5. You are not in this alone.

Learn more about the application process on their website.

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College Admissions & Financial Assistance