Your Post-Secondary Journey

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Quick and easy-to-read fact sheets simplifying your post-secondary journey. Click below to download quick and easy information to help you through your journey! Use as fact sheets or combine to make your own post-secondary search workbook!

Next Steps Idaho

Next Steps Idaho was created to help you figure your next step no matter where you are starting. It provides clear, simple, and timely information for post-secondary planning, at any age.

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Look For The Best Fit

The best fit options for your future are ones that fits you academically, economically, environmentally, and socially. If you are wanting to be a collegiate athlete, then it needs to meet your athletic needs also. Going off to college is hard no matter how prepared you are. It is a complete change on how you live, your relationships both at school and at home, and your world in general. Yet if you can meet YOUR NEEDS and YOUR WANTS to the best of your ability in college choices, then it will increase your chances dramatically for surviving successfully in school,graduating, and doing it all that in the shortest amount of time possible. Everyone has a best fit post-secondary school option. Probably more than one. You just have to know how to look for it and how to apply for the best results.

10 Steps To Your Future

Application Hints

You Should Look For...

A College May Want In You...

Safety, Likely & Reach Options

When doing your college search, it is important to have colleges that fit each of the categories of Safety, Likely and Reach. This will help reduce your stress because you will have chosen a range of colleges that should ensure acceptance into at least one and also give you more choice options. You can categorize Safety, Likely and Reach schools both academically and financially.

Admissions Information

Colleges have all different application types and admission deadlines! Make sure you know what your target colleges' deadlines are and meet them!

Type of Applications

Admission Types & Deadlines*

* These are approximate times that a student will receive notifications and decisions based on the admission types.

Application Fee Wavers

IMPORTANT! Don't forget to talk to your counselor about this today! Applying to colleges can be expensive. If you are eligible for free or reduced lunches, you may also be eligible for an application fee waiver.