The Ultimate College Planning Guide has been written and designed by Harper College
for use by area high school students and families. You are invited to use this guide
to work through the various stages of thinking about college, choosing a college,
paying for college and far more.
Whether you are interested in business, science, the arts, technical training or specialized
instruction, a college degree can be an important entry point for pursuing a career.
Deciding on which college to attend can be challenging. As you search for your school,
keep in mind these factors.
Starting your journey at a community college can be beneficial. Take advantage of
the many opportunities Harper college has to offer.
An essential part of selecting a college is choosing your major and career area. Here
are a few tips on what you can do to decide.
Applying for colleges can seem overwhelming and confusing but getting through the
process is easier than you might think. Read through these simple steps to learn more.
Take a deeper dive into the components of a college application Read more.
Your college experience should be priceless, but it shouldn't break the bank. Read
through the ways you can pay for college.
Additional resources and information to help you get started.