Tuesday Tutoring Tips

Louisiana Resources

College Pathway Checklist: Outline of the requirements a student on a College Pathway should complete at the end of each year in high school.

Career Pathway Checklist: Outline of the requirements a student on a Career Pathway should complete at the end of each year in high school.

Middle School Success Checklist: Recommended courses a middle school student should take to set them up for a successful high school career, whether career or college bound.

Financial Aid Options: Introduction to select options for financial aid including the FAFSA, TOPS, federal work-study, grants, and loans.

FAFSA, What You Need to Know: Introduction to the FAFSA, an overview of verification, helpful tips, and links to additional resources. Prepared by The Cowen Institution.

FAFSA, For Students with Non-Traditional Needs: Outline of the options available for students with non-traditional needs including independent students, students whose parents don’t file taxes, students who live with one parents, students with unstable housing, and more. Prepared by The Cowen Institution.

The Basics of FAFSA (video): An academic tutor with Click Four Help and a representative from the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Aid (LOSFA) sit down to talk about the basics of FAFSA and how parents can support their students in completing it.

9th Grade On Track (video): A past classroom educator, tutor, coach, administrator, and parent discusses the statistical importance of being “on-track” to graduate at the end of 9th grade and how you can start preparing yourself and your student for a successful transition from middle to high school that cumulates with an “on-track” graduation from 9th grade.

2019-2020 FAFSA Form from the U.S. Department of Education: Click here to access the 2019-2020 FAFSA Form from the U.S. Department of Education. Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school. Completing the FAFSA is a requirement to graduate high school in Louisiana. Applications can be accepted on a rolling basis. Louisiana’s deadline to complete the FAFSA is July 1, 2020 but it is strongly recommended that students complete the FAFSA by July 1, 2019.