Career/College

College Admission Representatives Visit Opportunities: Please let the counselors know if you would like to meet with any of these admission representatives when they visit Polson High School.
 

UM-Western   Wednesday, November 28th   9:00 a.m.

University of Montana  Tuesday, December 4th    8:30 a.m.
 

Campus Visit Opportunities: These campus visits allow students to explore everything a college has to offer them . Unless noted, all visits are free. When making an on-campus visit, please pick up a campus visit form PRIOR to the visit. The absence will be considered School Related when the form is returned to PHS.
 

MSU-Friday: October 19 (during MEA!), January 25, March 1, March 29, and June 14. Register at montana.edu/msufriday

University of Providence/Great Falls-Argo Fall Preview Day  Nov. 10 or Nov. 11  Register at www.uprovidence.edu/visit

Flathead Valley Community College/Experience FVCC  October 19, November 16, or April 5. Drawing for a $500 scholarship at each session!  Register at www.fvcc.edu/experience-fvcc
 

MSU-Billings Preview Days   November 9, February 22, April 5.   Register at www.msubillings.edu/future/visit.htm

Carroll College Open House  Friday, November 9  Register at admission.carroll.edu/register/OpenHouse   or call 406-447-4384

Meet Us on Mondays - Carroll  March 18 & 25

City College Preview Days, Billings   Fridays - November 9, February 22, April 5

Highlands Open House, Butte   November 1   Schedule a personalized visit any weekday by going to mtech.edu/visit

UM Days, Missoula   October 19, October 26, November 9, February 15, March 22, April 15   Register at http://admissions.umt.edu/visit/default.php
 

Buccaneer Days, Dawson Community College  October 29, March 18, April 22

Pioneer Preview Days-Miles Community College  November 12, January 28, March 18

MSU-Northern Campus tours available Mon-Fri at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

Tech Days - Montana Tech  October 18, November 16, February 28,  April 5

XDay Open House - UM Western  March 22

RMC Preview Days- Rocky Mountain  October 13, November 10, January 18, February 11

Argo Fall Preview Days-University of Providence, Great Falls November 10 & 11

Argo Winter Adventure  Includes a free ski trip to Showdown Ski Area!!  February 8 & 9

 

Career Development:

Our career development curriculum focuses on helping students learn about themselves, learn about occupations, learn about college and postsecondary options, and learn about employment.  We use the Montana Career Information System and partner with teachers to implement career and college classroom guidance lessons.  Below are some helpful resources students can use in the career and college planning process.

 

Montana Career Information System (MCIS): All students have MCIS accounts that they can access through Powerschool or they can login here: https://portal.mtcis.intocareers.org/
 

Other Career Exploration Resources:
O*NET OnLine: https://www.onetonline.org/
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: https://www.bls.gov/k12/students.htm

 

College Search Resources:
BigFuture: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/
Montana Colleges and Universities: https://mus.edu/Universities/university_main.asp
Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE): http://wiche.edu/wue
Peterson's Guide to College Information: https://www.petersons.com/ 
The Common Application: http://www.commonapp.org/


College Preparation:
ACT: http://www.act.org/
SAT: https://www.collegeboard.org/
March 2 Success (Free test preparation): https://www.march2success.com/
Khan Academy (Free SAT prep): https://www.khanacademy.org/sat
 

Playing Sports in College
NCAA Eligibility Center: https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/
NCAA Information: http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/eligibility-center
NAIA Eligibility Center: http://www.playnaia.org/eligibility-center
 

Military Service and Other Options
US Navy: http://www.navy.mil/
US Army: http://www.army.mil/
US Marines: http://www.usmc.mil/
US Air Force: https://www.airforce.com/
Army National Guard: https://www.nationalguard.com/
Defense Technical Info Center: http://www.dtic.mil/
ROTC Programs:
http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/
http://www.goarmy.com/rotc.html
http://www.goang.com
http://www.armyreserve.org
https://www.nationalguard.com/
 

Post-Secondary Handbook:

To view or download the Post-Secondary Handbook, click on the attachment below.