Tips for High School Students

College is on the horizon and whether you are a high school sophomore, junior, or senior, getting organized and planning ahead will make a big difference in making the transition to college. The good news is that you are not alone. UNK cares about your success, and we’ve put together college preparation tips with important steps and deadlines to assist you.

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U.S. Dept. of Education Data


of jobs will require

at least some college education or training by 2027.


more earnings

with a bachelor's degree vs. a high school diploma.


is the difference

a bachelor's degree can make in a lifetime of earnings.