Post Graduation Planning


College Planning

College Applications

  • Most colleges and universities require applications be submitted by November 1 for best chances of acceptance. Here is a timeline to help you, look for the checklist as well.
  • Common Application Supplements can be submitted PRIOR to completing and submitting the application. Send Counselors "The Supplements" at the beginning of the application process.
  • Common App has released its essay prompts.


Other College Application Information


College Visits

  • The Essential Campus Visit Question List
  • Students Speak: What is College Really Like
  • Things to remember when attending a College Admissions Visit at ROHS: Did you know that these are the same people who may be reviewing your applications? Please be courteous and respectful...and prepared with questions for the representatives. This is your chance to demonstrate interest and make an impression!


Additional Resources



  • Consider: According to 2019 information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, someone with a Bachelor's Degree will make (on average) 50% more than someone with only a high school diploma.
  • Considering an online degree? Michigan colleges online .
  • Michigan College Guide - The complete guide of Michigan schools is online (and in your ROHS Career Center!). Search colleges by region, price, or size.
  • Michigan Career Schools - This site connects you to many nationally accredited training providers. .
  • Michigan College Access Network - MichiganCAN is a statewide initiative which provides free support for all students and families in Michigan to simplify the process of transitioning from high school to college and career.
  • Midwest Student Exchange Program - If you're considering attending school out of state, review this website to see schools with discounted out-of-state tuition for Michigan residents.
  • Niche - Search for and compare schools from around the country and view rankings of colleges.

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