Paying for College

Ways To Get Started!

Not sure what career path you want? Explore!

  • Use the tools on Naviance:; username: DPS ID number; password: 6 digit birthday, ex: 012199.
  • On Naviance, click on “careers” and take career assessments such as the career interest profiler and “do what you are” surveys.
  • My Next Move has allows you to browse careers and find jobs that fit your personality and skill;
  • College in Colorado also allows you to see what majors prepare you for certain careers:

Research colleges to create a list of schools that are a good fit for you!

  • On Naviance, click on “Supermatch college search” to complete a survey that will give you a list of schools fitting your chosen criteria – this is great if you are looking out of state!
  • Add colleges to the “Colleges I am Applying to” list in the Colleges Tab.
  • Sign up for Admissions Reb Visits in the Future Center by clicking on “colleges”, “upcoming visits” and “sign up”.
  • College Boards is a great website for searching for colleges, and checking admissions requirements:

Search for scholarships!

  • On Naviance, click on “scholarship match” or “scholarship search”.
  • The Denver Scholarship Foundation has a scholarship database organized by deadline!
  • Or try: or add the scholly app to your phone!

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