How Do I Decide What to Study in College?

Determining your future is a lifelong journey that requires many decisions along the way. Multiple opportunities await you, so prepare yourself for any option. The decisions are yours! CIS provides comprehensive career information, resources and services to help you make successful education and career decisions.


SAT vs. ACT

In Idaho, public school students are required to take college placement exams—either the SAT, ACT or Compass —before the end of your eleventh grade year.


How to Find Scholarships

One of the challenges you’re probably facing is trying to figure out how to pay for college, right? In addition to grants and loans, you may also be eligible for scholarships to help pay for your expenses.


How to Pay for College

We get it. College is expensive and costs are likely to keep climbing in the next few years. The good news is you and your family probably won’t pay the price you see listed in school websites and brochures thanks to a variety of aid, grants, and scholarships.


College Application Week Site Coordinator Handbook

Idaho’s College Application week is scheduled for October 31 – November 4, 2016.

High schools across the state will host events to help students with the college application process. The goal is to make sure that each member of every senior class in the state applies to at least one two-year or four-year college or university program this fall.


Free PSAT & SAT Practice Tools

For the first time ever, the creators of the SAT have given Khan Academy exclusive access and advice to build a personalized practice program for anyone, anywhere. These tools are free and available now for every student to take ownership of their learning and their future.