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This person will help you select your courses. Academic Advisor
Any student not maintaining satisfactory progress toward his/her educational objectives will be placed on probation for a semester. Academic Probation
achieve the minimum cumulative GPA required. Academic Suspension
people who have graduated from the institution. Alumni
completion of a program of at least two, but less than four years of college work. Associate's Degree
A student who does not want to receive credit in a course Audit
undergraduate degree offered by four-year colleges and universities Bachelor's Degree
stock of all the books and other materials Bookstore
provide all types of information Catalog
College Level Examination Program CLEP
an institution of higher education that grants degrees and certificates College
a student who lives off-campus Commuter
attend two educational institutions at the same time Concurrent Enrollment
numbers usually containing 3 or 4 digits Course Numbers
a student must attend a class for one classroom hour Credit Hours
completion of a program of study leading to a degree or certificate. Curriculum
required GPA, prerequisite and elective courses within the specified major, and/or minor areas of study. Degree Requirements
successful completion of a prescribed program of study. Degrees
basic organizational unit in a higher education Department
could be several different things Division
procedure by which students choose classes each semester. Enrollment
Free Application for Federal Student Aid. FAFSA

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College Terms Crossword

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The person who helps you select the correct courses, review the course requirements in the field you have selected. ACADEMICADVISOR
Any student not maintaining satisfactory progress wil be placed on what for a semester? ACADEMICPROBATION
A students will be placed on what if they cannot maintain or achieve the minimum cumulative GPA ACADEMICSUSPENSION
The credit hours than an institution accepts toward a degree from courses that the student has earned elsewhere ADVANCEDSTANDINGCREDIT
Those who have graduated from the institution ALUMNI
A degree granted upon completion of a program of at least 2 but less than 4 years of college work ASSOCIATESDEGREE
A degree given to students who complete a program that leads directly to employment ASSOCIATEOFAPPLIEDSCIENSE
You cannot ask or petition the institution at a later date to obtain college credit for the audited course. AUDIT
This is the undergraduate degree offered by four-year colleges and universities BACHELORSDEGREE
A place that generally stocks all the books and other materials BOOKSTORE
Who is responsible for all financial transactions of the institution BUSINESSOFFICE
? What provides all types of information parents and students need to know about a school CATALOG
College Level Examination Program CLEP
an institution of higher education that grants degrees and certificates COLLEGE
a student who lives off-campus and drives to class, or commutes. COMMUTER
What are the numbers in courses are identified by numbers usually containing 3 or 4 digits? COURSENUMBERS
Courses taken in college are measured in terms of? CREDITHOURS
What is composed of those classes prescribed or outlined by an institution? CURRICULUM
Those requirements prescribed by other institutions for completion of a program of study DEGREEREQUIREMENTS
rewards for the successful completion of a prescribed program of study DEGREES
the basic organizational unit in a higher education institution DEPARTMENT
An administrative unit of an institution, usually consisting of more than one department? DIVISION
Students are generally permitted to drop courses from their class schedules and/or add other courses DROPANDADD
This is the procedure by which students choose classes each semester ENROLLMENT
These are non-classroom activities that can contribute to a well-rounded education EXTRACURRICULARACTIVITIES
Something composed of all persons who teach classes for colleges. FACULTY
Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA
dditional charges not included in the tuition. FEES
These exams are usually given during the last week of classes each semester. FINALS
Aid available from grants, scholarships, loans, and part-time employment. FINANCIALAID
Fraternities (for men) and sororities (for women) GREEKSYSTEM
A full-time student is enrolled in 12 or more credit hours in a semester FULLTIMEENROLLMENT
A part-time student is enrolled in less than 12 credit hours in a semester PARTTIMEENROLLMENT
When a university official must be secured, and some fees must be paid. WITHDRAWAL

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College Success Crossword

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A requirement which must be met before a certain course can be taken. Prerequisite
An outline plan for a particular course. syllabus
A scholarship granted by the Navajo Nation based on G.P.A and ACT scores. Chief Manuelito
Your official record of course work in high school or college. transcript
Anything related to the way you are paying for college. Financial Aid
Grade Point Average, a student's overall academic performance. GPA
An area of concentration in a particular field of studying. major
A half year term in a school or college, generally 15-18 weeks. semester
The placement of a high school student in a course that offers college credit if completed successfully. Advanced Placement
It usually takes 4-5 years to obtain this particular undergrad degree. Bachelors Degree
Sometimes, immediately after obtaining a Bachelor's Degree, some students like to pursue their..... Masters Degree
To cancel registration in a course after enrolling into it. drop
College-level courses that give credit toward your high school requirements; and at the same time, you also earn college credit. dual credit
a supervised short-term apprenticeship for experience. Internship
A student's standing based on academics compared to their peers. Class rank
One of the most common college entrance exams. ACT
A requirement for all studnets seeking federal financial aid - pell grant. FAFSA
Federally funded program.....campus job. Workstudy
Money given to you for your studies Scholarship
Money that is paid back to a student who met their financial responsibility to a school. Refund

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College Terms Crossword

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This person will help you select the correct courses, review the course requirements in the field you have selected to pursue. Academic Advisor
Any student not maintaining satisfactory progress toward his/her educational objectives will be placed on probation for a semester. Academic Probation
A student placed on suspension will be dismissed from the college for a specified time period Academic Suspension
These are credit hours that an institution accepts toward a degree from courses that the student has earned elsewhere. Advanced Standing Credit
People who have graduated from the institution. Alumni
Is granted upon completion of a program of at least two, but less than four years of college work. Associate's Degree
A student who does not want to receive credit in a course may, with approval of the instructor, audit the course as a "visitor." Audit
This degree is conferred upon students who successfully complete a program designed to lead the individual directly into employment in a specific career. Associate Applied Science Degree
This is the undergraduate degree offered by four-year colleges and universities. Bachelor's Degree
It will generally stock all the books and other materials required in all the courses offered at the institution Bookstore
It may also be called the Bursar's Office on some campuses. Business Office
Provides all types of information parents and students need to know about a school. Catalog
The College Level Examination Program can be administered to students who desire to obtain college credit by taking proficiency tests in selected courses. CLEP
An institution of higher education that grants degrees and certificates. College
a student who lives off-campus and drives to class, or commutes. Commuter
All courses are identified by numbers usually containing 3 or 4 digits Course Numbers
Courses taken in college are measured in terms of hours Credit Hours
composed of those classes prescribed or outlined by an institution for completion of a program of study leading to a degree or certificate. Curriculum
Those requirements prescribed by other institutions for completion of a program of study Degree Requirements
Rewards for the successful completion of a prescribed program of study. Degrees
The basic organizational unit in a higher education institution Department
could be several different things: an administrative unit of an institution, usually consisting of more than one department Division
Students are generally permitted to drop courses from their class schedules and/or add other courses. Drop and Add
This is the procedure by which students choose classes each semester Enrollment
Include such activities as athletics, clubs, student government, recreational and social organizations and events. Extra-Curricular Activities
Composed of all persons who teach classes for colleges. Faculty
Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA
Additional charges not included in the tuition Fees
These exams are usually given during the last week of classes each semester. Finals
Aid is made available from grants, scholarships, loans, and part-time employment from federal, state, institutional, and private sources. Financial Aid
Social organizations that are active in various activities Fraternities/Sororities
Student is enrolled in 12 or more credit hours in a semester Full-Time Enrollment
Student is enrolled in less than 12 credit hours in a semester PartTime Enrollment

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College Knowledge Crossword

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What college students must pay to attend class tuition
People who have graduated from college are now that college's ________ alumni
Highest degree you can receive in graduate school phd
Traditionally a four-year degree Bachelors
General financial aid application FAFSA
College student's focus of study major
Reward for completion of a college program Degree
On campus student living buildings dorms
Academic record transcript
A place on campus to buy textbooks Bookstore
Students on Honor Rolls receive good _______ grades
The last exam you take in a course final
A course you must take before being able to take a different course prerequisite
Hands on science classes Labs
Campus staff who can assist you in choosing your coursework and major (2words) advisor
A person/thing that represents a college especially at sporting events mascot
Money for college you don't have to pay back Scholarship
Money borrowed for college you must repay loans
First -year college student freshman
A class you can take that is not required by your major or minor elective
Groups you belong to outside of class, such as sporting teams, clubs and organizations. extracurricular
A temporary job, usually in the field of your major Internship

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Educational and Career Exploration Crossword

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A trainee engages in learning an occupation under the guidance and direction of a skilled worker; a 3-4 year training program on-the- job training with related technical instruction. apprenticeship
Advising, Placement, and Retention System – an assessment-advising program designed to identify the basic skill levels of students as they enter two-year institutions. ASSET
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – is a test developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense. ASVAB
Achieved after completion of a curriculum meeting the demands of a 4- year college program. Bachelors degree
A written statement that is accepted as proof of certain facts; often relating to the attainment of specific skills. Certificate
Postsecondary career, educational and financial planning site; provides comprehensive information in a web-based format of middle and high school students, parents, and counselors. This site includes comparative information about all of North Carolina’s two and four year postsecondary institutions, financial aid, and application services. This program is a partnership among the University of North Carolina General Administration, the College Foundation of North Carolina, and the State Educational Assistance Authority. CFNC
A postsecondary school where a student might receive a bachelor’s degree, master’s, or doctoral degree in a specific discipline. College/University
Type of college with up to 2-year programs leading to certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees. Community college
Paid employment with an educational component provided in a career-technical class and supervised by school personnel. Cooperative education
A pathway, which a student selects in high school. Course of study
End-of- course assessment. EOC
A purpose/objective. Goals
Allows the student the opportunity to observe and participate in activities related to a career field; supervised by school personnel and related to the student’s career choice. (May be paid or unpaid) Internship
A short-term experience that allows the student to follow an experienced worker and see the day-to- day activities of a particular career. Job shadowing
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor’s degree. Masters degree
A certified, experienced, skilled craftsperson that has successfully completed an apprenticeship program. Journey Worker
Special skills may be developed through educational programs in the armed services. Military
Paid employment that is not supervised by school personnel; may or may not be related to the student’s career choice. Parttime jobs
Education after high school. Postsecondary
A privately owned school that operates for profit for those seeking vocational training. Proprietary school
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: A practice test that measures the critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that students need to do college-level work. PSAT
Education and training provided by an employer that usually takes place at a work site. On the job training
Scholastic Aptitude Test – a test that measures the critical thinking mathematical, reasoning, and writing skills students need to do college-level work. SAT
(CTSO-Career and Technical Student Organization) Vocational student organization; nonprofit, national organization with state and local chapters that exist to develop leadership skills and good citizenship among members; each organization is composed of vocational students interested in a specific occupational area. Student organizations
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Study habits
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Test-taking skills
An academic record; an official record of grades earned during a high school career. Transcript
Vocational Competency Achievement Tracking System is a competency-based instructional management system that focuses on the individual student and tracks his/her achievement in relation to a predetermined set of core competencies. VOCATS
A contribution of free labor, usually to a non-profit organization. Volunteer

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Financial Aid Cross Word Puzzle

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If a student fails to repay a student loan on time, the student is in ____________. Default
The acronym for the amount of money a student and his/her family are expected to pay toward college expenses as determined by the FAFSA, also known as the Expected Family Contribution. EFC
One of the standardized tests that students generally take junior year of high school that is used by colleges to evaluate an applicant’s academic skills and abilities. ACT
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education does NOT pay the interest while you are in college. Unsubsidized
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education pays the interest while you are in college. Subsidized
The name of Federal low-interest loans for eligible students to help cover the cost of college or career school (HINT: it starts with the letter "s"). Stafford
Federal loans that parents of undergraduate students can sometimes use to help pay for their child's college or career school. PLUS
Your primary area of study chosen for college. Major
The name of the campus office that makes the decision about your acceptance to their school. Admissions
An area of interest studied at the same time as a major; however, fewer courses are required. Minor
Federal grant program providing need-based grants to low-income students. PELL
Type of college degree given if you complete four years of full-time study. Bachelor
Type of college degree earned if you complete two years of full-time study. Associate
The acronym for the application that you will fill out your senior year to apply for financial aid. FAFSA
The person at a college who helps students decide what classes to take, what major to pursue, and that makes sure student have fulfilled all graduation requirements. Advisor
The acronym for the report that a student receives after their FAFSA is processed. It is the report that is sent to your college, also known as a Student Aid Report. SAR
The legal document a student loan borrower must sign when he/she receives a loan. This document lists the terms for repayment of the loan, including interest. Promissory Note
This type of college or university is NOT run by the state and is generally smaller and more expensive. Private
The office at a college that is in charge of your financial aid, bills, and payments (HINT: It starts with the letter “b”). Bursar
The total cost to attend college before financial aid, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other living expenses (Hint: Acronym is “COA”). Cost of Attendance
A program that allows students to take a part-time campus job as part of their financial aid package. Work Study
Colleges/universities that are ran and regulated by the state or federal government. Public
The general term for money you borrow from the government, a bank or another source that need to be paid back, usually over an agreed period of time. Loan
Generally, a student that is taking more than 12 credit hours of classes is considered to be a _______ student versus part time student. Fulltime
The period of time following graduation when a student is NOT expected to start paying his/her loans back yet is known as a “______ period.” Grace
What we wish grew on trees!! Money
A kind of "gift aid" — financial aid that doesn’t have to be paid back and that is usually awarded based on financial need. Grant
The name of the official document that your high school guidance counselor will send to your colleges that lists the classes that you have taken and your grades. Transcript

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College Terminology Crossword

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What is the school year that usually ends with Fall classes, usually in August or September. AcademicYear
To attend a class without receiving academic credit is an _____. Audit
A _______ provides all types of information parents and students need to know about a school Catalog
The day of graduation. Commencement
The number of hours assigned to a specific class. CreditHour
A program offered by some colleges and universities that allows students to submit their applications early. EarlyAction
A __________ student enrolls in at least a minimum number of credit courses. Full-time
Time set aside by professors or teaching assistants for students to visit their office and ask questions or discuss the course they teach. Office hours
A _______________________ works in campus dormitories and supervises issues/activities related to dorm life. Resident Assistant
The program responsible for the maintenance of all academic records. Registrar
An admissions process in which each application is considered as soon as all the required materials have been received, rather than by a specific deadline. Rolling Admissions
A student who lives in and meets the residency requirements for the state where a public university is located. Resident
A __________ is a course offered to a smaller group of students who are typically more advanced and who meet with a professor to discuss specialized topics. Seminar
An __________________ is a student who is pursuing either a one-, two-, or four-year degree. Undergraduate
A student may do this from a course during the semester, but there are established procedures for doing so. Withdrawal

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College Crossword Puzzle

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This college degree typically takes 4-6 years to complete. Bachelorsdegree
One way to pay for college is by using _________. financialaid
This degree is often awarded at community colleges and takes on average 2 years to complete. Associatedegree
A __________ is a degree offered at a university after you have obtained a bachelor’s degree. Graduatedegree
Which college entrance exam is run by College Board and has a score range of 400-1600? SAT
What type of financial aid must be paid back and often with interest? Loans
The FREE application for financial aid required by most institioons of higher education in order to determine financial need for grants, loangs, and institutional scholarships. FAFSA
A _______ is free money that does not have to be paid back after graduation. grant
______ allows you to work part-time on or close to campus in order to financially assist you while you are taking classes. workstudy
A field of study at a college is a _______________. major

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Why College? Crossword Challenge

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The office through which one is accepted into college ADMISSIONS
Processes and maintains transcripts and official records REGISTRAR
Two-year degree ASSOCIATE
Awarded to a graduate after completing first level of graduate school MASTERS
Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA
A faculty or staff member who assists with academic planning ACADEMIC ADVISOR
A specialized field of study a student chooses to pursue while in college MAJOR
Four-year degree BACHELORS
The costs for attending college TUITION
Offers four-year degrees COLLEGE
Money earned for college that does not have to be paid back SCHOLARSHIPS
Courses taken before advancing to higher level courses PREREQUISITES
Part-time jobs for undergrad and grad students with financial need WORKSTUDY
Offers four-year, graduate, and post-graduate degrees UNIVERSITY
A warning regarding unsatisfactory academic progress ACADEMICPROBATION
An avenue to help students attend college FINANCIALAID
Classes taken to complement a student's major MINOR
Post-graduate program with a research focus DOCTORATE

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College Terms Crossword

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An online platform that allows a student to apply to multiple colleges at once Common App
Part time job provided by the school that you're attending. Awarded through FAFSA Work study
Money that comes through banks or credit unions. They set the interest rates and terms and conditions private loan
Between academic times to have enriching experiences. Many students participate in different activities, or some students work and save up money. Gap year
Received through FAFSA. Usually has benefits such as fixed interest rates or income driven payment plans federal loan
If a student is accepted to a college or university, they have to attend that school in the fall early decision
Measures reading, writing, and math levels. Taken junior and/or senior year. Can be taken more than once SAT
Students receive a response from the college earlier than typical response times. They do not have to commit to that college until the normal response date of May 1 Early Action
AKA a junior college, can receive an associates degree or path to four year Community college
Typically taken in the 10th grade. Helps prepare for the SAT PSAT
A type of institution that depends on government money public
A type of institution that is independent and sets its own policies and goals private
'Gift Aid' Money that does not need to be paid back Grant
Free application for federal student aid FAFSA
This is another standardized test that can be submitted to colleges. Can be taken as a junior and/or senior, and can be taken multiple times ACT

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