Choosing and applying

Whether you’re planning on attending college for one, two or four years, pursuing education beyond high school can help you get a job and improve the quality of your life. The College Planning Center can help you figure out what to look for in a school and how to make sure you’re ready.

College visits 101
So you’re planning to go to college. You have a few colleges in mind but don’t know which one is “the right one?” Or, maybe you think you know…
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Overview of the financial aid process video
There is a flow or process in gym class. You start by stretching and work your way through each activity. Much like gym class, there is a process to h…
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Can you pass the leadership quiz?
Each and every adult who is a leader was once a kid. No kidding, right? But, it should make you, today’s teen, stop and think about what you are doi…
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A checklist for high school juniors and seniors
The junior and senior years of high school are incredibly busy; so busy that you need a checklist to know what to do next. In addition to class, homew…
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Comparing college costs
Comparing college costs is an important step in making the best decision for you. In addition to looking at location, campus size, majors and extracur…
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College Handbook helps with tough decisions ahead...
“Tough decisions ahead” could be the road sign for every high school student and that is why the College Handbook was developed by Bank of North D…
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Complicated just got easy with the College Planning Center as your resource
When it comes to planning and paying for college, there is a lot to figure out. With Bank of North Dakota’s (BND) College Planning Center, complicat…
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Creating a winning scholarship application
Your scholarship application plays a large role in whether or not you will receive a scholarship. While it takes some time, it is important to spend a…
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10 questions to ask before you choose a college
1. What do I want to do? Hopefully high school has given you the opportunity to try new things and determine what interests you and what you’re g…
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Oct
5
Thu
all-day $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
$500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
Oct 5 all-day
High school seniors fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships today. The first 1,000 applicants receive a Real DEAL T-shirt. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general[...]
Oct
14
Sat
all-day HS Seniors: Schedule Senior pict...
HS Seniors: Schedule Senior pict...
Oct 14 all-day
Schedule your senior pictures if they aren’t done yet!
Nov
9
Thu
all-day $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
$500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
Nov 9 all-day
High school seniors fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships today. The first 1,000 applicants receive a Real DEAL T-shirt. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general[...]
Dec
7
Thu
all-day $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
$500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
Dec 7 all-day
High school seniors fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships today. The first 1,000 applicants receive a Real DEAL T-shirt. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general[...]
Jan
1
Mon
all-day ND Dollars for Scholars scholars...
ND Dollars for Scholars scholars...
Jan 1 all-day
Students, you are invited to apply for scholarships between January 1 and April 1 each year. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $15,000. Visit the News & Events section to see which scholarships may help[...]
Jan
4
Thu
all-day $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
$500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
Jan 4 all-day
High school seniors fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships today. The first 1,000 applicants receive a Real DEAL T-shirt. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general[...]
Jan
7
Sun
all-day HS Seniors: Completed tax inform...
HS Seniors: Completed tax inform...
Jan 7 all-day
Try to get taxes done as early as possible so you can complete the FAFSA. For more information on preparing for the FAFSA visit, BND’s College Planning Center.
Feb
3
Sat
all-day HS Seniors: Prepare your invitat...
HS Seniors: Prepare your invitat...
Feb 3 all-day
Work on the invitation list for the graduation party. Some families coordinate their parties to share location and expenses.
Feb
28
Wed
all-day Deadline reminder: $500 BND Real...
Deadline reminder: $500 BND Real...
Feb 28 all-day
High school seniors February 28, 2015 (today) is the deadline to fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general information are[...]