College and Career Readiness

  •  College Admission Tool For Colorado, Information on colleges, scholarships, and financial aid for colleges in Colorado.



    Financial Aid


    *FAFSA opened on October 1st! Go to to apply.


    *College Opportunity Fund: FREE money for Colorado residents going to       college in Colorado go to




    College Admission Representatives at Mesa Ridge

    Oct. 25    Pikes Peak Community College

    Nov. 8      Intellitec College

    Nov. 6      CSU-Pueblo

    Nov. 13    Fort Hayes State University

    Nov. 15    Kansas State University

    Dec. 3      Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing

     *Sign up on Navaiance to attend. See Mr. Burgess if you are having trouble signing up.




    Daniels Scholarship Opens Oct. 1,


    For a list of scholarships please go to the scholarship section on Naviance.


    If you are being offered scholarships, whether or not you will accept them, come see Mr. Burgess and tell him FIRST.


    Scholarship information can be found in the Naviance Link


    Transcript Requests

    As students begin applying to colleges they will need transcripts sent electronically from MRHS. In order for transcripts to be sent please list the college as one you are interested in and that you are applying to in Naviance. Once you indicate that you are applying to a school in Naviance there will be a prompt to request transcripts. If you are applying through Common App please notify Mr. Burgess.



    If you are planning to compete in athletics at the collegiate level you must register with the NCAA or NAIA in order to determine your eligibility. This can be done as soon as your sophomore year. 

    *Look at the courses required by the NCAA. You can also see the critieria for eligibility for all NCAA Divisions.

    NCAA - Go tostudent-athletes and click on Eligibility Center.

    NAIA -



     Scholarship & Financial Aid Links

    How to Graduate College Debt Free

    Financial Aid 101

    Scholarship Search Guidebook - Scholarships & Financial Aid - Federal Student Aid

    Ultimate Guide to the FAFSA

    COF - College Opportunity Fund

    WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange) - reduced tuition for Western states

    NCAA Information - for Student Athletes


  • 2018 Testing Dates

    SAT Dates:  Oct 6th (register by Sept. 7th)

                      Nov. 3rd (register by Oct. 5th)

    ACT Dates:  Oct. 27th (register by Sept. 28th)

                      Dec. 8th (register by Nov. 2nd)

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