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Contact

RuthAnne   Shope

Montana Tech
1300 West Park
Butte, MT 59701
406.496.4693 (w)
406.491.1254 (c)
rshope@mtech.edu

Brandon   McLean

Montana Tech
1300 West Park
Butte, MT 59701
406.496.4693 (w)
406.491.3023 (c)
bmclean@mtech.edu

Cory Chenoweth

Montana Tech
1300 West Park
Butte, MT 59701
406.459.6075 (c)
cchenoweth@mtech.edu

Matt Sargent

Montana Tech
1300 West Park
Butte, MT 59701
406.565.6987 (c)
trader@mtech.edu

Plan for College

Get a head start on your college plans! See what you can do now to increase your chances of successfully completing high school, going to college, and graduating from college.

9th Grade

  • Take college preparation courses STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Try your best and get good grades in all of your courses
  • Get involved in clubs, sports, and activities in your community
  • Take opportunities to visit colleges in your area

10th Grade

  • Take college preparation courses STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Try your best and get good grades in all of your courses
  • Continue to be involved in extracurricular activities
  • Begin to take leadership positions
  • Volunteer in your community for causes that you care about
  • Research colleges that you may be interested in attending

11th Grade

  • Focus on your challenging academic courses and get your best grades possible
  • Prepare for and take the SAT and ACT
  • Be a leader in your extracurricular activities
  • Organize volunteer activities in your community
  • Research requirements and deadlines for the colleges you are interested in
  • Look for scholarships
  • Complete a FAFSA Forecaster

12th Grade

  • Plan your senior course schedule with challenging courses that meet or exceed the graduation requirements
  • Take the SAT and ACT
  • Complete college admissions applications and submit materials on time 
  • Complete and submit the FAFSA and scholarship applications
  • Keep track of application, financial aid, and housing deadlines and follow up paperwork
  • Commit to a college or other post-secondary school
  • Graduate!
  • Enroll in a summer new student orientation