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College & Career

Strive Virtual College Exploration

Strive Virtual College

Monday, April 20 – Friday, May 8, 2020
3 weeks of virtual presentations for juniors to explore college opportunities
450 colleges in 47 states & 13 countries
Free for students


Hear from Admission Officers
Experienced college admission officers will share tips on what you need to know


Gain Important College Knowledge
Choose from 300+ different presentations and information sessions

College Planning

450+ Colleges and Universities
Hundreds of colleges from 47 states and 13 countries will be participating

Student Registration

Students should register for each panel that they want to attend. Once they register, they’ll receive a confirmation email with their unique link to join the Zoom webinar.

(Students will also receive a barcode, but the barcode is not necessary for this virtual event.)  When students register, they are sharing their registration information only with colleges presenting on that particular panel. StriveScan does not sell or share personally identifiable student information with any other third parties.

College Just Ahead

Make your dreams of attending college a reality just by taking some basic steps and planning for your future. By reaching out, asking questions, and doing research, you can attend college, be successful and eventually have a career that fits your needs. By getting a college degree, you increase your earning potential and employability. The links on this page are great resources for planning and paying for college. If you need additional information, please set up an appointment with your counselor to discuss options for your future.

Letter of Recommendation Request Form ("Brag Sheet")
Submit this form to your teachers/counselor when requesting a letter of recommendation for college admissions, scholarships, etc. It is important that this form be filled out accurately and completely. Teachers and counselors need a minimum of TWO weeks advance notice to write a letter of recommendation. Please provide a copy of this brag sheet to each teacher/counselor. PROOFREAD before submitting.

Start Your College Planning Journey Here!
ACT has pulled together an entire library of articles and resources to help you get on the path to college and career readiness!

Master Timeline: College Admissions
Getting ready for the college application process can feel very intimidating. A great way to begin is to look at a timeline that lists activities to complete as you navigate the college admissions process.

Campus Tours

Campus visits allow students to explore everything a college has to offer. When making an on-campus visit, please notify the RHS Attendance Secretary PRIOR to the visit, and your absence(s) will be considered School Related.  

Visit a College Campus Virtually

Carroll College Open House - Friday, November 15

Meet us on Mondays or call 406-447-4384

  • March 23
  • March 30
  • April 6 

Dawson Community College Buccaneer Days

Flathead Valley Community College/Experience FVCC

Highlands College of Montana Tech Schedule a personalized visit any weekday by going to

Miles Community College Pioneer Preview Days

  • November 12
  • January 28
  • March 18

MSU Fridays

  • October 18  (during MEA)
  • January 31
  • February 28
  • March 13
  • June 12 

MSU-Billings Preview Days


Montana Tech Tech Days

  • October 18
  • November 15

Rocky Mountain College Preview Days

UM Days, Missoula

  • October 18
  • November 8
  • January 24
  • March 27
  • April 24
  • June 5

Sign up to be a Griz For a Day -

Spend time with us during a personalized visit of the University of Montana where you will experience life as a Grizzly, in and out of the classroom.

You will meet with faculty members and current students in your area of academic interest, sit in on a class for a bit, check out our co-curricular activities and see campus with your own tour guide. We will take you and your family to lunch in our award-winning Food Zoo and answer any questions you might have.   Bear Tracks Registration Events   These are course registration days where admitted students can visit campus with their families to finalize their first semester’s schedule, as well as their financial aid and meet faculty from their academic department. Students must be admitted for the summer or fall term at the University of Montana Mountain Campus prior to attending a Registration Event.     

  • Friday, April 10, 2020
  • Saturday, April 11, 2020
  • Friday, April 17, 2020
  • Saturday, April 18, 2020
  • Friday, May 15, 2020
  • Friday, May 22, 2020
  • Friday, June 12, 2020
  • Friday, June 19, 2020
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 

 UM Western XDay Open House

University of Providence/Great Falls-Argo Fall Preview Day  

ETS is a federally funded program by the Department of Education. It has the goal of helping youth, grades 6th-12th, to complete high school and enroll in an institution of higher education of their choice. ETS provides both group and one-on-one mentor sessions with a pre-college advisor who informs, educates, advises and encourages students on career and college choices.

ETS participants receive educational tutoring, guidance on middle and high school course selection, career counseling, financial aid resources, college and scholarship information. Participants have the opportunity to attend college tours, educational field trips and learn about different career opportunities. We serve eligible students in the Blackfeet, Crow, Flathead and Great Falls target areas.

RHS Pre-College Advisor: Carla Guarisco (406) 275-4871

Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a federally funded TRIO program designed to provide low-income, first-generation high school students with the skills and motivation necessary for success in postsecondary education. The program serves 84 students on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Services include tutoring, mentoring, college entrance preparation, enrichment activities, and college visitations. A six-week residential summer component on campus offers students high school credit, college credit, and work-study experiences.
Advisors: Sandra DeBruin (406) 261-3363; Megan Ahern (AmeriCorps)

Montana Career Pathways

Montana Career Pathways is a vital education and workforce strategy.

Too many students don’t understand how education connects to their future, and how to make good decisions that prepare them for college and career.

Montana Career Pathways helps students learn about career options that are in demand in Montana, and the types activities they can engage in to prepare for their next step after high school graduation.

Upcoming Events

August 10
August 17

Indian Ed. Report Disseminated via Email

Start: Aug 17, 2020 End: Aug 21, 2020

Multi-Day Event

August 24


Start: Aug 24, 2020 End: Aug 25, 2020

Multi-Day Event