What to Expect

Mapping Your Future is a non-profit organization dedicated to student success. By working closely with the South Dakota Education Access Foundation, this service helps students and families in the state achieve their higher education goals. We also offer educational tools that guidance counselors and financial aid professionals can use in serving their communities.

Here's what you'll find:

Planning

Your high school years may be the most exciting and important ones you will spend in school.

Education

Learn more about the higher education opportunities in South Dakota by visiting the websites for the schools, colleges, and universities in the state.

Paying

Whether you're considering higher education for yourself or starting to plan for the education of your kids, understanding the financial aid process is the first step to meeting your education goals.

Succeeding

The college years are very exciting times - exercising independence, meeting new friends, experiencing new things, and preparing for the future. When you are experiencing college life, make sure to keep your future in mind as well.

Counselors

Resources for South Dakota School Counselors and Financial Aid Professionals

 Upcoming Events

Alpha Omega Academy Financial Aid Event

Wednesday, January 9 at 1:00 PM CST
Online Meeting
Audience: Families and Counselors
Host: Beth Ziehmer

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 Archived Events

Creating and Using your FSA ID

Audience: Families and Counselors
Host: Cathy Mueller

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2019-20 FAFSA training for counselors

Audience: Counselors
Host: Cathy Mueller

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Answering student/parent 2019-20 FAFSA questions

Audience: Families and Counselors
Host: Cathy Mueller

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