Educational Services


Every year at this time, students looking to delay the start of college need to notify their school that they would like to request a Gap Year deferral. While this process is relatively straightforward and has similarities across colleges, every institution seems to have slightly different policies, processes, forms and deadlines. The purpose of this post is to help students planning a Gap Year understand how to successfully receive a “yes” for their deferral request. Please use this link to read "How to Ask for (and Get!) a Gap Year Deferral, from Gap Year Solutions.

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Financial Aid 101 (For Seniors and their Parents/Guardians) September 2nd, 2021 7:00pm, Virtual platform. Speaker: Julie Nelson, Regional Recruitment Director, Xavier University

Topic: Financial Aid 101, an overview of the FAFSA process, and what to expect from financial aid awards.

If you missed this presentation on September 2nd, or would like to revisit the content, please use the link below:

Click Here to View the Financial Aid 101 Presentation

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NET Program
For students whose education is interrupted by an extended absence, returning to school is a daunting task. Lake Forest High School is committed to the wellness of all of our students and intends to use best practice protocol for students transitioning back to school after an extended absence. The NET Program offers support during the extended absence and upon return to school. Contact anyone from the CORE team if an extended absence occurs.

NET Program Coordinators

Julie Crouch: (847) 582-7326

Marney Schager: (847) 582-7359