College & Career

Idaho Virtual Academy offers student support focused on college and career exploration. The goal of our college and career program is to help students prepare for their post-high school experience.

The following website is helpful to explore:

nexsteps.idaho.gov – Next Steps Idaho is sponsored by the Idaho State Board of Education. This website offers information for middle school and high school students regarding college preparedness for each year, starting at 7th grade.

Below is a list of some of the college and career supports offered to Idaho Virtual Academy students:

High School Students
​Advanced Opportunities
Assistance with College Applications
College Application Fee Waivers (must qualify)
College Entrance Exams
College Essays
College Exploration and Navigation
College Fairs & Speaker Series
Common Application Assistance
Financial Aid Information - FAFSA
Gap Year Exploration
Individualized Advising Appointments
Interest & Career Exploration Resources
Letters of Recommendation
Military Information
Official Transcript Requests
Professional & Technical (Trade) Schools
Scholarship Research
Tallo Assistance
Volunteering Resources


Middle School Students
Advanced Opportunities
Assistance with IDLA overload courses
College & Career Exploration and Navigation
College Savings Programs
4 Year High School Plans
Individualized Advising Appointments
Statewide Opportunities and Events

Contact your high school counselor, or the College & Career Advisor Lisa Stein (lstein@idahova.org) for more information on college and career exploration.