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Consulting your high school counselor is an important part of understanding your participation in Running Start

  1. Complete the Grays Harbor College Placement Test (CPT)
    • Cost $10
    • Walk-in / Bring Photo I.D.
    • Plan for 2 hours, the test is not timed
    • Question: 360-538-4099

  2. Discuss results of test with GHC Running Start Counselor and receive an RS packet and test results.

  3. Take test results to your high school counselor and discuss high school credits needed and possible class selections and sign Registration form.

  4. Complete a registration appointment with the Running Start Counselor and turn in the registration form at admission and records to receive your schedule of classes.

  5. Once you have qualified it is time to formally apply to the college. There is no application fee.

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    Please Note:
    It is not necessary for you to answer the following two questions: Citizen Status and/or Residency Status.
    If you do not wish to provide this information you will need to complete a paper application with the Running Start office when you register, please let us know by emailing:

  6. Pay Fees and pick up books before classes begin

  7. Attend “New Student Orientation

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Running Start Program
1620 Edward P. Smith Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520

(360) 538-4099
or toll-free (in WA state) (800) 562-4830
ext. 4099
Fax: (360) 538-4299

Community Education Centers

Riverview Education Center, Raymond: 360-538-4023, Fax: 360-875-9467
Columbia Education Center, Ilwaco: 360-538-2539, Fax: 360-642-9434

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