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1 JUNIOR COLLEGE MEETING PARAMUS HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT Ms. Andrea Saladino, Supervisor Mr. Joseph Gencarelli Mrs. Darlene Hill Ms. Shannon Moran Ms. Ashwini Reddy Ms. Daura Schucker Ms. Sandra Vanderzee

2 March April TIMELINE Junior Conferences September 2015 Senior College Night December 2015/January 2016 Financial Aid Night

3 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Minimum Requirements 4 years of English 4 years of Physical Education 3 years of History 3 years of Math 3 years of Science 1 year of World Language 5 credits of Visual & Performing Art 5 credits of Practical Art 2.5 credits of Financial Literacy 120 Credits

4 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

5 TYPES OF COLLEGE Technical Institutes and Career Schools (UTI, DeVry, Berkeley, Eastwick Colleges) Two-year Colleges Four-year Colleges/Universities Service Academies (Naval Academy)

6 HOW DO COLLEGES EVALUATE APPLICANTS? Transcript Academic performance (Senior year counts) Level of courses (CP, Honors, AP) College Entrance Exams Activities (volunteer work, school clubs, athletics) Teacher recommendations Counselor recommendation Essay and/or Personal Statement

7 COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS SAT Reasoning test Ten-section exam 3 Critical Reading: short and long reading passages, sentence completion 3Math: number and operations, algebra and functions, geometry and measurement, data analysis, statistics and probability 3 Writing: multiple-choice questions on grammar and usage and student written essay 1 Experimental

8 COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS ACT - Curriculum Based Four-section exam Math: skills students have typically acquired in courses taken up to the beginning of grade 12 Science: interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills required in the natural sciences Reading: Measures reading comprehension English: Measures standard written English and rhetorical skills Essay: Measures writing skills emphasized in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.

9 SAT Test Dates Registration January 24, 2015 December 29, 2014 March 14, 2015 February 13, 2015 May 2, 2015 April 6, 2015 June 6, 2015 May 8, 2015 October 2015 Pending November 2015 Pending December 2015 Pending ACT Test Dates Registration February 7, 2015 January 9, 2015 April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 September 12, 2015 Pending October 24, 2015 Pending December 12, 2015 Pending

10 SAT/ACT REGISTRATION INFORMATION CEEB CODE Register ASAP to secure a space at PHS The name you register with must match the name on your PHS Transcript Must upload photo when registering Photo ID is required to take entrance exams Bring your calculator, pencils and admissions ticket If you have an IEP or 504 and have been approved to receive accommodations, be sure to follow the registration procedures.

11 TEST OPTIONAL SCHOOLS Fairtest.org A complete list is available online. In lieu of SAT/ACT scores, you may be asked to submit additional materials

12 ACTIVITY RESUME Athletics Clubs Employment Community Service RESUME BUILDING WORKSHOPS April 2015

13 COLLEGE SEARCH Competitiveness Be realistic Programs/Majors Location (urban/suburban/rural/distance) Cost / Financial Aid Size Campus Life Housing Options Athletics

14 SPECIAL PROGRAMS Special programs have different admission criteria, deadlines and procedures BS/MD Programs Nursing Honors Programs Creative and Fine Art Programs Pharmacy PT/PA Programs

15 connection.naviance.com/paramus

16 COMPARE ME

17 SCATTERGRAM GRAPH

18 Quad/Hangout Spots Dorms Dining Halls Classrooms COLLEGE VISITS Speak with Admissions Rep Health Center Gym/ Athletic Center Bookstore Talk to Students Campus Surroundings Visit Department of Possible Major

19 ADMISSIONS TERMS Regular Rolling Priority Early Decision (binding) Early Action (non-binding) Restrictive Early Action

20 PAYING FOR COLLEGE Visit the Financial Aid section of your college s website for policies and procedures National Scholarships Not eligible to fill out FAFSA until January 2016

21 FAFSA can only be completed online after January 1, 2016 fafsa.ed.gov FAFSA4caster will help you get an estimate of your eligibility for federal student aid FINANCIAL AID NIGHT December 2015/January 2016 Paramus High School

22 FINANCIAL AID Net Price Calculator-Available on every college s financial aid website CSS Profile- Required for some private schools (College Board) Scholarship Newsletter is available on Naviance and on our website. Check fastweb.org, finaid.org and your workplace for scholarships

23 NCAA REQUIREMENTS For Division I & II athletes Division I - 16 Core Academic Units Division II - 16 Core Academic Units Inform your counselor and coach Register at the NCAA Eligibility Center website over the summer SAT / ACT scores must be sent officially to the NCAA

24 BEFORE JUNE Junior students should have: Taken the SAT/ACT at least once (Subject Tests if needed) Competed English assignment for your counselor (details to follow) Created a list of colleges I m thinking about in Naviance (mandatory) Created a resume Asked two teachers for recommendations

25 MARK YOUR CALENDAR Trends in College Admissions March 18 Career Day April 15 College Fair April 23

26 QUESTIONS

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