CLASS OF 2015 SENIOR SURVIVAL GUIDE

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "CLASS OF 2015 SENIOR SURVIVAL GUIDE"

Transcription

1 CLASS OF 2015 SENIOR SURVIVAL GUIDE

2 Counseling Center Staff Mrs. Garber College/Career Center Coordinator Mrs. Carstens Counseling Secretary Mrs. Pattni Registrar Mrs. Perlmutter Students A Do Ms. Jones Students Dr Ka Mrs. Page Students Ke Rh Ms. Wilson Students Ri - Z

3 How to meet with a College Admissions Officer at Riverwood

4 How to take a day off for a pre-approved college visit

5 COMPLETE YOUR SENIOR RECOMMENDATION SURVEY ON NAVIANCE

6 REQUESTING TRANSCRIPTS Create your Parchment account (see handout). Make sure the name you use on your Parchment account is IDENTICAL to the way your name appears on Eschool or the transcript won t send. Parchment transcripts to almost all institutions are free. It only costs you $ if the organization isn t a Parchment member.

7 Check out the Common Application (https://www.commonapp.org) It s a great way to apply to many schools via one application Before you apply anywhere, it s best to see if your school is a Common Application member institution. HOW TO REQUEST A TRANSCRIPT FOR COMMON APPLICATION Create an account at and note your Common App ID. You will need it to make sure your transcript gets to the right place. Use the School Forms section of the Common App Online to invite your counselor to be a recommender. Doing this will trigger an message to your counselor providing instructions on how to submit school forms online. Confirm with your counselor that he or she intends to submit school forms online. Log into your Parchment account and select the Common App tab. Provide your Common App ID when prompted, confirm that the Common App ID and information (i.e. your name, colleges applied to, counselor name) are correct. Your transcript will be sent directly to the Common App Online system where it will be matched by your counselor with your school forms and submitted on your behalf. Once you have submitted your transcript to the Common App, your transcript is ready for submission to ALL of your Common App colleges. You do not need to submit one for each C college.

8 Applying to UGA You need to submit the application online BEFORE requesting the counselor recommendation and transcript. The deadline for Early Action is October 15. The deadline for Regular Decision is January 15. Do not wait until the last minute!

9 Riverwood International Charter School Counselor Recommendation Request Form **This form should be used when a hard-copy recommendation letter/form is required. This form is not needed for Common Application or other online recommendation requests.** Before submitting this form, make sure you do the following: Submit your college application (directly to the school) and request your transcript on Parchment. Complete your Senior Recommendation Survey on Naviance Attach the hard copy counselor recommendation form/secondary school report form to this request. Provide an envelope (addressed to the college/scholarship organization) with postage. Do not write your return address on the envelope. Ensure you are submitting this AT LEAST 10 days prior to the deadline. ************************************ Student Name: Date of Request: College/Scholarship: Address: Deadline: Counselor Name:

10 Testing The SAT The SAT Reasoning Test (formerly SAT I: Reasoning Test) better known as the SAT, is a three-hour and forty-five-minute test that measures critical reading, writing, and mathematical reasoning skills students have developed over time and skills they need to be successful academically. Registration is $ You can register at Fee waivers are available for students who are on free or reduced lunch (see Mrs. Garber). The SAT II consists of subject tests which measure how much students know about a particular academic subject and how well they can apply that knowledge. Before you decide which tests to take, make a list of the colleges you re considering and review their admission requirements to find out if they require SAT II scores and, if so, how many and which ones.

11 The ACT assessment measures how well you can perform skills in English, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning (with an optional writing section). These areas are tested because they are the major areas in most high school and college instruction. Each of these tests (except writing) contains multiple-choice questions that offer either four or five choices from which you choose the correct or best answer. Registration is $38.00 without writing; $54.50 with writing. You can register at Fee waivers are available for students on free or reduced lunch.

12 The answer is both. The counseling office recommends that you attempt both tests. Riverwood is a testing site for the ACT. Because they each test different skills, you will want to determine on which test you perform best. Be sure to also check the admission requirements of the schools to which you are applying to see if they have a preference between the SAT and the ACT.

13 POINTS TO REMEMBER 1. Pay attention to deadlines on all applications. Also make sure to see if essays and any other supplemental information are needed. Your application is incomplete until they ve received everything required. 2. Colleges will not accept SAT or ACT scores after their application deadlines. 3. Make sure to read the Counseling Department newsletter, which you ll get through Advisement or can read on the RICS website, for important information about scholarships, in addition to the Naviance website and doing research about scholarships on your own. 4. We strongly encourage YOU to be the person to fill out your college applications. Your parents are not the ones attending college next year. 5. Every family should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1. You can use your GACollege411 account to access and complete this form. You and your parents can get pin numbers prior to January 1. (www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov) 6. Look at the Net Price Calculator on college financial aid sections to see what the true estimate of what the first year of college will cost. 7. If you are a student athlete with a possibility of getting an athletic scholarship, make sure to register with NCAA (http://eligibilitycenter.org/ecwr2/ncaa_ems/ncaa.html). You ll need to register, send an official transcript and official standardized test scores. (Students who have an SAT or ACT fee waiver can also get a fee waiver for NCAA.) 8. Most colleges require immunization forms and will NOT accept your high school forms. Check on the school requirements. 9. Remember that all college acceptances are provisional. A college will need to see proof of your graduation (your final transcript). A college has the right to take back your acceptance if your senior year grades do not meet their standards. 10. Your counselor and Ms. Garber are available to help you with planning for next year. Feel free to set up an appointment to ask for assistance. 11. There are many definitions of a GPA. Fulton County calculates numeric averages on a 100 point scale. Colleges have different formulas for calculating the gpa. Check with admissions offices to see how they calculate. For example, some include honors points, some don t. Some count all classes you ve had, some only include core classes. 12. The HOPE GPA is calculated by averaging ALL core courses (English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and World Language) from high school, including failed courses. Honors points are removed but.50 weighting is added back on for AP courses. (see the GACollege411.org website for details on HOPE).

14 ANY QUESTIONS?

Update EDP & turn into Counseling Complete college application(s) Give counselor the Counselor/High School Certification to fill out (if required)

Update EDP & turn into Counseling Complete college application(s) Give counselor the Counselor/High School Certification to fill out (if required) Class of 2016 Update EDP & turn into Counseling Complete college application(s) Give counselor the Counselor/High School Certification to fill out (if required) Request recommendations Send ACT and/or

More information

2014/2015 Riverwood Counseling Staff

2014/2015 Riverwood Counseling Staff Riverwood International Charter School 5900 Raider Drive * Atlanta, GA 30328 404-847-1980 Class of 2016: Welcome to the College Planning Process! In this packet, you will find a number of resources designed

More information

Moravian College. Juniata College. Princeton University

Moravian College. Juniata College. Princeton University Moravian College Juniata College Princeton University Naviance Applications Transcripts Letters of Recommendation Standardized Testing NCAA Eligibility Financial Aid Students will access Naviance for all

More information

Senior College Night

Senior College Night Senior College Night P R E S E N T E D B Y L E I G H G U I D AN C E D E PAR T M E N T S h a w n e e M c Q u a i n, A- K E r i k a F l o r e s, L & I n t e r ve n t i o n C o u n s e l o r L i s a P e r

More information

Senior College Night Presented by the Guidance Department. September 21, 2015

Senior College Night Presented by the Guidance Department. September 21, 2015 Senior College Night Presented by the Guidance Department September 21, 2015 Discussion Topics Welcome What Colleges are Seeking Rec. Letters Testing Start Applying NCAA & Financial Aid Demonstrated Interest

More information

Students log in with ID # as e-mail and EPSD password. New registrations click here. Parents log in with email address and password

Students log in with ID # as e-mail and EPSD password. New registrations click here. Parents log in with email address and password Students log in with ID # as e-mail and EPSD password New registrations click here Parents log in with email address and password 2 Welcome message tailored to grade level and will be updated monthly Students

More information

College Applications. A detailed overview for Seniors

College Applications. A detailed overview for Seniors College Applications A detailed overview for Seniors Brief Reminders Sign up for the SAT/ACT (and SAT Subjects, if needed). College representatives visit CB West and present to students. Sign up through

More information

Welcome to COLLEGE 101. Riverview Jr. Sr. High School Counseling Department

Welcome to COLLEGE 101. Riverview Jr. Sr. High School Counseling Department Welcome to COLLEGE 101 Riverview Jr. Sr. High School Counseling Department Mrs. Roberta Gross x1025 Mrs. Tara Jo Morascyzk x1023 rgross@rsd.k12.pa.us tjmorascyzk@rsd.k12.pa.us First things first Begin

More information

The College Application Process Frequently Asked Questions Class of 2016

The College Application Process Frequently Asked Questions Class of 2016 The College Application Process Frequently Asked Questions Class of 2016 What is our school code? Our CEEB Code is 390-488 How many students are in the class of 2016? There are approximately 565 students

More information

The College Application Process at BVT

The College Application Process at BVT The College Application Process at BVT Introduction Every high school s college application process is unique to that school. At BVT, there are expectations of who will complete each part of the college

More information

College Application Process for Eastview Seniors. September, 2015 Eastview High School

College Application Process for Eastview Seniors. September, 2015 Eastview High School College Application Process for Eastview Seniors September, 2015 Eastview High School Crustaceans are at their most vulnerable when they are between shells. Author Unknown 2 How involved should I be in

More information

How do you organize the schools you are applying to?

How do you organize the schools you are applying to? BMR COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR NAVIANCE Included below are the procedures for sending applications and records to colleges from BMR High School. In order to insure that each student s applications

More information

COLLEGE / COMMON APPLICATION SPECIFIC NOTES:

COLLEGE / COMMON APPLICATION SPECIFIC NOTES: COLLEGE / COMMON APPLICATION SPECIFIC NOTES: DISCLAIMER: These following notes are based on previous years. Colleges may change their procedures, and if a college is not listed, it still might have some

More information

Senior College Program. Whippany Park High School September 10, 2015 Ms. Amy Wasser, Supervisor of Guidance

Senior College Program. Whippany Park High School September 10, 2015 Ms. Amy Wasser, Supervisor of Guidance Senior College Program Whippany Park High School September 10, 2015 Ms. Amy Wasser, Supervisor of Guidance "People bloom at various stages of life, and different individuals flourish in different climates.

More information

YOU MUST DO THIS TO APPLY TO COLLEGE!

YOU MUST DO THIS TO APPLY TO COLLEGE! Seniors: YOU MUST DO THIS TO APPLY TO COLLEGE! Read and Follow the Directions in this packet! Guide for Senior Year Provided by CGHS College Counseling Department For Seniors Now that you are prepared

More information

THE COLLEGE APPLICATION HANDBOOK

THE COLLEGE APPLICATION HANDBOOK Fall 15 THE COLLEGE APPLICATION HANDBOOK A resource guide to help students plan and prepare for the college application and admissions process Prepared by the MHS School Counseling Team COLLEGE APPLICATION

More information

APPLYING TO PRIVATE COLLEGES & REQUESTING LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION CLASS OF 2016

APPLYING TO PRIVATE COLLEGES & REQUESTING LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION CLASS OF 2016 APPLYING TO PRIVATE COLLEGES & REQUESTING LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION CLASS OF 2016 Presented by IHS Counseling Department 6-10-2015 PRIVATE COLLEGES Private colleges are not part of a system of colleges.

More information

KICK-OFF TO COLLEGE APPLICATIONS. Class of 2013

KICK-OFF TO COLLEGE APPLICATIONS. Class of 2013 KICK-OFF TO COLLEGE APPLICATIONS Class of 2013 Student s Responsibilities in the Application Process Deciding on final list of colleges Getting the applications Completing the applications Procuring other

More information

Senior College Program. Hanover Park High School September 17, 2015 Ms. Amy Wasser, Supervisor of Guidance

Senior College Program. Hanover Park High School September 17, 2015 Ms. Amy Wasser, Supervisor of Guidance Senior College Program Hanover Park High School September 17, 2015 Ms. Amy Wasser, Supervisor of Guidance "People bloom at various stages of life, and different individuals flourish in different climates.

More information

Karns High School College/Career Planning Guide 2013-2014

Karns High School College/Career Planning Guide 2013-2014 Karns High School College/Career Planning Guide 2013-2014 Table of Contents -Senior Year Planning Calendar- -Graduation Requirements & GPA- -Advanced Placement/Dual Enrollment- -College Admissions Tests-

More information

Maverick Senior Newsletter

Maverick Senior Newsletter Maverick Senior Newsletter August/September, 2011 Dalton Kelsey, Senior Counselor This newsletter is designed to provide pertinent guidance information for the 12 th grade students in the Mauldin High

More information

Getting into College Checklist - College, Career & Testing

Getting into College Checklist - College, Career & Testing 9 th Grade First Semester of 9 th Grade?? Realize how important your grades are while in high school. They are the one of the most important criteria for admission to a college/university, and colleges

More information

SENIOR COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS

SENIOR COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS SENIOR COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS BERNARDS HIGH SCHOOL Guidance Department September 24, 2015 Bernards High School Guidance Department Mr. Scott Neigel, Principal Dr. Michael Corbett, Assistant Principal

More information

RFSD Pre-Collegiate Program (revised September 2011) College Bound Checklist ~ Year By Year Guide

RFSD Pre-Collegiate Program (revised September 2011) College Bound Checklist ~ Year By Year Guide RFSD Pre-Collegiate Program (revised September 2011) College Bound Checklist ~ Year By Year Guide Junior Year September/October Continue taking the most rigorous academic schedule possible, thinking ahead

More information

Class of 2014 Please thank Josh Tam for the. outstanding showcase of talent

Class of 2014 Please thank Josh Tam for the. outstanding showcase of talent Class of 2014 Please thank Josh Tam for the outstanding showcase of talent English- 4 units Math- 4 units Science- 4 units (must include Bio and Physics/Physical Science) Social Studies- 3 units Health/Personal

More information

Counselors. Andrea McKinney (A-M) andreamckinney@reitzmemorial.org 476-4973 Ext. 208. Heidi Bennett (M-Z) heidibennett@evdio.org 476-4973 Ext.

Counselors. Andrea McKinney (A-M) andreamckinney@reitzmemorial.org 476-4973 Ext. 208. Heidi Bennett (M-Z) heidibennett@evdio.org 476-4973 Ext. College Night Counselors Andrea McKinney (A-M) andreamckinney@reitzmemorial.org 476-4973 Ext. 208 Heidi Bennett (M-Z) heidibennett@evdio.org 476-4973 Ext. 207 Exploring Colleges 4861 to choose from Most

More information

CLASS OF 2016 WELCOME TO PART 2 JUNIOR CLASS INFORMATION NIGHT

CLASS OF 2016 WELCOME TO PART 2 JUNIOR CLASS INFORMATION NIGHT CLASS OF 2016 WELCOME TO PART 2 JUNIOR CLASS INFORMATION NIGHT What do I need to know as a Junior? Am I on track for graduation? How many credits do I have? You need 22 minimum to graduate How many Regents

More information

Grade 9. 1. Create a four- year high school plan. Think about what you d like to accomplish in the next four years.

Grade 9. 1. Create a four- year high school plan. Think about what you d like to accomplish in the next four years. Community/Four- Year College/ Trade School Student Timeline There are some steps you can take as a ninth- and 10th- grader to make sure you re on the right track for college. Here s a list to help you

More information

Step-by-Step Guide to the New Common Application

Step-by-Step Guide to the New Common Application 1. Log into www.commonapp.org (.ORG, not.com) 2. Create an account and write down your username and password somewhere safe. 3. Once you have logged in you will be brought to a screen that has four tabs

More information

Poolesville High School Class of 2016. College and Career Planning

Poolesville High School Class of 2016. College and Career Planning Poolesville High School Class of 2016 College and Career Planning Administrative Staff Ms. Deena Levine: Principal Ms. Billie Bradshaw: Assistant Principal, Magnet Coordinator Ms. Jacky Orrence: Assistant

More information

LACES College Center Checklist HIGH SCHOOL. 9th Grade

LACES College Center Checklist HIGH SCHOOL. 9th Grade LACES College Center Checklist HIGH SCHOOL 9th Grade Students: Sign-up to take the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test) in September of the 8th and 9th grade year. This exam helps you prepare

More information

JUNIOR COLLEGE MEETING PARAMUS HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT

JUNIOR COLLEGE MEETING PARAMUS HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT 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

More information

5900 Raider Drive Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328

5900 Raider Drive Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328 5900 Raider Drive Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328 http://school.fultonschools.org/hs/riverwood Riverwood International Charter School Riverwood is a comprehensive high school and the site of Fulton County

More information

Matignon High School. Guidance Department. Senior Information Packet. Class of 2016

Matignon High School. Guidance Department. Senior Information Packet. Class of 2016 Matignon High School Guidance Department Senior Information Packet Class of 2016 PLEASE USE THIS SENIOR INFORMATION PACKET AS A GUIDE AND TIMELINE FOR PREPARING YOUR COLLEGE APPLICATION AND FOR REQUESTING

More information

OLD SAYBROOK HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2016 SENIOR PLANNING GUIDE

OLD SAYBROOK HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2016 SENIOR PLANNING GUIDE OLD SAYBROOK HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2016 SENIOR PLANNING GUIDE Ms. Healy School Counselor Mrs. Rowe School Counselor CLASS OF 2016 SENIOR YEAR TIMELINE September 2015 September 2015 Start senior year off

More information

Angela Siso, Supervisor of Guidance Patti Lieberman, College Counselor

Angela Siso, Supervisor of Guidance Patti Lieberman, College Counselor Senior C.A.N. College Application Night Angela Siso, Supervisor of Guidance Patti Lieberman, College Counselor Counselors Kyle Campisi, Tom Filippone, Sonia Moticha, Kristina Donovan, Nipurna Shah, Paulo

More information

Continue to stay involved in your extra-curricular activities, remembering to document your involvement.

Continue to stay involved in your extra-curricular activities, remembering to document your involvement. College Planning: A Four Year Overview Freshman Year Begin your high school career by taking academically challenging courses. Focus on your studies. This year is important as it is the beginning of your

More information

WELCOME! AHS Senior Cat Chat. Graduation Requirements Applying to College Scholarships Senior Events

WELCOME! AHS Senior Cat Chat. Graduation Requirements Applying to College Scholarships Senior Events WELCOME! AHS Senior Cat Chat Graduation Requirements Applying to College Scholarships Senior Events We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore is not an act, but a habit. -Aristotle GRADUATION

More information

Danbury High School. College Application Procedures and Information. Danbury College Board Code: 070120

Danbury High School. College Application Procedures and Information. Danbury College Board Code: 070120 Danbury High School College Application Procedures and Information Danbury College Board Code: 070120 Table of Contents Organizing the College Application Process... 3 Senior Planning Calendar... 4 September...

More information

Warwick Valley College Kickoff. A Parent s Playbook

Warwick Valley College Kickoff. A Parent s Playbook Warwick Valley College Kickoff A Parent s Playbook Tonight s Focus Understanding the student/family and counselor roles in the college application process Using Naviance / Family Connection in the college

More information

COMMON APPLICATION WORKSHOP. www.commonapp.org

COMMON APPLICATION WORKSHOP. www.commonapp.org COMMON APPLICATION WORKSHOP www.commonapp.org HOW TO APPLY www.commonapp.org Remember username/password The navigation menu appears on the top of the screen. Students can move through the application by

More information

COLLEGE PLANNING PART 7 THE APPLICATION PROCESS. Xavier High School

COLLEGE PLANNING PART 7 THE APPLICATION PROCESS. Xavier High School COLLEGE PLANNING PART 7 THE APPLICATION PROCESS Xavier High School The Application: Making it Count After the student researches and then decides on the colleges to which applications will be made, one

More information

Presents. The College Application Process

Presents. The College Application Process Presents The College Application Process Use Naviance to take inventory of your strengths and interests and learn about possible careers that match your profile. Use Naviance to build your resume. Take

More information

COLLEGE INFORMATION MEETING. Class of 2014 September 11, 2013

COLLEGE INFORMATION MEETING. Class of 2014 September 11, 2013 COLLEGE INFORMATION MEETING Class of 2014 September 11, 2013 CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS October 4 th is the deadline by when you must let your counselor know that you will be applying to a college as an Early

More information

THE STEM ACADEMY NAVIANCE RESOURCE GUIDE. Prepared by the STEM Counseling Department

THE STEM ACADEMY NAVIANCE RESOURCE GUIDE. Prepared by the STEM Counseling Department 1 THE STEM ACADEMY NAVIANCE RESOURCE GUIDE Prepared by the STEM Counseling Department 2 Purpose of the Guide This guide will teach you how to use Naviance as a tool in the college application process.

More information

CONGRATULATIONS! POINT OPTION SENIOR! In this POINT OPTION SENIOR Handbook, you will find information about...

CONGRATULATIONS! POINT OPTION SENIOR! In this POINT OPTION SENIOR Handbook, you will find information about... CONGRATULATIONS! You have reached a milestone in your school career you are a POINT OPTION SENIOR! In this POINT OPTION SENIOR Handbook, you will find information about... Surviving Senior Year Entering

More information

SENIOR COLLEGE MEETING CLASS OF 2015

SENIOR COLLEGE MEETING CLASS OF 2015 SENIOR COLLEGE MEETING CLASS OF 2015 Important Dates Review Transcripts The College Application Process at Churchill Deadlines IMPORTANT 2014 DATES Thursday., Sept. 11 Senior Parent Night @ 7:00PM Monday,

More information

Junior Senior Newsletter Fall 2013

Junior Senior Newsletter Fall 2013 Junior Senior Newsletter Fall 2013 SENIOR NOTES: Be careful if you revised your schedule for either first or second semester please remember that: 1. Core 40 Diploma is the default diploma All students

More information

Junior (Class of 2017) Fall meeting. 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 5, DHS Auditorium

Junior (Class of 2017) Fall meeting. 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 5, DHS Auditorium Junior (Class of 2017) Fall meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 5, DHS Auditorium Making contact swright@durango.k12.co.us Make an appointment with Mrs. Wood in the counseling office (mwood@durango.k12.co.us,

More information

Oak Ridge High School Class of 2017

Oak Ridge High School Class of 2017 Oak Ridge High School Class of 2017 10/29/2015 Fall Junior Parent Meeting ORHS Administration Tommy Johnson, Principal Lisa Martin, Associate Principal Jan Lewis, Associate Principal Shawn Almond, Assistant

More information

Private Colleges and Universities

Private Colleges and Universities Private Colleges and Universities Why apply to a private college or university? Wide variety of choices Size Location Specialized majors Personalized services Small class size Better access to faculty

More information

Saint Saviour High School: a guide to the college application process for the Class of 2016

Saint Saviour High School: a guide to the college application process for the Class of 2016 Saint Saviour High School: a guide to the college application process for the Class of 2016 Getting Started! Here we are! It s the beginning of your final year of high school - a year that could be the

More information

Guidance Department Calendar Overview

Guidance Department Calendar Overview Check Boylan Website for sports camps and tryouts Attend Boylan summer classes Plan to attend various Freshmen activities in August Freshman Orientation Days Make up failed classes via correspondence courses

More information

SENIOR COLLEGE PLANNING NIGHT

SENIOR COLLEGE PLANNING NIGHT Welcome Students and Parents to SENIOR COLLEGE PLANNING NIGHT Garner Magnet High School Student Services September 22, 2015 Folder Contents On the Left Agenda and Important Test Dates NC College Profiles

More information

Common Application Workshop Presented by the MHHS Counseling Department October 14, 2014

Common Application Workshop Presented by the MHHS Counseling Department October 14, 2014 Common Application Workshop Presented by the MHHS Counseling Department October 14, 2014 Founded in 1975, online since 1999 Currently used by over 500 colleges & universities For member colleges & universities,

More information

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT APPLYING TO COLLEGE

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT APPLYING TO COLLEGE WESTLAKE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT APPLYING TO COLLEGE Westlake High School Counseling Office SENIOR YEAR CALENDAR September-October-November December Register for the SAT/ACT if

More information

Northview High School Counseling Program

Northview High School Counseling Program Northview High School Counseling Program Post Junior Status Conference Work Ahead Now that you have met with your counselor for your junior status conference, you may be wondering, what do I need to do

More information

The Common Application and Naviance

The Common Application and Naviance The Common Application and Naviance The Common Application is a standardized admission application that can be used to apply to more than 500 Common App member colleges and universities. The Common App

More information

John Hersey High School College/Career Center Junior Parent Newsletter

John Hersey High School College/Career Center Junior Parent Newsletter John Hersey High School College/Career Center Junior Parent Newsletter October 2014 Parents of the Class of 2016: Inside this issue: Career Exploration College Search Campus Visits College Rep Visits College

More information

COLLEGE COUNSELING WEBSITE

COLLEGE COUNSELING WEBSITE T TA ASSIISS T Thhee A Am meerriiccaann SScchhooooll iinn EEnnggllaanndd COLLEGE COUNSELING NEWSLETTER August 2012 Volume 1 Welcome to our first TASIS College Counseling Newsletter! Each montly newsletter

More information

There are two other independent types of colleges:

There are two other independent types of colleges: An overview of California s independent colleges and universities Information gathered from: College: Making it Happen There are three public systems: 1. The University of California (UC) 2. The California

More information

College and Career Planning Series:

College and Career Planning Series: College and Career Planning Series: Four-Year College Planning for the Class of 2016 Presented by: The Tantasqua Guidance Department The Guidance Department Staff Mrs. Cantrell Guidance Director Caseload

More information

Private College Applications. September 5, 2012

Private College Applications. September 5, 2012 Private College Applications September 5, 2012 Regular Decision Timetable Application in Fall Scholarship due date = application deadline Financial Aid Forms in January Offers made only to those accepted

More information

Queen Creek High School CLASS OF 2014

Queen Creek High School CLASS OF 2014 Queen Creek High School CLASS OF 2014 How many credits do you have? Are you on track to graduate? Start applying to colleges for next year If you haven t done so already, take your SAT or ACT test Apply

More information

HOW TO APPLY TO COLLEGE- A GUIDE FOR SENIORS

HOW TO APPLY TO COLLEGE- A GUIDE FOR SENIORS HOW TO APPLY TO This Booklet is available on the EGHS website: Click on Student resources, College Resources, Then on the left hand tab Click HOW TO APPLY TO COLLEGE-A GUIDE FOR SENIORS Elk Grove High

More information

Guidance Department College Admissions Counseling

Guidance Department College Admissions Counseling Guidance Department College Admissions Counseling 2014-2015 3 Ryerson Avenue Caldwell, NJ 07006 973-226-0660 Fax: 973-226-2693 msda@msdacademy.org www.msdacademy.org Dear students and families, As your

More information

The College Application

The College Application 23 The College Application While the counselors and College Adviser are here to support all RLHS students, it is the STUDENT who is responsible for submitting all applications, fees (or get fee waiver

More information

John Hersey High School College/Career Center Junior Parent Newsletter

John Hersey High School College/Career Center Junior Parent Newsletter John Hersey High School College/Career Center Junior Parent Newsletter September 2015 Parents of the Class of 2017: Inside this issue: Career Exploration College Search Campus Visits College Rep Visits

More information

Class of 2016 Senior Year Presentation

Class of 2016 Senior Year Presentation Class of 2016 Senior Year Presentation For all the latest information (rep visits, scholarships, deadlines, etc.) please follow us on social media: Facebook Page: RLHS Counseling Twitter: @RLHSCounseling

More information

TIPS-2- TRANSFER. for Community College or 2-Year College Students

TIPS-2- TRANSFER. for Community College or 2-Year College Students TIPS-2- TRANSFER for Community College or 2-Year College Students Are you interested in pursuing a bachelor s degree following completion of your associate degree? Or, perhaps you wish to make a change

More information

SENIOR YEAR INFO / PLANNING

SENIOR YEAR INFO / PLANNING SENIOR YEAR INFO / PLANNING Planning for College All senior announcements/ scholarships will be posted on Raceland s website, announced during morning and afternoon announcements, emailed to seniors and

More information

Highlands Christian Academy Counseling and Guidance Department

Highlands Christian Academy Counseling and Guidance Department Highlands Christian Academy Counseling and Guidance Department Academic and College Advisement 501 NE 48 th Street Pompano Beach, FL 33064 Tel: 954-421-1747 Fax: 954- highlandschristian.org Contents Introduction

More information

MWHS Naviance/Common Application College Application Process

MWHS Naviance/Common Application College Application Process MWHS Naviance/Common Application College Application Process How to Apply Using the Common Application: 1. Log on to www.commonapp.org 2. Create a user name (email) and password. Make sure the username

More information

Common App Account Matching - Incomplete

Common App Account Matching - Incomplete COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS Parsippany Hills High School will be ELECTRONIC once again this year with our submission of official transcripts, Secondary School Reports (SSR), school profile, counselor letters

More information

The College Application Process. Class of 2017 Presented April 19, 2016 By Mrs. Corr and Mrs. Bagnick, Counselors

The College Application Process. Class of 2017 Presented April 19, 2016 By Mrs. Corr and Mrs. Bagnick, Counselors The College Application Process Class of 2017 Presented April 19, 2016 By Mrs. Corr and Mrs. Bagnick, Counselors Tonight s Goals To allow students and parents to see the big picture of the College Admissions

More information

PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL. ONW SENIOR PRESENTATION Mrs. Salava

PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL. ONW SENIOR PRESENTATION Mrs. Salava PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL ONW SENIOR PRESENTATION Mrs. Salava MAJOR FACTORS IN THE COLLEGE ADMISSION DECISION PROCESS TRANSCRIPT AS A WHOLE STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES ACTIVITY LIST COMMUNITY SERVICE

More information

CLASS OF 2016. CAREER and COLLEGE JUNIOR YEAR PLANNING

CLASS OF 2016. CAREER and COLLEGE JUNIOR YEAR PLANNING CLASS OF 2016 CAREER and COLLEGE JUNIOR YEAR PLANNING If you have any questions contact Mrs. Dolejs! Mdolejs@independence.k12.oh.us (216) 642-5875, x1 School Code: 362675 JUNIOR YEAR TIMELINE Fall (September-November)

More information

WESTTOWN SCHOOL. THE COLLEGE ADMISSION PROCESS Class of 2016. College Counseling Administrative Assistant

WESTTOWN SCHOOL. THE COLLEGE ADMISSION PROCESS Class of 2016. College Counseling Administrative Assistant WESTTOWN SCHOOL THE COLLEGE ADMISSION PROCESS Class of 2016 Susan K. Tree Carrie J. Brodsky Marje T. Ireland Kathy L. Beatty Director of College Counseling Associate Director of College Counseling Associate

More information

How to Apply to College

How to Apply to College How to Apply to College Deadlines Goal: Finish college applications by Halloween so you don t miss deadlines All counselor recommendations, teacher recommendations, or transcript requests must be submitted

More information

College Planning Calendar

College Planning Calendar Bucharest Christian Academy office of college planning and preparedness College Planning Calendar F r e s h m e n Winter / Spring Spring Start a binder or file to track your academic course work throughout

More information

Emory College and Oxford College

Emory College and Oxford College CO M M O N A P P L I C AT I O N G U I D E L I N E S Emory College and Oxford College At Emory University you ll find two distinct choices for your first two years of undergraduate education. You can choose

More information

Junior Year College Planning Timeline

Junior Year College Planning Timeline Junior Year College Planning Timeline August o Continue talking with parents about their expectations, your desires, financial considerations, etc. o Brush up for the October PSAT/NMSQT (the qualifying

More information

How to apply to college, meet every deadline and still enjoy senior year! Senior Information Night Lake Brantley September 23 rd, 2014

How to apply to college, meet every deadline and still enjoy senior year! Senior Information Night Lake Brantley September 23 rd, 2014 How to apply to college, meet every deadline and still enjoy senior year! Senior Information Night Lake Brantley September 23 rd, 2014 What You ll Learn Application deadlines College application process

More information

TABLE OF CONTENTS. Introduction... I. College Planning Calendar for Seniors... II. Using Naviance... III. Standardized Testing SAT and ACT...

TABLE OF CONTENTS. Introduction... I. College Planning Calendar for Seniors... II. Using Naviance... III. Standardized Testing SAT and ACT... Introduction The senior year in high school has surely become one of the acknowledged rites of passage not only because it is the beginning of a student s leaving home for a more independent life, but

More information

REGISTERING FOR THE COMMON APPLICATION AND FAMILY CONNECTION, REQUESTING TRANSCRIPTS AND TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS

REGISTERING FOR THE COMMON APPLICATION AND FAMILY CONNECTION, REQUESTING TRANSCRIPTS AND TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS REGISTERING FOR THE COMMON APPLICATION AND FAMILY CONNECTION, REQUESTING TRANSCRIPTS AND TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS PART I: REGISTERING FOR THE COMMON APPLICATION Over 500 colleges and universities accept

More information

Using Naviance for the College Application & Transcript Request Process

Using Naviance for the College Application & Transcript Request Process Using Naviance for the College Application & Transcript Request Process Naviance is a crucial resource in the college application process... *Use this page as a checklist to make sure you have completed

More information

Steps for Success Applying to Colleges

Steps for Success Applying to Colleges Steps for Success Applying to Colleges Researching Colleges and Majors My Big Future https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/ Search for colleges based on many different criteria, explore college majors and

More information

Welcome to Junior Planning Night! Hall High School January 7, 2015 7:00-8:00pm

Welcome to Junior Planning Night! Hall High School January 7, 2015 7:00-8:00pm Welcome to Junior Planning Night! Hall High School January 7, 205 7:00-8:00pm Tonight s Agenda 7:00-8:00pm Post-Secondary Options Junior Planning Activities & Timeline College Tests & Test Preparation

More information

The Senior Handbook. Part 1: Checklist for College Planning

The Senior Handbook. Part 1: Checklist for College Planning The Senior Handbook Part 1: Checklist for College Planning Patricia Braun College and Career Specialist, T.C. Williams High School Margaret Feldman Director of College Advising, Scholarship Fund of Alexandria

More information

BY YOUR FRIENDLY AND KNOWLEDGEABLE HHS COUNSELORS:

BY YOUR FRIENDLY AND KNOWLEDGEABLE HHS COUNSELORS: SENIORS 2016!!!! EXTREMELY CRITICAL INFORMATION that you need to know during your senior year PRESENTED BY YOUR FRIENDLY AND KNOWLEDGEABLE HHS COUNSELORS: Mrs. Kuether: A G, T Mrs. Piette: H O Mrs. Castagna:

More information

POLYTECH Post High School & College Planning 2015-2016

POLYTECH Post High School & College Planning 2015-2016 POLYTECH Post High School & College Planning 2015-2016 Why College? Increase your job opportunities and choices 68% of jobs in Delaware require some post-secondary education. Earn more money with a post-secondary

More information

KICK-OFF TO COLLEGE APPLICATIONS CLASS OF 2015 HIGHLAND PARK HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

KICK-OFF TO COLLEGE APPLICATIONS CLASS OF 2015 HIGHLAND PARK HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELING DEPARTMENT KICK-OFF TO COLLEGE APPLICATIONS CLASS OF 2015 STUDENT S RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS Deciding on final list of colleges Setting up online accounts for applications Completing applications

More information

Guide to applying for USA Universities 2015/2016 (including Yale-NUS)

Guide to applying for USA Universities 2015/2016 (including Yale-NUS) Guide to applying for USA Universities 2015/2016 (including Yale-NUS) A Before you start You will need to check the method of application and application deadlines at the websites of your desired universities.

More information

Fulton County Schools 2015-2016 Comprehensive School Counseling Department Action Plan. School Counseling Program Mission Statement

Fulton County Schools 2015-2016 Comprehensive School Counseling Department Action Plan. School Counseling Program Mission Statement Page1 Fulton County Schools 2015-2016 Comprehensive School Counseling Department Action Plan School Counselor (s): Shamona Harrell, Angel Jones, Sally Page, Melissa Perlmutter School: Riverwood International

More information

Junior year timeline Graduation credit review and high school courses Post-secondary options College selections, visits, admissions, and tests Senior

Junior year timeline Graduation credit review and high school courses Post-secondary options College selections, visits, admissions, and tests Senior Junior year timeline Graduation credit review and high school courses Post-secondary options College selections, visits, admissions, and tests Senior year timeline College applications Financial aid Follow

More information

Welcome Senior Parents Class of 2014

Welcome Senior Parents Class of 2014 Prospect High School Welcome Senior Parents Class of 2014 GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT Maria Aguiniga, Guidance Advisor (A L) Margo Lambert, Guidance Advisor (M Z) Jennifer Halas, CCOC/Middle College Jennifer Keh,

More information

The College Process. Presented by Mrs. Ventura and Ms. Soriano

The College Process. Presented by Mrs. Ventura and Ms. Soriano The College Process Presented by Mrs. Ventura and Ms. Soriano Who is your counselor? Mrs. Ventura Last names A-K Ms. Soriano Last names L-Z College and Career Choices 4 year college to earn a Bachelors

More information

DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL. College Planning Night 2015

DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL. College Planning Night 2015 DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL College Planning Night 2015 Guidance Department Vice Principal for Student Affairs and Guidance Adam Wright Guidance Counselors Kathy Cevera Kristin Henderson Kristina

More information

Parchment Guide to High School Transcripts

Parchment Guide to High School Transcripts Parchment Guide to High School Transcripts www. 2 Contents OVERVIEW 4 REGISTER FOR A PARCHMENT.COM ACCOUNT 5 I have a registration code 5 I do not have a registration code 5 Opt-in to share your information

More information