SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE FOR TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE/ CAREER PREP. Lake Havasu High School

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE FOR TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE/ CAREER PREP. Lake Havasu High School"

Transcription

1 SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE FOR TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE/ CAREER PREP Lake Havasu High School

2 Subject: Class of 2014 and 2015 Grad. Requirements Class of Graduation Requirements English 4 All four years Credits Year recommended to take the course: Math* 4 Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Science** 3 Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Physical Education 1 Freshman Sophomore (World History), Junior (US/AZ History 2 History) Civics (US/AZ Govt: Social Studies) 0.5 Senior Free Enterprise (Economics:Social Studies) 0.5 Senior Vocational Education OR Fine Arts*** 1 Any one full year* ** Electives 7 All four years Total 23 *Must take Algebra 1-2, Geometry 1-2, Algebra 3-4, and an additional math class. Pre-calc required for College-bound ** If college bound, three years of Lab Science required. *** If college bound, one year of Fine Arts required. If college bound, two years of Foreign Language (elective) required.

3 College and Career Prep Options

4 Post- secondary Education ú 2 year college ú 4 year college or university ú technical trade or vocational school Students today MUST have some education or training! Don t finish your junior year without a plan. Get all of your ducks in a row!

5 Types of Secondary Schools Community Colleges ú Certificate Programs ú Associates Programs (2 years) ú Transfer Programs Universities ú Bachelors Degree (4 years) ú Graduate Studies Private Colleges Technical and Vocational Schools ú Certificate and degree programs ú Job preparation skills ú schools- guide.com ú schools- guide.com

6 Arizona University Requirements 4 years English 3 years Lab Science 4 years Math (Pre- Calculus) 2 years Social Studies 2 years Foreign Language 1 year Fine Arts Top 25% senior class or GPA 3.0 or above or 1040 SAT 1 or 22 ACT AND meet all course requirements with C or better

7 Military ú Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, ROTC, military academies Students can start meeting with a recruiter Junior year. Must have a diploma!

8 Military Why? ú Job Opportunities ú Career Training ú College Credits ú Scholarship Programs How? ú Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Military qualifications Take November of Junior Year ú Talk to a recruiter

9 Getting started Junior and Senior Year Dual Enrollment Programs DE AGEC DE AA Degree Options DE Certificate Programs

10 DUAL ENROLLMENT (DE) at LHHS LHHS KNIGHTS q MCC Classes taught at LHHS q Juniors and Seniors q High school and college credit q Compass placement test needed for ALL DE classes q Compass test offered here in spring q Classes offered in: q English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, Autos, Web Design, Business, Health Care, Spanish

11 DE Pre- requisites Junior or Senior standing MUST pass MCC COMPASS test for all DE classes English 101, 102 Any Math Science Spanish Art Business Marketing Web Design Healthcare Honor s Standing (specific criteria) Grade C or better in Alg. 3-4 Biology and Chemistry BIO 201 requires C or better in BIO 181 Completion of Span 3-4 Completion of Intro. Art Grade B or better in Intermediate Art Completion of Intro. Business Completion of Intro. Marketing Completion of Intro Web Design Biology 1-2

12 DE AGEC and AA degrees available AGEC ú Arizona General Education Curriculum ú AGEC transfers to any in- state University ú Classes are lumped together to transfer as a unit ú 1 st year college courses (English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Humanities, Electives) Associate s Degree ú Two- year degree which is transferrable to any college or University in the nation. ú All classes transfer as a whole ú Without the AA, some classes may not transfer. ú AGEC + 27 cr. electives ú Entire degree is available through DE

13 AGEC Components (35-37 CR) Required Courses Campus Options Credits English 101, 102 DE or MCC 6 MAT 142 or 151 DE or MCC 3-4 Arts/Humanities Social and Behavioral Sciences: MCC (through Early Start Scholarship) DE or MCC POS 120, BUS Physical and Biological Sciences DE or MCC BIO 181, Options DE or MCC 6-7 Total Credits: 35-37

14 AA Components (65-67 CR) Previous AGEC requirements plus an additional 27 elective credits Students may take any combination of DE classes* and MCC classes *Students taking DE classes must meet LHHS requirements

15 Options for AGEC/AA Senior Year and Beyond Students may finish either AGEC certificate or AA degree before they transfer to another college/university Benefits: ú Scholarships available to MCC students ú Save $$$ ú Finish degree or certificate, then move on

16 DE Certificate Programs Concurrent Enrollment ú CNA ú CDA CTE programs ú Autos

17 Early Start Scholarship All Seniors planning on getting AGEC or AA at MCC are able to get 7 FREE credits through MCC if they are planning on getting the AGEC or AA Use for certificate or degree program Use for elective options Use for technical classes

18 MAKING JUNIOR and SENIOR YEAR COUNT!

19 Juniors: Spring/Summer 2013 Take ACT/SAT University requirement Don t go in blind! Study guides available Test prep options available Take COMPASS Community College requirement

20 SENIOR YEAR FALL College Visits Request admission and financial aid info. Apply to colleges Request transcripts be sent to colleges Apply for scholarships and financial aid Retake ACT or SAT if needed Update resume SPRING Apply to Community Colleges Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Continue to apply for scholarships Accept or decline admission to schools Take AP exams

21 AIMS Tuition Waiver Partial tuition waiver renewable each year Must complete 16 Core Competency Courses: 4 English, 4 Math, 3 Lab Science, 2 Social Studies, 2 Foreign Language, 1 Fine Art AND Must receive a B or better in each course AND GPA 3.5 in core competency courses AND EXCEED on all 3 AIMS tests OR exceed 2 AIMS tests and receive a score of 3 on 2 AP tests Qualify with ACT and/or SAT scores Must exceed during junior year ú Sign up in guidance now for last chance!

22 COLLEGE APPLICATIONS Apply Fall of Senior Year Apply Online Applications ú Always include: application, ACT/SAT scores, transcripts ú Sometimes include: letters of recommendation, personal essay, resume Colleges look for: ú Coursework/College Prep Classes ú Grades (3.0+) ú Test Scores (ACT/SAT) ú Extra- curricular Community service, sports, clubs, work, leadership

23 GRADES GPA/Class rank is very important for college admissions Class rank based on weighted GPA Check with guidance counselor to make sure you re taking the right classes!

24 Resumes What is a resume? ú An overview of your skills and accomplishments What should I include on my resume? ú Awards/Achievements ú Extra- curricular activities ú Community Service/Volunteer Work ú Leadership ú Work Experience ú References What s it for? ú College/Vocational School Applications ú Scholarships ú Job Applications

25 Types of Financial Aid FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) ú ú Grants: Money awarded based on financial need that is not repaid ú Loans: Money awarded to students that is paid back ú Federal Work Study: Part- time employment on campus or in community service programs Scholarships: Awards of cash or tuition that do not have to be repaid. Based on academic performance, competition, skill, or financial need.

26 Other Scholarships Where? Career Center (local, state and national scholarships) Internet Universities Financial aid office and/or webpage Community Organizations Your employer and/or parents employer(s) When? Beginning summer before senior year Why? Free $$$$$$$$$$$$

27 Next Parent Meeting: Senior College/Career Parent Information Night: Beginning of September, 2012 We will have representatives explain more about: Financial Aid Filling out College Applications ASVAB Scholarship Info. Military scholarships

28 QUESTIONS?? See your guidance counselor Visit the Career Center Call admissions counselors of colleges Talk to a military or college recruiter

CLASS OF 2013: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE TO TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE PREP

CLASS OF 2013: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE TO TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE PREP CLASS OF 2013: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE TO TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE PREP CLASS OF 2013 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Subject: Class of 2013 Graduation Requirements English 4 All four years Credits Year recommended

More information

Seniors: Mapping your Future. Lake Havasu High School

Seniors: Mapping your Future. Lake Havasu High School Seniors: Mapping your Future Lake Havasu High School Graduation is coming do you know what direction you re going? OPTIONS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Workforce Full time job, temporary worker, contract worker Self-Employment

More information

Seniors. Visit your school guidance counselor to see if you are on track for college.

Seniors. Visit your school guidance counselor to see if you are on track for college. College planning starts your Freshman year of High School and continues throughout your high school years. The following timelines can be used as a guide to help you stay on track. SEPTEMBER: Seniors Make

More information

UNIVERSITY, TECHNICAL COLLEGE/ APPRENTICESHIP, AND MILITARY ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS. University of Wisconsin System: Preparing for College

UNIVERSITY, TECHNICAL COLLEGE/ APPRENTICESHIP, AND MILITARY ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS. University of Wisconsin System: Preparing for College UNIVERSITY, TECHNICAL COLLEGE/ APPRENTICESHIP, AND MILITARY ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS University of Wisconsin System: Preparing for College UW-Colleges (13 WI freshman/sophomore campuses) offer smaller classes

More information

11 th Grade Classroom Guidance Lesson. CHS Professional School Counselors

11 th Grade Classroom Guidance Lesson. CHS Professional School Counselors 11 th Grade Classroom Guidance Lesson CHS Professional School Counselors School Counseling Standards Academic Development (A) Standard B: Student will complete school with the academic preparation essential

More information

What can you do to help your child prepare for his/her college education?

What can you do to help your child prepare for his/her college education? What can you do to help your child prepare for his/her college education? Your child needs help with: Setting expectations Knowing what classes to take in high school Preparing for standardized tests (ACT)

More information

School Counselors. Alphabet represented: Ms. Stengel. LHHS Presenters: Mrs. Pressley Mrs. Krueger. Asst. Principal, Athletic Director

School Counselors. Alphabet represented: Ms. Stengel. LHHS Presenters: Mrs. Pressley Mrs. Krueger. Asst. Principal, Athletic Director LHHS Presenters: School Counselors Alphabet represented: Mr. Becker Principal Ms. Stengel A-D Mr. Burger Mrs. Thompson Asst. Principal, Athletic Director Math Dept. Chair Mrs. Pressley Mrs. Krueger Ms.

More information

College Planning Timeline. 9 th - 12 th Grade Checklist for College

College Planning Timeline. 9 th - 12 th Grade Checklist for College College Planning Timeline 9 th - 12 th Grade Checklist for College Understand your Graduation Requirements: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/graduation/ For the classes of 2010-2012: 4 English

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

PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL A College/Career Preparation Checklist Produced by the Winter Haven Academic Booster Club To complete online visit www.whhsabc.com WELCOME TO WINTER HAVEN! The Winter

More information

Associate's Degree ACT Academic Advisor Articulation Agreement: Bachelor's Degree Buckley Amendment Waiver: Class Size: College Catalog

Associate's Degree ACT Academic Advisor Articulation Agreement: Bachelor's Degree Buckley Amendment Waiver: Class Size: College Catalog Associate's Degree: Associate of Arts degree; often a two-year program. Associate's degrees include AA (Associate of Arts), AS (Associate of Science) and AAS (Associate of Applied Science) degrees. ACT:

More information

The BCHS Advanced Academics Options. For current 10 th graders as they prepare to select courses for 2016-2017

The BCHS Advanced Academics Options. For current 10 th graders as they prepare to select courses for 2016-2017 The BCHS Advanced Academics Options For current 10 th graders as they prepare to select courses for 2016-2017 Why: Why Are You Here and What Is Our Objective Today? You are selected to be here because

More information

Wando High School School Counseling Department November 10 th, 2014

Wando High School School Counseling Department November 10 th, 2014 Wando High School School Counseling Department November 10 th, 2014 Post Secondary Options Military: Representatives from all four major branches on campus ASVAB given once a year in November Technical

More information

How To Get To College

How To Get To College Guidelines for High School Students How To Get To College A Guide to Preparing for the California State University Sponsored by: The California State University and the Boeing Company What Classes Should

More information

Review your plan of study each year after adjusting to the current course schedule.

Review your plan of study each year after adjusting to the current course schedule. Develop a Four-Year Plan of Study Your School Counselor will help you plan your four years of high school in such a manner that your course selections will meet graduation requirements and help you in

More information

10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country. October 28, 2014

10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country. October 28, 2014 10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country October 28, 2014 Guiding Questions How do other states compare on issues of rigor, complexity of course requirements, and college and career

More information

Indiana s. Requirements (Class of 2016 & Beyond)

Indiana s. Requirements (Class of 2016 & Beyond) Indiana s Graduation Requirements (Class of 2016 & Beyond) The Importance of Academic Rigor A rigorous high school academic curriculum is the singlemost significant factor determining a student s success

More information

WELCOME TO WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

WELCOME TO WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL WELCOME TO WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2019 tbarnard@wcs.k12.in.us remember to update parent email info 1 Choices Are you ready for all of the choices that you have to make? The things you do in high

More information

Putting the Pieces Together...A Guide to Life After High School

Putting the Pieces Together...A Guide to Life After High School Putting the Pieces Together...A Guide to Life After High School 2 Year University (Community College/junior college 2-year universities are schools that offer the core classes and offer associates degrees.

More information

Preparing For Senior Year and Beyond.

Preparing For Senior Year and Beyond. Preparing For Senior Year and Beyond. Desirée Stover Cara Shaw Claude Lee Janet Hall Darlene Frazier Mary Ann Norwood Ramona Scott Nicole Mayo Dean A, D, F K C, L Ri B, E, Ro Z Career Development Financial

More information

COURSE SELECTION PROCESS

COURSE SELECTION PROCESS COURSE SELECTION PROCESS Franklin Central High School Our vision is to have the most sought after graduates by colleges, universities, and the world of work! Diploma Options Class of 2016+ Core 40 Requirements

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

Admission Standards 2011-2012 FIRST-TIME ENTERING STUDENTS

Admission Standards 2011-2012 FIRST-TIME ENTERING STUDENTS FIRST-TIME ENTERING STUDENTS Minimum High School Performance Criteria for Admission of First-Time-Entering Students Option 2 Option 3 Option 1 Minimum GPA and Minimum GPA 1 in the Minimum ACT/ SAT Class

More information

Lakewood High School. March 6, 2015 6:00 PM Civic

Lakewood High School. March 6, 2015 6:00 PM Civic Lakewood High School March 6, 2015 6:00 PM Civic What is College Credit Plus (CCP)? Formerly PSEO / Dual Enrollment Lakewood High School site courses Off-site courses / Online courses Available for students

More information

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS EARN COLLEGE CREDIT WHILE STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS EARN COLLEGE CREDIT WHILE STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS EARN COLLEGE CREDIT WHILE STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT SUCCESS STORY: LAUREN MAGEE Lauren Magee plans to graduate from Fairborn Digital Academy in June, 2015. She is on the Miami Valley

More information

8 TH GRADE PARENT COLLEGE INFORMATION PROGRAM

8 TH GRADE PARENT COLLEGE INFORMATION PROGRAM 8 TH GRADE PARENT COLLEGE INFORMATION PROGRAM Amy Skinner, MJHS Counselor Pam Tackett, MHS Counselor, Grades 9-10 Amanda Leszczuk, MHS Counselor, Grades 11 12 LEARNING TARGETS 1. Familiarize yourself with

More information

Welcome, Parents and Students to. Junior Parent Night

Welcome, Parents and Students to. Junior Parent Night Welcome, Parents and Students to Junior Parent Night 2015 TOPICS OF DISCUSSION Junior year information What to expect in senior year Senior Project Advanced Placement program Standardized tests College

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

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

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

Mrs. Shannon Fritz, A-D Mrs. Laura Ehringer, E-N Mr. Dave McMillan, O-Z

Mrs. Shannon Fritz, A-D Mrs. Laura Ehringer, E-N Mr. Dave McMillan, O-Z Mrs. Shannon Fritz, A-D Mrs. Laura Ehringer, E-N Mr. Dave McMillan, O-Z Agenda Second Semester Junior Timeline Develop a list of potential colleges Visit colleges Start discussing finances and affordability

More information

The Capitol School s Timeline to Prepare for College. Freshman Year

The Capitol School s Timeline to Prepare for College. Freshman Year The Capitol School s Timeline to Prepare for College Freshman Year The Alabama State Dept. of Education requires a 4 by 4 curriculum with 4 years of English, Math, History and Science. There are other

More information

College Planning Timeline

College Planning Timeline College Planning Timeline 9 th Grade - 12 th Grade Planning for Students and Parents Report by Stan Ezekiel, Founder and President: Join us on Facebook Visit our Website 1 Contents (click on the links

More information

Admission Standards 2015-2016 FIRST-TIME ENTERING STUDENTS

Admission Standards 2015-2016 FIRST-TIME ENTERING STUDENTS Oklahoma State University Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education FIRST-TIME ENTERING STUDENTS Minimum High School Performance Criteria for Admission of First-Time-Entering Students Minimum ACT/ SAT

More information

Class of 2015 Planning Your Future What s Next?

Class of 2015 Planning Your Future What s Next? Class of 2015 Planning Your Future What s Next? Presented by: Central High School Counselors March 2015 Today s Objectives: Counselors: Review post high school options Provide information on the college

More information

60% - Summative Test, labs, DIA. 40% - Formatives Reading logs, Class work, Home work

60% - Summative Test, labs, DIA. 40% - Formatives Reading logs, Class work, Home work 60% - Summative Test, labs, DIA 40% - Formatives Reading logs, Class work, Home work 3 Language Arts 3 Math 3 Science 3 Social Studies Reading is a district requirement Student s must pass 5 out of 7 classes

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

GettInG Into college

GettInG Into college GettInG Into college What it takes... 7 Choosing the right Courses... 9 transferring... 9 accreditation... 10 international Students... 10 getting into College 2014-15 GETTING INTO COLLEGE What It Takes

More information

HUBER HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

HUBER HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT HUBER HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT College Credit Plus College Credit Plus replaces the Post- Secondary Education Option, also known as PSEO, and redefines alternative dual enrollment programs as advanced

More information

What do parents need to know about

What do parents need to know about What do parents need to know about Graduation Requirements? The State Testing Program? State College Funding? State College Entrance Requirements? ACHIEVING CLASSROOM EXCELLENCE ACE LEGISLATION WHAT IS

More information

College Information Night Impact Academy

College Information Night Impact Academy College Information Night Impact Academy Agenda College entrance requirements learn the rules of the game College options Financial aid/scholarships College planning calendar Q & A (questions and answers)

More information

SCHEDULING PRESENTATION

SCHEDULING PRESENTATION SCHEDULING PRESENTATION Class of 2017 Credits Earn 1 credit for every semester class you pass. Passing is a D- Should have 20 by end of soph. year to be on track for Core 40 Need to make up credits? Summer

More information

Class of 2016. Finding Success at Hellgate

Class of 2016. Finding Success at Hellgate Class of 2016 Finding Success at Hellgate Learning Goals Understand graduation requirements and number of credits needed Learn about classes offered through Hellgate Learn about Q (formerly Zangle) Understand

More information

SCHEDULING FOR SOPHOMORES CLASS OF 2018

SCHEDULING FOR SOPHOMORES CLASS OF 2018 SCHEDULING FOR SOPHOMORES CLASS OF 2018 PROGRAM OF STUDIES IT IS ON LINE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS English Social Studies Science Mathematics Health Phys. Education Electives 4 credits 3 credits 3 credits

More information

Indian River State College

Indian River State College Indian River State College Dual Enrollment Information Session 2014-2015 WHAT IS DUAL ENROLLMENT? Dual enrollment is an acceleration option that enables students to pursue a rigorous curriculum for high

More information

Gainesville High School Options and Opportunities College Credit Now Dual Enrollment

Gainesville High School Options and Opportunities College Credit Now Dual Enrollment Gainesville High School Options and Opportunities College Credit Now Dual Enrollment 2014-2015 College Credit Now Advanced Placement Courses Gainesville High School Dual Academic Course Credit ACCEL University

More information

A GUIDE FOR FAMILIES STARTS NOW. COMMISSION ON INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES www.nycolleges.org

A GUIDE FOR FAMILIES STARTS NOW. COMMISSION ON INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES www.nycolleges.org A GUIDE FOR FAMILIES STARTS NOW COMMISSION ON INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES www.nycolleges.org Make the Dream Real. We all want the best for our children, and that often includes a college degree.

More information

Alphabet represented: LHHS Presenters: Guidance Counselors Mr. Pauley Mrs. Pressley Mrs. Krueger Ms. Skemp. Asst. Principal, Athletic Director

Alphabet represented: LHHS Presenters: Guidance Counselors Mr. Pauley Mrs. Pressley Mrs. Krueger Ms. Skemp. Asst. Principal, Athletic Director LHHS Presenters: Mrs. Miner Mr. Burger Mr. Bacon Mrs. Thompson Principal Asst. Principal, Athletic Director Asst. Principal, RTP Math Dept. Chair Guidance Counselors Mr. Pauley Mrs. Pressley Mrs. Krueger

More information

MILITARY OFFICER CAREER INFORMATION PACKET FOR MILITARY SERVICE ACADEMIES AND ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS

MILITARY OFFICER CAREER INFORMATION PACKET FOR MILITARY SERVICE ACADEMIES AND ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS MILITARY OFFICER CAREER INFORMATION PACKET FOR MILITARY SERVICE ACADEMIES AND ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS Dear Student, Thank you for your interest in becoming a military officer. The purpose of this information

More information

An Introduction to College Credit Plus for Westerville Students & Families

An Introduction to College Credit Plus for Westerville Students & Families An Introduction to College Credit Plus for Westerville Students & Families March 3, 2015 Overview of College Credit Plus (CCP) CCP is an opportunity for qualified students in grades 7-12 to take college

More information

Paying for School Checklist

Paying for School Checklist Paying for School Checklist There is a lot to do to get into college. Planning ahead will save you time and energy in the long run! Use this checklist to stay on track for college. Better yet, use it to

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

Each year FCS recommends college preparatory courses for every student, but parents make the final decision about course load.

Each year FCS recommends college preparatory courses for every student, but parents make the final decision about course load. Each year FCS recommends college preparatory courses for every student, but parents make the final decision about course load. Advanced Placement Classes College level work Must pass AP Test Score 2 =

More information

Early Opportunities with

Early Opportunities with Early Opportunities with Cynthia Delacruz Pathway Connection Outreach Counselor Northern Virginia Community College Tom Grane Dual Enrollment Coordinator Northern Virginia Community College Introduction

More information

GODLEY HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2016 Dual Credit Parent Night

GODLEY HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2016 Dual Credit Parent Night GODLEY HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2016 Dual Credit Parent Night May 6, 2015 What is Dual Credit? Dual Credit IS college. Students will be exposed to college-level material and are considered college students Students

More information

The Summit Country Day School. College Counseling Freshman Handbook

The Summit Country Day School. College Counseling Freshman Handbook The Summit Country Day School College Counseling Freshman Handbook Overview of The Summit Country Day School College Counseling Team STAFF: Maureen Ferrell Director of College Counseling 513 871-4700 x226

More information

DMS Preparing for College Parent Meeting

DMS Preparing for College Parent Meeting DMS Preparing for College Parent Meeting What are some of the program options at DCHS? November 18, 2014 Welcome Thank you for coming tonight. We have several things on our agenda to accomplish tonight.

More information

Planning for College. What you need to know about the college admission process

Planning for College. What you need to know about the college admission process Planning for College What you need to know about the college admission process Simplify the College Planning Process College opportunities exist for everyone. These four steps can help simplify the planning

More information

Today s Topics. CECFC's Mission. College-Prep Program. On-Campus College Program. Off-Campus College Opportunities Welcome. Graduation Requirements

Today s Topics. CECFC's Mission. College-Prep Program. On-Campus College Program. Off-Campus College Opportunities Welcome. Graduation Requirements Today s Topics CECFC's Mission College-Prep Program On-Campus College Program Off-Campus College Opportunities Welcome Graduation Requirements Enrollment Process Accuplacer Campus Activities and Opportunities

More information

COLLEGE PLANNING TIMELINE

COLLEGE PLANNING TIMELINE COLLEGE PLANNING TIMELINE Freshman Year Get involved! Try out new extracurricular activities, and continue to pursue those that already interest you. Build relationships with your teachers and school guidance

More information

9/8/2014. Kerince Sayachak: Head Counselor Jay Center Erin Gunn Sean Ford Soua Herr Courtney Wilson Linda Harris: Secretary

9/8/2014. Kerince Sayachak: Head Counselor Jay Center Erin Gunn Sean Ford Soua Herr Courtney Wilson Linda Harris: Secretary Clovis North High School Class of 2015 Kerince Sayachak: Head Counselor Jay Center Erin Gunn Sean Ford Soua Herr Courtney Wilson Linda Harris: Secretary Credits: 230 English 8 semesters Math 4 semesters

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

Welcome to your Junior Year Class of 2017. Make it Matter

Welcome to your Junior Year Class of 2017. Make it Matter Welcome to your Junior Year Class of 2017 Make it Matter Halfway Point of your High School Career 2 years ago TODAY 2 years from now Incoming Freshman Graduating Senior Now what? You have some decisions

More information

High School Quick Reference

High School Quick Reference Bismarck Public Schools High School Quick Reference 2014-2015 Century High School Edition Century High School Course Reference Guide Graduation Requirements 24 credits are required for graduation English

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

Twelfth Grade Student Intervention and Support Courses AP Courses: AP Independent Study: Concurrent Enrollment Courses GTI Career Courses

Twelfth Grade Student Intervention and Support Courses AP Courses: AP Independent Study: Concurrent Enrollment Courses GTI Career Courses Cyprus High School As a 12 th grade student, you are almost ready to graduate! It s time to review your first three years and make sure you are online to graduate and prepared for college and/or a career

More information

High School & College Resources

High School & College Resources High School & College Resources Year-by-Year CHECKLIST! 9 th Grade Talk with your counselor and inform them that you want to attend a 4-yr college or university and that you need to schedule college prep

More information

230 Units Pass Algebra 1 Pass California High School Exit Exam 40 Service Hours

230 Units Pass Algebra 1 Pass California High School Exit Exam 40 Service Hours Welcome to 230 Units Pass Algebra 1 Pass California High School Exit Exam 40 Service Hours All 9 th graders are in courses required for graduation Most 9 th graders are in College Prep classes Both College

More information

SOPHOMORE GUIDE to Successful College Planning

SOPHOMORE GUIDE to Successful College Planning SOPHOMORE GUIDE to Successful College Planning Artwork by: Jose O. Vigil Bell Multicultural Senior High School Class of 2000 Graduate COPYRIGHT 2003 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COLLEGE ACCESS PROGRAM. ALL RIGHTS

More information

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Transfer Guide Bachelor of Science in Biology

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Transfer Guide Bachelor of Science in Biology Page 1 of 5 City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Transfer Guide Bachelor of Science in Biology Available at: NEIU Main Campus (Chicago, IL) Program Description The Bachelor of Science degree in Biology prepares

More information

Counselors will meet individually with each senior in the first nine weeks Seniors that are at risk will have follow up with administrators

Counselors will meet individually with each senior in the first nine weeks Seniors that are at risk will have follow up with administrators Counselors will meet individually with each senior in the first nine weeks Seniors that are at risk will have follow up with administrators Announcements and email will remind students about college apps,

More information

Please visit iknowican.org and columbus.k12.oh.us for more information and resources. DREAM BIG. WORK HARD. WE LL HELP. TM

Please visit iknowican.org and columbus.k12.oh.us for more information and resources. DREAM BIG. WORK HARD. WE LL HELP. TM Beginning in elementary school, I Know I Can College Advisors and volunteers encourage students like you to dream big, work hard, and achieve your dream of going to college. To help you reach your goal,

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

Melbourne Central Catholic High School HONORS DIPLOMA APPLICATION Completed application due to Guidance by: March 13, 2015 *This application includes

Melbourne Central Catholic High School HONORS DIPLOMA APPLICATION Completed application due to Guidance by: March 13, 2015 *This application includes Melbourne Central Catholic High School HONORS DIPLOMA APPLICATION Completed application due to Guidance by: March 13, 2015 *This application includes Honors Diploma and FIT Partshership. Honors Diploma

More information

9 th & 10 th. Grade Handbook

9 th & 10 th. Grade Handbook 9 th & 10 th Grade Handbook Table of Contents 9 th & 10 th grade timeline 1 Graduation Requirements 2 Description of Post-Secondary Options 3-5 Transcripts.. 6 Wiscareers.. 7 Websites 8 9 th & 10 th grade

More information

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS TENTH GRADE COUNSELING Pathways Towards Creating a Successful Educational Plan at Sequoia High School SEQUOIA GUIDANCE COUNSELORS Lisa McCahon Guadalupe Navarrete Glenda Ortez-Galán Kalani Vasquez Dolores

More information

FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP APPLICATION Completed application due to the front office by: March 13, 2015 *This application does not

FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP APPLICATION Completed application due to the front office by: March 13, 2015 *This application does not FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP APPLICATION Completed application due to the front office by: March 13, 2015 *This application does not apply to the Honors Diploma. Melbourne Central Catholic

More information

FRESHMEN RESOURCE GUIDE. Q: What is an endorsement and how do I choose it?

FRESHMEN RESOURCE GUIDE. Q: What is an endorsement and how do I choose it? FRESHMEN RESOURCE GUIDE Q: What is an endorsement and how do I choose it? A: The State of Texas requires all incoming 9 th grade students to choose an endorsement as part of their freshman course selection

More information

11 th Grade College/Career Program: What s next?

11 th Grade College/Career Program: What s next? 11 th Grade College/Career Program: What s next? Planning ahead for your Senior year Class of 2013 Presented by your BRHS Guidance Staff Goals/Agenda To Meet your friendly, helpful Guidance Staff. Pass

More information

COLLEGE 101. CHS Coffee with the Counselors. A-B C-G H-Ma Mb-Sa Sb-Z. Cindy Marshall Milissa Lassiter ChristineWilson Stephanie Green Erica Thompson

COLLEGE 101. CHS Coffee with the Counselors. A-B C-G H-Ma Mb-Sa Sb-Z. Cindy Marshall Milissa Lassiter ChristineWilson Stephanie Green Erica Thompson COLLEGE 101 CHS Coffee with the Counselors A-B C-G H-Ma Mb-Sa Sb-Z Cindy Marshall Milissa Lassiter ChristineWilson Stephanie Green Erica Thompson KNOW YOUR GRAD PLAN! To apply for admissions to a 4 - year

More information

Course Selection for 2016-17

Course Selection for 2016-17 Course Selection for 2016-17 You can access Course Planner through the district website www.slcs.us select South Lyon East High School. The link Career Cruising/Course Planner is under Career Cruising

More information

Waynesville High School February 2016

Waynesville High School February 2016 Waynesville High School February 2016 What is College Credit Plus? Ohio State law - College Credit Plus gives high school students the opportunity to take college courses and receive college credit for

More information

Today s Presentation

Today s Presentation Today s Presentation Future Present Past Sophomore Year Credit Checks Graduation/College Requirements AIMS In-State Universities PLAN TEST Academic Options CAC Early College CAVIT Get Involved Counseling

More information

The Road to College Admission

The Road to College Admission The Road to College Admission What to Expect How to choose a campus 4 Systems of higher education at a glance Eligibility & UC requirements What do college admissions officers look for? UC comprehensive

More information

Admissions Standards for the Massachusetts State University System and the University of Massachusetts. Guidance Document. Updated April 2015

Admissions Standards for the Massachusetts State University System and the University of Massachusetts. Guidance Document. Updated April 2015 Admissions Standards for the Massachusetts State University System and the University of Massachusetts Guidance Document Updated April 2015 Massachusetts Department of Higher Education One Ashburton Place,

More information

I m College Bound! Parent Night

I m College Bound! Parent Night I m College Bound! Parent Night Mr. Mark Smith Principal, DFC Mrs. Erin Crum Director of Guidance, DFC Mrs. Susan Polson Director of Guidance, DHS Mrs. Beth Meadows Registrar, DHS Mrs. Donna Terry Assistant

More information

Patrick Neuenfeldt Student Life Advisor

Patrick Neuenfeldt Student Life Advisor Patrick Neuenfeldt Student Life Advisor University of Wisconsin System UW-Colleges Associate Degree Collaborative Degrees 13 Locations UW-Colleges Online Associate Degree Four-Year Institutions Bachelor

More information

College Readiness Calendar

College Readiness Calendar College Readiness Calendar Eleventh & Twelfth Grades It s never too early to start preparing for college. Early planning and preparation will help you and your student feel more informed and in control

More information

Things You Need To Know

Things You Need To Know Things You Need To Know Civil Rights Compliance Statement Garrett High School has a policy of providing equal opportunity. All Courses are open to all students regardless of race, color, gender, disabilities,

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

Welcome to the Sioux Falls School District High Schools!

Welcome to the Sioux Falls School District High Schools! Welcome to the Sioux Falls School District High Schools! Dear Students, We welcome you and your parents/guardians to the Sioux Falls School District High Schools. We believe that high school can be full

More information

Course Selection Class of 2016

Course Selection Class of 2016 Course Selection Class of 2016 2014-2015 School Year High School Graduation Requirements English--4 Credits Math 3 Credits Science 3 Credits Phy Ed 1.5 Credits Health.5 Credits Personal Finance.5 Credits

More information

CURRICULUM PROCEDURES REFERENCE MANUAL. Section 14. Career and College Promise

CURRICULUM PROCEDURES REFERENCE MANUAL. Section 14. Career and College Promise CURRICULUM PROCEDURES REFERENCE MANUAL Section 14 Career and College Promise Operating Procedures approved by State Board of Community Colleges on 10/12/11; SBCC revised 03/16/12; SBCC revised 07/19/13;

More information

College 101 for Freshmen and Sophomores. Mr. Carl Krause College Career Counselor Lake Zurich High School

College 101 for Freshmen and Sophomores. Mr. Carl Krause College Career Counselor Lake Zurich High School College 101 for Freshmen and Sophomores Mr. Carl Krause College Career Counselor Lake Zurich High School The better the education, the better the outlook for the future We know that! What can we possibly

More information

The Boca Ciega High School. College/University and Career and 2016-2017 Course Registration Information Night 1/27/16

The Boca Ciega High School. College/University and Career and 2016-2017 Course Registration Information Night 1/27/16 The Boca Ciega High School College/University and Career and 2016-2017 Course Registration Information Night 1/27/16 Our Objectives for Tonight Are BCHS 16-17 course registration timeline PSAT and Khan

More information

Parent/Student Informational Meeting Monday, May 5 th, 2014

Parent/Student Informational Meeting Monday, May 5 th, 2014 Parent/Student Informational Meeting Monday, May 5 th, 2014 Bismarck State College/Mandan High School Dual Credit Opportunities What is Dual Credit? Provides an opportunity for high school seniors, juniors,

More information

C Name: Class Of: Updated 11/2/2015 1

C Name: Class Of: Updated 11/2/2015 1 C Name: Class Of: Updated 11/2/2015 1 IMPORTANT DATES FOR SENIORS FALL WINTER Review and note your college applications deadlines and submit!!! Check SAT scores with your counselor to find out if you need

More information

City Colleges of Chicago Transfer Guide Bachelor of Science in Earth Science

City Colleges of Chicago Transfer Guide Bachelor of Science in Earth Science Page 1 of 5 City Colleges of Chicago Transfer Guide Bachelor of Science in Earth Science Available at: NEIU Main Campus (Chicago, IL) Program Description The Bachelor of Science degree in Earth Science

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

Florida Bright Futures Scholarships

Florida Bright Futures Scholarships 2013 High School Graduates Florida Bright Futures Scholarships Predict Your Future... Make It Happen... Earn a Bright Futures Award! The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program has helped more than

More information