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1 CLASS OF 2017

2 1. Understand the requirements for successfully completing high school. 2. Begin thinking about plans after high school. 3. Know where and when to begin the process for post high school/college entry.

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4 26 Credits

5 Prepare students for AP Exams Weighted 6.0 GPA Scale 3 or higher on AP Exam receives College Credit College Level Rigor

6 Grade Advanced Placement (AP) Dual Credit (DC) Pre- Advanced Placement (PAP) On Level Available on Page 22 of Educational Planning Guide

7 Earn credit for High School and College Lee College EOC Level II or TSI exam Discounted tuition Sign up with counselor

8 Grade Advanced Placement (AP) Dual Credit (DC) Pre- Advanced Placement (PAP) On Level Available on Page 22 of Educational Planning Guide

9 Texas law requires all entering college students, who wish to enroll in college level courses at colleges and universities in Texas, must meet college readiness standards in reading, writing, and math.

10 Exam Type ACT SAT PSAT STAAR EOC Minimum Scores 23 Composite: 19 on both English and Math sections Critical Reading 500 and Math 500, Total CR and Math 1070 TBD English II 4000, Algebra I 4000 and C or better in Algebra II

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12 Your student s strengths and weakness Both academic and work habits Analyze their interests and values Interest inventories, passion, CTE, part-time job Extracurricular activities and social life Influence of family and friends Finances

13 Where do I want to go?? Size Courses of Study Location Cost/Scholarships Admission Requirements for Freshman, transfer Facilities & Technology Athletic & Extracurricular Programs Location Religious Affiliation

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15 ACT English 45 min Reading -35 min Math 35 min Science 35 min Writing 40 min (optional) 1-36 Difficulty level is random No Formulas Provided 6 Times per year Straightforward Test Format Scoring Difficulty Level Math Offered Test Style Contact New SAT Writing & Language 35 min Reading 65 min Math 25 min (no calculator) Math 55 min (with calculator) Essay 50 min (optional) Questions increase in difficulty Formulas Provided 7 Times per year Evidence and context based

16 Test Dates Tests Offered Registration Deadline March 5, 2016 SAT only February 5, 2016 May 7, 2016 June 4, 2016 SAT & Subject Tests SAT & Subject Tests April 26, 2016 May 25, 2016 October 1, 2016 TBD TBD

17 Test Date Registration Deadline April 9, 2016 March 4, 2016 (Late Fee Required) March 5-18, 2016 June 11, 2016 May 6, 2016 May 7-20, 2016 September 10, 2016 October 22, 2016 Announced in March Announced in March

18 Applytexas.org For all Public Colleges and Universities in Texas Commonapp.org For Private and Out of State Colleges and Universities

19 It is a way of collecting and organizing academic, extracurricular and job-related experiences. This information is used for applications for colleges, scholarships and employment. The portfolio is designed to keep your information organized and in one place.

20 Go to Barbers Hill ISD homepage Go to High School Click on Counselor Icon Scroll down to Financial Aid & Scholarships Click on 2015 Scholarships

21 Scholarships for Juniors

22 Are you a perspective college athlete? Register with the NCAA clearinghouse at To read more about becoming eligible visit click on Rules Compliance then Eligibility

23 Dates: February 29 March 4, 2016 Location: English 3 Classes Monday Tuesday Day Wednesday - Friday Activity Class Presentations Update 4 Year Plan Individual Conferencing

24 A student fails to satisfy prerequisites The school has made an error entering the correct English, math, science or social studies course A student has received course credit through summer school, correspondence courses, or credit by exam The student has a period with no class assigned The student, due to team tryouts, needs a period change

25 When choosing your courses, remember that they are for the entire year. Midterm changes will not be made, except for the above given reasons.

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