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Class of 2011 College Presentation. Academic/College Counselors A - BtLili Englebrick A - BtLili Englebrick Bu - HahBarb Johnson Bu - HahBarb Johnson.

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1 Class of 2011 College Presentation

2 Academic/College Counselors A - BtLili Englebrick A - BtLili Englebrick Bu - HahBarb Johnson Bu - HahBarb Johnson Hai - MarDon Baker & Jamie Heller Hai - MarDon Baker & Jamie Heller Mas - SaDeanna Griffey Mas - SaDeanna Griffey Sb - ZLaura Carter Sb - ZLaura Carter

3 Graduation Worksheet/Transcript Worksheet vs. Transcript Worksheet vs. Transcript 1 st and 3 rd quarter grades appear on transcript until semester grades 1 st and 3 rd quarter grades appear on transcript until semester grades Class rank Class rank Weighted and Unweighted GPA both appear on your transcript Weighted and Unweighted GPA both appear on your transcript

4 College Planning Timeline See handout in folder See handout in folder What to do when What to do when Stay organized! Stay organized! Watch for deadlines! Postmarked or Received by? Watch for deadlines! Postmarked or Received by?

5 College Selection Qualified Admissions ** handout Qualified Admissions ** handout Physical Science counts only if you took it as a freshman. Physical Science counts only if you took it as a freshman. Criteria ** handouts Criteria ** handouts Number ** handout Number ** handout Likely Likely Probable Probable Reach Reach Selectivity ** handout Selectivity ** handout

6 College Selection cont. Website: ault.htm Website: ault.htm ault.htm ault.htm College Clinic College Clinic SME Oct 13 th 6:30 – 9:00 SME Oct 13 th 6:30 – 9:00 Other Helpful Resources: Other Helpful Resources: Ruggs Recommendations on the Colleges Ruggs Recommendations on the Colleges The Fiske Guide to Colleges The Fiske Guide to Colleges The Insiders Guide to the Colleges, 2008 The Insiders Guide to the Colleges, 2008

7 College Visits What To Do & Expect What To Do & Expect Questions to Ask ** handout Questions to Ask ** handout

8 College Applications Sources- Online, Colleges, Counseling Office Sources- Online, Colleges, Counseling Office Common Application Common Application Types of Application Deadlines: **handout Types of Application Deadlines: **handout Regular Regular Rolling Rolling Early Decision Early Decision Early Action (REA) Early Action (REA)

9 Process in SMEs Counseling Office (see handouts) Transcripts Transcripts Transcript Release Form due Sept. 17 th (see folder) Transcript Release Form due Sept. 17 th (see folder) Waiving Your Rights Waiving Your Rights Pink Transcript Card Pink Transcript Card Electronic transmissions-free; mailed transcripts-the first 5 free then $2.00 each Electronic transmissions-free; mailed transcripts-the first 5 free then $2.00 each Envelopes and Postage – Not needed Envelopes and Postage – Not needed Deadlines – 1 month prior to earliest application deadline Deadlines – 1 month prior to earliest application deadline Counselor Recommendations (not required for all schools) Counselor Recommendations (not required for all schools) Forms available at or counseling office Forms available at or counseling office Common Application **handouts Common Application **handouts

10 College Application Continued Teacher Recommendations (not required for all schools) Teacher Recommendations (not required for all schools) Ask your teacher at an appropriate moment, in person, well in advance of your deadline Ask your teacher at an appropriate moment, in person, well in advance of your deadline Provide an envelope with postage Provide an envelope with postage Provide resume Provide resume Write a thank you note Write a thank you note S hawnee Mission East Secondary School Report (not required for all schools) S hawnee Mission East Secondary School Report (not required for all schools) Mid Year Reports (not required for all schools) Mid Year Reports (not required for all schools) Selective Admissions-College Connection Selective Admissions-College Connection

11 College Testing ACT & SAT Reasoning ( formerly SAT I ) **handout ACT & SAT Reasoning ( formerly SAT I ) **handout Subject Test (formerly SAT II) Subject Test (formerly SAT II) Writing Portions of ACT (optional) & SAT Writing Portions of ACT (optional) & SAT

12 College Representatives More than 200 at East for College Clinic Oct. 13 th More than 200 at East for College Clinic Oct. 13 th Individual Visits Individual Visits Sign up notebook is in the counseling office Sign up notebook is in the counseling office Posted on Counseling Web Back Pack and daily announcements Posted on Counseling Web Back Pack and daily announcements

13 Scholarship Searches College Websites College Websites Use the Internet **handout Use the Internet **handout Watch out for scams! Watch out for scams! Scholarship File in Counseling Office Scholarship File in Counseling Office Web Back Pack Web Back Pack Local scholarships Local scholarships

14 Financial Aid FAFSA- FAFSA- Online Online Student and parent request PIN #s in Dec. Student and parent request PIN #s in Dec. Submit Jan. 1 through approximately Feb. 20 Submit Jan. 1 through approximately Feb. 20 NOT – watch for scam sites NOT – watch for scam siteswww.fafsa.com Types of Aid: Types of Aid: Federal: Stafford, Perkins, Work Study, Pell Grants, Need-based Merit Scholarship Federal: Stafford, Perkins, Work Study, Pell Grants, Need-based Merit Scholarship Private Sources: Loans, Scholarships, Jobs Private Sources: Loans, Scholarships, Jobs CSS Profile-Private schools CSS Profile-Private schools Early Action (EA) or Early Decision (ED) Early Action (EA) or Early Decision (ED) Financial Aid Night: Financial Aid Night: November 17 th at SMNW - 7:00 p.m. November 17 th at SMNW - 7:00 p.m. College Goal Sunday – February 2011 College Goal Sunday – February 2011

15 Ethical and Personal Responsibilities Deposit to one college only Deposit to one college only Authentic applications, essays, and resumes Authentic applications, essays, and resumes Personal conduct and reporting to colleges Personal conduct and reporting to colleges MySpace and Facebook MySpace and Facebook Maintain high academic performance Maintain high academic performance

16 Notify College of Your Decision Notify SME of Your Final Decision Congratulations!


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