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1Torrey Pines High School Academic and Career Presentation 10th grade studentsClass of 2016
2Who is Your School Counselor? Lori MuselCounselorD-IExt. 2012Jayme CambraA-CExt. 2213Jennifer MagruderMb-Sa & AVIDExt. 2215Mary Sanchez-AllweinHead CounselorJ-Ma & ELExt. 2017Sally GervasiniSb-ZExt. 2200
3How to Contact Your School Counselor Drop by times are:Before schoolDuring breakDuring lunchAfter schoolStudents are also welcome to their counselor.In the counseling center, students may fill out a:“Request to see my counselor” slip if their counselor is busy at the time or if they need to go to class.
4How to Stay Informed Listen to the morning announcements Read the FalconerVisitVisit the counseling website:Naviance“Like” TP Counseling on FacebookAsk a PAL (Peer Assistance Listener)Check Aeries regularly
5Aeries Aeries You need to see the counseling secretary, Ms. Day, and request your verification code.The verification code is the same for parents and students. Once entered, you can change the password to your own.GradesAttendanceGraduation Status
6Ways to Get Involved Join a club Try out for a sport Audition for a playJoin PALS, journalism, debate, yearbook, leadership, ASB, etc.Create your own club!
7Get Support Peer Assistance Listeners (PALs) Support Groups Tutoring -Peer Tutoring in all subjects- Monday-Thursdayafter school in the Media Center-Subject specific tutoring in Science, English, Math, World Language- Classroom-based after school(Tutoring schedule available in Counseling, from your teacher or on tphs.net)READI
8Check your transcripts for the following: Correct name and addressOff campus classesCreditsGradesCourses taken in the correct yearGraduation Status
9General High School Requirements Complete a minimum of 230 credits.Complete all course requirements.Including healthPass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in:Language ArtsMathematicsPassing Algebra I is a state mandated graduation requirement (can be met in 8th grade).
10Required High School Courses English40 Credits(4 years)Mathematics*Algebra I30 Credits(3 years)Social StudiesScience20 CreditsBiological - 10Physical - 10(2 years)Physical Education10 Credits(1 year)Year One PE*(Including Health)Career Technical EducationVisual / Performing Arts(1 Year)Electives70 Credits
11Honors/AP vs. College Prep Courses Things to consider:Level of difficultyAchievement level in the pastPersonal interest and motivationTime management skillsWork and study habitsYour current teachers are a great resource.* This is an important topic to think about now, because counselors will meet with students in the Spring to register for their courses!
12Summer School Courses District Summer Courses Summer school courses will be offered for current Juniors and Seniors who are behind in credits for graduation.Off Campus Courses (at your own expense)Students must receive approval from their counselor prior to taking a course.The off campus permission form must be signed by a parent and be on record with the counselor. The form is available on the website.*Students may only take up to 30 credits off campus at other high schools or colleges.
13Community College Requirements High School Diploma or be 18 years oldNo SAT or ACT requiredMira Costa College Ambassadors are available to meet with you in the counseling office on Tuesdays and Fridays. Sign up in the CCC.You can take classes concurrently during the year/summer for FREE with an off campus permission form.
14Four-Year University Requirements CSU/UC A-G Subject Requirements COURSESMinimum Requirements of College Preparatory classesA. History/Social Science2 years: World History, U.S. History/GovernmentB. English4 years: English 9, 10, 11, 12C. Math3 years of college prep math (4 years is highly recommended): Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra IID. Laboratory Science2 years of lab science(3 years of lab science is recommended)E. Language other than English2 years same language (3 years is recommended)*Students with competency in a language other than English may qualify for an exemption.F. Visual/Performing Arts1 year of college prep course from Art, Music, or TheaterG. College Preparatory Elective1 year of a college prep electiveTest RequirementsSAT or ACT w/writing*SAT Subject Test is no longer required for UC schools.
15Private & Out of State Universities Most private and out-of-state universities/colleges follow similar UC/CSU guidelines.For exact requirements, contact the schools directly or check their admission websites for current information.
16Introducing the … PSAT PLAN ACT (w/writing) SAT Reasoning Test SAT Subject Tests
17PSAT/PLAN PSAT is a practice exam for the SAT Reasoning test. Students take this exam in 9th and 11th grade. 11th grade can qualify for National Merit Scholarship Program.PLAN is a practice exam for the ACTStudents take this exam in 10th grade.
18ACT Testing Information The exam covers five subject areas:English GrammarMath (up to trigonometry)Reading ComprehensionScience ReasoningWriting (optional)Students should be prepared for these exams by the Spring of their junior year.To register visit
19SAT Reasoning Information The exam covers three subject areas:Critical readingMath (up to Algebra II)WritingStudents should be prepared for these exams by the Spring of their junior year.To register visitAll official SAT scores will be recorded on your SAT score report and submitted to the colleges only you request.
20SAT Subject TestsThis is a supplemental exam that is no longer required by UC schools, but may be required by some private and out of state schools or programs.Some schools require 2, if not 3, exams in different subject areas.College board also creates the AP exams, so if you are in an AP class, you should also sign-up to take the subject test in that course.Check individual college websites to confirm test requirements.
21Subject Test Offerings LiteratureUS HistoryWorld HistoryMath Level I *Math Level IIBiology (E and M)ChemistryPhysicsReading OnlyFrenchGermanModern HebrewItalianLatinSpanishListening and ReadingChineseJapaneseKorean* Math Level I is not accepted by most universities. Check each school’s website for details.
22NavianceSoftware program to help prepare you for life after high school.Use your school ID number to registerGreat tool to start your resumePersonality and interest inventoriesResearch college optionsCareer Exploration
23Naviance Computer Program http://connection.naviance.com/tphs To login-Your school ID number is your Naviance registration code. Your parents can also create an account by using your ID # with a “p” at the end.
24Click on careers to begin your career search. Career ExplorationClick on careers to begin your career search.
25Click on “personality type” to find which careers may be best suited for your personality type.
26Click on “Start Assessment” to begin the survey Click on “Start Assessment” to begin the survey. Be sure to answer each question as honestly as possible.
27Select the person that most reflects who you are.
31At the bottom of the report you will find some suggested careers.
32Here is the information on a career in school counseling
33Preparing for CollegeBegin to keep track of any extracurricular activities, sports, or community services activities that you participate in.In Naviance the “resume” link under “about me” is a great way to track this information.Consider taking SAT Subject Tests in classes that you do well in this year such as AP World History or AP Chemistry.Take the PSAT exam in 11th grade, which is held in the month of October.Plan on taking the SAT and/or ACT tests in the spring of your Junior year.
34Thank You! D-I Mrs. Musel J-MA Mrs. Sanchez-Allwein For further questions, please drop by and see your counselor:A-C Mrs. CambraD-I Mrs. MuselJ-MA Mrs. Sanchez-AllweinMB-SA Mrs. MagruderSB-Z Ms. GervasiniEL Students Mrs. Sanchez-AllweinAVID Mrs. Magruder