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1Torrey Pines High School 11th Grade Presentation Class of 2014
2Who is your School Counselor? Brennan DeanHead CounselorD-IExt. 2214Jayme CambraA-CExt. 2213Intern:Dianna TilleyJennifer MagruderMb-Sa & AVIDExt. 2215Mary Sanchez-AllweinJ-Ma & ELExt. 2017Sally GervasiniSb-ZExt. 2200
3Transcripts Check your transcripts for the following: -Correct Name and Address-Off campus classes-Credits-Grades-Courses taken in the correct year-Graduation Status-State ID # = CA ID(this is the # that California universities will ask you to report when filling out college applications)
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5Naviance 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.
6Post High School Options Applied Technical SchoolsMilitaryCommunity CollegeFour-Year UniversityWork
7Community Colleges -SAT/ACT tests are not required No specific course requirements must be met prior to entrance.-SAT/ACT tests are not requiredAny student may enroll at a community college if they meet the following:-18 years of age OR-Earned a high school diploma OR earned the equivalency of a high school diploma(i.e. GED or passed the CHSPE)Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG): This program offers guaranteed admission to a UC/CSU for students who complete a core set of courses at a California community college.
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13California State Universities (CSU) 23 campusesService Area: CSU San MarcosApplicants must meet the A-G subject requirementsApplyEarly Assessment Program (EAP)15 additional questions on STAR Test for math and EnglishWill be combined with 50 questions already on STAR testGood score will exempt you from CSU placement tests
14University of California (UC) 9 campusesVisit: pathways.ucop.edu/doorways/list for a complete list of Torrey Pines High School UC approved courses.Effective the school year, students taking courses from off campus online providers (i.e. BYU, NUVHS) must verify that the course is UC approved by checking at the above website.Applicants must meet the A-G subject requirementsApplyApplications are determined by comprehensive review processState ID # = California ID # (requested on the UC application)
15UC/CSU Subject Requirements (A-G) A: History/Social Science: 2 years requiredB: English: 4 years requiredC: Math: 3 years required - 4 years recommendedD: Lab Science: 2 years required - 3 years recommendedE: Foreign Language:2 years required-3 years recommendedF: Visual/ Performing Arts: 1 year requiredG: Electives: 1 year required
16HOWEVER…there are exceptions… “D” GradesUC and CSU campuses consider a D grade in a required subject a Subject Omission.Students who have received a D grade in a required course need to repeat the course in order to be eligible to apply to a UC or CSU.HOWEVER…there are exceptions…MathWorld LanguagesSee your counselor for specific information
17Private/Out of State College Options Admission requirements vary by institution.Often use “committee” type admission processStudents should check with individual campuses to determine admission requirements & deadlines.Many campuses use the Common Application(Visit for more information)Letters of Recommendation required
18Letter of Recommendation Packet The purpose of the Brag Packet is to help us write your letter of recommendation.So, be thorough and give details!Only for private and out of state colleges & universitiesUC/CSU do not accept letters of recommendation.Available online on NAVIANCE in May 2013!Ask your teachers early—before summer break if possible.
19College Admission Testing Requirements University of California:Require SAT or ACT (w/ writing)NO LONGER REQUIRE SAT II Subject Tests!CSU:Private Schools:Refer to school websites, some allow ACT exam to replace subject test requirements.** Fee waivers are available for tests upon request, if certain qualifications are met.Check specific university testing requirements; some majors might require certain subject tests.
20SAT I Reasoning Information The exam covers three subject areas:Critical readingMath (Up to Algebra II)WritingStudents should be prepared for these exams by the Springof their junior year!To register visitUpcoming test dates at TPHS:March 9thMay 4thJune 1stAll official SAT scores will be recorded on your SAT score report and submitted to the colleges you request. Some colleges want to see all scores; so, check each college website for details.All official SAT scores will be recorded on your SAT score report and submitted to the colleges you request
21SAT II Subject TestsThis is a supplemental exam that is required by some selective private and out of state schools.Most of these schools require 2 (if not 3) exams in different subject areas.College board also creates the AP exam.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.
22ACT Testing Information The exam covers five subject areas:English GrammarMath (up to trigonometry)Reading ComprehensionScience ReasoningWriting (optional, but required by most schools)Students should be prepared for these exams by the Spring of their junior year.To register visitUpcoming test dates:February 9th TPHS)April 13thJune 8th
23Prospective College Athletes Ensure you are meeting the NCAA course requirements.Division I- 16 core courses requiredDivision II- NEW for 2013, 16 core courses requiredRemember, BYU Online courses are no longer accepted by the NCAA Eligibility Center.ISOL courses are also not accepted by the NCAA.Don’t forget to register online at the NCAA Eligibility Center website.Make sure to send official transcript to NCAABring signed FERPA form (found on Naviance) with a stamped and addressed envelope to TPHS Registrar (located in the counseling center).
24District College Night and Fair Coordinated by TPHS Counselors Upcoming Events…District College Night and FairMonday, April 29th, 2013Coordinated by TPHS CounselorsAt the Del Mar Fair GroundsNACAC San Diego College FairTuesday, April 30th, 2013At the San Diego Convention Center
25The last day to drop a class second semester… Without any record on your transcript:Friday, March 1st, 2013With a “W” on your transcript (withdraw) Friday, May 3rd, 2013
26Thank you for your attention! For further questions, please drop by and see your counselor:A-C Mrs. CambraD-I Mr. DeanJ-MA Mrs. Sanchez-AllweinMB-SA Mrs. MagruderSB-Z Ms. GervasiniEL Students Mrs. Sanchez-AllweinAVID Mrs. Magruder