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1Torrey Pines High School Senior PresentationsClass of 2012
2Check your transcripts for the following: Correct Name, AddressOff campus classesCreditsGradesCheck for RepeatsGraduation StatusState ID # = SSID # (UC System Only)
3Naviance 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.If you have never logged in start by clicking here.
4Naviance FeaturesScholarship Opportunities – Find out what scholarships are available to you.Career Exploration- Find career information such as salaries, future outlook, and education needed.Research Colleges- Compare GPA, standardized test scores, and other statistics to actual historical data from our school for students who have applied and been admitted in the past (this will be available for our students in future years)Sign up for college visits- Find out which colleges are visiting our school and sign up to attend those sessions. Then print the and use it as your pass to the visit. Max of 6 visits per student.
5Community CollegesTransfer Admission Guarantee (TAG): This program offers guaranteed admission to students who complete a core set of courses at a California community college.
6California State Universities (CSU) 23 campusesService Area: CSU San MarcosApplicants must meet the A-G subject requirementsApply
7University of California (UC) 9 campusesVisit: pathways.ucop.edu/doorways/list for a complete list of Torrey Pines High School UC approved coursesApplicants must meet the A-G subject requirementsApplyApplication determined by comprehensive review processState ID # = SSID # (bottom left hand corner of transcript)
8UC/CSU Subject Requirements (A-G) A: History/ Social Science: 2 years requiredB: English: 4 years requiredC: Math: 3 years required/ 4 yrs recommendedD: Lab Science: 2 yrs required/ 3 recommendedE: Foreign Language: 2 yrs required/ 3 yrs recommendedF: Visual/ Performing Arts: 1 year requiredG: Electives: 1 year required
9HOWEVER…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 campus…HOWEVER…there are exceptions…MathWorld Languages*See your counselor for specific information*
10UC/ CSU Application Deadlines All students are expected to apply online:UC online application:Filing period: November 1- November 30CSU online application:Application available: October 1st
11Private and Out of State Colleges 1. Admission requirements vary by institution2. Often use “committee” type admission process3. Students should check with individual campuses to determine admission requirements & deadlines4. Many campuses use the Common Application (Visit for more information)5. Letter of Recommendation required
12College Admission Testing Requirements ☺www.fairtest.org: great resource to view a list of colleges and universities that do not require a SAT or ACT exam for admissionUniversity of California:●Require SAT reasoning or ACT (w/ writing)●Subject exams no longer required, but some majors may recommend certain subject tests.CSU:●Require SAT or ACTPrivate Schools:Refer to school websites, some allow ACT exam to replace subject test requirements.Ivy League schools DO require SAT Subject Tests.
13Test DatesSATOctober TPHSNovember TPHSDecember TPHSACTOctober TPHSDecember 10th**Please note that some schools may not accept scores from the December test day.
14Prospective College Athletes NCAA Eligibility Center:1.Don’t forget to register2.Ensure you are meeting the NCAA course requirements.Student athletes may no longer enroll in BYU Online courses in order to meet NCAA Division I core course requirements. Students previously enrolled in BYU Online courses must have completed all course work, including final exams, and have a final grade posted by July 30, 2010.3. Bring signed FERPA form, found on Naviance, and stamped & addressed envelope to TPHS Registrar.
15Financial Aid/ Scholarships Encourage all students to applyVisit to download FAFSA formForm available January 1, 2012Form must be submitted by March 2, 2012More scholarship information on NavianceFinancial Aid Info Night at TPHSCSS/ Profile:- Similar to FAFSA- Certain private Universities use this form to determine financial aid eligibility
17The first thing you will do, is click on the FERPA Agreement link.
18FERPA Agreement Be sure to print the FERPA form and return to counselor to waiveyour right to access letter.No counselor can write you a letter of rec without this form on file.Also, be sure to give one to any teacher who will be writing you a letter.Students who do not waive their right will receive a generic, neutral letter.
20Next, click on the “colleges I’m applying to” link If you can’t see this link it is because you are using your parents login info.
21If you intend to apply to a Common Application school, read this additional FERPA agreement carefully, then check one of these boxes. If you do not intend to apply to ANY Common App schools, you can skip this step.You must create a Common Application username by going to their website.
22At the bottom of the FERPA you must enter your Common App username and password. This is how your info from Naviance will be connected to your application.
23If you have never used this page, start with “add colleges to this list”.
24Add your college list by using the “lookup” feature.
25You can browse colleges by state, country, or name.
26Choose a type of admission and be sure to check what each school offers. Remember…Early Decision- (Binding, only apply early to 1 school)Early Action- (Non-Binding, Can apply EA to other schools)Single Choice EA-(Non-Binding, cannot apply to other schools early)
27After you find the school and select the admission type, click “Add Colleges”.
28Make sure that your college list is ACCURATE Make sure that your college list is ACCURATE! Your counselors and teachers will refer to this list as needed for deadlines.
29To find the teacher and counselor brag packets, click on the “about me” tab.
30Click on the brag packet to the left that you wish to complete first.
31Complete every question and pay close attention to deadlines.
32For a teacher recommendation, be sure to complete all the questions as well. For questions that ask for specifics in a class, use separate paragraphs for each teacher and devote equal time to both.
33Once your brag packets are done, return to your college list and scroll down to the bottom and click on “add/cancel requests”.
34Select your teachers and COUNSELORS from the pull down menu here. This will send them an notifying them that the brag packet is done. Be sure to ask them in person first, before sending the , as a courtesy.
35Don’t forget to select “Update Requests” once you teachers and counselor have been selected.
36Requesting Letters of Recommendation Once again, you MUST speak with the recommender (i.e. teacher or counselor) before completing your brag packet and submit to them the signed FERPA agreement form.Common Application schools must be completed through Naviance, NO ENVELOPES REQUIRED!!!
37Schools NOT on the Common Application Letters of recommendation are needed for private and some out of state schools only.Be sure to add all colleges you are applying to on Naviance under your college list.For these colleges and universities you must bring in:a stamped (3) and addressed 8½ x 11 envelope for each college.Each schools secondary school report.A transcript requested through the registrars office.**Remember, UC/CSU Schools do not accept letters of recommendation
38For a detailed step by step guide of Naviance, see this video. ResourcesRefer to our College Application Reference Sheet, found on Naviance for assistance.For a detailed step by step guide of Naviance, see this video.
39Letter of Recommendation Request Deadlines For Early Admissions:September 30thThe deadline to request and submit your brag packet for a LOR for all colleges/scholarships with an application deadline that is Dec. 1st 2011 or before.For Regular Admissions:October 31stThe deadline to request and submit your brag packet for a LOR for all colleges/scholarships with an application deadline that is Dec. 2nd 2011 or after.
40October 12th: Senior Meetings Upcoming Events…October 5thSenior Parent College Info Nightat 6:30pOctober 12th: Senior Meetings(During 9th-11th grade PSAT testing)UC online application workshopCSU online application workshopQ & A session with the counselors
41The last day to drop a class… … without any record on your transcript is Tuesday, September 27th, 2011The last day to Withdraw from a class is Thursday, December 1st , 2011(A W will appear on your transcript)
42Enjoy Your Senior Year!Remember to contact your counselor for more information: A-C Mrs. Cambra D-I Mr. Dean J-Ma and EL Mrs. Sanchez-Allwein Mb-Sa and AVID Ms. McCann Sb-Z Ms. Gervasini