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1 Welcome! Class of 2010!  PLAN  APPLY  PAY

2 PLAN  3600 Colleges and even more technical colleges!  You have taken the tests. You have completed ¾ of your HS career.  The harder your courses, the better your grades, the higher your test scores, the more involved you have been the more OPTIONS you will have.  If you have not done well in high school there are still MANY ways for you to get a good education and a fulfilling career.

3 Are you looking for the “best” college? Let’s see what some national consultants have to stay about finding the best fit! Peter Van Burskirk atch?v=oIugnI-TQmo

4 Are you thinking about college in CO?   Do you have an account?  Have you applied for COF CO Opportunity fund?  Explore careers  FREE Test Prep  College Fairs  College Visits  Visits to BMHS from College reps

5 National college search?  Great websites for national college search   Tests/ Plan for College/ Find A College/Apply to College/ Pay for College  My profile: ACT 25, GPA 3.8, Top 10%  Compare, Am I on track? How do I stack up?

6 Looking for your dream school?  Find one or two schools that you are sure you can be admitted to-your "foundation" schools-and that you would be very happy to attend!  Foundation schools are "insurance  Look for schools that meet your basic criteria, and where you easily fit the academic profile of students who attend that school.  A school that will challenge you academically with majors that interest you.  selectivity does not equal quality.

7 What is that college really like?  Visit these websites  unigo.com or collegeconfidential.com and collegeprowler.com  

8 APPLY to Colorado Colleges  All applications are done online!  Be sure you complete all parts of the application  Colleges in CO use collegeincolorado.org  Instate tuition classification and COF  CU  CSU or common applicationhttp://admissions.colostate.edu/FutureFreshmen

9 APPLY to out of state colleges  Almost 400 college use the Common Application  Application  Supplements  School Forms (Counselor) Talk to us then invite us online  Teacher recommendation Ask the teacher then invite online  Payment  Test scores sent from ACT.com or

10 APPLY to California state colleges  Have you taken the A-G courses?  CSUMentor for Cal State colleges. Early deadlines!  How to Apply to University of California Colleges November 1 deadline  dm/apply_to_uc.html  Work with your counselor on these applications! They are tricky!

11 APPLYing is your responsibility  application submitted on time ?  Fees?  Letters of recommendations if needed ?  test scores sent?  BMHS and CMC transcripts sent?  Supplements?

12 Questions? This is the beginning of a journey. Keep your options open! Keep your counselor in the loop! We are here to help YOU!


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