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1 Senior Parent Night Senior Parent Night August 27, :00pm

2 Counseling Department Mr. Oscar Borboa Ms. Katie Cardinali Department Chair Ms. Kalli VaughanMr. Tom Succow Mr. Gil Martinez Mrs. Mary Novak Administrative Assistant Mrs. Karen Parise Student Assistance Counselor

3 Crazy U Crazy U

4 RELAX

5 COLLEGE…

6 In-State University Information

7 In-State Universities Rolling admissions Rolling admissions No teacher recommendations No teacher recommendations Apply directly on websites Apply directly on websites U of A: Comprehensive review U of A: Comprehensive review NAU and ASU offer automatic admission if: NAU and ASU offer automatic admission if: –Core ABOR GPA of –22 ACT or 1040 M/CR SAT

8 Barrett, The Honors College Separate Application, live online 9/3 Separate Application, live online 9/3 o Priority Deadline is November 15 o Regular Deadline February 15 Averages Averages o unweighted ABOR GPA (rigor considered) o 1300 SAT Math/Critical Reading, 29 ACT

9 UA Honors College Application is within the UA App Application is within the UA App Averages: Averages: o 3.86 GPA o 1349 SAT/ACT o 9-12 Honors/AP courses Freshman Review Freshman Review

10 NAU Honors Program Apply online after admission Apply online after admission Averages: Averages: o 3.78 GPA o 1212 Math/Critical Reading, 27 ACT

11 Selective/Highly Selective Universities

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13 Vocabulary Early Decision Early Decision Restrictive Early Action Restrictive Early Action Early Action (EA I, EA II) Early Action (EA I, EA II) Regular Decision Regular Decision Rolling Rolling *ASU VIP, U of A Wildcat Promise I and II

14 The Common Application The Common Application enables students to apply to multiple schools using one application form, often with school-specific supplements Vocabulary

15 Creating a College List Creating a College List Factors to consider: Factors to consider:  Location  Size  Academic programs  Campus Culture  Scholarship/Financial Aid  Does it fit? Your list should include a maximum of eight schools consisting of: Your list should include a maximum of eight schools consisting of:  Reach Schools  Target Schools  Likely Schools

16 Colleges want to see… Excellence – Not Perfection Excellence – Not Perfection Potential to succeed academically Potential to succeed academically Unique contribution to the college community Unique contribution to the college community The person behind the grades and scores The person behind the grades and scores Depth and breadth of involvement Depth and breadth of involvement Admission is not based on a meritocracy Admission is not based on a meritocracy

17 Pieces of the Puzzle Rigor of Curriculum Rigor of Curriculum Grades (GPA) Grades (GPA) SAT and/or ACT scores SAT and/or ACT scores –Subject Tests and AP exams Extracurricular Record Extracurricular Record Essay Essay Teacher Evaluation Teacher Evaluation Counselor Evaluation Counselor Evaluation Interviews Interviews

18 Scholarships and Financial Aid

19 Financial Aid Financial Aid Night: November 10 Financial Aid Night: November 10 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) goes online January 1 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) goes online January 1 College Scholarship Service PROFILE goes online October 1 College Scholarship Service PROFILE goes online October 1

20 Scholarship Resources Institutional Scholarships: Institutional Scholarships: –Visit each university’s website to educate yourself Private Scholarships Private Scholarships –www.fastweb.com –www.azfoundation.org Announcements in Naviance, , E-news Announcements in Naviance, , E-news Beware of Fraud Beware of Fraud

21 AZ Specific Scholarships Arizona Community Foundation Arizona Community Foundation Arizona Community Foundation Arizona Community Foundation Phoenix Suns Charities Phoenix Suns Charities Phoenix Suns Charities Phoenix Suns Charities Flinn Foundation Scholarship Flinn Foundation Scholarship Flinn Foundation Scholarship Flinn Foundation Scholarship –Informational Meeting 9/3 during lunch Dorrance Scholarship Dorrance Scholarship Dorrance Scholarship Dorrance Scholarship –Informational Meeting next quarter

22 TIMELINE: FALL 2014

23 Right Now Students Complete/Update College Questionnaire Complete/Update College Questionnaire Register for October standardized tests Register for October standardized tests Request Teacher Recommendations Request Teacher Recommendations Create account at Create account at Maximize use of Naviance Maximize use of NavianceParents Complete Parent Brag Sheet Complete Parent Brag Sheet Explore Naviance Explore Naviance

24 Your Handout is Important! Brophy has specific policies for:  Requesting a transcript  Signing up for college visits at Brophy  Requesting a teacher recommendation  College Interviews  Timeline The handout is important!

25 Final Announcements Fashion Show Applications Fashion Show Applications –Sent to BCP on Monday, due 9/5 Senior Parent Coffee Chat Senior Parent Coffee Chat September 23,7:45 AM, Harper Great Hall October: Wednesday Application Workshops October: Wednesday Application Workshops October 6: NCAA Workshop, 6 PM in the SAC October 6: NCAA Workshop, 6 PM in the SAC Seniors : Now is the time to focus. Check your daily.

26 Upcoming Rotations 7:05-7:30 7:05-7:30 7:35 – 8:00 7:35 – 8:00 8:05-8:30 8:05-8:30

27 State School Info Night Tonight, after our meeting! State School Info Night Tonight, after our meeting! Arizona State University: Great Hall NW Arizona State University: Great Hall NW – Barrett, The Honors College: Info Commons University of Arizona: Gym University of Arizona: Gym –U of A Honors College:Great Hall NE Northern Arizona University:SAC Northern Arizona University:SAC Grand Canyon University:K-10 Grand Canyon University:K-10 Choose 3 sessions to attend: divide and conquer!


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