Presentation on theme: ". Senior year at-a-glance o SAT/ACT Test Dates o College Admissions o College Costs/Financial Aid o Letters of Recommendation o Career Readiness/ROP."— Presentation transcript:
Senior year at-a-glance o SAT/ACT Test Dates o College Admissions o College Costs/Financial Aid o Letters of Recommendation o Career Readiness/ROP courses o Military Transcript review – legal document A-G requirements Scholarships Introduction to Naviance
Different GPAs Class Rank ranked by Total GPA Credit Summary Box 240 Credits CAHSEE Math and ELA Your transcript is a LEGAL document is important to do well all year! Not just during the Fall semester of your senior year. Everything matters!
Subject High School UC/CSU. A) Social Studies30 credits 20 credits (30 rec) B) English40 credits 40 credits C) Math30 credits 30 credits (40 rec) D) Science20 credits 20 credits (30 rec) E) Foreign Language10 credits 20 credits (30 rec) or F) Visual & Performing Art10 credits* 10 credits G) Elective80 credits 10 credits Physical Education20 credits Health5 credits ICT Foundations5 credits * High school graduation requirement: 10 credits combined in fine arts, foreign language, or career tech.
The Admissions Process has Several Components A. Grades - A-G Requirements - Good Grades – C or better - Level of coursework B. SAT/ACT scores C. Extra-Curricular Activities - Community Service, Sports, Theater, Band, Clubs, Leadership, Internships, Youth Groups…
ACT plus ACT Writing www.ACT.orgwww.ACT.org - or - SAT I (Reasoning Test) www.collegeboard.comwww.collegeboard.com SAT II (Subject Tests) NOT REQUIRED Options - history, literature, science, language other than English, or mathematics level 2 only o A few UC campuses already have determined SAT Subject Test recommendations for specific colleges or schools, and majors. o May assist your admissions chances for the more difficult majors: Engineering, Science, Math
SAT Test Dates o October 11 th Register by September 12 th o November 8 th Register by October 9 th o December 6 th Register by November 6 th ACT Test Dates o September 13 th Late Register only August 9 th -22nd o October 25 th Register by September 19 th o December 13 th Register by November 7 th December 2014 is last test date for College Admissions ACT & SAT Study Guides are available in the College and Career Center
46% will attend a 4-yr College 40% will attend a 2-yr College or Vocational School Acceptance: United States Military Academies: Air Force and West Point Biola University Berklee College of Music Boston College Brigham Young University California Institute of Technology California Maritime Academy All California State Universities Denver University Harvard MIT The Masters College Mount Holyoke Oberlin College Oregon State University Pepperdine University Princeton St. Mary’s College Stanford University University of California: Davis, Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, Santa Cruz, San Diego & Santa Barbara University of Nevada, Las Vegas & Reno University of Puget Sound University of the Pacific University of San Francisco University of Santa Clara University of Southern California Wellesley
Pay Attention to Deadlines! There are no exceptions once you have missed a deadline Create a Post High School binder to keep copies of all applications, LOR, resume, and important documents Begin your FAFSA by applying for your PIN at https://pin.ed.gov/PINWebApp/pinindex.jsp, once you have your PIN begin the FAFSA application at www.fafsa.ed.gov https://pin.ed.gov/PINWebApp/pinindex.jspwww.fafsa.ed.gov Take the ASVAB if you are interested in the military this Fall Check out our College and Career Center for ongoing information about colleges and scholarships.
CSU and UC application deadlines are November 30 th 2014 Check Private and out of state colleges for application deadlines Regional College Fair – Monday, 10/6/2014 at Union Mine High School @ 6:30pm Financial Aid Night – Thursday, 12/11/2014 at Ponderosa High School in the Theater CSU and UC application deadlines are November 30 th 2014 Check Private and out of state colleges for application deadlines Regional College Fair – Monday, 10/6/2014 at Union Mine High School @ 6:30pm Financial Aid Night – Thursday, 12/11/2014 at Ponderosa High School in the Theater
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