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.  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.

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2  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

3  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!

4 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.

5 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…

6  ACT plus ACT Writing - or -  SAT I (Reasoning Test)  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

7  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

8  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

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10  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 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.

11 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 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 6:30pm Financial Aid Night – Thursday, 12/11/2014 at Ponderosa High School in the Theater

12 Sign up to receive reminders via text message!!! Such as – Dates, deadlines, and upcoming events. 4 Year College Information enter this number (530) with this 2 Year College Information enter this number (530) with this Scholarship Information enter this number (530) with this

13  Step 1: Apply (Starting in January)  Step 2: Orientation  Step 3: Assessment starting in February  Step 4: Meet with college counselor  Step 5: Register for classes

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15 Naviance is a web-based resource for students and parents that encourages and supports post high school career and college planning.

16 1.Career Planning 2.College Planning 3.Success Planning

17  Go to the Bruin website and access the Counseling page to find the link for Naviance…watch as we show you.

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19 You can log-in from school, home….anywhere!!!  Username: first four letters of your last name+ the last four digits of your student number  Password: first name initial + last name initial + last four digits of your Permanent ID

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23 This presentation can be found on the College & Career Center website.


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