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1 Counseling Office Counseling Office

2 Counseling Services Office Visits Daily Bulletin Newsletter (Counselors Corner) Course Catalog (Yearly) Post High School Planning Guide (10 th Grade) Website (Counseling Site) Night Counseling (Monthly)

3 Counseling Services Padres Unidos (Monthly) Four Year Educational Planning for Freshman College Information Workshop for Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores Financial Aid Workshop (Evening) 1802 Counseling (11 th & 12 th – CAHSEE/Credits) 10 th Grade Counseling SCV College Day

4 Human Relations/Resources SCV Youth Project Safe School Ambassadors HUG (Hart Unity Group) Connection with all Santa Clarita Valley family and child resources for referrals and intervention when needed.

5 Student Workshops Freshman Four Year Forecast (September) Plan to fulfill graduation requirements California Algebra & Exit Exam requirements Make students aware of class options they need to complete to be college eligible A – G

6 Student Workshops Sophomores (February/March) Review Four Year Forecast Instruct students on how to read and interpret transcripts Understanding of A – G course requirements for UC/CSU

7 Student Workshops Juniors (November) Planning for College Criteria to consider when selecting a college Comparing Colleges – CSU, UC, Private, Community College College Entrance Exams – SAT SAT II’s ACT

8 Student Workshops Seniors (October) 12 th Grade Action Plan Take college entrance exams Review college eligibility A - G Begin working on prompts/personal statement Check for available scholarships Community Colleges Varied curriculum degree/certification Placement tests in math & English T.A.G./Hite Program Financial Aid

9 Student Workshops Obtain transcript Start online application check deadline Request letters of recommendation (private colleges) Applying to College

10 Advanced Placement AP Course Description Includes recommended grade level the student should take the course, and Pre-requisites Application Process Spring AP Credit Policy Information  Students  Collegeboard Tests  AP Credit Policy Information (type in college campus you are researching)

11 ScholarshipsScholarships Daily Bulletin Senior Bulletin Scholarship Flyer Santa Clarita Valley Scholarship Foundation: Scholarship Search: Fastweb Make sure you contact the financial aid office for any school your child applies to

12 SAT’s and the ACT Cal State University Testing Requirements Require the SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT with the writing component (Essay) UC’s Testing Requirements The SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT with the writing component (Essay) PLUS two subject area SAT tests in two different subjects areas

13 SAT Test Content Writing Critical Reading Math

14 SAT Subject Tests UC requires applicants to take two SAT subject tests in two different areas. Science: Biology E/M Chemistry Physics History: U.S. History World History Mathematics English Math Level 2 Literature

15 SAT Subject Tests (Cont’d) Foreign Language: French (with listening component)* Spanish (with listening component)* German (with listening component)* Italian* Modern Hebrew* Japanese (with listening component)* Chinese (with listening component)* Latin** * Tests given only one date during the year. ** Test given only two dates during the year.

16 ACT Test Content Grammar Reading Comprehension Math through Trigonometry Science Reasoning *Optional Essay

17 Financial Aid College Costs Grants, Scholarships Work Study, Loans Forms – On-Line FAFSA Deadline – March 2 for Cal Grants Financial Aid Workshop Thursday, December 6 th 7:00 p.m. Hart Cafeteria

18 Career Seminars College Rep Visits CSU/UC Application Workshops All Valley Career Fair (April 26) Website 10th Grade CHOICES Career Interest Survey Groundhog Job Shadow Day College/Career materials Internships refer to SCV Career Central Website Call Laurie Levine at ext. 162 Career Center

19 Counseling Staff A – ChiMario Mercado Cho – GorJuliet Salazar Gos – LeoKathy Kniest Lep – ParkColeen Flaherty Parl – SmCandice Bloch Sn – ZConnie Hertenstein Special ProgramsGinny Gregor Counseling Secretaries Linda Swayze & Stacey Mayfield


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