Presentation on theme: "You’re almost there! Everything you need to know for your SENIOR YEAR….and more!"— Presentation transcript:
You’re almost there! Everything you need to know for your SENIOR YEAR….and more!
OPPORTUNITIES for your Senior year Take a college class. Juniors and Seniors can take dual-credit classes at Kirkwood and Coe College. Cost to you--$0.00! Do an internship or a job shadow to help you make good career decisions https://www.workplace-learning.orghttps://www.workplace-learning.org Try an AP class. Studies have shown that students who select AP classes do better at college than those who don’t. MOC. Get credit for working.
EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS Compare colleges: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search Visit college campuses—think summer road trips!
EXPLORE/COMPARE COLLEGES Big Future website—compare colleges: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search Check out current “hot” careers and labor statistics: www.blslgov www.blslgov Take an interest inventory: www.mynextmove.orgwww.mynextmove.org
COMPLETE THE ACT https://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html
APPLY ONLINE AT THE COLLEGE WEBSITE OF YOUR CHOICE
HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE Visit the ICAN Center located in the new Linn County Regional Center for help with the FAFSA. Call 877-272-4692 to set up an appointment. It’s FREE! Review your college’s financial aid website. Review scholarships on the Linn-Mar counseling site: http://www.linnmar.k12.ia.us/schools/High_School/GUIDA NCE http://www.linnmar.k12.ia.us/schools/High_School/GUIDA NCE Review the Iowa College Aid website: http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/index.html http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/index.html
SEE YOUR COUNSELOR! Make an individual appointment with your high school counselor to see how to make your SENIOR YEAR awesome! LMHS 11-12 counselors David Kennedy—A-G Denae Zigtema—H-N Elizabeth Kreher—O-Z