Presentation on theme: "Collegiate Academy College Information Mr. James Vieira, Dean Mr. Rick Schneider, Associate Dean Mr. Ken Nickson Jr., Associate Dean Mrs. Nichols, Guidance."— Presentation transcript:
Collegiate Academy College Information Mr. James Vieira, Dean Mr. Rick Schneider, Associate Dean Mr. Ken Nickson Jr., Associate Dean Mrs. Nichols, Guidance Ms. King, Guidance
Factors in College Admission Transcript info: Course selection GPA Class rank Test scores Also important: Extracurricular Service record Resume Summer program
College Application Apply to three – five colleges One PA state school, minimum College visits Passions, leadership Common Application or college website Fee waivers Naviance
Naviance Family Connection www.connection.naviance.com/npca www.connection.naviance.com/npca College search/application tool Useful personality and career aptitude inventories Communicate with counselor Summer enrichment link Parent codes: contact Mrs. Fachetti at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarships/Financial Aid www.pheaa.org www.pheaa.org (FAFSA) College offer Honors College Independent scholarships Essay contests AP/Dual enrollment credit
SAT I Reasoning Test: 3 tests www.collegeboard.com Critical Reading, Math, Writing: 800 possible points each. SAT average scores 2013: Critical Reading Math Writing National: 496 514 488 NPCA: 565 560 558 SAT II Subject Tests might be required. Research admission requirements
2013 ACT: 4 tests (optional writing) highest score is 36. Engl Read Math Sci Reas Comp Nat 20 21 21 21 21 PA 22 23 23 22 23 CA 25 25 23 24 24
SAT /ACT Preparation SAT Online Preparation Program: Mr. Kern (Friday) and Mr. Graziano (Wednesday) offer SAT online prep. A personalized access code is required. Four – six week preparation recommended prior to test date. SAT prep course for juniors and seniors. Also recommended to take both tests twice. Scores can be combined at some schools.
Junior Class Meeting Was held Wed., Jan. 22 nd and Parent Fin. Aid Night was Tues. Jan. 14 th. Students received a folder of info including steps in college application process. ACT/SAT registration info included. Dual enrollment information included. Naviance information included.
May AP Test Schedule AP Bulletins Test dates May 5 th through May 16 th Each exam is $89.00 Benefits of taking AP courses and tests