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Sophomore Seminar Class of 2016. Graduation Requirements English 4 years and one semester of Writing across the Curriculum in Grade 9 or 10 22.50 credits.

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1 Sophomore Seminar Class of 2016

2 Graduation Requirements English 4 years and one semester of Writing across the Curriculum in Grade 9 or credits Mathematics 3 years State colleges in MA will require four years of mathematics for admission beginning in the fall of credits Social Studies 3 years (including United States History) 15 credits Science 3 years of a lab science: biology, chemistry, physics 15 credits Foreign Language A sequence of 2 years of the same foreign language 10 credits Career Technology Education and Fine Arts 3 courses (one of which must be Computer Applications) Chosen from: Business Technology, Industrial Technology, Family and Life Science, Art, Music Variable Physical Education I Physical Education II Typically taken in grade 9 Typically taken in grade credits Contemporary Adolescent Health ITypically taken in grade 9 or credits Contemporary Adolescent Health IITypically taken in grade 11 or credits

3 Thinking about the college process….. High School Transcript: GPA/Rank/Courses Standardized Tests: SAT I, SAT II (Subject Tests), ACT Recommendations Extra-Curricular Activities (resume) Essay Interest

4 Timeline for Sophomores Study for finals and finish strong this year Meet with your counselor if you have not met them already Log onto Naviance and look at your profile Do the Personality Type Test, Do the Career Profiler, Complete the Game Plan Go to some college campuses, get a feel for what type of environment feels “right” Possible testing schedule (collegeboard.org) Think about the PSATs next Fall If you are on an IEP/504, meet with your liaison/Guidance Counselor to discuss applying for accommodations for standardized testing

5 Registration Connection.Naviance.com/Swampscott Connection.Naviance.com/Swampscott

6 What To Do In Naviance Complete the Personality Type Assessment

7 What To Do In Naviance Complete the Career Interest Profiler

8 Planning your career….. Log onto: Find: job outlook, degree/skills required, salary, what they do on the job, etc. Log onto: Naviance Find: colleges that have that career/major

9 What To Do In Naviance……. Complete your game plan for achieving your goals for after high school.

10 The End Any Questions?


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