Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
Graduation Requirements English 4 years and one semester of Writing across the Curriculum in Grade 9 or 10 22.50 credits Mathematics 3 years State colleges in MA will require four years of mathematics for admission beginning in the fall of 2016. 15 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 10 2.5 credits Contemporary Adolescent Health ITypically taken in grade 9 or 101.25 credits Contemporary Adolescent Health IITypically taken in grade 11 or 121.25 credits
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
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
What To Do In Naviance Complete the Personality Type Assessment
What To Do In Naviance Complete the Career Interest Profiler
Planning your career….. Log onto: http://www.bls.gov/oohhttp://www.bls.gov/ooh Find: job outlook, degree/skills required, salary, what they do on the job, etc. Log onto: Naviance Find: colleges that have that career/major
What To Do In Naviance……. Complete your game plan for achieving your goals for after high school.