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Chippewa Falls Senior High School
Senior Planning Guide Transcript Credit Status Report Do What You Are Finding Scholarships/Financial Aid Night WEF
H.S. Graduation4 Year College Admission English4 credits Math2 credits*3 credits (prefer 4 credits) 4 credits at U of M schools Science2.5 credits*3 credits (prefer 4 credits) Social Studies3.5 credits3 credits Foreign LangNot requiredIt depends Phy Ed1.5 credits Health.5 credit Computer Apps.5
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English4 years Math3 years/4 years at U of M schools (Alg. Geom, Alg II) Science3 years (Phys Sci, Bio, Chem. *Best preparation is Bio, Chem, Physics) Social Studies3 years Foreign LanguageIt depends UW-Madison, UW-EC, U of M These are minimum requirements. All courses taken must be at a level considered college-preparatory.
Vary by college In addition to college-prep coursework Class rank AND minimum ACT/SAT score Class rank OR minimum ACT/SAT score If you are missing one or more requirements UW-Two year campuses (Guaranteed Transfer Program) – pg. 12 CVTC (Liberal Arts Transfer Program)
Requirements depend on program High School Diploma? Specific high school coursework with a grade of C or better (Algebra, Chemistry, etc.)? Background Check, CPR, CNA? All prospective students will need to take the COMPASS or the ACT Sign up for COMPASS at
College admission requirements are a MINIMUM! You want to be prepared for college-level work so you should be taking college-prep coursework through your senior year. Colleges will pay close attention to the coursework you have taken and may deny a student that they feel is ill-prepared.
Successful StudentsUnsuccessful Students Motivation Goal Orientated Determination Perseverance Self-discipline Willingness to work Lack of goals or career ideas Immature Procrastinates Preparation Academic preparation Knowledge of study and compensatory techniques Knowledge of learning style Time-management skills Lack of academic preparation Protected in high school Learned helplessness Lack of study & time management Disorganized Self- Advocacy Self-awareness Self-acceptance Assertiveness Problem-solving skills Unrealistic expectations Denial of areas of weakness Lack of communication skills Lack or problem-solving skills Lack of self-confidence
Myers-Briggs Personality Assessment tied to careers Given to students in Communication class (junior year – most students) Printed just a couple of pages… complete report available on Naviance Family Connections
Easiest to apply on-line. UW-System schools: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/https://apply.wisconsin.edu/ CVTC: Other schools – ▪ Google their website or find links from Student Services website ▪ Look for “apply now” or “admissions” Application deadlines vary. Some as early as December 1 ▪ Good rule of thumb is to have all applications submitted by mid-November
UW Application High school coursework in progress Essay Questions ▪ Have English teacher look over your essay before submitting Credit card number for application fee Social Security Number
CVTC Application Demographic Information Credit card number for application fee Social Security Number
ACT: Registration Process includes uploading photo ID October 25 – deadline is September 19 December 13 – deadline is November 7 Preparation – Best preparation is coursework taken ▪ Online Test Prep, Books, Classes, etc. ▪ “Preparing for the ACT” booklet COMPASS: Search “Compass” while on CVTC’s website Given daily at CVTC’s Chippewa & EC Campus Preparation – Best preparation is coursework taken ▪ Online Test Prep ▪ Seminars
High School Transcript An “official” transcript is sent by Chi-Hi Student Services Make request through Naviance Family ConnectionsNaviance Family Connections ▪ Directions in appendix of Senior Guide ▪ Link from Student Services Website Colleges will want a final high school transcript. It is your responsibility to request this (at graduation practice). ACT or SAT score An “official” ACT/SAT score is sent directly from ACT/SAT CVTC will have your COMPASS score Letters of Recommendation?
Are they needed? CVTC – NO Universities & Others – it depends ▪ If they ask you to provide them, then YES ▪ If your admission is questionable, then YES ▪ Quality vs. Quantity Give the writer at least 2 weeks LOR Form (in appendix of guide) Ask someone that knows you well Ask for a couple of copies (use for scholarships?) Student Services will send (electronically?) Send a personal thank you note
Be sure you tour the campus before deciding Most colleges have online tour registration CVTC Career Tour - October 21 Representatives visit Chi-Hi College and military reps already scheduled Announced Daily Sign up through Naviance Family Connection Wisconsin Educational Fair – UW-Eau Claire Tuesday, September 30: 6:30-8:30 pm Wednesday, October 1: 9:00-11:00 am
Keep a record of your username/password Make a copy of application for your record Use a personal address (not school’s) for college and scholarship applications.
FAFSA – Available January 1st Student loans Work-study Grants Scholarships Green Sheet Posted on bulletin board in Student Services Posted on Naviance Family Connections Deadlines and requirements vary! CFASD Foundation Scholarships – Feb. 1-March 1 (approx.) Military benefits
Senior Financial Aid Night January 7 at 7:00 in the Chi-Hi Cafeteria College Goal Wisconsin Held in February at CVTC Scholarship opportunity
Out of state tuition Wisconsin has “reciprocity” with Minnesota You must fill out application for “reciprocity” ▪ Not available until April Midwest Tuition Exchange
Recruiters from each branch at Chi-Hi once per month ASVAB – given at Chi-Hi December 16
7:00pm & 7:30pm (attend one or both) Technical College - Cafeteria ▪ Kendra Weber University – Auditorium ▪ Mr. Joel Helms