Ways to request an official transcript: Online – www.alvinisd.net, College & Career Center, Resources, Forms, & Transcriptswww.alvinisd.net Complete & submit online Transcripts can be sent electronically or by mail.
An updated grade point average (gpa) and rank will be calculated in June after grades have been transcripted. The gpa will include the first SIX (6) semesters of high school. Use this gpa & rank to submit to colleges, Fall 2013, to apply for college admission. Request a transcript this summer to view the most current gpa and rank. The top 10% students will receive a letter.
RECOMMENDED PROGRAM DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM English 4.0 credits Math 4.0 credits Science 4.0 credits Social Studies 4.0 credits Languages other than English 2.0 credits PE 1.0 credit Fine Arts 1.0 credit Speech 0.5 credit Electives 5.5 credits TOTAL: 26.0 credits English 4.0 credits Math 4.0 credits Science 4.0 credits Social Studies 4.0 credits Languages other than English 3.0 credits PE 1.0 credit Fine Arts 1.0 credit Speech 0.5 credit Electives 4.5 credits 4 advanced measures TOTAL: 26.0 credits
Recommended or DAP plan Complete at least 2 courses eligible for college credit (AP, dual credit, or certain articulated CTE courses) Complete one full credit of math beyond Algebra 2 Obtain the appropriate grade points: 5.0 out of 6.0 (end of junior year GPA; 6 semesters of high school) Complete 100 hours of community service by the end fall semester of senior year. Benefit: qualify for possible state financial assistance for college
Review in individual meetings with student’s counselor. Students must pass and attend school in order to earn credit. GRADES and ATTENDANCE are very important.
Spring 2013 (Junior Year) Research colleges & careers Take college tours & visits Take college admission exams Summer 2013 Athletes – complete NCAA Clearinghouse by 7/1/2013 to be eligible for athletic recruitment Get ORGANIZED!!! Use NAVIANCE… College applications Resume Recommendation letters
Fall 2013 (senior year) Complete and mail/submit admission applications by the appropriate DEADLINE Attend the AISD College Night, if not sure of college(s) Contact local college representatives Re-take the SAT I or ACT (if necessary to raise score) Spring 2014 Parents complete 2013 federal income tax Attend Financial aid meetings Apply for Financial aid (www.fafsa.gov)www.fafsa.gov Apply for academic scholarships
Spring 2014… Attend local scholarship meeting Apply for local scholarships Apply for academic/college scholarships Take the THEA (if required for Texas colleges) Reserve a dorm room and place a deposit (if required) If YOU complete all paperwork in a TIMELY manner, YOU will enjoy summer 2014!!!
ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE Dual Credit Program Manvel High School Get a jump on your College Education!
Steps to getting Started… Course selection (no more than 2 classes) Complete ACC Online Application/Early Admission Contract/Shot Records Testing (THEA/COMPASS) Attend Dual Credit Orientation Pay for courses and purchase books DC Courses are $25 per credit hour; approximately $75 per course ACC/MHS Dual Credit Program
Select up to 2 dual credit courses *Dual Credit courses will have DC next to them. *Students may select up to 2 dual credit courses per semester. *Additional courses per semester require a 3.0 ACC GPA or 85+High School GPA. ACC/MHS Dual Credit Program
About the Exam… Paper & Pencil Exam; approximately 10 days for scores to return 3 sections: Math (230); Reading (230); Writing (220) 5hrs to complete in any order (Suggested order: Reading/Writing/Math) $39.00 ($10.00 to register and $29.00 day of exam) Future exam dates: 2/16 @ NRJH 4/6 @ MHS 4/13 @ AHS COMPASS *On Computer *Scores back immediately *only offered at ACC *$39.00 ACC/MHS Dual Credit Program
YOU MUST ATTEND 1 OF THE 5 AVAILABLE SESSIONS ACC/MHS Dual Credit Program
As of January 1, 2012, all entering college and university students are required to show proof of an initial meningococcal vaccination or a booster dose during the five-year period before enrolling. They must get the vaccine at least 10 days before the semester begins. (Chapter 21, Subchapter T, Sections 21.610 through 21.614)(Chapter 21, Subchapter T, Sections 21.610 through 21.614) www.CollegeVaccineRequirements.com
4-year University or College 2-year colleges (technical, junior, or community) Military (must take the ASVAB) Offered to seniors in October
Student must complete admission application Student must take the SAT or ACT Student must submit ALL required documents Enroll in college no more than two years after HS graduation UT-Austin will automatically accept the top 7%, effective class of 2014
Eligible for free or reduced lunch 2 SAT 2 ACT 4 college applications 1 NCAA Clearinghouse
Test Date April 13, 2013 June 8, 2013 * *at MHS Deadline March 8, 2013 May 3, 2013
Test Date May 4, 2013 June 1, 2013* * at Alvin HS Deadline April 5, 2013 May 2, 2013
Applicant FAILED to meet deadline SAT or ACT not sent directly from the testing agency Official transcripts not sent within deadline Questions on the application are left blank Failure to hit “submit” after completion
Texas College Application (www.applytexas.org) Texas Private Universities & out of state schools (www.commonapp.org) College website
Give NOTICE (minimum 2 weeks) Go back and give reminders Bad planning on YOUR part does not constitute an emergency for recommenders
www.collegeguidanceconsultants.com User Name – manvel Password – manvel Click on the “Download to Excel” link above the table
FAFSA – federal PELL grant www.fafsa.ed.govwww.fafsa.ed.gov State Aid priority deadline – March 15 After March 15, first come first served Student loans (last resort) B-On-Time Loan Program (www.HHLoans.com)www.HHLoans.com Many different loans available The amount of aid given is at the discretion of the college based on availability of funds.
A web-based program that can be used at home or school to: Create 4-year plans Sign up to visit colleges Sign up for Career Fair College & Career searches Manage your college choices http://connection.naviance.com/manvel http://connection.naviance.com/manvel Username: student ID Password: INITIALS for first & last name, 4 digit year of birth (FL1994)
Date: February 9, 2013 Time: 8:00 – 3:00 George R. Brown Convention Center www.hispanic-forum.org www.hispanic-forum.org Free admission Educational workshops Explore career paths Obtain financial aid information Apply for college admission Bilingual representatives
One semester state elective (0.5 credit) 11-12 graders Designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to be active and successful learners in both high school and in college. Students examine numerous research-based learning strategies that are proven to lead to academic success such as goal-setting, effective time management, handling stress, note-taking, active reading, test-taking strategies and conducting research. This course provides the means and training for students to research financial scholarships and grant opportunities, complete applications and explore technical schools, colleges and universities.
The student is RESPONSIBLE for completing all required paperwork. The student is RESPONSIBLE for submitting documents according to set DEADLINES. Arrange college tours now Meet with college admission staff DEADLINES are non-negotiable. ATTEND the senior meetings to be held during senior year.