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1 August 26, 2013 – June 14, School Days of Success

2 Counseling Staff Ms. Beeson (A - Co) Ms. Gallup (Cr - Ha) Mrs. Sherman (He - Mar) Mr. Ewalt (Mas – Ri) Mrs. Wyshner (Ro – V) Mrs. Hubbard (W-Z) Support Staff Mrs. Cobb – Guidance Clerk Mrs. Brabender – Data Manager Mrs. Kopetski - Registrar

3 Post Secondary Plan 4 English 4 Math 4 Science 3 Social Studies 21 Credits June 6, 2015

4 Post secondary plans 4 year college/university – 53 % of the C/O 2014 (e.g. Wake Forest, UNC Charlotte, Catawba) 2 year college/trade school – 32% of the C/O 2014 (e.g. Forsyth Tech, Leon’s Beauty School, Nascar Automotive programs) Military/Work/Other – 15% of the C/O 2014

5 Graduation Requirements Class of 2015 Requirements H:\Class of 2015\Class of 2015 Graduation Requirements.pdf

6 Career Clusters WSFCS offers all students opportunities to take courses in a career cluster Examples - Finance Academy, Health Science, Human Service, Hospitality & Tourism Students who complete Career Clusters are required to take the Work Keys exam

7 ASVAB administered at East Forsyth November 4 ASVAB is required for entrance and job placement Military representatives are on campus weekly Army MarinesNavy

8 Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Batter (ASVAB) Required for all branches of the military Can be used as a career interest inventory ASVAB will be administered at East – November 4 Taking the test DOES NOT place students on a list for military enlistment

9 College Admissions Criteria Grade Point Average (weighted versus unweighted) Class Rank Leadership Extracurricular Activities Unique Characteristics (especially for scholarships) MEET ALL DEADLINES Simplify College application Process by using (NC Schools ONLY)

10 College Applications School Specific Applications Common Applications (www.commonapp.org)www.commonapp.org College Foundation of North Carolina (www.cfnc.org)www.cfnc.org CFNC College Application Week – November 10 – 14 Admissions Criteria

11 EFHS CEEB Code Register for SAT at Register for ACT at Students whose first language is not English may choose to take the TOEFL to supplement or replace SAT/ACT (dependent on college); register at Scores should be sent directly to colleges/scholarship organizations/NCAA Clearinghouse by student (online)

12 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 3 Sections Critical Reading Math Writing (Specific schools choose to use for placement, to assess writing level, or admission) Scored 200 – test dates in Senior brochure Community Colleges use for placement or students can choose to take the College Placement Test at the community college

13 American College Test (ACT) English Reading Math Science Writing Composite Score Scored 0 – test information in Senior brochure Community Colleges use for placement or students can choose to take the College Placement Test at the community college

14 Community College Placement Tests Community Colleges accept SAT/ACT scores If scores do not meet minimum requirements, students must take placement tests through community college (e.g. ACCUPLACER) Visit for more informationwww.forsythtech.edu

15 Placement Test Scores to Colleges Copies of scores are NOT acceptable Scores on official transcripts are NOT acceptable ACT/SAT scores must be sent directly to colleges electronically Search for college codes electronically (www.collegeboard.com or )www.collegeboard.comwww.act.org EFHS CEEB

16 Fee Waivers Seniors can use up to 2 fee waivers for the SAT/ACT Fee waivers available to students who provide verification of their free/reduced lunch status Using a fee waiver for college entrance exams affords students the opportunity to use up to 4 fee waivers for college application fees (participating colleges only)

17 Mrs. Hubbard to be added to listserv Mrs. Hubbard to be added to listserv Start searching NOW and dedicate time to this “part-time job” Start searching NOW and dedicate time to this “part-time job” EFHS Scholarship Newsletter updated biweekly and posted on Guidance page EFHS Scholarship Newsletter updated biweekly and posted on Guidance page Use FREE online search engines like etc.) Use FREE online search engines like etc.)www.fastweb.comwww.cfnc.orgwww.fastweb.comwww.cfnc.org Create an account with the Winston-Salem Foundation (www.wsfoundation.org) Create an account with the Winston-Salem Foundation (www.wsfoundation.org)www.wsfoundation.org Most scholarship organizations direct students to an online application; any hard copies of applications are located in file cabinet in Guidance (scholarship drawer) Most scholarship organizations direct students to an online application; any hard copies of applications are located in file cabinet in Guidance (scholarship drawer) Meet deadlines! Meet deadlines!

18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) REQUEST PIN NOW so you are prepared to begin working on the FAFSA January 1, 2015 – the first date the application is available - web address in Senior brochure Must complete FAFSA to qualify for federal grants, federal loans (Stafford, etc.) Some scholarships require submission of FAFSA CFNC FAFSA Day – February 28, 2015

19 NCAA Clearinghouse All potential Division I and Division II athletes must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse to determine athletic elgibility Official test scores (SAT/ACT) must be sent directly to NCAA electronically (NO COPIES) NCAA Clearinghouse CEEB code – 9999 Students who use fee waivers for SAT/ACT qualify for NCAA fee waiver; otherwise, students pay $75 to register

20 Transcript Requests Complete Transcript Request Form (for all transcript requests – including online applications; includes common application, cfnc, etc.) Include Secondary Report Forms/Counselor Statements First 2 transcripts for college admission are FREE Additional copies are $2 each All transcripts for scholarships are free & must be sent to organizations by students – UNLESS STUDENTS ARE NOMINATED BY EFHS

21 Transcript Request Form Personalized Form per student H:\Class of 2015\Transcript Release Form- revised 2014.pdfH:\Class of 2015\Transcript Release Form- revised 2014.pdf Must pay for requests beyond the first 2 free copies BEFORE processing Required to bring in Counselor Statements/Secondary Report Forms when transcripts requested H:\Class of 2015\HSreportform.UNCG.pdfH:\Class of 2015\HSreportform.UNCG.pdf

22 Recommendation Requests Request Recommendations (allow 2 weeks) Complete Senior Resume & Scholarship Interest form Provide Addressed, Stamped Envelopes for teachers and community members to submit recommendations directly to colleges & scholarship organizations or students may mail them; Counselors do NOT submit as part of application process

23 Counselor Recommendation Form Sample Recommendation Form H:\Class of 2015\Senior Recommendation Form.pdf

24 Successful Seniors Are Diligent Responsible Motivated Invested

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