AHS Graduation Requirements Coursework for College Preparation Junior Year Timeline OCIS and Other Resources Tips for Campus Visits PSAT, PLAN, SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests Social Networking Site Cautions What to Look for in a College
Searches available include college, career, scholarships, and financial aid (e.g. School Sort) Portfolio development option http://ocis.ode.state.oh.us Username: AuroraHS Password: ohiocis03
College Websites Books/Reference Manuals College Fairs Admissions Representatives Magazines
Public Colleges http://www.opuac.org/ Private Colleges http://www.ohioprivatecolleges.com/
Investigate the campus environment Investigate academic programs and student activities Meet with an admissions counselor Meet with a professor in the department in which you are interested Attend a class Eat in the cafeteria Ask about campus safety and transportation Discuss your chances for success: admission, graduation, job placement, support services
SAT Reasoning Test SAT Subject Tests ACT All colleges accept either SAT or ACT Some colleges require SAT Subject Tests Some colleges may use highest subtest scores from multiple test dates (“superscore”) Some colleges are “test optional” Official score reports are often required
Kent State University SAT Critical Reading 450-560 SAT Math 450-570 SAT Total 910-1140 ACT 19-24 Average GPA- 3.15 94 % of applicants admitted Muskingum University SAT Critical Reading 460-580 SAT Math 440-570 SAT Total 900-1150 ACT 19-24 Average GPA- 3.2 80 % of applicants admitted
The Ohio State Univ. SAT Composite (without writing) 1160-1340 ACT Composite 25-30 58% graduated in the top 10% of their class 92% graduated in the top 25% of their class % of applicants admitted not available Kenyon College SAT Critical Reading 630-730 SAT Math 610-700 SAT Total 1240-1430 ACT 25-29 Average GPA- 3.76 31 % of applicants admitted
SAT Critical Reading 680-760 SAT Math 670-760 SAT Total 1290-1490 ACT 30-34 86% graduated in the top 10% of their class 97% graduated in the top 25% of their class 21 % of applicants admitted
SAT Critical Reading 690-790 SAT Math 700-790 SAT Writing 690-780 96% graduated in the top 10% of their class 99% graduated in the top 25% of their class 9.9% of applicants admitted
Promote independence/coach, don’t quarterback. Connect with guidance counselors. Keep organized. Make it their college visit. Let your child complete the application. Let your child write the essay. Proofread the application. Anticipate a wild ride!
ACT and SAT (END of Junior Year) College Exploration and Research Visiting Colleges Admissions meetings as AHS (Jr./ Sr. Year ) College Applications (Fall of Senior Year)
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