Presentation on theme: "ADVANCED PLACEMENT PRESENTED BY Mrs. Talebi. WELCOME RETURING AP STUDENTS! Key Points to consider –Choose your passion –Keep a healthy balance –Year-long."— Presentation transcript:
WELCOME RETURING AP STUDENTS! Key Points to consider –Choose your passion –Keep a healthy balance –Year-long classes –College Admissions
Know your strengths Which subject(s) are you MOST passionate about? –Remember on average 2 hours of homework/study time is required daily –Look at the BIG picture
Who do you THINK you are? Super Star –A day in the life of an AP student –There comes a point where the return on your investment declines…know your limit Keep a healthy balance –A typical college student takes 3-4 classes –Calendar all your extra curricular, community service, family, work, obligations, SLEEP and determine how many hours you REALISTICALLY have to complete homework and quality study time
What information do college admission officers review? Grades Academic GPA (Class Rank may be (considered) Strength of high school course selection AP Exam scores (3+) Admission Test Score (ACT/SAT/SAT Subject Tests) Essay (UC and many Independent Colleges) Recommendations (UC and many many Independent Colleges) Student’s Interest - perseverance Personal accomplishments Personality characteristics Strength of senior year
AP Application AP Courses are YEAR-LONG –Choose wisely –Master Schedule is built upon your requests –College Applications (self-report) –Level changes and college admissions –Level change requests and Master Schedule –APPLICATIONS DUE: Feb 1 (Mrs. Thams)
Next steps… Visit the AP teachers for a clearer understanding of course agenda –Think about your BIG PICTURE Calendar –Recognize your passion –Talk with your family about your requests –Counselors are looking out for your BEST interest –Do your senior year RIGHT! –REMEMBER you’re in it for the year!
THANK YOU… –students, for daring to soar while keeping it real! –parents, for helping your student understand the meaning of a healthy balance –students and parents for remembering all courses are YEAR-LONG –students for researching colleges you’re interested in attending and learning how they honor AP scores.
PRINT THIS PAGE! Key Points to remember and understand: –Choose your passion –Keep a healthy balance –AP courses are YEAR LONG –College Admissions REMEMBER you’re in it for the YEAR!_________________ Student’s SignatureParent’s Signature My signature indicates I have read and understood the information in this Advanced Placement PowerPoint.