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Oct. 2, 2014.  4 credits English  4 credits Math  3 credits Social Studies  3 credits Science  1/2 credit Health  1/2 credit Phys. Ed. (2)  6 credits.

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Presentation on theme: "Oct. 2, 2014.  4 credits English  4 credits Math  3 credits Social Studies  3 credits Science  1/2 credit Health  1/2 credit Phys. Ed. (2)  6 credits."— Presentation transcript:

1 Oct. 2, 2014

2  4 credits English  4 credits Math  3 credits Social Studies  3 credits Science  1/2 credit Health  1/2 credit Phys. Ed. (2)  6 credits Electives  1 unit of a fine arts is required between 7 th -12 th grades.  Students must also pass all 5 parts of the OGT

3  English: 4 Years  Math: 4 Years  Science: 4 Years  Soc. Stu.: 4 Years  Foriegn. Lang.: 2 -3 Years  The Arts: 1Year

4  4 English credits  4 Math credits including Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry  4 Science credits, including Chemistry & Physics  4 Social Studies credits  3 Credits of one Foreign Language or 2 credits of 2 foreign languages  1 Fine Arts credit  Min. of 3.5 G.P.A. through 12th grade  1800 >SAT, or 27>ACT

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8 COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES CAMPUS VISITS  Admissions Representatives from colleges across the state/nation visit Firestone High School to reach out to our students.  Students are encouraged to take campus visits. Students are allowed to take three campus visits, during the school-week, for excused absence.

9 LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION ACT/SAT o Senior Autobiography o Addressed and stamped envelopes o List of schools with Deadlines o Register On- line o ACT + Writing o SAT Vs. SAT Subject Test o Difference: o ACT-Curriculum o SAT- Reasoning APPLY o On-line o Watch deadlines o Make a list and check it twice

10  Visit the Campus  Take Notes  Review your awards/scholarship monies  Compare Tuition  Pro/Con List  Rural vs. Urban?  Greek Life?  Specific Academic Program?  Housing?  Campus Life?

11 The University of Akron Tuition and fees SemesterAcademic Year Ohio resident$4,867.20$9, Nonresident surcharge$4,182.00*$9,049.20* Transportation$160$320 Books and supplies$450$900 Traditional Dining PlansCost/semesterCost/academic year 19-meal plan$1,880$3, meal plan$1,727$3, meal plan$1,680$3,360 Meal Plan

12 The University of Akron Housing HallTypeAcademic year BulgerSuite$6,956 Exchange StreetShared Single occupancy$8,908 Apartment$9,308 Honors ComplexShared Single occupancy$8,908 Double occupancy$7,412 OrrDouble occupancy$6,622

13 Stark State College/University Annual tuition 30 credits per year Savings per year% Savings per year Stark State College* $ 4,509 Average of Ohio Public Two-Year Colleges* $ 5,039$ 53012% Brown Mackie$ 16,450$ 11,941265% National College$ 15,216$ 10,707237% Herzing University - Akron Campus* $ 11,250$ 6,84055%

14 Counselor’s Corner: Click the tab ‘Senior Class/Alumni’. Then, click on “SENIORS! Class of 2014’. Lastly, click on ‘Counselor’s Corner’. Scholarships : Click the tab ‘Senior Class/Alumni’. Then, click on “SENIORS! Class of 2014’. Lastly, click on ‘Scholarships’.

15 Innovation Generation Criteria: *No separate application. Cross Reference the Scholarship Book with current available scholarships

16 Employment Military Tech/Two Year Colleges Four Year College/University

17 Professional Degree$1735/Week Doctoral Degree$1624/Week Master’s Degree$1300/Week Bachelor’s Degree$1066/Week Associate’s Degree$785/Week Some College$727/Week High School Diploma$652/Week Less Than$471/Week (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

18 Family Situation Finances Maturation Early Start to Career

19 Truck Driver$37,770 Retail Sales$20,990 Restaurant Chef$40,630 Pharmacy Tech$28,400 Office Clerk$26,610 Home Health Aide$21,750 Maintenance/Carpentry$39,530 Apprenticeships Bureau of Labor Statistics

20 The Job Center JOGS Web (snagajob, careerbuilder, monster, akronworks, indeed, simply hired, niche sites) Occupational Outlook Handbook College  Career Office Spring Contacts

21 Army Navy Air Force National Guard Marines

22 College Assistance Employment/Job Training Travel/Cultural Emersion Patriotism

23 Career Assessment Free No Obligation During School

24 Lunchroom Visits Web Recruiters

25 High Acceptance Rate OSU Regional Campus After 1 year (30 sem. Hours) & min. of 2.0 GPA, student will automatically be accepted into main OSU-Columbus campus Financial More Career Specific Training Transferability (TAG/OTM)

26 Stark State College Cuyahoga Community College Lorain Community College Lakeland Community College North Central State College Proprietary Schools

27 Dental Hygienist$68,250 Respiratory Therapist$54,280 Radiologic Technologist$54,340 Nuclear Technician$68,090 Air Traffic Controller$108,040 Massage Therapist$34,900 Surgical Technologist$39,920 Licensed Practical Nurse$40,380 (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

28 Web Guide to Ohio’s Two-Year Colleges Application Scholarships

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30  Narrow down your choices.  College Catalogue/ On-line Resources  Have a reach school and a safe school  Best Fit for you and your academic/career plans  Check-out each schools webpage for Application procedure.  Check deadlines  Go on College Visits  Begin Application process  Time Consuming

31  Apply Online.  Undergraduate  Most schools require an application fee, essays, letters of recommendation, & transcripts.  Don’t be afraid to call the College’s Admission Department.

32  Create Calendar of Deadline Dates  Does your student need to sign-up for the ACT/SAT?  Offer to look over application, essay, etc.  Encourage College Visits  Look over FASFA and Loan Options together

33 Holistic Approach

34  Be Personable.  You want to showcase yourself through the essay.  Persistent is a good thing.  Set Yourself Apart  Proof Read  Save your Essays for Later.

35  Most schools will require letters of recommendation.  Senior Autobiography  Folder:  List of Schools  Due Dates  Stamped and addressed envelopes.

36  What is on a transcript?  Grades, Classes, Rank, SAT/ACT scores.  Every school will want an official Firestone High School transcript!  An official transcript is sent from institution to institution.  Requesting a Transcript

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38  Some schools have what is called the common application. Once filled out and completed, a student may upload and use this for any school which allows the common app this saves TIME!  https://www.commonapp.org/Login  address  Letters of recommendation  School counselors

39  FYI…  Most Schools, you can access Common Application by going to the specific schools webpage and clicking on apply. You’ll get redirected to Common App.  Watch if the school has Supplemental Forms  Be sure to check: Early Action, Early Decision, Honors Scholarships/College if that is the route you want to go.  Common App. is also used for specific Scholarships- attached to the school you are applying to.  Ex) OSU’s Merit/Honors Scholarship

40  Mr. Dan Sandy   Ms. Karen Hotchkiss   Ms. Morgan Schumacher 

41  Many Ohio private colleges participate in the early action or early decision program.

42  Commits a student to go to that school  Is a contract between the student and the school  Student promise, with acceptance to this school, to withdraw all other applications  Student can apply Early Decision to only one school

43  Student applies to an institution of preference  Not a contract between student and school  Student is not obligated to accept school’s offer  Student will receive a decision well in advance of school’s regular response date

44  There will be a meeting January 7th at 6:30 in the cafeteria with a financial aid director from a local college.  First come first serve basis. Not based on need!  January 1-February 14-hot time for FAFSA $$$

45  Locations throughout Ohio- Akron U  Offers families help with completion of the FAFSA  Some sites offer electronic filing of the FAFSA    Want more information? You can contact Ohio’s College Access Information 

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