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Welcome Seniors of 2014!. Career Center  Scholarships  FAFSA  AZCIS- Kuder Career/College Search  Monthly Career Center Bulletin  Sign up for e-blast.

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1 Welcome Seniors of 2014!

2 Career Center  Scholarships  FAFSA  AZCIS- Kuder Career/College Search  Monthly Career Center Bulletin  Sign up for e-blast

3 Meet BHS Guidance Team  Mrs. Spilsbury A-CO  Mrs. Cunningham CR- HE AVID 10 th & 12 th AVID 10 th & 12 th  Mr. Snyder HI-ME  Mr. Barber MI-SA AVID 9 th & 11 th AVID 9 th & 11 th  Ms. Thompson SC-Z

4 Mrs. Spilsbury  A-Co  Dept Chair

5 Mrs. Cunningham  Cr-He  AVID

6 Mr. Snyder  Hi-Me

7 Mr. Barber  Mi-Sa  AVID

8 Ms. Thompson  Sc-Z

9 ECAP Grad requirement 2014  You are required to fill out the ECAP 4 yr plan in order to be eligible for graduation  Log in to www.cusd.kuder.comwww.cusd.kuder.com  Your username is 1st initials of your first and last name and your BHS ID#.  For example:  Rebecca Thompson would be:  RT01222  01222  Kuder code N3742237YPH  Print off ECAP and give to counselor for graduation requirement

10 Kuder instruction sheet

11 Finalize your graduation checklist!  www.cusd.kuder.com  Username: first and last initials + ID number  Password: ID number  Ex. Basha Bear Username: BB12345 Username: BB12345 Password: 12345 Password: 12345  N code  N code N3742237YPH To Do List: 1.Update your 4 Year Plan 2.Print and hand in- this is a state requirement in order for you to receive your diploma!

12 Scholarships  Non-Merit-Based (you apply for)  Merit- Based on GPA, ranking and test scores- apply at all 3 in-state univ (automatically included in your application).  www.fastweb.com or www.zinch.com -- know your SSN- these are search engines for various scholarships you may apply for and check Basha Bears website under Career Center for additional scholarship search engines and listings. www.fastweb.comwww.zinch.com

13 Flinn Foundation  www.flinnscholars.org www.flinnscholars.org  US citizen  Graduate from NCA accredited high school before July 2014  1300 cumulative reading and math of SAT or 29 on ACT  3.5 un-weighted GPA  Top 5% in class  Extracurricular involvement and leadership  Tentative deadline October 21 along with official transcript  Questions: cthompson@flinn.org

14 AZ High School Relations Council  College Fair  September 18  Chandler Center for the Arts  6:00 PM-8:00 PM  http://www.nacac.com\video\NCF_Video.wmv http://www.nacac.com\video\NCF_Video.wmv  ASU, U of A, Embry Riddle, Central AZ, Chandler Gilbert, Eastern AZ, Fort Lewis, Gateway, Mesa, Rio, Scottsdale, Univ of New Mexico, and Southwestern Christian College.

15 Greater Phoenix National College Fair  Sunday October 13 11:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.  Phoenix Convention Center  West Building, Halls 1 and 2  http://www.nacac.com\video\NCF_Video.wmv http://www.nacac.com\video\NCF_Video.wmv  NACAC 2013 College Fair- friend this on Facebook for more information!  Meet one-on-one with college reps!

16 AIMS High Tuition Waiver  Valid for tuition at ASU, NAU or U of A for the freshman year.  Student must apply at either ASU, NAU or U of A and be accepted in order to receive tuition waiver.  Tuition waiver renewable upon university requirements.  If considering retaking a course for grade improvement see your counselor.

17 AIMS High Tuition Waiver GPA and Grade Requirement  Un-weighted GPA of 3.5 for core classes.  Only A’s and B’s, no C’s in the core courses.  A “C” in a weighted course does not convert to a “B”.  ACT 28 or higher or SAT read/math 1300  You may retake courses for grade improvement. You don’t have to repeat an AP or honors, you can take grade level to make the requirement but that is not grade replacement.  Subject to change

18 AIMS Scores for Waiver  Must exceed on Writing, Reading and Math in order to be eligible for the AIMS High Tuition Waiver.  May exceed on any two AIMS tests and meet on the third plus score at least a 3 on any 2 AP exams in order to be eligible for the AIMS High Tuition Waiver.  You may not re-test to exceed your senior year.

19 AZ Dept of Ed  www.ade.state.az.us/asd/tui tionwaiver/parents- students.asp www.ade.state.az.us/asd/tui tionwaiver/parents- students.asp  *The university may choose not to award a scholarship to any student who receives other scholarship assistance intended to cover the cost of tuition.

20 16 Core Courses  4 credits of English.  4 credits of math or through 4 th year- one above Algebra II level.  3 credits of lab science (Ag Science 1 and 2 together equates to 1 lab science credit and 1 elective credit. Hon Science Research is not a lab science).  2 credits of social studies.  1 credit of fine art- art, music, drama or dance.  2 credits of the same foreign language- or through level 2 of any foreign language.

21 FAFSA  www.fafsa.ed.gov www.fafsa.ed.gov  FAFSA on the Web applications must be submitted by midnight Central Daylight time, June 30, 2014.  Apply for your pin now and parents also need to apply for a pin!!  Financial Aid Night- 6 PM CCA Auditorium.  Financial Aid- Based on need determined by FAFSA  Grant- Based on need determined by FAFSA  Begin FAFSA process Jan. 1, 2014  Some colleges may seek the CSS Profile also. Check with individual college for application.  College Goal Sunday- 2 nd Sunday in Feb- let financial advisor pre-fill out worksheet  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2d7IfFgxTs

22 AZCIS  http://azcis.intocareers.org http://azcis.intocareers.org  username: bashahs  password: 4Azcis02  Free, easy, user friendly!  Research tuition, admission requirements, careers and more!

23 Graduation Honors  NHS- 3.8 weighted GPA, attend meetings  Honors- Member of NHS  High Honors- 3.5 weighted GPA at end of 7 th semester, 6.0 credits of honors classes- one during the senior year  Distinguished Scholar-3.8 weighted GPA at end of 7 th semester, NHS member, 6.0 credits of honors classes- one during the senior year and 24 total credits

24 AZ Academic Scholar  18 Core Courses  4 Eng; 4 math, 3 science (physics preferred); 3 social studies; 2 foreign language- must be earned during high school years; 2 fine arts or 2 voc ed  “C” or better in each core course  Seal on diploma- tentative  www.azacademicscholars.org www.azacademicscholars.org

25 ACT v. SAT  www.act.org www.act.org  Scores from 1-36  22 needed for in-state universities  3 hour exam measures English (grammar and punctuation), Reading, Math-trig, Science Reasoning  Achievement  No penalty for wrong answers  www.collegeboard.com www.collegeboard.com  3.5 hour exam measures verbal,writing skills (vocab) and math reasoning- no trig  1040 Math and Reading combined  Aptitude  ¼ pt. penalty for wrong answers BHS code 030037

26 ASU v. U of A v. NAU Feb. 1 priority deadline Feb. 14 priority deadline March 1 priority deadline SAT 1040 read, math ACT 22 SAT 1040 read, math ACT 22 3.0 un- weighted core GPA or top 25% ranking Rank top 25% 16 core competencies/ AZ Resident 3.0 un- weighted core GPA or top 25% ranking

27 Maricopa Community Colleges  Begin the process in January!  Top 15% may apply for the Presidential Scholarship. Certain ASSET or Accuplacer score may also qualify for this. Visit the Career Center for application.  Matriculation Agreement between MCCD and ABOR.  College Fair at Sept 18 6:00 PM!  The Greater Phoenix National College Fair on Sunday October 13 at the Phoenix Civic Plaza.  Central AZ College top 10% in 7 th semester tuition waiver

28 WUE v. WICHE  WUE  Western Undergraduate Exchange  150% of resident tuition for undergraduate programs at participating western colleges and universities  WICHE  Graduate Program  150% of resident tuition for graduate programs at participating western colleges and universities

29 NCAA and NAIA  www.web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common for NCAA and www. playnaia.org for NAIA www.web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common  Register on-line end of junior year for both.  Send official transcripts end of junior year to NCAA.  After senior year send official transcripts to NCAA and NAIA.  Explain all official visits.  More questions see Mr. Barber in Guidance.  Have SAT/ACT scores sent directly to NCAA and NAIA. NCAA code 9999 and NAIA code 9876  If considering retaking a course for grade improvement see your counselor.

30 Good to Know  If you are planning on going out of state please apply to either ASU, NAU or U of A as a back up.  Going on a mission? Work with the Career Center for a deferment.  Apply for housing in September of senior year!  Fill out transcript request at www.parchment.com.

31 Transcript Requests  www.parchment.com www.parchment.com  Fee will be charged for official transcript.  Unofficial transcripts can still be printed by your guidance counselor.


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