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Welcome to.  6:30-6:45Mrs. Sward Welcome & Introductions Campus Visits Applying to college SAT/ACT FAFSA Scholarships  6:45-7:15College Admissions Panel.

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1 Welcome to

2  6:30-6:45Mrs. Sward Welcome & Introductions Campus Visits Applying to college SAT/ACT FAFSA Scholarships  6:45-7:15College Admissions Panel Mr. Brent Magruder, Vincennes University Mr. Dave McFarland, Oakland City University Mr. Jonathan Myers, Ivy Tech Evansville  7:15-7:30Q & A

3  99% of the fastest-growing careers require post-secondary training or education U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  College costs $

4  IU$18,888Tuition/Fees, & Room/Board  Purdue$20,278Tuition/Fees, & Room/Board  Ball State$16,868Tuition/Fees, & Room/Board  USI$15,000Estimated cost for  VU$12,936Tuition/Fees, & Room/Board  Ivy Tech$3,334Tuition only (30 hours)  UE$40, 566Typical annual cost for

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6  Average Hoosier graduates from a 4-year college owing $27,000 (8 th highest debt load in country)  Indiana ranks 42 nd in per capita income  Indiana has 3 rd highest student loan default rate in the country

7  Now more than ever, students must make sound decisions in choice of college, program of study, and how to finance their education  Research colleges, majors, and careers (Campus visits, college websites, rep B-R, internship senior year, Twin Rivers programs, VU programs while in high school, job shadowing, talk with family and friends about college & careers, summer jobs)

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9  Different types of visits  Large open houses/visit days  Individual visit  How to set up a campus visit  Student/Parents responsibility to set up campus visit  Must have 2 forms from guidance office to be excused absence!  What to see on a campus visit

10 What to see on a campus visit: Admissions Office Program of study (Business school, Health Sciences Dept., etc.) Financial Aid Office Attend a class, if possible Tour campus Eat on campus Visit a dorm Talk to current students Anything of special interest to you (Band, Athletics, Chorus, etc.)

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12  Online is preferred  E-transcripts  BEWARE OF DEADLINES  Complete application typically includes:  Application for Admission  HS Transcript  SAT/ACT Scores  Application Fee

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14  Required by most 4 year schools  Will want to check with 2 year, community college, or trade school (may not require)  Must register (registration deadlines are posted in guidance office, senior newsletter, and on guidance webpage)  Colleges recommend taking SAT or ACT the spring of your junior year

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16  Free Application for Federal Student Aid  Available Jan. 1, 2013  Receipt deadline March 10, 2013

17  FAFSA considers student for State and Federal Aid including:  Grants  Scholarships  Work Study Program  Loans *Colleges now required by law to have college cost estimator available on their website

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19  Types:  Merit-based  Need-based  Student-specific  Career-specific  College-specific *Some colleges have a separate scholarship application; Some colleges consider you for scholarships based on the information provided on your admission application.

20  Where do I look for scholarships?  College website  Senior newsletter  Guidance webpage  Church, local organizations, parents’ employers  Search internet    Never pay $ for scholarship  DEADLINES!  IU – NOV. 1 ST  PURDUE – NOV. 15 TH  VU – JAN. 15 TH

21  Read Directions  Keep a calendar  Check regularly  Go on campus visits  Apply for scholarships – don’t sell yourself short!  Register with e-transcripts  Read senior newsletters each month  Apply early  File your FAFSA!  Enjoy this time as a family

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