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Transcript Current Course Schedule Credits Senior Checklist FAFSA Info Scholarship Outline Outline for writing a scholarship essay Senior Portfolio Transcript Request
You have choices: Minimum/Recommended/Distinguished Foundation Plan (22 credits) Foundation Plan with Endorsement(s) (26 Credits) Business and Industry-Agricultural Food and Natural Resources Business and Industry-Manufacturing Business and Industry-Technology Public Service-Human Services STEM Endorsement-Math STEM Endorsement-Science Multidisciplinary Multidisciplinary-College Prep
Minimum- You must have special permission from Principal/Counselor. Will have to begin classes at a 2 year college or technical school. Recommended- 26 Credits Distinguished Achievement Plan- 28 Credits (4 advanced measures) Foundation Plan- 4ELA, 3 Math, 3 Science,3 Social Studies,2 Foreign Language, 1 Fine Art, 1 PE, 5 Electives Foundation Plan with Endorsement(s): 1 additional Math, 1 additional Science, and 2 additional credits from your endorsement area
I will meet with all Seniors in October to discuss GPA, Class Rank, and Graduation Plans
4 year College/Universities Public: UT, Texas A&M, SFA, SHSU, Lamar Private: ETBU, LeTourneau, Schriener 2 year College Associates Degree Transferable to a 4 year College/University Examples: Angelina, Kilgore Technical Colleges 2 year degree in a specialized program like HVAC, Dental Hygienist Examples: LIT, ITT Tech
Military Recruiter-Excellent way to pay for your education Career 1. Texas Workforce Solutions Reality Check 2. College Board-Big FutureCollege Board-Big Future 3. ACT-Career Interest InventoryACT-Career Interest Inventory 4. Occupational Outlook HandbookOccupational Outlook Handbook
You need to register for these test!!!! Dates are posted outside my office or you can go to or *Fee waivers are available to those who meet the requirements.
You must get registered with the NCAA Eligibility CenterNCAA Eligibility Center Must take ACT/SAT Must have at least a 2.3 GPA
Contact Financial Aid Office at the College or Jr. College that you wish to attend. Complete Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) You will need your parent/guardian gross financial earnings for 2014 year. Complete form ASAP after Jan. 1. You will be given a PIN number. You need to keep up with that number!!! You will get a report that tells you what financial aid you are eligible to receive. (Grants, Loans, Work Study)
Posted outside my office. You should not pay to apply for a scholarship. You are responsible for turning in scholarships on time. Do not procrastinate!!! Get all information early!! Get letters of recommendation and ask to make copies. Give a Senior Resume to who you will be having write your letters. Complete Scholarship Outline. Read over tips for writing a college essay.
College’s Website-Admissions Apply Texas College for All Texans College for All Texans The Common App (8 Texas Schools. Mainly Private Colleges) The Common App APPLY TO MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL!!!!
Wait for your acceptance letter. After you are accepted: Bring Mrs. Stephens a copy of your acceptance letter, contact housing and financial aid office ASAP, schedule your Freshman orientation, and finish out the school year!