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1 College Planning*Add, scholarship estimator (Ex: ASU’s link) & how to meet with college reps

2 4 years of English 4 years of Math * (Alg. 1-2, Geometry, Alg. 3-4, Pre Calculus and beyond) 3 years of Science 2 years of Social Studies 2 years of Foreign Language (same language) 1 year Fine Arts

3 Top 25% of class or ACT 22/SAT 1040 or 3.0 GPA Admission may be granted with one deficiency in no more than two competency areas; deficiencies in both math and science are not acceptable.

4 ACT/SAT for 4 year colleges check with out-of-state university to see if they require SAT or ACT ASSET for Community College

5 Register at Sept. 8 Oct. 27 Dec. 8 February 9 April 13 June 8 Register at October 6 November 3 December 1 January 26 March 9 May 4 June 1

6 Sept. 21 st PSAT/SAT Seminar at Marcos (8 am to 2:30 pm-Students will be dismissed from classes to attend seminar) $89 register at or PSAT Oct. 20 th 7:45 am at Marcos. Register in the bookstore by the end of Sept. ($20)

7 Division I Graduate from high school Complete the 16 core courses Earn a minimum GPA in core courses Earn a combined SAT or ACT sum score that matches your core course GPA and test score on the sliding scale Division II Graduate from high school Complete the 14 core courses Earn a 2.0 GPA or better in your core courses Earn a combined SAT score of 820 or an ACT sum score of 68.

8 Students can register at the end of Junior Year at: Scott Miller (Guidance Office) 838-3200 ext. 40071 or August 27 th at 7 pm Auditorium Jack Renkens will explain the college athletic recruiting process. NCAA ClearingHouse

9 In-State University Tuition $4,862 p/sem. ($442 per credit hr.) Books $645 p/sem. Dorm- $2,999 p/sem. Transp.-$275 p/sem. Personal-$1,100 p/sem. Loan fees-$23 Community College Tuition $1,704 p/sem. ($76 per credit hr) Books $300-$600 p/sem.

10 Pepperdine $36,650 Stanford $36,360 UCLA $29,682 Harvard $35,568 Notre Dame $53,240

11 College-based Scholarships -Merit Scholarships -Departmental Awards -Athletic Scholarships Private Scholarships -Corporations -Professional Assoc. -Clubs/Groups in community -Parent Affiliations -Minority Organizations

12 Valid at ASU, NAU, and U of A Valid for only one year following graduation from high school Renewable for four years based upon university- determined criteria

13 Part 1 (Course Competency) Students must complete all 16 Core Competency Courses by graduation with a B* or better or receive an acceptable score on the Advance Placement (AP) test for that subject area AND Part 2 (GPA/Class Rank) Students must meet at least ONE of the following academic requirements: Option 1 - GPA: A CORE GPA of 3.50 IN THE 16 CORE COMPETENCY COURSES on an un-weighted 4.00 scale. Option 2 - Class Rank: Student is in the top 5% of high school graduating class upon graduation. AND

14 Part 3 (AIMS Exams) Students must meet the following assessment options: Option 1: EXCEED Standards on all 3 of the AIMS Exams (Reading, Writing, and Math) by the end of junior year. Option 2: EXCEED Standards on 2 of the AIMS HS Exams (Reading, Writing, and Math) and MEET Standards on one of the AIMS HS Exams by the end of their junior year. Additionally, student would need to receive a minimum score of 3 on any two Advanced Placement tests. ***For the high school graduating class of 2013 and beyond AND Part 4 (SAT1/ACT) Students must meet at least one of the following admissions test options and submit scores to the university they apply to Option 1: At least a 28 on the ACT test Option 2: At least a 1300 on the SAT1 test (critical reading & math, excluding essay)

15 Yes. More than one scholarship can be awarded to a student. The only exception would be if the donor specifically says not to award if the student is receiving any other scholarship.

16 Personal Statement Letters of recommendation (2 minimum) Academic Transcript Resume Activity List SAT/ACT scores “Student Aid Report” from FAFSA

17 ASU Obama Scholar Program –You must demonstrate a total annual family income of $60,000 or less on the FAFSA. U of A Assurance Program - You must demonstrate a total annual family income of $42,400 or less on the FAFSA.


19 Priority filing date mid-Feb.  FAFSA application on the web

20 Freshman (English Class)-Interest Inventory, interpret/evaluate results, create 4 year plan Sophomore (Life Science Class)-Skills Inventory, interpret/evaluate results, update 4 year plan Juniors (Social Studies Class)-Values Inventory, interpret/evaluate results, update 4 year plan Seniors (English Class)-Review postsecondary education goals, options, and admission requirements which are aligned to students career goal. Explore financial assistance options.

21 NPLB (No Parent Left Behind) UNIVERSITY WORKSHOPS Visit us online at: to view the most up-to-date workshop schedule. Click on “PARENT WORKSHOPS” under the PARENTS tab.

22 Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Location: McClintock High School POD A in Main Auditorium Presenter: Mary Niemczyk, Ph.D. Learning Strategist & the 2012 Summer Bridge Coordinators Refreshments served at 6:00 p.m. “Improve Your Learning & Classroom Performance: Strategies for Success”

23 Date: Saturday, September 22, 2012 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Location: Marcos de Niza High School Main Cafeteria & Auditorium Presenter(s): Natalie Ehmka, Therese Schmisseur, ASU Access & Reps from MCCCD, ASU, U of A, NAU and other outreach programs “MAPS: Mapping A Plan for Success-College Prep Workshops”

24 Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Location: Desert Vista High School Main Auditorium Presenter: Randy Stoltz, President of Campus Advisers & College Financial Planner Refreshments served at 6:00 p.m. “The Art & Science of Paying for College #1”

25 Methods of pre-registration include: Online registration is available the month the workshop will occur. Online: Phone or email registration is available anytime throughout the school year. Phone: (480) 838-3200 x40074 Email: Thank you!

26 Dual Enrollment: To meet “core” requirements & electives $243 per semester ($76 per credit hour plus $15 registration fee per semester) The grade is the same as the HS grade Transfers in-state and other public institutions and many private schools; not accepted by some selective private schools. Advanced Placement: To meet “core” requirements & some electives $87 per exam Based on a single, national exam administered in May; class grade has nothing to do with exam score Transfers to most institutions, public and private.

27 Nora Talavera ( 838-3200 ext. 40063 Registration paperwork and payment is due Friday, August 24 th to the student’s teacher or Guidance Department. Registration paperwork for Human Anatomy and Physiology will be handed out in class.

28 To find out more information on the presentation and other important items, please refer to our website: and/or contact your student’s guidance counselor. If a student wants to take a class (other than the 6 classes at Marcos) they MUST see their counselor to receive prior approval and get a parent signature on the Alternative Credit Form. If you don’t have internet access or the ability to print you can pick up a Parent Newsletter at the end of this presentation.

29 Thank you for coming! GO PADRES!!!!

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