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What is a Four Year College/University in SC SHS School Counseling Department
B.A., B.S., B.Psy., B.D., B.B.A., B.Tech., ……. is an educational institution where you can complete an undergraduate studies program in order to get a Bachelor’s degree.
So, how to get to a four year college This way to a ….Four year college
According to U.S. News Benefits of Attending College A major—and prominent— benefit of attending college is increased employment prospects. you're more likely to find employment if you go to college. That's a benefit. But increased earnings should be viewed in context. A college degree doesn't guarantee high earnings.
Engineering Top paying highest paying degreesEngineering Lifetime earnings: $3.62 million Number employed with major: 2.80 million Median annual earnings: $91,611 Largest profession: Managers
Computers, Mathematics and Statistics 2.) Mathematics, computers 2. Computers, Mathematics and Statistics Lifetime earnings: $3.24 million Number employed with major: 1.55 million Median annual earnings: $80,180 Largest profession: Software developers Steve Jobs - Apple
Physical and Related Sciences Lifetime earnings: $3.17 million Number employed with major: 1.08 million Median annual earnings: $80,037 Largest profession: Physicians and surgeons
Grades, Test Scores, Extracurricular Activities, and Planning ahead
GRADES FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!!! Grades are extremely important
SC UGP GPA= 3.016 SC UGP GPA4.0=2.483
Four year college additional requirements 1.) Three Laboratory sciences 2.) At least two foreign Languages 3.) A fine arts credit 4.) Acceptable ACT/SAT scores
You must, at least, have a 3.0 or higher to qualify for these scholarships Palmetto Fellows=6,700-7,500 annual and 500 book stipend Life Scholarship= 5,000 and 300 dollar book stipend annual Hope Scholarship= 2,800 only one year and only for four year colleges
Extracurricular activities Volunteer serviceUpdate info Make sure to update awards Volunteer hours And, extracurricular activities
Websites of interest www.che.sc.gov – has the most up to date information on Life, Palmetto, Hope and enhancements for Math/Science majors. www.che.sc.gov www.sccango.org – Links to all state colleges and universities, college planning information www.sccango.org www.eligibilitycenter.org/ - application for athletic eligibility, NCAA information/requirements www.eligibilitycenter.org/ @SHSGuidance – Twitter account for SHS Guidance http://dorchester.shs.schoolfusion.us – Check for senior dates and scholarship updates http://dorchester.shs.schoolfusion.us www.actstudent.org- Information regarding the ACT, PLAN, and COMPASS www.actstudent.org- www.Collegeboard.org – Information regarding the SAT and PSAT www.Collegeboard.org