Presentation on theme: "10 th Grade PEP PS & Financial Planning. Overview 1.Complete college search on Naviance 2.Introduce college entrance requirements 3.Introduce financial."— Presentation transcript:
Overview 1.Complete college search on Naviance 2.Introduce college entrance requirements 3.Introduce financial aid resources and requirements (DSF)
Which college is right for you? Play YouTube clip: (stop clip at 1:05 min – 1:20 min) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8CFuruP08s
Naviance Exploring Postsecondary Options Open a new tab and log-in to Naviance using the following Username and Password Student ID # mmddyy Click, “Log In”
Explore Postsecondary Options 1 Scroll down to find this list… Select a few colleges to see how you compare
Explore Postsecondary Options 2 If students finish their search early, they may go back and try other college search tools, such as college search, SuperMatch, or college compare To keep on pace, allow 10 min total for college exploration. Students may go back and continue at a later time.
Open Enrollment Admissions As you can see, no matter what your grades or test scores, there are many colleges out there with “open enrollment” policies that are willing to accept you. However, if your skills and test scores are not deemed “college ready” in various subjects, then you will end up paying college tuition, but not really taking college-level courses and you will NOT receive college credit or financial aid for any of these “remedial courses.” o College ready scores: ACT = 19 Math, 18 English, 17 Reading Accuplacer = 85 Elem. Algebra, 95 Sentence Skills, 80 Reading Do everything you can now, while still in HS, to increase your math, reading, and English skills to prepare for college and work.
Selective College Admissions Brainstorm: What factors are considered in the admissions process at a selective or moderately selective school? o Grades, challenging course selection, test scores (ACT,SAT), extra- curricular activities and leadership, letters of recommendation, essay Divide up into groups or “admissions teams” o Distribute Applicant Summary & Review Sheets o Distribute CCHE Index Chart Directions: Read through each student’s summary and complete the Applicant Review Sheet. Select the top 2 students your team wants to admit into Eagle University (10 min) Discuss similarities and differences between team’s choices and what factors they considered most important in making their selections
College options while in HS Vocab Quiz: http://www.superteachertools.com/speedmatch/online3/ga me1359582938/ DPS will pay for your college classes, up to the local community college tuition rate, but only if you… Pass the class Take advantage of these college options while still in high school So how much does college really cost?
The Price is Right Teacher Directions: Select 5 volunteers to sit facing the class at the front of the room. Instruct them to guess the “sticker price” of tuition and fees for the 3 college types. Provide handout for students to record and reveal their answers. The class may try to help by shouting out what they think is the right answer. For fun, you will also reveal (and may have students guess) the price of books & supplies and room & board for each institution type. Reveal the Cost of Attendance and what it means o Discuss how all these costs are included in the cost of attendance and financial aid awards and the ways around them, such as living at home, being an RA, or buying used books online.
The Price is Right Cost of college 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
But remember... These are merely starting or “sticker” prices. Financial aid can help you cover the costs, if you apply for it. $20,600 $8,240
Where is the Financial Aid? Government: Grants Work Study Loans Colleges, private companies/donors, or foundations like DSF: Scholarships – 3 Types 1) Merit-based: TALENT 2) Need-based: FINANCIAL NEED 3) Lottery- everyone has an equal chance
FAFSA & DSF Completing the FAFSA will determine your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Cost of Attendance Expected Family Contribution Financial Need This information is used by the government and colleges to determine your financial aid award package (e.g. grants, loans, scholarships, work study, etc.) It is also used by DSF and other need-based scholarships to determine eligibility and amount awarded
Intro to DSF Future Centers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJl0SSzJPps You can earn between $1,600 and $3,400 annually from DSF if you… o complete the FAFSA (or deferred action) and demonstrate financial need o have a 2.0 cumulative GPA o apply for the DSF scholarship o apply for at least 3 additional scholarships o enroll in a Colorado school Total DSF Awards: o DSF has awarded $15.6 million in scholarships to 3,250 DPS graduates. 81% have completed their degree or remain in college. Total Scholarships Received: o Counselors and DSF Advisors have helped DPS graduates secure $149 million in additional college scholarships beyond those provided by DSF. Go to www.denverscholarship.org to search their scholarship directorywww.denverscholarship.org
Financial Aid Quiz http://www.superteachertools.com/speedmatch/o nline3/game1367857175/ http://www.superteachertools.com/speedmatch/o nline3/game1367857175/