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Welcome Seniors of 2013! Career Center Merit/ABOR Guidance Department Graduation AZ Scholars SAT v. ACT ASU v. U of A v. NAU MCCD NCAA Final Transcripts
Career Center Scholarships FAFSA AZCIS- Kuder Career/College Search Monthly Career Center Bulletin
Scholarships Non-Merit-Based (you apply for) Merit- Based on GPA, ranking and test scores- apply at all 3 in-state univ (automatically included in your application). www.fastweb.com or www.zinch.com -- know your SSN- these are search engines for various scholarships you may apply for and check Basha Bears website under Career Center for additional scholarship search engines and listings. www.fastweb.comwww.zinch.com
AZ High School Relations Council College Fair September 5, 2012 Chandler Center for the Arts- Chandler Blvd and AZ Ave 6:00 PM-8:00 PM ASU, U of A, NAU, Embry Riddle, Central AZ, Chandler Gilbert, Eastern AZ, Fort Lewis, Gateway, Mesa, Rio, Scottsdale, Univ of New Mexico, and Southwestern Christian College.
Greater Phoenix National College Fair Sunday October 14, 2012 11:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Phoenix Convention Center West Building, Halls 1 and 2 http://www.nacac.com\video\NCF_Video.wmv NACAC 2012 College Fair- friend this on Facebook for more information! Meet one-on-one with college reps!
Flinn Foundation www.flinnscholars.org US citizen, and AZ resident 2 years prior Graduate from NCA accredited high school before July 2013 1300 cumulative reading and math of SAT or 29 on ACT 3.5 unweighted GPA Top 5% in class Extracurricular involvement and leadership Tentative deadline October 21 along with official transcript Questions: email@example.com
16 Core Courses 4 credits of English. 4 credits of math or through 4 th year- one above Algebra II level. 3 credits of lab science (Ag Science 1 and 2 together equates to 1 lab science credit and 1 elective credit. Hon Science Research is not a lab science). 2 credits of social studies. 1 credit of fine art- art, music, drama or dance. 2 credits of the same foreign language- or through level 2 of any foreign language.
AIMS High Tuition Waiver Valid for 25% tuition at ASU, NAU or U of A for the freshman year. Student must apply at either ASU, NAU or U of A and be accepted in order to receive tuition waiver. Tuition waiver renewable upon university requirements. If considering retaking a course for grade improvement see your counselor.
AIMS High Tuition Waiver GPA and Grade Requirement Un-weighted GPA of 3.5 for core classes. Only As and Bs, no Cs in the core courses. A C in a weighted course does not convert to a B. ACT 28 or higher or SAT read/math 1300 You may retake courses for grade improvement. You dont have to repeat an AP or honors, you can take grade level to make the requirement but that is not grade replacement. Subject to change
AIMS Scores for Waiver Must exceed on Writing, Reading and Math in order to be eligible for the AIMS High Tuition Waiver. May exceed on any two AIMS tests and meet on the third plus score at least a 3 on any 2 AP exams in order to be eligible for the AIMS High Tuition Waiver. You may not re-test to exceed your senior year.
AZ Dept of Ed www.ade.state.az.us/asd/tui tionwaiver/parents- students.asp www.ade.state.az.us/asd/tui tionwaiver/parents- students.asp *The university may choose not to award a scholarship to any student who receives other scholarship assistance intended to cover the cost of tuition.
Good to Know If you are planning on going out of state please apply to either ASU, NAU or U of A as a back up. Going on a mission? Work with the Career Center for a deferment. Apply for housing in September of senior year! Fill out transcript request at BHS not online- that is only for archived students!
FAFSA www.fafsa.ed.gov FAFSA on the Web applications must be submitted by midnight Central Daylight time, June 30, 2013. Apply for your pin now and parents also need to apply for a pin!! Financial Aid Night- 6 PM Jan 16 BHS Auditorium. Financial Aid- Based on need determined by FAFSA Grant- Based on need determined by FAFSA Begin FAFSA process Jan. 1, 2013 Some colleges may seek the CSS Profile also. Check with individual college for application. College Goal Sunday- 2 nd Sunday in Feb- let financial advisor pre-fill out worksheet
AZCIS http://azcis.intocareers.org username: bashahs password: 4azcis02 Free, easy, user friendly! Research tuition, admission requirements, careers and more!
Graduation Honors NHS- 3.8 weighted GPA, attend meetings Honors- Member of NHS High Honors- 3.5 weighted GPA at end of 7 th semester, 6.0 credits of honors classes- one during the senior year Distinguished Scholar-3.8 weighted GPA at end of 7 th semester, NHS member, 6.0 credits of honors classes- one during the senior year and 24 total credits
AZ Academic Scholar 18 Core Courses 4 Eng; 4 math, 3 science (physics preferred); 3 social studies; 2 foreign language- must be earned during high school years; 2 years CTE or fine arts C or better in each core course Seal on diploma www.azacademicscholars.org
ACT v. SAT www.act.org Scores from 1-36 22 needed for in-state universities 3 hour exam measures English (grammar and punctuation), Reading, Math-trig, Science Reasoning Achievement No penalty for wrong answers www.collegeboard.com 3.5 hour exam measures verbal,writing skills (vocab) and math reasoning- no trig Aptitude ¼ pt. penalty for wrong answers BHS code 030037
ASU v. U of A v. NAU Feb. 1 priority deadline Feb. 14 priority deadline March 1 priority deadline SAT 1040 read, math ACT 22 SAT 1040 read, math ACT 22 3.0 un- weighted core GPA or top 25% ranking Rank top 25% 16 core competencies/ AZ Resident 3.0 un- weighted core GPA or top 25% ranking
Maricopa Community Colleges Begin the process in January! Top 15% may apply for the Presidential Scholarship. Certain ASSET or Accuplacer score may also qualify for this. Visit the Career Center for application. Matriculation Agreement between MCCD and ABOR. College Fair at Perry High Sept. 5 6:00 PM! The Greater Phoenix National College Fair on Sunday October 2nd at the Phoenix Civic Plaza. Central AZ College top 30% in 7 th semester tuition waiver
NCAA and NAIA www.web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common for NCAA and www. playnaia.org for NAIA www.web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common Register on-line end of junior year for both. Send official transcripts end of junior year to NCAA. After senior year send official transcripts to NCAA and NAIA. Explain all official visits. More questions see Mr. Barber in Guidance. Have SAT/ACT scores sent directly to NCAA and NAIA. NCAA code 9999 and NAIA code 9876 If considering retaking a course for grade improvement see your counselor.
WUE v. WICHE WUE Western Undergraduate Exchange 150% of resident tuition for undergraduate programs at participating western colleges and universities WICHE Graduate Program 150% of resident tuition for graduate programs at participating western colleges and universities
Barretts and U of A Honors College ASU: Admission to the Honors/Competitive Admission Colleges (Journalism, Engineering, Business, Barrett, etc.) requires a separate application but no additional fee. Students are encouraged to apply before the first deadline. U of A: Last year's Honors College student "at a glance" was: 3.85 unweighted GPA; 1330 SAT math and reading; 30 ACT; 9-12 honors classes taken in high school Apply early because the only way to be accepted is to have a net ID and password
ECAP Grad requirement 2013 You are required to fill out the ECAP 4 yr plan in order to be eligible for graduation Log in to www.cusd.kuder.comwww.cusd.kuder.com Your username is 1st initials of your first and last name and your BHS ID#. For example: Janeen Scaringelli would be: JS01222 01222 Kuder code N3496429RXG
ECAP RESUME Click on the Plan for Work tab Create resume Please take about 5 minutes to create a quick resume Print out and attach to ECAP sheet Note Resume builder for a more detailed resume on your own