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1 Welcome all Parents & Students to Naviance Night!

2 Catherine Salley Counselor for Juniors & Seniors Last Names L - Z College Information Lisa Gastaldi Director of Guidance & College Counseling Counselor for Juniors & Seniors Last Names A - K College Applications and E-Docs Julie Staten Counselor for 9 th & 10 th Grades Last Names L – Z About Me/My Planner & Guidance Website Nancy Kundinger Counselor for 9 th & 10 th Grades Last Names A – K Career Exploration BE’s Guidance Department Explains Naviance

3 What is Naviance? A college and career planning tool to optimize student success which connects academic achievement to post-secondary goals… College Planning: College Search, Application Process, College Major Search/Exploration, Scholarship/Financial Aid Resources Applying to College: Sending Transcripts and Teacher Recommendations to College Career Planning: Interest Inventory, “Do What You Are” Personality Inventory, Cluster Finder Inventory, Resume Building Success Planning: Personalized Goals and Tasks, Journal Entries, Student Planner

4 Go to BE’s Guidance Website. Click on this link to get to the Naviance Family Connection Login Page

5 Login using the student’s Netclassroom username & password The Password is “case sensitive” so CAPITALIZATION is important!


7 The “Colleges” tab will allow students to explore colleges through various links

8 The ‘Colleges’ tab has 2 main subfolders: 1) My Colleges 2) College Research First, we will focus on the ‘College Research’ section…

9 The ‘College Research’ subfolder has 9 different sections students can explore

10 SuperMatch College Search Tool

11 The ‘College Compare’ section allows students to compare various colleges admissions stats in one central location

12 The ‘college lookup’ tab allows students to search for colleges by name or by state (Once a college is looked up, it will compare the student’s GPA/test scores to the colleges admissions averages)

13 College look-up / “How you compare”

14 Scattergram example (4.0 GPA / 1150 SAT / 25 ACT) The Circle is where I am in the Graph

15 Under the “My Colleges” Tab. “Colleges I’m thinking about” = Underclassmen should fill out. “Colleges I’m applying to” = Seniors fill out “Colleges I’m thinking about”“Colleges I’m applying to”



18 Naviance and College Applications 1.Naviance is a “holding tank” of transcripts, recommendation letters, school profile, Counselor evaluation forms. 2.Naviance keeps track of when a college receives transcripts/letters/etc.

19 Student Responsibilities Input Colleges into list Make note of deadlines, requirements (Letters of recommendation?) Ask teachers to write letters Not all schools want letters of recommendation (not required) Have SAT/ACT scores sent to the colleges (use the four free ones given when you sign up for the test!) Follow up with process

20 Colleges I am applying to:

21 What the student sees

22 What the Counselor Sees #1

23 Current Status of the Class of 2015!

24 What you can do to help your student NOW? Check out college applications Figure out what schools takes the Common Application ( Visit, Visit, Visit Talk to your student about your expectations, listen to their dreams. My philosophy……


26 “About Me” Build your Resume Profile Goals

27 Resume

28 Online Planner

29 BE’s Guidance Website

30 Guidance Tabs… Newsletters Senior Class Announcements Scholarships All Grades Scholarships Community Service & Internship Information College Representative Visits Naviance Family Connection Links NCAA Eligibility Center Study Skills 9 th Grade College Planning Timeline 10 th Grade College Planning Timeline 11 th Grade College Planning Timeline 12 th Grade College Planning Timeline Jobs Victim Assistance Coordinator Guidance Powerpoint Presentations SAT & ACT Preparation Summer Opportunities will be added soon…

31 Scholarships

32 Important Dates October 10 th 2014Deadline for Level Changes & End of 1 st Quarter October 15 th 2014PSAT, ASPIRE, & Senior Retreat October 16 th 20141 st Quarter Report Cards will be available on NetClassroom (they will NOT be mailed home) October 20 th 2014Parent/Teacher Conference (1-4pm) November 19 th 2014Financial Aid Night@ 6:30pm December 15 th 2014Semester Exams Begin December 19 th 2014Last Day of School for 1 st Semester January 8 th 20141 st Semester Report Cards Mailed Home January 21 st 2015Freshmen/Sophomore Night @ 6:30pm February 4 th 2015Junior Night @ 6:30pm

33 Test DateRegistration Deadline October 11 th Register Late Online November 8 th October 9 th December 6 th November 6 th January 24 th December 29 th March 14 th February 13 th May 2 nd April 6 th June 6 th May 8 th Test Dates for Juniors & Seniors

34 Test DateRegistration Deadline October 25 th October 3 rd (late fee required) December 13 th November 7 th February 7 th January 9 th April 18 th March 13 th June 13 th May 8 th Test Dates for Juniors & Seniors


36 The “Careers” tab will allow the student to explore careers and learn about their interests and personalities.


















54 m/family-connection/careers/

55 QUESTIONS? This Power Point will be posted on the Guidance Website tomorrow, under the Naviance Tab for you to download. Thank you for coming!

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