Presentation on theme: "Class of 2017. 11th grade is the last year completed before the college application process begins Academics and transcript Standardized scores for PSAT,"— Presentation transcript:
11th grade is the last year completed before the college application process begins Academics and transcript Standardized scores for PSAT, SAT and ACT College searches and visits Athletic contacts and NCAA Clearinghouse Graduation requirements!!!
Successfully complete 28 credits (core courses and electives) Proficiency in Keystones
Algebra 1, Literature, Biology Graduation requirement Performance level will be included on transcript Student must reach proficiency (1500) Best score is combination of highest module 1 and module 2 scores Students test at end of course, may retest If not proficient… Supplementary instruction/remediation required before retesting
http://www.pdesas.org/module/assessment/pages/ab out/ http://www.pdesas.org/module/assessment/pages/ab out/ Two modules- one for each Based on standards but application level Testing environment Work with tutor, test tasks, reviewed, submitted Can still take Keystone Time?
End of course Remediation with retest (best score) Scheduled when students are in tested subject class Block 5- increase to three days a week Biology- test 1 st semester, CDT used for placement 2 nd semester PBA- IEP,* CIT*, after 2 times retesting Block 5 every day (bubble) Scheduled quarter/semester class Must be completed by January of senior year
Types of colleges Community College- NCC https://www.northampton.edu/about- ncc.htmhttps://www.northampton.edu/about- ncc.htm County based Open admission $1,995 flat rate State University (Public)- 14 http://www.passhe.edu/answers/Pages/why.aspx http://www.passhe.edu/answers/Pages/why.aspx State System of Higher Education Affordability, Accessibility baccalaureate programs $18,836 tuition & room and board Private College http://www.collegedata.com/cs/data/college/college_pg02_tmpl.jhtml ?schoolId=254 http://www.collegedata.com/cs/data/college/college_pg02_tmpl.jhtml ?schoolId=254 Competitive admissions Competitive Financial Aid Ranking
Determine type of college Determine major/ area of interest Determine cost Determine location College match programs
http://www.collegedata.com/cs/main/main_choose_t mpl.jhtml http://www.collegedata.com/cs/main/main_choose_t mpl.jhtml High School Program Required Courses Rigor of secondary school record GPA Standardized tests Class rank
Rigorous curriculum means taking the highest level of classes available : Advanced Placement and Honors Check requirements for major or admission to program: Calculus, Language, Art Look at courses that will be taken during 1 st year- take courses in HS to prepare!
https://www.collegeboard.org/ Advanced Placement Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics Biology, Chemistry* US History, European History, US Government, Psychology Language and Composition, Literature French, Spanish, German* Class is at level of a first year college course- rigorous Students may take test at end of course (May) for a fee Scores are 1-5 Awards AP Scholar: Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams AP Scholar with Honor: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams AP Scholar with Distinction: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams Colleges look at for admissions and most accept as credit to place out of similar college course (save money or take more classes)- check with college
PSAT 10 th grade- AP Potential: identifies students who are projected to be successful in AP classes 11 th grade- NMSQT: National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test Now offered to all 10 th grade students, 11 th grade optional for fee, but offered in school
Naviance –www.bangorslaters.com go to guidance site use link for Naviance.www.bangorslaters.com Dynamic web-based program that allows counselor, student, parent and college to share info/data Naviance Exploration – Begin with About Me Tab Personality Type (Do What You Are) Career Interest Profiler, Career Exploration Junior Action Plan on Naviance home screen Upcoming College Rep Visits listed on Naviance
REDESIGNED PSAT & SAT PSAT=Preliminary SAT – Practice for the SAT Wednesday, October 14, 2015 in school. SAT Redesign launches in March 2016 Suggest Juniors take current SAT and redesigned SAT Khan Academy free SAT practice and Naviance Prep Me ACT - www.act.orgwww.act.org NCAA –http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future– BHS approved courses and minimum gpa in core courses D1,D2http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future
Employment! www.JobGateway.pa.gov Former HS diploma for entrance to workforce is now at an Associates Degree- technology needed! There are many pathways to employment and many types of jobs that students do not know or consider Know what is high demand and prepare for future to gain employment Start discussions with your child regarding finances, money, budget, and saving!
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