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Class of 2015 Preparing for Graduation, College, & Beyond
Know Your Counselor Last NameCounselor A - FiAmanda Reilly Fl - NSteve Perez O - ZNicole Morasca
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Harbor High School SUBJECT Credits9th10th11th12th ENGLISH4010 SOCIAL SCIENCE3010 MATH2010 SCIENCE2010 PHYSICAL ED2010 HEALTH55 VISUAL PERFORMING ART10 World Language/Fine Art/Applied Art 10 APPLIED ART (E-Literacy)55 ELECTIVES70 TOTAL 230
What path will you take after high school & how does it relate to your interests? Interests Career Options Education Required Apprenticeship Programs & Trade Schools 2-Year Colleges 4-year Universities Direct Employment http://www.cacareerzone.org/ip/l To assess yourself, go to… Military
University Admission Criteria: “a-g” courses (with a grade of “C” or better) a.Social Science (2 years) b.English (4 years) c.Math (3 years, 4 recommended min. Alg 2) d.Lab Science (2 years, 3 + recommended) e.Foreign Language (2 years, 3+ recommended) f.Visual & Performing Art (1 year) g.College Prep Elective (1 year) Admission tests (SAT & ACT)
University Admission Tests CSU: SAT Reasoning or ACT UC: SAT Reasoning or ACT Plus Writing Upcoming Test Dates: SAT Oct 11 (late reg only), Nov 8, Dec 6 ACT Oct 25, Dec 13
Calculating Your GPA for your Online Application Grade 10Grade 11Fall Semester CourseGradePointsCourseGradePoints English 2A4Eng 3 Honors*A5* World HistoryB3AP US HistoryB4* GeometryC+2Algebra 2C-2 Biology B-3ChemistryC2 Spanish 2A4Spanish 3A4 PEA-ROP PhotographyB3 1620 Spring Semester CourseGradePointsCourseGradePoints English 2A4Eng 3 Honors*A5* World HistoryB-3AP US HistoryB4* GeometryC2Algebra 2C+2 Biology A4ChemistryB-3 Spanish 2B+3Spanish 3A4 PEA-ROP PhotographyB3 1621 Total Grade Points = 73 Number of Courses = 22GPA = TGP/NC = 3.32
Choosing a University By location, climate, geographical area By campus size, town size By major or program Commuting vs. living on campus Reach, Target & Safety schools Cost of college UC (avg)CSU (Chico)Cabrillo Tuition/fees $13,200$ 7,002 $ 1,246 Books/Supplies $ 1,500$ 1,746 $ 1,746 Room/board $13,800$11,208 *$ 4,599 Personal/Health & Transportation $ 3,900$ 2,458 $ 4,266 _____________________________________________ $32,400$22,414$11,857 * Student living with parents
UC and CSU Campuses UC System (9)CSU System (23) Berkeley (4.18) Bakersfield (2.98) Maritime (NR) Davis (4.07) Cal Poly Pomona (3.41) Monterey Bay (3.19) Irvine (4.03) Cal Poly SLO (3.87) Northridge (3.09) Los Angeles (4.15) Channel Islands (3.19) Sacramento (3.20) Merced (3.59) Chico (3.34) San Bernardino (3.21) Riverside (3.72) Dominguez Hills (3.23) San Diego (3.62) San Diego (4.11) East Bay (3.10) San Francisco (3.12) Santa Barbara (4.01) Fresno (3.33) San Jose (3.28) Santa Cruz (3.78) Fullerton (3.39) San Marcos (3.35) Humboldt (3.20) Sonoma (3.17) Long Beach (3.44) Stanislaus (3.2) Los Angeles (3.14) (High School GPA Averages for Freshman Admission, Fall 2013) NR – Not Reported
Online Application Filing Periods CSUOctober 1 st – November 30 th www.csumentor.edu UCNovember 1 st – November 30 th http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/undergrad_adm/apply_to_uc.html Note: This year, students can start working on their UC applications August 1 st, 2014 Private Universities using the Common Application go to… www.commonapp.orgwww.commonapp.org Other private universities, go to university website for application filing information.
College Application Assistance Counselors will visit Gov/Econ class during November to help seniors apply to universities. We will also have the Career Center available to students to work on applications during the month of November. We are here to help! Feel free to call us with questions.
Is Cabrillo College a good option for me? Great programs i.e Honors, Puente Financial reasons Not ready to leave home Unsure of major/career interests Transfer agreements, greater options Cabrillo Registration and Application Process starts in March
Apprenticeship Opportunities http://www.dir.ca.gov/databases/das/aigstart.asp An apprentice is an employee who receives an hourly wage and other benefits while learning a craft/trade. The vast majority of training occurs on-the-job, and is supplemented by classroom instruction. The apprentice works side-by-side with an experienced craftsperson or "journeyperson."
Vocational Schools Check out the RWM vocational schools database at…http://www.rwm.org/rwm/ RWM provides a database of Private Postsecondary Vocational Schools in all 50 states. It is organized first by State, then by Training Occupation.State
Scholarships Deadlines for most local scholarships are in the spring. Complete Scholarship Profile and check HHS website State & national scholarships: www.fastweb.com www.scholarships.com www.HighFiveScholarships.com FAFSA DREAM ACT Good Tidings Foundation – Community Service Scholarship http://www.goodtidings.org/index.php?id=23 Due date: Postmarked by November 10th, 2014
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