Ms. Howell – firstname.lastname@example.org Availability: ◦ Lunch Periods ◦ After School ◦ By Appointment Location: – College and Career Resource Center – Room 238 Assists with: ◦ College Apps, Scholarships, Resume, Interviews, FAFSA Completion, Career Pathways, Summer Programs, Personal Statements, etc.
Ms. Baker ◦ email@example.com ◦ 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 408, 409 Ms. Jellissen ◦ firstname.lastname@example.org ◦ 410, 411, 412, 414, 415, 416, 417 Location: Room 112 Availability: ◦ During lunch periods or by appointment Assist with: o Graduation requirements, Social/Emotional concerns, Academic support, etc.
Allow students and parents to know expectations for the year Must be signed by student and parent/guardian and turned in by September 30th Failure to turn in on timd and/or meet all required fields on contracts=NO senior activities (prom, graduation, etc.) PAW Reports
Child will take ACT to qualify for scholarships and colleges Attend college visits & college fairs with your child Talk to your child about their college choices & preferences Junior year last year on transcripts for applying Make a payment plan
Assist child with college application process ◦ Goal: 6 applications by winter break ◦ Pay attention to deadlines! File taxes as early as possible to assist child with FAFSA in January Discuss acceptance and award letters with child Attend all Parent Informational Sessions
Fall ◦ Stay on track with classes & grades ◦ Evaluate education options ◦ Make a college list ◦ Prepare for PSAE (including ACT) ◦ Sign up for Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Spring ◦ Stay involved with extracurricular ◦ Organize college information/narrow list ◦ Apply to scholarships ◦ Take ACT ◦ Visit college campuses
September – November ◦ College applications ◦ Visit college campuses ◦ Sign up for Dual Enrollment (if eligible) December ◦ Learn about FAFSA – attend Parent FAFSA Workshops January-February ◦ Complete FAFSA March – April ◦ Review award letters from colleges May ◦ Decision Day! June ◦ Finalize student loans (if applicable) All Year ◦ SCHOLARSHIPS! ◦ Pass all of your classes
Take a college credit course at CCC for free After school, on Saturdays, or over the summer Locations: Truman, Wright, Daley, Malcolm X, Olive Harvey, Kennedy-King Requirements: 2.5 GPA, 90% Attendance and passing COMPASS or ACT scores (19 Reading / 21 Math) Spring term: January 14 th – May 11 th See Ms. Sutton in the main office for details! Email: email@example.com, Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Download College Checklist from LV website for EACH college/university 2. Online applications on websites of colleges/universities 3. Once application is COMPLETED, student goes to room 112 to request transcripts and fee waiver (if applicable) 4. MUST BRING PROOF OF COMPLETED APPLICATION TO REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS 5. Submit counselor recommendation forms in room 112 to counseling assistants when requesting transcripts (if applicable) 6. Will return completed forms AND transcripts to you within two weeks of request 7. Should mail ALL necessary items TOGETHER
Used for applying to more than one school with a single application Website: www.commonapp.org Must still visit room 112 to fill out transcript request form before counselors will complete recommendations Send counselor portion to the following email: email@example.com@gmail.com Use the name Erin Howell for counselor name Phone Number: 773-534-5440 (Lake View number)
1 st major adult decision Impacts future career options Big investment
Size Fuel Economy Brand Cost Entertainment Safety options o Size o Reputation of program o Tuition and other costs o Financial Aid o Campus Life o Course Offerings
Look on the school’s admissions page for visit opportunities. ◦ Open houses ◦ Individual visits ◦ Admitted Student days ◦ Overnight Visits
Sticker price ≠ actual price College/institutional aid State and federal aid
chooseyourfuture.org Help search for scholarships Businesses, Local Organizations, School Counselor Online Search Engines – cappex.com Create a system to keep track of deadlines Watch out for scams!
LVHS College and Career Resource Center Scholarships, events, special programs, guest speakers, useful tips, informational videos, etc. Parents can ‘like’ the page, too!
Erin Howell College and Career Coach firstname.lastname@example.org Carmen Baker Maria Jellissen Counselor Divisions 401-409 Divisions 410-419 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org