Graduation Requirements Course Credits English4 Mathematics3 Science3 Social Studies4 HVPA1 Foreign Language2 Technology1 Health.5 PE.5 Electives 5 Total Credits24 Male High Curriculum Total w/ Sr Aide 23 Jefferson County 22
Transcript Review Check to see that all courses are reporting Look for summer school grades Write in any corrections Notice the GPA
NCAA Clearinghouse 16 Core Credits 4 years of English 3 years of math Alg 1 or higher 2 yrs Physical/Natural Science 2 years Social Science 1 additional math, english, or natural/physical science 4 years of any above or Foreign Language
Have you?????? Taken the ACT or SAT and reported scores to Clearinghouse Register online at www.ncaaclearinghouse.net www.ncaaclearinghouse.net Fee is 50.00 Applied at the end of junior year counselor sends transcript
Commonwealth Diploma – Required AP coursework for Commonwealth Diploma: 1 AP English credit An AP Math or AP Science Credit A 4th year AP Foreign Language 1 Elective credit in any area listed above or from Art History, US History, Government, Psychology, or Studio Art.
College Process How do I get a transcript? Complete form Leave in counselor mailbox Returned through 1 st period
SENIOR TRANSCRIPT/APPLICATION REQUEST YOU MUST PROVIDE AT LEAST TWO WEEKS NOTICE WHEN MAKING A REQUEST Student Name: __________________________________________________ ______ First Period Teacher: __________________________________________________ Transcript/Application is due by: _________________________________________ University/College: _____________________________________________ Student Signature: __________________________________ Date: __________ Completed request will be returned to you by your first period teacher
Asking for a rec….. Complete rec form and return to Ms Sullivan by September 12 Keep a copy to give to teachers as needed Ask people who know you well and can speak about your talents Give at least 2 weeks notice!!!!!!!!!!
Be as detailed as possibe! Ex: Play Soccer How long? What position? How do you contribute to the team? Awards– Science Department Award When? What class in science? How can that be related to the college of choice?
Picking a College Visit the campuson GOLD days College FairOctober 12 School VisitsCollege Sign Ups Here Pay attention to deadlines: Early Action –Vs- Early Decision
How to Pay for College Fair September 16 Atherton High School 5:30-7:30
Scholarships University Do I need a separate application? Note deadlinesusually Feb/March Newsletters monthly offerings-check college room Male High Scholarships- applications due in February Search Fastweb.com
Financial Aid Financial Aid www.fafsa.ed.govwww.fafsa.ed.gov Applications open January 1, 2009 Deadline to apply February 15, 2009 Attend College Goal Sunday--Feb Financial Aid meeting-November
Miscellaneous Notes WODweek of September 15 Academic Common Market pg 42 from Life After High School Book Diploma Form due to Ms Sullivan by September 12 with Parent Signature