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CLASS OF 2013 Junior Parent Presentation Did You Know?
AGENDA Preparing for Senior Year College Admissions ICAP (Individual Career and Academic Plan) Timetable Essays and Recommendation Letters NCAA/NAIA Requirements Financing a College Education (Financial Aid, Scholarships)
Planning for Senior Year Choose coursework that continues to challenge you Concurrent Enrollment Early Graduation
HIGH SCHOOL COURSEWORK COMPLETED The following coursework will satisfy basic college admission requirements and help the student prepare for college admission exams. ENGLISH…………………...…..4 CREDITS SOCIAL STUDIES…..…..…...3 CREDITS MATHEMATICS……………….4 CREDITS (Algebra I and higher) SCIENCE………………….........3 CREDITS WORLD LANGUAGE………..1-3 CREDITS (please check specific schools for requirements) ACADEMIC ELECTIVES.......2 CREDITS (minimum)
College Timetable FIRST SEMESTER Begin researching colleges Take challenging coursework Prepare for the ACT exam – April 24 Attend college fairs Visit college campuses Talk to your counselor if you are interested in attending a Military Academy Turn in Concurrent Enrollment Intent form if applicable-Deadline, November 1
College Timetable SECOND SEMESTER Continue to prepare for the ACT exam Review next year’s coursework with your counselor Visit college campuses Register with the NCAA/NAIA if applicable Take the ACT – April 24, 2012 Plan summer activities: employment, volunteer opportunities, summer learning programs Apply for early graduation if applicable-Deadline, April 1 Turn in Concurrent Enrollment Intent form if applicable-Deadline, May 1
INDIVIDUAL CAREER AND ACADEMIC PLAN (ICAP) What does the ICAP means for you? Accessing online tools that allow you to explore your interests, values, and abilities Creating an electronic portfolio to organize college applications, scholarship information, resumes, and letters of recommendation Planning a relevant sequence of high school classes that will help prepare you for attending college or entering the workforce www.collegeincolorado.org
CCHE COLLEGE INDEX AND HEAR REQUIREMENTS Click here to view the Colorado College Indexhere
Click here for more information on ACT test dates and online registrationhere
SAT NATIONAL TEST DATES Click here for more information on SAT test dates and online registrationhere
NCAA/NAIA ***BE SURE TO TALK WITH YOUR COUNSELOR IF YOU INTEND TO PLAY A SPORT AT THE COLLEGE LEVEL Students must register with the eligibility center that governs the college where you will compete. NCAA Eligibility Center www.eligibilitycenter.org www.eligibilitycenter.org NAIA Eligibility Center www.playnaina.org
NCAA/NAIA There are different course requirements for each level of participation (Division I, Division II, etc.) There are GPA and SAT/ACT requirements for eligible student athletes. In order for a student athlete to be eligible, only NCAA approved courses are used to calculate a student’s core GPA. Please see your counselor for more info.
NCAA/NAIA ACT/SAT scores must be reported directly to the eligibility center. Scores will not be accepted if reported on a high school transcript.
There are various resources that are available in the counseling office. We are always happy to help! Libba James, A-G 686-8123 email@example.com Alicia Martin, H-O 686-8122 firstname.lastname@example.org Angie Rizzuto, P-Z 686-8124 email@example.com Amanda LePage, Support Services 686-8126 firstname.lastname@example.org