Presentation on theme: "THE KINGSWAY REGIONAL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT"— Presentation transcript:
1 THE KINGSWAY REGIONAL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT John CappolinaVivian CassidyKeith ClarkOwen McBrideNancy McCloskeyLisa Yourison
2 COLLEGE APPLICATION INFORMATION NIGHT for Seniors
3 Presentation Goals:Review Naviance and identify its role in the application process.Identify steps of the application process.Review related topics.
4 PARENTS ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF THIS PROCESS. We want to work closely with you to ensure the best possible outcome!We are going to start by introducing a new and exciting program. A program that is used by more then 4 mil std across the world. Many districts in our county have it and we are excited to bring it to you.
5 We hope by now all seniors are registered and use it regularly We hope by now all seniors are registered and use it regularly. If not, please contact your counselor.
6 YOU WILL NEED TO GET A FEW THINGS IN ORDER: Contact College Board/ACT to forward official SAT/ACT ScoresMake a calendar with dates and deadlinesSign “Transcript Release Form”Secure letters of recommendation using “Student Profile Form”
7 WHAT CAN STUDENTS AND PARENTS DO USING NAVIANCE? Access Guidance Department updates and news bulletinsView list of colleges visiting KRHS and sign up to attendComplete a college searchDevelop a prospective college listTrack deadlinesRequest and process teacher recommendationsCreate a résuméAccess scholarship search engines; over a hundred nationalscholarships are availableLink to selected third party resources (i.e. College Board, Financial Aid, NCAA, Careers, College searches, etc.)
8 What do you need to do to get the application process started? Update Naviance by moving schools to “Colleges I’m Applying To”.Submit college application electronically.Submit a completed “College Application Checklist” for each school to your counselor after you have submitted it electronically to the college.
9 Applying to Rutgers University On-line application onlyDecember 1st is the preferred deadline for scholarship considerationNo transcripts or recommendation letters requiredSRAR–Student Reported Academic Record
10 ARE YOU APPLYING “EARLY” ? EARLY ACTION- (EA) Early notification of admission’s decision. This action is non- binding for both parties.EARLY DECISION (ED) - Binding agreement between school and student. Upon notification of acceptance, student is required to withdraw pending applications.
11 PROCESSING THE TWO-YEAR COLLEGE APPLICATION GCC On-Site application preferredSAT/ACT not required for admission but may exempt student from placement testingSelective programs/two- tier applicationNo recommendations requiredGloucester County College—On-site in December
12 GCC On-Site Registration Through a partnership with GCC, Kingsway offers this service to our students who plan to enroll at GCC the following fall.December Informational meeting for seniors held in the Eitel Theatre. On-Site applications distributed. 2014 - Individual appointments with GCC representative. Applications must be turned in prior to this date. Placement testing discussed.
13 NJSTARSThis full tuition scholarship to community colleges is available to students who place in the top 15% of the graduating class and meet additional academic requirements determined by the state of New Jersey. Updated information on NJSTARS can be found on:
14 LET’S TALK ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS. . . College-based Scholarships—check with the institution’s financial aid office.Community-based Scholarships— investigate your employer, church, local businesses and organizations.Scholarship Newsletter—distributed to seniors throughout the course of the school year. Also available on our website.Scholarship Search Engines available on Guidance website.
15 What about financial aid? We encourage you to direct all questions and concerns to the financial aid office of a specific college.
16 Kingsway Regional High School FINANCIAL AID NIGHTKingsway Regional High SchoolEitel TheatreThursday, November 14, 20137:00 pm
17 eligibilitycenter.org NCAA CLEARINGHOUSE Student athletes may want to complete the Clearinghouse Form to determine if eligible for collegiate athletics.eligibilitycenter.org
18 Dates to Remember……October 17, GCPCA College Fair at Gloucester County College Gymnasium 6:00pm to 8:00 pmNovember 10, 2013 – NACAC National College Fair Pennsylvania Convention Center 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.November 14, 2013 – NACAC National College Fair Atlantic City Convention Ctr 9:00 a.m. to 12:00p.m./6:00 to 8:30 p.m.November 14, – KRHS Financial Aid Night Eitel Theater 7:00 pmDecember 2013—GCC On-Site Registration