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1 Senior Parent College Meeting Hastings High School Guidance Department 2015

2 Important Handouts Cap and gown/portraits/name on diploma information – Mailing went home Parent Brag Sheet (pink) Instructions for the college app. process (purple) All forms above & more found in the Green covered College Handbook you received in your individual junior meetings earlier this year and on-line under the Guidance Tab on the HS website

3 School Wires Postings Upcoming Events Announcements Nuts & Bolts of College Process Binder College Planning Folder – forms & info. Standardized testing sites – ACT/SAT/AP Financial Aid Information

4 Transcript & Schedule Transcripts sent home – review for errors/corrections Flow of academics over past 3 years This year’s schedule Graduation Requirements DEADLINES: official drop date for classes with no notation on transcript: Oct. 13th

5 Parts of a College Application Parent/Student Responsibility The Application The fee The resume The essay/personal statement Secure 1-2 teacher recommendations/outside recommendations Supplementals Standardized test scores directly from College Board or ACT Board Visits/ Interview – optional DEADLINES!!!

6 Parts of a College Application Counselor Responsibility Transcript School Profile Counselor Recommendation Sending of teacher/outside recommendations 1 st Quarter OR Mid-year grades Final Transcript (July) DEADLINES!!

7 General Information ED 1 & 2 ( Early Decision ) EA ( Early Action ) EA ( Early Action ) Single Choice Regular Decision Rolling Admissions Communicate with colleges – emails, visits, reps, phone calls

8 Financial Aid Financial Aid Nite – TBA FAFSA ( free application for federal student aid) CSS Profile ( college scholarship service ) Scholarships – on Naviance – posted weekly Community Scholarships Available in Spring Check with your employers

9 Specials NCAA ( – athletics Portfolios /Auditions Learning Disabled programs – various levels – check for separate application and/or deadline.

10 Standardized Tests SAT I SAT II ACT AP Sending Official Scores

11 Naviance Web-Based Program – Students must log in to request transcripts AND teacher recommendations Transcripts, School Profile and some or all teacher recommendations will be handled via Naviance. Call the guidance secretary, Mrs. Melillo, if you need assistance or your log-on info.

12 Conclusion Performing & Visual Arts Fair – Jacob Javits Center, NY Tues. Oct. 27 th 6:30- 9:00 pm -Registration: College Fair – County Center White Plains – Wed. Oct. 21 st 6:30pm –9:00pm Big Apple College Fair – Jacob Javits Center – NY Tues. Oct. 27 1 – 5:00 pm Info: /College_Fair_Calendar QUESTIONS??????

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