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  • 1. 11th Grade Career Unit
  • 2. Graduation Requirements <ul><li>English 40 units </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics 30 units </li></ul><ul><li>Science 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Social Science 30 units </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Ed. 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Health 5 units </li></ul><ul><li>Art/Foreign Language 10 units </li></ul><ul><li>Electives 75 units </li></ul><ul><li>Service Learning (20 hours) </li></ul><ul><li>High School Exit Exam </li></ul>
  • 3. Visual/Performing Arts <ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Band </li></ul><ul><li>Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Choir </li></ul><ul><li>Drama </li></ul><ul><li>Photo </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Imaging </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Arts of 20th Century </li></ul><ul><li>Scenic Artistry </li></ul>
  • 4. Community Colleges <ul><li>Two kinds of learning: Applied Learning - out in job market in 2 years (certificated programs) </li></ul><ul><li>Associate of Arts Degree -First 2 years of a four-year college program </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages of CC: </li></ul><ul><li>over 100 campuses </li></ul><ul><li>price tag </li></ul><ul><li>accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>quality teaching-no teaching assistants </li></ul><ul><li>overenrollment in the UC system </li></ul><ul><li>Income and career results </li></ul><ul><li>rate of transfer to chosen University is high </li></ul>
  • 5. CSU and UC Requirements <ul><li>College Prep. English 40 units </li></ul><ul><li>College Prep. Math 30 units </li></ul><ul><li>History/Social Science 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Lab Science 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Visual/Performing Arts 10 units </li></ul><ul><li>College Prep. Electives 10 units </li></ul><ul><li>GPA & SAT I or ACT ( UC ~ 3 SAT II subject tests writing, math and one of student’s choice) </li></ul>
  • 6. California State Universities <ul><li>Does not require SAT II test or a written essay </li></ul><ul><li>$55. Application fee for each campus </li></ul><ul><li>On-line applications preferred </li></ul><ul><li>GPA and test scores very important </li></ul><ul><li>Contact each </li></ul><ul><li>campus if your </li></ul><ul><li>grade or </li></ul><ul><li>program </li></ul><ul><li>changes </li></ul><ul><li>23 campuses </li></ul><ul><li>enroll the top 33% of high school graduates </li></ul><ul><li>some CSU’s are very competitive~Cal Poly SLO, San Diego State… </li></ul>
  • 7. University of CA <ul><li>8 undergraduate campuses </li></ul><ul><li>very competitive </li></ul><ul><li>deadline for applications </li></ul><ul><li>SAT I, SAT II, personal statement required </li></ul><ul><li>looking for good grades and challenging classes </li></ul><ul><li>No letters of recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>extra-curricular activities also considered for admission </li></ul>
  • 8. Private Universities <ul><li>Apply to no more than 6 privates schools so app is properly completed </li></ul><ul><li>follow app due dates </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary report turn into Mrs. McBride two weeks before due date </li></ul><ul><li>Require written essays </li></ul><ul><li>Letters of recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>call each university with specific questions </li></ul><ul><li>Last year 470,000 applications to University of CA system </li></ul><ul><li>Custom fit schools </li></ul>
  • 9. College Criteria <ul><li>Ask yourself: </li></ul><ul><li>Why go to college? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s my career goal? </li></ul><ul><li>What interests, talents, or hobbies do I posses? </li></ul><ul><li>What colleges am I eligible for based on my GPA, course selection, and test scores? </li></ul><ul><li>other considerations-academic competition, athletics, special programs, religious affiliation…. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Visits </li></ul><ul><li>Read the college catalog & view book prior to visit. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions about: where students study, computer access/availability, weekend life, types of sports & club offered, security, what are current issues on campus… </li></ul><ul><li>Visit classes, the library, </li></ul><ul><li>resident halls, talk to </li></ul><ul><li>students…get a feel for </li></ul><ul><li>the campus culture </li></ul>
  • 10. SAT, ACT, SAT II <ul><li>PSAT junior year for Nat’l Merit Scholarship Program </li></ul><ul><li>ACT recommended for students strong in science </li></ul><ul><li>Take the SAT I at the end of your junior year </li></ul><ul><li>Take SAT I & II’s by December of senior year </li></ul><ul><li>SAT II’s </li></ul><ul><li>writing </li></ul><ul><li>math-Alg 2/Trig </li></ul><ul><li>2C Pre-Cal. & higher </li></ul><ul><li>choice: US History, World History, Sciences (Chemistry, Biology, Physics), Foreign Language, Literature </li></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>NCAA </li></ul><ul><li>Required for division I & II schools </li></ul><ul><li>register for Clearinghouse end of junior year and meet eligibility requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Aid </li></ul><ul><li>FAFSA & PROFILE forms </li></ul><ul><li>grants </li></ul><ul><li>scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>loans </li></ul><ul><li>work study </li></ul>
  • 12. Timeline <ul><li>Don’t overextend yourself when scheduling for next year. (5 AP classes = 5 college courses) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep up grades schools are expecting same performance as sophomore & junior year </li></ul><ul><li>take SAT I & II’s by Dec of senior yr.-may want to start taking end of junior year </li></ul><ul><li>Campus visits are very important (spring break & summer) </li></ul><ul><li>write away for private school information </li></ul><ul><li>apply to schools in Nov. </li></ul><ul><li>Conditional acceptance in March, final acceptance in July </li></ul>
  • 13. Specialized Schools <ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>into the work force in two years time </li></ul><ul><li>competitive salary for expert training </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships available </li></ul><ul><li>career-oriented, technology-based schools-ITT, DeVRY </li></ul><ul><li>Art/fashion focused schools (FIDM, College of Arts & Crafts) </li></ul><ul><li>Culinary Arts </li></ul><ul><li>speciality skills (broadcasting, medical field) </li></ul>
  • 14. Military Resources <ul><li>Provides money to attend school after ‘service’ time is completed </li></ul><ul><li>vocational training (airline mechanic…) </li></ul><ul><li>ROTC enrolled while in college to learn leadership, management skills-scholarships available </li></ul><ul><li>Reps are scheduled in the career center to provide information </li></ul>
  • 15. Helpful Web Sites <ul><li>www. </li></ul><ul><li>eastbayworks.org (jobs) </li></ul><ul><li>Jobstar.org/hidden/ network.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>cde.ca.gov/shsd/aci/ stc002.html (school to career) </li></ul><ul><li>cde.ca.gov/shsd/aci/tp/ </li></ul><ul><li>calapprenticeship.org (apprenticeships) </li></ul><ul><li>dir.ca.gov/DAS/das.html </li></ul><ul><li>todaysmilitary.com (military) </li></ul><ul><li>militarycareers.com </li></ul><ul><li>www. </li></ul><ul><li>californiacolleges.edu </li></ul><ul><li>ca.gov (CA ed resources) </li></ul><ul><li>Cccco.edu (Comm Col) </li></ul><ul><li>ohlone.cc.ca.us (Ohlone) </li></ul><ul><li>clpccd.cc.ca.us (Cabot) </li></ul><ul><li>csumentor.edu (CSU ) </li></ul><ul><li>ucop.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>pathways/ </li></ul><ul><li>(UC) </li></ul>

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