These are only a few of the different programs & colleges available
Trade & Technical Schools
These schools vary in size, entry requirements, cost and quality.
It is a good idea to visit the school you are interested in attending, Talk with students who have previously attended the school and employers in our community who hire people in your chosen occupation.
Research these schools carefully!
Take the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery).
Explore career options available through each of the branches.
Military representatives are scheduled each month during lunch. Remember to involve Students in the process.
Sign up in their history class!
Military Bound Cont.
College R.O.T.C Programs
West Point (Army ) New York
U.S. Air force Academy Colorado
Annapolis (Naval Academy) Maryland
Coast Guard Academy Connecticut
Begin the process now.
University Bound Students
Take the PSAT – October 16, 2010
Register at the bookstore
Helps prepare for the SAT – You can become familiar with the kinds of questions and directions you will see on the SAT.
Get a projected SAT score.
Enter competition for scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
University Bound Jr.’s cont.
Meet with College Representatives.
Research universities and colleges they are interested in.
Athletes: Make sure that they register spring semester with NCAA in order to be eligible for scholarship opportunities. Apply online @ https://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common/
What is the difference?
How much do they cost?
How does your student sign up?
SAT ( www.collegeboard.com )
ACT ( www.actstudent.org )
ACT and SAT Prep
Best preparation is a solid high school program
Practice tests and test taking strategies can be found:
Online at ACT – SAT website
RMASS Seminars – register online
Princeton Review – SAT/ACT
Kaplan Test Prep – SAT
Contact counselor for registration
Take your ACT & SAT during your Spring Semester
Instate University Entrance Requirements Class of 2011
Admission Offered (unconditional)
ASU & NAU top 25% or
3.0 GPA 16 core courses (no deficiencies)
Or SAT math/reading 1040 ACT 22
U of A
16 core courses (no deficiencies)
rank in top 25% of class (at least a 2.0)
Additional criteria considered for students who do not meet unconditional admission
rank, GPA, test scores (ACT/SAT), deficiencies
extracurricular activities, community service
Types of Scholarships
Grades, GPA in high school, & Test scores
Automatic based on application (In State Univ.)
Out of State (Check their websites)
Applying for Scholarships your Senior Year
Check the HHS Website
Update your resume
Allow 2 weeks for letters of recommendation
Stay Focused - GPA at the end of the junior year is what they apply to college with.
This year will set them up for success in your Senior year and beyond.
Congratulations, they are more than halfway to graduation.