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    • 1. 9th Grade Advisory Class Fall Semester A Mr. Estrella Production Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 2. You Should Know: • You’ll need a flash drive or check one out from me, but if you lose $8 by… ? • You’ll need an e-mail address by..? E-mail me saying you have one. • My e-mail address is restrell@lausd.net • My web page is www.mrestrella.com Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 3. You Should Know: • I will randomly check your agendas. • Wednesdays are Dress For Success. • Thursdays are Silent Reading. • Office Hours are Mondays after school. • Closed before school & during lunch. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 4. Fall Semester1. School Rules & Expectations2. MCLC Orientation3. High School Diploma4. Study Skills, Note Taking & Test Taking5. Goal Setting6. Career Planning7. Preparing for College8. Opportunities in the Military Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 5. Section-1 School Rules & Expectations (Review the MCLCInformational Packet) Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 6. School Rules / Norms • Look over parent signed form (Green Form) Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 7. Section-2 MCLC Orientation(handout to be signed) Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 8. Poster About You• Write very neatly• Spotlight: Picture of you• Upper right corner: a picture of something you really like to do a lot! Ex. Skateboarding, biking, basketball, etc…• Travel Guide: Put a picture of a favorite place you’ve gone.• Due on …? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 9. Section-3Your High School Diploma Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 10. My Dream Cars Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 11. Dream House Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 12. Graduation Requirements • You need a total of 230 credits • Each class is 5 credits/semester. • Advisory = 2 ½ credits / semester Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 13. Graduation Requirements Requirement “A” Social Studies • 30 credits – World History (1 year) – U.S. History (1 year) – Principles of American Democracy (1 semester) – Economics (1 semester) Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 14. Graduation Requirements Requirement “B” English • 40 credits – English 9A, 9B – English 10A, 10B – American Literature & Contemporary Composition – 12th Grade Composition & English Literature Elective Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 15. Graduation Requirements Requirement “C” Math • 20 credits • 9th – 11th Grade – Algebra 1A, 1B – Geometry – Algebra 2A, 2B Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 16. Graduation Requirements Requirement “D” Lab Science • 20 credits – 10 credits in biological science (living) • Biology A & B – 10 credits in physical science (non- living) • Chemistry A & B • Physics A & B Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 17. Graduation Requirements Requirement “E” World Languages • Not required for HS diploma – 2 years minimum for college Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 18. Graduation Requirements Requirement “F” Visual & Performing Arts • 10 credits – Visual & Performing Art Class Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 19. Graduation Requirements Requirement “G” Electives • 70-75 credits Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 20. Graduation Requirements Additional LAUSD• Applied Technology 10 credits• Health 5 credits• Physical Education 20 credits• Total Required Credits = 230 to get your HS diploma Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 21. Grade Point Average (GPA)• A = 4.0• B = 3.0• C = 2.0• D = 1.0• F = 0.0 So what is a good GPA? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 22. Figure out a GPA for this student1. List each class you have and its grade2. Write a 0(F), 1(D), 2(C), 3(B) or 4(A) next to the letter grade you got. Ex: Health “A” 4 Math “B” 3 English “B” 3 P.E. “A” 4 History “A” 4 Biology “B” 3 Sum 21 then divide by the number of classes (6) = 3.5 GPA Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 23. Senior Portfolioincludes:• cover letter• personal statement• three letters of recommendation• resume• awards• specialized electives• extra-curricular activities Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 24. Non-course requirements• Computer Literacy for the Class of 2004 and beyond. (Class, or test out) See Computer Literacy Criteria Checklist.• Career Pathways for the Class of 2006 and Beyond.• Service Learning for the Class of 2007 and Beyond. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 25. CAHSEE• California High School Exit Exam• There are many opportunities during high school to take and pass the test.• The test consists of English and mathematics. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 26. HW: 4 Year Plan Worksheet1. Fill out the 9th grade section of your four year plan. Include 1st and 2nd semester. Headers are: Class / Grade / Credits2. What was your GPA for your first semester? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 27. Adult School• Designed for students who did not complete high school and are 16 years and older.• You can get a General Educational Development (GED).• High School students can enroll to make up credits towards graduation or to enrich your high school program.• Requires Contreras and parent permission. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 28. Section 1 Part 1 Review1. How many credits do you get for each class?2. How many credits do you need to graduate from HS?3. What is a good GPA number?4. Calculate the following GPA: 3 As, 3 Bs5. What is the name of the test you have to pass to graduate and consists of math and English?6. How old do you have to be to enroll in adult school?7. What kind of diploma can you get from adult school?8. Whose permission do you need to attend adult school if by Mr. Estrella still in high school? Created you are
    • 29. Distance Learning• A variety of required classes for graduation are offered through online companies granting high school credit. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 30. H.S. Enrichment Program at a Community College - LACC • Gain special admission as a ‘gifted’ 10th grade student in an enrichment program not offered in your school’s curriculum. Requires a recommendation from your principal or counselor, parental approval, a minimum GPA of 2.5 Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 31. Section-4Study Skills / Note Taking / Test Taking Skills Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 32. In-Class Secrets! • Review before class what you covered the last class session • Sit Up Front • Taking Notes: – Listen for Key Phrases: Ex. “this will be on the test”, “its important that you know that”, “this is a key point”. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 33. Secrets of Taking Notes • Separate notebook for each class • Notebooks with wide margins for later notes • Create abbreviations, Ex. w/ =“with”, + = “and” for taking notes • Don’t write every word • Copy anything on slides or on the board • You can write the key points in your own words • Cornell Notes Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 34. More Secrets of Taking Notes • Ask Questions!!! Your notes will be better when it all makes sense to you. • Compare notes with your friends after school. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 35. More Secrets of Taking Notes • Schedule HW & Study time everyday at the same time. – Ex. 3:15 – 5pm Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 36. Section 2 Part 1 Review 1. What is recommended you do before going to class? 2. Where is the best place to sit? 3. What should especially listen for when a teacher is giving a lecture? Give two examples of this. 4. Why are papers with wide margins recommended? 5. What was the recommendation on where to keep your subject notes? 6. List 5 abbreviations you can use in note- taking. You may create your own now. 7. What are three things that should always be written down in your notes? 8. What is reflecting? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 37. Homework & Studying 1. Get An Assignment Book / Agenda Book – should have a separate space for everyday of the school week. Be specific when writing HW 2. Make a schedule and stick to it people! 3. Plan your weekly schedule – your agenda should have a calendar. 4. Can make a daily schedule for busy days Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 38. Prioritize School WorkClass Assignment Time NeededHistory Read 10 pages 1 hourMath P. 45 # 1-15 1 hourHealth Study for Friday Test 45 mins.Then Prioritize: number them in importance Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 39. Study Skills – Dedicated Space • Find a “dedicated” space • Should have a desk or flat surface • Stay away from distractions – No tv nearby – Stay away from a distracting view – Stay away from the phone – Stay away from the house stereo – many students stop working to change the stations. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 40. What to do when reading • Goal List for the study session – ex. How many pages do you want to finish at this time. • Get an idea of what you’re about to read by looking at the section titles of the book. • Read the summary of the chapter or section before you begin reading it • While reading, pay attention to words in italics and or in bold • Create questions on one side of an index card and answers on the other side as you read Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 41. Section 2 Part 2 Review 1. What should your agenda book have a separate space for? 2. When should you plan your weekly schedule? 3. What can you do for busy days? 4. What does prioritize mean? 5. What is a study “dedicated space”? 6. List 4 common study/homework distractions at home. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 42. Journal1. What is the most valuable thing you own?2. If you could trade places with a celebrity for aday, who would you choose and why?3. What have you found to be the best way torelieve tension?4. If you could choose only two movies to watchever again, what would they be?5. Name three things you wanted as a child butnever got. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 43. Section-5Goal Setting Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 44. Today’s Journal - date • If someone told you had exactly 9 minutes to live, what would you do in those 9 minutes? • Describe your dream house. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 45. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Warm-Up• Use one side of a paper to Identify three goals that you hope to accomplish in high school.• three goals that you hope to accomplish within the next 10 years. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 46. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Objectives• Differentiate between short-term goals and long-term goals.• Describe six suggestions for setting goals.• Develop an action plan to achieve a personal goal. Randy Bausche Pursue Your Passion Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 47. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Kinds of Goals• A goal is something you work toward and hope to achieve.• Short-term goals can be achieved in days, weeks or a few months.• Long-term goals may take a year to many years to achieve. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 48. Section 5 Setting Healthy GoalsThe all important - Action Plan• An Action Plan is a set of directions that help you reach your goal. Go To College• Starts with the flow chart. Get 3.6 to Pick a Join Clubs 4.0 GPA College that and Sports has what I like Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 49. Journal Entry for “date”1.What are two obstacles that arepreventing you from getting goodgrades?2.How do they affect you?3.Do you think there are anysolutions?4.How do you think your currentgrades will affect you in the future? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 50. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 4S-Setting Goals• Safe Goals should not be harmful to you or others.• Satisfying You should feel good about yourself when you reach your goals.• Similar Set goals that work well together and do not contradict one another.• Supported Your goals should be supported by your parents or other responsible adults. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 51. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Be mature• “Take joy in your success, NOT in the failure of others”. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 52. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Review 51. Goal2. Short Term Goal3. Long Term Goal4. Action Plan5. What does the following phrase mean in teenager language? “Take joy in your success, not in the failure of others”6. What are the 4 Ss in goal setting?Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 53. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”1. Specific The steps to achieve your goals should be clear. Make a flow chart & a To-Do list for each “square”. Ex. “get in shape” how? Run for 30 mins. everyday Go To College Get 3.6 to 4.0 Pick a College Join Clubs GPA that has what I and / or Sports like Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 54. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”2. Measureable: How will you know if you’re making progress?3. Achievable: Do I have time?4. Realistic: Is it important and will you do it. Set realistic goals that you can really hope to achieve.5. Time Specific: choose a time to do it and deadlines. Treat it like a school project that must be turned in! by Mr. Estrella Created
    • 55. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Short Term Goal Flow ChartA. Create a personal short term goal for yourself (to be achieved by June). Draw a flow chart then for each “square” make a to-do list below each square. Each to-do item Go To College should have at least 3 things. Get 3.6 to 4.0 GPA Pick a College that has what I like Join Clubs and / or Sports• If it is a thing that needs to be done daily, write the time when you’ll do it. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 56. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”• 6. End Step: how will you know when you’ve reached it?• 7. Read It Daily: Very important you can see it daily and remind yourself of your goal. When will you do this? Where will it be? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 57. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”8. Inspirational: how would you feel if you had it. Create a small collage of it. Hang it up on your locker, door, wall, etc… Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 58. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Long Term Goal Flow Chart• Create a personal long term goal for yourself for graduation time).• Draw a flow chart then under each Go To College “square” make a to-do list. Each to-do item Get 3.6 to 4.0 GPA Pick a College that has Join Clubs and / or should have at least 3 what I like Sports things. If it is a thing that needs to be done Will Smith on Goals daily, write the time Preaching Goals when you’ll do it. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 59. HW: Make a short term and long term goalflowchart. Under each of the to-do boxes(minimum 3), write 3 things that need to bedone to achieve what is in the box. Go To College Get 3.6 to 4.0 GPA Pick a College that has what I Join Clubs and / or Sports like1. Blah blah 1. Blah blah 1. Blah blah 2. Blah blah2. Blah blah 2. Blah blah 3. Blah blah3. Blah blah 3. Blah blah Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 60. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 4 Goal Video Questions1. What percentage of students drop out?2. Out of every 100 students, how many is that?3. According to this individual, what is the #1 & 2 reason why he believes students drop out? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 61. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 4Ask-2-TeachersTeacher #1 _________ 1. What college did you go to? 2. What were the two most important things you did during high school that helped you get into college? 3. What is the most important lesson you’ve learned about life? 4. Give us a tip about creating and completing goals.Teacher #2 ___________ etc… Created by Mr. EstrellaDUE IN 2 SCHOOL DAYS
    • 62. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 4Action Plan• Do the “SMARTER-I”• List the rewards you will have when you reach your goal.• Which influences can hurt you and which can help you.• Girls New Years Res Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 63. Section 5 Setting Healthy GoalsCh. 2 Review 61. Differentiate between short- term goals and long-term goals.2. Describe 8 suggestions for setting goals. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 64. Go To College Homework: Short Term Get 3.6 to 4.0 Pick a College Join Clubs and GPA that has what I / or Sports like Action Plan1. Develop an action plan to achieve one personal short term goal for yourself (something you can do by June). On computer paper draw a neat flow chart. On a separate sheet, type the to- do list.2. Answer “I-SMARTER”.3. Make the collage. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 65. Go To College Homework: Long Term Get 3.6 to 4.0 GPA Pick a College that has what I Join Clubs and Action Plan / or Sports like1. Develop an action plan to achieve one personal long term goal for yourself (something you can do at the end of your senior year). On computer paper draw a neat flow chart. On a separate sheet, type the to-do list.2. Answer “I-SMARTER”.3. Make the collage. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 66. HW: A letter to your teachers • typed • have all your teachers sign the one page. •Due on ...?Dear Teacher, My 9th grade advisory teacher has asked me to let my teachers know my short and long term goals so that you can help me link your subject to my goals and I may better understand why this class should be important to me.My short term goals are…My long term goals are…Thank you for taking the time to better understand me.Sincerely, … student signature1. ______________2. ______________ Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 67. Section-6 CareerPlanning Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 68. Interest Inventory & Skill Assessments• ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – The military provides free to high schools. The most widely used multiple aptitude test battery •Coast Guard in the world. •Navy• Practice tests are •Air Force available on the •Army internet. Created by Mr. Estrella •Marines
    • 69. Online Resources• California Career Zone: this web site provides self assessments with 900 occupations and 300 career videos.• www.cacareerzone.com – Choose “flash” – Go to “Assess Yourself” – Then choose “Interest Profiler” – Start a new interest profiler – Copy your results with the scores Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 70. Homework• Create a cover page with your name, period, date and title (My 10 Career Matches) on it.• Copy 10 careers you like the most from your list. – Type a good description of each career – Include the salary range – Include the education required – Watch the videos if available and be ready to answer questions about what they do – Due in 1 week by Mr. Estrella Created
    • 71. CA Career Zone• Realistic: Jobs that require athletic or mechanical ability, working with objects, machines, tools, plants or animals or being outdoors• Investigative: Jobs with people who like to observe, learn, investigate, analyze, evaluate or solve problems• Artistic: Jobs in artistic, innovative or institutional abilities, and like to work in unstructured creative situations Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 72. CA Career Zone• Social: Likes to work with people to inform, help, train, enlighten, develop or cure. Also may be skilled with words.• Enterprising: Interested in jobs where you work with people to influence, perform, persuade or lead for organizational goals or economic gain.• Conventional: jobs working with data (numbers), clerical tasks, carrying things out in detail or following instructions Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 73. California Career Zone• Below is a summary of possible responses – Investigative 23 – Artistic 14 – Realistic 6 – Conventional 6 – Enterprising 4 – Social 3 Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 74. CaliforniaColleges.eduStep 1 – On top choose the “career” tab and choose “student-career matching assistant”Step 2 – fill out the 3 highest interest categoriesStep 3 – choose “ figure out which college or university you want to attend”.Step 4 – for industry focus, pick one area that sounds the most interesting, you can always repeat this later.Step 5 – For work activity – choose what kind of stuff you would like to do in your career.Step 6 – select “view matching careers”Copy any 5 careers from the list that sound the most interesting. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 75. Occupational Outlook Handbook• It is a nationally recognized source of career information.• It includes: –Training and education needed. –Salary –Job Prospects –Job Description –Working Conditions Copies are available in the Career Center or online at www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 76. Section 3 Review1. What is the ASVAB and who gives it?2. What can you learn from the CACareer Zone?3. What is the most important book on jobs? What information is in it? Where can you see one? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 77. Section 7 –Preparing for College Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 78. A-G College Requirements • The “a-g” requirements can be summarized as follows: – (a) History / Social Science – Two years, including one year of world history, cultures, and historical geography and one year of U.S. history or one-half year of U.S. history and one-half year of civics or American government. – (b) English – Four years of college preparatory English that include frequent and regular writing, and reading of classic and modern literature. – (c) Mathematics – Three years of college preparatory mathematics that include the topics covered in elementary and advanced algebra and two- and three- dimensional geometry. – (d) Laboratory Science – Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in at least two of these three disciplines: biology, chemistry, and physics. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 79. A-G College Requirements• (e) Language Other Than English – Two years of the same language other than English.• (f) Visual & Performing Arts – One year, including dance, drama/theater, music, or visual art.• (g) College Preparatory Elective – One year (two semesters), chosen from additional “a-f” courses beyond those used to satisfy the requirements above, or courses that have been approved solely for use as “g” electives. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 80. About College Degrees• A.A. or A.S. (Associate of Arts or Associate of Science) – 2 years of community college• B.A. or B.S. (Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science) – 4 years of college/university• M.A. or M.S. (Masters Degree) – 1 or 2 more years after your bachelors.• PhD. Doctor of Philosophy – 1 to 3 years after your Masters. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 81. Advance Placement (AP) Classes • Courses during high school may give you college credits or advanced placement. • When you get to college, you may skip that class and go on to a more advanced class. • The downside – it is difficult and you don’t want a bad grade in it, so be careful. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 82. College Entrance Exams• In order to apply to most colleges/universities you will be required to take an entrance exam.• American College Test (ACT) – Consists of four parts 1. English 2. Math – (algebra, geometry, trigonometry) 3. Reading Comprehension 4. Science Reasoning Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 83. College Entrance ExamsSAT I consists of:• Verbal• MathSAT II required for University of Calif.• Subject tests are required for admission and class level placement. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 84. College Entrance Exams Preliminary SAT (PSAT) • Many students choose to take a preliminary college test in October of their sophomore (10th) or junior (11th) year. • Provides you with an opportunity to see how you might do on the college admission tests. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 85. 9th Grade: Freshman Year• See your school counselor and complete your 4 year plan• Make sure your classes meet the admission requirements• Set your goals for your classes and personal life• Get involved in extracurricular activities, sports and/or volunteer work Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 86. 9th Grade: Freshman Year• Begin investigating college and career resources• Attend a Career Day, College Fair or visit a college campus• Listen to speakers on the career area(s) of your interest• Meet with your counselor in the spring to plan which classes you will take during your 10th grade• Begin developing your portfolio Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 87. 10th Grade: Sophomore Year• Check your classes on your 4 year plan and modify as needed• Make sure your fall and spring schedules of classes include career/college admission requirements• Take a career interest inventory• Visit more colleges• Work on your goals Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 88. 10th Grade: Sophomore Year• Continue your extracurricular activities, sports and/or volunteer work• Plan summer activities for school, work, or community service• Meet with your school counselors in the spring to plan which classes you will take during the 11th grade.• Add to your portfolio Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 89. 11th Grade: Junior Year• Modify your 4 year plan as needed• Make sure your classes this year meet career/college admission requirements• Work on your goals this year• Visit more colleges & attend college fairs• Contact your Congressional Representative to apply for a military academy. Ex. West Point, Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 90. 11th Grade: Junior Year• Sign up for the PSAT in October• Review PSAT scores in December and find teachers or tutors to help you improve in weak areas.• Decide which Advanced Placement test you will take in March.• Meet with your school counselor in the spring to check graduation requirements and select your senior classes Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 91. 12th Grade: Senior Year• Sign up for ACT or SAT tests• Get recommendation letters• Submit financial aid forms• Get college applications in Sep. and submit in Nov.• Send transcripts to colleges in Nov.• Athletes, get certified in May• Write thank-you letters in May• See your guide book for detailed monthly to-do items – P.16 Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 92. College Fairs • It is an event where representatives for many colleges get together and give out information to students Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 93. Be Careful!• Is the program approved by the CA. Bureau for Private and Postsecondary and Vocational Education?• Is the school accredited? By whom?• Have you toured the school?• How long has the school been in business?• How long will the training take?• What is the total cost, including tuition, fees, supplies and books?• Ask potential employers if they would hire graduates of the school and what they think of them.• Discuss your research with your parents and counselor before making a final decision. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 94. • Bryman College now called Everest College. • Everest College - Get MCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 95. Community Colleges • Some students who mess up in high school or just don’t know what they want to do attend community colleges. They are cheap and many transfer after two years to a university. • LACC, ELAC, Glendale, Santa Monica, Pasadena City College, etc…Home...Welcome to Los Angeles City College Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 96. College Info At college you will pursue: • your career goals • broaden your interests • make new friends • make about 85% more money than those that do not go to college. • USC Intro • USC AdmissionsCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 97. College Info. • Develop a list of 5 to 20 colleges to carefully research during high school. • During your senior year, it is recommended you apply to about 5 or 6 of those colleges. • 2 should be a “sure bet”. • 2 should be a “maybe accepted” • 2 should be a “go for it” • HSUCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 98. College Info Factors to Consider • Reputation of the college • Selectivity – how difficult is it to be accepted? • Accreditation • Your major? • Special Programs • Class sizes • Location • Size of college • Student Body Stanford Intro Stanford Setting Stanford Crowd Stanford AcademicsCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 99. Top CA Universities Stanford, California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech), UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, USC, UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside, Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, Scripps College and Occidental College. UC Berkeley Setting UC Berkeley Crowd UC Berkeley Academics UC Berkeley Admissions Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 100. Entrance Requirements • UC schools: Top 4% of graduating class. Out of every 100 seniors, you have to be in the top 4 students. • Cal State: Out of 100 seniors, you have to be in the top 25-30 students. • Community Colleges: all high school graduates and anyone over 18 yrs. UCLA Intro UCLA Dorm Life UCLA Admissions Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 101. Entrance Requirements • Private Colleges / Universities • Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc... – Univ. of Cal. A-G Requirements – Advanced Placement classes – Honor classes – International baccalaureate classes – Leadership roles / Athletics – Special interests or talents – High GPA and high SAT/ACT scores / Strong letters of recommendation Harvard Setting Harvard Academics Harvard Admissions Yale Academics Yale Admissions Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 102. College Info • Associate Degree: 2 yrs. college • Bachelors Degree: 4 yrs. college • Masters Degree: 6 yrs. College • Doctorate Degree (PhD): 7-8 yrs. Graduate School is a Masters or Doctorate program. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 103. Graduate School • Lawyers • Doctors / surgeons • Veterinarians • Teachers • They must first get a Bachelors Degree (BA or BS) in: • Lawyer -> legal studies, justice studies • Doctors -> biological sciences • Veterinarians -> animal science / zoology • Teachers -> any subject Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 104. College Review1. What is an apprenticeship?2. What is a vocational school?3. What is an undergraduate student?4. What is a bachelors degree?5. What is a masters degree?6. What is a PhD?7. What is graduate school?8. What are the benefits of going to college/university?9. What are the benefits of a community college?BRING YOUR 10 CHOSEN CAREERS NEXT Created by Mr. Estrella TIME
    • 105. Finding a college / university Step 1 – www.csumentor.edu Step 2 – Look in the middle of the web page for the word “explore”, under it Step 3 - choose “and more”. Step 4 – “explore majors” Step 5 – choose “majors” Step 6 – go down to “list of majors” & click on the “majors”. Step 7 – choose 5 majors (careers) from your “10 Chosen Careers” list. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 106. College Assignment – www.csumentor.edu• Choose 5 of your top 10 careers you like most so far. - don’t worry, you’re not stuck with them for the rest of your life people!• Find 2 colleges you like the most for each major in CA.• Do you want to study in So. Cal., Central or Northern? Look at the CSU or UC campuses above to see the map of them.• No private colleges will be on this web site. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 107. Finding a College/UniversityStep 1 - www.californiacolleges.eduStep 2 – “explore colleges and careers” tabStep 3 – choose “ figure out which college or university you want to attend”.Step 4 – choose “undergraduate student- campus matching assistant” Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 108. College LinksThis is on page 55 of the handbook – highlight it.• www.aiccu.edu : links to colleges• www.cga.edu : info re: USCG military academy• www.cvc.edu : California virtual campus• www.usma.edu : US Military Academy – West Point• www.usna.edu: US Naval Academy Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 109. HW: Section 4• Go to two of the following college campuses and take 3 photographs of you. Be sure the sign shows up with you.• One in front of a sign with the university’s name• One in front of the admissions office• One in front of the libraryChoose from: CSU Long Beach, CSU Dominguez Hills, CSU Los Angeles, Pepperdine, UCLA, USC, Occidental College, Claremont Colleges – (Harvey Mudd, Spitzer, McKenna, Pomona College, Scripps), UC Riverside, La Verne Univ, St. Mary’s College, UC Santa Barbara, CSU Channel Islands, CSU Northridge, Loyola Marymount, CSU Fullerton, UC Irvine Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 110. How to Pay for College• College counselor can come in and talk about options• Begin saving Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 111. Section 4 Review 1. List what you think are the three most important things to do for each grade 2. When are college applications turned in? 3. What are college fairs? 4. Which two tests might you take during your senior year? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 112. MilitaryOptions Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 113. Model Ships Yamato Battleship McHales Navy Pearl Harbor Movie Blacksheep TV B-17 TailgunnerCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 114. Military • Coast Guard • Navy • Air Force • Army • Marines•The military is great if you’re unsure what you want to do afterhigh school. Four year commitment for active duty members.•More than 4100 different jobs.•90% have similar civilian jobs•80% of military jobs are non-combat nature.•Take the ASVAB in high school Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 115. Military • Coast Guard • Navy • Air Force • Army • Marines• Must be at least 17 yrs. old with a high school diploma•U.S. Citizen or have an immigration and naturalization servicealien registration card “green card”•Speak English fluently Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 116. Military • Coast Guard • Navy • Air Force • Army• Comparable to civilian pay • Marines•Thirty days of vacation per year•Free medical and dental benefits•Travel opportunities•Retirement benefits after 20 yrs. of work•College tuition assistance and tuition assistance after military•ROTC program in collegebyleading to a commission as an officer. Created Mr. EstrellaYou can receive $450-$500 a month for college during that time.
    • 117. Military • Coast Guard • Navy • Air Force • Army • Marines• You can also join the Reserves. You get the same training asactive duty. Active Duty is when you are in full time. In thereserves, you only work one weekend a month and two weeks ayear. You may go through training your first two summers.•Every military person goes through basic training “boot camp” forabout 2 months.•Enlisted: a regular soldier•Officers: Usually have a college degree Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 118. USCG • Law Enforcement • Pollution Enforcement • Search & Rescue • Anti-terrorism • Lots of training in law enforcement Bus Arrival Boot Camp USCG Boot Camp Music Collage USCG LE VideoCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 119. USCG Yay!Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 120. Navy • On-the-ground medical and construction support for Marines in Iraq; • Surveillance by Navy ships and aircraft of suspected terrorists overseas; • Maritime intercept operations (MIO) aimed at identifying and intercepting terrorists or weapons of mass destruction at sea, or potentially threatening ships or aircraft that are in or approaching U.S. Navy Boot Camp Docum Navy Seal Music Video Navy SEALS TrainingCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 121. Air Force• All types of training to do with airplanes – – Pilots – Air Traffic Controllers – Airplane mechanics – Fire fighters Air Force Basic Training Instructors Air Force Boot Camp Music CollageCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 122. Army • Could get training in mechanics, umm…. guns tooCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 123. Marines • Usually are in the middle of the fighting, good luck! Very tough physical training! • Training may help you get law enforcement jobs Marine Boot Camp Hike Marine Drill Sargeants YellCreated by Mr. Estrella
    • 124. Military Review1. List the 5 military branches?2. What are three benefits of being in the military?3. What is the difference between enlisted and an officer?4. What is active duty?5. What is a reservist?6. List two ways the military can help you pay for college?7. What test do you take in high school to see what areas you’re good in for the military?8. What is boot camp? Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 125. U.S. Military Academies • U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New London Connecticut • U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland • U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York • U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 126. U.S. Military Academies • Graduates receive a commission as an officer. • You have a 5 year commitment to serve in the military after graduation. • Tuition, room & board, medical and dental are all free! Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 127. U.S. Military Academies • Social Security Number • U.S. Citizen • Between 17-23 yrs old • Unmarried • Not pregnant • No dependents • High SAT/ACT scores • Top 20 out of 100 seniors • Leadership in clubs, organizations, athletics, student government or involvement in community service • Nomination from a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator or Vice President of the United States • Pass a thorough medical exam • Pass a physical fitness test. Athletic ability is a plus • Apply in the 11th grade Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 128. Apprenticeships &Vocational Schools Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 129. Apprenticeships • There are 800 recognized apprenticeship occupations in the service, manufacturing, construction, public administration, retail trade, transportation and utilities. Ex. electricians, firefighters, machinists, automotive technicians, construction people. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 130. Apprenticeships • Typically, an apprenticeship program can take from 3 to 5 years of classroom and on-the-job training • Usually you get between $10 and $15 an hour. Up to $600 / week, then about $30 an hour or $1200 a week. • You need to be 18 yrs old • H.S. diploma Created by Mr. Estrella • Dedication to finish it.
    • 131. Assembly Bill AB 540• Immigrant students in CA may be eligible to pay instate tuition at CA community colleges, UC and CSU. – Attend a CA high school for three yrs. – Graduate from a CA high school – Sign a statement/affidavit with the colleges or university promising that you will apply for legal residency with INS as soon as you are eligible to do so. Created by Mr. Estrella
    • 132. Vocational & Technical Schools • Various programs in such fields as automotive mechanics, health care, computer, cosmetology, truck driving, etc… • Do a cost comparison at community colleges first. Created by Mr. Estrella

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