Grade 12College and University Applications  <br />Class of 2011<br />
Agenda<br />Welcome / Introductions<br />New Alpha Split<br />2010 Student Acceptances / Placements<br />Roles<br />Quick ...
College Counselor Introductions<br />Background / Experiences <br />Affiliations with Professional Organizations <br />Yea...
New Alpha-Split <br />A – G  	Leanda Wood<br />H – Z	Dan Pieri<br />
Class of 2010 Breakdown<br />113 Graduates<br />36 North American accepted <br />45 UK accepted <br />20 Swiss/European Un...
Inform / Advocate / Consult / Advise <br /><ul><li>Meet with students & families
 Collect and write recommendations
 Collect predicted scores
 Advise on the personal statement
 Send official transcripts
 Prepare and send applications by mail or electronically
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  • MJ-Welcome …THANKS for Coming its so great to see parent come out and take an active roll in their future plans.
  • Us Grade 12 University Presentation

    1. 1. Grade 12College and University Applications <br />Class of 2011<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br />Welcome / Introductions<br />New Alpha Split<br />2010 Student Acceptances / Placements<br />Roles<br />Quick SAT overview<br />NEW – Destination Coffee mornings<br />Workshops<br />
    3. 3. College Counselor Introductions<br />Background / Experiences <br />Affiliations with Professional Organizations <br />Yearly Professional Development <br />Office Location<br />
    4. 4. New Alpha-Split <br />A – G Leanda Wood<br />H – Z Dan Pieri<br />
    5. 5. Class of 2010 Breakdown<br />113 Graduates<br />36 North American accepted <br />45 UK accepted <br />20 Swiss/European University accepted pending final test<br />8 Other (Australia/South Africa/Japan/Gap Year) <br />4 Grade 13<br />2010 Acceptances/ Placements<br />
    6. 6. Inform / Advocate / Consult / Advise <br /><ul><li>Meet with students & families
    7. 7. Collect and write recommendations
    8. 8. Collect predicted scores
    9. 9. Advise on the personal statement
    10. 10. Send official transcripts
    11. 11. Prepare and send applications by mail or electronically
    12. 12. Share scholarship / financial aid information</li></ul>Role of College Counselors<br />
    13. 13. Meet deadlines/ inform/ decide<br />Meet with Counselor and university reps..<br />Update Naviance<br />Research options and know the deadlines<br />Submit a personal profile to the University Counselor<br />Register for any necessary standardized and external tests (SAT, TOEFL) <br />Inform the University Counselor of any decisions made during the application process.<br />Role of Students<br />
    14. 14. Support/ Advocate / Advise <br />Meet the College Counselor to discuss your child’s plans. <br />Be an active partner with your child to explore a wide variety of options and possibilities, including plans your child may have to defer study<br />Make sure your child has fully completed applications<br />Encourage your child to work through the entire process as independently as possible.<br />Role of Parents<br />
    15. 15. Mr. Pieri & Mrs. Wood<br />University & Careers Blog<br />http://moodle.zis.ch/blogs/guidance/ (access – Moodle)<br />Naviancehttps://connection.naviance.com/fc/signin.php?hsid=zis<br />College Board Website http://www.collegeboard.com<br />UCAS Website http://www.ucas.com<br />Common Applicationhttp://www.commonapp.org<br />Swiss http://www.crus.ch<br />Resources<br />
    16. 16. Webster University Fri. September 10, 2010<br />Northeastern University Wed September 15, 2010<br />UBC (Univ. of British Columbia) Fri September 17, 2010 <br />American University of ParisFri September 24, 2010<br />Univ. of Calgary Mon September 27, 2010<br />Boston University Mon September 27, 2010<br />CIS University Fair 65 univ. at Marriott Hotel Zurich <br />Emerson College Tue September 28, 2010<br />Loyola University Chicago Tue September 28, 2010 <br />Quest University Canada Mon October 4, 2010 <br />Western Ontario Univ. Ivey School of Business Fri October 8, 2010 <br />Salve Regina University Mon November 8, 2010 <br />Mount Holyoke College Fri November 12, 2010 <br />All visits take place at the lunch break   <br />Upcoming Univ. Visits<br />
    17. 17. NEW: Friday destination coffee mornings 9:00 – 10:00 am<br /> Destination UK<br /> Destination North America<br /> Destination Mainland Europe<br /> Destination Australasia<br /> Planning a Gap Year<br />RSVP so we can book appropriate venue<br />Look for dates and times in next week’s ZIS Links<br />

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