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Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
Planning For Four Year College
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  • SAT vs. ACT
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    • 1. Planning for Four-YearPlanning for Four-Year CollegeCollege Preparing our students to be World Ready
    • 2. AcademicsAcademics  Complete the a-g requirements (C- or better) – 4 years of English – 3 years of Social Studies – 3 years of Math (minimum Alg 2) – 2 years of Lab Science – 2 years of Foreign Language – 1 year of Visual Performing Art – 1 year College Prep elective Harbor a-g list available at: https://doorways.ucop.edu/list/
    • 3. AcademicsAcademics  Take a strong academic program in high school – Honors & AP classes – Enrich high school curricula with college courses  California Scholarship Federation  Take the PSAT – Saturday Oct 17  SAT or ACT  SAT Subject Tests (if applicable)
    • 4. SAT  Paragraph-length critical reading passages, an essay, and more challenging math  Ten-section exam-3 critical reading, 3 math, 3 writing, 1 experimental  Basic geometry and Algebra 2  No science  Reading – sentence completions, short and long critical reading passages, reading comprehension  Writing – essay, and questions testing grammar usage, and word choice  Penalty for wrong answers  200 – 800 per section max combined score of 2400 ACT  Four-section exam-English, Math, Reading and Science reasoning  Math up to trigonometry  Science – charts and experiments  Reading – 4 passages - prose, fiction, social science, humanities and natural science  Writing – stresses grammar  No penalty for wrong answers  1-36 for each subject, averaged composite score, highest possible 36 SAT vs. ACTSAT vs. ACT
    • 5. Get Involved!!Get Involved!! Clubs Leadership Athletics Link Crew Community Service
    • 6. College OptionsCollege Options Which school is right for YOU?Which school is right for YOU? Research & Visit Campuses Considerations -What are my interests and skills? -What do I want to major in? -What size college do I want to attend? -Athletics and extracurricular activities Attend Cabrillo College and Career Night November 2 6:00-8:00pm
    • 7. University of CaliforniaUniversity of California  9 campuses Very Competitive ELC SAT or ACT and SAT Subject Tests (2 different subjects, math level 2 only) http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/
    • 8. California State UniversityCalifornia State University 23 campuses SAT or ACT Minimum GPA 2.0 (for non-impacted campuses) EAP Program for English and Math www.csumentor.edu
    • 9. Private Colleges &Private Colleges & UniversitiesUniversities Over 75 in California Vary in selectivity, testing requirements applications and process Usually need 1 or more letters of recommendation and essays www.aiccu.edu
    • 10. Western UndergraduateWestern Undergraduate Exchange ProgramExchange Program Reduced tuition level (up to 150%) for California Residents Participating States: Alaska Arizona Colorado Hawaii Idaho Montana Nevada New Mexico North Dakota Oregon South Dakota Utah Washington Wyoming www.wiche.edu
    • 11. ScholarshipsScholarships  Complete Scholarship Profile in Senior year  Research scholarships online ww.fastweb.com  Free Application for Federal Student Aid & Cal Grant – Apply for FAFSA Jan 1-March 2 – Record your SSN with with Counseling in order for GPA to be sent by Harbor for Cal Grant verification – FAFSA workshops at Cabrillo www.fafsa.ed.gov
    • 12. QUESTIONS??QUESTIONS??

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