Interactive Ppt College Research Requirements

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Reviews the research project. Students will pick a college and identify the information needed to answer the questions provided.

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Interactive Ppt College Research Requirements

  1. 1. College Research Requirements 7 th Language Arts Mrs. Sample
  2. 2. Purpose of this project: <ul><li>Research a college or university that interests you and to learn more about the school including degrees offered, social activities, cost, and campus environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more about the college admissions process including High School grades required, and SAT/ACT scores needed. </li></ul><ul><li>To develop a general plan of success to match your goals for post high school education. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Research: <ul><li>Admission Requirements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What grade point average from high school will you need to be accepted? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the SAT and ACT requirements for the school? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What type of school is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Percent of acceptance? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What happens if you don’t meet the SAT/ACT requirements? Can you still be accepted? If so, how? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Research: <ul><li>Cost: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instate Tuition versus Out of state Tuition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Room and Board Charges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Types of Payment options for Tuition </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Research: <ul><li>Degrees and Programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What types of Degrees do they offer? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are some classes you must take? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the typical number of hours? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Programs offered? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Required courses? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Majors offered? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Research: <ul><li>Social and Extracurricular Activities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Services offered? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers/Library Services? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Housing? Coed/Gender Specific? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Organizations offered? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clubs that you can join? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Athletics and Intramural Sports? Which are only for women? Which are only for men? </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Research: <ul><li>Why would a student be interested in this college? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give facts about the school that is interesting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give statistical information about the school that would be interesting for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give examples of why students would be interested in the school. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Required Assignments <ul><li>You will first write an expository essay over your research. You will need to include an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Be sure to use transitions and a variety of sentences. </li></ul><ul><li>You will also create a bibliography on your research sources. You must have at least </li></ul><ul><li>three sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare a PowerPoint Presentation over your research. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare a three minute presentation to use with your PPT. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sources: <ul><li>We will use the following sources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.careercruising.com (username: Berkmar, password: Middle) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.clas.ufl.edu/au/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.gwinnettpl.org (research/hw, research database, database A-Z, colleges- college source) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/huntcollegeeb.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pamphlets/DVDs. </li></ul></ul>

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