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Group B Winter 2012
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  • 1. Welcome!!
  • 2. International Student AdvisorsErin Walkerewalker@shoreline.edu Lisa Hirayama lhirayam@shoreline.edu Cynthia Okawara cokawara@shoreline.edu
  • 3. Navigating Your Education
  • 4. US Education System• Four-year university--Bachelor degreeOR• Two-year community college--Associate degree.AND• Then transfer to a university and finish their Bachelor degree.
  • 5. U.S. Educational SystemDepending on math and English placement, your programof study may take longer than four years.
  • 6. Programs of Study at Shoreline • Professional / Technical • High School Completion • Academic Transfer
  • 7. Professional / Technical • Job Training • Credits usually do not transfer • Programs range from 1 quarter certificates to 2 year degrees • Most of your classes will be in your major (few general education classes)
  • 8. High School Completion•To earn a High School Diploma•Counts for both high school and Associate’s Degree.•All questions hopefully answered at the High school completion session yesterday!
  • 9. Academic Transfer• General Education (Math, English, Social Science, Humanities, Science).• Major Requirements/prerequisites
  • 10. Resources for Academic Transfer• Transfer Wagon in International Programs• Quarterly Academic Workshops• Transfer fairs (Fall and Winter quarters)• Your advisor
  • 11. Other SCC Resources• Transfer Tutor Center• Writing and Learning Studio• Math Learning Center• International Student Advisor(see the resource list the green binder!)
  • 12. Student Expectations• Be responsible for: • Communicating with instructors • Reading your syllabi • Be careful of plagiarism!• Pay attention to facebook, eNews, Advising This Week for: • important registration dates! • University application deadlines• Look to the resource book (green binder) for answers!
  • 13. Registration
  • 14. Registration•Group Registration•This appointment is to plan this quarter only•You will make a complete plan later
  • 15. What Classes Should I Take? How many Credits?
  • 16. First Quarter Classes• ESL, English, Math• Classes that will meet general education requirements.• Some classes will be full. You will have more choice next quarter!!• Review your transportation plan
  • 17. Credits?• Typical class is 5 credits (5 hours per week)• One credit = one hour of class time• Typical quarter = 15 credits, no more than 18!
  • 18. Registration Tools•Catalog (online) or $5.00 at the bookstore•Quarterly Schedule•Live Online Schedule (more updated)•Registration Form – please fill before your registration appointment.
  • 19. Where to find the registration forms!
  • 20. When changingyour Schedule…Adding or dropping a class be sure to fillout the form BEFORE seeing the advisor!!
  • 21. Fill out your form and getany required signaturesBEFORE you meet withan advisor!
  • 22. Math and English
  • 23. ESL/English Placement ESL level 5 ESL level 6 ESL 99 ESL 100 English 101 10 credits 10 credits 10 credits 5 credits 5 credits • English 101 is college level English • ESL 100 will count for an elective class toward most degrees. It may or may not transfer to university. • ESL 050, 060, and 99 do not transfer, but are considered academic preparation. • Most students need to complete ESL 095
  • 24. MATHPLACEMENT
  • 25. Do you need Math?•Yes:• If you plan to get ANY type of degree from Shoreline• If you plan to transfer to a 4 year university•No:• If you took a college level math class at a US college or university—see an advisor• If you are only taking ESL at Shoreline
  • 26. Math Placement• Many times math scores are too low.• Not everyone needs to re-take the test.• After retaking the test, if you are still not satisfied, you can talk with a Math Instructor .
  • 27. Math—what do your results mean?
  • 28. Practice• Testing Center information including math practice! • http://www.shoreline.edu/math/handouts.html• COMPASS Practice tests • http://www.act.org/compass/tests/math.html• Numerical Skills • http://www.act.org/compass/sample/pdf/numerical.pdf• College Algebra • http://www.act.org/compass/sample/pdf/geometry.pdf• Math Review by Topic • http://shoreline.edu/math/Math_Review_and_Practice.htm• Math Handout Sheets • http://www.shoreline.edu/math/handouts.html
  • 29. GradingandAdvising
  • 30. Types of Grades•Decimal Grading•P / NC Grading•Student Option Grading•W = Withdrawal
  • 31. Transcripts An official record of all the classes you’ve taken at Shoreline and your grade in each course.
  • 32. Grade Point Average (GPA) • 4.0 = A • 3.0 = B • 2.0 = C • 1.0 = D • Below 0.7 = fail • Scholastic Standard = 1.75 GPA or higher Visit the online GPA Calculator at:http://www.shoreline.edu/advising/gpa.htm
  • 33. Important Dates• Check the quarterly schedule for important dates!! For example: • Last Day for 100% refund = • January 13th • Last day for 50% refund = • January 30th Also available online at: http://www.shoreline.edu/calendars/academic-calendar.aspx
  • 34. Advising Assistance • Appointments (1/2 hour) • online calendar • next day only • Department Advisors and Faculty • Walk-in advising (5-10 minute answer)
  • 35. Walk-in Advising Full Walk-in schedule available in your Green Binder!
  • 36. Express Advising
  • 37. WALK-IN ADVISING•Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:10:30 – 12:00 & 2:00pm-3:30pm•Wednesday & Friday:Appointments OnlyDISCLAIMERS: On very busy days, sign-up mayneed to end at least 15 minutes before the endof walk-in. Please bring something to do whileyou wait!
  • 38. WALK-IN SCENARIOS• Scenario# 1: Student needs an I-20 signed for travel. Express or Regular?• Scenario #2: Student would like to ask a question about transferring to UW in business. Express or Regular?• Scenario #3: Student has been on a waitlist for a class and now has the instructor’s signature to add the class and has NO questions? Student has filled out her Schedule Change form already. Express or Regular?• Scenario #4: Student would like to add a class to his schedule, but isn’t sure what class to add. Express or Regular?
  • 39. WALK-IN VS APPOINTMENTS• Scenario# 1: Student has question about his next quarter classes. Walk-in or appointment?• Scenario #2: Student wants to make an academic plan. Walk-in or appointment?• Scenario #3: Student wants help choosing classes. Walk-in or appointment?• Scenario #4: Student needs prerequisites for a business major for out-of-state schools. Walk-in or appointment?
  • 40. New Student Check-in Meeting January 13th 12:30 – 1:30 9208 (QDR)
  • 41. Registration AppointmentINSTRUCTIONSRegistered by Groups: Thursday - MondayListen for instructions & Look for your NamePick up Appointment Card (see volunteer)REMINDERSFind bldg location (Library 4214 or PUB 9102)Arrive on time & sign in with volunteerBring green notebook & yellow Registration FormDo not exchange cards with friendsQUESTIONS?Please ask an advisor: Erin, Lisa or Cynthia
  • 42. Next Steps• Attend your registration group• Pay Tuition by the first day of classes• Make your ID card (bring your registration receipt and a photo ID)• Attend the REQUIRED New Student Check-in Meeting.
  • 43. Good luck!Remember that we’rehere to help you!

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