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  • 1. Where Do I Go From Here
  • 2. YOUR FIRST DECISION…
  • 3. Considering College??
  • 4. Am I Really going to College? BILLERICA MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL HIGHER EDUCATION DECISIONS Attending a 2 or 4 yr. College 4 Year 2 Year• 2010 84.9 72.8 27.2• 2009 82 66.5 33.4• 2008 79.7 74.1 25.9• 2007 83.9 69.9 30.1• 2006 79.4 70.5 29.5• 2005 79.5 70.1 29.9*Information provided by the Massachusetts Department of Education
  • 5. Chances are… 75% of ourstudents, sitting right now in amiddle school classroom…will beattending a two or four yearcollege/university upongraduating high school!
  • 6. Why Go To College?• Over 60% of current Massachusetts jobs require education after high school.• College graduates have more career options.• $$$Source: College Board, Education pays 2007 and U.S. Census Current Population Survey, 2006
  • 7. How Do They Decide Who gets In?
  • 8. Massachusetts State Colleges & UMass Minimum Admissions Requirements• English- 4 courses• Math- 3 courses (Algebra I & II and Geometry or Trigonometry)• Science- 3 courses (including 2 courses with Labs• Social Sciences- 2 courses (including 1 course in US History)• Foreign Language- 2 courses (in a single language)
  • 9. BMHS Graduation Requirements• English- 4 years• Math- 4 years• Science- 3 years• History- 3 years (including US I and US II)• Foreign Language- 2 years• PE and Health- 4 years• Fine/Practical Art- 1 year (2 semesters)
  • 10. What are 4 year schools looking for…• English- 4 years• Math- 4 years• Science- At least 3 years• Social Science- At least 3 years• Foreign Language- At least 2 years in the same language• Electives- At least one year in Fine/ Practical Arts
  • 11. Don’t Believe Us….
  • 12. What are 4 year schools looking for…
  • 13. BILLERICA MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL….
  • 14. AP/Honor Classes BMHS AP/HONOR CLASSESAP CLASSES (10) HONOR CLASSES (31)English Language Statistics English 9 Modern World HistoryEnglish Literature Chemistry American Lit. US HistoryUS History Physics American Exp. US History IIEuropean History Spanish Lang. American Exp. 2 European HistoryCalculus AB Spanish Lit. Survey West. Lit. American Exp. Lit. Seminars American Exp. 2 Geometry Biology Algebra II Chemistry Diff. Calculus Chemistry II College Calculus Genetics/Microbiology Engineering Des. Physics French IV Physics II German IV Anatomy/Physiology Italian IV
  • 15. AP Results…
  • 16. SAT Scores…BMHS SAT SCORES…..YEAR READING WRITING MATH TOTAL2012 499 498 535 15322011 509 505 548 15622010 513 513 544 15702009 515 518 539 15722008 514 511 548 15732007 516 500 535 1551
  • 17. School and Community Involvement…may help you find out what you really like ?• Get Involved!!• There are many opportunities to get involved at the high school. Sports, clubs, plays, musicals, etc.• Outside of school: Part-time job, volunteer work , community service
  • 18. BMHS SportsFALL WINTER SPRING• Cheerleading • Basketball • Baseball• Cross Country • Cheerleading • Lacrosse • Gymnastics • Softball• Football • Hockey • Tennis• Golf • Track & Field • Track• Soccer • Wrestling • Volleyball (b)• Swimming (g)• Volleyball (g)
  • 19. BMHS Clubs
  • 20. BMHS Upper Level Classes…

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