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  • Tell about spring deadline too, but encourage June to be safe…March 30 th is still deadline to tell HS.
  • Can be used for hs credit too but you must let the high school know that you are doing that before the class starts and then ask for a transcript to be sent to high school once class is completed. Will not happen automatically.
  • Criteria for participation is the same for option B or for CIE – don’t forget talent clause
  • Do not have to just take math, science, english, social studies, etc…can take courses for fun like dance, scuba, computer gaming etc…almost any course you wish if you qualify…
  • There may be additional courses that might not be appropriate for a freshman or sophomore (or even juniors) based on high school graduation requirements and college degree requirements and students may be advised to wait to take those courses later. At the high school sites, some courses will be offered to upperclassmen first…
  • All students must take entire COMPASS assessment for placement into courses and as part of entrance requirements for the PSEO programs or submit ACT or SAT scores instead. Refer to ACT scores in packet when discussing Compass too.
  • Some schools will use the application itself as the “intent form” . If your child is in 8 th grade, section 2 of the application will be completed by the HIGH School counselor. Get the 7 th and 8 th grade transcript at the middle school but take to high school for completion. Presenter- ask high school counselor you are presenting at to tell you the deadline date they are giving to students.
  • Even though LCCC might allow a student to participate in spring if the app is turned in by October 15 th , the district can still say no if you haven’t indicated you wanted to participate by March 30 th !!!
  • Give ACT scores/ point out sheet in packet…
  • Once you have received an approval letter in the mail and tested you can meet with an academic advisor to schedule or go over test results or both.
  • PSEO orientations will be held at Midpoint, Wellington Center and at main campus

Post Secondary Enrollment Options at LCCC Post Secondary Enrollment Options at LCCC Presentation Transcript

  • Welcome Parents & Students 2012 Post Secondary Enrollment Options Information Night
  • PSEO Team
    • Rochelle Lappis – Marketing Recruitment Specialist and PSEO Liaison
    • 440 366-7740 or rlappis@lorainccc.edu
    • Kathy Lathwell – Academic Advisor
    • 440 366-7666 or klathwel@lorainccc.edu
    • Joe Burkart – PSEO Counselor
    • 440 366-4191 or jburkart@lorainccc.edu
  • Two Programs
    • Post Secondary Enrollment Option B (PSEO B)
    • Credit-in-Escrow
  • PSEO B
    • Free tuition and books
    • Counts on high school transcript and college transcript
    • Must be taken during the academic year
    • Fall deadline for application – June 15th
  • Credit-in-Escrow
    • Paid for by student and parents
    • Counts on college transcript / May also be used for high school credit
    • Classes can be taken during the summer as well as the academic year
    • Deadline for application – 3 weeks prior to start of term
  • Criteria for Participation
    • Freshman
    • 3.9 GPA for 7 & 8 grade accumulation
    • Complete assessment
    • Sophomore
    • 3.7 GPA for 8 & 9 grade accumulation
    • Complete assessment
    • Junior
    • 3.5 high school GPA
    • Complete assessment
    • Senior
    • 3.0 high school GPA
    • Complete assessment
    • Students can choose off the “transfer module” list for general education or core courses that will transfer to state colleges and universities.
    • Students can choose electives or other courses that they find interesting or cannot take at the high school that may help in career exploration or to prepare for college expectations.
  • Restricted Courses
    • ALHN 112, 113
    • All Allied Health Clinical Courses
    • EDCT 111, 171
    • ECED (all courses)
    • EMSB & EMSP (all courses)
    • PEFT 151 (minimum age 16 )
  • Course Limitations
    • Freshmen
      • one course per semester
      • must meet prerequisite
        • Sophomores
      • two or more courses per semester may be allowed
      • must meet prerequisite
    • Juniors and Seniors
      • equivalent of a high school day
      • must meet prerequisite
  • Formula to determine payment
    • # of periods in your high school day (excluding the standard lunch period)
    • _
    • # of Carnegie units you are taking through your high school
    • __________________________________result multiplied by 5
  • Example:
    • 8 periods in your high school day
    • -
    • 2 Carnegie Units taken through your school
    • ______________________________
    • 6
    • 6 X 5 = 30 LCCC semester hours for the year allowed to be funded by PSEO
  • High School Site Courses
    • LCCC courses are available at some high schools!
      • Student remains in high school environment.
      • Student still earns college credit.
      • Student may access all services LCCC provides for on campus students.
  • What To Do and When
    • All Students: Notify middle/high school of intent to participate ( get intent form from school) by March 30
    • Complete application (sections 1 and 3) AS SOON AS YOU DECIDE to PARTICIPATE . Turn in to HS immediately!
    • Discuss college course selections with your high school counselor to complete section 2 of the application and forward to LCCC along with a school transcript.
  • What to Do and When
    • Applications for Option B will not be approved for fall semester if submitted after June 15 th .
    • There is a “second chance” deadline for students that want to participate in spring semester – October 15th
    • The earlier you submit your application, the better…
  • Placement for College Courses
    • Take COMPASS Assessment before school lets out. (TARGET DATE is by May 15 th ).
    • Check www.lorainccc.edu/compass for sample questions and lab hours.
    • Or…Submit ACT/SAT scores to LCCC.
  • Checklist for Registration
    • Meet with LCCC Academic Advisor and schedule your classes or to have an advising session if taking classes at the high school site. (You can take your COMPASS and meet with an advisor in same day)
    • Advising Sessions will be held on a walk-in basis in the Mike Bass Library and Community Center at LCCC:
    • Enrollment Services Hours:
    • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. thru 7:30 p.m.
    • Fridays : 8:30 a.m. thru 4:30 p.m.
    • ***Remember: Avoid waiting in line and getting closed out of courses by applying for PSEO and meeting with advisors EARLY(before summer break)!
  • What To Do and When
    • LCCC site students will schedule campus courses during their advising session.
    • High school site students will be registered by LCCC staff over summer, but will learn if they meet requirements during their advising session.
    • Take your schedule to the Bass Library Building and get your college I.D.
    • Pick out your books at the College Bookstore 3 weeks before class. (HS site – we will deliver).
    • ATTEND A PSEO ORIENTATION during July or August.
    • Sign up at www.lorainccc.edu/pseo
  • PSEO Benefits & Cautions
  • PSEO Participation...Benefits
    • Attend college while still in high school
    • Count credits for both high school and college
    • Use credits at LCCC or transfer credits
    • Complete college degree in fewer terms and with greater flexibility
    • Reduce overall costs of college education
  • More transfer information . on the web…
    • U.select at www.transfer.org
    • www.lorainccc.edu/transfer
  • Some Comparable Tuition Rates
    • Cost Per Semester Hour
    • LCCC $ 103.05 CSU $ 373.00
    • KSU $ 425.00 Univ. of Akron $ 385.19
    • Univ. of Toledo $ 316.58 Baldwin-Wallace $ 820.00
    • CWRU $1,615.00 Oberlin College $ 1780.00
    • John Carroll Univ. $ 935.00
    • Above tuition is for Universities on a Semester System for academic year 2011/2012
  • PSEO Participation... Benefits
    • Offset the difficult process of obtaining scholarships
    • Take courses not available at high school
    • Increase opportunities for career exploration
    • Experience diversity by exposure to students of different backgrounds, ages and beliefs
  • LCCC Student Services – no matter where you take your classes
      • Computer labs
      • Physical education facilities
      • Career development services
      • Advising and counseling services
      • Free tutoring services
      • Use of the library/Ohio link
  • You Should Know…
    • College Site: student is removed from the high school environment
    • HB 282, 3.0 high school GPA is required in subject area
  • You Should Know…
    • Grades earned in college coursework may affect high school class rank
    • College grades are usually computed into GPA (depends on school policy)
      • Some schools add quality points for LCCC courses like they would for honors courses
      • Even an A in a college class can sometimes negatively impact student’s class rank
  • You Should Know…
    • Students may find it more difficult to partake in high school extra-curricular activities
    • Students will be exposed to course- work geared toward adult learners
    • Students may not have the maturity for the college atmosphere
  • You Should Know…
    • College transcripts are permanent records
    • Students retain entering freshman status toward federal and state financial aid--check with receiving institution about their scholarships
    • School districts will seek financial restitution if student fails or withdraws from a course
  • You Should Know…
    • High school graduation may be jeopardized if a student fails or drops a college course that is also being used for high school credit.
      • Work closely with high school counselor
      • Give your absolute best effort
      • Talk to your instructors!
      • Get help/tutoring if necessary
  • You Should Know
    • You will follow LCCC calendar. Breaks and days off and finals may differ.
    • FERPA – No interim reports or parent conferences…
  • Questions? Thanks for coming out this evening!