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Junior visit presentation10 11

  1. 1. Class of 2012 What should your student know? What should your student be doing? 1
  2. 2. Counseling Department <ul><li>A-CO – Mr. Maluski </li></ul><ul><li>Cr–F + AVID- Mrs. Gallo </li></ul><ul><li>G–La- Ms. Purchase </li></ul><ul><li>Le-Pa - Mr. Perez </li></ul><ul><li>Pe–Sc- Ms. Moore </li></ul><ul><li>Se–Z - Mr. Kanner </li></ul>Your student should Get to know your counselor! 2
  3. 3. Be Successful <ul><li>Stay on track for graduation </li></ul><ul><li>Students should keep up their grades – their GPA really counts for College Admissions and Scholarships! </li></ul>3
  4. 4. Graduation Requirements 4 Credits 4 3 2 3 1 1 .5 7.5 Area English Math Science Social Studies Physical Education (class) Fine arts/vocational electives Comp. Health Electives PASS AIMS TEST
  5. 5. In-State College Requirements <ul><li>4 credits of English. </li></ul><ul><li>4 credits of math or through math year 4 or honors pre calculus. </li></ul><ul><li>3 credits of lab science (Ag Science 1 and 2 together equates to 1 lab science credit and 1 elective credit. Hon Science Research is not a lab science). </li></ul><ul><li>2 credits of social studies. </li></ul><ul><li>1 credit of fine art- art, music, drama or dance. </li></ul><ul><li>2 credits of the same foreign language- or through level 2 of any foreign language. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Graduation Honors <ul><li>National Honor Society </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>High Honors </li></ul><ul><li>Honors </li></ul><ul><li>SEE PAGE 12 OF THE STUDENT HANDBOOK FOR SPECIFIC CRITERIA </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is your student doing after HHS? <ul><li>attend a 4 year University </li></ul><ul><li>attend a community college </li></ul><ul><li>So what do the rest of our graduates do??? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Post HS Education &Training Options <ul><li>Apprenticeships </li></ul><ul><li>Community College/Technical Colleges/Certificate Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Military Training </li></ul><ul><li>4 year University </li></ul><ul><li>Working at a job </li></ul><ul><li>Sitting at home is </li></ul><ul><li>NOT an option! </li></ul>5
  9. 9. Community College/Technical Colleges/Certificate Programs <ul><li>Community Colleges offer a wide range of occupational/educational avenues. </li></ul><ul><li>Some students start at a CC and transfer to a university to complete a bachelor’s degree. </li></ul><ul><li>Others may explore certificate and AS/AA degrees. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many vocational programs offered in a wide range of areas. </li></ul>
  10. 10. CC Career Opportunities <ul><li>Chandler Gilbert CC </li></ul><ul><li>Aircraft Construction Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Aircraft Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Aviation </li></ul><ul><li>Equine Science </li></ul><ul><li>Golf Course Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Media Arts: Dig. Imaging </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Mesa CC </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Drafting </li></ul><ul><li>Para-Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Police Academy Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Firefighting </li></ul><ul><li>Scottsdale CC </li></ul><ul><li>Culinary Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Radiography </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga Teaching Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Speech-Language Pathology </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Gateway CC </li></ul><ul><li>Court Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Automotive Technology (Partnership w/ Nissan & Toyota) </li></ul><ul><li>Hydrologic Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Respiratory Therapist </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Radiographer </li></ul>These are only a few of the different programs & colleges available
  11. 11. Trade & Technical Schools <ul><li>These schools vary in size, entry requirements, cost and quality. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a good idea to visit the school you are interested in attending, Talk with students who have previously attended the school and employers in our community who hire people in your chosen occupation. </li></ul><ul><li>Research these schools carefully! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Military Bound <ul><li>Take the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery). </li></ul><ul><li>Explore career options available through each of the branches. </li></ul><ul><li>Military representatives are scheduled each month during lunch. Remember to involve Students in the process. </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up in their history class! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Military Bound Cont. <ul><li>College R.O.T.C Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Service Academies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>West Point (Army ) New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. Air force Academy Colorado </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annapolis (Naval Academy) Maryland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coast Guard Academy Connecticut </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Begin the process now. </li></ul>
  14. 14. University Bound Students <ul><li>Take the PSAT – October 16, 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register at the bookstore </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Helps prepare for the SAT – You can become familiar with the kinds of questions and directions you will see on the SAT. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a projected SAT score. </li></ul><ul><li>Enter competition for scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. </li></ul>
  15. 15. University Bound Jr.’s cont. <ul><li>Meet with College Representatives. </li></ul><ul><li>Research universities and colleges they are interested in. </li></ul><ul><li>Athletes: Make sure that they register spring semester with NCAA in order to be eligible for scholarship opportunities. Apply online @ https://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common/ </li></ul>
  16. 16. SAT/ACT <ul><li>What is the difference? </li></ul><ul><li>How much do they cost? </li></ul><ul><li>How does your student sign up? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SAT ( www.collegeboard.com ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACT ( www.actstudent.org ) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. ACT and SAT Prep <ul><li>Best preparation is a solid high school program </li></ul><ul><li>Practice tests and test taking strategies can be found: </li></ul>12 <ul><li>Online at ACT – SAT website </li></ul><ul><li>Registration material </li></ul><ul><li>RMASS Seminars – register online </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.rmass.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Princeton Review – SAT/ACT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact counselor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kaplan Test Prep – SAT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact counselor for registration </li></ul></ul></ul>Take your ACT & SAT during your Spring Semester
  18. 18. Instate University Entrance Requirements Class of 2011 <ul><li>Admission Offered (unconditional) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ASU & NAU top 25% or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.0 GPA 16 core courses (no deficiencies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or SAT math/reading 1040 ACT 22 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U of A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>16 core courses (no deficiencies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rank in top 25% of class (at least a 2.0) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional criteria considered for students who do not meet unconditional admission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>rank, GPA, test scores (ACT/SAT), deficiencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>extracurricular activities, community service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>holistic review </li></ul></ul>13
  19. 19. Types of Scholarships <ul><li>Merit Based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grades, GPA in high school, & Test scores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic based on application (In State Univ.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Out of State (Check their websites) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>AIMS </li></ul><ul><li>Private </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Aid </li></ul><ul><li>Grants </li></ul>
  20. 20. Applying for Scholarships your Senior Year <ul><li>Check the HHS Website </li></ul><ul><li>Update your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Allow 2 weeks for letters of recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>Stay involved </li></ul><ul><li>WATCH DEADLINES </li></ul>15
  21. 21. To do’s! <ul><li>Stay Focused - GPA at the end of the junior year is what they apply to college with. </li></ul><ul><li>This year will set them up for success in your Senior year and beyond. </li></ul><ul><li>Congratulations, they are more than halfway to graduation. </li></ul>

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