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  • How many of you plan on transferring to a 4-year college?
  • How many are 1 st generation students?
  • “ How many of you intend to seek out scholarships to pay for college?” That's when you can talk about our new scholarship recommendations feature. recommends scholarships based on your profile and transfer preferences.
  • Laura Rasmussen McGee 8/4/2010 “ Did you know that as a member of Phi Theta Kappa, you were automatically enrolled in CollegeFish.org?"
  • Some of the information in your profile will be pre-populated from data received from the College.
  • Make sure to fill out the profile accurately and completely, so the search engine for colleges can return the best results.
  • A screenshot of the 22 steps towards a successful transfer.
  • These are the best fit college matches based on the specific information you input in your profile. If your profile information changes, it will update the college match section as well. To save a college, click on the “FishBowl.” You can save up to 6 colleges in your FishBowl.
  • You can reorder the colleges within your fishbowl by changing the number in the rank column. Make sure to click the “drive” icon to save your changes!
  • You can drill down on a specific day. Make sure to explore the options available in this tool, and check back for updates and events that are published by your college and those 4-year schools you’ve chosen in your FishBowl.
  • The College profile has 10 tabs with very detailed information on each college within the database. This includes contact information and information outlining both tuition and aid and demographics.
  • There are roughly 3,000 third-party scholarships listed within the CollegeFish.org database.
  • Much like the FishBowl, this is the area you can save select scholarships to. Once you’ve searched for a scholarship, if you’re interested in exploring it further, save it to your Treasure Chest for follow up.
  • Collegefish org

    1. 1. CollegeFish.org for Phi Theta Kappa members 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    2. 2. The Question: How can we assist you in the transfer process to a 4-year college? 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    3. 3. <ul><li>Are you a </li></ul><ul><li>First Generation Student? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45%-Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>55%-No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    4. 4. Some of the issues that can block a successful transfer <ul><li>Many students are unaware of the transfer process (1 st generation)-Are you a first generation student? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Missed deadlines: Scholarships, Financial Aid, Housing, Course Registration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overworked transfer champions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited access to resources to guide the planning process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poor credit transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Results: Failure to access or complete a baccalaureate program </li></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    5. 5. Phi Theta Kappa’s Answer: CollegeFish.org 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    6. 6. What is CollegeFish.org? <ul><li>Highly interactive web-based tool which brings the transfer stakeholders together: </li></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    7. 7. Student Benefits <ul><li>Fosters communication between students and advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Enables proactive transfer planning for community college students ( No cost to the student or college) </li></ul><ul><li>Explains the “How, What, Where, Why, and When regarding transfer – available 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Offers college & scholarship information </li></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    8. 8. Student Transfer Tools <ul><li>College match/search based on your unique profile </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship search/listings </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship Recommendations (New feature) </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar/deadline tracker </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer “Milestones” </li></ul><ul><li>College profiles </li></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    9. 9. <ul><li>Did you know that as a member of Phi Theta Kappa you are automatically enrolled in Collegefish.org? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45%-Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>55%-No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    10. 10. Anyone who is a member of Phi Theta Kappa is automatically enrolled in CollegeFish.org. 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    11. 11. Goals 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    12. 12. <ul><li> Have you completed your </li></ul><ul><li>Collegefish.org profile? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45%-Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>55%-No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    13. 13. Completing Your Profile 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    14. 14. <ul><li>Do you plan on transferring </li></ul><ul><li>to a four year institution? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45%-Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>55%-No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    15. 15. Transfer Preferences 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    16. 16. Next Steps 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    17. 17. <ul><li>Do you know which colleges in </li></ul><ul><li>your profile are the best </li></ul><ul><li>match for you? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45%-Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>55%-No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    18. 18. My Matches 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    19. 19. FishBowl – with 6 selected colleges 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    20. 20. 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa Calendar your calendar will list any events placed on your community college’s CollegeFish.org calendar, as well as any event placed on the calendar of your FishBowl college of choice.
    21. 21. College Profile 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    22. 22. <ul><li>Do you plan on seeking scholarships to </li></ul><ul><li>assist in paying for college? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45%-Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>55%-No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    23. 23. Scholarship Profile 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    24. 24. 08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa My Treasure Chest
    25. 25. <ul><li>Our goal is to join members and advisors together with the resources of Phi Theta Kappa to simplify the transfer process. </li></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    26. 26. <ul><li>Did you find this presentation helpful? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45%-Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>55%-No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    27. 27. What we are Suggesting? <ul><li>Audience Response Systems </li></ul><ul><li>“ Clickers” </li></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    28. 28. Desired Outcomes <ul><li>Members and advisors use clickers to answer Yes or No & Data from clickers inserted directly into PowerPoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Members see results instantly. </li></ul><ul><li>More interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Can get data to HQ </li></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa
    29. 29. Questions? <ul><li>Onjalai Flake </li></ul><ul><li>International Vice President Division IV </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>08/05/10 Phi Theta Kappa

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