Challenges: Academic• Use your study skills/student planner• Communicate with your teachers• Let your counselor know if you need help• Use the AA labs• Interim reports
Your Transcript is Your Ticket to your Future!• Review and note any corrections – English 2 Health 1/2 – Science 2 P.E. 1/2 – Math 2 – Soc.Stu 2 ·• Look at your GPA » See how your GPA Pays you! » High GPA is best paying Job you can have!• NOTE: GPA for college applications will be complete at the end of this year!• Do your very best!• » Look at your Credits 21.5 required for graduation!• » Review Community Service Hours -16 Required!
On the road to a Diploma with Honors?• Qualifications: 1. English 4 credits 2. Mathematics 4 credits · 3. Science (1 Physics +1 Chem) 4 credits 4. Social Studies 4 credits 5. Foreign Language 3 credits or 2+2 6. Fine Arts 1 credit 7. Grade Point Average 3.50+ 8. ACT/SAT score 27/1210• Must meet 7 out of 8 of these criteria
College:• PSAT, SAT and ACT College entranceexams.• Admission Criteria 1. Grades 2. Curriculum 3. Test Scores• Additional Criteria 1. Essay 2. Class Rank 3. Activities/Leadership 4. Recommendations 5. Special Talent
ACT TEST DATESTest Dates Registration ByDecember 8th November 2ndApril 13th March 8thJune 8th May 3rd
ACT WRITINGUniversities that require ACT Writing: University of Cincinnati Kent State University The Ohio State University
ACT: GENERAL INFOHigh School Code: 364-065Test Center Code: 197860College and Scholarship Choices: Enter 4 choicesRegistration: On-line*paper forms available from counselor very limited
PSAT/NMSQT(Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test )• $14.00 due to • Sign up in Mrs. Blausey in English room! Office by Friday, • Practice booklet October 12th. • Aptitude test:• Test is critical thinking, Wednesday, math, writing October 17th in skills study hall.
Opportunities to help you narrowyour college options1. Talk to a college representative: Visitation schedule posted in English rooms Must sign up in the office prior to visit2. Think about reasons for going to college: career options & degree level required3. Visit college campuses: Three during school hours & must arrange through counselor4. Career counseling: OCIS and counselor
Important factors in choosing a college:• Two year, technical, or four year• Size and location• Kind of atmosphere• Admission requirements• Academics• Cost and financial aid• Housing• Facilities/activities
United States Service Academy NominationCongressman, Bob Latta, will host an academy information night:• Thursday, September 20th• Perrysburg High School• 7pm in libraryRepresentatives from: 1. US Military Academy at West Point 2. US naval Academy at Annapolis 3. US Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs 4. US Coast Guard Academy at Merchant Marine Academy
NCAA Registration• For students who may be or are eligible to participate in college athletics at the NCAA Division I or II level.• To be eligible for scholarships, or to participate as a college freshman, you MUST register with NCAA Clearinghouse: www.eligibilitycenter.org• Review the guidelines and requirements on their website and register online.• NCAA students send test scores from SAT or ACT directly by entering “9999” as a free test- score recipient.
Boys State/Girls State2011-2012 representatives:Danielle Baugher Steph DippmanTaylor Ernsthausen Adrienne GetzErica Guyer Cassie HoffmannMarissa Soltis Lyndsay TennisonRoss Bockbrader Skylar DierkerAdam Krukemyer Joe NaumanAustin Smith
QUESTIONSWhere can I find guidance information? Display case by McKibben’s doorWhen should I be thinking of taking anACT test?When should I be planning college visits?