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0910 Junior Parent Presentation

  1. 1. Junior Parent Night<br />
  2. 2. College<br />Recommendations?<br />Applications?<br />Career Plans?<br />Testing?<br />Essays?<br />Financial Aid?<br />
  3. 3. WHO<br />AM <br />I<br />?<br />* TRANSCRIPT<br />* STUDENT<br />INFORMATION SHEET<br />* PARENT<br />CONTRIBUTION<br />* CAREER<br />CRUISING<br />
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  5. 5. Student<br />Input<br />Form<br />
  6. 6. …more input:<br />Junior Student Counselor Meeting (spring)<br />Optional Parent Letter<br />
  7. 7. Career Preparation Programs<br />Career Cruising<br />Online @ home<br />NCAA<br />Divisions I, II<br />South<br />Grad<br />
  8. 8. TESTING<br /><ul><li>ACT
  9. 9. MME-MARCH
  10. 10. SAT I-II
  11. 11. AP
  12. 12. (don’t forget finals)</li></li></ul><li>
  13. 13. College Entrance Exams<br />SAT I and II <br />(reasoning & subject tests)<br />Register online<br />Carefully review prospective college application requirements<br />Only take SAT subject if schools require the test<br />www.collegeboard.com <br />ACT<br />Be sure to register for the ACT with writing if taking in addition to MME<br />MME ACT includes Writing <br />www.actstudent.org<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>English
  15. 15. Math
  16. 16. Reading
  17. 17. Science
  18. 18. Writing</li></ul>Maximum Score: 36<br />Average Score in Michigan: 22<br />
  19. 19. 2010 AP Exam Schedule<br />Students should register for their own exams (but they will ask you for money)<br />If your student is going to be absent from the scheduled AP testing date(s) for unavoidable reasons, notify the Records Clerk in the Counseling Center as soon as possible so that alternate accommodations can be made.<br />If your student is receiving special accommodations for the SAT I and want the same for the AP exams, notify the Records Room at the time you register for the APs.<br />
  20. 20. College Application Process<br />To Do:<br /><ul><li>Research
  21. 21. Visit
  22. 22. Check Web/Print resources on colleges
  23. 23. Prepare for applications</li></li></ul><li>School sends out paperwork and we wait!<br />Application<br />Process<br />CRC begins to track application and forwards to counseling and records<br />Student goes to Career Resource Center (CRC) to notify school<br />Student fills out college application<br />
  24. 24. Common Application<br />www.commonapp.org<br />Students STILL need to notify <br />South of application in person <br />in the CRC<br />
  25. 25. And…we wait.<br />
  26. 26. Formula <br />For the Perfect Essay…<br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28. Interviews<br />
  29. 29. Teacher<br />Letters of Recommendation<br />Ask Teacher(s)<br /><ul><li>Give at least 2 weeks notice
  30. 30. Provide stamped addressed envelope directly to admissions departments</li></ul>Thank You note in Two Weeks<br />
  31. 31.
  32. 32. Campus Visits<br /><ul><li>Just do it!
  33. 33. Get a feel for the place
  34. 34. Plan & combine them
  35. 35. Make it official
  36. 36. Call ahead for a tour
  37. 37. Get documentation for attendance freebie
  38. 38. Prepare
  39. 39. Ask questions
  40. 40. Learn unique features
  41. 41. Personalize to your interests</li></li></ul><li>Visit the South CRC Webpage<br />
  42. 42. Financial Aid<br />and Scholarships<br />
  43. 43. MME<br />FAFSA<br />CRC<br />Private<br />FAST WEB<br />Scholarships<br />
  44. 44.  <br />Career Resource Center (CRC)<br /> in Library<br />Monday through Friday 7:30 am – 10:30 am<br />or by appointment at other times<br />Contact: Teresa Bennett<br />432-3675<br />Visit the CRC website!<br />Career Cruising, college representative visits, financial aid, college videos & catalogs, summer programs, vocational school information, service information, College Night, Financial Aid Night<br /> <br />
  45. 45. Warning!<br />
  46. 46. Photo Sources<br />www. FLICKR.com<br />www.PhotoSource.com<br />

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