Junior Group Guidance Meeting Powerpoint Presentation 2009 Rev

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  • MME test is March 9, 10, and 11th at South H.S. (Includes ACT)Register early and use online resources rather than the mail if you’ll be taking the ACT any additional times.See counselor now regarding any special accommodations (deadline applies)Check data on admissions ticket for location of exam, Social Security number, spelling, address
  • Verbal, Math and Writing sections Scores can range from 200-800 per section A score of 1000 (combined Verbal and Math) is considered average for college Add zero to end of Verbal and Math scores on PSAT to compare with future potential SAT scores This test is preferred by the highly selective and eastern schools. Be sure to also register for the SAT II’s per the requirements of the universities you are interested in at this time.
  • Junior Group Guidance Meeting Powerpoint Presentation 2009 Rev

    1. 1. JUNIOR GROUP GUIDANCE MEETING<br />Tuesday, September 22<br />Auditorium<br />Grosse Pointe South High School<br />
    2. 2. STUDENT SUPPORT PERSONNEL<br />COUNSELORS<br />Mr. Eric Burson eric.burson@gpschools.org 432-3524<br />Mrs. Catherine Lewis catherine.lewis@gpschools.org432-3523<br />Mr. Troy Glasser troy.glasser@gpschools.org 432-3521<br />Mrs. Beth Walsh-Sahutske beth.walsh-sahutske@gpschools.org 432-3522<br />Mrs. Anne Mabley anne.mabley@gpschools.org432-3526<br />Counseling Office 432-3519<br />Counseling Fax 432-3527<br />Career Resource Center teresa.bennett@gpschools.org432-3675<br />STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM<br />Mr. Doug Roby doug.roby@gpschools.org 432-3520<br />SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST<br />Mr. Scott Bruns scott.bruns@gpschools.org 432-3525<br />
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    4. 4. NCAA Eligibility and NEW Requirements<br />To be considered qualified for playing sports at the collegiate level:<br /><ul><li>Graduate from high school
    5. 5. Complete a core curriculum:
    6. 6. 16 academic classes (Division I)
    7. 7. 14 academic classes (Division II)
    8. 8. Earn an academic GPA and ACT or SAT score consistent with NCAA requirements
    9. 9. Register online (ncaa.org)</li></li></ul><li>NCAA Divisions I& II<br />Consult the NCAA Freshman Eligibility Standards Quick Reference Sheet on the website<br />New website address:www.ncaastudent.org <br />ACT and SAT scores must be sent directly to NCAA from the testing agency. <br />NCAA’s SAT/ACT code is 9999.<br />
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    11. 11. <ul><li>Register with Mrs. Ignagni in Mrs. Murphy’s office – cost is $25
    12. 12. Review practice booklet
    13. 13. Saturday, October 17th at South starting at 7:45 am
    14. 14. Used to determine eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship</li></li></ul><li>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 />
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    16. 16. <ul><li>English
    17. 17. Math
    18. 18. Reading
    19. 19. Science
    20. 20. Writing</li></ul>Maximum Score: 36<br />Average Score in Michigan: 22<br />Qualifier for Michigan Promise Scholarship ($4,000)<br />
    21. 21. 2010 AP Exam Schedule<br />If you are 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 for you.<br />If you are 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 />
    22. 22. Career Resource Center Library (left side room)<br />Open 7:30 – 10:30 am daily and by<br />appointment otherwise<br />Contact: Ms. Teresa Bennett<br />432-3675<br />Website: www.south.gpschools.org/crc/<br />Career Cruising, college representative visits, financial aid, college videos & catalogs, summer programs, vocational school information, service information and College Night (Oct. 20, 6:30 pm at North).<br />
    23. 23. College Representative Visits<br /> College admissions officers from over 100 colleges and universities visit GP South<br /> Listen to announcements for upcoming meetings or go to South’s CRC website<br /> To attend a visitation, get a pass before school from the Counseling Center secretary<br /> Contacting the college, visiting the college, meeting with the admissions officer, emailing, etc., during junior year can greatly add to your chances for admission when you apply senior year.<br />
    24. 24. Campus Visits<br />The Office of Admission at Alma college suggests you ask these questions:<br />How is admission to the college determined?<br />How do I have a campus tour? Sit in on a class? Have lunch in a dining hall? Stay overnight in a dorm?<br />Do you have a Career Planning program?<br />What is the school’s overall job placement rate? What is it in my intended major?<br />What kinds of financial aid programs are available? What extra forms do I fill out? Are there any special scholarships offered by the school or its alumni?<br />Can I have a car on campus during my freshman year?<br />What are the dorm facilities like?<br />
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    26. 26. Prep HQ<br />See yellow sheet<br />Can track progress of applications turned in from your home computer<br />Can add certain information to update your information<br />Can access information regarding previous South applicants to various colleges and universities<br />
    27. 27. Financial Aid and Scholarships<br />Financial Aid and Scholarship information is available both in the Counseling Center and in the Career Resource Center. Now is the time to start researching options for next year.<br />Register with FastWeb: online scholarship search engine<br />MME exams for juniors are scheduled for March, 2010. The scholarship for passing all three days of testing is still $4000 in state. Be sure to take these assessments even if, at this point, your future plans are unsure.<br />

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