Cc info night 14

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College Credit Plus Information Night
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  • Tell about spring deadline too, but encourage June to be safe…March 30th is still deadline to tell HS.
  • Can be used for hs credit too but you must let the high school know that you are doing that before the class starts and then ask for a transcript to be sent to high school once class is completed. Will not happen automatically.
  • These are DIFFERENT – looser admissions criteria than is required for PSEO B or CIE but still need to place into the course!
  • Do not have to just take math, science, english, social studies, etc…can take courses for fun like dance, scuba, computer gaming etc…almost any course you wish if you qualify…
  • There may be additional courses that might not be appropriate for a freshman or sophomore (or even juniors) based on high school graduation requirements and college degree requirements and students may be advised to wait to take those courses later. At the high school sites, some courses will be offered to upperclassmen first…
  • All students must take entire COMPASS assessment for placement into courses and as part of entrance requirements for the PSEO programs or submit ACT or SAT scores instead. Refer to ACT scores in packet when discussing Compass too.
  • Some schools will use the application itself as the “intent form” .
    If your child is in 8th grade, section 2 of the application will be completed by the HIGH School counselor. Get the 7th and 8th grade transcript at the middle school but take to high school for completion.
    Presenter- ask high school counselor you are presenting at to tell you the deadline date they are giving to students.
  • Even though LCCC might allow a student to participate in spring if the app is turned in by October 15th, the district can still say no if you haven’t indicated you wanted to participate by March 30th!!!
  • PSEO orientations will be held at Midpoint, Wellington Center and at main campus
  • Give ACT scores/ point out sheet in packet… If you are not taking ACT by June 8th
  • Once you have received an approval letter in the mail and tested you can meet with an academic advisor to schedule or go over test results or both.
  • Cc info night 14

    1. 1. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… …Are Students at LCCC
    2. 2. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Dual Enrollment Opportunities College Credit Plus – (formerly PSEO) At College Campus At High School Credit-in-Escrow …Are Students at LCCC
    3. 3. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Dual Enrollment Free tuition and books Counts on high school transcript and college transcript Must be taken during the academic year Fall deadline for application – June 15th …Are Students at LCCC
    4. 4. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Credit-in-Escrow Paid for by student and parents Counts on college transcript / May also be used for high school credit Classes can be taken during the summer as well as the academic year Deadline for application – 3 weeks prior to start of term …Are Students at LCCC
    5. 5. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Freshmen  3.5 cumulative GPA  Must meet pre-requisites for any course and complete COMPASS assessment or submit ACT or SAT scores placing students into course. *based on grades from 7th and 8th grade. Each district decides the appropriate grade level for their students to take each high school site course. …Are Students at LCCC
    6. 6. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Sophomores,Juniors and Seniors  3.0 cumulative GPA  Must meet pre-requisites for any course and complete COMPASS assessment or submit ACT or SAT scores placing students into course. *Sophomore GPA based on grades from 8th and 9th grade. …Are Students at LCCC
    7. 7. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… What can What Classes Can Students Take? Students can choose off the “transfer module” list for general education or core courses that will transfer to state colleges and universities. Students can choose electives or other courses that they find interesting or cannot take at the high school that may help in career exploration or to prepare for college expectations. …Are Students at LCCC
    8. 8. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Restricted Courses All Allied Health Clinical Courses EDCT 111, 171 ECED (all courses) EMSB & EMSP (all courses) PEFT 151 (minimum age 16) …Are Students at LCCC
    9. 9. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Course Limitations Freshmen one course per semester must meet prerequisite Sophomores two or more courses per semester may be allowed must meet prerequisite Juniors and Seniors equivalent of a high school day must meet prerequisite …Are Students at LCCC
    10. 10. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Carnegie Units Juniors and Seniors can take only the amount of classes allowed in a typical high school day. The state will not pay for students to take a full load of courses at high school and more at college. The college and high school counselors use a formula to determine how many college classes the student can take in a day. …Are Students at LCCC
    11. 11. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Dual Enrollment – in High Schools LCCC courses are available at some public high schools! • Student remains in high school environment. • Student still earns college credit. • Student may access all services LCCC provides for on campus students. • Fall Deadline June 15th …Are Students at LCCC
    12. 12. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… What To Do and When All Students: Notify middle/high school of intent to participate ( get intent form from school) by March 30 Complete application (sections 1 and 3) AS SOON AS YOU DECIDE to PARTICIPATE. Turn in to HS immediately – by May 1st! Discuss college course selections with your high school counselor to complete section 2 of the application and forward to LCCC along with a school transcript. …Are Students at LCCC
    13. 13. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Application: Applications for Dual Enrollment will not be approved for fall semester if submitted after June 15th . There is a “second chance” deadline for students that want to participate in spring semester – October 15th. The earlier you submit your application, the better… …Are Students at LCCC
    14. 14. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Checklist for Registration Once you are accepted, follow procedures on welcome letter from LCCC: Register online For a MANDATORY LCCC Orientation Session: www.lorainccc.edu/orientation You will complete the College Student Inventory as part of your orientation if you attend the orientation at LCCC. Take the COMPASS ASSESSMENT. Meet with an Academic Advisor at LCCC. …Are Students at LCCC
    15. 15. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Mandatory LCCC Orientation High schools with classes on their site will hold one session at each high school site in May. If you miss the May date at your high school or your high school doesn’t offer a session you must attend at LCCC or complete online. Sign up at www.lorainccc.edu/orientation …Are Students at LCCC
    16. 16. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… College Student Inventory CSI is an online assessment that helps to identify strengths and weaknesses in academic preparation, motivation, and career decision making to provide a career advantage. This assessment is administered as part of the orientation session on the LCCC site. …Are Students at LCCC
    17. 17. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Placement for College Courses Take COMPASS Assessment before school lets out. (TARGET DATE is by May 15th). DO NOT WAIT! Check www.lorainccc.edu/compass for sample questions and lab hours. Or…Submit ACT/SAT scores to LCCC. If you do not take ACT by June 14th 2014, you must take COMPASS instead! …Are Students at LCCC
    18. 18. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Meet With an Academic Advisor  Meet with LCCC Academic Advisor and schedule your classes or to have an advising session if taking classes at the high school site. (You can take your COMPASS and meet with an advisor in same day)  Advising Sessions will be held on a walk-in basis in the Mike Bass Library and Community Center at LCCC: Enrollment Services Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. thru 7:30 p.m. Fridays : 8:30 a.m. thru 5:00 p.m. ***Remember: Avoid waiting in line and getting closed out of courses by applying for CC+ and meeting with advisors EARLY(before summer break)! …Are Students at LCCC
    19. 19. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Advising and Registration: LCCC site students will schedule campus courses during their advising session. High school site students will be registered by LCCC staff over summer, but will learn if they meet requirements during their advising session.  Take your schedule to the Bass Library Building and get your college I.D. LCCC site - pick out your books at the College Bookstore 3 weeks before class. …Are Students at LCCC
    20. 20. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Benefits & Cautions …Are Students at LCCC
    21. 21. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Dual Enrollment Participation...Benefits Attend college while still in high school Count credits for both high school and college Use credits at LCCC or transfer credits Complete college degree in fewer terms and with greater flexibility Reduce overall costs of college education …Are Students at LCCC
    22. 22. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… More transfer information on the web… U.select at www.transfer.org www.lorainccc.edu/transfer …Are Students at LCCC
    23. 23. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Some Comparable Tuition Rates Cost Per Semester Hour LCCC KSU Univ. of Toledo 840.00 CWRU John Carroll Univ. $ 110.65 CSU $ 386.00 $ 440.00 Univ. of Akron $ 398.02 $ 327.66 Baldwin-Wallace $ $1,672.00 $ 980.00 Oberlin College $ 1850.00 Above tuition is for Universities on a Semester System for academic year 2012/ 2013 …Are Students at LCCC
    24. 24. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Dual Enrollment Participation... Benefits Offset the difficult process of obtaining scholarships Take courses not available at high school Increase opportunities for career exploration Experience diversity by exposure to students of different backgrounds, ages and beliefs …Are Students at LCCC
    25. 25. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… LCCC Student Services – no matter where you take your classes • Computer labs • Physical education facilities • Career development services • Advising and counseling services • Free tutoring services • Use of the library/Ohio link …Are Students at LCCC
    26. 26. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… You Should Know… College Site: student is removed from the high school environment Students may miss out on high school activities …Are Students at LCCC
    27. 27. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… You Should Know… Grades earned in college coursework may affect high school class rank College grades are computed into GPA …Are Students at LCCC
    28. 28. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… You Should Know… Students may find it more difficult to partake in high school extra-curricular activities Students will be exposed to course- work geared toward adult learners Students may not have the maturity for the college atmosphere …Are Students at LCCC
    29. 29. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… You Should Know… College transcripts are permanent records Students retain entering freshman status toward federal and state financial aid--check with receiving institution about their scholarships School districts will seek financial restitution if student fails or withdraws from a course …Are Students at LCCC
    30. 30. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… You Should Know… High school graduation may be jeopardized if a student fails or drops a college course that is also being used for high school credit. • Work closely with high school counselor • Give your absolute best effort • Talk to your instructors! • Get help/tutoring if necessary …Are Students at LCCC
    31. 31. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… You Should Know You will follow LCCC calendar. Breaks and days off and finals may differ. FERPA – No interim reports or parent conferences… …Are Students at LCCC
    32. 32. Some of the Best People You’ll Meet… Thanks for coming out this evening! …Are Students at LCCC

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