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Grade 12 2013 presentation

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Grade 12 2013 presentation

  1. 1. Thursday, October 10, 2013
  2. 2.  30 credits ◦ 18 compulsory and 12 electives   Successful completion of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) or the Ontario Literacy Course (OLC) 40 hours of community involvement
  3. 3. How to Read a Status Report 101
  4. 4. Students, it is your responsibility to check your  Graduation requirement status and  Required pre-requisites for desired postsecondary program choices See your guidance counsellor if you have questions
  5. 5.  Apprenticeship ◦ See handout for apprenticeship information  College ◦ See brochure for college application information  University ◦ See brochure for university application information  Workplace ◦ See handout for employment readiness information
  6. 6.  See back of brochure for instructions ◦ Log on to www.ocas.on.ca ◦ Watch the tutorial before beginning your application (accessible from this screen) ◦ Create a User Account (first-time users) and write the information down – store in a safe place! ◦ Return to Apply Now and Enter your Username and Password ◦ Complete the application (if you sign off before completing all areas, the program will save your work.)
  7. 7.      The non-refundable application fee is $95.00 for 5 choices; no additional choices may be made. You may apply to 5 college programs in Ontario, but only to 1 college for a maximum of 3 program/faculty choices. List your choices in order of preference. Payment must be received by OCAS within two weeks of applying. Payment options are listed in the tutorial. Check your e-mail regularly for correspondence from OCAS
  8. 8.   Mohawk College representative is at Barton each Thursday from 9:00-12:00 Learn more about:      Pathways after Barton Financial Aid Careers in Demand Self-awareness Sign up sheet located in guidance britney.arrowsmith@mohawkcollege.ca
  9. 9.  See brochure for instructions ◦ Pick up your PIN from Mrs. Potts. Listen to the announcements advising when PINs are available ◦ Log on to www.ouac.on.ca ◦ Complete the on-line Applications Tutorial ◦ Click on On-line Applications ◦ Click on Ontario Secondary School Students (OUAC 101) ◦ Apply on-line  Please complete tutorial before beginning your application.
  10. 10. You will access the online application at: www.ouac.on.ca/101/
  11. 11.   The non-refundable application fee is $130.00 for 3 choices; each additional choice is $44.00. You may apply to as many universities as you wish, but may only apply to 1university for a maximum of 3 program/faculty choices.  List your choices in order of preference.  Record the OUAC application reference number and keep it in a safe place.  Payment must be received by OUAC within two weeks of applying. Payment options are listed in the tutorial.
  12. 12.    If you are new to Canada, you may have to write the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission when you are in grade 12. It is your responsibility to check test dates and times. It is your responsibility to register early. http://www.ets.org/toefl
  13. 13.  October ◦ 17th – Parents’ Night – 5:00-7:00  Guidance counsellors will be available ◦ 18th – College Information Program-9:00-11:00  Mohawk College – Hamilton ◦ 21st – College Information Fair – 6:30-9:00 & ◦ 22nd 10:00-3:00  Direct Energy Building – Exhibition Place - Toronto ◦ 24th – Scholarship Workshop – 1:45-3:00  Barton Secondary Library  You MUST sign up to attend ◦ 28th - Mini University Fair – 8:45-11:20  Hill Park Secondary School  You MUST sign up in Barton guidance to attend
  14. 14.  November ◦ 20th - Mini College Fair – 8:45-11:20  Hill Park Secondary School  You MUST sign up in Barton guidance to attend ◦ 27th - University On-line Workshop -11:30-12:15 ◦ 28th   Barton Secondary Library  You must have a valid Barton on-line account  You must have your PIN from Mrs. Potts - College On-line Workshop – 11:30-12:15  Barton Secondary Library  You must have a valid Barton on-line account If you are attending the applications workshops, we expect that you have: ◦ Researched programs and schools ◦ Completed the on-line tutorial
  15. 15.  December ◦ 13th – Apply to college and university by today  January – 2014 ◦ 15th – University application “deadline”  February - 2014 ◦ 1st – College application “deadline”  April - 2014 ◦ Students who applied to college will begin to receive conditional offers (you may receive earlier) ◦ Students who applied to university may begin to receive conditional offers (you may receive earlier)
  16. 16.  April ◦ 1st  - Submission of community involvement hours May ◦ 1st - Latest date applicants must respond to college offer at www.ontariocolleges.ca ◦ 29th – Latest date applicants can expect a response from an Ontario university  June ◦ 2nd - Earliest date Ontario universities may require a response to an offer of admission ◦ 17th - Earliest date colleges may require payment of tuition fees
  17. 17.  June 26th – Details to follow!
  18. 18.  All websites begin with www. ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ electronicinfo.ca ocas.on.ca ouac.on.ca osca.ca ocutg.on.ca osap.gov.on.ca studentawards.com scholarshipscanada.com university research site college application centre university application centre post-secondary planning articulation program planning financial assistance scholarship & financial planning scholarship & financial planning ◦ ontario.ca/education-and-training/30-off-ontario-tuition
  19. 19.  If you have any questions, please see your guidance counsellor or Mrs. Potts.

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