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Putnam Valley High School Senior Guidance Presentation. College Applications Mr. Campion, Mrs. Davino, Mrs. Kilduff. Where Should You Be in the Process?. Visited schools in the spring and summer Narrow down your list of schools to apply to Bring list of schools to your guidance counselor

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Putnam valley high school senior guidance presentation

Putnam Valley High SchoolSenior Guidance Presentation

College Applications

Mr. Campion, Mrs. Davino, Mrs. Kilduff


Where should you be in the process

Where Should You Be in the Process?

  • Visited schools in the spring and summer

  • Narrow down your list of schools to apply to

  • Bring list of schools to your guidance counselor

  • Register(ed) with Naviance

  • Visit the Guidance website: www.pvcsd.org/hs

  • Registered to take SAT in October or November – New security procedures: I.E- Picture


What to do to finish search

What to do to finish search?

  • Attend college fair at Yorktown High School on October 21, 2014, 6:30.

  • College representatives visit PVHS – sign up through Naviance!

  • College open houses

  • College tours


Applications

Applications

  • Paper applications

  • Online applications

  • SUNY applications (2 parts)

  • CUNY applications

  • Common application (accepted at over 500

    colleges) www.commonapp.org


What goes into an application

What goes into an application?

  • High school transcript

  • Senior classes/report card

  • School profile

  • SAT scores – sent through collegeboard.com

  • ACT scores – sent through actstudent.org

  • Resume

  • Letters of recommendation

    • Counselor, two teachers

  • Essay/personal statement


Sample essay questions

Sample Essay Questions

  • Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.

  • Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what lessons did you learn?

  • Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again?

  • Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content. What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you?

  • Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family.


Other important information

Other Important Information

  • Early Action (EA)/Early Decision (ED)

  • Deadlines!!!!

  • Tell your counselor when you send applications through the mail or online

  • Transcript release/Waive right to see letters

  • Give teachers time to write letters and counselor enough time to process applications

  • NCAA

  • Scholarships –check out Naviance & Guidance web page for an updated list


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