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Olympus High School Parent Teacher Conference. College and Career Readiness . FALL 2013. Overview of Presentation. College Admissions College Entrance Exams Scholarship & Financial Aid Calendar of Events. The Counselor . CCRP - College and Career Readiness Planning Meeting

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Olympus high school parent teacher conference

Olympus High School Parent Teacher Conference

College and Career Readiness

FALL 2013


Overview of presentation

Overview of Presentation

  • College Admissions

  • College Entrance Exams

  • Scholarship & Financial Aid

  • Calendar of Events


The counselor

The Counselor

  • CCRP - College and Career Readiness Planning Meeting

    • Review progress towards graduation

    • Complete 2nd Semester Schedule

    • Talk about college and career plans

  • Schedule an individual CCRP appointment

    • Starting in October


College admissions

College Admissions


Choose and apply to colleges

Choose and Apply to Colleges

  • Evaluate options

    • Choose schools that meet academic,

      financial, and extracurricular needs

  • Shop for schools

    • Take campus and game day tours

    • Attend open houses and college preview days

  • Apply to several schools

    • Narrow choices to 3 schools – no more than 7 schools

    • Include at least one “safety”

    • Don’t dismiss schools based solely on price


How to apply for admissions

How to Apply for Admissions

  • Complete and submit an admission application - online

  • Pay application fee - online ($35 & $50)

  • Send an official high school transcript

  • Send an official ACT/SAT score

    Additional steps required by some schools

    • Personal Essay

    • Counselor/teacher recommendations


University of utah admissions

University of Utah Admissions

Primary Factors

Secondary Factors

  • Quality and rigor of courses

  • Cumulative unweighted GPA

  • ACT and/or SAT

  • Academic honors

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Commitment to:

    • Community engagement

    • Citizenship

    • Leadership

  • Application questions


Utah state university admissions

Utah State University Admissions


Brigham young university admissions

Brigham Young University Admissions

AP Courses

Service

GPA

Unique Personal Circumstance

Talents and Creativity

Leadership

Seminary Attendance


Olympus high school parent teacher conference

BYU - Average ACT and GPA


Admissions scholarship deadlines

Admissions/Scholarship Deadlines


Admissions merit based scholarship

Admissions/Merit-Based Scholarship

  • Applicants who submit a complete application by Dec. 1 will

    automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships

    • Brigham Young University

    • Southern Utah University

    • University of Utah

    • Utah State University

  • All materials in by the deadline

    • Application

    • Fee

    • Transcript

    • Test Scores


  • Out of state colleges

    Out of State Colleges

    • Identify the colleges of interest

    • Go to the college website and gather the facts:

      • Admissions Requirements

      • Admissions Deadlines

      • College Entrance Exam

      • Financial Aid & Scholarships

      • Tuition


    Common application

    Common Application

    • Apply to more than one college with one application.

    • There are 415 colleges on the list that use The Common Application

      • Boston College

      • Dartmouth

      • Emory

      • Harvard

      • Reed College

      • New York University

      • Stanford

      • Wellesley

      • University of San Diego

      • Westminster College - Utah

      • Yale


    College entrance exams

    College Entrance Exams


    Act sat test deadlines

    ACT & SAT Test Deadlines

    www.actstudent.org/start

    www.sat.collegeboard.org


    The act review @ olympus

    The ACT Review @ Olympus


    Free online act prep

    Free online ACT Prep

    Every high school student now has free, unlimited, and secure access to Shmoop’s ACT and PLAN test prep – no strings attached! www.scmoop.com/utah

    Magic Word to log in: BRYCE

    AP Courses

    Service

    GPA

    Talents and Creativity

    Leadership

    Seminary Attendance


    Financial aid and scholarships

    Financial Aid and Scholarships


    Tuition costs 2013 14

    Tuition Costs 2013 -14


    Olympus high school parent teacher conference

    Financial Aid & Scholarships


    Financial aid sources

    Financial Aid Sources


    Do you need money for college

    Do You Need Money for College?

    FAFSA- Federal Application for Free Federal Aid

    • Apply starting Jan 1st 2014

    • Parents – file taxes early

    • Go to www.pin.ed.gov to apply for a PIN any time

      • The PIN is needed as a signature on the Sign and Submit page

    • Many scholarships require FAFSA for financial aid

    • APPLY – even if you think you don’t qualify


    The step by step guide to college planning

    The Step-by-Step Guide to College Planning

    • College 101

    • Applying 101

    • Financial Aid 101

    https://bigfutures.collegeboard.org


    How to find college scholarships

    How To Find College Scholarships

    • Go to Financial Aid and Scholarship link on the college’s website

    • Click on Freshmen Scholarship link

    • Read criteria and make a list of possible scholarships

    • Note all aspects of the application process including letters of recommendations, essays & transcripts needed


    Olympus high school parent teacher conference

    How to Find Outside Scholarships

    • Complete free scholarship searches on:

      FastWeb

      College Board

      Utah Futures

      Scholarships.com

      Cappex

    • Fill out the questionnaires or profile

    • Examine each scholarship carefully

    • Note application process and deadlines

    • APPLY


    Regents scholarship program

    Regents’ Scholarship Program


    Regents scholarship program required classes

    Regents’ Scholarship ProgramRequired Classes

    • 4 credits of English

    • 4 progressive credits of math

    • 3.5 credits of Social Science

    • 3 credits of lab-based Science courses to include:

      • Biology

      • Chemistry

      • Physics

    • 2 progressive credits of the same World Language during grades 9-12


    Regents scholarship program qualifications for each award

    Regents’ Scholarship ProgramQualifications For Each Award

    Base Award

    Exemplary Academic Achievement

    • $1000 one-time payment

    • Core course of study during 9-12

    • Cumulative 3.0 GPA

    • No grade lower than a “C” in the required courses

    • One report of ACT test score

    • Renewable award worth up to $1,250 per semester (4 semesters)

    • Core course of study during 9-12

    • Cumulative 3.5 GPA

    • No grade lower than a “B” in the required core courses.

    • Have an ACT score of 26


    Regents scholarship program college credits deferment

    Regents’ Scholarship ProgramCollege Credits & Deferment

    • Approved concurrent enrollment courses worth 3 or more credits will be counted as 1 credit.

      • English 1010

      • Math 1050

    • An official college transcript is required as a part of the application even if the college course is listed on the high school transcript.

    • A deferment application (to put the scholarship “on hold”) is required for a student who will not attend college the Fall semester after graduating from high school.


    Regents scholarship program time line for review process

    Regents’ Scholarship ProgramTime Line for Review Process

    • Application opens – Nov. 26

    • Priority deadline – Dec. 21

    • Final deadline for the initial review – Feb. 3

    • Document Verification Deadline – July 1


    Online credit for high school

    Online Credit for High School


    Granite connection electronic high school

    Granite Connection – Electronic High School

    Granite Connection High School

    Electronic High School

    • Free

    • Open-entry/open-exit

    • Original credit only

    • Permission form required

    • Granite School District

    • Canvas

    • Free

    • Open- entry/open-exit

    • Original credit and recovery credit

    • No permission form required

    • Utah State Office of Education

    • New Student Information System


    Granite connection high school

    Granite Connection High School

    • How to register for classes on Connection High School

      • Go to ConnectionHighSchool.com

      • Under Registration- Print Online/Blended Permission Form

      • Fill out both forms and return them to your counselor

    • Complete credit before 2nd semester


    Calendar of events

    Calendar of Events

    • College Day @ Olympus

      • October 9

      • 7:30 – 10:30

    • Rocky Mountain College Fair

      • October 26 - Saturday

      • Juan Diego High School

      • 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


    Calendar of events1

    Calendar of Events

    • Financial Aid Nights - 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

      • October 9 – East High School

      • October 22 - West Jordan High School

      • October 30 - Hunter High School

    • Financial Aid Night @ Olympus

      • January 15

    • FAFASA Workshop @ Olympus

      • March


    Resources

    Resources

    • Big Future – College Board

      • www.bigfutures.org

    • Olympus Counseling Center Website

      • New Olympus Counseling Center – Under construction

    • Twitter Account

      • Olympus Counseling

      • @OlyCounseling


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