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High School Senior Planning Guide. Class of 2010. What’s Next?. Review your transcript- you will receive one today! Do you have enough credits to graduate? Do you have the right classes for a four year college?. What do I need for college?. Four years of English Three years of Science

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What s next
What’s Next?

  • Review your transcript-you will receive one today!

    Do you have enough credits to graduate?

    Do you have the right classes for a four year college?


What do i need for college
What do I need for college?

  • Four years of English

  • Three years of Science

  • Three years of Mathematics

  • Minimum of two years of Foreign Language


More…

  • Three years of Social Studies

  • Electives in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Mathematics, Foreign Language-did you take the tough courses or did you choose to take less difficult electives


What do colleges want
What do colleges want?

  • Most colleges are looking for 16 or more academic or Carnegie units

  • You will achieve this if you take all that RBR has to offer!

  • Honors and Advanced Placement courses are a +++!


Review sat scores register for sat
Review SAT ScoresRegister for SAT

  • Go to www.collegeboard.com

  • Register for the November 7, 2009 test-administered at RBRHS-deadline is 10/01/09

  • CEEB Code: 311300

  • List your top four college codes on form-included in cost-MANDATORY for Admission


Register for act
Register for ACT

  • Go to www.act.org

  • Register for the October 24, 2009 administration-deadline: 9/18/09

  • Testing Sites: Keansburg HS; Keyport HS; Middletown HS North & South


Sat ii do i need them
SAT II-do I need them?

  • Subject specific tests-www.collegeboard.com

  • Register the same way as the SAT’s

  • Look online or consult your counselor about the colleges/universities you are applying to and find out if you need to take them and which ones


Ncaa are you a student athlete
NCAA-Are you a student-athlete?

  • Initial Eligibility filed end of junior year

  • No paper-all done online https://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common

  • SAT score report code-9999 to report your test scores to the NCAA

  • Division I or II sports only! See your coach for details


College search
College Search

  • Go to www.rbrhs.org

  • Click on Naviance

  • Set up college visits at RBR or at the campus

  • Arrange for interviews if necessary


College applications
College Applications

  • Go to www.commonapp.org to obtain your common application-saves time

  • Go to www.admissions.rutgers.edu if applying to Rutgers

  • Go online or call the admissions office of the colleges you are applying to get applications-most are online!


College essays
College Essays

  • Write your essay-get feedback from teachers, parents, or counselor

  • Don’t wait for the last minute to get help!

  • Most completed an essay in junior English class-find it and have it handy.


Things to do
Things to do:

  • Complete the Student Self Assessment online on Naviance.

  • Print a copy for those teachers or coaches who will also be writing a letter of recommendation

  • Update your Resume to reflect senior year

  • Request letters of recommendation from individuals who know you.

  • Give a copy of Essay and Resume to Counselor


Rbr college application procedures
RBR College Application Procedures

  • Hand in completed application

  • Attach application fee

  • Attach a list of all college addresses

  • Provide 5 stamps for each college/university application

  • Provide 2 stamps for Brookdale C.C.


Online applications
Online Applications

  • If you apply online, you must request all the information be sent to your school.

  • Use online form and follow directions.


Scholarships
Scholarships

  • Check Naviance for scholarship opportunities

  • Bulletins listing scholarship opportunities will be posted in Guidance and Homerooms

  • Go to www.fastweb.com for scholarship opportunities


Deadlines for applications
Deadlines for Applications

  • All applications are due to the guidance office by November 13, 2009 in order to assure that they are mailed by the Thanksgiving Recess; December 11, 2009 by the Winter Recess.

  • When you are ready to submit applications, it is mandatory that you make an appointment with your counselor.

  • You must give the guidance office two weeks to process your application.


Early decision early action
Early Decision/Early Action

  • Do you know what this means?

  • You must still give the office two weeks to process your application for early action or early decision-see your counselor about this option!


Second semester what do i do now
Second Semester-what do I do now?

  • Complete all financial aid forms for schools applied to in the fall

  • FAFSA-mandatory!!!

  • Go to www.fafsa.gov to apply after January 1, 2010-must have tax info for 2009 handy to complete form

  • Go online prior to this date to obtain pin number

  • CSS Form-some universities require this financial form

  • Go to www.cssprofile.org


Any questions
ANY QUESTIONS???

  • MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO SEE YOUR COUNSELOR!

  • DON’T WAIT FOR THE LAST MINUTE TO APPLY TO THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OF YOUR DREAMS!!


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