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Sophomore Guidance. 2012-2013. Overview of Today. Review of 10 th grade credits Present Chancellors/Honors Diplomas Discuss 5 post-HS options Look over YOUR transcripts Computer Lab – CIS Activity. Sophomore Requirements. English (1.0) American Studies (.5) Math (1.0)

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Sophomore guidance

Sophomore Guidance

2012-2013


Overview of today

Overview of Today

  • Review of 10th grade credits

  • Present Chancellors/Honors Diplomas

  • Discuss 5 post-HS options

  • Look over YOUR transcripts

  • Computer Lab – CIS Activity


Sophomore requirements

Sophomore Requirements

  • English (1.0)

  • American Studies (.5)

  • Math (1.0)

    • Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 (Regular or Accelerated)

  • Science (1.0)

    • Physical Science, Chemistry

  • PE 2

  • 4.0 Electives

    **Electives could be study hall, world language, etc.**


Sophomore requirements1

Sophomore Requirements

  • Graduation Reminders:

    • Pass Reading, Writing and Math State Tests

    • .5 Career Credit

    • 24 total credits for Standard Diploma


Chancellors diploma

Chancellors Diploma

  • Requirements above Standard Diploma:

    • 26 total credits (not 24)

    • 2 years of World Language

    • Through Algebra 2 for Math

    • 16 academic credits

    • C or higher in all academic classes

    • Cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher


Honors diploma

Honors Diploma

  • Requirements above Standard Diploma:

    • At least 8 eligible courses (all AP courses, most Honors/Advanced/Accelerated, etc.)

    • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

    • 3 years of the same World Language

    • 26 total credits (not 24)

    • Enrolled in minimum of 6 classes each year


Post high school options

Post High School Options

  • Community College

  • 4-Year university

  • Trade School

  • Military

  • Employment


Community college

Community College

  • 2+ years

  • Modified or Standard Diploma, Undocumented students – all ok!

  • Placement Tests for Reading, Writing, Math

    • Remedial Courses

  • Some have Dorms

    • COCC – partners w/ OSU Cascades (Bend) so you live on a University Campus!

  • Sports can be available


Community college1

Community College

  • No out-of-state tuition

  • Transfer degree vs. Associates Degree

  • Some 3 or 6-month programs offered

    • Examples: HVAC Program, Corrections Technicians, 911 Dispatcher, Bookkeeper, Pharmacy Technician, Food Service

  • Common Programs:

    • Auto Tech, Mechanics, Nursing, Dental Assisting, Business/Accounting


4 year university

4-Year University

  • Options

    • Bachelor of Science or Art (4 years +)

    • Can transfer from Community College

    • OUS Schools:

      • OSU, PSU, UO, EOU, WOU, OIT, SOU

    • Public Vs. Private:

      • Pacific University, Lewis & Clark College, Linfield College, University of Portland, Reed College, University of Puget Sound

    • College Visits and Visitations


4 year university1

4-Year University

  • Admissions

    • ACT/SAT: most schools accept either

    • GPA: most schools require 3.0 or above

    • Essay/Personal Statement

    • Transcript

      • Courses of Rigor

      • World Languages


4 year university2

4-Year University

  • OUS GPA baseline

    • Western Oregon 2.75

    • Southern Oregon 2.75

    • Eastern Oregon 3.0

    • Oregon Institute of Technology 3.0

    • Portland State 3.0

    • Oregon State 3.0

    • University of Oregon 3.4

      • Private colleges you should be aiming for a 3.4 or above

  • 16 Academic Credits


Trade school

Trade School

  • Shorter Programs

  • Specific job training and career skills

    • Apprenticeship

  • Common Programs:

    • Massage, Cosmetology

    • Bricklaying, Pipe Fitting, Carpentry, Painter, Plumber, Sheet Metal Worker

    • Electrician, Heavy Equipment Operator


Military

Military

  • 5 Branches:

    • Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy

  • Must have Standard Diploma

    • Modified Diploma and GED are not accepted

  • ASVAB test

    • This year offered at GHS on January 31st (No School day)

    • Sign up in counseling center (free!)


Employment

Employment

  • Work Skills needed:

    • Timeliness, regular attendance

    • Able to learn new tasks and perform well

    • Work well with other people and bosses

    • Be eager to learn

    • Willing to accept responsibility

  • Use of your transcript and/or references


Education pays 2012 data

Education Pays – 2012 Data

  • Yearly Salaries

    • Some high school, no diploma

      • $21,648

    • High school diploma

      • $30,624

    • Associate degree

      • $36,864

    • Bachelor’s degree

      • $50,544

    • Master’s, Professional Doctoral

      • $60,624 - $74,448

People with a Bachelor’s Degree will earn $22,000 more in each year than those without!


Review of transcript

Review of Transcript

  • Check on your credit totals

  • Look at your GPA/Rank

  • Look for Ds and/or Fs and develop a plan

  • Are you on track for Chancellors/Honors Diploma?

  • What areas need to be improved?


Questions

Questions?

  • Make an appointment with your counselor, Mrs. Nova or Ms. Bovee in the Counseling Center


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