Welcome to RCHS Senior parent night. Counselor Presenters: Mrs. Concetta Aguilera Mrs. Elizabeth Gomez. RCHS Guidance staff. Mrs. Angela Villegas AP of Instruction Mr. Rick Gundrum AP of Achievement Brianne Meredith Special programs Nadine Nelson A- Chau Kelli Cardenas Chav - Gill
Mrs. Concetta Aguilera
Mrs. Elizabeth Gomez
The senior year is very important!
The colleges measure student’s senior year by the quality, number and performance of academic courses. Stay focused!
ENGLISH 40 credits 4 yrs.
MATH ( pass Algebra I-10 credits) 20 credits 2 yrs.
PHYSICAL SCIENCE 10 credits 1 yr.
LIFE SCIENCE 10 credits 1 yr.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (P.E.) 20 credits 2 yrs.
WORLD HISTORY 10 credits 1 yr.
U.S. HISTORY 10 credits 1 yr.
GOV’T & ECONOMICS 10 credits 1 yr.
FINE ARTS or FOREIGN LANG 10 credits 1 yr.
ELECTIVES (incl. Additional Math, Science, Language) 90 credits
Required for graduation = 230 credits
Passing the CAHSEE in English Language arts and Mathematics
Computer studies requirement 5 credits (1 semester)
How to Choose a College
How much can I afford to pay for my
What is the college’s social life, commute
vs. living on campus, politics of the
What is the school’s academic reputation.
Consider the following questions:
I want to prepare for?
College entrance exams :
SAT I or ACT plus writing
SAT II Subject exams (only certain programs or colleges)
All grades for A-G must be C or better
Student must achieve minimum GPA and test score total indicated in the Eligibility Index
UC minimum GPA is 3.0
CSU minimum GPA is 2.0
NON Impacted Majors ONLY!
Cal Poly Pomona's impacted majors are Aerospace Engineering, Animal Health Science, Animal Science,Architecture, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering,Communications, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Biology, Kinesiology (Exercise Science Option), Mechanical Engineering, Music (Industry Studies Option), Psychology, Sociology and Undeclared.
Nov. 1- Nov. 30
$70.00 per school
Writing your personal statement presented by a UCI admissions counselor
For freshman 2015 UC applicants there will be only two prompts:
October 1- November 30
Deadline to submit a brag sheet to request a letter of recommendation is OCTOBER 31st!
Applicants must commit in advance to the college, thus the term “early decision”. Your acceptance is binding. Make sure you are certain of your decision.
*Register by Sept. 12
*Register by October 9
These tests are only required for 4 year Universities NOT for Trade/Technical or Community colleges:
ACT Assessment plus Writing or SAT Reasoning Test
Some programs/majors at some campuses have a preferred SAT Subject Test (see campus website)
Tests must be completed by December of Senior Year
for Everyone automatically
by the district office
CEEB code is 052546.
Pay attention to all important deadlines such as:
*Placement ex. ELM/EPT (assessment tests)
*Financial aid verification info
**Keep copies of everything you submit or receive
during the college admission process for reference.**
-Go to the website: http://exchange.parchment.com/
-Set up your account (need e-mail address)
-Select destinations (colleges, scholarships, NCAA, work,
Track Delivery – email notification when delivered
There is a fee for each transcript requested up to $6- only send transcripts when the college requests them from the student.
Grade point is based on core courses only.
College entrance exams (SAT or ACT) are still required to meet the NCAA eligibility requirements .
CA Dream act application: https://dream.csac.ca.gov/
Students attending the California State University, the California Community
Colleges, or the University of California who are exempt from paying
nonresident tuition under the provision described above would be eligible
to receive a scholarship derived from non-state funds received, for the purpose
of scholarships, by the segment at which he or she is a student.
Graduation Thursday May 21st
We look forward to helping
your student have a successful