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Senior Parent College Meeting. Hastings High School Guidance Department 2014. Important Handouts. Cap and gown information – Mailing went home Parent Brag Sheet (pink) Instructions for the college app. process (purple)

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senior parent college meeting

Senior Parent College Meeting

Hastings High School

Guidance Department

2014

important handouts
Important Handouts
  • Cap and gown information – Mailing went home
  • Parent Brag Sheet (pink)
  • Instructions for the college app. process (purple)
  • All forms above & more found in the Green covered College Handbook you received in your individual junior meetings earlier this year and on-line under the Guidance Tab on the HS website
school wires postings
School Wires Postings
  • Upcoming Events
  • Announcements
  • Nuts & Bolts of College Process Binder
  • College Planning Folder – forms & info.
  • Standardized testing sites – ACT/SAT/AP
  • Financial Aid Information
transcript schedule
Transcript & Schedule
  • Transcripts sent home – review for errors/corrections
  • Flow of academics over past 3 years
  • This year’s schedule
  • Graduation Requirements
parts of a college application
The Application

The fee

The resume

The essay

1-2 teacher recommendations

Supplementals

Standardized test scores directly from College Board or ACT Board

Interview – optional

Portfolio/Audition

Transcript

School Profile

Counselor Recommendation

1st Quarter OR Mid-year grades

Final Transcript

Parts of a College Application
application
Application
  • Read all questions – answer what is being asked
  • Submit paperwork on-line (commonapp.org)
  • Visits
  • Interviews
  • Personal Statements/Essays – Supplementals
  • 1 Quarter grades- Midyear grades
    • Students must fill out form in guidance to request that these be sent
  • EVERYTHING COUNTS!!
  • DEADLINES!!!
general information
General Information
  • ED 1 & 2 ( Early Decision )
  • EA ( Early Action )
  • EA ( Early Action ) Single Choice
  • Regular Decision
  • Rolling Admissions
  • Communicate with colleges – emails, visits, reps, phone calls
financial aid
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Nite – TBA
  • FAFSA ( free application for federal student aid)
  • CSS Profile ( college scholarship service )
  • Scholarships – on Naviance – posted weekly
  • Fastweb.com
  • Community Scholarships Available in Spring
  • Check with your employers
specials
Specials
  • NCAA (eligibilitycenter.org) – athletics
  • Portfolios /Auditions
  • Learning Disabled programs – various levels – check for separate application and/or deadline.
standardized tests
Standardized Tests
  • SAT I
  • SAT II
  • ACT
  • AP
  • Sending Official Scores
naviance
Naviance
  • Web-Based Program
    • www.succeed.naviance.com/hastings
  • Students must log in to request transcripts AND teacher recommendations
  • Transcripts, School Profile and some or all teacher recommendations will be handled via Naviance.
  • Call the guidance secretary, Mrs. Melillo, if you need assistance or your log-on info.
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Performing & Visual Arts Fair – Jacob Javits Center, NY Tues. Oct. 7th 6:30- 9:00 pm

-Registration: www.gotomypvafair.com

  • College Fair – County Center White Plains –Wed. Oct. 22nd6:30pm –9:00pm
  • Big Apple College Fair – Jacob Javits Center – NY Sat. Oct. 25 1 – 4:00 pm Info:http://www.hesc.ny.gov/content.nsf/SFC/College_Fair_Calendar

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