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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

    QUESTIONS??????


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