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Welcome Senior Class 2015. Agenda Senior Calendar Admissions Procedures Special Events Post-Secondary Admissions Required Testing Paperwork for Graduation Student Questions. Graduation Requirements. English 4 units: Must have 9 th Lit. and Am. Lit.

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Welcome senior class 2015

Welcome Senior Class 2015

Agenda

Senior Calendar

Admissions Procedures

Special Events

Post-Secondary Admissions

Required Testing

Paperwork for Graduation

Student Questions


Graduation requirements

Graduation Requirements

  • English 4 units: Must have9th Lit. and Am. Lit.

  • Social Studies 3 units: Must haveWorld History, US History, ½ unit of Government and Economics

  • Science 4 units: Must havePhysical Science or Physics; Biology; Chemistry; Environmental or AP

  • Math 4 units: see chart


Mathematics diploma requirements

Mathematics Diploma Requirements:


Hall county grading scale

Hall County Grading Scale


Postsecondary testing requirements

Postsecondary Testing Requirements

  • SAT-offered 7 times a year

    (measures critical Reading, Math & Writing)

    Scores range 200-800 per section

  • ACT-offered 6 times a year

    (measures Reading, English, Math & Science)

    Scores range 2-36

  • Compass-offered monthly @ Technical Schools

    (measures Reading, Writing & Math)


College entrance exams sat act or asset

College Entrance ExamsSAT, ACT or ASSET

  • SAT-2400: Measures what you know and how well you apply that knowledge. 3 hours 45 minutes/Score range: 200-800 per section/Critical Reading, Math and Writing.

  • ACT-36:Measures general development & capability to complete college level work. 2 hours 55 minutes w/o writing/Score range:1-36 per section/English, Math, Reading, Science.

  • ASSET- Technical Schools: A series of short placement test that measures basic reading, numerical, writing plus advanced algebra and geometry/2 hours. (Score depends on program of study)

  • College Testing & Application Waivers


Hope program summary www gacollege411 org hope information gacollege411 org

HOPE Program Summarywww.Gacollege411.orgHOPE InformationGacollege411.org

  • HOPE Scholarship: Graduate with 3.0 calculated by GSFC. Pays a percentage amount of tuition.

  • Zell Miller Scholars: Core GPA 3.7 calculated by GSFC and SAT score of 1200 (CR & M) or ACT 26 on a single test administration.


Senior calendar dates

Senior Calendar & Dates

  • Georgia High School Graduation Tests:

    September 24th, Writing

    February 25, 2015 Retest Writing

  • UGA/Ga. Tech Admissions Program: Tues. August 26th 6pm Lakeview Academy

  • Probe Fair: Thursday, October 14, 2014 6-8pm @ Gainesville Civic Center

  • Josten & Senior College Visit Day(GSC & Lanier Tech): Wednesday, October 15th

  • Apply to College Day: Friday, November 14, 2014

  • Financial Aid Parent Night— Monday, Jan. 12th 6-7:30pm

  • EHHS Baccalaureate- May TBA 2015 6:00pm @ Air Line Baptist Church

  • Graduation- May TBA 2015 at 8pm @ Free Chapel


Ehhs college technical admission procedures

EHHS College & Technical Admission Procedures

Obtain application via internet or counseling office.Apply on-line Preferred.

  • Visit-Visit-Visitcampuses and college websites & RSVP if required for reservations!! Explore college options.

  • Have a GAcollege411.org account.

  • Understand admission factors.

  • Consult with your high school counselor

  • Complete application: Early Decision vs. Early Action vs. Regular Admissions

  • Be aware of Application Deadlines!

  • Request transcript and learn about SAT or ACT scores

  • Proof application prior to submission

  • Apply to more than one school!!

  • Eat a meal, see a dorm, visit your areas of interest

  • Formulate 5-10 unique questions to ask college representatives

  • Attend Probe Fair—October 14 Gainesville Civic Center 6-8pm


Steps to a successful application

Steps to a Successful Application

  • Rigor- Challenging courses (Honors/Advanced Placement)

  • Academic Performance/Grades

  • Test Scores (SAT,ACT, AP): Become familiar with SAT/ACT question types, format and directions!

  • Avoid Senioritis

  • Meet with Admission Counselors at the college

  • Essay: (Opportunity to shine, one small event not entire resume, sound sincere)

  • Recommendations- Junior or senior teacher

  • Extracurricular Activities/Interest


Explore college options

Explore College Options

What colleges are right for you?

  • Size and diversity

  • Location

  • Academic programs

  • Campus life—athletics, activities and housing

  • Graduation and retention rates

  • Financial Aid/scholarship opportunities

  • Compare your options


Freshman index formula

Freshman Index Formula

  • SAT

    FI=(HSGPA core x 500) + CR + M

  • ACT

    FI=(HSGPA core x 500) +(Composite x 42) + 88


Georgia apply to college week

Georgia Apply to College Week

  • EHHS was selected out of 150 applications to participate.

  • Friday, November 14, 2014

  • Seniors will apply to a postsecondary institution using their www.GAcollege411.org account

  • Public, private and technical schools

  • Payment options/waivers

  • Volunteers needed


Financial aid scholarships

Financial Aid/Scholarships

  • Find out about your HOPE status from www.Gacollege411.org

  • Complete FAFSA form in January 1.

  • Adhere to college deadlines!!

  • Parent Night: January 12th 6pm

  • Scholarships: counseling office, online, PSAT, colleges & universities.


Scholarship scams

Scholarship Scams

  • Do not pay any monies toward finding scholarships.

  • If you did not apply for it do not fall for it!!

  • EHHS Counseling Department and the Financial Office of a post-secondary school can provide all necessary information for free!


Senior year highlights

Senior Year Highlights

  • Keep copies of all components to application

  • Establish a line of communication with each college in which you apply to.

  • Ask college admission representatives questions about their institution—

  • Be patient. Processing applications takes time


Key factors to remember

Key Factors to remember

College opportunities exist for everyone!

  • Senior Year/Schedule---RIGOR

  • Be aware of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube: (Admissions are reviewing)

  • EHHS Website

  • Senior Appointments

  • Senior Athletes: NCAA Eligibility Center and NAIA Schools

  • Postsecondary visitations

  • Final Transcripts


Resources websites

Resources/Websites

www.GAcollege411.org

www.collegeboard.com

www.act.org

www.fastweb.com

www.gsfc.org

www.collegeanswers.com

www.finaid.org

www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.hallco.org/ehhs

www.questbridge.org


Welcome senior class 2015

Thanks for your attendance!

Leigh Cumiskey

Go Vikings!!

Class of 2014


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