Senior Parent Night. Wednesday, October 2 nd , 2013 6:30 p.m. - Cafeteria. Welcome Message Ms. Lisa S. Noffo Principal, M.A.S.T.@Homestead. Student Services Ms. Dana Baugh Guidance Counselor & Test Chairperson. Graduation Requirements. 2.0 GPA
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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
6:30 p.m. - Cafeteria
Ms. Lisa S. Noffo
Ms. Dana Baugh
Guidance Counselor & Test Chairperson
Miami-Dade County Public School policy does not allow students to participate in the May/June graduation ceremony if they do not meet these requirements.
College Assistance Program
Ms. Kristen Gomez
There are over 3,000 colleges and universities in the United States. Keep the following in mind…
→ Location (Close to home or far away?)
→ Size (Under 3,000 students or over 30,000)
→ Private or Public Institutions
→ Programs of Study Offered
→ Athletic & Extracurricular Activities Available
→ Cost (Do not exclude any choice due to high cost…expensive schools may be able to offer more aid.)
COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCEDURES Cont’d
How to Request High School Transcripts:
I. State Public Universities/Colleges
1. Fill out transcript request form and give to our school registrar, Mrs. Yee. (Form can be found in Room 105)
2. Allow about a week for them to be printed and sealed.
3. Pick-up transcripts in bin in Room 105.
II. Common App Schools
Go to Commonapp.org and invite your counselor to electronically provide your transcripts, recommendations, andschool profile.
III. Schools NOT on the Common App (In/Out of State)
Provide the contact information and email address to your counselor for whom the transcript/recommendation should be sent.
COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCEDURES Cont’d
SAT/ACT Test Dates and Deadlines
Miami Dade College
Millennia Atlantic University
Nova Southeastern University
Pine Manor College
San Ignacio College
St. Thomas University
University of Central Florida
University of Miami
University of South Florida
*MAST’s First Annual College Fair*
October 11th, 2013
12:45pm to 2:15pm
Carlos Albizu Univeristy
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Institute of Technology
Florida International University
Florida State University
Johnson and Wales University
Money you don’t pay back
Borrowed funds…must be repaid with interest
→ Work Study
Work at college or university and get paid
***Our AIM → SCHOLARSHIPS!!***
→ Free Application for Federal Student Aid
→ Available January 1stof Senior Year
→ Current Family Income Tax Information isneeded to complete form
→ Application Available Online at
Financial Aid Night at MAST is scheduled for February 4, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 pm.
For more information visit www.MyFloridaEducation.com/brfuture or call 1.888.827.2004
Students may apply beginning December 1st, 2013.
Universities will not
accept late applications.
College Search Engines
Colleges That Change Lives
by Loren Pope
by Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger
Everything Ms. Gomez does and sends out is through EMAILS.
Mrs. Lynda Weinstein
Student Activities Director
Students who have accumulated:
→ 10 or more absences
→ 20 or more days tardy/days excused early
Will not be permitted to participate, compete or attend extra-curricular activities.
→ College Visit
→ Special Circumstances
(Packet must be completed two (2) weeks prior to scheduled absence. See Ms. Cordero for packet and additional information.)
*Price may change dependent on fundraising activities
Q & A