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Class of 2015. Graduation & Beyond. ATTAINING GOALS. Graduation Requirements Post High School Options College Preparation Resources. CAREER. GRADUATION. COLLEGE. Time to make a plan!. GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS. Subject Graduation English4 Math 4 Science 3

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Class of 2015

Class of 2015

Graduation & Beyond


Attaining goals

ATTAINING GOALS

  • Graduation Requirements

  • Post High School Options

  • College Preparation

  • Resources

CAREER

GRADUATION

COLLEGE

Time to make a plan!


Graduation requirements

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

SubjectGraduation

English4

Math4

Science3

Social Studies3

Fine Art/Voc1

P.E.1

Health 0.5

Foreign Lang0

Electives 5.5

TOTAL22


Class of 2015

AIMS

  • Must meet Standards in all three areas to graduate

  • Cannot retake if already exceeded

  • Practice tests at www.ade.gov


Credit checks

CREDIT CHECKS

  • Total credits remaining…should be 12 or less, otherwise you will need to get credits outside of the regular school day.

  • AIMS—If approaching or falls far below, or no scores…will be on list to take again.

This is for graduation purposes only


More than 12 credits remaining

More than 12 credits Remaining?

  • Saturday School

  • Summer School

  • Chandler Online Academy

  • Correspondence


What post high school options do i have

What Post High School Options do I have?

  • Workforce

  • Military

  • Trade School

  • Community College

  • University


How do i decide

How do I decide

  • Talk with people working in different professions

  • Have them describe to you what it is that they do

  • If it sounds interesting to you, ask if you can “job shadow” for a day


What is my next step

What is my next step?

  • Research to see what education is needed for that occupation

  • Find a trade school, community college or university that offers the major (program of study)

  • Determine if that institution is a good fit!


Community college entrance requirements

Community College Entrance Requirements

  • Accuplacer - Placement Test

    • Reading, Writing, Math

    • Can take at any of the community college campuses

    • You can get a full tuition on scholarship if you score high on the test!

  • No SAT or ACT required


In state university course requirements

In-State University Course Requirements

SubjectYears/Credits

English4

Math4 (Algebra 3-4 + 1)

Science3 (Lab)

Social Studies2

Fine Art1 (Art, Dance, Drama, Music)

Foreign Language2(Same Language)

TOTAL16


Assured admission

Assured Admission

  • ASU and NAU

    No Course deficiencies AND one of the following:

    • Top 25% of Graduating Class (50% for NAU) OR

    • GPA of 3.0 OR

    • 1040 SAT OR

    • 22 ACT

  • U of A

    No Course deficiencies AND the following:

    • Arizona Resident

    • Holistic Application Review (GPA/SAT or ACT and personal essay)


Sat act

SAT/ACT

  • Who: All university bound Juniors

  • Why: University entrance acceptance & scholarships

  • When:Your spring semester

  • Prepare:Study booklet, previous PSAT tests, collegeboard.com, Princeton Review, Kaplan & RMASS


College admissions exams

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS EXAMS

  • SAT

    • Reasoning Test

    • 7 Saturdays per year

    • ACP is not a test site

    • Take spring of junior year

    • Registration and information at http://www.collegeboard.com/splash/

    • Princeton, Kaplan & College Board

  • ACT

    • Curriculum-based

    • Spring of junior year

    • http://www.act.org/

    • ACT Plan

    • See website for registration, test preparation, and testing sites (Basha, Hamilton, Chandler, Perry)

    • Multiple choice


The college application process

The College Application Process

Visit college campuses – you can even do an on-line campus tour: http://www.campustours.com/

  • Register on the Career Center Website to attend college visits

  • Consult college websites (azcis.intocareers.org)

  • Know where to look for $$$$$$

  • Discuss finances with your parents

  • Start narrowing your college choices. Begin applying as soon as the application is available

  • Preparing for college essay


Ncaa athletic eligibility

NCAA Athletic Eligibility

  • New Rules for Division I (no BYU on-line accepted)

  • Read the NCAA Student Manual (https://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common/)

  • Register for NCAA before the end of your Junior Year

  • Request to have your transcript sent in May


Financial aid know it learn it enjoy the benefits from it

Financial Aid – know it, learn it & enjoy the benefits from it!

  • Scholarships

  • FAFSA

  • Loans

  • Work Study

  • Grants


Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Check ACP Career Center websites. Yes, there are a few for Juniors but more importantly identify which ones you can apply for next year!

  • Other resources include:

    www.scholarships.com

    www.azcis.intocareers.org

    www.fastweb.com


Az board of regents high honors tuition waiver scholarship

AZ Board of Regents High Honors Tuition Waiver Scholarship


Stay focused

Stay Focused

  • Keep up your grades

  • 6th semester Transcript Counts for college applications

  • Meet Deadlines

  • Keep an updated resume

  • Volunteer and community service really count!


Important dates for juniors

Important Dates for Juniors!

  • What: Chandler Unified College Fair

  • Where: Chandler Center of the Arts

  • When: Wednesday, September 18, 2010

  • Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

  • Who: Juniors – It is time for you to meet your in-state university and community college representatives!


Class of 2015

PSAT

  • Who: All juniors planning to take SAT

  • Why: SAT Prep, scholarship

  • When:October 16, 2013

  • Cost:$22.00

  • Prepare:Study booklet, previous PSAT tests, collegeboard.com, Princeton Review & Kaplan

  • Register in the ACP Career Center

  • Deadline is September 26


Asvab

ASVAB

  • Who: All Juniors

  • When: Tuesday, November 30th

  • Where: ACP Cafeteria

  • Time: 9:00 a.m.


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