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Senior Parent Meeting 2013. College Application Process. Applying to Colleges. Determine a list of Schools 4-7 Applications 1-2 Reach 2-3 Good Fit 1-2 Safety Make Campus Visits! Meet with College Representatives Attend College Fairs. College Reps @ Vianney.

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applying to colleges
Applying to Colleges
  • Determine a list of Schools
    • 4-7 Applications
      • 1-2 Reach
      • 2-3 Good Fit
      • 1-2 Safety
  • Make Campus Visits!
  • Meet with College Representatives
  • Attend College Fairs
college reps @ vianney
College Reps @ Vianney
  • Updated Calendar on Guidance Website:

www.vianney.com/college-reps

  • Students need to SIGN UP on Family Connection 1 day in advance  Colleges Tab
vianney college fair
Vianney College Fair

Thursday, September 19th @ 7-8:30pm

  • Over 100 Colleges/Universities Present
  • Speak with College Representatives
  • Gather information & brochures
  • Students and Parents are invited to attend!
  • Students should register online before the event: www.gotocollegefairs.com
college athletics
College Athletics
  • NCAA Initial Eligibility

www.NCAA.org

Click “Register to be a Student-Athlete”

  • NAIA Initial Eligibility

www.playNAIA.org

Click “Register to Play”

  • Need to Request Transcripts be sent from Vianney on these websites
act sat testing
ACT/SAT Testing
  • Continue Testing in Senior Year:
    • ACT: September 21, October 26, December 14
    • SAT: October 5, November 2, December 7
  • Request scores be sent to potential schools
    • Some schools (Mizzou, SLU) won’t accept test scores from student transcripts
  • Test Prep: ACT Class @ Vianney
application timeline
Application Timeline
  • September-November (Earlier is Better)
  • December 1st: Priority Deadline for many schools
  • Early Decision vs. Early Action
    • Early Decision: Binding, Must attend College
    • Early Action: Non-Binding, Receive Early Response
complete applications
Complete Applications
  • On Website of College/University
  • Common Application (If Applicable)
    • Create Account
    • 2 Teacher Recommendations
    • Counselor Letter
    • Essay
    • Supplement
request a transcript
Request a Transcript

Naviance Family Connection  Colleges Tab

scholarships
Scholarships
  • School Specific: Must be accepted first
    • Higher GPA + ACT Score = More $$ (usually)
    • School will send information to you
  • General Scholarships:
    • Check with Employer, Organizations, etc.
    • Posted in Family Connection
    • Posted on Bulletin & Newsletter
    • File in Leadership Center
  • More Scholarships will be available Jan.-May
fafsa
FAFSA

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

  • Fill out application online: www.fafsa.ed.gov
    • Request a PIN for student & parent
    • Complete application after January 1, 2014

Mark Your Calendars!

  • Financial Aid Night: Nov. 7, 2013
  • FAFSA Completion Night: Jan. 28, 2014
questions contact us
Questions? Contact us!

Sarah Hartz (Last Names A-K)

[email protected]

Linda Sodemann (Last Names L-Z)

[email protected]

Website: www.vianney.com/guidance

Follow us on Twitter! @VianneyGuidance

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