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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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Senior parent meeting 2013

Senior Parent Meeting 2013

College Application Process


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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