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WELCOME TO YOUR SENIOR YEAR CLASS OF 2015!!. Going to a 4 year University/College Straight From High School. In planning the high school courses remember MOST colleges/universities have minimum admission requirements:

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going to a 4 year university college straight from high school
Going to a 4 year University/College Straight From High School
  • In planning the high school courses remember MOST colleges/universities have minimum admission requirements:
    • Must have a minimum of 4 math courses beginning at Math I and ending at a math higher than Math III
    • Must have a minimum of 2 levels of the same foreign language
    • Must have a minimum of a 2.5 Grade Point Average
  • For most schools, admissions tests are required: Either SAT or ACT
    • Minimum SAT (Reading + Math) = 800
    • Minimum ACT (Composite) = 17
    • Most colleges recommend 2 test scores
    • (either 2 SAT or 2 ACT or one of each)
specific university requirements
Specific University Requirements
  • Please note, South Carolina schools also require an extra lab science and an art class for admission into most of their colleges.
  • The University of Georgia has also added the science requirement this year.
  • See the college website for details.
act test dates www actstudent org
ACT Test Dateswww.actstudent.org

$54.00 test with writing; add $24.00 for late fee; add $47.00 stand-by

sat test dates www collegeboard org
SAT Test Dateswww.collegeboard.org

$52.50 with writing; add $28.00 for late; add $46.00 for stand-by

sending test s cores
Sending Test Scores
  • Official scores must be sent directly to colleges from testing websites by the student.
  • School counselors cannot send the scores nor are they placed on the transcript.
  • Students may choose to send scores to four colleges at no additional cost when registering for test.
  • $$ There is a cost to send the scores to colleges after the test has been taken.
fee waivers
FEE WAIVERS
  • Available for those who qualify for free-reduced lunch.
  • Detailed information can be found on the testing agency websites.
  • If a waiver is used for testing, waivers for college application fees can also be obtained.
  • See your school counselor for questions.
two year college applicants
Two-Year College Applicants

SAT/ACT are not needed for community college admissions!

Most students sit for the AccuPlacer test for PLACEMENT purposes only. This is taken at any local community college.

If a student has an SAT or ACT score, this could assist with academic placement and scholarship eligibility .

sending transcripts
Sending Transcripts

PAPER / US MAIL

ELECTRONIC

Fill out a form in the School Counseling Office to have us process and send. Mostly done for out of state schools.

$3.00 per transcript.

  • CFNC
  • SENDEDU
  • DOCUFIDE
  • COMMON APP

This is much more time and cost efficient!

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The Common Application is committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the college application process.

THE MEMBERSHIP

There are currently 517 member schools including colleges from 47 states

6 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

16 international members from 7 countries outside of the US

www.collegeapp.org

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WHAT’S NEXT?????

CREATE A SENIOR

PROFILE / RESUME

Email it or bring it to your School

Counselor. Also give it to the

Person who will be writing your

Recommendation.

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Name

Address

Student Cell Phone

Student Email

Education:All High Schools Attended

Achievements:Junior Marshall: 2000

National Honor Society: 2000

Academic Honor Roll: 1998-2001

Varsity Wrestling Leadership Award: 2000-01

Varsity Wrestling Captain: 2000-01

NC Scholar Athlete 2000-01

Completion of the National Student Leadership Conference: National Security

Volunteer Experience:Tarheel Keystone Club

Boys' & Girls' Club

Church Youth Group

Extracurricular: JV Football 1998-1999

JV Wrestling 1998-1999

Varsity Wrestling 2000-01

Cross Country 2001

SPEAK Club 2001

Bible Club 1998-2001

Keystone Club 1998-2001

National Honor Society 2000-2001

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Missed Getting Your Senior Picture Taken?

Call Photo Memories to schedule an appointment to have your picture taken quickly!!

(704)784 - 2422

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Jostens
  • The company that handles
  • CAP – N – GOWN
  • Will be at CHS:
      • This Wednesday, September 17
      • AND Wednesday, September 24 (for late orders)
      • During the lunch periods
      • In the Commons Area
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BOTTOM LINE COST:

Cap and Gown $16.95

Shipping $9.75

Taxes + $2.87

TOTAL $28.57

If you order other items which cost more, please remember that you will not receive your cap-n-gown until the entire bill is paid.

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Please have your order form filled out and money ready. Checks can be made out to Jostens.

If you don’t have an order form, they will bring extras, but you should still have your money ready.

If you have a financial hardship, please give your name to Mrs. Russell in the School Counseling Office.

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College Admissions Night

This Wednesday, September 18

6:00 – 7:30pm

CHS Auditorium

  • Come hear a college admissions representative from:
    • a UNC System Public School (UNC-Charlotte)
    • a private school (Catawba College)
    • a community college (Rowan Cabarrus)
  • Speak on the various differences in the schools regarding admissions and academic options.
2014 cabarrus county schools college fair
2014 Cabarrus County Schools College Fair

When: Tuesday September 23rd 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Where: Cabarrus Events Arena - (Gold Hall 1 )

4751 N Carolina 49, Concord, NC 28025 (704) 920-3976

What: A great place to get information on public & private colleges and universities

Free event!

Juniors & Seniors are encouraged to attend and start planning!

Remember to dress appropriately, and represent your-self and your school with pride!

Parents are welcome too!

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Congressman Richard Hudson’s

Saturday

9am-Noon

September 27, 2014

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College Application WeekNovember 10th-14th

Please note that only specific colleges waive the application fee during this week. Mostly these are private and historically black colleges. See more details at www.cfnc.org

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THANK YOU!!

HAVE A GREAT SENIOR YEAR

CLASS OF 2015!!

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