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Senior Post Graduate Planning Unit. Freedom High School. Three Seasons of College Admissions. 1. Exploration Season 2. Application Season 3. Scholarship Season. EXPLORATION SEASON. What is important to YOU in searching for a college?. Family Connection College Search & Tools .

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    1. Senior Post Graduate Planning Unit Freedom High School

    2. Three Seasons of College Admissions • 1. Exploration Season • 2. Application Season • 3. Scholarship Season

    3. EXPLORATION SEASON What is important to YOU in searching for a college?

    4. Family Connection College Search & Tools • https://connection.naviance.com/fc/signin.php?hsid=fhs

    5. Where to apply? How many? REACH SCHOOLS 1 - 2 TARGET SCHOOLS3 - 4 SAFETY SCHOOLS 1-2

    6. Do you know your college mascots???

    7. Bonus Round…

    8. Application Season Every college and university has different application requirements It is the student’s responsibility to know the requirements, and meet all deadlines

    9. Types of Applications Early Action - is NOT BINDING. The decision is received earlier than April Early Decision – if accepted, a BINDING contract (think $, commitment, & other possible opportunities) * *You can apply to only ONE Early Decision School* Regular Decision– Standard application deadline. Decision is usually received in April Rolling Admission - Decision made once complete application is received and processed as the year ROLLS on

    10. Application Samples GMU http://admissions.gmu.edu/documents/appUndergraduate.pdf JMU http://www.jmu.edu/admissions/apply/pdf/JMU_2011_Application.pdf VT http://www.admiss.vt.edu/forms/VTFreshApp.pdf REMEMBER: The STUDENT is responsible for sending &/OR requesting all required application materials to be sent to all colleges & universities in order to complete their application package BEFORE the DEADLINE.

    11. What is included in the application package? The STUDENT sends to each College… • Application (general & demographic information) • Financial Aid Information ~ University Specific • Essay (if required OR recommended) • Application Fees

    12. What is included in the application package? The STUDENT requests FHS to send….. • Official Transcripts ($3 per) • Secondary School Reports or other supplemental forms (IF school has one) • Counselor Recommendation* • Teacher Recommendation*

    13. What is included in the application package? The STUDENT requests CollegeBoard &/or ACT to send… • Official Test Scores (sent directly from www.collegeboard.com and/or www.actstudent.org

    14. The ESSAY What did you learn? What’s unique about you?

    15. TIMELINES TO CONSIDERHow early do I request materials to be sent?? • Transcript & Counselor Recommendation – 10 SCHOOL DAYS • Teacher Recommendation – 15 SCHOOL DAYS • SATs/ACTs – 14 DAYS TIME = GOOD REC RUSH = RUSHED REC

    16. COMMUNITY COLLEGE & PATHWAYS • Northern Virginia Community College • Articulation Agreement with VA Schools • http://www.nvcc.edu/about-nova/directories--offices/administrative-offices/academic/guaranteed-adm/index.html • PATHWAYS • Deadline Nov. 18th • Military Options

    17. SCHOLARSHIP SEASONAfter Winter Break for most opportunities Do you know Mrs. Ong???!!!??? Have you received an email from her lately?? If not…

    18. FINANCIAL AID • FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid (www.fafsa.ed.gov/) • You can apply for a PIN (electronic signature required to apply) www.pin.ed.gov • NOT www.fafsa.com – SCAM • CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE – Some schools require https://profileonline.collegeboard.com/prf/index.jsp

    19. UPCOMING EVENING PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS LCPS College Fair Sun, Sept 25th 4-5:30 pm & 6:30-8pm College Planning Program Thurs, Sept. 15th @ 7pm (Auditorium) Financial Aid Night December 7th @ 7pm (Auditorium)

    20. IMPORTANT DATES FOR SENIOR YEAR! • College Entrance Exams and Subject Tests (last suggested dates): • SAT: (www.collegeboard.com) • October 1 (Reg. Deadline: 9/9) * At FHS * • November 5 (Reg. Deadline 10/7) • December 3 (Reg. Deadline 11/8) • ACT: (www.actstudent.org) • October 22 (Reg. Deadline 9/16) • December 10 (Reg. Deadline 11/4) • Week of September 12th~ School Counselors meeting with Seniors for Senior Unit • Thursday, September 15th~ 7-8pm Senior Parent Night • Sunday, September 25th~ LCPS College Fair @ SBHS from 4-5:30pm & 6:30-8pm • Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26 Senior Sack Lunches ~ The College Essay • Wednesday, December 7th~ Financial Aid Night from 7-8:30pm • Transcript Request Deadlines: 2 weeks before college application due date • Graduation: Sunday, June 10th @ GMU! Family Connection Workshops College Search September 21 October 19 November 16 Financial Aid/Scholarships January 18 February 22 March 14 * Sessions 6-7pm in Career Center. RSVP REQUIRED 1 WEEK PRIOR TO RESERVE A SPOT*

    21. DON’T FORGET…we are here to help