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  1. Your Individual Graduation Plan Mrs. Brown School Counselor 11th Grade Mrs. Tuten CDF

  2. Purpose • An Individual Graduation Plan is a road map that guides students toward their education, career and employment goals. • IGPs include general graduation requirements, as well as coursework and out-of-classroom learning opportunities related to a student’s chosen cluster of study. • IGPs help students align high school courses with college entrance requirements. • These plans are flexible and can change based on a student’s aspirations, abilities and interests.

  3. SC Uniform Grading Scale

  4. Timeline for College Planning

  5. GPA & Class Rank • Every course counts toward your GPA! • GPA and Rank are calculated using the weighted GPA scale • Shoot for top 6% for Palmetto Fellows (remember other qualifying criteria) • Top 30% for Life Scholarship

  6. SC Diploma Requirements

  7. Requirements for 4 Year Schools • In addition to SC Diploma, students planning to attend a 4-year school initially need: • Science • Biology • Chemistry • Other Lab Science (Marine Science, Human Biology, Botany/Zoology, AP Science) • Foreign Language • 2 Years of the same Language • 3 Year for Clemson & College of Charleston • Mathematics • Algebra 1 • Geometry • Algebra 2 • Math higher than Alg 2 (Pre-Cal, Discrete Math, AP Stats) • Fine Art • Art, Chorus, Drama, Instrumental • College Prep Elective • Global II, Psychology, AP World History, etc.

  8. Extended Learning Opportunities • Hillcrest’s Job Shadowing Day • Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 • Volunteering • See Mrs. Tuten for volunteer opportunities • Hillcrest’s Volunteer Fair • May 1, 2013 • Part-time Job • Hillcrest’s Resume/Interviewing Workshop • Feb. 20, 2013 • Hillcrest’s Job Fair • Feb. 28, 2013 • Lunch and Learn

  9. Career & College Resources • Websites • Career Exploration • Interests, Skills, & Work Values Assessments • Jobs, Jobs, Jobs • www.statelibrary.sc.gov/DISCUS • Job & Career Resources • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center • Learning Express Library • resume, interviewing, job info • www.SCOIS.net • Assessments & Job Search • College Search • Military Info

  10. www.SCOIS.net • Occupation Match • Learn about yourself • Likes and Dislikes • Research jobs that incorporate your interests