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  1. Chino High SchoolSenior & Junior Parent Night Classes of 2017/18

  2. Keys to Graduation

  3. Key 1:Progress/Report Cards • SEMESTER 1 • September 23, 2016 – progress report • November 4, 2016 – progress report • December 16, 2017 – semester 1 final grades • SEMESTER 2 • February 10, 2017 – progress report • April 7, 2017 – progress report • June 2, 2017 – semester 2 final grades

  4. Key 2:Graduation Requirements • Minimum 2.0 GPA • 225 Credits Total: • English 4 years 40 credits • Math 3 years 30 credits • World History 1 year 10 credits • U.S. History 1 year 10 credits • U.S. Government ½ year 5 credits • Economics ½ year 5 credits • Biological Science 1 year 10 credits • Physical Science 1 year 10 credits • Physical Education 2 years 20 credits • Visual/Performing Arts or Foreign Language 2 years 20 credits • Health ½ year 5 credits • Electives 60 credits

  5. Career Planning A free self-assessment is available on the web at California CareerZone • Assess Yourself • Search Occupations • Explore Industry Sectors • Get A Reality Check

  6. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) • Filing Period: October 1, 2016 & apply no matter what school you attend • The FAFSA application is always FREE and is sponsored by the US Department of Education. • Filing online requires both student and parent to have a PIN - it is strongly recommended you apply for it NOW: • Application is online only.




  10. Scholarships TYPE CRITERIA • Merit High Academic Achievement + High Test Scores • Community/School Achievement + Financial Need + Community Service • Athletic Athletics Achievement + Academics • Business Achievement + Connections • Corporation Any of the above • Post Secondary University/College • Governmental Pell Grant, Cal Grant • Military Achievement + Test Scores • Scholarship Bulletins can be found in the Career Center and are updated several times a year.



  13. NCAA Eligibility Center • If you are planning to play sports at a Division 1 or Division 2 college/university, you should have registered at the end of your junior year. • If you have not already done so, go to register as soon as possible.

  14. NCAA Eligibility Center • Required Division 1 Core Courses – 16 courses: • English, 4 years • Math, 3 years (Algebra 1 or higher) • Science, 2 years (at least one lab) • Social Science, 2 years • 1 additional year of English, math or science • 4 additional years of academic courses in any of the above areas or foreign language • Required Division 2 Core Courses – 16 courses: • English, 3 years • Math, 2 years (Algebra 1 or higher) • Science, 2 years (at least one lab) • Social Science, 2 years • 3 additional years of English, math or science • 4 additional years of academic courses in any of the above areas or foreign language

  15. Options • Community Colleges: • Chaffey, Mt. SAC, Riverside Community College (RCC), Citrus College, and more! • Associate Degree and Transfer Programs • Vocational/Occupational Programs

  16. Post-Graduation Options • Military • Training in specific skills • Educational benefits • Vocational Schools • Intensive training and experience in specific trades • Apprenticeships • Workforce • Resumes and letters of recommendation • Make contacts now! Go to the Career Center to look into all of the above options!

  17. College Readiness – Math and English • Community College Assessment (assessments offered at Chino High in the spring for students applying to Chaffey/Mt. San Antonio Colleges) • UC Writing Exam • EAP: Early Assessment Program for the CSU (scores located on back side of CST score report mailed to parents in August.) Other ways to meet the requirement: • ACT or SAT Scores • AP Exam Scores • CSU ELM (Entry Level Math test)/EPT (English Placement Test) • CSU: mandatory summer remediation before fall term/semester

  18. Your Gateway to California Community Colleges:

  19. California

  20. University of California (UC) California State University (CSU) &Private University A-G Minimum Admission Requirements

  21. S.A.T./P.S.A.T. • Free Senior S.A.T. School Day October 19, 2016 • Free Junior P.S.A.T. School Day November 2, 2016 • Free Junior S.A.T. School Day March 1, 2017

  22. CSU Admissions • Complete an application for each campus - applications are sent to each campus • The minimum required GPA for admission eligibility is a 2.0 - the lower the GPA, the higher the test scores must be (SAT Reasoning test or ACT) • SAT Subject tests are not required • The application fee is $55 - fee waivers are available on-line • GPA is based on grades earned during the sophomore and junior years of high school (a-g approved courses only) • Up to eight semesters of honors courses taken in the last two years of high school will be granted additional points

  23. CSU MentorYou are encouraged to apply to the CSU’s online

  24. CSU Schools – 23 campuses

  25. UC Admissions • Only the grades you earn in "A-G" subjects in the 10th and 11th are used to calculate your GPA. • 9th grade courses can be used to meet the Subject Requirement if you earn a grade of C or better…however, these grades will not be used to calculate your GPA. • UC’s assign extra points for up to four units of UC-certified honors level and advanced placement courses taken in the last three years of high school. A=5 points, B=4 points, C=3 points • No more than two years of UC-approved honors level courses taken in the tenth grade may be given extra points. • A grade of D in an honors or advanced placement course does not earn extra points. • Students admitted to UC share a high level of academic ability and potential. Most students rank in the top 12.5 percent of high school graduates. The majority of students are from California. The number of applicants often exceeds the spaces available for a particular campus or major. Therefore, meeting the minimum admissions requirements is not enough to gain admission to many UC campuses and programs.

  26. UC Admissions • Students must submit the following test scores: • SAT Reasoning or ACT • the best scores will be taken into account • the ACT composite score must be submitted. • SAT Subject Tests – no longer required • Your personal statement now consists of two questions - maximum of 1000 words total - students choose the length of each response, but the shorter one should be no shorter than 250 words. Read directions carefully for submitting your essays in the proper formats! • Complete one application for all campuses. • Admissions criteria based largely on GPA and test scores. • The minimum required GPA varies by campus/program. • All testing (SAT, ACT) must be done by the end of December. • The application fee is $70 - fee waivers available.

  27. UC OnlineYou are encouraged to apply to the UC’s online

  28. UC Schools – 9 campuses

  29. Private Colleges • 76+ campuses in California, each with a unique focus: liberal arts colleges, major research universities, comprehensive universities, church- and faith-related institutions, historically black colleges and universities, single-sex institutions, two-year colleges, and schools of law, medicine, engineering, art, business, and other professions. • Professors – not teaching assistants – teach courses. • Private schools tend to have a more personal approach to education. The admissions policies at private schools are also more personal, looking to student promise, talent. Private school application deadlines are not uniform. • Tuition and fees can be in excess of $30,000 a year – however, roughly 8 out of 10 students who attend private schools receive some forms of financial aid! Need-based and/or academic merit!

  30. University of La Verne Chapman University University of Redlands Hope University Pepperdine University Claremont Colleges: Scripps Harvey Mudd Pomona Claremont McKenna Pitzer La Sierra University Azusa Pacific University Whittier College California Baptist University Biola University Loyola Marymount Occidental Stanford University Caltech University of Southern California (USC) Sampling of Private Colleges in California

  31. Yale – New Haven, CT Princeton – Princeton, NJ Rice – Houston, TX Baylor – Waco, TX New York University – New York, NY Loyola College – Baltimore, MD Gonzaga – Spokane, WA University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL Millsaps College – Jackson, MS College of Wooster – Wooster, OH Ripon College – Ripon, WI Cooper Union – Manhattan, NY Carnegie Mellon – Pittsburgh, PA Marquette – Milwaukee, WI Sarah Lawrence – Westchester County, NY Oberlin College – Oberlin, OH Duke – Durham, NC Dartmouth College – Hanover, NH Northwestern – Evanston, IL Vanderbilt – Nashville, TN Spelman College – Atlanta, GA College of the Ozarks – Point Lookout, MI Berea College – Berea, KY Olin College of Engineering – Needham, MA Sampling of Private Colleges Outside California

  32. SEND.EDU/THE COMMON APP • Applications for most private universities can be submitted through and • Students should create their accounts through or and include their teachers’ and counselors’ emails so that all recommendations, transcripts and other documents can be electronically submitted on their behalf.

  33. National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)

  34. Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)

  35. Student Involvement • College campus tours • College fairs • Leadership opportunities i.e. Boys’ State, Girls’ State, RYLA, etc. • Sports • Volunteering • Community service

  36. Tips • BE FLEXIBLE… The level of competition for admission to many campuses and programs can be quite high, so please consider the following: • apply to more than one campus • apply to programs that, while not your first choice, will allow you to fulfill your educational goals • Meet all application deadlines • Proofread your application for misspellings and grammatical errors • Be sure to hit the “submit” button • Do not omit required signatures • Read directions carefully • Do not list extracurricular activities that aren’t legitimate • Inform your school counselor where you have applied • Write legibly • Use a tasteful e-mail address that you will check often

  37. Important Senior Reminders • Testing for SAT Reasoning and ACT must be completed by the end of December, however each university’s deadline. Go online to and • UC applications November 1st – 30th • CSU applications October 1st – November 30th • Complete your resume and ask for letters of recommendation early; letters of recommendation are NOT a part of the UC or CSU application

  38. QUESTIONS? Thank you for coming! Please visit our website and click on the Counseling tab