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College or Career?. A Journey to Adulthood. Behaviors for Success. Attendance is Critical Come prepared Avoid distractions Be engaged and attentive in class Take notes Study and complete homework Ask for help if you do not “get it” Know what is expected of you. Graduation Requirements.

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college or career

College or Career?

A Journey to Adulthood

behaviors for success
Behaviors for Success
  • Attendance is Critical
  • Come prepared
  • Avoid distractions
  • Be engaged and attentive in class
  • Take notes
  • Study and complete homework
  • Ask for help if you do not “get it”
  • Know what is expected of you
graduation requirements
Graduation Requirements
  • 4 English
  • 4 Math
    • (Algebra I & higher)
  • 3 Science
    • Must have Biology
  • 1 World History
  • 1 American History
  • .5 American Government
  • .5Economics
  • 1 HOPE credit
  • One course through online learning
  • 1 Fine, performing, or practical art
  • 8 electives
  • Must total at least 24 credits
  • GPA must be 2.0 or above
assessment requirements
Assessment Requirements
  • Passing Score on FCAT Reading
      • Level 3:245
    • Or ACT Reading concordant score – 19
  • Passing score on

Algebra 1 EOC

      • Level 3:399
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Bright Futures Scholarship

Requirements

Florida Academic Scholarship

4 English

4 Math Algebra 1 and higher

(Liberal Arts Math & Informal Geometry do not count)

3 Science (2 w/ lab)

3 Social Studies

- World History

- Am. History

- Gov’t/Economics

2 Foreign Language

GPA -3.5 weighted

Qualifying Test Scores

ACT = 29

SAT = 1290

Florida Medallion Scholarship

4 English

4 Math Algebra 1 and higher

(Liberal Arts Math & Informal Geometry do not count)

3 Science (2 w/lab)

3 Social Studies

- World History

- Am. History

- Gov’t/Economics

2 Foreign Language

GPA -3.0 weighted

  • Qualifying Test Scores

ACT = 26

SAT = 1170

Florida Gold Seal Scholarship

4 English

4 Math (Algebra 1 and Higher

3 Science (2 w/ lab)

3 Social Studies

- World History

- Am. History

- Gov’t/Economics

1 Practical/Performing Arts

1 Hope

3 Vocational Courses

(Must be a vocationalprogram completer with a min. 3.5 GPA in 3 courses.)

GPA—3.0 weighted

  • Students who are on to track to graduate in 2014 will apply after December 1, 2013.
  • Students can track their progress toward Bright Futures eligibility by registering on FLVC.net
  • Volunteer Hours—100 hours for Florida Academic , 75 hours for Florida Medallion, 30 hours for Gold Seal
  • ACT and SAT scores vary by cohort year. Please see chart on the following page for specific details.
  • The Bright Futures Scholarship program is regulated by legislative changes annually.
  • You can learn more by visiting www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ssfad/bf/

Bright Futures Scholarship

Requirements

early graduation ego
Early Graduation EGO
  • To qualify:
    • Students must be on track to graduate
    • Students must have passed the Reading FCAT and Algebra 1 EOC.
    • Students must complete an “Intent to graduate Early” form it is available on the website.
    • Students must meet with counselor to discuss and to fix schedule appropriately. Next opportunity is January 2014.
  • Please Consider the following:
    • Do you have a plan why you want to graduate early?
    • Colleges & Universities frown upon this option . . . Double check with them before you make this decision
    • You can miss out scholarships & senior activities.
dual enrollment
Dual Enrollment

Lake Sumter

Lake Tech

Junior or Senior Only

2.0 GPA or higher

On track for graduation

Have chosen career goals

See a counselor

Take the TABE test

Options include:

Automobile Service or Collision

Nursing: CNA, HHA, PCT, Med Assist.

Cosmetology, Nail Specialty

Public Safety – Police, Fire, EMT, Paramedic

  • Junior or Senior Only
  • 3.0 unweighted GPA
  • Passed FCAT Reading
  • Qualifying Scores on the PERT test
  • Must meet with counselor to discuss
  • Limited Course offerings
    • English & Social Studies
    • Math & Science
resources
Resources

Academic

Personal

Teachers

Counselors

Parents

Principals

Deputies

Peers

Send an e-mail, or come by for emergencies

  • First line of DEFENSE:
    • Your teacher – they can assist you with course mastery
  • Tutoring is available for most subjects on campus after school
  • Online resources – You Tube and Google are great
  • Your peers – they speak your language!
choose the right option
Choose the right option

4 year College

Community College

Associates Degree

Can live at home

Lower cost

May direct connect to colleges for Bachelors Degree

Translates to a salary between $20,000 and $40,000**

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Housing & travel costs
  • Usually higher costs
  • Stricter admissions requirements
  • Translates to a salary range between $28,000 and $60,000 or higher**

**Salary ranges are approximate and largely depend on the career field and economic conditions. There is not a guarantee.

more options
More options

Technical School

Work

Develop on-the-job skills

Network with people

Earn money right away

Build a resume’

Minimum wage – translates to less than $16,000 per year

  • Short in Duration
  • A “Hands on” approach
  • Low-cost programs
  • Nursing, Automobile, Cosmetology, Welding, Police, Fire, EMT, and more.
  • Salaries from $18,000 - $36,000**

**Salary ranges are approximate and largely depend on the career field and economic conditions. There is not a guarantee.

military
Military

BENEFITS

TO DO

Take Rigorous Classes

Take the ASVAB

Earn a High School Diploma

  • Training and Valuable Experience
  • Salary and Health Benefits
  • Money for College
  • Free Housing
  • Promotions
  • Retirement Benefits
  • VA Loans and Assistance
junior class to do
Junior Class TO-DO
  • Take rigorous courses
  • Earn good grades
  • Complete Volunteer Work
  • Take the ACT or SAT once this year
  • Complete online course
  • Research Colleges, Military, Tech. School
    • Visit the campus
    • Refine your search
  • Explore Scholarship Opportunities
  • Stay connected – join a club, play a sport.
senior year to do
Senior Year – TO DO
  • Fall – Continue to take rigorous course & earn good grades.
      • Apply for scholarships
      • Take the ACT or SAT for the 2nd time
      • Meet with your counselor
      • Complete College Applications
      • Take the ASVAB for Military
      • Apply for Bright Futures after December 1
  • Winter – Avoid Senioritis
      • Complete the FASFA after January 1
      • Continue doing well in classes
      • Graduate
      • Last time to take ACT/SAT for Bright Futures is June test dates
feedback

Feedback

Log on to Moodle, go to guidance page,

Class of 2015 information,

Junior Class Presentation Survey

Please complete at this time

Thank you for your attention!

further assistance

Further Assistance

Mrs. Theobald is available!

Tuesdays in Guidance Corner

Via e-mail theobalds@lake.k12.fl.us

Or by appointment in the guidance office