STUDENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT

August 28, 2019       Future Planning Meeting Powerpoint  

                                            Handout for seniors

 

Steps to Applying to College

Below are the links to all information linked to college planning.  Please read thoroughly and consult with your counselor when necessary.

 

STEP ONE:   Narrow down your college search to 4-5 colleges. (This can begin as early as your freshmen year...begin looking at all your options early.)

COLLEGE VISITS/EXPLORATION

COLLEGE ATHLETICS     

 

STEP TWO:   Apply to the colleges/universities of your choice. (Pay attention to all deadlines.   For Priority Scholarship Deadlines, apply by November 1st).

1.  Via Common App

 

2.  Via College Website

 

STEP THREE:  Request Letters of Recommendations AND Transcripts via NAVIANCE STUDENT (Please request at least 2 WEEKS prior to application deadline.  This gives everyone time to process your request.)

1.  Ask teachers personally to write you a letter of recommendation.   Then log into Naviance Student to request. 

 *  How do request transcripts and letters of recommendations? 

                                       Click Here for Instructions

                                       Click Here to Login to NAVIANCE STUDENT

 

STEP FOUR:   Determine how College/University accepts ACT/SAT scores. Transcript or Directly from Testing site

ACT INFORMATION

Additional test dates and deadlines, registration, costs, scores, etc

  • ACT FEE WAIVERS:  Students on free/reduced lunch qualify for two waivers to cover the cost of the ACT. See Guidance for waivers.

 

SAT INFORMATION

Test dates and deadlines, registration, costs, scores, etc

  • SAT FEE WAIVERS:  Students on free/reduced lunch qualify for two waivers to cover the cost of the SAT. See Guidance for waivers.

*  SAT/ACT Comparison Chart

SAT/ACT Test and Registration Dates  

 

STEP FIVE: Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

FINANCIAL AID/FAFSA 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

**Please note:  Once all paperwork has been submitted, please allow colleges up to 4 weeks to process your application.  If you have requested transcripts and letters of recommendations via Naviance Student, please disregard notices from colleges/universities.

 

 

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  Name Position Email
 

Ms. Coulter

Counselor for students with last names   A - Di e-mail
 

Mrs. Stovall

 Counselor for students with last names   Do - Kh e-mail
 

Ms. Elliott

Counselor for students with last names   Ki - Re   e-mail
 

Mr. Ferguson

Counselor for students with last names   Rh - Z     e-mail
 

Noelle Spriestersbach

Student Assistance Coordinator e-mail
 

Azalea Tang

Student Assistance Coordinator e-mail
 

Sara McCrea

School Psychologist e-mail
 

Mrs. McMillen

Guidance Secretary e-mail
  Mrs. Lappen

Registrar

e-mail

 

PRESENTATIONS-POWERPOINTS

VISION and MISSION - COUNSELOR DUTIES

 

FRESHMEN          SOPHOMORES             JUNIORS            SENIORS

 


AP (ADVANCED PLACEMENT)

ATTENDANCE/MAKEUP WORK

CAREER PLANNING

CAREER CENTER                    

COLLEGE ATHLETICS                 

COLLEGE PLANNING PROCESS

COLLEGE VISITS

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS     

CREDIT FLEX

ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES- GIFTED

NAVIANCE STUDENT        

FINANCIAL AID/FAFSA                    

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS         

IB (International Bacccalaureate)       

PHYSICAL EDUCATION WAIVER FAQ 

SCHEDULING

SCHOLARSHIPS                     

SUMMER SCHOOL OPTIONS

TESTING

 

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