Post High School: Preparing for Life After High School Senior Parent Meeting.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Post High School: Preparing for Life After High School Senior Parent Meeting </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Tonights Focus College Planning and Trends The College Application Process: Using Naviance / Family Connection in the College Application Process https://connection.naviance.com/dublindchs </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> College Planning Sophomore Year PLAN test/AP Potential Report Academic Advisement Junior Year Practice ACT &amp; PSAT Getting Started junior seminars </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> College Search/Research Columbus Suburban College Fair @ Otterbein Sunday, September 16th College Visits @ Coffman Sign up through Naviance on-line tool For students to meet admissions reps </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Trends to Consider Top factors in acceptance: Academic Rigor GPA Test Scores Things that connect you to the college/university Safe vs. Reach Schools OSU example </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> What is Naviance? Naviance Succeed promotes college and career rediness with robust analytics, powerful communication, and reporting tools and a student/family portal. The Family Connection portion of Naviance will also serve as the main access point to receive news updates from the guidance office. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Expectations Coffman uses Naviance exclusively to manage the College Application Process. Students will be able to: Apply on-line using the Common Application or through the institutions website Request transcripts Complete surveys Request letters of recommendation Request transcripts for NCAA </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Logging into Naviance Two ways to access Naviance/Family Connection: 1.Go to the DCHS Guidance page and select Naviance link 2.Go directly to the site: http://connection.naviance.com/coffman http://connection.naviance.com/coffman DCHS Login Information for Senior Students: Username: 13lastname_firstname Password: Students ID # **Login information for other grades are on the Family Connection Handout </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Helpful Links Document s Home Page Naviance / Family Connection Home Page ` News from the Guidance Office </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> College Planning Tools We will post the date and time of college rep visits to Jerome. SallieMae National Scholarship Search Many Ways to Research Colleges: College Match College Lookup College Search Acceptance History </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> How to Apply Apply Online FIRST Use the Common Application (www.commonapp.org) whenever possible. Check if supplement is requiredwww.commonapp.org If an institution is not part of the Common Application, access their website directly to apply READ directions! Recommendation letters? Scholarship deadlines? Essays? Secondary School Report? Mid-year Report? Deadlines? </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> How to Apply Apply Online FIRST Use the Common Application (www.commonapp.org) whenever possible. Check if supplement is requiredwww.commonapp.org If an institution is not part of the Common Application, access their website directly to apply READ directions! Recommendation letters? Scholarship deadlines? Essays? Secondary School Report? Mid-year Report? Deadlines? </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Recommendation Letters Check with the institution to see if a letter is required Ask your teachers, in person, at least 3 weeks in advance Parent completes Parent Brag Sheet in Naviance Student completes the Senior Inventory in Naviance Request Teacher Recommendations in Naviance </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Before You Ask For A Recommendation... Complete Senior Inventory and Parent Brag Sheet Student Completes the Senior Inventory Parents Complete the Parent Brag Sheet </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Request Teacher Recommendation in Naviance Request Teacher Recs </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> The Application Process Apply online FIRST either with the Common Application or through the institutions website Log on to Naviance Complete the Important Privacy Notice and update your Colleges I am Applying To list Common Application School Hardcopy Transcript Package Mailed (by student) Transcript Submitted Electronically </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> Application Process continued Click on Submit at the bottom of the page. This sends your Electronic Transcript Packet request to the Guidance Office. If the institution you are applying to is not listed in Naviance, request a transcript through the guidance office. Monitor the status of your transcript package through the colleges I am applying to menu the date it was postmarked/transmission date (generally 2-4 weeks for colleges to process the transcript). </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> What Will the High School Transmit to the College? Transcript School Profile Secondary School Report Form Counselor Recommendation (if needed/requested) Teacher Recommendations/Evaluations (if needed/requested) Senior Schedule **If a school does not accept transcripts electronically, student will be called to the guidance office to pick up these materials in a sealed envelope. Student is responsible for mailing this envelope.** </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> Sending SAT and ACT Score Students must contact the testing agency to request scores to be sent to each college. Dublin City Schools does NOT report SAT or ACT scores on the transcript or release them to the institutions. SAT - www.collegeboard.comwww.collegeboard.com ACT www.ACT.orgwww.ACT.org </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> Future Plans a Mystery? ASVAB - September 20th (orange flyer in packet) Career and personality surveys in Naviance </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> Future Parent Seminars: September 13 th - College Admissions Testing September 16 th - Suburban College Fair @ Otterbein October 2 nd - College Fair for Students with Learning Disabilities October 4 th - Scholarship &amp; Financial Aid </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> Senior Event Calendar Please review for upcoming events and deadlines. </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> Overwhelmed??? Dont worry - were here to help Encourage your son/daughter to talk to his/her counselor Senior Seminars this week and next </li> <li> Slide 24 </li> <li> Thank You! Be sure to pick up your childs Cap &amp; Gown order information in the lobby. Senior Dinner/Casino Night Carol Hansen Chairperson Please volunteer! </li> </ul>

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