What is the best way to obtain a letter of reference from a teacher, counselor or coach? Provide them with
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What is the best way to obtain a letter of reference from a teacher, counselor or coach? Provide them with: What is the best way to obtain a letter of reference from a teacher, counselor or coach? Provide them with: When is the date that you are supposed to have at least one college application completed? A. September 1st B. October 1st C. November 1st Job shadowing is a way to help decide a career path. True or False What is the primary means to obtain financial aid for college? A. SAT (Student Achievement Test) B. ACT (American College Test) C. FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Each senior should complete a profile sheet. The profile sheet will be used to assist with writing letters of recommendation Each senior should complete a profile sheet. The profile sheet will be used to assist with writing letters of recommendation Students should ask an AHS staff member, coach, employer, etc. to write a letter of recommendation Most colleges, scholarships and employers require letters of recommendation Visit schools Visit schools Columbus Day is a popular day for “Open House” on college campuses Decide on which colleges to apply Create a list/spreadsheet of application deadlines and requirements (essays, transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc.) Work on college essays and ask teachers/parents/friends to review Complete and submit applications by NOVEMBER 1ST (this is the priority deadline) Seniors have unlimited visits with college representatives presenting at AHS. However, make good use of your time Seniors have unlimited visits with college representatives presenting at AHS. However, make good use of your time Sign up for college representative visits using this link https://goo.gl/forms/huOi1cfm0BCnupn52 Attendance is taken during the actual college visit Go to the AHS Counselor webpage, AHS calendar or the green bulletin board located in the Main Hallway for the most updated list of visits Deadlines: Pay attention to the deadlines provided by each institution Deadlines: Pay attention to the deadlines provided by each institution Criteria: Admission requirements vary by each institution Transcripts: Use Parchment to send your transcripts to institutions Letters of Recommendation: Give the writer at least 2 weeks notice. Provide them with your completed Student Profile Sheet Essay/Personal Statement: Make sure your writing leaves a positive impression on the college admissions team Use Parchment to send transcripts to post-secondary institutions Use Parchment to send transcripts to post-secondary institutions Use the Scholarship Transcript Request Form to have a transcript sent to an organization Forms are available in the CAPA/Gifted Auburn Office Talk to recruiters to learn about different programs/benefits Talk to recruiters to learn about different programs/benefits Research the advantages/disadvantages of serving Learn about active military vs. reserves/National Guard Take the ASVAB test!!! Military service is an education funding option Starting your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid): apply early (starting October 1st) at www.FAFSA.gov An ISAC (Illinois Student Assistance Commission) representative is in the College and Career Readiness Conference Room every Tuesday during 3rd – 6th hours. Sign-in using https://goo.gl/forms/up27boZW8VHrSZT73 Community Scholarships are listed on the Scholarship Board located in the Main Hallway and the AHS Counselor webpage Post-secondary institutions provide scholarships to admitted students. Ask the Financial Aid Office for assistance Research your interests and career opportunities if you plan to move directly into a career Research your interests and career opportunities if you plan to move directly into a career Identify additional training and education needed for the career you want Job shadow/connect with people in your desired field Develop your resume (volunteer/work experience, skills, references, etc.) Dates: We will be calling seniors down the week of September 19th Dates: We will be calling seniors down the week of September 19th Information: Each senior will meet with their counselor to discuss post high school plans and graduation status Length: Will depend on how many questions you have for your counselor. Without questions, meetings typically last around 15 minutes National : September 28, 2016 (Permission slips in the ET/HPS Academy Office) Hispanic College Fair 9:30am – 10:30 am at Cliffbreakers Chicago National College Fair: October 1, 2016 11am – 3pm at the McCormick Place College Night: October 5, 2016 6pm – 8pm at Rock Valley College Financial Aid Night: October 11, 2016 5:30pm – 8:00pm in the AHS Library FAFSA and College Application Completion Night: October 12, 2016 6pm – 8pm at Rock Valley College Atrium Counselor webpage Counselor webpage http://www3.rps205.com/Schools/HS/Auburn/Pages/Counseling.aspx Events/Workshops Websites (list of websites) Teachers/Coaches and other Important Adults in your life Google forms https://goo.gl/forms/up27boZW8VHrSZT73 (ISAC Rep) https://goo.gl/forms/huOi1cfm0BCnupn52 (College Visits) BAMIT Academy BAMIT Academy Leshanda Ausler firstname.lastname@example.org Indira Betts email@example.com Tiffani Weatherly firstname.lastname@example.org CAPA Academy Tiffani Weatherly email@example.com EMITT Academy Leshanda Ausler firstname.lastname@example.org Gifted Academy Gifted Academy Dan Appino email@example.com Health Sciences Academy Indira Betts firstname.lastname@example.org Human Public Services Academy Scott Zimmerlee email@example.com
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