*Avoid Senioritis! Maintain a challenging course schedule. Consider AP courses, and Dual Enrollment. Colleges do request final transcripts. Acceptances have been reversed when students did not maintain the quality of their academic performance.
*Counselors will follow up with students and parents to discuss grades, graduation requirements, post secondary plans, etc.
*Use Career Planner/Career Cruising accessible through the LHS webpage (www.robeson.k12.nc.us/lshs) for assistance with academic and career planning, scholarship and financial aid info.
*Listen to the intercom announcements, view the scrolling announcements, watch the JIB and regularly check the LHS webpage under the Guidance link for available scholarship information.
Review graduation requirements.
Create a CFNC account (CFNC.org) to help plan, apply and pay for college
Visit college campuses and interview with college representatives.
Register with (NCAA) Eligibility Clearinghouse, if competing in Division I or Division II college sports www.ncaaclearinghouse.net- this is an eligibility requirement!!
Make sure your schedule will ensure that you graduate.
Begin working on college applications, including essays, and continue to visit campuses and interview with college admissions representatives. (2) College day visits allowed. (Prior approval form in the counseling dept)
Check your transcript for accuracy. Guidance technicians ask for a (3) day notice for transcript requests.
Attend Senior Parent Night to discuss pertinent info to navigate through your senior year
Research colleges/universities, and take virtual tours online
Research financial aid and scholarship opportunities
LHS College Day- October 24, 2012, 8:15 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
College Application Week- November 12-16(Apply to college-CFNC.org-some colleges waive the app fee during this week). November 14- Counselors will assist in process (upstairs D wing).
Be aware of all college application deadlines-incomplete applications will not be processed.