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Title: WELCOME TO SENIOR PARENT NIGHT


1
WELCOME TO SENIOR PARENT NIGHT
  • Arlington High School
  • 9.22.2004

2
COUNSELOR CASELOADS
  • Eleanor Molina (A-C)
  • Danielle Rakowsky (D-H)
  • Kathy Hirsch (I-M)
  • Lynna Williams (N-S)
  • Eleanor Farinato (T-Z)
  • Ted Dever, Various Letters, Intervention
    Coordinator

3
S.A.T. Results - CLASS OF 2004Mean Scores
  • Male Female Total
  • Verbal 525 557 542
  • Mathematics 537 541 540
  • Mass Total National Total
  • Verbal 518 508
  • Mathematics 523 518

4
Advanced Placement
  • 15 Advanced Placement courses offered
  • 211 tests were administered last school year
  • Stats. from Class of 2003
  • - 12 Scholars (grades 3 or higher on 3 or more
    AP Exams)
  • - 5 Scholars with Honors (grade of 3.25 on
    all AP Exams and grades 3 or higher on 4 or
    more Exams)
  • - 11 Scholars with Distinction (grade 3.5 on
    all AP Exams and 3 or higher on 5 or more Exams)

5
NCAA Clearinghouse
  • Visit the website
  • www.ncaaclearinghouse.net
  • Complete forms ASAP if you have any intention of
    playing sports in college.

6
College AcceptanceClass of 2004
Boston University Bowdoin College Bradley Univer
sity Brandeis University Bridgewater State Bry
ant College Bryman College Bryn Mawr College Bu
cknell University Bunker Hill Community Carleton
College Carnegie Mellon Univ. Champlain College
Clark University Coastal Carolina Colby Colleg
e Colby Sawyer College College of Charleston
College of the Holy Cross Concordia College Conn
ecticut College Cornell University Curry College
Dalhousie University Dartmouth College Dean C
ollege Denison University Denver University Dre
w University Earlham College Eastern Nazarene Co
llege Eckerd College Emerson College Emmanuel C
ollege Endicott College Fairfield University
  • Academy of Art College
  • Acadia University
  • Alfred University
  • American International College
  • American University
  • Anna Maria College
  • Arizona State University
  • Art Institute of Boston
  • Assumption College
  • Babson College
  • Bard College
  • Barry University
  • Bates College
  • Bay State College
  • Becker College
  • Bentley College
  • Bishops College
  • Boston College

7
College AcceptanceClass of 2004
Lyndon State College Maine Maritime Academy Manh
attan College Maryville College Mass Bay Communi
ty Coll. Mass. College of Art Mass. College of L
iberal Arts Mass. Maritime Academy McGill Univer
sity Merrimack College Messiah College Middlese
x Community College Milligan College Minnesota S
tate College Mitchell College Montserrat College
Mount Holyoke College Mount Ida College
Museum School of Fine Arts
  • Hobart William Smith Coll.
  • Hofstra University
  • Indian River Community Coll.
  • Indiana University
  • Indiana University- Bloomington
  • Iona College
  • Ithaca College
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Johnson Wales University
  • Juniata College
  • Keene State College
  • Laboure College
  • Lasell College
  • Lawrence University
  • LeMoyne College
  • Lesley University
  • Loyola College- Maryland
  • Loyola University Chicago, New
    Orleans
  • Fisher College
  • Fitchburg State Coll.
  • Florida State Coll.
  • Fordham University
  • Framingham State
  • Franklin Pierce Coll.
  • George Washington U.
  • Georgetown U.
  • Gettysburg College
  • Gordon College
  • Goucher College
  • Green Mountain Coll.
  • Guilford College
  • Hamilton College
  • Hampshire College
  • Hartwick College
  • Harvard College
  • Hesser College

8
College AcceptanceClass of 2004
Southern N.H. University Springfield College Spr
ingfield Technical C.C. St. Anselm College St. J
ohns University St. Josephs College, Maine St.
Lawrence University St. Leo University St. Mary
s College, Maryland St. Michaels College SUNY P
lattsburg SUNY Albany Stonehill College Suffolk
University Susquehanna University Syracuse Univ
ersity The Citadel Towson University Trinity Co
llege
  • Pratt Institute
  • Providence College
  • Quinnpiac University
  • Regis College
  • Ringling School of Art Design
  • Rivier College
  • R.I.T.
  • Roger Williams University
  • Rutgers University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Salem State College
  • Salve Regina College
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Scripps College
  • Siena College
  • Simmons College
  • Skidmore College
  • Smith College
  • Snow College
  • New England College
  • New England Institute of Art
  • New York University
  • Newbury College
  • Nichols College
  • North Shore Community College
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Norwich University
  • Ohio University
  • Pace University
  • Penn. State University
  • Philadelphia University
  • Pine Manor College
  • Pittsburg University
  • Plymouth State University
  • Point Park College
  • Pamona College

9
College Acceptance Class of 2004
University of Vermont University of Wisconsin M
adison University of Virginia Utica College Vas
sar College Villanova University Wagner College
Wellesley College Wentworth Institute of
Technology Wesleyan University Western New Engla
nd College Westfield State Univ. Wheaton College
Wheelock College Wilfred Laurier Univ. Worcest
er Polytechnical Institute Worcester State Colleg
e Wyoming Technical Institute
  • University of Hawaii- Manoa
  • University of Maine
  • University of Maine Farmington
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Miami
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • University of New England
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of New Haven
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Southern Maine
  • University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • University of the Arts
  • University of Toronto
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • UMASS Amherst
  • UMASS Boston
  • UMASS Dartmouth
  • UMASS Lowell
  • Universite de Montreal
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California - Berkley
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • University of California San Diego
  • University of California Santa Cruz
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Florida
  • University of Hartford

10
Guidance Services
  • English Visits
  • Thursday night appointments
  • Career Center
  • Scholarships
  • College Fair
  • Financial Aid Workshop
  • SATs
  • Guidance Bulletin

11
Sources of Information
  • Guidance Counselors
  • Internet (www.myroad.com)
  • College Guidebooks
  • College Fairs
  • Open house
  • College visits and tours
  • Interviews
  • Family, friends
  • http//www.arlington.k12.ma.us/ahs/guidance/
  • http//www.commonapp.org

12
College Application Process
  • KEEP YOUR OPTIONS OPEN
  • Meet all deadlines
  • Apply to a range of colleges
  • Consider cost
  • Send complete applications

13
College Search Find the right fit
  • Key Issues
  • Major
  • Location
  • Size
  • Variety of programs
  • Activities
  • Internships
  • Selectivity
  • Resources
  • Cost
  • Facilities
  • Merit scholarships/
  • financial aid
  • Diversity of student body

14
Application Process
  • Research application deadlines, options for
    applying and requirements by school.
  • Make copies of everything
  • School specific applications vs. common
    application
  • Paper applications vs. online applications

15
Types of Admission
  • Regular admission apply by deadline
  • Rolling Admission - applications accepted and
    reviewed on a rolling basis up to a later
    deadline
  • Early Decision early application deadline and
    notification. Early Decision is binding.
    Student must withdraw all other applications if
    admitted
  • Early Action similar to early decision but
    non-binding

16
Standardized Tests
  • SAT I Measures knowledge gained over time.
    Most schools require it.
  • SAT II Measures knowledge of subject area.
    Required by some colleges.
  • ACT More predominant in the South and the
    Midwest. Often accepted as an alternative to the
    SAT.

17
Personal Essay
  • Essence of the student should come through
  • Choose a topic that is meaningful to the student
  • Guidelines given to students during guidance
    visit to senior English classes

18
Recommendations
  • Guidance counselor recommendation
  • Parent response form helpful
  • Activity summary from student
  • Students should ask 2 teachers to write a
    recommendation. Some will ask for addressed,
    stamped envelopes. Ask early!!! Thank
    teachers.
  • Additional Recommendations character
    references

19
Transcript Request
  • Complete transcript request form according to
    deadlines
  • Available in the main guidance office
  • Transcript will be sent with guidance counselor
    recommendation and school report form
  • First 3 transcript requests are free, then 2.00
    each thereafter.

20
Time Line for Senior Transcripts
  • Deadline
  • October 1
  • October 15
  • November 1
  • November 15
  • Nov 30/ Dec 1
  • December 15
  • January 1
  • January 15
  • February 1
  • February 15
  • March 1
  • March 15
  • April 1
  • April 15
  • May 1
  • May 15
  • June 1
  • Due to the Guidance Office
  • September 20
  • October 4
  • October 15
  • Novmber 1
  • Novermber 15
  • December 2
  • December 15
  • January 4
  • January 14
  • February 1
  • February 15
  • March 1
  • March 15
  • April 1
  • April 15
  • May 2
  • May 10

21
MEET ALL DEADLINES
22
Criteria Used in College Admissions
  • Transcript
  • Level of difficulty
  • Prefer 5 academic courses each year
  • Grades/GPA
  • Class rank weighted
  • Trends (improvement/decline)
  • Umass/State College Standards

23
Criteria Used in College AdmissionsCont
  • Entrance Exams (SAT I, SAT II, ACT)
  • Personal Essay
  • Recommendations
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Interviews/Campus Visits

24
Financial Aid
  • AHS Financial Aid night with Lisa Wolmsley,
    Associate Director of Financial Assistance at
    Bentley College, December 1st , 7-9 P.M.
  • Research which applications are required by each
    school
  • FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student
    Assistance
  • CSS PROFILE 2 step process
  • Institution Specific Applications and
    Supplements

25
Financial Aid
  • Apply regardless of received eligibility some
    merit scholarships require an aid application
  • Must file applications prior to having an
    admission decision
  • Meet all deadlines

26
Spring 2005
  • Compare admission and financial aid offers
  • Attend spring visitation programs
  • Choose the school best suited for the students
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