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Title: Preble%20High%20School%20Senior%20Presentation


1
Preble High School Senior Presentation
  • College and Career Planning
  • College Visits
  • Application Process
  • Profile Sheet
  • Scholarships
  • ACT Testing
  • Accuplacer Testing
  • Military Opportunities
  • Work Skills
  • Review

2
College/University/Technical Schools
  • 4 year colleges
  • UW-system 2 and 4 year campuses
  • Private Colleges Universities
  • Univ. of Minn-Reciprocity(deadlines apply)
  • http//www.heab.wi.gov (apply for Minn.-Wis.
    Tuition)
  • Wis. Technical Colleges/NWTC/Fox Valley
  • Other/Welding/Cosmetologists/animal care etc..

3
College Visits
  • Make an appointment to tour the campus
  • Make a list of questions
  • Major/area of interest to study
  • Visit while school is in session
  • Picture yourself at this campus
  • Location and costs
  • Housing and meal plans
  • Your personal interests

4
Application Process
  • Fill out forms completely/accurately
  • Print out Counselor Sheet-UW system/other
    colleges
  • Turn into Student Service dept.
  • Fill out ½ sheet Yellow Transcript Request Form
  • On-Line registration
  • Copy of Personal Profile Sheet/Resume
  • Write a thoughtful, meaningful, well written
    personal statement-edit-rewrite-edit-rewrite---
  • Letters of Recommendation 2-3
    allow 7-10 days for staff to write
    letters

5
Application process cont.
  • Online application preferred
  • WI UW system colleges apply.wisconsin.edu or
    uwhelp.wisconsin.edu
  • WI tech colleges www.witechcolleges.org.
  • Private colleges refer to their website
  • Complete all areas of the application forms
  • Pay via credit card or include personal check or
    money order with application
  • Submit electronically and print out counselor
    page/HS verification page

6
Submitting forms to Student Services
  • Complete a YELLOW Transcript Request form-name of
    college(s)-on counter in Student Services office
  • Include
  • Letters of recommendations (2-3) allow 7-10 days
    to write
  • Student profile or resume-or attach
    electronically
  • Personal Statement or Essay-or attach
    electronically
  • Other documentation requested
  • Turn all forms/letters/etc. to the SS secretary
  • Provide stamps and envelop for mailing within 2-3
    days or school mail will be sent within one week.
  • Turn everything in together-not one thing at a
    time-will not accept
  • ACT scores-colleges need a copy-did you authorize
    a copy to college

7
(No Transcript)
8
Other info. to consider
  • Student Profile sheet/Resume-Print an extra copy
    to give to your counselor/teachers/coaches/employe
    r/other s for writing letter of recommendation
    for you.
  • Research college of interest http//uwhelp.wiscon
    sin.edu
  • Look under Major Mania-inter college and area of
    interest.
  • Technical schools www.nwtc.edu
  • Research under degrees and programs
  • Career Cruising web site www.careercruising.com
  • User name-preble password-green
  • Do some research on your own-colleges and majors
  • Reach for the stars but get your head out of the
    clouds

9
UW Colleges will maintain its long-held
reputation as the UW System's most affordable
choice for incoming students who can then
complete their baccalaureate degree at any
four-year UW campus. The tuition at UW Colleges
is approx. 4750.00 per year.
  • UW-Fond du Lac
  • A park-like campus surrounds a two-acre lake.
    UW-Fond du Lac has an enrollment of 760 students.
    Map it!
  • UW-Fox Valley
  • Located in Menasha UW-Fox Valley is a 41-acre
    contemporary campus enrolling over 1700 students.
    Map it!
  • UW-Manitowoc
  • UW-Manitowoc is a 40-acre campus located on the
    beautiful shores of Lake Michigan with 600
    students enrolled. Map it!
  • UW-Marathon County
  • UW-Marathon County, located in Wausau, is
    adjacent to 78-acre Marathon Park and has an
    average enrollment of 1000.
  • UW-Marinette
  • Located on 36 acres along the shores of Lake
    Michigan's Green Bay UW-Marinette enrolls 460
    students.

10
Personal Profile Sheet
  • High School Life
  • Achievements/Awards/Accomplishments
  • AP/Advanced Classes/College Courses
  • Service Learning Hours/Volunteer work
  • Sports/Clubs/Organizations etc.
  • Work
  • Other

11
Sample Copy Profile Sheet
  • Name Bo Brown
  • Address1234 Deckner Lane
  • Career Objective Own my own business
  • High School Clubs, Co-Curricular Activities,
  • DECA-------------------------
    ---------------------9-12
    Treasurer 12
  • Spanish club-----------------
    ----------------------11,12
  • SADD-------------------------
    ----------------------10-12
  • Soccer-----------------------
    ------------------------9-12 Captain 11
  • Track------------------------
    ------------------------11,12
  • AP/Advanced Courses
  • AP Psychology, Advanced LA
    10 11, Spanish 4 5
  • Honors and Awards Honor roll 4 of 6 semesters
  • Volunteer/Service Learning hours
  • Pauls Pantry----45 hours
  • Student Services student
    assistance-15 hours
  • Boys Girls Club---30
    hours
  • Employment
  • Festival foodsCashier/produ
    ce dept. 2/2006-current
  • Special Skills

12
SCHOLARSHIPS
  • Career Center
  • Mrs. Mary Bossell
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Profile Sheet/Resume
  • Get organized and make it simple
  • Apply early
  • Be accurate and complete 1-2 week process time
  • Continue to check scholarships in CC and online
    on the Preble website under Scholarships
  • Scholarship Inc.-Jan. 2010more to follow in Jan.

13
FAFSA
  • Links for Students and Parents   Free Application
    for Federal Student Aid All need-based state and
    federal aid programs require the FAFSA. Fill out
    the online form over the internet. http//www.fafs
    a.ed.gov
  • Parent meeting set in Jan. 2010
  • Parents/students need to complete 2009 taxes
    before completing FAFSA

14
ACT TESTING
  • 2009 2010 ACT Test Dates
  • In the United States, U.S. Territories,
    Puerto Rico, and Canada
  • Test Dates Registration
    deadline Late Fee Required
  • October 24, 2009 September 18, 2009
    Sept. 19-Oct. 2, 2009
  • December 12, 2009 November 6, 2009
    Nov. 7-20, 2009
  • February 6, 2010 January 5, 2010
    Jan. 6-15, 2010
  • April  10, 2010 March 5, 2010
    March 6-19, 2010
  • June  12, 2010 May 7, 2010
    May 8-21, 2010
  • Register online at www.actstudent.org
  • Wavier available upon request and if
    eligible-free and reduced lunch status

15
College Board SAT test 2009-2010
  • Test Dates Regular Late
  • October 10 Sept. 9 Sept.
    23
  • Nov. 7 Oct. 1
    Oct. 15
  • Dec. 5 Oct. 30
    Nov. 12
  • Jan. 23 Dec. 15 Dec.
    30
  • March 13 Feb. 4 Feb.
    18
  • May 1 March 25 April
    8
  • June 5 April 29 May
    13

16
Accuplacer Test
  • Test required to register at WI Tech. schools
  • Mrs. Bossell in the Career Center
  • Test done on the computer
  • Approx. 2-3 periods to complete
  • Can complete over 2 days if requested
  • No cost to student
  • NWTC also offers the TABE for 20.00 for all
    students
  • Results available within immediately
  • Make appt. w/NWTC counselor to determine program
    requirements

17
Military opportunities
  • ASVAB-stands for Armed Forces Vocational Battery,
    a multi-aptitude test battery taken by juniors
    and seniors in HS. The battery consists of 10
    short individual tests, which cover
  • 1. Word knowledge
  • 2. Paragraph Comprehension
  • 3. Arithmetic Reasoning
  • 4. Mathematics Knowledge
  • 5. General Science
  • 6. Auto and Shop Information
  • 7. Mechanical Comprehension
  • 8. Electronics Information
  • 9. Numerical Operations
  • 10. Coding Speed
  • The ASVAB is a good reflection on how well you
    have developed your academic occupational
    abilities.
  • The ASVAB is free and will be given on Oct.
    27thth _at_ 730 am here at Preble. Sign up will be
    approx. 1-2 weeks before the test date.

18
The World of Work
  • Work Skills
  • Solid work History
  • Training and Experience
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation regarding your
    employability skills-work ethic-attitude
  • Personal contacts-networking

19
Career Planning College Applications
  • Table set up in the Career Center
  • Information on Colleges-private and public
  • College life information
  • Choosing a major
  • Scholarship information
  • Financial aide information
  • ONLY take info that you will use and need
  • Check back-new information becomes available

20
REVIEW
  • Get started now
  • Arrange colleges visits
  • Take/Retake your ACT if needed
  • Research college/career on-line
  • Unsure of a major--Set up a job shadow
  • Get your Profile sheet/Resume in order
  • Get letters of recommendations (2-3)
  • Lots going on-Balancing your timeTime for self
  • Stay off the Senior Slide-
  • End of year transcripts sent to all
    colleges/universities
  • Finish your Senior year strong-
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