La Costa Canyon
11th Grade Presentation
Class of 2016
Who is your School Counselor?
Danielle Martinez
Lori Musel
A, F, L-O
C, D, Sp-Z
[email protected]
Ext. 6015
[email protected]
Ext. 6023
Lisa Levario
Randa Fast-Medley
B, P-So, ELD
E, G-K, AVID
[email protected]
Ext. 6017
[email protected]
Ext. 6048
TRANSCRIPTS
Check your transcripts for the following:
-Correct Name and Address
-Off campus classes
-Credits
-Grades
-Courses taken in the correct year
-Graduation Status
-State ID # = CA ID
(this is the # that California universities will ask you to report when filling out college
applications)
Naviance Features
 Scholarship Opportunities - Find out what
scholarships are available to you.
 Career Exploration - Find career information such as
salaries, future outlook, and education needed for
certain jobs.
 Research Colleges - Compare your GPA, standardized
test scores, and other statistics to past LCC students
who have applied and been admitted to colleges you
aspire to attend.
 Sign-up for College Visits - Over 75 colleges visit the
LCC College & Career Center
Receive important emails about upcoming
events and helpful college application
information.
Naviance Computer Program
http://connection.naviance.com/tphs
To loginYour school ID number is your Naviance registration code. Your parents
can also create an account by using your ID # with a “p” at the end.
Click on the
“colleges” tab to
start your college
search.
College Search
Class of 2016
Welcome class of 2016
Click on
“college
search” to
begin your
college
exploration.
At any time you can
click on “view
matches”
to see your results.
Select the
characteristics that are
of important to you
when choosing a
school. If you have no
preference, leave it
blank.
Here are the results
based on my
preferences. Click on
a school name for
more info about
them.
You can compare
your GPA/test
scores with the
averages of
previously
accepted LCC
students.
If you are interested
in a school, you can
click on “add to list”
to begin your
potential college list
application list. This
will also allow us to
inform you about
upcoming events
regarding those
schools.
POST HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS
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Applied Technical Schools
Military
Community College
Four-Year College/University
Work
Community Colleges
• No specific course requirements must be met prior
to entrance.
-SAT/ACT tests are not required
• Any student may enroll at a community college if
they meet the following:
-18 years of age OR
-Earned a high school diploma OR earned the
equivalency of a high school diploma
(i.e. GED or passed the CHSPE)
• Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG): This program
offers guaranteed admission to a UC/CSU for
students who complete a core set of courses at a
California community college.
California State Universities (CSU)
• 23 campuses
• Service Area: CSU San Marcos
• Applicants must meet the A-G subject
requirements
• Apply online @ www.csumentor.edu
University of California (UC)
• 9 campuses
• Effective the 2013-2014 school year, students taking
courses from off campus online providers (i.e. BYU,
NUVHS) must verify that the course is UC approved by
checking at that schools website.
• Applicants must meet the A-G subject requirements
• Apply online @ www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply
• Applications are determined by comprehensive review
process
• State ID # = California ID # (requested on the UC
application)
UC/CSU SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
(A-G)
A: History/Social Science: 2 years required
B: English: 4 years required
C: Math: 3 years required - 4 years recommended
D: Lab Science: 2 years required - 3 years
recommended
E: Foreign Language:2 years required-3 years
recommended
F: Visual/ Performing Arts: 1 year required
G: Electives: 1 year required
“D” Grades
UC and CSU campuses consider a D grade in a
required subject a Subject Omission.
Students who have received a D grade in a
required course need to repeat the course in
order to be eligible to apply to a UC or CSU.
HOWEVER…there are exceptions…
 Math
 World Languages
See your counselor for specific
information
PRIVATE/OUT OF STATE
COLLEGE OPTIONS
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Admission requirements vary by institution.
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Often use “committee” type admission process
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Students should check with individual college
websites to determine admission requirements &
deadlines.
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Many campuses use the Common Application
(Visit www.commonapp.org for more information)
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Letters of Recommendation required
Letter of Recommendation Packet
• The purpose of the Brag Packet is to help us
write your letter of recommendation.
– So, be thorough and give details!
• Only for private and out of state colleges &
universities
UC/CSU do not accept letters of
recommendation.
• Available online on NAVIANCE
• Ask your teachers early
College Admission
Testing Requirements
• University of California:
– Require SAT or ACT (w/ writing)
– NO LONGER REQUIRE Subject Tests (recommended
for some majors)
• CSU:
– Require SAT or ACT (w/ writing)
• Private Schools:
– Refer to school websites; some allow ACT exam to
replace subject test requirements.
** Fee waivers are available for tests if certain
qualifications are met.
Check specific university testing requirements; some
colleges and/or majors might require certain subject
tests.
SAT Reasoning Test Information
 The exam covers three subject areas:
 Critical reading
 Math (Up to Algebra II)
 Writing
 Students should be prepared for these exams by the
Spring
of their junior year!
 To register visit www.collegeboard.com
 Upcoming test dates:
 March 14th
 May 2nd
 June 6th
All official SAT scores will be recorded on your
SAT score report and submitted to the colleges you
request. Some colleges want to see all scores; check
each college website for details.
All official SAT scores will be recorded on your SAT score report and submitted to the colleges you request
SAT SUBJECT TESTS
 This is a supplemental exam that is required by
some selective private and out of state schools.
 Most of these schools require 2-3 exams in
different subject areas.
 CollegeBoard also creates the AP exam.
 If you are in an AP class, you should consider taking the
subject test in that course (example, US History or Biology).
*Check individual college websites to confirm test
requirements.
ACT Testing Information
• The exam covers five subject areas:
– English Grammar
– Math (up to trigonometry)
– Reading Comprehension
– Science Reasoning
– Writing (optional, but required by most
schools)
• Students should be prepared for these exams by
the Spring of their junior year.
• To register visit www.act.org
– Upcoming test dates:
• February 7th
• April 18th
• June 13th
PROSPECTIVE COLLEGE
ATHLETES
• Ensure you are meeting the NCAA course requirements.
•Division I- 16 core courses required
•Division II- 16 core courses required
• Remember, BYU Online courses are not accepted by the NCAA
Eligibility Center for core credit.
•ISOL courses are also not accepted by the NCAA.
•Don’t forget to register online at the NCAA Eligibility Center website.
www.eligibilitycenter.org
•Make sure to send official transcript to NCAA
•Bring signed FERPA form (found on Naviance), along with NCAA request
form, with a stamped and addressed envelope to LCC Registrar (located in the
counseling center).
Upcoming Events…
District College Night and Fair
 Monday, April 27, 2015
At the Del Mar Fair Grounds
NACAC San Diego College Fair
 Tuesday, April 28, 2015
At the San Diego Convention
Center
THE LAST DAY TO DROP
A CLASS SECOND SEMESTER…
 Without any record on your transcript:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
 With a “W” on your transcript
(withdraw) Thursday, April 30, 2015
Thank you for your attention!
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