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 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 Admission requirements vary by institution. Often use “committee” type admission process Students should check with individual college websites to determine admission requirements & deadlines. Many campuses use the Common Application (Visit www.commonapp.org for more information) 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!