11th grade Conference Preparing for Senior year and life after high school… Topics Promotion Requirements Attendance Policy Graduation Requirements 4 Year College Requirements Transcript Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) Post Secondary Plans Testing Information Scholarships College Athletics Promotion to the 12th Grade • • • 16 Credits Minimum of 3 English and 2 Math credits Enrolled in the other courses needed to complete the 24 credits required for graduation Attendance Policy 90-day course must attend 85 days 180-day course must attend 170 days Graduation Requirements To be eligible to receive a South Carolina high school diploma, students must earn 24 units and pass all sections of the HSAP Exam. Language Arts U. S. History Economics Government Other Social Science Mathematics Natural Science Computer Science Physical Education or ROTC Foreign Language or Occupational Education Electives 4 Units 1 Unit 1/2 Unit 1/2 Unit 1 Unit 4 Units 3 Units 1 Unit 1 Unit 1 Unit* (4 Year College Prep) 1 Unit** (2 Year College Prep) 7 Units 24 Units 4-Year College Requirements Seminar/Theory or Honors courses Four math credits including—Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, and fourth higher level math Three Lab Sciences Two units of World Languages (some colleges require 3 years) One Academic Elective Fine Arts Elective History Your IGP IGP Review: – School of Study – Cluster – Major Your Plans What are your plans after graduation? Work Military Two-Year College Four-Year College Destination - Work Continue to do you best in your classes Write a resume Interview Skills Job Search Job Applications Work Keys Testing Career Specialist Destination - Military Continue to do your best in your classes Speak with recruiters when available during lunch. Take the ASVAB – You can use one of your college days Stay in good physical shape Have your medical examination Destination - Two-Year College/Tech Continue to do your best in your classes Transfer Programs vs. Career Programs Take entrance exam required by the school. (MTC and all other SC Technical Schools require ASSET or Compass) IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO PURSUE A HEALTH CAREER AT MTC, YOU NEED TO TAKE THE SAT OR ACT. You must complete an application before taking the ASSET or COMPASS at MTC. MTC requires an application fee. Destination - Four Year College Continue to do your best in your classes Additional Four-Year College requirements are listed on the Graduation Checklist. Take a college Entrance Exam (ACT or SAT) TESTING Work – Work Keys or other test required by employer Military – ASVAB Two-Year College/Tech – ASSET or COMPASS Four-Year College – ACT or SAT OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS Senior Newsletters Community Scholarships Church, Work, Clubs Institutional Scholarships Contact your college’s Financial Aid Office Most are automatically considered SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS 1. Fees 2. Credit card or bank account information needed 3. Scholarship guarantee 4. No work involved 5. No contact information 6. Unsolicited scholarships 7. Pressure tactics 8. Claims of "exclusive" scholarships 9. Sponsor goes out of their way to sound "official" 10. Your questions aren't answered directly COLLEGE ATHLETES If you are planning to participate in college level athletics, you MUST register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Registration is on-line at www.ncaaeligibilitycenter.net. Register NOW. Registration requires submitting your transcript. You need to request your final transcript to be sent to the NCAA Eligibility Center, so that you will be cleared to play.