11th grade Conference
Preparing for Senior
year and life after
high school…
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Promotion Requirements
Attendance Policy
Graduation Requirements
4 Year College Requirements
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Individual Graduation Plan (IGP)
Post Secondary Plans
Testing Information
Scholarships
College Athletics
Promotion to the 12th Grade
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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
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IGP Review:
– School of Study
– Cluster
– Major
Your Plans
What are your plans after graduation?
Work
 Military
 Two-Year College
 Four-Year College
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Destination - Work
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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
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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.
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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)
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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
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OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS
Senior Newsletters
Community Scholarships
Church, Work, Clubs
Institutional Scholarships
Contact your college’s Financial Aid Office
Most are automatically considered
SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS
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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.
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