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JUNIOR YEAR MEETING

Class of 2019
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A-G REQUIREMENTS
GRADES MUST BE “C” OR BETTER

• 4 years of English Language Arts


• 3 years of Math (Math 1 , Math 2, and Math 3)
• 2 years of Lab Science (1 year of life science and 1 year of physical science)
• 2 years of the same Foreign Language
• 1 year of Fine Art
• 1 year of World History
• 1 year of United States History
• 1 semester of Government
• 1 semester of Economics
• 1 year of College Prep Elective
College-bound students must take the SAT or ACT test as part of the college admission process.
SAT, ACT AND SAT SUBJECT EXAMS
YOU NEED TO SIGN UP FOR SAT OR ACT THIS SEMESTER!!
• Fee waivers are available in the College and Career Center

SAT ACT SAT Subject Exams


www.collegeboard.org www.actstudent.org www.collegeboard.org
Critical Reading, Writing Critical Reading, Writing,
and Math Math and Science • Recommended for students in AP, planning
to attend UC or elite universities

Recommended dates: Recommended dates:


• March 10 April 14 • It could be required for elite universities
• May 5 June 9 (check testing requirements)
• June 2
• Can take 3 test in one sitting

Cost: $60 Cost: $58.50 • Cost: $26 for registration and 1 test
• $21 for additional tests
PSAT scores are good indicators of future SAT scores:
1220+ = very good score
Around 1080 = average score
Less than 950 = low score
ADMISSIONS TO CSU/UC
California State University (CSU) University of California (UC)
• 23 university choices: average GPA 3.0-3.5 • 9 university choices: average GPA 3.7-4.3
• Complete A-G requirements • Complete A-G requirements
• SAT or ACT exam • SAT or ACT exam
(SAT Subject exams recommended for impacted majors)
• Complete 4 of the 8 Personal
Insight Questions
WESTERN UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE (WUE)
PROGRAM
WUE is a partnership with 14 neighboring states to provide undergraduate degrees for
reduced tuition prices.
Little to no impaction for competitive majors such as nursing, engineering, biological sciences

• For more information, please visit: www.wiche.edu/wue

Alaska New Mexico


Arizona North Dakota
Colorado Oregon
Hawaii South Dakota
Idaho Utah
Montana Washington
Nevada Wyoming
PRIVATE COLLEGES &
UNIVERSITIES
• Every private school has unique requirements
• Research the schools that you are interested in early so that you are prepared

• Most private schools use the Common Application: www.commonapp.org when


applying Senior year
HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES &
UNIVERSITIES (HBCU’S)

• HBCU’s are campuses with a cultural focus for African-American students.


• Benefits:
 Campuses have strong ties to history and tradition
 Strong alumni relations provide excellent post-graduate networking opportunities
 Most use the “Common Black College Application;” students can use this application to apply
to up to five schools for one cost. There are 107 HBCU’s in the nation.

Clark Atlanta University Alabama State University Howard University


Morehouse University Spelman University Grambling State University
Hampton University Tuskegee University Bethune-Cookman University
Norfolk State University Benedict College Langston University
Xavier University Jackson State University Fisk University
COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Benefits
Cost: $46 per unit = $1380 per year

Associate degree for transfer: AA-T or AS-T: 60 units


Transfer admission rates: 55-60% acceptance rate for transfer students

Apply Fall of Senior year


Participating community colleges will provide free tuition for students that
take 12 or more units and complete the FAFSA or CA Dream ACT
application
SENIOR SCHEDULE
1. CSU ERWC or AP Literature
2. Government and Economics
3. Math
4. Science (depends on interest)
5. College Prep Elective or CTE elective
6. Elective
* Don’t forget about health, PE or fine art requirements.

Please review checklist/transcript to ensure you are not missing anything.


IDENTIFYING TARGET SCHOOLS
• Location
• Size
• Cost
• Requirements
• Reach vs. Realistic
• Majors/Minors
• Campus activities
COLLEGE COST COMPARISON
Consideration: If you are a Cal Cal Grant A: $5500 to $13,000 (GPA requirement = 3.0 - 4.0)
Grant recipient, those monies STAY Cal Grant B: $1600 (GPA requirement = 2.0 - 2.99)
in California – think of that as part
of your financial aid package.
Northern Arizona
San Diego State CSU Fullerton UC San Diego University - WUE
Tuition: $7460 Tuition: $6436 Tuition: $14,050 Tuition: $15,057
Room + Board: $15,966 Live at home: $0 Room + Board: $13,307 Room + Board: $9944
*Estimated TOTAL: $23,426 *Estimated TOTAL: $9,000 *Estimated TOTAL: $27,357 *Estimated TOTAL: $25,001

*Does not include *Does not include *Does not include *Does not include
books/supplies books/supplies books/supplies books/supplies
COLLEGE
RESEARCH
RESOURCE…
Collegescorecard.ed.gov
This website is FANTASTIC!!

What can it tell you about


universities and colleges
throughout the nation...?

Graduation rate, typical debt +


monthly loan payment, earnings
after graduation, student
population demographics and
much more...
DUAL ENROLLMENT @ ERHS
ASSIST.ORG
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COLLEGES ACCOUNT
https://www.californiacolleges.edu/
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REGISTER YOUR ACCOUNT
USE YOUR SCHOOL EMAIL ADDRESS:

STUDENT ID@STUDENTS.CNUSD.K12.CA.US

PASSWORD: YOUR BIRTHDAY (MM/DD/YYYY)


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