Pre-COLLEGE PLANNING PACKAGE:
The Pre-College Planning Package is a great way to introduce freshmen or sophomores to the variety of components and expectations involved with the college process. Emphasis is on uncovering and building upon academic strengths, interests and passions, which later will help guide your process of college identification.
This package includes a 90 minute in-person meeting after a full records review. Action Plan delivered via email.
A Comprehensive 10/11/12 Package is also available for those who want an early start to the entire process in 10th.
o Records review prior to meeting (transcript, PSAT8/9 & PSAT10, career assessments, surveys)
o Additional career assessments are available for a fee
o Introduction to the college planning process at meeting (what are colleges looking for in students)
o Self-evaluation (identify interests, aptitudes, strengths, goals)
o Academic-evaluation (identify areas to strengthen or explore)
o Develop a 4-year H.S. plan (curricular mapping)
o Connect career aptitudes & interests to college majors
o Create a standardized testing and prep plan
o Understand differences between types of colleges and cost
o Introduction to concept of "financial fit" and the financial aid process
o Utilizing the components of Naviance, SCOIR and College Board
o Identify/discuss importance of leadership, character and service as it relates to the college process
o Identify summer enrichment program options to strengthen resume
o Begin to track all H.S. activities for extracurricular resume
o Action Plan developed for school year and summer and shared after meeting