WELCOME SENIORS!!!

Mon+Tues (8/31+9/1)
In-Class Work

  • Do Now: Write about something fun you did over the summer. Write about one thing you did to become more college-ready for your senior year.
  • Class Expectations
  • (Write/Pair/Share) What does RESPECT mean to you? What does OWNERSHIP/INVESTMENT mean to you? Why are these important for Collegiate Seminar?
  • College Counselor Intros: Mr. Allen rallen@noblenetwork.org
  • Onboard to Google Classroom
    • Class Code
      • A1—n3fwfl (the letter “L”)
      • A2—m5i96b
      • A8—2a1vh9 (the number “one”)

      • B1—luhpfu (the letter “L”)
      • B3—uz9m82
      • B8—6n9juf1 (the number “one”)
  • Uploading Tutorial: Upload “Summer College List” to Google Classroom
(Due: Friday, 8am)
  • Homework:
    • Upload “Summer College List” on Google Classroom (Due: Friday, 8am)
    • Bring in SSN, 2014 Tax Return (Due: Next Wednesday, Sept. 9)

Wednesday (9/2) – Community Service Day!!!
Thurs + Fri (9/3+4)
In-Class Work

  • “Summer College List” to be uploaded on Google Classroom by 8am Friday!!!
  • Do Now: Talk about something you are EXCITED & ANXIOUS about the College Application Process.
  • Naviance Tutorial: Login/Create account
      • “About Me” tab: check for correct Muchin email, birthdate, college counselor
  • Collegiate Seminar Tracker: Click on College Tracker Link in your Muchin email, make a copy, and name it…
      • Lastname_first_collegetracker Ex. Chen_michael_collegetracker
      • Add Naviance Username + Password to Tracker
  • Overview of the Process:
Personal Statements / Essays
College lists
Common App
EA/ED
Application Deadlines (4)
Match. Reach. Safety.
College visits
Scholarship applications
RD, Rolling Admission
FAFSA
Acceptance Letters
Financial aid packages—award letters
More scholarships
Preparing for Freshman year in college
  • Upcoming Important Dates:

9/9 University of Chicago Writing Workshop (PMA)
9/17+18- Personal Statement topic & 1st paragraph deadline
(Meet with your Adviser during advisory or before/after school to figure this out!)
9/19 (Saturday)- Initial FAFSA Workshop (9:30-1:00pm) - MANDATORY
9/24+25- Personal Statement body paragraphs deadline
9/30+10/1- Personal Statement rough draft deadline (<650)
10/7+8- Signatures for College Apps 1+2 (signature of Parent, Adviser, Counselor)
10/14+15- College App Deadline #1 (2 apps) *Focus on your EA/ED if applying early
10/16- Personal Statement Final draft deadline (Revision Day; 1-4pm)
10/28+29- Signatures for College Apps 3-5 (signature of Parent, Adviser, Counselor)
11/4+5- College Application Deadline #2 (3 apps)
11/16+17- Signatures for College Apps 6-8 (signature of Parent, Adviser, Counselor)
11/23+24- College Application Deadline #3 (3 apps)
12/3+4- Signatures for College Apps 9-10 (signature of Parent, Adviser, Counselor)
12/11- Final College App Deadline (2 apps)—LaSalle every day until you turn in all Applications!!!
1/9 (Saturday)- FAFSA Submission Deadline – MANDATORY WORKSHOP

  • (Write/Pair/Share) What are 2 things you’re going to do in this class to ensure you are invested?
  • Bring in SSN, 2014 Tax Return (Due: Next Wednesday, Sept. 9)