Information for Seniors

Overview

Seniors Class of 2017

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12th Grade Planner
Start Early, Finish Strong!

Fall Semester

Keep studying!
You want to avoid “senioritis” – a drop in motivation and, consequently, grades, that is sometimes experienced by seniors.

Talk to your counselor about possibilities for concurrent enrollment (taking college-credit courses while you’re still in high school).

Save your money!
It’s a good idea to start planning for those unexpected costs of college.College Savings Calculator

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Great Grad Gift

The Thing About Work: Showing Up and Other Important Matters [A Worker's Manual]: Richard A. Moran: 9781629561585: Amazon.com: Books https://www.amazon.com/Thing-About-Work-Showing-Important/dp/1629561584

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ALL SENIOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS APPLYING TO A CSU
NEW APPLICATION CAL STATE APPLY REPLACING CSU MENTOR

As a California College Guidance Initiative (CCGI) partner district, our students benefit from the strong partnership between the California State University system and CCGI and from the articulation of CaliforniaColleges.edu with the NEW application platform, Cal State Apply.

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Quest Bridge 2017 College Prep Scholar
Katie (Yekaterina) Zhezherya

Rosemont wants to congratulate Katie for being selected as a Quest Bridge Scholar!  She will be allowed to partake in life-changing conferences and meet with the admissions officers from the best colleges in the nation, receive expert advice and be a part of the peer mentoring 2017 cohort.  For the 2017 College Prep Scholars Program, they received over 12,000 applications and 3,736 were selected as College Prep Scholars based on their academic, financial, and extracurricular credentials. We are so proud that Katie was selected from RHS!

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CollegeWeekLive
Success In College Starts Today

Research and connect live with more than 200 colleges and universities around the world! Get expert advice on how to navigate the financial aid and scholarship process, and chat with admissions counselors to learn more about academic programs and campus life.

Check it out:http://www.collegeweeklive.com/

How it works:

  1. Sign up for CollegeWeekLive to access all our events and presentations.
  2. Login to search for colleges & universities by location, major, etc.

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Are you CSU Bound?
RVSP to attend an upcoming orientation on Jan 21, 2017

Click on the attachment for more information!

REMINDER!!!! ALL college applicants should be checking their student portals and emails for updates from prospective colleges. If not, you may miss imporant deadlines to submit information needed for your admission.

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Senior Projects for the Class of 2018

Current juniors will have the opportunity to get their Senior Project Proposals approved before summer. A Junior Class Meeting will take place on Thursday, May 18th and students will receive the necessary information and proposal packets. Proposals are due by 2:00pm on Thursday, June 1st for early approval; students who do not wish to get started on their projects over the summer have until October 11th to get their proposals submitted.

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Cash For College Night at Rosemont Oct. 27 6:30-8:30pm
Want free money to attend college or trade school? Start preparing now!

Dream Act Application info here!

http://www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp

Before starting your FAFSA, you must create a student and parent FAFSA ID.  Bring your ID to Cash 4 Colege Night. Click here for more details

www.fsaid.ed.gov

Beginning Oct. 1, 2016 apply for the FAFSA here 

https://fafsa.ed.gov/

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Scholarship Websites Selected by the Counseling Department

Select the interactive document to the right for a list of good scholarship websites. 

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Scholarship Information

Don’t wait until Senior year to apply for scholarships. You can start applying now! Here are a few websites that may be helpful:

http://www.scholarships.com/ (scholarship search database)

http://www.fastweb.com/ (scholarship search database)

http://cappex.com (scholarship search database)

http://gmsp.org/ (full tuition apply early senior year)

http://www.questbridge.org/about-questbridge/mission-a-vision (application opens in February 2016)

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Cal Grant Information – Free Money For College
GPA Requirements

Next year you will apply to free money for college (FAFSA and Cal Grant). There is no GPA requirement to apply for federal grants. However there is a minimum GPA requirement to receive the Cal Grant. There is a minimum 2.0 gpa requirement. Your grades from 10th and 11th grade are used to calculate your cal grant eligibility. If you have a 3.0 or higher, you could be eligible to receive additional grants. You still have this semester to meet eligibility requirements. Work hard Juniors. Your future self will thank you!

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