Information for Juniors

Overview

Juniors Class of 2018

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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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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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CaliforniaColleges.edu

All Juniors should have completed the interest profiler, basic skills, career cluster survey and a resume. If you still need to complete these surveys, you can:  1) Log onto your account (username- scusd + stu id and password in rhs+ DOB ex RHS02121999) 2) click on the career planning tab 3) click on the learn about yourself link and select either the interest profile, basic skills survey or resume.Don’t forget to share your results with your parents!

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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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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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