JUNIOR FINANCIAL AID NIGHT
If you missed the Junior Financial Aid night, please check out a copy of the presentation here.
DID YOU REGISTER FOR THE JEVS SAT CRASH COURSE? DEADLINE IS TODAY!!!
The deadline to sign up and submit payment for the JEVS SAT Crash Course is TODAY, APRIL 7TH, as the course will begin TOMORROW, APRIL 8TH! Please make sure your payment of $100 is in prior to attending the class. Checks should be made payable to JEVS. The course will take place in Room 313 at 3:15 pm.
Be sure to apply for scholarships- many deadlines are rapidly approaching. Check out the archived Senior New Highlights from the Senior tab for various scholarship opportunities.
Philly School Counselors United Scholarship- Due April 25th
Please come to the college office for a copy of the application. You will need to answer the following essay question:
Please type your answer to the Essay Question on a separate sheet, with your name at the top, and attach it to the Application Form- In the spirit of the Philadelphia school counselors who stood up for what they believed in, describe a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? What did you learn from the experience? Would you make the same decision again?
Preparing for life after graduation could be quite stressful; deciding what college to attend, what you want to major in or even if you want to take a year off to explore your options. It is typical for students who take a gap year to use the extra time to travel, get an internship, find a job to pay for their expected college tuition or just to decide what career path they are interested. If you are interested in a gap year see the links below:
CIEE: Gap Year Abroad
Andeo International Homestays
The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts
Urban Technology Projec
SLA Graduation Requirements
If you’re interested in applying to any test optional schools, click here for a list of schools that may be of interest to you.
Check out this document for Common Application FAQs!
Please be aware of the following upcoming deadlines for the college entrance exams (SATs and ACTs):
Registration deadline for March 8th SAT: February 7th
Registration deadline for April 12th ACT: March 7th
Click on the links below to get test date information.
Attention freshmen, sophomores and juniors!
If you want to participate in a summer enrichment program, or want to apply for a scholarship, come to the college office and request a transcript to be sent!
We recommend that students read this article to become informed of the impact of social networks in the college process.
We encourage all of our students at Science Leadership Academy to have a plan set in place for when they graduate. We would like to offer this list of trade and technical schools as a resource to help with post-secondary planning.
Juniors and Seniors and related parents, the College Navigator should be your second favoriate website of all time–after this one of course. Here, you can browse through real-time data on actual price based on Continue reading
There are two websites that the College Office wants you to look at today. Have you looked at the College Board’s Net Price Calculator and FAFSA Forecaster?
Hey SLA Students,
We’d like to meet all of you in the college office if you’re having trouble figuring out how to write-in your GPA on the common app or any college app. As a general guideline, you can follow this chart. Also, as a general rule all SLA GPAs are unweighted . If you have any questions, please come and talk to us!
SAT & ACT PREP RESOURCES
Information on programs, books, and websites to help you prepare for the SAT, the ACT, and the PSAT.