Senior Bulletin, September 29, 2015

Missed Senior Back-to-School Night? Do you need a refresher on what we talked about?

No worries!  The following  PPTs have information we shared with parents.  

Senior year at SLA

The Application Process

Financial Aid

Transcript Requests will be available September 30th!

If you have submitted all of the College Office forms and completed your college admission application(s), you are ready to make transcript requests.  Drop by the College Office during your lunch band to make transcript requests.

College Fair at the District Office on October 2nd!

We are participating in Masterman’s Annual College Fair at the District Office.  All seniors will meet in the Cafe immediately after D (1:55pm) band to meet teachers who will be chaperoning. Everyone will take public transportation to the District Office and students will be dismissed from the site. Here’s the list of colleges participating in the fair. Continue reading

Diversity College Fly-In Programs


Would you like to visit colleges but it’s too far away and expensive? Fly-in programs offer students the opportunity to stay overnight on campus to get a feel of their college environment and see if it’s the right college for you.

Check out this list for colleges who offer fly-in programs with financial assistance for eligible students.

Remember to keep track of the upcoming application deadlines for the programs you are interested in.

Senior Bulletin, September 8, 2015

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Welcome to senior year! We hope to prepare you for a smooth college application process. There’s so much to do but your advisors, College Access Leaders and Mrs. Hirschfield  are here to assist you. Senior Bulletins will be published every week so bookmark this page.  Good luck to the class of 2016!

College Office Walk in Time

The College Office is available to assist students who walk in for help during X and Y bands and after school on Wednesdays.  At that time we’re assisting a number of students at once, and if students need more personalized attention, they can make an appointment to see Mrs. Hirschfield.  

Senior Back to School Night on Wednesday, September 16th, from 6pm-8pm

Mark your calendars for this very important event.  Parents and students will get tons of information on required documents, financial aid, and preparing for the college process! Continue reading

Questions to Ask Colleges


Here are a few scripted questions that Juniors and Seniors can ask when talking to College Admission Representatives:

Around Academics:

-Do you have any professional programs? (eg: does your liberal arts school offer a teaching credential, is your nursing program accredited)

-How many students on campus do research with their professors? How easy will it be for me to find academic mentorship at your school? Continue reading