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
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
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.
Income-eligible seniors who took the SAT or SAT Subject Test using a fee waiver will receive four college application fee waivers from College Board.
Here are the most frequently asked questions regarding the fee waivers.
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
Here are a few scripted questions that Juniors and Seniors can ask when talking to College Admission Representatives:
-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
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.
Common App powerpoint from June College Prep Workshop here.
Check out this document for Common Application FAQs!
Please be aware of the following upcoming deadlines for the college entrance exams (SATs and ACTs):
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!
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
It’s so important for students to begin prepping for their college entrance exams! There are tons of great test-optional schools, but some of them may require ACT/SAT test scores to be considered for merit scholarships.
Here’s a list of Test Prep Resources to help you get started!
Interested in reading about SLA’s mission and academic structure? Click here to find out more!
Students at SLA have the opportunity to apply to universities and colleges all across the nation! Here is a list of all the schools the Class of 2014 was accepted into!