Junior News Highlights, June 17, 2015

College Prep Day Recap

Thank you to those who came to College Prep Day! A lot of important information was given to you on how to navigate the college application process.
For anyone who wants to refer back to the presentations:

Click here for The Common Application

Click here for Scholarships

Click here for The College Search (Powerpoint slides courtesy of Step Into College)

Scholly Code Not Working?

If you did not receive a Scholly join code during College Prep Day or have any issues with registering with your code, please email the College Office Interns,

Ms. Ashley (amuniz-harlop@scienceleadership.org) or

Ms. Jennifer (jnguyen@scienceleadership.org)

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Senior News Highlights, May 27, 2015

2015 Graduation Survey In Naviance

Complete the *required* 2015 Graduation Survey in Naviance!  This is a survey of your experiences and plans for the graduating class.  SLA and the School District of Philadelphia will use the results as a tool for planning and improving our services.  To access the survey:

-Sign in to Naviance

-Click on the ‘about me’ tab

-On the left hand side, select 2015 graduation survey

Final Transcripts

All colleges require a final transcript of your academic record.  To make sure your transcript is sent, make sure you complete the 2015 Graduation Survey in Naviance (see above).  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