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 (email@example.com) or
Ms. Jennifer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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’
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
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.
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!