Shippensburg Area Senior High School. 2. Introduction. Mr. Lindenmuth – counselor for grade 9 and career tech students. Mrs. Frontino – counselor for grades 10-12 last names A-K. Mrs. Dubbs – counselor for grades 10-12.
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1 Senior Information
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Shippensburg Area Senior High SchoolSlide2
Mr. Lindenmuth – counselor for grade 9 and career tech students
Mrs. Frontino – counselor for grades 10-12 last names A-K
Mrs. Dubbs – counselor for grades 10-12
last names L-Z last names
Planning for your future
Visit the guidance office
Not sure what you want to do, take an interest inventory on Bridges.com or Collegeboard.org to find where your interests are
Check HOMELINK/Sungard for your grades & credits…Important when applying to schools, locating a job or enlisting in the Military
Searching for a College
Make sure to read information on the school(s) of your choice
VISIT the college(s)/school(s) you have an interest in-----
very important to do this!
Visit college websites –
www.collegeboard.orgTalk to students who attend college of interest
Location of school -- urban, suburban, rural
Distance from home
Size ---check out student population and class size
Retention & Graduation Rates
Applying to a College
Paper vs. OnlineSlide6
Preferred by colleges
Simply do a search for interested college
Create a file/account with college to complete application on different sessions
Must use credit card to pay application fee
Report to Guidance when you have sent application on line6Slide7
Documents for admissions applications
Application for admission
Official test scores (SAT/ACT)
Official high school transcript
Official college transcripts (for transferring college credit) Application fee
Go to 10Slide8
Additional requirements that you may need to complete or include with the application:
Essays (may be a critical application component)
Letters of RecommendationSlide9
Remember your audience
Don’t make it too long, stay on topic
Make your essay stand out from the several other thousand they will read
Have someone proofread your essay (English teacher)Slide10
Forms—use form within application or generic form given to you
Make sure to give the person(s) at least a two week notice for completion
You should choose a teacher or other person whom is VERY familiar with you academically and personally
** Make sure to give the guidance office a copy of your letter of rec. & also keep several copies for yourself.Slide11
Include an activity sheet
(format provided to you)
General information (name, address, telephone#, e-mail address)
grade information (academic, personal, volunteer, extracurricular, etc)
**Make sure to give a copy of your completed activity sheet to the guidance office for your fileSlide12
Avoid making mistakes…
Check deadline dates
Have your parents review your application and sign appropriately
Include all necessary documentationHave a teacher review your essaySlide13
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
LoansSmart Borrowing Seminar for seniors only:Tuesday, September 23rd at 1:00pm in the auditorium
Also, there will be a College Night program held this same evening in the auditorium at 6:30pm.
Parent Financial Aid Night:
Thursday, November 13
at 6:30 pm in the auditorium
Visit the guidance office for available scholarships
View Scholarship listing on District Website:
, High school, Student Services, Scholarships…Search the web for scholarships www.fastweb.comAvailable In December: The Common Application Scholarship form for local scholarships
College Rep. Visits
Various colleges and universities
be visiting the Guidance Office.
Admission personnel are here to answer your questions. Please review the calendar in Guidance on when your college or University is scheduled to visit. Fee waivers for applications are often provided if you speak with these representatives. Slide16
a Transcript for your
with Parchment, an electronic transcript service. Click on the High School’s Guidance Tab on our District’s Website, and click on the PARCHMENT Icon. Parchment will also need your personal e-mail addressSlide17
Penn State Mont Alto
Any senior who is interested in attending Penn State Mont Alto, please report to Room 24 on
Tuesday, September 16
. Guidance will be in there helping you to create a My Penn State Profile. Then on Monday, September 29th during Flex you can report to Room 24 during Flex to complete your application with an admissions counselor from PSU.
If you attend this workshop, your application fee will be waived. Slide18
PSAT---Seniors Think About it?
Free opportunity for any Senior who has not chosen to previously take the PSAT
Great SAT preparation
Strengthen your skills in Reading, Writing and Math
Super Career Tools to use/College
QuickStartTEST—Wed. Oct 15th18
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Shippensburg Area Senior High School 2 Introduction Mr Lindenmuth counselor for grade 9 and career tech students Mrs Frontino counselor for grades 1012 last names AK Mrs Dubbs counselor for grades 1012 ID: 360367 Download Presentation
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