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YOU’VE MADE IT TO YOUR JUNIOR YEAR….NOW IT’S TIME TO SELECT THE COLLEGE CAMPUSES YOU’RE GOING TO APPLY TO IN THE FALL! Choosing a College Campus

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  • YOUVE MADE IT TO YOUR JUNIOR YEAR.NOW ITS TIME TO SELECT THE COLLEGE CAMPUSES YOURE GOING TO APPLY TO IN THE FALL!Choosing a College Campus

  • WHATS RIGHT FOR ME?CAMPUS VISITSCHOOSING A CAMPUS WORKSHEETCOLLEGE RESEARCHREFLECTIONChoosing a College Campus

  • Quick WritePlease write a page and be honest with yourself.Question: Describe whats most important to you when choosing a college to apply to.

  • 6 Items to Consider when Choosing a Campus

    Main IdeaDescription2. Admission Cont

    3. Location

    4. Type and SizeHow many students do they accept each year?Legacy/ religion preference?

    Is it rural, suburban, or urban?

    How far is it from home? Will travel costs cause a problem?

    What do students do for fun?

    Is it co-educational or all women?Is it religious related? Campus rules, dress, conduct, Special class requirments Being Dismissed

  • 6 Items to Consider when Choosing a Campus

    Main IdeaDescriptionProgram

    Admission RequirementsDoes the college offer a good program in your area of interest?

    Is the faculty qualified, friendly, and show concern for their students?

    How long will it take you to complete your degree?

    What subjects, gpa, and entrance tests are required?

    What are the deadlines

    Do they offer any early action/decision options? Are students often waitlisted?

  • 6 Items to Consider when Choosing a Campus

    Main IdeaDescription5. Costs and Financial Aid

    6. HousingTotal cost per year?

    What percentage of freshman receive financial aid?

    Honors programs /Scholarships

    Is there on-campus housing? Is housing guaranteed all 4 yearsRestrictions for Freshman Can I bring my car?Whats dorm life like? R.A./P.A. Co-ed? Suite Style, Apartment, Triple, Double, Quad?

  • After learning these key points about choosing a college, reflect on whats important to you. Are your choices different from your quick write? If so, why?Group DiscussionReflection

  • Complete this worksheetCompare with your partnerHow do you to differ?

    Place this in your portfolioChoosing a College Worksheet

  • Brainstorm 3 of your top choices for college: Write them down a scratch piece of paper.On the College Comparison Worksheet write the names of those colleges across the top.Today in the library, you will research the information found on the right side of the chart. You will research 3 collegesCollege Research

  • Based on the information you compared, which college is the right fit for you?College Comparision Reflection

  • Quick write: Brainstorm and analyze some possible obstacles that may come your way next school year. How can these problems hinder you from attending college in the fall of 2009?Problems & Solutions: Obstacles you May Face

  • Project Overview

  • The Problem & Solutions ChartPartner share your responses. As a class, lets create a list of possible problemsEach group will be assigned a problemOn your poster board, create a t-chart

  • There are six genres to choose from. Send up a representative from your group to choose a genreCreate a script and practice Your skit must be between 3 and 5 minutesEveryone must participate

    Skits

    Soap opera/telenovelaMusicalNews castReality T.V.CommercialSci-fi movie Super hero/cartoon

  • Problems & Solutions: Akeelah and the BeeWere going to watch the film Akeelah and the BeeTake careful notice of Akeelahs obstacles and how she overcomes themTake out a piece of paperCreate a t-chart: Problems / SolutionsTake notes on the problems Akeelah faces and her solutions.

  • YOU WILL BE GIVEN A PROMPT BASED ON THE ACTIVITIES WEVE DONE ON PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONSTimed Writing

  • Timed Writing DirectionsYou will have 2 hoursRead the prompt carefully Complete your TAPSComplete an outlineDevelop your ideas Review your essay before you turn it in

  • Timed Writing Prompt Essay question: Which character do you identify with and why? Do you have any obstacles that youve overcome that are parallel to your characters?

  • Learning LogWhat were the main ideas in todays lesson?What did you understand best?How do these ideas relate to what you have already learned?

    Give kids about 25 minutes to practice and create skits. *Great Debators, Rudy, etc. Essay question: Which character do you identify with and why? Do you have any obstacles that youve overcome that are parallel to your characters?*