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" We must view younger people not as empty bottles to be filled, but as candles to be lit."

Professor Joel Learner Our thought for the day, 1995

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College / University

Senior (12th) year Package
Academic Advisement
  • Interview student
  • Complete a Personal/Social Assessment
  • Develop Background Knowledgebase: Perform a thorough background review of  academic, standardized exam,  effort, & behavior scores, marks, percentages, & indicators, term by term and annually, if available
  • Identify & assess the relativity & applicability of various methods of assessment
  • Transcript Assessment: Analyze student’s current and future course offerings, placements, and tracking inclinations:  Promote advanced, accelerated Math, Science, & Language courses
  • Assess objective goal setting, study & test-taking methods and overall skill development
  • Develop a 5-year plan
  • Recommend strategic academic testing and placement into merit-demonstrated programs
  • Recommend extra-curriculum assessment for balanced, personally fulfilled students
  • Monitor student term by term and annually
  • Recommend academically & socially developmental after-school, summer programs, and/or internships
  • Recommend PSAT, SAT, SAT 1, etc, ACT preparation and administration
  • Analyze relative standardized test administrations[PSAT, SAT, SAT 1, etc, ACT] recommend subsequent preparation and test administrations
  • Recommend “high-touch,” tangible, & valuable career-oriented community service/intern opportunities
  • Continue or complete resume construction
  • Continue career interest exploration & planning
  • Explore, assess, investigate, & plan probable career & postsecondary endeavors
  • Recommend various Career Interest assessments
  • Identify postsecondary major/area of study
  • Construct college interest list that match selected major & minors
  • Review college/university 4-year, Master, and Doctorate program: term by term
  • Assist  with the completion of college/university applications
  • Construct counselor recommendations
  • Assist  with the brainstorming, construction, & editing  of college essays
  • Assist with the completion of financial aid & housing applications
  • Be an admissions advocate