Career and College Timeline

 

2018-19 Counseling Office College/Career Planning Events:

        September 19, 2018 -  College Night Powerpoint 

          Catholic College Night - Madonna University, Livonia  4:30 - 8:00pm

          City of Warren College Fair - September 27th 6 - 7:30pm  Warren City Hall

          College Application Workshops:  2:00pm in the Library on:  Tuesday 9/25, Thursday 9/27, Tuesday 10/2

       

AP Class Criteria

2018 AP Test Registration Form

      

FRESHMAN YEAR

  • With counselor, create a high school curriculum to satisfy college and career goals           
  • Take PSAT 8/9- at Regina High School (October) 
  • Review PSAT results and career aspirations (December)
  • Complete Holland's Theory of Career Personality using Google classroom
  • Create a resume using a template on Google classroom
  • Attend Career Day/Next Steps (Mid-April at Regina High School)

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

  • Update high school curriculum to satisfy college and career goals with counselor
  • Take PSAT- at Regina High School (October)
  • Update resume template – include extracurricular activities, community service, honors and awards using Google classroom
  • MyTrueColors workshop – personality assessment related to discovering interpersonal strengths (Fall)
  • Review PSAT results and career aspirations with counselor (December)
  • Explorathon – STEP conference for interested sophomores at Cranbrook (field trip)
  • Attend Career Day (mid-April at Regina High School)
  • Pre-ACT and interest inventory (April)
  • Review ACT test results and career assessment with counselor
  • Career Expo – Utica Schools

 

JUNIOR YEAR

  • Review curriculum choices to match college/career goals with counselor
  • Parents and students attend Junior/Senior College Night with counselors (September)
  • Take PSAT/NMSQT  (October)
  • Meet with college representatives during RHS school visits; attend college fairs and information sessions
  • Research more colleges, financing, gather information via college fairs, internet, and college rep. visits to Regina High School
  • Compare PSAT test results with pre-ACT test results (session with counselor)
  • Register for ACT or SAT test prep (January)
  • Practice essay writing (Regina - English classes/ACT and SAT prompts)
  • Take the SAT/SAT Subject Tests (check if your college requires); Retake the ACT – at outside test sites
  • Narrow college choices; meet with counselor regarding academic progress/standardized test scores
  • Start campus visits during spring break or summer
  • Update resume template – leadership, activities, community service, honors and awards
  • Explore possible majors through MyMajor.com using Google classroom
  • Career Expo – Utica Schools

 

SENIOR YEAR

  • Check RHS Newsbriefs (through Ed-Line) for college related information – every week all year
  • Review college applications online, including the Common App for selective schools (summer)
  • Make appointments with financial aid/admissions offices and visit colleges (summer)
  • Update your resume using Google classroom (summer)
  • Review curriculum choices to match college/career goals with counselors (late August)
  • Retake the SAT and/or ACT (August and September)
  • Register for electronic transcript submission at Parchment (August at Regina)
  • Meet with counselor to review college choices
  • Request letters of recommendation from teachers
  • Parents and students attend Junior/Senior College Night with counselors (September)
  • Attend college open houses and college rep visits. Obtain information on housing, scholarships (early fall at Regina)
  • Attend Common App/College Application Workshop after school (at Regina beginning in September)
  • Attend Financial Aid Night with parents (early fall at Regina)
  • Apply for the FAFSA (October) – Attend College Goal Sunday if assistance is needed
  • Submit completed college applications by deadlines
  • Apply for scholarships (see Paying for College tab under Guidance on the RHS Website)
  • Attend the Coffee Talk on Financial Aid/Scholarships (in November at RHS)
  • Maintain records of all scholarship offers from all schools
  • Return the housing application and fee to reserve a residence hall dorm room
  • Attend Career Day/Next Steps (mid-April at Regina High School)
  • By May 1 – notify the college of choice when your final selection is made; also notify counseling so that the final transcript is sent electronically
  • Report all offers of scholarships via the Honors Convocation Questionnaire (in Counseling)