Dear Class of 2023,
Can you believe that you are well into your Junior year!!! Right now is an important time to begin or continue to explore and consider your options post high school. The Counseling Department and I would like to provide you with information/resources to help guide you through this endeavor.
As you journey through the College/Future Planning Process I truly believe you will find these opportunities and resources featured below invaluable. Attendance at a College Exploration/Naviance 101 Seminar is required You will receive an invitation to a seminar via Remind or a pass in your homeroom. I will offer one in person meeting after school for those of you who do not want to miss class to attend.
I look forward to seeing you!
Spring College Planning Workshops Happening Soon!
Please be on the look out for Remind and Canvas invitations!
Spring Workshop Topics
Click HERE for a full description of topics below, complete with links to useful resources!
It's A Good Idea To Write A Resume Now!
What Do I Want to Do In Life?
Which College Will Help Me Best Realize My Goals And How Do I Know They Want Me?
How Do I Make The Most IMPACT With My College Essay/Personal Statement And Letters Of Recommendation?
Should I Use The Common Application To Apply to College?
Program Planning Night:
Parents are invited to attend a breakout session (see CR North's agena for the evening) where we will present an introduction to the college exploration process.
Access to NACAC Virtual College Fairs:
NACAC is continuing their virtual college fairs! Students and parents have virtual access to hundreds of admissions representatives on selected dates. Please click the link below to register for an upcoming event.
CR College Fair Night:
On March 23rd, the CR North Counseling Department will be hosting the College Fair. Parents and students welcome; please save the date!
Below is a link to the Council Rock North Counseling Information page entitled College Exploration. On this page, you can view webinars that cover a variety of important topics, including the College Research Process, Standardized Testing, How to Find the Right Fit College, and the Components of a College Application.
https://www.crsd.org/Page/60327 (Links to an external site.)
Below is a link to the College Application Process page. This page is mainly for seniors; however, it can never hurt for you to take a look! On this page, you can view the Application Bootcamp, a College Application Step by Step Guide, a Common App Guide and several other informative resources
https://www.crsd.org/Page/59345 (Links to an external site.)
Maccarella’s Winter Offerings:
Student Seminar: NavianceStudent/College Planning 101- Using Naviance Student to Find a college that is right for you! (Attendance Required)
Location: Library Media Center - Lab 2
Session Dates: Please look for an invitation via Remind or in your homeroom.
December 15th, Period 2
December 16th, Period 2
December 17th, Period 3
December 17th, After School (2:20PM)*
*For anyone who cannot make a 2nd or 3rd period seminar on the 15th-17th. No invitation needed. Please just show up!
Presentation Used in Seminar Link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vQbGsU8AC2ZUwsnklLpGhHbX8te3e1WRoP2OxYTJVK_1Fdry_QmewX0xhDGeTbH19b67bJwBSt-FE9v/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000
College Planning Process Check Sheet Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRF8FCcS3NQCC9S9wjz_tgY6dBA8_wZZ5_JwZTTgzQezWRalXBXLYzDsLcbIdJeWUoFo12y_qmUYy9c/pub
College Right In My Back Yard - BCCC With a Plan!
Presentation Link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vRNdxXljsLp4WNCLP9BCSBtznpLrmX7aLJ4P9_CX6p4esGQCnFOeNSQgd7Rbx5jhIekdJ8_O1IkG8YK/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000
Common App - Essay Prompts: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSmJ9ccr7xRrlYIjctoOXERth2HTqlfu0L_UZlX87yUIACkwk9xmC-nxwaxTKyFWMJDS_rQdOFIGTZp/pub