Essay about Rising Senior Registration 2012

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Registration for 2012-2013
Rising Seniors

Class of 2013
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Preparing for College in Your Junior Year
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Take the PSAT in October.
Check entrance requirements for colleges of interest to you.
Schedule college visits.
Research scholarships, grants, and loans.
Register to take the SAT, and/or ACT.
Register on CFNC.org.
Participate in a summer program.
Continue to make good grades. Your junior year is your most important year in high school.
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Important Information about the SAT/ACT








College Board School Code: 340716
Test Dates and Times
 Juniors should register for the May or June SAT and the April or June ACT
Fee Waivers
 Please see your counselor to see if you qualify for a fee waiver. 2 for the SAT, 2 for the ACT, 4
College Application Fee Waivers
Test Preparation
Sending Scores
 Scores have to be sent directly from the testing agency for college admission.
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Graduation
Requirements

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English
4 credits are required:
English I
English II
English III
English IV
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Mathematics
4 credits are required:
Algebra I
Geometry
Algebra II
4th math aligned with the students high school plans
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Science
3 credits are required:
An earth/environmental science -Could be Earth/Environmental Science or AP
Environmental Science

Biology
A physical science
-Could be Chemistry, Physics, or Physical

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Social Studies
3 credits are required:
World History
Civics and Economics
US History

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Additional Science or
Social Studies
Science Examples
Include:
•Honors Human
Anatomy
•Microbiology
•Honors Forensics
•AP Biology
•AP Chemistry

Social Studies
Examples Include:
•African American
Studies
•Psychology
•Contemporary Law &
Justice
• AP Psychology
•AP Human Geography
•AP Government
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Health & Physical
Education
1 Credit of Health & Physical
Education is required. It must be the course called
Health/PE 9.

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Concentration Elective
4 Credits
Students must choose 4 courses in one subject area. This can include:
•Career & Technical Education (POB
Students)
•Arts Education
•Second Language
•AP
These courses can not be required in other areas to count.
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CTE Clusters
Health
Professions

Business
Management
&
Technology
Professions

Design,
Engineering
&
Architecture
Professions

Berry STEM
Biomedical
Academy

Berry STEM
Computer
Science/IT
Academy

Berry STEM
Engineerin
g Academy
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Electives
4 Credits are required:
•Two of these additional electives must be any combination of courses in Career &
Technical Education, Arts Education, and
Second Language
•These electives can not be included in the
4 courses used in the Concentration electives 14

•To fulfill requirements for a 4 year

Total Credits
Students need a total of 24
Credits to Graduate.
Students have the possibility to earn a total of
32 credits over the course of 4 years.
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Future Ready Core
FRC 1
-Courses meet minimum UNC admissions requirements; must include
Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and a math for which Algebra II is a prerequisite. FRC 2
-Courses meet minimum UNC admissions requirements; must include
Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and a math for which Algebra II is a prerequisite. Includes a Career Cluster.

FRC 3
-Courses may meet admissions requirements for some colleges including community colleges and technical schools. Must include Algebra I,
Geometry, Algebra II plus a 4th course aligned with the student's after high school plans. The 4th math requirement may be met by a math course, FRC 4approved CTE course, or Community College math course.
-Courses may meet admissions requirements for some colleges including community colleges and technical schools. Must include
Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II plus a 4th course aligned with the student's after high school plans. The 4th math requirement may be met by a math course, approved CTE course, or Community

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Minimum Admission
Requirements
Students must:
 Complete a specific math sequence  Algebra

I, Geometry, Algebra II, and a math beyond Algebra…