Seniors
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YES !!!! YOU CAN !!!!


Procedures

Senior Presentation - click here for information that was presented to seniors

Transcript Request Form
To request transcripts please print out this form and submit to Ms. Nance in the School Counseling office.
Transcripts will NOT be processed without this form. If you have paid for the transcript on line you will need to print a copy of your receipt, complete the transcript request form and attach the receipt to it. You can then submit it to Ms. Nance.


Register with Naviance
If you need your registration code you will need to see Ms. Nance in the School Counseling office or contact your Counselor.

For college recommendations, your teacher or counselor will need information about you in order to write the best possible recommendation. Click on the link below to get a Student Profile to complete. You will give this profile to the person writing your recommendation and allow at least ten days for processing.

EMHS Student Profile



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• Take classes that will best prepare you for college level work. Remember, most colleges recommend that you take a math and a foreign language course in your senior year.
• Meet with your school counselor to update your list of post secondary options and narrow your college list down to five. Make arrangements to go on college tours via www.goseecampus.com or www.campustours.com



• If applying to a four-year college for early decision, submit your applications in October or November; try to submit all applications to four-year colleges by December 1. Meet all deadlines. If you are an athlete and plan to play sports you must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse.

• Have an official transcript sent to all colleges to which you are applying. Transcripts are sent only when you request them. You should turn in your written request to the person designated to furnish transcripts in your school’s counseling department at least two weeks before the transcripts are needed.

• Attend any Fall College Fairs; continue to meet with college representatives who come to your school.
• Contact the financial aid offices at the schools to which you are applying. They may ask you to file a CSS/Financial Aid profile.
• Apply for scholarships. If you awarded ANY scholarships (even if you don't plan to attend that college/university) make a copy of the offer and turn it into Ms. S. Ross in the School Cousneling office. The EMHS Inflight scholarship flyer is published each month. Visit www.scholarshipplus.com/charmeck.
• Take the SAT/ACT again in October or November. Take SAT Subject Test if required by your choice of colleges.
• Visit college campuses; teacher workdays are good times for these visits.
• If you did not participate in a work-based learning opportunity last year, consider one now.
• Attend financial aid workshop. Look for aid from all possible sources.
• If applying for financial aid, complete and file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) during January.
• If you plan to attend a community college, begin by January to complete the admissions form, apply for financial aid, have an official transcript mailed, take the placement tests, and make an appointment with your community college program counselor.
• In January request that mid-year grades be sent to those colleges requiring them.
• Avoid “senioritis” — stay focused on your course work.
• Respond to college offers of admission and scholarship by May 1. Notify all colleges to which you have been accepted of your final decision.
• Submit required deposits and make plans to take any required placement tests.
• Take Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate examinations in May if you were enrolled in those courses.
• Request that a final transcript be sent to the college of your choice.
• Graduate!!!!!!!!



Useful links:
College Resource Guide
Career Interest Profiles
Find My Major Search engine to help students look at college majors
Cappex (college search engine) - shows admission rates, cost, majors
Colleges and Universities
College Guide - For Parents For Students
Guide to College Acceptance
Profile of UNC schools
Job Corps




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One of the new, exciting programs offered through CPCC this year is Career & College Promise. This is a new initiative by Governor Beverly Perdue which provides seamless dual enrollment educational enrollment educational opportunities for qualifying North Carolina high school students. The tuition and fees are waived for all eligible courses under this program. This provides a great opportunity for students to get a jump start on their college education and save money in the process!
You can find out more information about the program by clicking here: http://www.cpcc.edu/hsprograms/career-college-promise

Steps to Enroll in the College Connection Program

College Connection is our signature early enrollment program for CMS and charter school seniors. There are several steps that students must follow in order to enroll at CPCC through this program.

1. Submit an application online here.
2. Attend a PEP Session for High School Seniors at any of our 6 campuses.
3. Take the ACT/SAT OR Accuplacer Placement test(see here for ACT/SAT waiver guidelines).
4. Sign up for classes in April when CPCC comes to your high school.