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艾伦大学咨询

Allen Academy’s 大学咨询 Department offers parents and students advice in preparation for the entire college admission process. 大学申请准备指导, 寻找合适的大学, 寻找暑期丰富的机会, 了解大学录取指南(GPA和排名)和考试要求, learning about financial aid and scholarships are topics provided throughout the four-year program.

管理员, 老师, and staff work as a team to support and engage students and stay updated on current college admission trends, 与大学专业人士合作. The 大学咨询 department hosts college representatives each fall to visit with freshmen through seniors in preparation for their college application and visits to colleges and universities.

个人的会议, 以及, grade level presentations with students and parents are available to all upper school students to communicate and prepare for the admissions process. Allen Academy 大学咨询 believes in an active and hands-on approach to keep students informed about schedules, 最后期限, 大学申请要求.

Upper school students grade 9-12 are provided and encouraged to participate in a college tour in the fall, 参观大学校园, 与招生人员会面, 感受一下校园的氛围.

大学辅导员负责年级的划分, 也, throughout the year during Student Life and Advisory time periods which are built into the daily and weekly schedule.

每年, Allen Academy graduates matriculate to a wide variety of colleges and universities which are public and private, 大型和小型, 并分布在美国各地和国外一些国家.

以下是年级水平和大学咨询/建议学生和家长的细分.

9年级:  一个很好的开始! 使其数! Ninth grade students put together a four-year academic plan while they learn to take advantage of all that high school offers in preparing for college and beyond. The Director of 大学咨询 and the student’s grade level advisor help students adjust to upper school and explore their extracurricular interests. Students also identify their interests through learning styles inventories and career assessments. Ninth grade students are given the opportunity to participate in college tours and speak with college admission counselors. Students take the PSAT 9 exam in the fall of their ninth-grade year to check for their college readiness skills in Reading, 写作, 和数学. 鼓励学生寻找暑期机会, 社区服务, 和学术浓缩. 父母 are provided the opportunity to attend a college counseling session in the fall in regard to the college admissions process and expectations at all levels.

10年级:  The Director of 大学咨询 works with students to select appropriate courses to stay focused on their academics and college planning. 参观大学有助于学生接触不同的校园环境, 学会有效地参观学校, 和招生顾问开诚布公地交流. Tenth-grade students take the PSAT 10/NMSQT exam in the fall to check for college readiness skills in Reading, 写作, 和数学. 父母 are provided the opportunity to attend a college counseling session in the fall in regard to the college admissions process and expectations.  Students and parents are presented with information regarding Pre-College Summer Programs and the benefits of a summer program 以及 continued activities that relate to the student’s course of study and future career interests.

11年级:  在大三的时候, students begin to research colleges in detail and come up with a list of potential colleges that are a good fit. 学生在选择大学时得到建议, 根据他们的学习成绩, 课外学习记录, 个人利益, 以及未来的职业目标. All juniors take the PSAT/NMSQT exam in October and this provides meaningful preparation for the SAT and ACT exams.  In November and December of the junior year, students begin the SAT and/or ACT testing process. Juniors in coordination with the English department begin writing rough drafts of their college application 论文. Juniors are given a comprehensive occupational and personality assessment to help them identify strengths, 行为, 动机, 和兴趣(伯克曼方法). This assessment allows students to explore their careers and talents and to utilize this information as they are exploring colleges. Students and parents are highly encouraged to visit potential colleges and universities and meet with admission counselors from those schools that are of interest to them. The Director of 大学咨询 meets extensively with students and parents between January and May to articulate educational goals, 复习SAT和ACT考试成绩, 制定一份最适合的学院和大学名单. 学生开始向老师和社区联系人索要推荐信. 在大三的夏天, students continue to work on college admission 论文 and create their ApplyTexas and Common Application accounts.

12年级:  College Kickoff for seniors begins in August to help seniors coordinate their applications, 论文, 的推荐信, 大学入学考试及其他入学材料, 文档, 和最后期限. The Director of 大学咨询 individually guides seniors and parents in managing the application process. Students and parents receive information regarding FAFSA and the CSS Profile and making the most of scholarship and financial aid opportunities. Seniors continue to visit colleges and meet with admission counselors from prospective colleges and universities. Seniors are encouraged to take a strong course schedule as colleges look at the classes and grades in the admissions process during their senior year. Students provide to the Director of 大学咨询 up to date information of their acceptances, 否认, 以及其他大学的录取决定. Students and parents discuss with the Director of 大学咨询 decisions and the next steps in final enrollment 最后期限, 费用/存款, 和住房方面的考虑. 所有决定必须在5月1日前提交.