Juniors

  • WHAT SHOULD YOU BE DOING IN JUNIOR YEAR?

    1. Are you ready for the ACT?
      1. Testive
        • Diagnostic tests, lessons/quizzes, and full length tests
        • FREE!
      2. Saturday ACT Prep Class at PCH
        • Saturday sessions to prepare for October and April ACT dates
        • FREE!
        • Watch for announcements and online registration
    2. Do you have a chosen career path?
      1. Explore Careers & Clusters (careers)
        • Under “Cluster Finder” explore the Career Clusters available.
        • Add at least one career cluster or pathway to your list.
          *If you need to spend more time exploring careers, use the cluster finder survey to help you discover some possibilities.  (careers - cluster finder)
    3. What is your plan for undertaking the college admissions process?
      1. Game Plan (in Naviance, under About Me)
        • Complete the Game Plan questionnaire to help us create a strategy for assisting you in achieving your goals for after graduation.
        • When finished, select “Save changes and I am finished”.  You will be able edit later.
    4. What have you done at PCHS or in your community that colleges might want to know about?
      1. Resume (In Naviance, under About Me)
        *Useful when completing applications and for providing information to your letter writers.
    5. Where do you want to go to college?
      1. College Research (in Naviance, under Colleges)
        • Use “college search”, "college maps," and/or “SuperMatch college search”.
        • Check out “How You Compare”
        • Review tabs: General Info, Admissions, Financial Aid, Majors and Degrees, Student Life
        • Review links: Visit Website, Overlaps, Graph
          * Add to “Colleges I’m Thinking About”
      2. VISIT CAMPUSES! (If campuses are not allowing visitors, utilize their virtual tour options and info sessions)
    6. What else does Naviance offer?
      1. College visits – see who is coming and sign up to meet with the admissions representative (on pause during distance learning)
      2. Scholarship list – look for underclassmen opportunities
      3. National scholarship search – register to see what is available NOW, even before senior year
      4. Enrichment programs – find opportunities for summer experiences

    Need additional assistance?  Schedule an appointment with Mrs. Prange and/or sign up for a free Mentor 4 College!

    Presentations:

    JUNIOR COLLEGE PLANNING PRESENTATION - (09.2019)
    PREPARING FOR SENIOR YEAR PRESENTATION - (01.2020)

    College Series: Resources for Families - (09.05.19)
    College Series: Financial Aid Night (09.10.19)

    Helpful College Planning Websites


    Want to know what's coming next year, you can also check out the Senior Class page :)