JUNIOR STUDENT & PARENT CHECKLIST
Junior Year is Here
During junior year of high school, students are making many important decisions that will impact their post high school and future plans. These decisions are equally important for students who are planning to go to college, join the military, attend a career school, or enter the work force. Many activities and tests are scheduled throughout the year to assist students in the decision making process. The following has been compiled so that you will be able to make plans to participate in the appropriate activities.
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Post Secondary Planning & College Resources
College Reps are coming to SC so sign up now! Please view current schedule and check back on this link for more college visits! Please make a note on your calendar so you remember to attend. You should receive a green pass in your 1st hr as well.
RCS College Night at Adams High School
Wednesday, Oct. 6th, 6-7:30pm
3200 West Tienken Road
Rochester Hills, MI
NACAC (National Association of College Admissions Counselors) are hosting virtual college fairs. Check them out!
College Campus Visits
Campus Visits or Virtual Tour questions and to do's:
Career & Post High Education Planning Using Xello
Educational Development Planning (EDPs), Post Secondary Planning, Career, College
This link is a Google sign on using your RCS gmail info:
Each year students have an opportunity to work on Xello formerly known as CareerCruising during the school day with the guidance of their counselor. Students are encouraged to spend time outside of school researching and exploring future possibilities and career goals. Xello is a wonderful tool that promotes self awareness of skills and interest and an abundance of career and post secondary educational information to help students plan for the future.
VIRTUAL JUNIOR PARENT NIGHT- link is below
Thursday, Dec. 9th, 6:30pm
This is an online event.
PSAT/NMSQT for Juniors
Wednesday, Oct. 13th, 7:30am
6755 Sheldon Road
Rochester Hills, MI
It's a standardized test that provides first hand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSC) and gain access to college and career planning tools.
The PSAT/NMSQT measures: Reading, Writing and Language and Math
National Merit Scholarship Program: https://www.nationalmerit.org
FREE PSAT/SAT TEST Prep Resources
Link your PSAT 9 scores to Khan Academy if you haven't already to get personalize test prep. See video below on how to link your accounts.
SPRING SCHOOL MME DAY TESTING
MME SPRING TESTING
April 14th: WorkKeys® job skills assessments in reading, mathematics, and "locating information" https://www.act.org/workkeys/
DATE TBA: MSTEP-Michigan-developed Science and Social Studies M-STEP
National Saturday SAT & ACT Testing Resources
SAT and SAT subject TESTING Information
SAT tests are traditionally given in August, October, November, December, March, May, and June.https://sat.collegeboard.org/home
Official SAT FREE TEST PREP https://www.khanacademy.org/sat
The 2020-21 SAT Student Guide https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/sat-student-guide.pdf
ACT TESTING Information
Test Prep Resources
Princeton Review: 1-800-273-8439 www.princetonreview.com
Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/sat
Kaplan: 1-800-KAP-TEST (1-800-527-8378) www.kaptest.com
Study Point: 1-87STUDYPOINT (1-877-883-9764) www.studypoint.com
College Quest Educational Services: 248-647-8378 www.collegequestmi.com
Kite Tutoring: 248-726-3165 http://www.kitetutoring.com/
Kabir's Prep: https://www.kabirsprep.com/
Note: THIS LIST IS COMPILED AS A COURTESY SERVICE TO PARENTS AND STUDENTS IT IS NOT TO BE TAKEN AS A RECOMMENDATION. TUTORS LISTED ARE NOT EMPLOYED AS TUTORS BY ROCHESTER COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AND ARE NOT SUBJECT TO BACKGROUND CHECKS. IF YOU INTEND TO USE THIS LIST TO LOCATE A TUTOR OR ORGANIZATION, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO INTERVIEW CANDIDATES AND MAKE A SELECTION BASED ON INFORMATION YOU FEEL IS RELEVANT TO YOUR PARTICULAR NEEDS.
Free Test Prep Websites & Resources
Registration Checklist http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/eligibility_center/Student_Resources/Registration_Checklist.pdf
2. Make sure you are meeting eligibility requirements. (SCHS school code 233-201)
Eligibility Reference Sheet http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/eligibility_center/Quick_Reference_Sheet.pdf
Division 1 and 2 Course Worksheets
3. Send your ACT/SAT scores to NCAA (code 9999)