Senior Group Meetings Presented by North Hunterdon High School Guidance Department
Overview of Information • Guidance Web Page • College Visits • TCCiNaviance • Transcript Release Form • Autumn Tasks for Seniors • College Application Procedures • Student Responsibilities • Counselor Responsibilities
Guidance Web Page Here you will find information on: • Staff and e-mail addresses • Calendar of all events sponsored by the guidance department • Counseling programs • School profile and more… • The web page can be found on the North Hunterdon web page under guidance. The address is: http://www.nhvweb.net/NHHS/Guidance/
College Visits • Pick up College Visit Authorization form in Guidance • Form must be signed by student, parent & counselor • Must be submitted to counselors a minimum of 3 days prior to visit • Within 5 days of returning to school the student must provide written verification of the visit on school letterhead. It must include the date and time of the visit.
TCCiNaviance • https://connection.naviance.com/fc/signin.php?hsid=nhhs • A Web-based service designed especially for students and parents. Family Connection is a comprehensive website that you can use to help in making decisions about courses, colleges, and careers. • Family Connection will allow you to research colleges: • Compare GPA, standardized test scores, and other statistics to actual historical data from our school for students who have applied and been admitted in the past
Transcript Release Form • Forms can be picked up in the guidance office. • In order to complete the form you will need to provide the following information: • Student Name, ID # and date of graduation • Name and address of the college the transcript is being sent to • Deadline for the transcript to be sent • Signature of a parent/guardian if the student is under 18 years of age • Class rank will not be included on the transcript. If you are applying for a scholarship and need class rank, a letter must be written to Mrs. Patricia Raleigh, Director of Guidance stating the name of the scholarship and signed by parents.
College Application ProceduresStudent Responsibilities • Obtain and send applications with fees. • If teacher recommendations are required, give teachers any required forms and stamped envelopes addressed to the college. Request that teachers mail them directly to the colleges by the deadlines. • Request an appointment with your counselor. • Arrive at appointment with a completed transcript release form, an addressed envelope, and any counselor secondary school reports that may be required for each college. All materials must be handed to your counselor directly. • Inform your counselor of colleges’ decision (accepted, not accepted, wait-listed) as they come in. • By May, inform your counselor of the school you will be attending, and complete the Senior Survey, so that a final transcript may be sent in July.
College Application ProcessCounselor Responsibilities • Counselor will complete a secondary school report if provided and a counselor recommendation, if requested in advance. (Junior packets must be filled in order for a recommendation to be completed). • Student’s transcripts and a NHHS profile will be mailed to colleges. • Seventh semester reports will be mailed to each college to which the student has applied.
Please note: NHHS will submit six (6) transcripts to the colleges of your choice free of charge. Students will be billed in June for any additional transcripts at the rate of $2.00 per school. The Guidance Office will need 10 business days in order to receive the request for a transcript, process it and send it out. Be aware of school vacations and holidays and school deadlines.
Thank you very much for taking the time to join us. Wishing you a terrific Senior Year!