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GREEN Charter of Greenville’s College Counselor:

Ms. Cori Walter: cwalter@scgreencharter.org

GREEN College Counseling: What to Expect?

As a GREEN Charter High School Student I should…..

9th Grade:

  • Conference 1:1 with College & Career Counselor at least once per semester
  • Visit GREEN Charter sponsored College Visits
  • Attend Seminar Series: "Large Public University or Small Private College....which is right for ME?"
  • Explore and get involved with activities, both in and out of school
  • Make the most of academic opportunities
  • Choose summer activities that are fulfilling and engaging
  • Take Accuplacer Test for Greenville Tech’s Early College
  • Take Preliminary  PSAT
  • Upload ZeeMee app to phone and start documenting achievements and activities

 

 

10th Grade:

  • Conference 1:1 with College & Career Counselor at least once per semester
  • Visit GREEN Charter sponsored College Visits
  • Attend Seminar Series
  • Take  PSAT
  • Make the most of academic opportunities
  • Take at least one dual Enrollment class
  • Update ZeeMee App
  • Have a summer job or internship

 

11th Grade:

  • Conference 1:1 with College & Career Counselor at least once per semester
  • Take Fall PSAT and Spring SAT tests
  • Enroll in Spring Test Prep Course
  • Identify Geographic Region and Size of College that you are interested in applying
    • Ex: southeast with an undergrad enrollment of less than 5000 students
  • Visit GREEN Charter sponsored College Visits
  • Continue to Update Zee Mee
  • Visit 3-5 Colleges over summer with family
  • Have a summer job or internship

 


12th Grade: “It’s Game Time!”

  • Follow Senior Year Timeline
  • Meet with College Counselor in August
  • Finalize Zee Mee
  • Consider Early Application Deadlines
  • Ask for Recommendation letters
  • Application Components
    • Research deadlines & requirements for each school
    • Complete applications
      • For Common Application schools, go to commonapp.org
      • For Coalition Application schools, go to coalitionforcollegeaccess.org
      • For non-Common App/non-Coalition App schools, go to the schools’ individual websites                   
    • Draft personal statement (the “main” essay)
    • Draft supplemental essays, if required
    • Submit official test scores from the testing agency (ACT or College Board), if required
    • Gather and send supplemental materials (optional)

GREEN Charter College & Career Counseling:

SENIOR YEAR TIMELINE

WHEN

WHAT

WHO

August, September

Senior Seminars

Application Boot Camp and other workshops for applying to college.

Students and Counselor

Throughout First Semester

Individual meetings

To advise, answer all questions and review applications.

Student and Counselor

September

Finalize College Essays

Student, Counselor and English Teacher

September

Finalize Zee Mee

Student

September, October, November

National Test Dates

SAT and ACT Tests

For students who want to try to improve scores.

Some Students

October, November

SAT Subject Tests  

For students who are applying to colleges that require/recommend them.

Some Students

December 1st

Deadline to Request  Transcripts

Students

January   

Submit the FAFSA

Universal government form for financial aid.

Some Students and Parents

January/ End of second semester

Maintain Good Grades

First semester grades are automatically sent to every college where each student applied.

Students

April/ May

Maintain Waitlist Status

At selected schools, send follow-up materials

Student and Counselor

May 1st

Deadline to Notify One College         

Where enrolling and submit deposit.

Students and Parents

May

AP Tests

AP Students

May / End of Semester 2

Final Transcripts                                    

Final Transcripts are automatically sent to the college where each student is enrolled/waitlisted.

Students

May

GRADUATION!

Students

GREENVILLE

Lower school
1440 Pelham Road.
Greenville, SC 29615
Ph: 864-288-4134
info@scgreencharter.org

Upper school
211 Century Drive
Greenville, SC 29607
Ph: 864-241-0151
info@scgreencharter.org
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MIDLANDS

7820 Broad River Road
Irmo, SC 29063
Ph:(803) 563-5387
midlands@scgreencharter.org
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SPARTANBURG

Opening in 2019.

LOWCOUNTRY

Opening in 2019.

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