Collinsville, Oklahoma
February 14, 2012
College Prep Topics
Submitted By Paula Bearden
From Jan. 25th
Jr/Sr Parents' Meet
Previous Coverage:

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Copyright 2012 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Collinsville High School Junior/Senior Parent Night

I.) Welcome (Mr. Coleman and Ms. Bearden)

II.) Explanation of order of events

III.) Introduction of Guests (Mr. Tim Fernandez Tulsa Community College)

IV.) Tulsa Achieves (TA) Program:( Mr. Tim Fernandez: Director of TA/TCC)
Deadline to complete TA application process is April 30th, 2012. To be eligible to apply for TA the student must reside in Tulsa County and graduate, on time, from a Tulsa County high school. If eligible you must apply to TCC, complete your FAFSA on line, print TA Agreement form off TCC website, sign form and hand deliver to any of the TCC campuses. (TCC Applications for the 2012-2013 school year are available on-line beginning February 1st.)

V.) Junior Year (#1 priority is current courses and grades!)
1. ACT/SAT Prep and taking the ACT/SAT at least once.
2.College research/selection and attend as many college visits as possible!
(Most College websites have a place to arrange an official visit on line!!!)
3.Planning and scheduling for Senior Year. (Enrollment Mar. 8-16th)
(Concurrent enrollment for Senior year: See ACE College Early)
4.Narrow down college options, minimum of 3!
5.Be ready to apply to college options as soon as transcripts are available:06/12/12

VI.) Senior Year (#1 priority-current courses & meeting graduation requirements!)
1. Take ACT/SAT tests as often as possible.
2. Complete applications to at least 3 college options.
3. Apply for FAFSA Pin number Forms available on 01/01/12!
4. Watch for deadlines from colleges applied to. (eg. Housing and Scholarships)
5. Current grades, verify on-track to graduation. Order cap & gown etc.!

VII.) Wrap-up with Q & A:
The next ACT test is April 14th and the deadline to register is March 9th. CHAD CARGILL ACT TEST PREP will be rescheduled as soon as possible and will be posted on the CHS website.

Please feel free to contact me via phone or e-mail (contact info. below) with any more questions or clarification regarding your child’s grade-level concerns.

Paula K. Bearden’s Contact Info. Office: (918)371-6211 E-mail: