College & Career News - October 6th, 2017

College & Career Center Web Page

The College & Career web site has been updated with great information on the college process.  Students and parents can now schedule appointments online for a personalized college meeting.  If you need a different time then what is on the appointment calendar just email laursnak@mpsaz.org.  Check it out at http://www.mpsaz.org/rmhs/services/careercenter

FAFSA – FAFSA – FAFSA

FAFSA is open!  Colleges, scholarship organizations and federal student loans may require you to fill out the FAFSA so don’t delay.  Log in now at https://fafsa.ed.gov/FAFSA/app/fafsa?locale=en_US

  FAFSA Workshops for Seniors & Parents

 October 25th – 1p.m. to 3 p.m.  & October 30th @ 6 p.m. –  workshop to complete the FAFSA.  We will have FAFSA advisers from various organizations and colleges to help you with your FAFSA.  Sign up in the College Center or email Mrs. Rusnak at larusnak@mpsaz.org.

MCC & GCU Partnership

MCC announces an innovative pathway to STEM partnership with GCU, which allows students to start and complete a bachelor’s degree in five science program areas entirely at MCC.  Students complete 60-84 transferable MCC credits and continue to learn on an MCC campus in classes taught by GCU faculty. 

Program choices are:

Biology with pre-health (Red Mountain Campus)

Biology for Secondary Education (Red Mountain Campus)

Computer Programming (Dobson Campus)

Information Technology (Dobson Campus)

Mathematics for Secondary Education (Red Mountain Campus)

Learn more at.gcu.edu/mccstem

College Visits @ Red Mountain in the Commons

Sign up in the College & Career Center for a pass from class or text on the remind app to request a pass, include your student id number.  College visits are open to all grade levels. Join the College & Career Center remind app - Text @redmount to 81010

October 2017

Additions in Blue

Cal Baptist Univ. – October 17th – 1st hour

GCU – October 19th – 3rd Hour

Utah Valley (UVU) - October 23rd - 2nd & Lion Time

Lake Forest College - October 24th - 2nd & Lion Time

ASU – Mary Lou Fulton Teaching College – 4th Hour

Univ. of Utah – October 26 – 4th hour

University of Hawaii - October 27th - 2nd & Lion Time

 

Military Visits @ Red Mountain in the Commons

Military visits will take place in the Commons.  Students can stop in during their lunch hours or receive a pass from class by signing up ahead of time in the college center.

Air Force – 1st Monday of the month

Marines & Navy – Wednesday

Army – Thursday

National Guard - TBD

Scholarships

There are various scholarships available to students.  Some scholarships are available starting your freshmen year in high school.  Finding and applying for scholarships does take time and effort.  Start early with a plan and stay organized.  We update our MPS Scholarship Page daily.  Scholarships are listed by due date and alphabetically.  See Mrs. Rusnak if you need assistance.

 

Mesa Public Schools College Fair

Monday, October 23, 2017 MPS College Fair 
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Dobson High School, Gym

We have over 150 colleges and universities for students to choose from.  
This is a great event for all high school students to attend.

Exhibitor List

 

Tufts University – Who Gets In and Why

Topics include:

·       How do colleges evaluate a high school transcript?

·       Tips on successful essay writing & the impact of an application supplement

·       The role of recommendations and interviews in a  highly selective admission process

·       How to highlight intangible factors

When: Monday, October 16th @ 6:30 p.m.

Where:  Arizona School for the Arts – 1410 N. 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004

RSVP: https://ugrad.admissions.tufts.edu/portal/in_your_area

 

Pepperdine Fall Admission Event

Pepperdine will be doing Regional Information Sessions in the area. You and your family are invited to join the admissions team at one of their fall admission events. These events will give you the opportunity to learn more about Pepperdine University, ask questions about the admission and aid process, and aid process, and connect with members of the Pepperdine Community

Saturday, October 21, 2017
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Marriott Mesa
200 N Centennial Way
Mesa, AZ 85201
480-898-8300

HOBY - Sophomores

Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Conference

Red Mountain is providing a scholarship to send two sophomore students to the Hugh O'Brian (HOBY) leadership conference this summer (date in June 2018 TBD). Two students will be chosen from the applications turned in.  There will be an information meeting during 4th hour on October 24th led by last year’s representatives, Brennen Cockrell and Brandon Good. Any sophomore student interested in the seminar should pick up an application in the College Center or at RMHS HOBY Application and return it by Friday, October 27th. Hoby information can be found at http://www.hobyarizona.org/.

 

2017 – 2018 SAT Testing Dates

Test Date

Regular Registration Deadline

Late Registration Deadline (Late Fee)

November 4, 2017

 

October 5, 2017

October 25, 2017

December 2, 2017

 

November 2, 2017

November 21, 2017

March 10, 2018

 

February 9, 2018

February 28, 2018

May 5, 2018

 

April 6, 2018

April 25, 2018

June 2, 2018

 

May 3, 2018

May 23, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

** Students may register online for the SAT Test at www.collegeboard.org

     Red Mountain High School SAT Location Code #03154

    Red Mountain High School Code #030221

 

2017 – 2018 ACT Testing Dates

Test Date

Regular Registration Deadline

Late Registration Deadline

(Late Fee)

December 9, 2017

 

November 3, 2017

November 17, 2017

February 10, 2018

 

January 12, 2018

January 19, 2018

April 14, 2018

 

March 9, 2018

March 23, 2018

June 9, 2018

 

May 4, 2018

May 18, 2018

July 14, 2018

 

June 15, 2018

June 22, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

** Students may register online for the ACT Test at act.org

     Red Mountain High School Code #030221

 

ACT/SAT Prep Classes

MY CLASS 101 - Mesa

Improve Your SAT Score! Increase Your Merit Awards & Admission App!

 

·       Two Practice Tests

·       Test Analysis

·       Test-taking Tips & Strategies

·       Identify Areas of Weakness

·       Improve Your Weak Trends

For 20 years and more than 3,200 students, improvement averaged 120-150 points toward their total score.

 

The below schedule is for December 2th  SAT Test only

 

Classes will be held at the Las Sendas Business Center Conference Room

2929 N. Power Road Suite 101, Mesa, AZ 85215

 

Class 1

Reading

   

Class 4

Reading

 

Sunday

10/22/17

12:30-3:00 pm

 

Sunday

11/12/17

12:30-3:00 pm

             

Class 2

English

   

Class 5

English

 

Sunday

10/29/17

12:30-3:00 pm

 

Sunday

11/19/17

12:30-3:00 pm

             

Class 3

Math

   

Class 6

Math

 

Sunday

11/05/17

12:30-3:00 pm

 

Sunday

11/26/17

12:30-3:00 pm

 

Complete 6 week course $399 or 4 Week Review $299  SAT Prep book is provided

 

 

The below schedule is for December 9th  ACT Test only

 

 

Class 1

English

   

Class 5

English

 

Sunday

10/15/17

3:00-5:30 pm

 

Sunday

11/12/17

3:00-5:30 pm

             

Class 2

Math

   

Class 6

Math

 

Sunday

10/22/17

3:00-5:30 pm

 

Sunday

11/19/17

3:00-5:30 pm

             

Class 3

Reading

   

Class 7

Reading/Science

 

Sunday

10/29/17

3:00-5:30 pm

 

Sunday

11/26/17

3:00-5:30 pm

             

Class 4

Science

   

Class 8

Review

TEST WEEK

Sunday

11/05/17

3:00-5:30 pm

 

Sunday

12/03/17

3:00-5:30 pm

 

Complete 8 week course $499 or 4 Week Review $299  -  ACT Prep book is provided

 Please register by emailing scoats@myclass101.com.

Classes will be held at the Las Sendas Business Center Conference Room

2929 N. Power Road Suite 101, Mesa, AZ 85215

Questions?  Call 480-428-0101 or email scoats@myclass101.com for a free consultation.

 

Help Wanted

FINDINGKING.COM is looking to hire warehouse associates for evenings and weekends.  Must be able to move merchandise weighing up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.  Contact Brian at 480-222-2005 for an interview.

 

FINDINGKING.COM – 3007 N. Norfolk Mesa AZ 85215

 

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