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Counseling News

NAVIANCE NEW LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS:

LOGIN INFORMATION: (also watch video tutorial on link to the right)

Go to http://connection.naviance.com/newporthhs

Set this as a bookmark on your home computer so you can return to it easily.

USERNAME:  your NHHS Student ID.  Usually this ID is six-digits.

PASSWORD:  your computer login password for network use.  This is the password that you use for all computers in the library and all computer labs at NHHS.  It is also your WIFI password.  If you do not know your password, the college center and the library have it.

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NHHS and Princeton Review are offering a SAT/ACT practice test for 9th and 10th grade students:

What:  PRA Practice Test Day.  CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM

Determine if you are better at the SAT or ACT.  This is a full-length test with a little SAT and a little ACT to measure your natural abilities.

Where:  NHHS

When:  Saturday, February 8th from 8:00am-12:00pm

Register at ASB by February 6 with $15 contribution payable to Newport Harbor HS

Scores handback night on Wednesday, February 26 at 7pm.  At handback night, you will receive a detailed report showing your strengths and weaknesses.  Test for 9th and 10th grade students, as juniors are taking the real SAT and/or ACT at this time.

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SENIORS:

Many of you are working on your College Applications.  Here is some helpful information for you:

University of California (UC) website:  www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply

Fall 2014 application opens on October 1st.  Submit it November 1-30.

 

California State University (CSU) Website:  www.csumentor.edu

Submission period opens October 1st.

 

Common Application Schools:  www.commonapp.org

Opened August 1st.  There are over 500 colleges that use Common App.  Visit website for member list.

 

Letters of recommendation worksheet for students

Letters of recommendation worksheet for parents

Getting organized worksheet

Student activity worksheet to assist with applications

Naviance

College Application Reference Sheet and Early Applicants

Counseling News:

*** SAT/ACT PRACTICE WEBSITE PROGRAM-EPREP: 

Thanks to the Newport Harbor Educational Foundation, E-Prep for NHHS students is free of charge:

SAT/ACT Prep: Eprep Is an online SAT/ACT preparation program.  To receive an orientation and registration, please sign up in the College Center with Mary Glenn or email mglenn@nmusd.us

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For login information and instructions on NAVIANCE FAMILY CONNECTION, please click here.


 

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College Representative Visits

College representatives from colleges throughout the country visit NHHS College & Center in the fall.  These visits are open to all students, grades 9-12.  The schedule is updated weekly, so please check this site often, listen to announcements and check your school loop and weekly bulletin emails.  The representatives are often the same person who will be reading your college application, so you are encouraged to attend.  The 2013-2014 College Representative Visit Schedule is updated HERE.  Representatives interested in scheduling a visit, please email Mary Glenn at mglenn@nmusd.us

 

NCAA Registration for Juniors

Now is the time for college-bound student-athletes in the junior class to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center if they plan on participating in college athletics.  Early registration promotes positive planning and involvement, bypasses the last-minute rush and helps college-bound student-athletes avoid issues that may delay their academic and amateur certifications.  The registration process is easy and can be done by:



1.            Logging on to the Eligibility Center's new Web site at www.eligibilitycenter.org;
2.            Selecting the “NCAA College-Bound Student-Athlete" 
3.            Selecting the “New Account” tab at the top of the screen; and

4.            Begin registration process.

 

 

Seniors:

Transcripts are not automatically mailed.  You must pay $3 for them in the ASB office and submit the receipt to Mrs. Miner in the Counseling Office.  For NCAA transcripts, please print the NCAA second transcript request form off of the NCAA website and submit this form along with your receipt to Mrs. Miner.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Miner at aminer@nmusd.us .