Tuesday, February 21, 2017

How much does college cost? How will I afford college? Week of 21-23 February

Hey Advisees!
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Homework: 
-See/email me if you have registration or grade/class concerns!
-LATE: Registration Wrap Up Task, Cost of College Sheet
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Big Idea: Systems have interrelated parts
Essential Question: How much does college cost? How will I afford college?
Objectives: I can...
...list and define different ways to make college affordable.
...find examples of scholarships, work study, loans, and grants available at my school.
...set and meet a personal goal.
Performance Task: Write a letter to your parents/guardians describing how you plan to afford college. You'll include reminders for things like how and when to fill out FAFSA and questions you have for them. (This will be done in a few weeks.)
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Tuesday, 21 February
Affording College Day 3

1) Get Ready:
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Have you figured out how to apply for
scholarships at your first choice school?
  1. Move into groups based on your college choices.
  2. Work together to finish your flyer, pamphlet, or presentation (Google Slides, Piktochart, or poster) that shows the different ways to afford your college. These methods for making college affordable are: scholarships, loans, grants, and work study. 
    1. Last Tuesday: Create the layout (example title: Affording UNC-Greensboro) and add the major sections and definitions (You must define the terms: scholarship, loan, grant, and work study.)
    2. Last Wednesday: Find three examples for each category that are available at your school
    3. Today: List how to get each of the examples (What makes you eligible?), Add images
    4. Wednesday: Finish any remaining parts of your presentation
    5. Thursday: Share your information in a gallery walk.
2) Exit Ticket: Write a group to do list for tomorrow.
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Wednesday, 22 February
Affording College Day 4

1) Get Ready:
  1. Move into groups based on your college choices.
  2. Work together to finish your flyer, pamphlet, or presentation (Google Slides, Piktochart, or poster) that shows the different ways to afford your college. These methods for making college affordable are: scholarships, loans, grants, and work study. 
  3. LAUNCH workshops at NCSU
    help students become career ready
    1. Last Tuesday: Create the layout (example title: Affording UNC-Greensboro) and add the major sections and definitions (You must define the terms: scholarship, loan, grant, and work study.)
    2. Last Wednesday: Find three examples for each category that are available at your school
    3. Yesterday: List how to get each of the examples (What makes you eligible?), Add images
    4. Today: Finish any remaining parts of your presentation
    5. Thursday: Share your information in a gallery walk.
2) Exit Ticket: Discuss who will share what information tomorrow.
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Thursday, 23 February
Affording College Share Fair and 
Successful Student Portfolio Work Time


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Have you and your family talked about saving for college?
1) Get Ready: In your log, write what you will do today. Suggested options:
  1. Participate in the Affording College Share Fair and write a reflection answering the following questions:
    1. Are there any colleges that seem to be more affordable than others? Why or why not?
    2. Do you think you'll look mainly for scholarships, grants, loans, or work study? Or, will you look for a combination? Why?
    3. Turn in your index card reflection. 
  2. Work on homework.
2) Closure: Reflect on what you accomplished today by filling in your SSP log.

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