WELCOME CLASS OF 2018 - Seniors!
Seniors: click here for NEXT STEPS: Financial Aid information.
Get a head start……..Avoid long lines in May & June:
During Spring Semester, you will be given a Graduation Clearance Form which will include a Mandatory College Office: “Post Graduate Survey.”
This form will require copies of “All” of your college application decision letters.
So get a head start, and avoid long lines in June: Start to bring in copies of your decision Letters and /or Emails, as you receive them.
This includes letters in the mail or emails regarding your:
· Admissions Acceptance Letters
· Scholarship offers that are offered to you (even if you are not attending that school)
· Copies of any Rejections or Wait List notices.
· Proof of enrollment at the college you plan to attend!
Remember, as you receive decision letters, a copy of these documents should be handed into the College Office.
Ms. Monaco's Financial Planning Workshop - click here for the presentation information. For information on the Excelsior Scholarship, please visit the financial aid section and click on the Excelsior link.
Ms. Monaco's Parent/Student Fall College Planning Workshop - click here for the Presentation.
Don't Miss Out on Any Information pertaining to your College Exploration/Application Process!
Many College Admission Counselors will be here at Murrow to speak with interested students.
ALL SENIORS SHOULD BE USING NAVIANCE. PLEASE REMEMBER TO CHECK YOUR NAVIANCE INBOX FOR EMAILS FROM MS. MONACO. If you changed your email address over the summer, please remember to change it in Naviance too.
COLLEGE EXPLORATION OVERVIEW (click here)
SENIOR TIMELINE-Stay on Track!
SENIOR NEWSLETTERS (click month below)
TEXT MESSAGES: Class of 2018: Sign up for text messages from Ms. Monaco
by Texting @murrow2018 to 81010. Click Here to Access Instructions.
Save the Dates:
- Fall College Fair for Murrow & Midwood being held at Midwood High School on October 25, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Midwood High School is located at 2839 Bedford Avenue.
- Big Apple College Fair at the Jacob Javits Center, Hall1C in New York City on Sunday, October 22nd from 1-4 pm
- SUNY College Fair - The Jacob Javits Center in New York City on Wednesday, October 11th at 4:00 pm.
Information Sessions at the SUNY Welcome Center in NYC (September & October dates) Register at www.suny.edu/student events:
Which SUNY Are You? - Wednesday, September 27th & Wednesday, October 18th at 5:30 pm.
Financial Aid Info Session - Monday, October 2nd & Monday, October 16th at 6:00 pm.
FEE WAIVERS for Exams and College Applications:
In order to see if you qualify for a fee waiver, you must bring in a 1040 Tax Return & W2 for your family. Students receiving Free Lunch MUST bring in their Tax Returns to receive college fee waivers.
Fee Waivers are processed the following bands: Mon. D & F ** Tues. C & G ** Wed. A & F ** Thur. C & J ** Fri. B & H
SAT Test Date: ACT Test Date:
October 7, 2017 October 28, 2017
Register at www.sat.org Register at www.actstudent.org.
HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS
College Board: 866-756-7346 CUNY 212-997-2869 SUNY 800-342-3811 FAFSA 800-433-3243
Naviance Registration: Students should have a Naviance Account - if you do not have an account or you need to reset your email address or password, please come into the College Office, in room 145.
Click here to log on to Naviance. Log in with your email address & the password you created.
New Users: follow the website instructions "Are You New Here, I Need to Register"
College Essay Prompts - It is never too early to begin preparing for next year. Click here for the essay prompts used by the majority of schools across the college sector.
College Reps. Visiting Murrow:
The College Office has many Admissions Reps. scheduled for Meet & Greet Student Sessions here at Murrow.
Visit the "College Visiting" tab for more information. You are encouraged to attend these sessions. Students are welcome to attend a College "Meet & Greet" in the college office, as long as you do not have a Lab or Exam during the band. Please register on Naviance to reserve your spot.