The Internet belongs to everyone. Let’s keep it that way.

Protect Net Neutrality
Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

College Selection

Selecting the right college for you!
by

Robin Hicklin

on 14 October 2017

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of College Selection

College Selection
What school is best for you?
What should I consider when choosing a college?
Location
Public, Private,
For-Profit?
Areas of study
Student body size
Financial Aid available
Campus Demographics
Housing
Extracurricular Activities
Cost
Religious Affiliation
Transportation
Student-Faculty Ratio
vs.
Average Class Size
GA's and TA's
Admission Standards
Types of colleges
Large vs. Small
Community College
vs
University
Highly Selectivity
ACT 30+
Top 10% graduating class
Less than 30% admitted
Moderately Selective
ACT 23+
Top 50% graduating class
30% -60% admitted
Less Selective
ACT 18+
Top 75% graduating class
95% admitted
Open Admission
ACT required for placement
100% graduating class admitted
Everyone admitted with a High School Degree
Student Life
Trade School
Community College
4 Year University
Average College Cost

Trade School: $10,000 - $30,000 per program
Community College: $4,000 Tuition a year; $8,000
out of district/state
Public 4 year university $10,000 Tuition a year; $20,000 out of state
Private 4 year university $35,000 Tuition a year
Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA)
*
Pell Grant
($0 - $6,000)
*
SEOG Grant
($150 - $500)
*
Missouri Access Grant
($500 - $2000)
*
Stafford Loan
-Subsidized ($3,500 max)
-Unsubsdized ($2,000 max)
- Parent Plus Loan
*
Priority date in MO 2/1
Scholarships
*Institutional Scholarships
-Academic
*start at 23 ACT
*great scholarships 30+ ACT
-Performance Scholarships
*Athletics
*Drama
*Cheer leading
*Band
*Choir
-Need Based
*Community Scholarships
-High School
-Business
-Employers
-Clubs/Civic Groups
-Church

Trade Schools
are usually very
expensive
because they are not publicly funded by the state.
Degrees are lowest paying and offer little hope of
advancement without getting more education.
Degrees are not seen as a college degree.
Community Colleges
offer Certificate Programs and
Associate Degrees. These colleges are usually the
least expensive
and the most like high school.
Certificate Degrees
can be in Truck Driving, EMT, Welding, etc. and usually take a semester to two to complete.
Associate Degrees
take two years to complete and many of these students transfer to a 4 year degree school.
Universities
offer
Bachelor's Degrees
which are 4 year degrees. These schools tend to be the most expensive and well known.
30,000 + students
500 + students
Distance from Home?
* Can I commute?
* Can I go home on weekends?
* Can I go home on the holidays?

Out - of - State
* Tuition Doubles or more
- $5,000.00 goes to $10,000.00
* Lose Missouri Grants and Scholarhips
- MO Access Grant
- MO Bright Flight
Now What?
Full transcript